Ilkley Moor to the Cow and Calf

Ilkley Moor Ilkley Moor is located in Yorkshire, in the UK. It sits looking over the town of Ilkley. It is known for the ‘Cow and Calf’ rocks that can be seen at the old quarry. It is also famous for the Yorkshire anthem, “On Ilkley Moor baht ‘at”. In summer, when the heather is […]

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Walking in the Malvern Hills

Getting to Great Malvern from London One of my friends is training to walk the 24 Peaks Challenge in the Lake District in October. So, at 8am on a Saturday morning, we found ourselves boarding a Virgin Trains train at Euston station to travel to Great Malvern railway station to go and walk in the Malvern […]

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30 Days Wild Day 17 – Box Hill Hike

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets of wildlife […]

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30 Days Wild Day 11 – Birds in St James’s Park

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets […]

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30 Days Wild – Day 1

30 Days Wild The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I will be blogging each day about a random act of wildness! When I travel the wildlife that I can see around me, be that in landscapes or cityscapes are something that […]

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Welcome to Inverness

As a child I loved Inverness! It meant the summer holiday had arrived. As a family, we travelled up on the overnight sleeper train from London with our VW Dormobile. On arrival, we drove straight from Inverness station to have breakfast overlooking Loch Ness always hoping that the Loch Ness monster might just pop into view! […]

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Better Bankside Urban Forest Project

On Saturday 17th September I took a walk around the Urban Forest Project in Bankside, London.  It was one of the walks included in the annual London Open House event which is held over one weekend in September. The event is an opportunity to visit houses and venues that would not otherwise ordinarily be open […]

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Meanwood Valley Trail

Meanwood Valley Trail is a beautiful 7-mile linear walk from Woodhouse Moor to Golden Acre Park. How to get to the start of the route! Starting at Golden Acre Park – Golden Acre Park is located Off Arthington Road, Bramhope, Leeds LS16 8BQ. It is 6 miles from Leeds City Centre at the A660 Leeds Road. There […]

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