The Jurassic Way

Fineshade Abbey to Rockingham The one with the limbo dancing 🕺, a few squiggles and a full English treat!  DISTANCE:  15.8 miles! WEATHER: very windy today but the sun shone and no rain.  Health:  Julia, sore hips and swollen pinkie toe. Debby is using tiger balm to help with aching shoulders. Rebecca, feels good, except…

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DAY 1 – THE JURASSIC WAY Stamford to Fineshade Abbey The one with the wrong train, the frigging cat and the perfect campsite. Distance: 14.97 miles, 35k steps.  Weather: overcast with a splattering of rain. 21 degrees.  Summary:- 😷 MK station is very well organised for COVID. Everyone was wearing masks, although there were not…

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Weather: Just right. Perfect walking weather. Difficulty Level: Tough, but a short day. Location: Exceat Country Park to Eastbourne! Yippee! Distance Travelled: 10.61 miles All good! The one where I became a thru-hiker and greeted by a surprise guest! WEATHER: Just right! The sun was shining, and a gentle breeze came off the sea, cooling…

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Weather: Rain! Then drizzle, then overcast. Difficulty Level: Lots of ups and downs. Location: Kingston on Lewes to Exceat Country Park Distance Travelled: 18 miles Bad ankle, but everything else is good. DAY 7 – ONCE UPON THE SOUTH DOWNS WAY The one with the bull, the rain, and the discovery that waterproof socks are…

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Weather: A mix of hot, windy and cool. Difficulty Level: Tough day! Location: YHA Truleigh Hill to Kingston on Lewes Distance Travelled: 18 miles Health: Everything aches! The one where we acted like teenagers!! WEATHER: A mix of hot, windy and cool. DISTANCE:   18 miles (according to Jason or 20.4 miles according to my…

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Weather: Hot until mid day, then overcast. Difficulty Level: Moderate today Location: Amberley to YHA Truleigh Hill Distance Travelled: 16.54 miles Health: Painful ankle! The one where I’m joined by an excitable Jason! WEATHER:  Hot until midday, then overcast for later afternoon. DISTANCE:   16.54 miles LOCATION: Amberly to Truleigh Hill SUMMARY THE LONG WINDED…

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Weather: Another scorcher! Difficulty Level: Moderate today Location: Cocking to Amberley Distance Travelled: 14.62 miles Health: All good. No pain today. The one with the sexy male runner at 6 am! WEATHER:  Another scorcher! DISTANCE:   14.62 miles LOCATION: Cocking to Amberly SUMMARY 📚 Today I plugged myself into an audiobook and the miles flew…

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Weather: Not too hot… just right! Difficulty Level: Still in pain. Not as many hills. Location: Buriton to Cocking Distance Travelled: 16.49 miles Health: Started ok, and ankle was bad at the end. The one with the penis display! WEATHER: A sprinkling of sunshine throughout the day with a nice cool breeze. Perfect walking weather.…

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