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War walks in East Sussex

Article · On 25 Jul 2020 by Ali Rowsell

Following on from 2018’s moving events commemorating 100 years since the end of World War I, and with the recent 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the World War II...
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In a spin - a poem by Kev Reynolds

Article · On 18 Jul 2020 by Kev Reynolds

Even with a guidebook in your hand you can still get lost, or think you are, as Kev Reynolds bemoans in this poem
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The Lost Garden: discovering Kent's Himalayan garden

Article · On 17 Jun 2020 by Kev Reynolds and Clare Crooke

Kev Reynolds, author of Walking in Kent, reminisces about taking a walking holiday group to visit a 19th century Himalayan garden in the grounds of a Kent estate.
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Living among trees

Article · On 24 Mar 2020 by Kev Reynolds and Clare Crooke

Kev Reynolds describes life in his old home in Kent, where the trees surrounding the house obscured the view of Ashdown Forest, but that was just fine. Illustrations by Clare...
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Walking in the enchanted New Forest

Feature · On 8 Mar 2020 by Steve Davison

The New Forest is a unique and captivating landscape of open heath and ancient woodland tucked into south-west Hampshire and south-east Wiltshire. Steve Davison takes a look.
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The future, limping away – memories of walks gone by

Article · On 22 Jan 2020 by Kev Reynolds and Clare Crooke

A chance meeting with a wistful fellow walker on the South Downs Way gives Kev Reynolds pause for thought about his own future. Illustrations by Clare Crooke.
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The Ten Tors Challenge – preparing for the big day

Feature · On 14 Dec 2019 by Andy Hodges

In part one of a two-part feature, Andy Hodges describes the amount of time and work it takes to prepare a group of teenagers for the Army’s annual Ten Tors...
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The Ten Tors Challenge – the day arrives

Feature · On 14 Dec 2019 by Andy Hodges

In part two of his feature, Andy Hodges describes the hope, the worry and the wait while the teams take part in the annual event.
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Fastpacking for Beginners event on the North Downs Way

Article · On 2 Oct 2019 by Lily Dyu

When Lily Dyu co-hosted the Fastpacking for Beginners event on the North Downs, it was a chance to offer practical tips and advice to fellow enthusiasts, while she got her...
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Chalk hills and watermills along Hampshire's Test Way

Article · On 7 Jul 2018 by Malcolm Leatherdale

Malcolm Leatherdale, author of the Cicerone guidebook to the Test Way, explores the River Test and its important economic history. He visits plenty of mills along the way, including one...
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In The Long Run - South West Coast Path Record

Feature · On 11 Jul 2016 by Damian Hall

Running the South West Coast Path marked the culmination of a journey from hiker to runner for Cicerone guidebook author Damian Hall. On the 24th of May Damian reached Minehead...
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Damian Hall breaks South West Coast Path record

News & Events · On 31 May 2016 by Damian Hall

The speed record for running the South West Coast Path was recently broken by Cicerone author Damian Hall, setting a new time of 10 days 15 hours and 18 minutes...
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Unforgettable encounters on the South Downs

Feature · On 14 Sep 2015 by Kev Reynolds

Here Kev Reynolds, prolific chronicler of the outdoors from the Himalaya to what he calls his own ‘Kentish Alps’, and author of two Cicerone walking guides to the South Downs...