Action at Arundel Castle

Action at Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle’s grounds are filled this week with horses, armoury, medieval costumes and birds of prey for the 2017 International Jousting and Medieval Tournament – and we were lucky enough to be asked by Brighton-based PR company Midnight to capture the...
#finalpush

#finalpush

­The final day of our South Downs adventure and it didn’t disappoint. Serious inclines and descents – in other words many more ups and downs – ensured it was as challenging as every other stage of the journey. The magnificent seven wayfarers on the...
Herding cats and medieval torture

Herding cats and medieval torture

We were back on the South Downs Way today after a wonderful party interlude in Lewes where we just missed the annual pea-throwing competition at the Lewes Arms. It felt good to return to the chalk, flint and grassy ways but,with our biggest walking group yet (13), it...
The long way round

The long way round

Life is about the journey not just getting straight from A to B. Today we could have just gone straight into Lewes and completed a simpler 8.5 miles. But if we had we wouldn’t have had the incredible views that made the challenging terrain over 13 miles so...
Up and Down

Up and Down

This is a full on up and Downs stretch. From Amberley to Pyecombe – 19 miles of challenge and beauty. Only just got the train from Pulborough and then forgot to check it stopped at Amberley ( it did thankfully). Serious weather fronts greeted us as we climbed...
A new perspective

A new perspective

Today was a reality check. Not every day on the Downs is about clear views to the sea. Joined by Toby for his 51st birthday we left Cocking in a mizzly sort of way. We couldn’t see the views from the day before but we were soon in woods made more mysterious by...