Circular Walk from Roxburgh – a forager’s paradise

Rosehips on the circular walk from Roxburgh

Circular Walk from Roxburgh – a forager’s paradise HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews This circular walk from Roxburgh is relatively short, but perfectly formed. Walking it on a late summer/early autumn day we could only marvel at the season’s abundance: a forager’s paradise. Luckily, I just happened to have some foraging bags in my rucksack. Roxburgh…

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Bere Island

Bere Island Trip with a parkrun Another Day in Paradise Saturday was yet another beautiful day and we jumped in the car before 8:00am as we had a ferry to catch. The road from Coomkeen on the Sheep’s Head Peninsular is a challenge in itself, as it is a winding single track that is very…

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Great Hetha Hill Run from College Valley

Trigg point on Great Hetha

Great Hetha Hill Run from College Valley HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews The College Valley is a beautiful valley in the Northumberland section of the Cheviot Hills. We were expecting a very quiet day in the hills: Hethpool at the bottom of the valley is quite difficult to get to and the rest of the valley…

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Walk in the Trossachs

Path above Lendrick Hill in the Trossachs

Walk in the Trossachs HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews Back in March this year we decided to have a week off work and spend some time exploring the wonderful area we had moved to. One of the first walks we did was up from Lendrick Hill, close to Brig O’ Turk. We loved the route so…

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Walking and Swimming in Swaledale

swimming in Swaledale - Wain Wath waterfall

Walking and Swimming in Swaledale HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews Wildflowers and Swim Spots Galore When we go on a holiday we enjoy going somewhere and being able to explore from our base. Upper Swaledale is perhaps one of the best places in the country to do this – stunning walks, either in the valley bottom…

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A Week of Wild Swimming

Wild swimming in Stirlingshire - Loch Lubnaig

A Week of Wild Swimming HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews When the sun shines in Scotland you have to make the most of it, so when the sun came out in July we finished work early and set off for a wild swim. It was too good an opportunity to miss. As it turned out it…

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