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April’s Favourite Place

During the Easter holidays, using the National Trust app, I stumbled upon the Wimpole Estate when looking for a day out. We packed up a picnic and headed off for adventure! About an hours drive from home, we were soon parking up and heading into the stable block to show our membership cards for entry.… Continue reading April’s Favourite Place

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Walking for ESAR

On Friday 9th June 2017 the husband will be completing a 33.8 km (21 mile) walk around Chelmsford. He will walk solo using the public footpaths that make up ‘The Centenary Circle’ route. Alongside the personal achievement of completion, he aims to raise some money for Essex Lowland Search and Rescue, a charity primarily working in… Continue reading Walking for ESAR

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Searching For Fairies

Arriving at Norsey Wood, the smallest was thrilled to see a sea of bluebells. Having been last April, I couldn’t wait for her to experience the magic of them again this year. Dressed in our adventure pants and wellies, we set off from the car park and into the woods. The smallest was in her… Continue reading Searching For Fairies

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The Free Zoo

We spent Thursday in Thaxted, Essex. The biggest small had to miss it due to education commitments, but we hit the ground for 11.1 km of Spring sunshine and beautiful surroundings. As always, I used View Ranger to record my track, and am making good progress on the #walk2017 challenge! Use the hashtag #thewildsheep to share your… Continue reading The Free Zoo

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Riding The Storm

Without intention, we clocked up almost 6 km last Saturday. We set off for adventure whilst in Lincolnshire visiting some friends. Our first exploration of the day was to Willow Tree Fen, located between the villages of Bourne and Spalding. The fen is maintained by The Wildlife Trusts Lincolnshire and is reclaimed arable farmland. The purchase… Continue reading Riding The Storm