Exploring Friday Street in the Surrey Hills

Friday Street is a tiny hamlet deep within the Surrey Hills close to Leith Hill.

Friday Street is a tiny hamlet deep within the Surrey Hills close to Leith Hill. Buried in delightful woodland with numerous paths and public walkways, it once thrived with charcoal burners and iron works. Hammer ponds and natural springs speak of its previous history of which today there is little trace. I am accompanied by …

Exploring Leith Hill Tower on the Surrey Hills

Leith Hill Tower

Continuing our exploration of Leith Hill and the Greensand Way. Matthew Holdsworth and I are climbing up the spiral staircase of Leith Hill Tower. We find a potted history of the remarkable edifice displayed in one the rooms and a breathtaking view from the top. If you look closes your can even see the Shard …

Exploring Leith Hill and the Greensand Way in Surrey

Exploring Leith Hill

Today I am with Matthew Holdsworth in search of the Greensand Way and the wonderful tower atop of Leith Hill in Surrey. The Greensand Way is a long distance path of 108 miles (174 km) in southeast England, from Haslemere in Surrey to Hamstreet in Kent. It follows the Greensand Ridge along the Surrey Hills …

Biddenden Remembers – 11th November 2018

Biddenden Remembers

One hundred years ago, on the eleventh hour on the eleventh day on the eleventh month in 1918 the First World War, the war to end all wars, came to an end. The people of Biddenden in Kent remember the men, women and horses who served their country, those that were wounded and the many …

The Biddenden Piper on All Saints Church

Piper Jo

Jo Goddard climbs the 112 steps of All Saints Church in Biddenden, Kent, at 6am to play the bagpipes from the top of the tower on Remembrance Day to mark the end of the First World War 100 years ago. Check out Piper Jo’s FB page: https://www.facebook.com/PiperJo31 My videos are funded 100% by people like …