Archive for the tag '#walk1000miles2020'

Now things are beginning to reopen we took the opportunity to visit Hampton Court Castle Gardens in Hope Under Dinmore.  On arrival our first port of call was the Orangery Cafe where we sat outside in the sunshine enjoying a sandwich whilst taking in the view.
After lunch we enjoyed a walk around the gardens which [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jul 27th 2020

I eventually got around to exploring the new walking route/area that I researched a few weeks ago.
The walk was a refreshing change from my doorstop walks. There was an abundance of wildlife to see including two bold rats due to the area being so quiet.
I will be back to explore the area further along with [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jul 23rd 2020

It was lovely to be able to embark on a morning drive to Clun. When we arrived, although there was hardly anyone we had a little trouble finding a place to park. Once we had solved the parking problem we headed to the Postcard Cafe for an early lunch. After ordering lunch, in my case [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 5th 2020

Despite this years obstacles, firstly floods and then limited walking due to lockdown I have eventually reached 500 miles in my #walk1000miles challenge. I am so pleased that I am half way there
As luck would have it my 500 mile reward (only ordered on Sunday) arrived today. I am looking forward to trying [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jun 30th 2020

…tricking Mr C into a short walk

On Saturday afternoon we visited Buildwas Abbey which turned out be more brief than we had intended. Parts are inaccessible at the moment due to renovations and barriers closing off areas due to Covid-19. Just after we arrived a photographer turned up and whilst taking our own photographs we [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 21st 2020

My afternoon walk took my to Leegomery Pools. The goslings have grown such a lot that I almost didn’t spot them. After my circuit of the pool I decided to walk back on a route that I had explored last year.

Walking on this pathway home I noticed another pathway going off in a different direction, [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 17th 2020

My medals have arrived for two walking challenges that I undertook before the lockdown restrictions were eased.
Due to the recommended hour for a walk once a day I was limited to the 5k (3.1 miles) option.
VE Day Challenge – 3.31 miles completed on 11 May 2020 taking 60 minutes. This event commemorated 75 years since [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jun 16th 2020

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