Kubla Khan

Last year, the BBC’s Inside Out West took a stroll along the Coleridge Way with Ian and Ozy to celebrate the bicentenary of Coleridge’s ‘dream’ poem Kubla Khan.

It was two hundred years since Coleridge published Kubla Khan and gave some indication of the history behind it.

The poem was written in the summer of 1797, the […]

By |April 30th, 2017|Coleridge Way, Ozy the Labrador|0 Comments

Is the Coleridge Way Dog Friendly

Is the Coleridge Way dog friendly? You bet it is.

I walked the route three times to write the Companion Guide and each time I took my black Labrador, Ozy, with me along all 51 miles of the path.

Of course, taking your canine companion with you on any holiday takes planning, but so does walking a […]

By |March 20th, 2016|Coleridge Way, Dog Friendly, Ozy the Labrador|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 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 […]

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 […]