Big hill training and next stop China!

In three days, I’m setting off on one of my biggest journeys and physical challenges, next stop is China! You’ll know from reading my blog that this is something I’ve been working towards since my recovery from two lots of hip surgery, over a year of exercises, training and working towards going on a charity…

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Grassington, Linton, Burnsall Walk

Our half term activities were thwarted somewhat by the weather AGAIN! I can’t wait for spring to arrive and better weather as at the moment we just seem to be going from one storm to another. We did manage a small walk from Grassington to Burnsall recently, walking along the River Wharfe but the wind…

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Aysgarth Falls and Castle Bolton

  Our Hip2trek adventure at the weekend was to Aysgarth falls and Castle Bolton in Wenslydale in the Yorkshire Dales. The falls are a beauty spot made famous by the film starring Kevin Costner in ‘Robin Hood – Prince of Thieves. An hour and half journey away from where we live I negotiated the winding…

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7 things we love about Bolton Abbey

  This weekend Hip2Trek visited Bolton Abbey and here are the 7 reasons we love it. 1) Nostalgia! I grew up not far from Bolton Abbey, so family outings and School trips were often here and I know the area quite well. I love being able to now take my own children and see their…

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Marvellous Malham and glorious mud!

This week our walk was around Malham in the Yorkshire Dales. Malham is best described as a pretty little village, surrounded by limestone dry stone walls with a stream running through it. It was mentioned in the Doomsday book and has been a settlement at least a thousand years. It’s been on our list of…

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