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A coastal view from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Trail Blogs

19/02/2014
The Ridgeway
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Fallen trees near Watlington
We are receiving reports of trees that have fallen across the Trail as a result of the strong winds during the past few days.  As with the...
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14/02/2014
The Ridgeway
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Although The Ridgeway generally takes a higher route away from the valley bottoms, and areas of potential flooding, the section between Goring...
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Alongside the (lower) River Wye between Brockweir and Bigsweir in Gloucestershire. This section was also affected by a landslip in December 2012...
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12/02/2014
Thames Path
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The River Thames has burst its banks and flooded the Thames Path in many areas all the way from the source to London.  At the moment the...
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10/02/2014
Thames Path
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It is always good to receive feedback from Trail users; positive comments are especially appreciated by the Trails Team but negative comments...
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It is always good to receive feedback from Trail users; positive comments are especially appreciated by the Trails Team but negative comments...
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04/02/2014
Thames Path
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Last week I was suggesting that the flood waters were beginning to recede and, with caution, you could start to enjoy the Thames Path again....
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04/02/2014
The Ridgeway
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View with the white chalk of The Ridgeway heading east of Waylands Smithy
An important area of work at this time of the year on The Ridgeway is the management of the ever encroaching scrub and other woodier vegetation...
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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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