Jun 172018

That’s me just updated the list of English Heritage sites, that I’ve been to. Since I went to Roche Abbey today.


I’ve also added the following…

  • Belas Knap Long Barrow, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire.
  • Castle Acre Castle and Bailey Gate, Castle Acre, Norfolk.
  • Clun Castle, Clun, Shropshire.
  • Eleanor Cross, Geddington, Northamptonshire.
  • Hailes Abbey, Hailes, Gloucestershire.
  • Roche Abbey, South Yorkshire.
  • Scarborough Castle, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
May 272018

Here are some photos from my last two wetsuited walks! The first being in England, while driving up to Scotland! The second being in Scotland it’s self!

Remember to comment on these photos! More comments, means more photos!

England walk!

2XU P:1 Propel wetsuit
2XU P:1 Propel wetsuit
2XU P:1 Propel wetsuit

Scotland walk!

2XU P:1 Propel wetsuit
2XU P:1 Propel wetsuit

Feb 022018

I’ve just made a Rutland Round photo gallery on flickr. Where I will of course, be posting many photos from the Rutland Round walk.

Stage 1 : Oakham to Uppingham


Stage 2 : Uppingham to Barrowden


Many more photos can be found at www.flickr.com/photos/gsvalentine/albums/72157690991918941

May 092017

On the way back from Scotland, I stopped off at the Tan Hill Inn, which is the is the highest inn in the British Isles at 1,732 feet (528 metres) above sea level. I bet, it would be a great place to cycle to!!

Apr 172017

After really getting the mountain climbing bug over the last year or so. About time, I added a new sub section to my photo gallery! Which will display some of my favourite photos, of some of the UK named summits, I’ve done! Sure, this list will grow fast!

Can you check out the photos so far @ www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/uk-named-summits/.

Sep 292016

That’s me back in England after a great drive back home! Went on many roads, I’ve ever been on before! Don’t ask me which way, I went. Since I have no idea at all!

But I some how did end up at Dent railway station, which happens to be the highest railway station in England!

Here are some photo from the drive. Was hoping to take many more! But it was raining most of the time!!! 🙁

May 152016

That’s Nick and myself now in Scotland! After just under 320 miles of driving! It’s the first Nick’s ever in Scotland! I just know he’s going to have a great time! So many great places, I want to show him! Just hope the weather plays nice!

I will now leave you with some photos! The first of many, I am sure!! 😀

Stainmore Summit

At Stainmore Summit, at round the half way point to Scotland!

Love this view!

I love this love!

Welcome to Scotland Nick!

Nick is now officially in Scotland for the first time ever!!

To think, I've cycled...

Just to think, I’ve cycled all the way from John O’Groat’s to Land’s End!

Mar 092016

Don’t think I’ve ever seen the pond is my village overflow like this before! Seen it high, but never this bad!


More photos can be found @ www.flickr.com/groups/thebythams/

Sep 272015

Loving the blood moon this evening! Go outdoors and look for yourself!


Jul 082015

I had a great morning looking around the grounds of Burghley House, with one of my friends who’s been over since Sunday.

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