Exploring The Serpent Trail from Fittleworth in West Sussex

Exploring The Serpent Trail from Fittleworth in West Sussex

Today I am exploring a special and fascinating long distance trail that runs through the heart of West Sussex. The Serpent Trail is a 64-mile long distance footpath. It runs from Haslemere to Petersfield, which are 11 miles apart in a straight line, by a route which is designed to join up the many heathland …

The Wide Water Beach Splash Around in Lancing

The Wide Water Beach Splash Around in Lancing

Julia and I have decided to explore the local scenery close to us. Julia lives near the Wide Water Lagoon in Lancing, West Sussex, and the shingle beach beyond. We thought it was worth a short exploration because when we started the weather wasn’t great and I was keen to demonstrate the sheer drama of …

Behind the Scenes for 2nd – 8th December 2018

Behind the Scenes - 2nd -8th December 2018

Here is the behind scenes of the Bald Explorer for another week. A chance to glimpse into my life behind the camera. This week I’ve been out filming on a golf course with the lovely Cynthia Julian, Julia and I visited Fittleworth in West Sussex, I have finished off the Esse Ironheart installation and been …

From St Mary’s to Heswood Common in Fittleworth

Hesworth Common Walk

Julia and I are still exploring the area around Fittleworth in West Sussex. Our walk today takes us from the beautiful parish church of St Mary’s, up over an old sand quarry, which now appears to be a bowling Green and on to the delightful, part wooded, part open, Hesworth Common. The pinnacle of the …

Exploring Fittleworth Village in West Sussex

Exploring Fittleworth Village in West Sussex

The lovely Julia and I are out exploring another quintessentially English village, Fittleworth in West Sussex. Our walk starts at the two sixteenth century pack-horse bridges, both of stone construction and originally built narrower and widened more recently for modern day traffic. The first bridge crosses the river Rother, while the second, Clappers Bridge, gives …

Exploring Monkmead Wood and golf course in West Chiltington

Exploring Monkmead Wood and golf course in West Chiltington

Today I have teamed up with Cynthia Julian to explore a short piece of woodland that leads to a manicured golf course, hidden away from sight in this area of West Sussex inhabited by large houses and millionaires. We are in Monkmead Woods in West Chiltington where soldier camped in the second world war and …