Kington 2018

A Clive Williams weekend, 6th-8th October 2018
P1100495  Saturday 6th October 2018 at 15:10. A late start from Gladestry, because we visited Berrington Hall to wait for the rain to stop. P1100497  15:30 . the plan is to walk Hergest Ridge P1100498  so the eight of us set off to walk to Kington P1100499
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P1100504  16:30 . monkey puzzle trees were a bit of a surprise P1100505  16:40 . Kington in sight P1100506  17:10 . a house on the outskirts of Kington, with . . . . . P1100507  . . . . this weathercock.
P1100527  At our accommodation in Kington P1100508  Sunday 7th; the hills around New Radnor. 11:00 P1100509  11:15 P1100510  11:30 . the first peak . . . . .
P1100511  . . . . Bache Hill, 610 metres P1100512  12:15 P1100513  12:40 . just finished lunch here P1100515  13:00 . that's our next peak, . . . . .
P1100516  . . . . . Black Mixen, 650 metres P1100517  off again to bag another hill P1100518  a Herefordshire stile P1100519  13:45 . very deep valleys
P1100520  and our last hill, Great Rhos at 660 metres, with Black Mixen behind P1100522  14:45 . starting down P1100524  sheep heading towards the danger area P1100525  15:00 . still walking around the danger area
P1100526  16:00 . New Radnor in sight P1100528  Monday 8th, walking from Kington. Being joined by The Mortimer Trail P1100529  the blacklegs, rather than the more usual all-wight sheep around here P1100530  10:20 . following The River Arrow
P1100531  10:25 . seven of us walking today P1100532  the reinstated track from Titley Junction P1100533  11:10 P1100534  the planned accommodation coach
P1100535 P1100536  They leave us a stile, then nobody uses it P1100539  13:45 P1100540
P1100541  a bracket fungus P1100543  we were lucky with the weather P1100544  15:30 . at the golf club P1100546  16:30 . after tea in the golf club, Kington ahead
P1100547  16:45 . back in Kington for another coffee and Margaret's cake 20181009 111120  Tuesday 9th. Seven of us stayed overnight. Three visited Lower Brockhampton on the way home 20181009 124054 20181009 140607  and five of us visited Hanbury Hall
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