Local short walk around Tutshill, Netherhope, Woodcroft and Boughspring ending up at a favourite cafe, Toast.
Weird goings on around the quarry where a live horror event is being prepared. Would love to put up all the photos but don’t want to spoil the fun for anyone local who is thinking of going!
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That old favourite, inspiration of J R Tolkien’s The Lonely Mountain: the Sugar Loaf above Abergavenny. A gentle, simple walk on the whole with just a few long steep climbs but generally straight forward and easy on the feet with lots of soft springy grass to walk on. After 6 weeks being confined to the lowlands it was particularly inspiring to be able to stand at the trig point and take in the sweeping views.
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A shorter ramble today that turned into a longer one by mistake. These things just happen sometimes. Usually because we get distracted and miss a turn or two but it’s often only by getting lost that we end up in interesting places we’d might have overlooked. Such was our experience this morning. A dull day weather wise but at least we just missed the drizzle!
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Walking from Llanthony Priory, up to the Hatterall Ridge along the track known as the Rhiw Cwrw (Beer Track) an ancient track used by the monks of Llanthony Priory to transport casks of beer from Llanthony to Longtown on the other side of the Ridge. All I can say is they must have really liked their beer to do this. Rather them than me!
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A misty drizzle of a day for a quick tramp through the woods and a good excuse to visit one of the best places in Monmouthshire to have coffee – The Filling Station in Tintern. Had the rare pleasure of bumping into friends along the way with their medley of dogs (Nicky Lee & Ruth Harper) – I think that’s a first!
It’s only the hardy types who venture out on days like this and we rarely meet anyone at all, let alone people we know.
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