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Poet walks




by Webmaster, 21st January 2020

Explore the places that inspired some of the region’s best writers on these three rambles through the beautiful Borders

Photo: Jeff Buck, Creative Commons

It’ll be of no surprise to any of our readers that the landscapes surrounding the border between England and Wales have been a terrific source of inspiration for artists.

And it’s not just the visual artists either – there’s a long history of poets featuring the Welsh Borders in their work, and this month we take you on three walks to places that have inspired some of the greats.

ROUTE 1 – Explore the landscapes where Owen Sheers grew up

ROUTE 2 – A jaunt through the hills AE Housman could see from his home

ROUTE 3 – Discover the countryside that inspired Wilfred Owen to become a poet

 

Route inaccessible? If you find that any of the routes featured on walesandborders.com has become inaccessible in any way, do let us know so we can alert the necessary authorities on your behalf. You can email the Web Editor at webeditor@borderpublishing.com

For the full feature on Poet Walks, see the February 2019 issue of Welsh Border Life.

 

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