A place where Mum can get inspired, the kids can be kids, and Dad can go hiking
Hiking the Tennyson Trail, Isle of Wight in February 2017.
A traverse of Snowdon from Rhyd Ddu to Pen y Pass, September 2017
A rather wet visit to the Brecon Beacons National Park in July 2017
Hiking through the New Forest National Park
The term hiking usually conjures up images of rough tracks, high mountains and wilderness. but shouldn’t we make use of the resources we have just outside our front door. Pavements.
Hiking, scrambling, bouldering, camping and a picnic. Just how much can you cram into an afternoon in the Peak District!
A tea-time microadventure on a cold, dark and foggy January evening.
A hike from the sea to the top of the Isle of Wight. Mud, Snow, a radar station, the beach and the devils chimney.
Living on an island, probably as far from a UK mountain as you can get, can be problematic when everyday you’re dreaming of high and wild places. Our highest point, St Boniface Down is a mere 241 metres. OK it’s probably more mountainous than Norfolk but you still need a ferry trip and a driveContinue reading “It’s not all Summits and Peaks”
A week or so before Christmas we were watching a documentary about the late Dean Potter and his attempt at the highest, untethered highline. All the kids shouted that they wanted to try slacklining. Fortunately I managed to get a basic slackline kit at a reasonable price and during the holidays we tried it out:Continue reading “Walking the Line”