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 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
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
The Peddars Way is a long distance footpath in Norfolk, England. It is 46 miles (74 km) long and follows the route of a Roman road. A footpath I’ve always been intrigued by. It makes a popular walking holiday – usually undertaken over the course of several days. Or if you are daft enough you suggest giving it a go over the weekend. I really never do … Continue reading Walking Peddars Way – Day one.
I live in East Anglia, deep in the fens. It’s flat. In fact, parts of it under sea level. I dream of walking hills and mountains. *Wistful sigh* I’m sure the reality would involve a lot of red-faced puffing, panting and pain but for now we’ll stick with the dreamy image of sunbeams, snowy peaks and lederhosen… Sometimes though, you have to do something about … Continue reading When Mountains are calling…