Tag Archives: beach

75 – Poole Harbour to Studland

The weather was not on our side today.  Rain was forecast for lunchtime and into the afternoon.  Still, surely that left enough time for a morning walk?  And we were at the start of the South West Coast Path – … Continue reading

Posted in Dorset | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

71g – Hengistbury Head (bottom of) to Southbourne

My car stinks.  Barnacles cluster along the bottom of the doors.  Limpets have attached themselves to the windscreen.  Crabs scuttle under the seats whenever we get in.  Seaweed hangs from the ceiling and drips on us as we drive along.  The car … Continue reading

Posted in Dorset | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

63d – Hayling Island Part IV

As we strolled along Hayling Island beach we got buzzed by a low-flying aircraft – look out!  Here it comes for another pass! Phew  That was close! For a good 20 minutes or so this aircraft circled over the beach.  It … Continue reading

Posted in Hampshire, Islands | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

63c – Hayling Island Part III

How can I explain how pleased we were to be back at the coast?  By submitting the photographic evidence! The minute we arrived back at the coast Ben and Catherine, who are exceptionally good at arguing when they want to, … Continue reading

Posted in Hampshire, Islands | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

58d – Selsey to Bracklesham

As we walked out of Selsey and reached its northwestern outskirts, the clouds cleared and were replaced with a glorious shade of deepest blue.  How did that happen?  Not half an hour ago we were sheltering from a blustery squall … Continue reading

Posted in West Sussex | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

56a – Littlehampton Part IV

What with birthday parties, descending relatives, a weekend away, Scotland trips and foreign holidays all out of the way (for a short while) we finally had time to get back to our Coastal Path.  We are now travelling for over 4 hours … Continue reading

Posted in West Sussex | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

52d – Brighton Part V

We dragged ourselves away from the pier entertainments to continue our way west.  As we walked back down the planks of the pier the seagulls glided overhead, hoping to swoop down and pick up stray scraps of food.  Occasionally, one … Continue reading

Posted in East Sussex | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments