Ridgeways and Richard Jefferies

Ridgeways – those magnificent and ancient tracks that often run for miles across our countryside. I shall be writing about them soon, though no one has ever done that as magnificently as the Victorian country character Richard Jefferies. I do urge you to seek out his writings. You can find out more at http://www.richardjefferiessociety.co.uk YouContinue reading “Ridgeways and Richard Jefferies”

A Walking Autobiography

OUT NOW IN PAPERBACK AND AS A KINDLE EBOOK – My Walking Autobiography In a series of solitary journeys on foot the writer and novelist John Bainbridge explores the ethos of rambling and hiking in rural England and Scotland. On his journey he seeks out the remaining wild places and ancient trackways, meeting vagabonds andContinue reading “A Walking Autobiography”

The Sedbergh Quaker Trail

The Sedbergh Quaker Trail is an eleven mile walk through some very attractive countryside, close to Sedbergh, exploring the world of the early Quakers, the Westmorland Seekers in the 17th century, when Quaker meetings had to be held in secret because of religious intolerance. This splendid trail has been devised by the Sedbergh Area WalkingContinue reading “The Sedbergh Quaker Trail”

Our Forbidden Land

THE COMPLEAT TRESPASSER Journeys into the Heart of Forbidden Britain by John Bainbridge WALK MAGAZINE SAID OF THE COMPLEAT TRESPASSER: “On a vagabonding tour through Britain’s most delightful countryside and forbidden tracts, Bainbridge charts the history of access and assesses the present state of the law. Villainous landowners feature; so do the likes of GHBContinue reading “Our Forbidden Land”

Smugglers Paths

Walk the old paths near the coast and you are almost certainly walking in the footsteps of smugglers. I’ve walked a great deal in Devon and Dorset, using paths, tracks and hollow ways which would certainly have known the passage of smugglers – for smuggling was a boom industry until recent times. As late asContinue reading “Smugglers Paths”

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