North Norfolk Coastal Path and Seal trip!

There’s so much to do in North Norfolk, that with just a few days to fill, we were spoilt for choice with how to spend our time. Staying at Burnham Deepdale on our Margin’s Glamping holiday, we had the North Norfolk coastal path literally on our doorstep. A walk along the path to see the…

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A stroll around Lymm Dam

Having spent a weekend with friends, breaking up the long drive home, I took a walk around Lymm Dam, Cheshire. It’s a beautiful tranquil spot with woodland, bridleways and lake.  You wouldn’t believe that it’s just five minutes’ drive away from the roar of the M6. A great place for the kids to explore and…

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Mam Tor, Castleton Walk

  Mam Tor, known as Mother Hill or Shivering mountain, is a hill 517 metres high, in the High Peak area of Derbyshire and one of the most famous walks in the Peak District. Just under an hour and half travel time from Bradford We parked in the Castleton National park Visitor carpark, postcode S33…

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Cheddar Outdoor Bloggers Weekend

How would you like to spend the weekend with like-minded people? A fabulous location, walking, chatting and warming yourself by a campfire in the evening? Well that’s exactly what I found myself doing this Spring, on the second Outdoor Blogger weekend I’ve attended. This time the location was Cheddar, Somerset, just a five (or six…

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Chatburn – Forest of Bowland

We’re trying to venture slightly further afield and discover new places for our family walks. So, a few weeks ago having visited Gisburn Forest, we again went over into Lancashire to a village called Chatburn, not far from Clitheroe. Having perused the Forest of Bowland website for walking routes, I was able to see a…

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Gisburn Forest and forest bathing

Gisburn Forest is part of the Forest of Bowland AONB, covering Lancashire and part of North Yorkshire. With waymarked forest paths for walkers it’s just our sort of place to go and explore. There’s something wonderful about walking in the trees, maybe not on a day like today as the wind howls with Storm Gareth…

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Conquering a mountain and tote giveaway!

I write a lot about how getting outside into the fresh air, is good for you both physically but mentally too. I certainly sleep better if I’ve spent the day outside. My blog started with writing about conquering my own personal mountain, and my rehab from hip surgery, but I’ve climbed some real ones too,…

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Treetop Zip trek, Manchester

We love walking in trees, and I’ve always wondered what it would be like to be a squirrel flying through the tree canopy! I took the opportunity to book us onto the Treetop trek in Manchester, an exhilarating 2-hour trek in the trees and along zip wires and obstacles. Before we went, I showed the…

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