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Haldon Forest Trekking

Haldon forest has always been a favourite of mine, when we were small we used to take a trip to the forest and walk the coloured signed trails to see where we would end up and what we could find… Continue Reading →

A Birthday weekend in Bude with an extra surprise!

This year will see us celebrating several 30th Birthdays, up first was the lovely Ellen’s! Normally we all go away for the weekend around this time of the year to keep away the January blues, however this year we thought what… Continue Reading →

7 mile accidental pub crawl! Copplestone to Crediton

After eating and drinking far too much over the festive period it was time to drag out our walking boots and head outside for some much needed exercise! Our friends around the corner were looking after our other friends dog… Continue Reading →

A tour of Haytor

A little break was needed from all the over indulgence that comes with Christmas. Our good friend Stu was down from Scotland for the festive season so we thought what better way to burn off some of those extra calories… Continue Reading →

Fernworthy Reservoir

Living in Mid Devon there are plenty of easily accessible places for us to choose for Sunday walks. This weekend we chose to go and explore Fernworthy Reservoir just outside of Chagford. I think we may have gone a weird… Continue Reading →

Impromptu visit to Saunton Sands – North Devon

Dave and I found ourselves at a bit of a loose end on a Saturday evening and with the sun sort of shining we decided to head to the sea side to blow out the cob webs from our working… Continue Reading →

Lovely Weather for Ducks – Castle Drogo to Fingle Bridge Walk

Back in September last year a few of us went on a walk from Fingle Bridge in the hope we would make it to Castle Drogo. However after walking for what seemed like a long time (it probably was) we… Continue Reading →

Blissful Bude – Bude Beach Trip

The bank holiday weekend was upon us and it was time to do some exploring and clear our foggy heads from the busy working week, especially as the weather had made a turn for the better! We spent the morning/early… Continue Reading →

Killerton Estate Christmas Walk

Having a couple of weeks off over Christmas meant there was plenty of time to explore the great outdoors. Having lost track of the days and going crazy sitting indoors, eating too much and watching too much rubbish TV, we… Continue Reading →

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