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A Walk in the Woods – National Tree Week

A Walk in the Woods – National Tree Week

National Tree Week 29 November – 7 December 2014. According to the Woodland Trust, almost two-thirds of us live within 4km of a wood that covers at least 200,000 square metres. No excuse reward yourself with a walk in the woods during National Tree Week.

29/11/2014 × 0 comments

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What have you got planned for All Hallows’ Eve?

What have you got planned for All Hallows’ Eve?

What have you got planned for All Hallows’ Eve? Halloween in Britain has eclipsed even Valentine’s Day to become the third-biggest event after Christmas and Easter. I expect that is based on all the Halloween goodies now in the shops. We think there is no better way to celebrate the […]

27/10/2013 × 0 comments

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Rohan Jogle with Ian & Jim

Rohan Jogle with Ian & Jim

Ian Palmer, Rohan Retail & HR Director and his great friend Jim Price are taking 2 weeks out to ride from John O Groats to Lands End. “We’ve been planning, well talking about this for months now, and hope that in just 11 days we get to see some amazing […]

30/09/2011 × 0 comments

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Hay on Wye Walking Festival

Hay on Wye Walking Festival

When you think about Hay on Wye what comes to mind? My guess is all things literary. Hay on Wye is well known as the town of books, and home to a large annual literary festival. But that’s not all. The town is a wonderful centre for walking, with easy access to the Brecon […]

28/09/2011 × 0 comments

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Pitching the Path – Helvellyn

Pitching the Path – Helvellyn

Volunteering Helvellyn and Ennerdale The landscape conservation charity Friends of the Lake District’s Flora of the Fells is organising the “Fell Care Day” at Helvellyn on Thursday, 29th September, to highlight the huge role that volunteering plays in conserving and managing the fells. It expects more than 25 organisations, including […]

21/09/2011 × 0 comments

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Freedom to Roam?

Freedom to Roam?

Freedom to Roam The freedom to roam, or everyman’s right is the general public’s right to access certain public or privately owned land for recreation and exercise. The right is sometimes called the right of public access to the wilderness or the right to roam read more I have noticed […]

20/09/2011 × 0 comments

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Rohan Keswick says thank you

Rohan Keswick says thank you

We held our customer evening on Thursday 15th September, which also coincided with the 1st rain-free day in about 3 weeks! We had the wine, soft drinks and the all important nibbles at the ready, we just had to hope some people would turn up to enjoy them….thankfully they did! […]

17/09/2011 × 0 comments

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Top 5 English coastal walks

Top 5 English coastal walks

A recent Ramblers poll revealed the top five English coastal walks. 1) Kimmeridge to Durdle Door, Jurassic Coast, Dorset 2) St Ives to Lands End – Cornwall 3) Craster to Embleton Bay, Northumberland 4) Saltburn by the Sea to Staithes – North Yorkshire 5) Crosby to Formby – Merseyside These […]

15/09/2011 × 0 comments

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Sabah Salute – Expedition Success

Sabah Salute – Expedition Success

“It has been said that life can be likened to a piece of string with knots in it,” “the knots being those moments that live in the mind forever, the intervals being hazy, half recalled and eventually forgotten. This expedition, for all of us, I hope will become one of […]

13/09/2011 × 0 comments