Behind the scenes as a new Foot Trail is created

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...

At this time of year the fields of barley (with its long wispy delicate whiskers) and wheat are starting to turn and ripen. Barley changes beautifully from its vibrant green...

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...

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...

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....

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 be discovered. To get to know our style of walks and the city, the Foot Trails team decided it would be a great idea and opportunity for me to take one of our trail cards out for the morning.

Rural Somerset and the old bench It is the peaceful, down to earth natural beauty of rural Somerset which captures my heart every time. This rural county manages to deliver modern standard...