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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.

Day 107 - Brighton to Shoreham-bySea

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The finish line, drifting into Shoreham with friends and family under an apocalyptic orange sky
Gavin and Liam at Brighton Pier

Day 106 - Seaford to Brighton

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A day of easy company with friends and a little luxuriating in Brighton. One half day to go.
Seven Sisters from Birling Gap

Day 105 - Normans Bay to Seaford

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Eastbourne to Seaford over Beachy Head and Seven Sisters, among the finest coastal walking anywhere

Day 104 - Winchelsea Beach to Normans Bay

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Cliff walking through Hastings Country Park followed by a long trudge along the prom through Hastings and Bexhill
Across the Denge Flats desert, Dungeness

Day 103 - New Romney to Winchelsea Beach

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Finally back into Sussex, first, last and home county, via Rye and the desert of Dungeness
Sea wall Hythe to New Romne

Day 102 - Folkestone to New Romney

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All along a concrete sea wall for several hours into a strong headwind and Dungeness doesn't look any closer
Dover Harbour

Day 101 - Sandwich to Folkestone

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A simple but long haul from Sandwich to Folkestone via white cliffs and France, or was it America?
Beach huts near Skegness

Day 100 - Birchington to Sandwich

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A convivial day of meeting friends and overnight hospitality in Ramsgate and Sandwich
Sunset at Plumpudding Island

Day 99 - Whitstable to Birchington

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Back on foot through Whitstable and Herne Bay to the delightfully named Plum Pudding Island

Day 98 - Hoo to Whitstable

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A final day of cycling in Kent, mixed with great people, towns both strange and picturesque, a new castle and lovely hospitality

Day 97 - East Tilbury to Hoo

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Crossing the Thames by Tower Bridge, Coast17 returns to London and the southeast
Crabs from Leigh on Sea

Day 96 - Maldon to East Tilbury

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A walk from Shoeburyness to Leigh on Sea makes up for wind-cancelled cycling and another out-of-season ferry
Carolyn and Caz

Day 95 - East Mersea to Maldon

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Riding into strong headwinds to Maldon and meeting up with a special friend for the evening, a day of contrasts
Felixstowe container port

Day 94 - Minsmere to East Mersea

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Loads of estuaries and loads of ferries but only one actually running and even then the Harwich ferry nearly didn't go
Beach huts near Skegness

Day 93 - Southwold to Minsmere

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Rest, coffee with friends in Southwold, and a gentle stroll to Minsmere
Carolyn wondering why I have a bag of crisps on my left ear

Day 92 - Kessingland to Southwold

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Wind, rain and sand-blasted into Southwold on our wedding anniversary
Horsey Mill

Day 91 - Cromer to Kessingland

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Easy cycling from Cromer to Lowestoft and England's most easterly point
Walking the wide expanses of Holkham sands

Day 90 - Burnham Deepdale to East Runton

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Feeling a little unwell for the first time on the journey through Wells to Cromer along the beautiful north Norfolk coast
Carolyn with a swimming pool sized gin and tonic

Day 89 - Boston to Burnham Deepdale

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Time to catch up with Carolyn and make a leisurely transition into East Anglia and Norfolk
Beach huts near Skegness

Day 88 - Cleethorpes to Skegness

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A first day of cycling across England's eastern flatlands