Sywell Country Park, Northants

Sywell Country Park, Northants

Even a quick walk in familiar surroundings in dreary weather can prove to be a rewarding experience.

My Top 5 Walks in Northamptonshire

My Top 5 Walks in Northamptonshire

As much as we try to get away to different parts of our beautiful country, the truth is that the places we visit over and over again are a little closer to home. This is especially true since becoming parents

Autumn Colours

Autumn Colours

It was such a beautiful day yesterday that it seemed a shame not to head out to enjoy it. My sister and her partner were staying with us and I thought a walk would do us all good (not least

A Family Walk in Badby Woods

A Family Walk in Badby Woods

Yesterday we had a lovely walk around Badby Woods. It’s a beautiful spot and we really enjoyed a bit of family time. We’re lucky in that Finn loves going in the carrier, and pretty much laughs the whole time! Since

Nene Way Challenge Part 2: Weedon & Flore

Nene Way Challenge Part 2: Weedon & Flore

See Part 1 here. To the outsider this might not look like the most exciting leg of the Nene Way. It’s certainly not the most scenic or interesting bit, but I’ve been looking forward to this stretch and I wasn’t

Nene Way Challenge Part 1: Badby to Little Everdon

Nene Way Challenge Part 1: Badby to Little Everdon

So after setting myself a little challenge to walk as much of the 110 mile Nene Way as possible over the coming months,  I finally completed the first leg. It was a modest start, I managed 3 miles starting in the

Nene Way: My Autumn/Winter Challenge!

Nene Way: My Autumn/Winter Challenge!

For a while now I’ve wanted to take on a long distance path. I have often dreamt of tackling an iconic walk, such as the Pennine Way or (after our holiday this Summer) the entire South West Coastal path. However,

A Canalside Caper

A Canalside Caper

I’ve always felt an affinity for canals and been fascinated by them. This might be because the Grand Union Canal runs close by the village where I grew up and so I spent a lot of time walking along towpaths

Beautiful Bluebells

Beautiful Bluebells

We’ve visited Everdon Stubbs before, but this time we timed it right to see the beautiful display of bluebells. As I’ve mentioned before, I often came here as a child, and I have to say that in Spring it is every

Lyveden Way

Lyveden Way

I’m currently working my way through some old posts, editing and generally tidying up a bit, and was reminded of an outing that we really enjoyed. Back in January 2014 we visited Lyveden New Bield and incorporated a walk along