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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 Along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Penbryn to Llangrannog

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A Dog Walk Along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Penbryn to Llangrannon

Hoover and I enjoyed a dog walk along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Penbryn to Llangrannog and back in March.  To pick up the coast path at Penbryn you don’t need to go right down to the beach, because the entrance to the path is by the National Trust car park (map) and cafe at Llanborth Farm, Sarnau, near …

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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 Truly Fascinating Falkirk Wheel in Stirlingshire

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The Falkirk Wheel

The Truly Fascinating Falkirk Wheel in Stirlingshire is the world’s only rotating boat lift – it is designed to connect the Forth & Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. (map)  Named after the nearby town of Falkirk, the wheel was opened in May 2002 by Queen Elizabeth II as part of her Golden Jubilee celebrations, reconnecting the two canals …

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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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