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Sunset, Achmelvich

Reflections on Walking the Coast of Britain - A Pseudo Interview

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A humorous and philosophical pseudo interview with Ken Scott, reflecting on his 2017 attempt to walk around the coast of Britain.
Beach huts, Llanbedrog

That Restless Energy - Reflections and New Coast Walk Plans

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A month on since my most recent coast walk, I reflect on the Wales Coast Path in Ceredigion and Gwynedd and look foward to heading north from Liverpool.
Sunrise over Mwnt

Coast 17 Gallery - Ceredigion and Gwynedd - Cardigan to Caernarfon

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Images from Stage 7 of my Coast17 adventure, in Ceredigion and Gwynedd from Cardigan to Caernarfon, via Aberystwyth and Lleyn
Sunset, Bunacaimb beach, near Arisaig

Coast17 Gallery - Scotland Road Trip

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Images from our Scotland Road Trip, following the northwest coast, north of the Great Glen, from Fort William to Durness
A pint with Linda, John, Marion and Tervor at Caernarfon

Day 60 - Gwynedd - Dinas Dinlle to Caernarfon

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Reaching Caernarfon, not the end of Wales but another break point. A two-week stint completed and another 200 miles under my feet.
Heading up onto Yr Eifl

Day 59 - Gwynedd - Nefyn to Dinas Dinlle

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There was no visible sign of Yr Eifl; it hammered down, drenching me to the skin. Then I got to Trefor where I stood dripping in new sunlight.
Climbing the Wales Coast Path around Mynydd Mawr, Lleyn

Days 56/58 - Gwynedd - Pwllheli to Nefyn

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A round of Lleyn, a time-distanced land where I walked on cliff paths, proper ones with plants and birds and rocks and things
John and Marion at Borth y Gest

Day 54 - Gwynedd - Llandecwyn to Abererch

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Friends, coffee and new shoes in Porthmadog. Persistent rain, poor paths into Criccieth, and more tarmac towards Pwllheli and Llŷn
A wet start to Monday morning out of Barmouth

Day 53 - Gwynedd - Barmouth to Llandecwyn

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Not a memorable day, save for 5km of great sand along Morfa Dyffryn. I tend to default to the shortest route when soaked.
With Helen on the Barmouth lifeboat

Day 52 - Gwynedd - Towyn to Barmouth

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A warm welcome and hospitality from the Barmouth RNLI lifeboat station and a great stayover with Helen from the Barmouth lifeboat crew
Fishguard Lower Town

Coast17 Gallery - Week 7 - Pembrokeshire Coast Path - Broad Haven to Cardigan

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Images from the second half of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path from Broad Haven to Cardigan
hoscrowther oil refinery, Milford Haven, seen from near Angle

Coast17 Gallery - Week 6 - Pembrokeshire Coast Path - Laugharne to Broad Haven

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Images from the Pembrokeshire Coast Path from Laugharne to Broad Haven, including the industry of Milford Haven.
Cardign RNLI , lifeboat station, Poppit Sands

Day 47 - Pembrokeshire Coast - Newport to Cardigan

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A good feeling to completing a stage, especially an iconic trail like the Pembrokeshire Coast Path
More than vertical cliffs

Day 46 - Pembrokeshire Coast - Fishguard to Newport

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Catchdown: where I am back to stopping over where I had planned, just a day late. But what's late? There is no late.
Strumble Head and Pwll Deri

Day 45 - Pembrokeshire Coast - Trefin to Fishguard

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A spectacular but tough walk from Trefin, around magnificent Strumble Head to Fishguard
Porth Egr near Porthgain, looking west to St. David's Head

Day 44 - Pembrokeshire Coast - Caerfai Bay to Trefin

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In a planning spin at Trefin owing to being half a day behind schedule. Food and cash are short ...
Day 43: The rocks of Carreg Fran, Carreg yr Esgob and Ramsey Island, with sea glint.

Day 43 - Pembrokeshire Coast - Broad Haven to Caerfai Bay

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Sanity returns with calmer weather from Solva to Caerfai Bay, after early rain and hill fog
Day 42: A wet morning start in Dale

Day 42 - Pembrokeshire Coast - Dale to Broad Haven

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It has been quite a while since I was hammered by rain like I have been today between Dale and Broad Haven
2017_605252 - Sand Design

Day 41 - Pembrokeshire Coast - Pembroke Dock to Dale

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Over Cleddau Bridge to Milford Haven, Sandy Haven and Dale, by tidal footbridges and sand art
2017_605176 - Oil Refinery, Rhoscrowther

Day 40 - Pembrokeshire Coast - Angle to Pembroke Dock

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I walk through woodlands, decked with bluebells and wild garlic. Blackbirds fill the morning air with song. But hark! The sound of shipping ...
2017_605118 - Barafundle Bay

Day 39 - Pembrokeshire Coast - Freshwater East to Angle

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Beautiful beaches, a remote medieval chapel, seabird colonies and great street food