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WhitstableDave

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The most dangerous path in Britain?
« on: 16:55:30, 30/11/20 »
I'm something of a fan of Tom Scott on YouTube and he's just posted what I think is a fascinating short video:

Walking the most dangerous path in Britain

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The Broomway is surrounded on both sides by quicksand and deep, sucking mud. It has no markers and no guideposts. And if you mistime your walk, you won't outrun the tide. Oh, and it's in the middle of a Ministry of Defence firing range. But most of the time, if you want to visit Foulness Island, it's the only way.

I guess everyone will have their own views on what makes a PRoW dangerous, but I'm convinced by this one...  :)

Islandplodder

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Re: The most dangerous path in Britain?
« Reply #1 on: 17:38:23, 30/11/20 »
There's a nice description of walking it by Robert MacFarlane in 'The old ways'.  I'd quite like to do it one day, as long as I had an experienced guide!

lostme1

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Re: The most dangerous path in Britain?
« Reply #2 on: 19:12:49, 30/11/20 »
For those who want to do the Broomway walk

https://www.tombennettoutdoors.co.uk/the-broomway
These boots are made for walking.... so long as the rest of my body agrees

WhitstableDave

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Re: The most dangerous path in Britain?
« Reply #3 on: 22:04:28, 30/11/20 »
For those who want to do the Broomway walk

https://www.tombennettoutdoors.co.uk/the-broomway
Tom Bennett, as featured in the original video?...  ;)

BuzyG

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Re: The most dangerous path in Britain?
« Reply #4 on: 00:37:31, 01/12/20 »
There a few in Toxteth worth giving a miss early on a Sunday morning. ;)

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Re: The most dangerous path in Britain?
« Reply #5 on: 19:51:01, 27/12/20 »
There a few in Toxteth worth giving a miss early on a Sunday morning. ;)


More than just Sunday mornings!   ;D
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