Yorkshire Walks: a walk around Scar House Reservoir

We have enjoyed lovely walks at some of Yorkshire Water’s reservoirs including Swinsty and Fewston. I was pleased to hear that as the second largest landowner in Yorkshire, Yorkshire Water is currently working hard to enhance its access across some of the most scenic reservoir’s, allowing all users to visit and enjoy these tranquil countryside…

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Beningbrough Hall

At last the weekend brought us sunshine and the feeling that indeed Spring is here. A great day for a family adventure and we headed to Beningbrough Hall, a National trust site not far from York. We’ve finally decided to buy National Trust membership, so this was the perfect opportunity to get it and use…

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February half term fun – come on Spring!

We’ve not been on many outdoors adventures recently, I’ve been feeling awful and the weather hasn’t exactly been great either. The kids have been off school this week on half term, a week later that everyone else so not as many fun activities on. We’ve still managed to get out and have some fun and…

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Hip2trek on Hadrian’s Wall

On Sunday, I travelled 150 miles with a friend to meet some other ladies, for a walk on Hadrian’s Wall. The group of ladies like me, are taking part in My Peak Challenge, an online fitness programme which also raises money for charity. I took part in the fitness programme last year and have renewed…

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January Blues? Get Outside!

It’s nearly the end of January, the evenings are getting lighter and Spring it just around the corner, all things to be positive about, right? Last week however, was apparently Blue Monday, across the media was the doom and gloom that the 15th January was the most depressing day of the year. I wasn’t going…

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3 Yorkshire Walks with cool rock formations!

If you can get your kids interested in visiting somewhere because it’s cool, has something interesting to look at, find, or leap on, then the battle to get them doing some exercise and outdoors is practically already won. We obviously do a lot of walking, and once we’re out the kids do enjoy themselves. Yes,…

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