Ed’s Birthday Walk Around the Beautiful Village of Firle, East Sussex.

Ed's Birthday Walk Around the Beautiful Village of Firle, East Sussex.

I was contacted by a Bald Explorer fan’s wife and asked whether or not, for her husband’s 50th birthday, he could join me on a video walk. ‘Where to?’ I asked. ‘How about Firle’, she said. Firle is a delightful and unspoilt village in East Sussex at the foot of the Southdowns, close to Lewes. […]

On The Deepdene Trail in Surrey

On The Deepdene Trail in Surrey

Continuing my exploration of the Greensand Way, Matthew Holdsworth and I are taking a diversion on the Deepdene Trail near Dorking in Surrey. The Deepdene Trail opened on the 10th September 2016, offering the beauty of The Deepdene Estate for all to enjoy. Mole Valley District Council is supported by the ‘Friends of Deepdene’, a […]

A Boat Trip Around The Needles – The Isle of Wight

A Boat Trip Around The Needles - The Isle of Wight

Today I am very lucky. Liz Housden takes me by boat to view The Needles! The Needles is a row of three distinctive stacks of chalk that rise about 30m out of the sea off the western extremity of the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom, close to Alum Bay, and part of Totland, the westernmost […]

A Visit to St Catherine’s Oratory – The Pepperpot

A Visit to St Catherine's Oratory - The Pepperpot

St. Catherine’s Oratory is a medieval lighthouse on St. Catherine’s Down, above the southern coast of the Isle of Wight. It was built by Lord of Chale Walter de Godeton (sometimes spelled “Goditon”) as an act of penance for plundering wine from the wreck of St. Marie of Bayonne in Chale Bay on 20 April […]