Monday 7th November 2016
During my wander around the Stourhead estate, I’d noticed references to (King) Alfred’s Tower on several occasions. But it exists outside of the main National Trust-owned property.
But it’s easy enough to find, following the brown road signs from Stourton. An unsigned car parking area awaits down a narrow lane. No more than a ten-minute drive at most, from Stourhead.
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Saturday 16th January 2016
It’s been seven-days since my most recent walk – one with the walking group for the second successive week running (a good start to the new year, I say).
We were headed to the tiny village of Cam in Gloucestershire, for the start of the walk. Only a thirty-minute drive from Bristol, we left the M5 at the same junction as the previous weekend. Back then, we turned right. This time, we turned left and on towards Dursley.
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