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
The Honington and Sapiston Heritage trail is a rural walk in the suffolk countryside. A picturesque, gentle stroll around the areas of Honington, Sapiston, Fakenham Magna and The Black Bourn. Honestly, a place we never would have thought to venture to, but with a handily placed trail of caches we were enticed over. A damp and drizzly afternoon but after having had a very quiet … Continue reading Geocaching trails: Honington and Sapiston Heritage Trail.
After our productive first day (the GPSr tracked us 30 miles.) we stayed the night at the Ostrich Inn in Castle Acre. Fed, watered and rested we awake somewhat broken. As we hobble around our room, quite unsure how we can even walk to the bathroom, let alone the final 16 miles. We continually reassure ourselves we will just do what we can. Each step … Continue reading Walking Peddars Way – Day Two