Tag Archives: Just Giving

SWCP – an unprecedented pause…

It saddened me greatly when it dawned on me last weekend that we’d have to hang up our boots for some time… The thought of weekends slipping by unwalked, and unexplored on the coast path fills me with dread and … Continue reading

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SWCP #25, 26 & 27 Portreath to Zennor Head – Day 1

Bank holiday weekend in August saw us back on the path, and enjoying camping too. We managed to chuck a few walks together and get from Portreath through Hayle to Lelant on the first day, and then from Lelant to … Continue reading

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SWCP # 24 Perranporth to Portreath

After a break of a few weeks whilst RS and I were road-tripping through Europe, we got back on the path, despite very very much not feeling up to it. But as always, I have never been disappointed on the … Continue reading

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SWCP – half way…

I’ve done it! I have reached (over) half way and am now on the home straight. Nearly 11 months after starting, and nowhere near finishing, here’s a reflection on what it is to walk the South West Coast Path… The … Continue reading

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SWCP #22 & 23 Newquay to Perranporth

This was undoubtedly one of my favourite walks – not least because we walked on my birthday weekend but we were lucky to have had wall to wall sunshine, fabulous camping and great friends. I have set the bar very … Continue reading

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SWCP #21 Porthcothan to Newquay

This walk took us from the quiet little bay of Porthcothan, where we had finished the previous Sunday to Newquay, arguably the biggest party town in the southwest, well- known for its world class surfing as well as a stag … Continue reading

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SWCP #19 & 20 Padstow to Porthcothan

I don’t think there has been a stretch I have not enjoyed or found exhilarating, but this stretch was certainly one of my favourites. Perhaps it was the crystal clear turquoise waters and white sand that made me think of … Continue reading

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SWCP #15 & 16 Crackington Haven to Boscastle and Boscastle to Tintagel

It seems odd to write this post, from so far back along in North Cornwall, when I have done some 100 miles of the path since, and so odd that I should be able to walk faster than something – … Continue reading

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SWCP #14 Bude to Crackington Haven

This was the first of a four day walking and camping adventure during half term in May earlier this year. Such is life that after half term I was thrown full force into work and didn’t really come up for … Continue reading

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Where have all the blog posts gone?

Good morning lovely folk! This blog has been neglected and now I am so far behind, I have no idea where to start! The last time I wrote, I was somewhere in the North of Cornwall on my walk, approaching … Continue reading

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