Category Archive: weekend wanderings

Dec 15

A Winter Weekend on the North Norfolk Coast

Perhaps it’s because of my West Country origins that our family travels in the UK mostly seem to head west. Whatever the reason, that curious bulge on the UK’s east coast that is East Anglia has for too long remained a mystery – somewhere I have heard many good things …

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Sep 12

The Ridgeway National Trail: Heading north at last!

A month ago we headed out of the house with the usual assortment of hiking boots, baby carriers, water bottles and rain coats. Our destination for the day was just south of Swindon and our aim to continue our family challenge of walking the Ridgeway National Trail in family-friendly chunks.

We started walking the Ridgeway …

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Feb 28

Amongst the Swyncombe snowdrops

From several feet of of powdery, crisp snow back to a greeny-brown drizzly mush. Returning to the UK from Switzerland last week was a bit of a shock to the system, even if it is quite nice not to have to take half an hour to dress the girls before venturing out the door! Patrolling …

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Jun 10

Weekend Wanderings: Cotswolds & the Chew Valley

When the cat’s away the mice shall play – or in our case, when hubby goes on a stag do then the kids and I get to decamp on a bit of a family visit and Baby Route tour extravaganza!

With exactly this scenario on our hands last weekend, I stuffed …

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