The school holidays and a road trip planned for me and the kids. A plan to visit the Brecon Beacons, an area we’ve never visited before. The scenery much less dramatic than North Wales, but it’s easy to fall for its gentle rolling landscape and green charm. A whistle-stop tour for us though, so we try to cram as much as we can into our … Continue reading A trip to the Brecon Beacons
Just in case you missed it, you can find part one here. Day 3 A ticket to Ryde So, The day the ultra event kicks in. Our original plan had been to walk backwards from the official start point to miss the bulk of the participants. The buses however said no. Bugger. We’ve no other option than to just suck it up and carry on along … Continue reading Walking The Isle Of Wight Coastal Path – Part Two.
The Norfolk Coastal Path is a national trail covering a large section of the Norfolk coast, running from Hunstanton in west Norfolk to Hopton-on -sea in the East. The majority of this walking trail runs through the dramatic landscape of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and covers an impressive 84 Miles. As a regular visitor to the area I’ve walked various short … Continue reading Walking The Norfolk Coastal Path, Hunstanton to Wells.
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
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