There has been significant progress towards our challenge of walking, cycling, jogging or running a total of 2,874 miles to keep fit and to raise funds for the restoration project. 


Watch this Space for Regular Updates

The Challenge is 2874 Miles

Challenge so far taken up.............1666.74

Participants so far.................................8

Miles Covered to at 19/06/2021

Sponsorship Collected     £2298.10 + £505.79 Gift Aid.

    Grand Total  to date   £2803.89

Thanks to " D & M" we are closing rapidly on raising £2874!



(Some of our supporters have made payments by cheque or Bank Transfer and so not all the sponsorship support will show on the Give as You Live page)

The full detail of our Covid Challenge can be seen here -

                                                           The 2874 Covid 19 Challenge

Our Give as You Live donation page can be seen here -

                                                           Donate - 2874 Trust Covid Challenge




             Miles                             Days

"Taken" as Challenge          To  Complete       

Miles Travelled to date
David Holmes 284                                                   74

314 12

Challenge Met in 46 days but will carry on  down the long and winding road 

David Foster  74                                                    28



Met!! (in 25 days)

Fiona H 287                                                   28


Challenge Met!!

Phil Stoakes 28                                                     28


Challenge Met!!

The Sampson Hound 28.74                                          


Challenge Met!!

Fiona, Alan & Ted (2nd Challenge - enjoyed the first so much!) 478                                                   28                         



Met!! (in 25 days but there were 3 of us walking)

Ted's Gang (drawn from Fiona, Alan, Jennifer, David and, of course, Ted) 487                                                   28


Challenge Exceeded!! - but we will keep on walking

(with 5 of us  taking part - but not all togerther)


Photo Record

David Holmes has created a YouTube clip from the images taken on his walks - to view, click on:

                                                          David's Rambles

Whats left of a hulk (and some history) ( the hulk is the shape on the edge of the water )


Train action from the Dean Forest Railway



A series of photos from around Lydney

A hulk at Lydney Harbour

 A new familyExcursion over - time for a rest

View of Heddon Mouth (Wales is just visible through the mist)

A view of the flood defences on the Severn

Colourful table in Bathurst Park

Does this Heron look a bit glum?

A view of Blue Anchor bay - from the Macmillan Way above Minehead (just visible at the left hand edge is the Hinkley C construction site)

Minehead through the trees - from the Macmillan Way


Fiona and Ted - exercising on Exmoor - Photographer is fellow walker Alan

A railway scene - viewed from a walk in the Forest of Dean ( a bit oops ) 

Lots of Water! The River Lyd by The Boating lake 

Lydney Docks - dredging work underway

             A bit muddy for Ted's little legs!

David's walking companion?

Early Morning at Lydney


Ted relaxing after completing his Challenge (the cat only joins him for a short, late evening walk)

Work Train on the Dean Forest Railway

Ted and Fiona at Dunster Dovecote (very muddy walk)


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