Thursday, 17 April 2014

87.Fovant Badges 12.4 miles

89.  7/10

Parking @ SP55JJ

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Starting From Ebbesbourne Wake in wiltshire and heading for the Fovant Badges.
A perfect day with blue skies and a perfect temperature ! An easy walk through some Stunning Countryside for first half of walk ,from thatched cottages to babbling chalk streams.At  Fovant Badges a great place to stop for dinner and take it all in ! After dinner a long long byway 3.37 miles to be exact straight to end 


Red kite,Buzzard,Kestrel,Raven,Corn Butting, 3 Roe Deer,Yellowhammer
Butterflies-Orange tip,Small White,Peacock and lots of Brimstone Around 

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Wednesday, 2 April 2014

86.2 Rivers & A Brook (10.8 miles)

88.  7/10
Parking @ BA2 9BU

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A Walk Near My Home This one and takes in the River Avon from Newbridge to Keynsham then following the River Chew towards Newton st Loe and on to Corston Brook . 
A much noisier walk than the Wiltshire hills but an interesting one ,with boats and Boat yards dating back to 1881 with some nice views across Farmland and river.The new town center of Keynsham taking is shape with the buildings dominating the sky line from the Park.The  River Chew  gets much quieter then the award for the muddiest footpath this year was found ! Mud reached the top of my boot !! following on to Corston Brook and Newton Park Fishing Lake ,Then  through small wooded area and Back to church then Rest ! 

Buzzard,Canada geese,Mute,Chiffchaff,Grey Heron, lots of birds in pairs and plenty of blue and great tits about.
also white Emu !!! 

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