March 2014

A circular walk from Salisbury to Old Sarum

March 30, 2014
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Date walked: 16th February 2014 Map used: OS Explorer 130; Salisbury and Stonehenge Distance: around 8 miles (that includes a lot of wandering round Old Sarum and some doubling back where the paths were flooded.) There are public toilets at Old Sarum (before you get into the area that you have to pay for) ************************* […]

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A guided walk around Salisbury (part 2)

March 23, 2014
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Dearly beloved, my text this morning continues to be inspired by following a walk around Salisbury as published in  “Short walks in English Towns” by Bryn Frank. (1988). The first part of this blog was published last week. We had left Frank’s route at The White Hart in St John Street. Carrying on to  the corner of […]

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A guided walk around Salisbury, Wiltshire (part 1)

March 16, 2014
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Dearly beloved, I take as my text this morning “Short walks in English Towns” by Bryn Frank. Published in 1988 it covers 10 towns and cities, one of which is Salisbury, so having booked a holiday there I thought it would be fun to follow his route and see what has changed in the last 26 […]

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A walk around Grovely Woods near Wilton, Wiltshire

March 9, 2014
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Date walked: 10th February 2014 Distance: About 8 miles Map used:OS Explorer 130: Salisbury and Stonehenge There are no facilities of any kind on the path but there are shops in Wilton. *********************************** In what proved to be the wettest winter on record (and our weather  records go back a very long way), the sensible […]

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