Southeast London hidden gems: Lesnes Abbey Woods and Bostall Woods

Overlooking Thamesmead - the notorious riverside 1960s new town which failed to fulfil the planners’ and the residents’ utopian dream - Lesnes Abbey and its adjacent woods sit quietly along one of the less visited sections of the London Green Chain network. However, for those who have made the effort to walk this stretch of … Continue reading Southeast London hidden gems: Lesnes Abbey Woods and Bostall Woods

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It’s just running up a hill and down again. Or is it?

This is an account of my first-ever fell race - the Pen-y-Ghent fell race - which took place back in June this year in Horton-in-Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire. To see the route, click here. ~Sze Kiu 1pm, Saturday 2 June, a field in Horton-in-Ribblesdale “You really must try and eat something,” See Wah implored, waving a squashed, … Continue reading It’s just running up a hill and down again. Or is it?