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New – Kings of Wessex – Making a trail

Smatterings of frost glistened as David and I packed a rucksack, picked up our boots, Dictaphone, notebook and camera and headed for the Dorset and Somerset borders, with the intent of creating and testing a new trail.

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Spellbound by mist

Sunday’s dawn broke as a golden ball of fire, at first slowly creeping above the horizon, then gathering pace, up, up into the sky.

I was spell bound by the mists, hovering almost ghost like above the river. And the

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Dorset Royal Chase – New walking trip

It was a small but interesting party who set off keenly on Saturday morning to walk through North Dorset’s spectacular countryside in England.

Julia Killick (CBE) and Lynn Bann are Foot Trails newest volunteer trail guides, responsible for walking our

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A right pea souper

We emerge from our car into a right pea souper. Fog hangs like a white veil across the wintry countryside. Everything looks hazy. Soon fine droplets start clinging to our hair and clothes forming a white layer.

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Walking and health hits headlines

Walking has made the front and prominent pages of some well known British newspapers today.

A new scientific research project has concluded that just 20 minutes walking a day can help us to live longer.

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Walking – It can take commitment

I love my work for Foot Trails. But often after an active week I’m more than ready for a walk myself.

And that’s just what I mean by today’s subject title. Walking. Sometimes it takes commitment. Because it does.

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Barges, crab apples and mist

Barges, crab apples and mist A Sunday walk around Bath’s valleys (Bath City and Country walking tour) On Sunday I left the house early and walked up into the rolling hills that surround Bath. I had spent the week in

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A Georgian Wander for Anna

I moved to Bath all of two weeks ago to start my journey with Foot Trails. Christmas shopping trips and city centre lunches left me feeling I had seen most of the city, with not an awful lot left to

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