The South West Rambler

I want to introduce you to my local patch, the South West of England and South Wales. I love exploring the area and would like to share some of my favourite places.

I hope that you will join me in delving into the history  of the area. 

I will be sharing some of my favourite walks both in the town and the countryside.

A walker’s guide to the South West

The floating harbour at twilight
The floating harbour in Bristol


What’s new

 Given the current situation, we are staying close to home.  And I am certainly not encouraging people to travel. But I hope if I keep writing travel content this will help to keep you thinking about travel.  And planning your next escapes for when it is safe to travel again.  Please stay healthy and safe! Blog posts have NOT been updated to reflect the reality of travelling during this time of the Covid-19 Pandemic.  Please make sure to consult government guidelines before planning any travel.  The travel advice can change regularly!

Out and about

Discovering Regency Bath and Bridgerton locations

Season one of Bridgerton is an eight episode series which premiered on Netflix on Christmas day 2020. Although it has been described as historical fantasy not fact it is great fun. Producer Shonda Rhimes  imagined an alternative regency period where Queen Charlotte, the wife of George III was of mixed race rather than of German … Continue reading “Discovering Regency Bath and Bridgerton locations”