At 87 miles, walking the length of The Ridgeway is a mammoth task for one who has been reluctant and pretty much unable to walk for the past several years. It will be whole new experience for me and even considering attempting the walking of it in June of 2016 is quite a task that is proving to be onerous to say the least with all of the rules and regulations related to undertaking such an adventure.
I simply thought I would get a tent, put on my shoes and get dropped off at one end, then be picked up at the other five days later. Well it turns out it is not as easy as that! It is a National Trail so by rights you would have thought you would be entitled to do whatever you wanted along the way (within reason of course) but it doesn’t roll like that I’m afraid.
Nothing is ever straight forward.