How to Hike the East Devon Way – 40 Miles of Countryside Glory

The East Devon Way is the secret half-sibling of the South West Coast Path. This 38-mile path starts in Exmouth and winds its way though the East Devon countryside, over hills, across fields and through the quaintest of villages to finish in Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast.

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Route + Video: Riding 30 Miles on Devon’s Muddy Lanes

Route + Video: Riding 30 Miles on Devon’s Muddy Lanes

With two national parks, a handful of AONBs (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and two coastlines, I thought I'd plot a route that took us away from all of those …
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Review: OMM Kamleika Waterproof Jacket

Review: OMM Kamleika Waterproof Jacket

I'm no mountain athlete, or any type of athlete for that matter, but I have been searching for the perfect waterproof jacket for around 15 years including three years at sea …
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Video: Riding from Exeter to Exmouth

Video: Riding from Exeter to Exmouth

This video covers my ride from Exeter Quay, along National Cycle Route 2 and the Exe Estuary Trail down to Exmouth. While there wasn't much sunshine about, at least I got …
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Book Review: Climbing the Seven Volcanoes by Sophie Cairns

Book Review: Climbing the Seven Volcanoes by Sophie Cairns

Climbing the Seven Volcanoes is a story of grief, of extraordinary human resilience and dedicated mental effort. It's a story of chronic illness, of identity and of the self. It's …
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Video: Cycling the Exe Estuary Trail in the Drizzle

Video: Cycling the Exe Estuary Trail in the Drizzle

If you need some light entertainment, here's my first(ish) YouTube video! Pedalling my way along part of the Exe Estuary Trail in inclement weather.
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6 Tips for Planning an Enjoyable Bike Ride

6 Tips for Planning an Enjoyable Bike Ride

I don't find it too difficult to plan a bike ride, but I do find it difficult to have faith in my planning skills. I'm terrible for underestimating the steepness …
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Exeter Cycle Routes: the Exe Estuary Trail

Exeter Cycle Routes: the Exe Estuary Trail

This is a trail likely familiar to most two-wheeling residents. It actually stretches from Exmouth on the east coast of the estuary, all the way to Dawlish on the west …
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Hiking up High Willhays and Yes Tor: Dartmoor’s Highest Point

Hiking up High Willhays and Yes Tor: Dartmoor’s Highest Point

High Willhays is predominantly notable for its height and little else. To look at, it's not much. It's upstaged by its sister, Yes Tor, a stone's throw north and just 2 …
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Cycling Dartmoor’s Granite Way

Cycling Dartmoor’s Granite Way

How does an easy, mostly flat and exceedingly pleasant bike ride along Dartmoor’s north western edge sound to you? Absolutely ideal? Yeah, I thought so. Welcome to the Granite …
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Naples: a City of Grit and Bones

Naples: a City of Grit and Bones

We roam the streets for the atmosphere alone. It’s frenetic and keeping a straight line is impossible. Every few seconds I’m dodging scooters, other tourists and even cars. …
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