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Walks on the North Coast 500

The North Coast 500 is probably best known as a driving route having set itself up as a Scottish “Route 66”, it has a loyal following amongst camper van enthusiasts and motorcyclists but it doesn’t receive as much credit for the numerous fantastic walks that can be done as you follow the route round. We

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Silly Season

And breathe……well, the blog has (yet again) taken the hit as the season has got busier and busier and busier…..but who are we to complain? The sun has been shining, the sky has been blue and hundreds of people have been hitting the hills on events run by or worked on by the awesome team

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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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Busy, busy, busy

It’s been a while since I last updated the blog and whilst I feel a bit remiss, the reason is basically because we are having our busiest ever season here and there’s barely been time to pop home and get the washing done over the last few weeks! Not that I’m complaining….There has been a

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Variety is the spice of life!

24-30.4.17 Walking with; Jay, Iona, Hamish and Downend School This is now (unbelievably) the fourth year of Come walk with me UK and I am delighted to say that we have managed to get busier year on year thanks to the high standard of service we provide for our customers whether working as a freelancer

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The D of E season is in full swing!!

Walking with; Highgate School, Thistly Hough School and Dulwich College Well, it’s taken a while to get the blog back up and running this season but as we’ve been so busy it’s for all the right reasons!! The season has started with a lot of work on the Duke of Edinburgh awards and so far

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Peru with Camps International and Beauchamp College

1-28.7.16 Exploring with; Beauchamp College Peru has long been on my bucket list, especially the stunning Inca site of Machu Picchu so when the opportunity to lead a Summer expedition there arose I jumped at the chance. This was my fourth trip with Camps but my first to South America and I was very lucky

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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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Trekfest Brecon Beacons

3-5.6.16 Walking with; 550 odd participants Having worked on the Peak District Trekfest last year it was great to be invited to work on both of these mass participation walking events this year. Almost 600 people walking in teams or as individuals, and the vast majority of them raising money for charity, took part in

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D of E with BXM Expeditions and St John’s, Marlborough

28-29.5.16 Walking with; Group 5 and Group 6 . Another weekend and another D of E practice expedition. This one was in a part of the world new to me, the area where Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire all come together. It’s a beautiful, rural part of the world with villages of honey coloured stone, thatched

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