A weekend of running & walking Cadir Idris

At the start of October we headed to a tiny cottage near Machynlleth, perched up on a hill with nothing but sheep around us and a gorgeous view. That’s right… we escaped from the farm to go and stay on … Continue reading

Helvellyn!

Two years after we conquered Scafell Pike the four of us set off for the weekend to tick off another peak from our wish list. I’m not any fitter than I was when I did Scafell, and actually due to … Continue reading

Walking Snowdon

A friend of mine has never walked Snowdon and as she was home from Australia for a few months we found a weekend free and off we went. I’ve walked Snowdon twice before, using the Llanberis path both times. The first … Continue reading

Featured Walk: Llangoed to Puffin Island and Aberlleiniog Castle

Before you start reading this let me just warn you that this is not a detailed step by step walk guide. It’s a vague description of the walk we took with lots of photographs, so unlikely that you’ll be able … Continue reading

Featured Walk: Graig Fawr

While on holiday in Wales during Easter Weekend Ash, Guinness and I stumbled across this National Trust site with a little car park and numerous footpaths circling around and leading up a small hill. Graig Fawr sits alongside the little village … Continue reading

Devils Bridge took my breath away

The next step of our Aberystwyth adventure started on Sunday morning with Devils Bridge. Just a short drive along from where our cottage was, we parked up in the free parking and headed to the ticket office. Access is via … Continue reading

Featured Walk: Tittesworth reservoir (and blackberry muffins!)

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It’s been a while since I’ve been to Tittesworth. Ash and I have been a handful of times in the past but not for ages. We had a free Saturday last weekend and despite it being a murky day we … Continue reading

Walk of the Month: Alsager – Rode Heath circular

Distance: 5 miles approx Time: 2 hours No. of pubs en route: 2 Safety notes: Some small sections of country lane walking with no pavements. I’ve talked about walking along the saltline many times and recently posted some photographs of my Alsager – Rode … Continue reading

Reminiscing this Bank Holiday Weekend

For competitors, Bank Holidays often mean long weekends at agility shows. For me this weekend has been for catch-ups, romance, shopping and today… walking! After two busy days with Ash I now have two days alone with Guinness, and I decided … Continue reading

Scafell Pike

I don’t normally do “tough” things. I’ve never been one to take on challenges. I do achievable things, which to me aren’t massive challenges. I wouldn’t try to swim the channel, because I’d drown. I don’t go on rollercoaster’s because … Continue reading

A walk along the Saltline and Wheelock Rail Trail

Today Mum, Guinness and I set off for a walk to explore pastures great and new, equipped with a free leaflet by the Cheshire East Rangers. We started from Alsager and headed along the Saltline. A frequent dog walking route … Continue reading

A Sunny Walk

I always enjoy getting outside with my dog but especially so if it’s nice and sunny. This week I had an afternoon off, it was glorious weather and we got out for an early afternoon stroll. When I walk my … Continue reading

Yorkshire 3 Peaks for Diabetes UK

We did it! In the pouring rain and very heavy cloud we completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks in 14 hours 15 minutes! On Saturday 18th July we woke up with the sound of heavy rain falling on the tents and … Continue reading