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

How to eat well when walking

How to eat well when walking

One of the main reasons that we camp is so that we can spend time in some of the most beautiful parts of the country and indulge our loving of walking. We don’t get to do it every week, so

5 Things to do at Burton Dassett Hills Country Park

5 Things to do at Burton Dassett Hills Country Park

Burton Dassett Hills Country Park  is famous in our family as we’d go there every Easter Monday when I was a child. In the wider world it is best known as a location used in the classic (yes, I said classic)

Woody Bay

Woody Bay

If you carry on a little further east along the coast from the Heddon Valley, you come to Woody Bay. (If you fancy it, it’s a lovely walk between the two.) This lovely little cove is at the bottom of

Discover the Heddon Valley

Discover the Heddon Valley

Our trip to the Heddon Valley was my favourite walk of our recent holiday in North Devon. Ever since I’d seen photos of this beautiful spot, I knew it was going to be a great outing. Even the drive over

A Ride on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

A Ride on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

As soon as we had decided to visit North Devon I very eagerly acquired my OS maps of the area and scoured them for interesting places to visit. The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway caught my eye straight away. Firstly, Luke

Carsington Water

Carsington Water

We fancied a lazy Sunday afternoon stroll whilst we were in the Peak District a couple of weeks ago, so headed to Carsington Water. We left the baby carrier behind as the paths around the reservoir are pushchair friendly. We

Buxton Country Park

Buxton Country Park

Despite the dismal weather on our last camping trip, we were still keen to get out and walk whenever possible. For our first proper walk with the baby we headed north up the A515 to Buxton Country Park.  The site is

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