Category Archives: Exmoor 2006

And then home

We were both up early so managed to pack up, clear up and saddle up by 9am. We stopped for a refreshing tea/coffee in Muchelney. Someone was busy in the church so I just wandered round the graveyard – found … Continue reading

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Climbing Mount Bossington

Was up and out by 6:30. Today the plan was to climb Mount Bossington. That’s right. All 308 feet of it! Ok, ok, it’s actually called Bossington Hill but the path is very steep. As I climbed higher so the … Continue reading

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Coplestone Warre Bampfylde

Up at 6 and hit the road by 7. This morning I decided to climb up to the Whitstone Post. Heading out along the toll road I turned up into the woods as soon as a path appeared. It was … Continue reading

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The great wall of Bishops Lydeard

So much for going to bed early. I woke up at 5, laid in bed for half an hour then decided I may as well get up. Decided to walk over to the tower again seeing as the weather was … Continue reading

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Watch out for this hole

Up at 7 and out for another walk by 8. A gloomy day with rain predicted. This morning I went through Porlock and headed for the shingle beach. I walked along towards Bossington, passing the lime kilns on the way. … Continue reading

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The pig & the lamb

Up at 7 to set out at 8 for the walk to Culbone Church, the smallest parish church in England. A glorious morning, all blue and sunny. I set off down the track to Porlock Weir, breathing in the heady … Continue reading

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Mud & twisted trees

Up with the sparrows and their wind breaking ways. The morning was gorgeous. No clouds, all sun and blue sky. After downing my first (and usual) morning coffee, I wandered down to the village to buy the Sunday Times. Not … Continue reading

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The perfect cashier

Porlock I shall forget thee not. Here by the unwelcome summer rain confined But often shall hereafter call to mind How here, a patient prisoner, twas my lot To wear the lonely, lingering close of day, Making my sonnet by … Continue reading

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