My idea of a great canoe trip is to go on a journey. The boys’ idea of a great canoe trip is to canoe for perhaps half-a-mile, land somewhere ‘interesting’, and spend several hours ‘pottering’ about.
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The wet weather this Bank Holiday weekend has made me think about other walks we have enjoyed in spite of torrential rain. One of these walks was along the Keswick Railway Path – which runs for four miles along what was part of the route of the Keswick-to-Penrith railway.
Over the past two years, our open canoeing adventures have been a great success. We’ve canoed in so many places, I haven’t been able to blog about them all: the West Coast of Scotland; the Lake District; and the estuaries, rias, and tidal rivers of Devon and Cornwall.
One day last Easter, when the weather really was too bad to contemplate doing anything outdoors with small children, we took them to a climbing wall for the first time. (See ‘Reach for the Sky’ link below)
We love family camping. But it’s sometimes not quite the ‘getting away from it all’ experience in busy campsites and with the feeling that the kitchen sink has actually made it into the car boot.