Blogs - 2014

 

Review of Trailblazer's The Walking Anthology 16/12/14

Trailblazer's The Walkers Anthology draws on writings of more than 50 literary figures from around the world - Bill Bryson, Thomas Hardy, Charles Dickens, Daniel Defoe.....

Walking as Natural Exploration 28/09/14

If DIY local walking with your own map is a bit daunting......then a good place to start is to find a local walking group.....

Review of Monty Don's "The Road to Tholonet - A French Garden Journey" 01/08/14

If you purchased this as a coffee table book add-on to Monty Don's BBC TV series about French Gardens, you maybe somewhat disappointed. It's not that he doesn't revisit these gardens in the book....

Review of Wink Lorch's Book "Jura Wine" 15/07/2014

We purchased this beautiful book through the author's project on the Kickstarter crowd-funding website and we're so glad we did. A more comprehensive book on Jura Wine, you will not find.....

Madonna and the Ramblers 07/06/2014

One of the downsides of creating unique walking holiday experiences, is the effort required to check that the chosen footpaths are still relevant and are the most appropriate for the conditions or time of year.....

Review of Trailblazer's Guidebook Dorset & South Devon Coast Path 03/05/2014

Trailblazer's guidebook is the 3rd in the series that covers the last 217 miles of the South West Coast Path - Britain's longest national trail - and completes the 630 miles of the route....

Long Distance Footpaths - Britain's Healthy Obsession 02/04/2014

In my previous blog I explored Britain's footpaths through the experiences of Mike Parker in his book "The Wild Rover." Now I want to look at Britain's Long Distance Footpaths and whether they are worth the compulsion to complete them that some people dedicate and why at High Point Holidays....

Britain's Rights of Way - Discovering your Local Footpaths 18/02/2014

I recently finished reading Mike Parker's "The Wild Rover - a Blistering Journey along Britain's Footpaths", an enjoyable exploration of the history of land access and ownership through his own travels along Britain's footpaths. I will be exploring some its topics in our blogs over the coming months....

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