On Saturday I took a walk along the Thames Creek in Essex with a photography group. Leaving Benfleet we walked along the creek and then up to Hadleigh Castle and down to Leigh on Sea.
This week I took another long walk through the spectacular Kent countryside. The walk started at Lullingstone and went up a hill, one tree hill by my reckoning, through the wheat fields smothered in poppies, across a fairway on a … Continue reading
This week’s walk through the Kent countryside involved a three mile stretch along the Royal Military Canal built at the beginning of the 19th century as a defence against possible invasion. However, the threat from Napoleon and his armies had … Continue reading
On Saturday some friends and I joined the Greensand Way for a 4 mile walk near the village of Pluckley in Kent. Pluckley is said to be the most haunted village in Britain although I think you’d have to spend … Continue reading
On Saturday’s walk through the Kent countryside we stopped at the ruins of St Mary’s church at Little Chart for lunch. The original structure was built around 1200 and added to over the next couple of hundred years. It was … Continue reading