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A Visit to Llangrannog Beach for a post-supper leg-stretch

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Hooves and I made a visit to Llangrannog Beach for a post-supper leg-stretch one day in late March (map), and found a pretty village, with a stunning beach. (street view)  Possibly the best description of the village comes from ‘The Story of Llangrannog’* by Mervyn Davies, who says: ‘The seaside village of Llangrannog lies on the coast of Ceredigion, in a …

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A Dog Walk in the Woods on Buttersteep Hill in Ascot

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A Dog Walk in the Woods on Buttersteep Hill in Ascot

Hooves and I went for a dog walk in the woods on Buttersteep Hill in Ascot in February.  It is a wonderfully wild and natural area that forms part of Swinley Forest, in Berkshire.  It is perfect dog-walking territory:  you are likely to see other dog walkers, the occasional runner, and if you are lucky you might see one of …

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The Dazzling Curbar Edge in the Peak District National Park

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The Dazzling Curbar Edge in the Peak District National Park

During our three night pit-stop on our way home from Northumberland Hoover and I visited the dazzling Curbar Edge in The Peak District National Park.  The landscape here is just stunning with views across the River Derwent and far beyond.

The best place to park is at Curbar Gap car park (map) (streetview) however on busy …

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The Historic City of Lincoln, Horncastle & Tattershall

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The plan for our day out in Lincolnshire was to visit the historic city Lincoln, Horncastle & Tattershall.  

The plan for our day out in Lincolnshire was to visit the historic city of Lincoln, Horncastle & Tattershall.  We began in the cathedral city of Lincoln.  It is the county town of Lincolnshire, which is located in the East Midlands, and is one of the UK’s largest counties.  The area is largely flat, and as you drive …

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Hooves and I are Excited to be Heading North Again

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Hoover prepares for his holiday

Hooves and I are excited to be heading North again so we’re packing our bags.  Correction!  I am packing our bags…he is supervising from the comfort of MY bed.  Oh, it’s all right for some…

Anyway, tomorrow we are heading north again.  We are going up to Seahouses on the wild and beautiful Northumberland coast.  It …

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