Charles Hawes

Cavendish Pavilion to Burnsall re-visited: with Clare Balding (OBE)

August 17, 2014
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 Date walked: 11th August 2014 Distance: about 7 miles One of the most enjoyable aspects of blogging is that people who you have never met get in touch and (usually) say nice things. This communication I received recently was one of the best: Hi, I love this blog. I’m the producer of BBC Radio 4’s […]

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Review of “The Welsh Coast” a book of photography by Peter Watson

May 26, 2014
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Publisher: Frances Lincoln Published 2010 ISBN 9780711231115 Hardback : 113 pages Price: £16.99 Signed copies can be obtained directly from the photographer at his website. I am grateful to him for allowing me to use his images for this post. I have not altered them in any way other than to adjust their size. ************************ […]

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Wales Coast Path: St David’s and Whitesands Bay to near Porth y Dwfr

September 29, 2013
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Date walked  31st August 2013 Distance: about 6 miles (from St David’s) Map required:  OL 35 -North Pembrokeshire Suggested walking guide book: Pembrokeshire Coast Path by Jim Manthorpe The Pembrokeshire Coast Path Officer is Dave MacLachlan. His email is DaveMac@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk The Pembrokeshire Coast is also a National Park which is  responsible for planning decisions ************* It was just over a month […]

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Wales Coast Path: St Non’s chapel to Whitesands Bay

September 22, 2013
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Date walked  24th  July 2013 Distance: about 5 miles Map required:  OL 35 -North Pembrokeshire Suggested walking guide book: Pembrokeshire Coast Path by Jim Manthorpe The Pembrokeshire Coast Path Officer is Dave MacLachlan. His email is DaveMac@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk The Pembrokeshire Coast is also a National Park which is  responsible for planning decisions It did rain on and off in the night […]

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Wales Coast Path: The Druidstone Hotel to St Non’s chapel

September 15, 2013
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Distance walked: 14.1 miles Date walked  23rd  July 2013 Map required: OL36- South Pembrokeshire and OL 35 -North Pembrokeshire Suggested walking guide book: Pembrokeshire Coast Path by Jim Manthorpe The Pembrokeshire Coast path Officer is Dave MacLachlan. His email is DaveMac@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk The Pembrokeshire Coast is also a National Park which is  responsible for planning decisions I had no particular destination in […]

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Wales Coast Path: Near Marloes to the Druidstone Hotel, Pembrokeshire

September 8, 2013
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Distance walked: 9 miles Date walked  22nd  July 2013 Map required: OL36- South Pembrokeshire Suggested walking guide book: Pembrokeshire Coast Path by Jim Manthorpe The Pembrokeshire Coast path Officer is Dave MacLachlan. His email is DaveMac@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk The Pembrokeshire Coast is also a National Park which is  responsible for planning decisions. I was certainly happier with the ground underneath me on […]

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Wales Coast Path: Near South Hook Point, Pembrokeshire to near Marloes

September 1, 2013
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Distance walked: 18.2  miles Date walked  21st  July 2013 Map required: OL36- South Pembrokeshire Suggested walking guide book: Pembrokeshire Coast Path by Jim Manthorpe The Pembrokeshire Coast path Officer is Dave MacLachlan. His email is DaveMac@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk The Pembrokeshire Coast is also a National Park which is  responsible for planning decisions. All the photographs were taken on my new Canon G15. […]

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Wales Coast Path: Pembroke Dock to near South Hook Point

August 25, 2013
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Distance walked: 11.8 miles Date walked: 20th July 2013 Map required: OL36- South Pembrokeshire Suggested walking guide book: Pembrokeshire Coast Path by Jim Manthorpe The Pembrokeshire Coast Path Officer is Dave MacLachlan. His email is DaveMac@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk The Pembrokeshire Coast is also a National Park which is responsible for planning decisions. All the photographs were taken […]

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The Dales Way: Day 4- Ribblehead to Sedburgh

August 4, 2013
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Walked Friday June 14th 2013. Distance walked: 16.6 miles Those interested in The Dales Way might like to look up the Dales Way Association website. All the photos were taken on an iphone 5 and subsequently cropped and adjusted for exposure, highlights and shadows and contrast in Photoshop. The four of us walking today (me, Bob, Dave and Paul […]

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The Dales Way: Day 2 – Burnsall to Buckden (13.8 miles)

July 15, 2013
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      Walked 12th June 2013 Distance walked (including our detour) 16 miles I used Colin Speakman’s book “Dales Way” to crib the occasional note for the blog. Those interested in The Dales Way might like to look up the Dales Way Association website. All the photographs were taken on an iphone 5, the images subsequently cropped […]

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