Articles tagged with: Adventure

Cycling to Salcombe (Part 3): The Train Takes the Strain

Cycling to Salcombe (Part 3): The Train Takes the Strain

Before settling down for the night in Charmouth, I had given myself a good talking to for having ‘confused’ numbers such as 56 and 59 with much smaller numbers such as 40. I had looked again at the route for the following day, established that Brixham was 54 miles away, which would mean setting off at half-past nine, and had given myself another good talking to.

Cycling to Salcombe (Part 2): Frome to Charmouth

Cycling to Salcombe (Part 2): Frome to Charmouth

After a good night’s sleep and a fantastic full breakfast we were cycling by half-past nine. I was quite impressed by our departure time, but less so by the weather. The drizzle had not been forecast; nor had the thunderstorm. As we toiled up a steep hill, the heavens opened and we were pelted by hailstones, which really hurt when your only protection is a bit of lycra.

A World of Discovery

A World of Discovery

Atop a hill on the outskirts of Luton, a short hop from J10 of the M1 is a little known gem called the Stockwood Discovery Centre. Nestled in the centre of the lovely tree-festooned Stockwood Park, the Discovery Centre is free to enter and has masses to keep the kids entertained.
Boggles at BeWilderwood

Boggles at BeWilderwood

I’ll be honest that the idea of going to an ‘adventure park’ or ‘theme park’ usually wants to make me run screaming to the hills in the other direction. My usual tactic is not to tell the children that these types of places exist as selfishly I would rather go for a walk, bike ride or any other outdoor activity.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

I don’t know about anyone else’s children but my little man has reached the terrible two’s and he is no longer happy just to go on a walk with the dogs! He has even used the word "boring" though I’m not sure he knows what it means and I think he got it from his 12 year old cousin! So what can we do the dogs still need a walk?

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