Medieval Waverley Circular near The North Downs Way

So I took another of my walks today, heading down to the North Downs way and following a circular route out of Tilford.  The route took me through a variety of different environments, and does a nice pass of the picturesque Waverley Abbey, which was the first Cistercian abbey in England.  It was founded in 1128 by William Giffard, Bishop of Winchester. … Continue reading Medieval Waverley Circular near The North Downs Way

River Walks – Kingston to Walton-on-Thames

Yesterday I continued my trek down the River Thames.  Picking up where I left off before at Kingston Bridge, and following the river down to Walton-Upon-Thames.  This was breaking into new territory for me as I have not been past Hampton Court in the past.  It also meant I really had no idea how far… Continue reading River Walks – Kingston to Walton-on-Thames

River Walks – Teddington to Kingston

The third installment in my River thames walks picks up where I left off before.  I have been waiting for a sunny day, but January is the best month for these so I decided to risk it with the sky overcast and dark, and whilst the sun is not shing from the waters surface, I… Continue reading River Walks – Teddington to Kingston

River Walks – Kew to Teddington

Following on from my recent blog Putney to Kew, I now finish the journey I took that day.  I had hoped to walk to Kingston, but the early setting sun, and the battery running out on my phone made me terminate at Teddington.  All is not lost.  I will continue, probably down to Hampton Court… Continue reading River Walks – Kew to Teddington

River Walks – Putney to Kew

If you have looked through my blog at all you will realise that I am very fond of the area I live in, Kingston in West London.  One of the main reasons is the River Thames next to which I have made my home.  Last week I had the convergence of a number of factors,… Continue reading River Walks – Putney to Kew