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Eskdale - Lake District 2016

Checking the weather forecast does not change things. It’s not because it’s not accurate – in fact, the mountain weather forecast provided by the youth hostel was amazingly correct. 1,629 more words


Exploring Portugal’s Eastern Algarve on Foot With HF Holidays

Submitted by Lindsay Salt

Tavira in the Portugal’s Eastern Algarve is ideally situated for a week-long “hub and spoke” guided walking holiday.  There was a harder and an easier walk offered on each of five days with a free day mid-week.  1,654 more words

Guided Walking

Cliff Walk on Eigg

We stood at the top of the cliff by Kildonnan overlooking the bay.  It was with near breathless exhiliration that I found myself repeating the words several times, “It’s… 334 more words


Blencathra - Lake District 2016

Blencathra is one of Wainwright’s best half-dozen and our campsite was right at the foot of this beauty, so we decided to have a look. 637 more words


Wettest Weekend in Wales

This weekend I was lucky enough to spend 2 nights camping in the Welsh valleys, specifically Beddgelert in Snowdonia.

The aim was to hike to the summit of Mount Snowdon (invested in hiking boots and everything), but unfortunately the weather didn’t quite allow- 5 hours and 2 small children was already going to be a challenge, but in torrential rain near impossible. 235 more words


B and B in the Lakes

Before I left New Zealand, I traveled the length and breadth of the two main islands.  From Bluff at the southernmost point of the South Island, to Cape Reinga, the tip of the North Island, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean in a crash of opposing currents. 998 more words

Travel Blog

A Taste of Spring

I’m loving the longer days, it gives a chance to get out in the hills more. The wild garlic is back and ready for picking. If picking in the wild it’s best to take just a couple of leaves from each plant. 212 more words