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A coastal view from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

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New cover of The Ridgeway Companion showing Devil's Punchbowl.
There were celebrations in the Trail office last week as the latest edition of The Ridgeway Companion was sent to the printers for production....
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27/01/2014
Thames Path
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A wooden footbridge deep in water, no footpath visible
Although the flood waters have started to drop they are still causing a danger and problem to walkers on many stretches of the Trail.  We...
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20/01/2014
The Ridgeway
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Thick hoar frost in Mature Oak woodland
All paths need regular maintenance and this Trail is no exception.  During the summer it is lovely to enjoy the views and wildlife either...
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Flood water covers the Thames Path, at Iffley, Oxford
Dear Old Father Thames continues to exert his influence over the fields and properties close to the River as well as the Thames Path. ...
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Band of merry Trail volunteers, 2013
For January, dare I say, gales/flooding apart, to date it has been pretty mild.I challenge anyone who says that winter landscapes are dull; the...
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02/01/2014
Thames Path
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.....might be a bit muddy. We've had so much rain over the past few weeks that if you're planning a walk along the Thames Path, it...
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18/12/2013
South Downs Way
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New Bridleway gate on the South Downs Way
The leaves have all fallen and the nights have drawn in, the temperature has dropped and many creatures have tucked themselves up for the winter...
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18/12/2013
Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path
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View of Brancaster/Burnham Deepdale Marsh following tidal surge Dec 2013
What an interesting few weeks!I know I enjoy my time on the route above all else, however I’ve spent everyday for the past two weeks on...
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 Last survivor of the battle of Crogen makes bid for European stardom Seven months after Wales’ most iconic oak trees, the Pontfadog...
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24/10/2013
The Ridgeway
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Saturday 9th November sees the return of our weekend volunteer tasks.  We will be clearing encroaching scrubby vegetation from the sides of...
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