Haslemere to Gibbet Hill, a circular walk in the Surrey Hills

On a sunny day at the end of February we set off for a walk from Haslemere. We were staying at Hunter Basecamp, accommodation for volunteers provided by the National Trust, for the weekend, and having arrived early on Friday this was the perfect opportunity to explore before we met up with our fellow volunteers …

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A wander round the Lake at Virginia Water

Last weekend was grey and damp, not conducive to time spent outside, or so it seemed from inside! Once we got out and walking however, we warmed up and enjoyed our walk. We headed for Virginia Water, part of the Royal Landscape of Windsor Great Park.  Under the leaden skies there were pops of colour, …

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Alphabet Dating- D is for Devil’s Highway 

We started our Alphabet Dates with D, which is for Devil's Highway. What on earth is the devil's highway?, you may ask.  It's a Roman road that ran from Londinium (London) to Pontes (Staines) to Calleva Atrebatum (Silchester).  More information about the road can be found here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devil's_Highway_(Roman_Britain) The path of the road runs close …

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