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A Dog Friendly Holiday Lodge at The Park, Mawgan Porth in Cornwall

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a dog friendly holiday lodge at The Park, Mawgan Porth in Cornwall.  

In March Hoover and I had a week away in a dog friendly holiday lodge at The Park, Mawgan Porth in Cornwall.  Unlike our usual holidays we had a few more criteria than usual to take in to account when looking for a holiday home as The Parents were coming with us, and Dad’s mobility had deteriorated dramatically …

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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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Being Dwarfed by The Angel of the North in Gateshead

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Hoover and I have enjoyed being dwarfed by The Angel of the North in Gateshead

Hoover and I have enjoyed being dwarfed by The Angel of the North in Gateshead a handful of times whilst on our travels to the Northeast, and I don’t think we’ll ever tire of seeing it.  Designed by Anthony Gormley, construction begin in 1994 and was completed in 1998.  Constructed using corten steel, the sculpture stands 20 metres tall, …

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A Visit to see The Kelpies in Falkirk, Grangemouth

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It was during our holiday to Loch Lomond that Hooves and I made a visit to see The Kelpies in Falkirk, Grangemouth.  I was about to say that if your ever find yourself in the Falkirk area then it is worth visiting The Kelpies, but actually in my opinion they are so spectacular that I think it’s worth …

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A Dog Walk Steeped in History at Verulamium Park in St. Albans.

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A Dog Walk Steeped in History at Verulamium Park in St. Albans.

Last week Hoover and I went for a dog walk steeped in history at Verulamium Park in St. Albans.  Named after the Roman City of Verulamium on which it stands, Verulamium Park was purchased from the Earl of Verulam in 1929.  The park is 100 acres of beautiful parkland, ideal for letting your pooch kick up his/her heels and …

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