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Fifth Week

Fifth Week

Another week completed – Five down and just two to go! 420 miles completed and just 130 more! Twinned Toilets… Amazing Hospitality… Blisters & Sandals… Hilarious Humming… This week I was joined by my son, Chris, who walked with me from Winchester to Upper Beeding, a distance of nearly 60 miles. It was great toRead more about Fifth Week[…]

Things on my mind

Things on my mind

A few things have occupied my mind over these first two weeks of walking. I won’t share much about them with you, as they will form some of my final reflections on the journey….. The limitation of our vision Hospitality Place of Worship or Tourist Resort? Burdens we carry The narrow path

First Week

First Week

Cornwall certainly has been a county of variety this week for me: From the cliffs and spectacular sea views of the Coastal Path, to the tranquil beauty of quite, tree lined country lanes and woodland tracks. From the blistering heat of Monday and Tuesday, to the torrential rain of Friday. From small stone parish churches,Read more about First Week[…]

Route Update

Route Update

I have uploaded a new route GPX file and map for the journey 21 Portesham to Dorchester because I have tweaked the route a little to take in Maiden Castle. Not sure why I missed it out in the first place really!

All Routes Published and Equipment Exchange Update

All Routes Published and Equipment Exchange Update

All of the daily routes are now published to the site as gpx files. I have amended route 11 from Princetown to Ashburton and uploaded a new file. Weekend Equipment Exchanges are now just about finalised. I have volunteers for Exeter, Dorchester, Winchester, Brighton, Rye and Canterbury. The only weekend that I havent managed toRead more about All Routes Published and Equipment Exchange Update[…]

Route Maps and Confirmation Emails

Route Maps and Confirmation Emails

This morning I have started to load copies of my daily route maps onto the site. They can be viewed online and also downloadable as GPX files. I have also been sending out my Final Confirmation emails and letters to all of my overnight hosts, confirming dates, routes, times and contact information.

Week Two

Week Two

WEEK TWO DAY EIGHT – Monday 24th July – Lostwithiel to Liskeard – 12.57 Miles – 4H:57M Week two sees me leaving Lostwithiel for a mixed day of small roads and track-ways through Trewindle, Penveton, Connon, St Pinnock and Trevelmond, before arriving in Liskeard. Overnight courtesy of St Martin’s Church Liskeard.       DAYRead more about Week Two[…]

Week One

Week One

WEEK ONE DAY ONE – Monday 17th July – Land’s End to Penzance – 14.18 Miles – 5H:18M My pilgrimage journey begins at Land’s End. I will be walking across country to St Buryan church and then picking up the coast path near Lamora and following it around to Penzance. Overnight courtesy of Penzance BaptistRead more about Week One[…]