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Paul Jickells
Hello there Phil, I hope all is well. Just stumbled across your site as you do and thought how brilliant. I love your sense of can do adventure excellent stuff the kind I have been teetering on for a few years now. Hey I'm about to jump in no matter what! Its time and time waits for no one so here goes then an adventure of a lifetime and who knows where it will take me? Thanks for the site it really is a great encouragement. Cheers and all the best from Paul Jickells of Hereford near to the trusty Black Mountains. – Cheers Paul and good luck

Kristen – Rye and Camber Sands walk
I am in the process of writing about some great walks for families around the UK and came across your site.  I am interested in whether you could give me a two to three sentence introduction to this hike?  I will definitely be linking to your site to provide other inspiration!
Many Regards, Kristen

Joanna Rigg – Wheelchair walks
Thank you - my husband is recently disabled and now uses a wheelchair for all but very short and level distances and previously a keen walker he is keen to be out. It was so refreshing to do a google search for Sussex and immediately find some info. We have a fairly robust wheelchair and find the most limiting factor are stiles and kissing gates and a lack of info. - maps don't really help!

Kenneth Rands – Walk from Hastings
Stumbled across your site researching a walk east from Hastings. Super site and will be a great help.

Rosemary Pearsall – Ben Nevis
I read your Ben Nevis adventure with interest. I admire you staying in the shelter overnight. I walked up with 3 friends in their fifties in July this year, I am 66. Friday was fine weather and so was Sunday but on the Saturday  we had it all rain, wind, sleet and snow - but what an experience. I have just moved to East Sussex and see you have several walks on your site one of which I hope to explore soon- the Winchelsea to Rye one. Thank you for the website it makes good reading and I love walking having taken it up again in the last two years after a 20 year break.

James Havbro
Could I just ask where you found Razor Clams on your walks, I have the suitable offshore fisheries license and wish to take some secondary school children on a trip to collect them. Many Thanks.

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