Guest Post: Bleaklow Geocaching Adventures

This week I have a guest post from Mark who blogs over at hillexplorer.com Over the years I’ve received numerous delightful messages to say that I’ve inspired people to go out and try their very own geocaching adventure. Mark was also curious about my geo-ramblings and so whilst we were undertaking The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge a quick diversion was made to show him what it was all … Continue reading Guest Post: Bleaklow Geocaching Adventures

Go Ape Thetford – Tree Top Junior Review.

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.

The Cambridgeshire Three Peaks. 

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. 

Yorkshire Geocaching – The Hoffman Kiln.

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

“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