Exploring Kirroughtree Forest

Back in November 2019, we decided to take Polly, our camper van and do some touring of Scotland, initially around the Dumfries area, then we’d see where Polly would take us.  We were also on the hunt for, not only some great walking, but some good mountain biking trails. Our first Brit Stop seemed to be…

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A Strange Encounter, You Write The Story

I thought I’d already seen many strange things in my lifetime, but it turns out I hadn’t.  This all became apparent on a morning dog walk through my local wood.  I  came across the strangest encounter I have ever had.  Certainly more strange than seeing two legged, large pink rabbits snowboarding down a mountain or…

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Walking The Lizard – Church Cove to Cadgwith

  If you’ve ever visited Cornwall, UK you may know that ‘The Lizard’ is the name of the peninsula in southern Cornwall, UK, with Lizard Point being near the most southernly point of the British mainland.  Whilst down there over Easter, we did some beautiful walking Jon and I, along with Jon’s mum, dad and…

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Friday’s Feel Good Therapy

  Want some Free Feel Good Therapy? Then get your trainers on and get to your nearest wood or forest, because it’s there waiting for you and I guarantee you’ll be feeling great the minute you start walking amongst nature. Anyone who follows my blog may know that I absolutely love nature and walking, so…

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#ThrowbackThursday – 3 Things To Do If You Find An Owlet

Yesterday, as I was walking through the woods, I was thinking about the time we found an owlet.  We learnt a few things that day and I often wonder if the little fella survived.  I wrote about it in June 2017.  It was a day we’ll always remember and I thought it was worthy of…

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#Throwback Thursday – A world without Trees?

Originally posted Aug 2017 on Lovingthefiftysomething.com Can you imagine a world without trees?  Isn’t that a terrible thought? I was thinking this while I was on one of my many walks last week.

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A list of things to do at Sherwood Pines

The Forestry commission have excelled themselves in developing a wonderful area for all ages to enjoy nature at its best within the beautiful surroundings of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire.  Sherwood Pines is open every day except Christmas day, from 8am until dusk and has large, scenic areas for parking.  It cost us £6 to park for the…

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A world without Trees?

Can you imagine a world without trees?  Isn’t that a terrible thought? I was thinking this while I was on one of my many walks last week.

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3 Things To Do If You Find An Owlet

Wharncliffe & Greno Woods is a beautiful place near Sheffield and every time we go we seem to discover different paths for walking and find more mountain biking trails too.

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A sleepy village called Gweek

Whenever we visit Cornwall we always seem to fit in a walk over to Gweek from the farm where we stay near Helston.

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