Returning from the Coleridge Way

It’s always good to meet people returning from the Coleridge Way walk after having waved them off a few days beforehand.

These two – the Cockle party of two – set off on Thursday, 4th August returning today (8th) after having finished the route in four days.

They said they had a good time, only getting lost […]

By |August 8th, 2016|Coleridge Way, Nether Stowey|0 Comments

Coleridge Way Geocaching

Coleridge Way Geocaching – What’s it all about?
I’ve been asked whether there are any geocaching sites along the Coleridge Way and for once have been stumped.

Not being a geocacher I wasn’t quite sure what it was all about. So I have been immersing myself in a modern treasure hunt.

For all of you who are as […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Coleridge Way, Nether Stowey, Ozy the Labrador|0 Comments

Coleridge Way Squirrel

As it’s Good Friday I thought I’d share this Coleridge Way squirrel story.

Whilst researching the Coleridge Way route I came across a letter in the Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser from April 1934, concerning the tradition of stoning red squirrels on Good Friday.

The writer tells of an incident he remembers from 1890. It appears that […]

By |April 3rd, 2015|Coleridge Way, Nether Stowey|0 Comments

Coleridge Way Advert

Exciting news, the Coleridge Way has its first advert – a three minute whistle stop tour of the Path in all its glory.

The video was produced by local film-maker Ken Blakey and follows a lone walker from Coleridge Cottage in Nether Stowey all the way though the Quantocks and into Exmoor ending up at Lynmouth […]

Walk a Countryside Mile – 20th JULY 2014 (11.00am)

This week sees National Countryside Week a campaign by the Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) to celebrate the British countryside and the people who live and work in our rural areas.

The Coleridge Way Walk site is supporting this campaign by walking a ‘Countryside Mile’ along the Coleridge Way from Coleridge Cottage on Sunday, 20th July at 11.00am […]

By |July 9th, 2014|Coleridge Way, Nether Stowey|0 Comments

Day 7 – Watchet to Nether Stowey

The last stretch of our Coleridge Way Walk along the West Somerset Coast Path looping back to the beginning of the path at Nether Stowey.

And this is the ideal opportunity to hear from Yvonne Gay, who I met earlier along the path who tells us about the psychological benefits of walking…

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31.05.14 The Night Before

Welcome to our first blog of our week-long journey along the Coleridge Way.

I was fortunate enough to be given a private tour of Coleridge’s Cottage here in Nether Stowey by Ian Faris, a volunteer at the Cottage and a keen Coleridge devotee. Each week, Ian dons the guise of James Walsh, the Government spy who resided in […]

Coleridge Way – 4 weeks to go

The Coleridge Way guide is coming on a pace with and this week I met up with David Worthy who is the expert on the history of the Quantocks – What he doesn’t know about the Quantock Hills is not worth knowing or in his three books on the area.

However, this week’s meeting was to […]

Coleridge Way – 5 weeks to go

As with any long distance path the planning stage is very important and we’ve been phoning around this week to book all six nights of our planned walk on 1st June 2014 along the extended Coleridge Way to Lynton.

We found all the accommodation providers along the Coleridge Way to be very friendly – especially as […]