Clarendon Marathon

The Clarendon Marathon typically takes place on a Sunday in early October. In 2021 the date is 3 October and it goes from Salisbury to Winchester. There’s a comprehensive website here. The route diverts a little from the traditional footpath, the full marathon starts at the Laverstock sports ground (Salisbury) and finishing at King’s school …

Barton on Sea to Hordle Cliff

The beach at Barton on Sea is mainly pebble, though there are a few sandy patches to the west. The cliff is subject to significant erosion and the cliff top path has recently been moved back and re-routed. The needles on the Isle of Wight are quite close and you can also see Hengistbury Head …

OS Maps Australia review: From Wales to New South Wales

Ordnance Survey, the National Mapping Agency of Great Britain is expanding its popular OS Maps service beyond GB. The new service osmaps.com has just landed in Australia. Whilst maps and hiking routes have been available in Wales (as well as England and Scotlan, see Rhossili Down walk as an example), the newest version of OS …

Where is this ? Random Earth

Discover beautiful locations around the globe using the satellite imagery available through Google Maps and Random Earth. Whilst travel is restricted in February 2021 in pretty much every country in the world, this is a great way to zip around the globe virtually. It’s a modern take on atlas and we spent playing with it …

Quiraing walk 3D fly-through

Length: 6.5 km / 4 milesTime: 3 hours at a swift pace + breaksDifficulty: Difficult (climb up to The Table) – 652 m total ascent Interactive Map Now, the Quiraing walk is obviously not in Winchester, but in Scotland. It doesn’t fit with most of our other walks in Hampshire but we wanted to include …