Published 21 September 2016
It’s a question that gets asked a lot. Is it safe to go walking on your own? The answer is an absolute emphatic yes!
Published 14 September 2016
Sometimes you just want to rest on a bench. But are all benches actually designed for sitting on?
Published 7 September 2016
What will greet you when you arrive at the start of the Pennine Way in Edale.
Published 20 July 2016
There’s not going to be much happening here over the summer of 2016, and this is why…
Published 13 July 2016
There was beauty to be find in the boundaries of the capital, of that I was sure. So I set off to find it by walking the LOOP. Along the way I found London really was hiding some wonderful gems.
Published 6 July 2016
Get prepared for your own journey around the edge of Greater London.
Published 29 June 2016
What an orbital walk around the capital of the UK looks like.
Published 22 June 2016
The LOOP is done, and it’s time for this walker to head home. A new home. A new home not in London.
Published 15 June 2016
It’s the last few miles along the Thames, passed industry, concrete barges and a former landfill site.
Published 8 June 2016
It’s the final section of the LOOP, as the walk goes through forestry land, the Ingrebourne Valley and Hornchurch Country Park towards Rainham,
Published 1 June 2016
If you see someone hobbling down the street, it might be be after a recent trip on the Trespass Trail.
Published 25 May 2016
An absolutely enchanting day of walking, with woodland, fake kites and even urban deer.
Published 18 May 2016
A walk on the London LOOP gives an excuse to pay homage to Grange Hill.
Published 11 May 2016
Through Epping Forest and driving rain, the LOOP continues on its journey around London, finding time to take in sights as an old hunting lodge, and an absence of public houses.
Published 4 May 2016
With the initial mud giving way to lovely country parks, farmland and Cockfosters, the LOOP is back at its best once more.
Published 27 April 2016
Because the Pennine Way is an amazing walk, and this is a list of reasons why.
Published 20 April 2016
After a morning of dreariness and despondency, the LOOP tries a little to make things interesting. But only a little.
Published 13 April 2016
The section of the London Outer Orbital Path with few redeeming features.
Published 6 April 2016
From canals to woodland, the LOOP shows a wide range of its attractions, and a provided a pub that was certainly a bit more specialised than some of the others it goes past.
Published 30 March 2016
At its eastern end, the Thames Path National Trail finishes next to the mighty metallic wonder of the Thames Barrier, not far from Woolwich. But is there a better place that this mighty long distance trail to end?