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It’s certainly getting to the time of year where we are at our busiest and that entails lots of early morning starts, pints of coffee, endless rounds of Popmaster and plenty of miles in the legs. After heading back from three fantastic days in Scotland it was straight down to Northamptonshire for a Bronze D

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D of E qualifying expedition with SOEC and St Ninian’s

Full album on Facebook 9-10.6.16 Walking with; Team 6 My D of E calendar has been a full one this year, but a welcome last minute call up took me North of the border into the hitherto unvisited Pentland Hills to help out on the qualifying expedition for the pupils of St Ninian’s in Glasgow.

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A Peak District wild camp

Full album on Facebook27-28.4.16 Walking with; Sam !! Last year Sam came over with his family from France and we had a fantastic day walk up Win Hill and over Crookstone Out Moor that concluded with a wild camp on the slopes of Grindsbrook Knoll. The weather was kind and we spent an enjoyable evening

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Snowdonia with The Bushcraft Company

11-14.5.15 Walking with; Kew Green School Snowdonia when the sun shines is one of the greatest places in the British Isles and having the chance to introduce a bunch of 9 and 10 year olds to this wonderful landscape was a real privilege. I spent the week working with The Bushcraft Co at the Outlook

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A Kinder wild camp

16/17.4.15 Walking with; Sam Sam and his family were on holiday in the UK from their home in the Carcassonne region of France. After a couple of days exploring the area around Hadrian’s Wall they had made it as far as the Peak District and Sam had decided he wanted some time to explore the

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Wild camping in the Lake District

20/21.11.14 Walking with; Rob   How did it get to the end of November? When was the last time I got out on a wild camp? These were the questions going through my mind as I examined my map of the Lakes laid out before me. It might be November, but it was still reasonably

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A wet wild camp in the Brecon Beacons

7/8.5.14Walking with; Nathan   Although my Granny has lived in the area for over twenty years my experience of walking in this area is pretty limited, although I enjoyed my trip there this time last year https://www.comewalkwithmeuk.co.uk/2013/05/south-wales-wanderings.html. We were well aware that the forecast was pretty poor so were pleasantly surprised to arrive at the remote

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A Wasdale Wild camp

1/2/3.4.14Walking with; Al Choosing my favourite Lakeland valley is a little bit like being asked to name the best player in the Welsh rugby team of the 70s or the best pub in Manchester, there are many, many viable options in the frame. However, just as the names of JPR and “The Briton’s Protection” end

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The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane

Just before Christmas there was a post on the “Wild Camping” Facebook page that I am a member of that effectively challenged the notion that “wild camping” is possible on the overcrowded island that is Britain today. It provoked a lot of debate and, to my mind, a lot of comment was coloured by the

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Walking and wild camping in Galloway

6-8.10.13Walking with; Nathan When I find myself writing that my previous walking experience in Scotland was limited to a family holiday 25 years ago and a straight up and down “Three Peaks” experience on Ben Nevis I feel slightly ashamed and a bit of a fraud. It’s like those Aussies who claim to have “done”

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