Cheesefest and a Whey Hey walk!

  A few months ago, we visited Hawes and had a wonderful walk that ended with us visiting Wensleydale creamery for ice cream. So, when I saw they were having a cheese festival I didn’t need much persuading to plan another visit. The cheese festival itself was at the creamery where there was a marquee…

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My Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

I recently took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge, the challenge being to walk Yorkshire’s three highest peaks and be back from where you started within 12 hours. It’s a distance of approx 25 miles. Last year I walked two of the Yorkshire peaks on the anniversary of one of my hip surgeries and so…

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A recipe for a great day in Hawes

We recently had a great day out in Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire dales in Wensleydale. It included everything to make a great day and keep everyone happy. Here’s our recipe for a great day out in Hawes: Walking – Mummy’s choice to get everyone outside enjoying the fresh air and hips and…

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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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