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Wye Valley Trip Report

The River Wye winds its way from Mid-Wales to join the sea in the Severn Estuary near Chepstow. The lower reaches, where the river is wide and sluggish, are famous as a beautiful area to go walking. Not only is […]

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Walking the Snowdonia Way

The hills of North Wales would take a lifetime to explore. You’ve heard of Snowdon, but what about the others? How about the Glyderau, the […]

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Why walk with a Mountain Leader

But why bother? Especially for the more popular challenges and routes, where you could just follow other people, why have a leader? Well, here are just a few reasons! A leader looks after the navigation – they’re all experts in […]

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Northumberland Trip Report

About as far north in England as you can go, the Northumberland National Park straddles the land between the Scottish border, and what was once the Scottish (actually Pictish) border of Hadrian’s Wall. It is an area of vast rolling […]

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North Pennines Trip Report

Beyond the Yorkshire Dales, indeed beyond the Lake District, lies the vast area of high moorland known as the North Pennines. Most people see them […]

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Winter wildlife for walkers

The trees have lost their leaves and the days are shorter, darker and colder. These things are part of the seasons, and part of living […]

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North Devon trip report

Elmscott hostel is a converted old schoolhouse, standing only a few hundred metres from the crash of the Atlantic against the high cliffs of the North Devon Coast. At this stretch of coastline, the shore runs south to north, with […]

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