On 17th May 2021 I embarked on my biggest challenge yet…I walking 853 miles around the beautiful coastal path from Clevedon in Somerset to Poole in Dorset.
Since 2012 I have wanted to walk and complete the South-West Coastal Path and over 3 separate weeks in 2012, 2013 and 2014, my son Russell and I walked from Lands End to Plymouth.
The views were amazing and along with lots of blisters it was a great to do in all weathers and I vowed one day to do the whole coastal path in one go. I lived in Cornwall for a few years in my teens and keep being drawn back towards the sea and that wonderful coastal path.
There is something mesmerising about the sea and it brings you back to nature and just being ….allowing you to appreciate our beautiful countryside.
This challenge took me 11 weeks, two weeks longer than I anticipated. Several people joined me en-route and also offered me a bed for the night in between camping, and I met so many kind and interesting people.
I decided to start this fabulous walk 100 miles early in memory of my Mum. Unfortunately she passed away last year and she loved her home in Clevedon.
I had intended to walk from Lands End to Clevedon to see her and so I decided it was fitting to start at Clevedon Pier in tribute of my mum and to say thank you to her for everything.
This includes introducing me to the business I love which is allowing me to take 11 weeks to walk…. And still get paid.
I am a great advocate of recycling having been a campaigner myself at one time, and I enjoy being outside immensely.
It is this reason that I chose to fundraise for Plastic Oceans UK (now Ocean Generation) which is especially relevant to preserve our gorgeous coastline for others in the many years ahead to enjoy, the landscape, views, wildlife and fauna.
What’s even greater news is that the company I am partnered with, UW, match funded what I raised, and thanks to your generosity, I raised nearly £5000 for Ocean Generation which was doubled by Utility Warehouse to £9400 which was amazing.Buy Me a Coffee
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I funding this trip myself. If you would like to help support me on my journey, a donation to the cause or a cup of coffee (or 2) for me would be wonderful & help keep me going, thank you…
On 17th May 2021 I am going to be starting my biggest challenge yet…I will be walking 700+ miles around the beautiful coastal path from Clevedon in Somerset to Poole in Dorset.