Jul 082019
 
Samphire Hoe - July trip report

Samphire Hoe is the newest part of the British Isles, created from the spoils when digging out the Channel Tunnel.  It is located close to Dover docks and overlooked by chalk cliffs. It got its name from the rock and golden samphire which are found on the site, following a public competition. Eleven of the […]

Jul 062014
 
Samphire Hoe

Just realised that I have not told you about my last two walks, I’ve been busy enjoying myself on other matters.   However, here goes with the latest update. Samphire Hoe was our destination at the end of June.   This is the reserve which was created by the spoils of the channel tunnel drilling. […]

Oct 072011
 
Dungeness trip report

It was a fine hot sunny day for our October visit to Dungeness with little wind about.  So nice for birdwatchers and perhaps too nice for migrants – which would have made the most of the good weather and kept on going south!  We started by exploring the areas behind the lighthouse and the bushes […]