Round-Britain walker welcomed to Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat station
fundraiser who is walking around the coast of Great Britain to
raise money for the RNLI has called in at Burnham-On-Sea during
his trek through the area.
Ellis-Roswell, 21 started his challenge on 3rd August at Margate
and has passed through Burnham on his way to Weston-super-Mare.
his 'long walk round' to take two years to complete, Alex is well
prepared for wild camping and is welcoming offers of accommodation
along the 6,500 mile route. He said: "The welcome I've received
in Burnham has completely blown me away."
the death of his father, Alex sold his three year-old advertising
business in Canterbury and set off on both a spiritual and fundraising
journey of a lifetime. His father had dedicated much of his life
to charities which inspired Alex to take up this challenge to
raise awareness of the work of the Institution.
local community got behind Alex, showing their support for him
as well as the RNLI. They wrote some motivational mail to keep
him going on his journey. Local firms welcoming him included Bessie's
Sweet Shoppe, The Railway and the Royal Clarence Hotel who provided
him with a room for his stay.
more details on Alexs adventures, please follow him on Twitter
at @EllisRoswell and if you wish to donate see his sponsorship
Alex, centre, with Burnham's lifeboat crew and above with Sue
Barber at Bessie's Sweet Shoppe (pics Mike Lang/Helen Brodie)