Jason McDonald's Travel and Walking Pages

This site contains photos and descriptions of the long-distance walks I have done in the United Kingdom and some of the other places I have visited. Follow the links above to explore the site or check out recent additions below.

Erme Plym Trail

27 July 2021

The Erme-Plym Trail, linking Plymouth and Wembury to Ivybridge, provides the first thirty-three kilometres of the Devon Coast to Coast route.

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Coleridge Way

9 October 2020

My final walk on the Coleridge Way was a delightful stroll down the wooded valley of the East Lyn River to Lynmouth followed by a climb up to the spectacular Valley of Rocks.

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Coleridge Way

8 October 2020

The fifth stage of the Coleridge Way leaves Porlock to traverse wooded coastal hills and combes before crossing from Somerset to Devon and following the valley of the East Lyn River to the sheltered village of Brendon.

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Coleridge Way

6 October 2020

The fourth stage of the Coleridge Way skirts around the large, windswept plateau of Dunkery Hill to reach the historic village of Porlock. Despite some poor weather, a detour up to Somerset's highest peak was impossible to resist.

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Coleridge Way

5 October 2020

The third stage of the Coleridge Way climbs out of the Roadwater Valley and onto Exmoor, crossing the grassy upland of Lype Common to reach Wheddon Cross, Exmoor's highest village.

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Coleridge Way

4 October 2020

On the short second stage of the Coleridge Way, I crossed the Brendon Hills to the village of Roadwater on the edge of the Exmoor National Park.

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Coleridge Way

2 October 2020

On the first stage of the Coleridge Way, I set out from Nether Stowey and crossed the Quantock Hills to the sleepy village of Sampford Brett.

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Coleridge Way

1 October 2020

Two years ago today, I arrived in the Somerset village of Nether Stowey on the afternoon before I began my last long-distance walk of 2018. Here's an introduction for the Coleridge Way, a relaxed six-day ramble in the footsteps of romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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Isles of Scilly Walks

6 August 2020

I completed my tour of the Isles of Scilly with a 10.5km walk around St Martin's on a sunny autumn day.

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Isles of Scilly Walks

2 August 2020

My penultimate walk on the Isles of Scilly was an 11.4km circuit of the resort island of Tresco.

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