Berwickshire Coastal Path: Burnmouth to Berwick

Burnmouth on the Berwickshire Coastal Path

Berwickshire Coastal Path: Burnmouth to Berwick HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews The sun finally shone in what has been a damp and cloudy winter and spring and so we set off to walk another section of the Berwickshire Coastal Path. Having previously walked between St Abbs and Eyemouth, we were now up for a slightly longer…

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Walk in Malaga City

Walk in Malaga City - view of the bullring

Walk in Malaga City HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews We have been enjoying walks in Malaga City almost every February/March since 2016 and have explored many routes around the city and along the approximately 10km of promenade that extends along the coast both east and west of the city centre. This walk in Malaga City is…

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The Lairig Ghru Walk

Part of the Lairig Ghru walking route

The Lairig Ghru Walk HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews Sometimes the stars align and you can’t miss the opportunity for an outdoor adventure. This was the case this September when I tackled The Lairig Ghru walk with a wonderful new companion, Caron Gaisford. We had met virtually last year via Explorers Connect and had been planning…

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Circular Walk from Roxburgh – a forager’s paradise

Rosehips on the circular walk from Roxburgh

Circular Walk from Roxburgh – a forager’s paradise HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews This circular walk from Roxburgh is relatively short, but perfectly formed. Walking it on a late summer/early autumn day we could only marvel at the season’s abundance: a forager’s paradise. Luckily, I just happened to have some foraging bags in my rucksack. Roxburgh…

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Berwickshire Coastal Path – St Abbs to Eyemouth

A group of people birdwatching from the Berwickshire Coastal Path

Berwickshire Coastal Path – St Abbs to Eyemouth HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews This is only a small part of the stunning Berwickshire Coastal Path, but it packs a punch in terms of beauty and wildlife. This route covers most of the coast adjacent to the Berwickshire Marine Reserve, so I was pleased to lead another…

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Guided Walk at St Abbs Head – June 2023

The guided walk at St Abbs

Guided Walk at St Abbs Head – June 2023 HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews I was back at St Abbs Head June 7th 2023 leading my regular walk for Berwickshire Marine Reserve. Eight of us set out from St Abbs to explore the National Nature Reserve on a chilly evening. We started off by seeing two…

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A Cuckoo’s Tale: In June I Change My Tune

picture of a cuckoo

A Cuckoo’s Tale: In June I Change My Tune HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews Last week I read that the male cuckoos that are part of the cuckoo tracking project were already leaving the UK and returning to Africa to overwinter, their job done in terms of ensuring the next generation. These first ones to fly…

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Bere Island

Bere Island Trip with a parkrun Another Day in Paradise Saturday was yet another beautiful day and we jumped in the car before 8:00am as we had a ferry to catch. The road from Coomkeen on the Sheep’s Head Peninsular is a challenge in itself, as it is a winding single track that is very…

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Walks on Sheep’s Head Peninsular, County Cork

View across Dunmanus Bay from Sheeps Head Peninsular

Walks on Sheep’s Head Peninsular, County Cork HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews We were lucky enough to get the chance to house sit for a friend’s sister on Sheep’s Head Peninsular, Bantry in south-west Ireland for three weeks this May. Although we took laptops with us and kept on our client work, it gave us the…

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Walks from Langholm

Riverside walk in Langholm

Walks from Langholm HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews On our way back from walking in the the Lake District we decided to stop off to try one of the walks in Langholm. Some work has obviously gone into the walking network from this border town, with a series of routes set up and described on this…

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