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The Land of my Fathers Project

On August 31st I am going to walk the very short distance from Sedbury Cliffs, on the banks of the River Severn, into Chepstow accompanied (if all goes to plan) by my Dad and Thalia. This walk of around two miles will set me off on the Offa’s Dyke Path and will be the first

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Newborough Forest and Ynys Llandwyn

It’s a long time since I have visited Anglesey but it will always hold fond memories for me as the place where as a keen amateur photographer of 10 years old I took a photo of Pink Thrift which won me a Highly Commended in the BBC Young Wildlife Photographer of the year 🙂 So,

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A July round up!

It has become an annual ritual as the Summer holidays kick in for me to think “Crikey, it’s ages since I have written a blog….but it’s just been so busy”, and, thank fully after the last year, 2021 has been no exception! We have been working all over the country with a really diverse, but

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Three Peaks in Three Days

The Three Peaks Challenge is probably one of the best known walking/adventure challenges undertaken regularly in the UK today. For many people it is the ultimate physical mountain challenge and a hugely successful event that raises large amounts of money for many charitable causes. For others it puts huge pressure on the mountains, leads to

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Up and running in 2021

As I prepare to head away for three weeks away from home, it’s increasingly clear that the outdoor industry is starting to struggle back to it’s feet after an horrendous time for everyone during 2020. The way the year is shaping up is a bit stop and start at the moment with work coming in

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D of E training with Lupine Adventure and Harrogate Grammar

When I flew back from my expedition to Nepal in February 2020 I had just about heard of this strange new virus known as Covid 19, but I had no idea just how devastating an effect it would have on Come walk with me UK. Fast forward fifteen months to a wet, wild and windy

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Walks in Shropshire

When you think of the best places to go walking in England, the mind naturally gravitates towards the “big hitters”, the Lake District, Peak District or Yorkshire Dales, for most people it doesn’t tend to conjure up Shropshire which is a shame as the walks in Shropshire that we undertook on a long weekend were

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Walking in Bronte Country

Few families have had as enduring an effect on the canon of English literature as the Brontes. The three sisters from Haworth on the edge of the Yorkshire moors have become literary icons and draw thousands of literary fans from across the world to the pretty village with the iconic steeply rising High Street lined

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Lad Law from Wycoller walk

Wycoller is an almost achingly idyllic hamlet situated at what is literally the end of the road around four miles from the town of Colne. It consists of a tiny collection of stone cottages,a hatch serving hot bacon butties, pies and pasties and the ruins of the sixteenth century Wycoller Hall, originally owned by the

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Hill Bagging

I am a bloke and, therefore, a bit of a collector and a statto. When I was a kid this obsession went through a variety of phases, starting with stamps (my specialties were birds and East Africa reflecting family interests), progressing onto Panini Football stickers and ending with folders full of scores and averages for

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