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
*Taps screen* Hello? *Bangs screen* Anyone still there? So quite the blogging break I’ve had. I’d love to tell you I’ve been off having marvellous adventures, but sadly I can’t. Sometimes real life gets in the way of fun and adventure. However all hope was not lost. Having had the National Three Peaks Challenge booked since forever, adventure and challenge had been looming on the … Continue reading The National Three Peaks Challenge.
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
“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 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.