Go Ape at Thetford is described as the mother of all the courses and set within 50,000 acres of pine in the UK’s largest man made, lowland forest. A patchwork of pines, heathland and broadleaves provide the ideal setting for a great day out, and a welcome refuge for a rich variety of animal and plant life. The Go Ape adventure began at High Lodge … Continue reading Go Ape Thetford – Tree Top Junior Review.
Cambridgeshire? The same Cambridgeshire that’s one of the flattest counties in the UK? Yep, that’s the one. Having returned home from my Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge, the post-adventure blues had really set in. The children having been bored to tears inspired by my Y3P tales were also keen to tackle some hills and have an adventure of their own. Geographically it was always going to be a … Continue reading The Cambridgeshire Three Peaks.
Of course I couldn’t visit Yorkshire without collecting a special cache or two. The local area full of inspirational places to explore: waterfalls, caves, hills and dales. Spoilt for choice I had downloaded a select few caches, just 50 or so. 😉 Before I set off on an adventure though I was keen to claim my first 5/5 cache. A cache with the highest difficulty … Continue reading Yorkshire Geocaching – The Hoffman Kiln.
“The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge takes on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, in under 12 hours. These peaks form part of the Pennine range, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The route is approximately 24-miles long, and includes 5,200ft (1,585m) of ascent.” Piece of cake for a girl from the fens then. 😳 The opportunity recently arose to join some other members of … Continue reading The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge
The second featured cache of my favourite caching experiences around the UK. Geocaches to hopefully inspire a bit of adventure. Bomber command: GC21WYM Cache Type: Traditional Area: West Midlands Difficulty rating: 3 Terrain rating: 2 Terrain type: Off the beaten track. Overgrown pathways and abandoned buildings. Current favourite points: 129 Suitable for children: Supervised, yes. Pushchair/wheelchair friendly: No Equipment needed: Torch Bomber Command is a tradtional … Continue reading Fantastic Finds: Bomber Command