A week in the October half term spent in Snowdonia. After my recent Three Peaks Challenge I had lots of plans to walk and play in the mountains. In reality though it’s really difficult to motivate yourself and even more so, the children when it’s pouring with rain every, single day. I want my children’s first experience of a mountain to be a positive one, not of … Continue reading Cadair Idris
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.
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.
It’s safe to say I’m a seize the day kind of person. I’m terrible at not one for organisation and I truly believe you can have the most fun when you least expect it. This past weekend proved this to be true in spectacular style. Mr Muddy turned up at home on Saturday afternoon having finished work earlier than anticipated, being a kind chap he soon … Continue reading Unexpected Adventures