HIKING THE COTSWOLDS | CLEEVE HILL AND BREAKHEART PLANTATION

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There are lots (and lots) of walking options on and around Cleeve Hill on the edge of the Cotswolds, it’s a very good place for a wander and is very popular for good reason. Some people will do the same … Continued

BOOK REVIEW | 100 GREAT WALKS WITH KIDS, JEN AND SIM BENSON

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My bookshelf is full of walking guides and adventure inspiration. Whether they be complications of walks based on geographical area, specific features such as walks up hills or by the coast, or particular long-distance trails, I find surrounding myself with … Continued

OVER THE BRIDGE TO WALES | BIRD WATCHING WALK AT NEWPORT WETLANDS

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Earlier this year I had the pleasure of celebrating St David’s Day in Wales. I joined the Over the Bridge to Wales project for a rather lovely couple of days out in the Newport area, first with this walk from Newport to … Continued

HIKING THE COTSWOLDS | A SHORT WALK THROUGH QUEEN’S WOOD AND OVER CLEEVE HILL

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I think it’s fair to say that one thing we all have in common during this lock down period is the fact that we’ve spent some time exploring our local area a little bit more than we might have otherwise.  … Continued

HIKING THE WYE VALLEY | GOODRICH CASTLE, COPPET HILL AND SYMONDS YAT

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Since I moved to Gloucestershire, I’ve discovered a myriad of lovely hiking routes in my local area that I’ve been meaning to share with you. It’s easy to search the internet for great routes but I know when I’m looking … Continued