I am exploring Hellingly’s disused railway station in East Sussex with my friend Chris Bedford, AKA Dumpman. Hellingly was a railway station on the now closed Eridge to Polegate line (the Cuckoo Line) in East Sussex. It served the village of Hellingly. It was built by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway. There was […]
Today I am with Eileen Cansdale from Biddenden in Kent. She grew up in the picturesque village during the second World War, a time when troops were defending the southern coastline from invasion. Eileen was born in the flat above the doctors and has lived in the village all her life, revealing that she has […]
Betchworth Castle is a mostly crumbled ruin of a fortified medieval stone house with some tall, two-storey corners strengthened in the 18th century, in the north of the semi-rural parish of Brockham. It is built on a sandstone spur overlooking the western bank of the Mole in Surrey in England. The ruin is a Scheduled […]
Chris Bedford, AKA Dumpman, and I are off again exploring disused railways. Today we explore Bexhill West Station in East Sussex. We’re checking out the architecture and seek out remaining clues of the building’s previous life as a terminus station for the Sussex seaside holiday resort. Bexhill West is a closed station in Bexhill-on-Sea in […]
Julia, Claire Leach and I are off to Arlington Reservoir to walk the perimeter and enjoy the water spectacle. Arlington Reservoir is a 245.6 acre biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Arlington, East Sussex. The site was notified in 1985 under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. It is also a Local Nature Reserve. […]
A walk along the river Arun towards Arundel from Warningcamp in West Sussex. I am thinking about the New Year (2018) and the walks and explorations in the spring when it comes.