Haslemere to Gibbet Hill, a circular walk in the Surrey Hills

On a sunny day at the end of February we set off for a walk from Haslemere. We were staying at Hunter Basecamp, accommodation for volunteers provided by the National Trust, for the weekend, and having arrived early on Friday this was the perfect opportunity to explore before we met up with our fellow volunteers …

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A wander round the Lake at Virginia Water

Last weekend was grey and damp, not conducive to time spent outside, or so it seemed from inside! Once we got out and walking however, we warmed up and enjoyed our walk. We headed for Virginia Water, part of the Royal Landscape of Windsor Great Park.  Under the leaden skies there were pops of colour, …

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Setting challenges for 2017

We’re already a week or so into the New Year but I wanted to share my challenges and plans for this year. I’m not making traditional New Year’s resolutions, as I know I won’t stick to them. This year I have some challenges instead, and putting them up here will hopefully keep me accountable to …

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