I have run across a cacher from Swindon in Wiltshire, with a blog I really like. He includes beautiful photo, along with super maps and descriptions. So I have asked if i could share some of his stories and he graciously agreed. I pick this first story for a couple of simple reasons - I like the photo of the cows. And I like the photo of the old car. A couple of things I enjoy. Story is great too.
Check out this story from Paul Gibson's blog, Geocachetrails.com
Catcott Circle, 19 Caches, 4 Miles, SomersetAfter completing the Aschcott Circle in the morning I moved onto the Catcott Circle which starts and ends at Shapwick but heads north east to Catcott does a loop and returns along the same path.
If you want a full days caching trip, this can be combined with the Ashcott Circle or done as two separate trails as I did. So, a short drive up the road after lunch to Shapwick where there was amble roadside parking.
The first part of the trail was a walk along a quiet lane before turning onto a farm track and then cross country (beware of cows) to Shapwick across open fields. Out of the two series I much preferred the Ashcott Circle, but this was a nice accompanying series to it.
I managed to avoid this field of cows which were getting very impatient waiting for the farmer to take them for milking. I think the actual footpath would have taken me through the field but with a dog in tow, I decided best to take a detour.
At Catcott village I passed several vintage cards being washed and cleaned, I assumed they had been out at weddings earlier in the day.
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