Greetings Fellow Adventurers! Today saw us completing the last leg of the Dee Estuary. In true quest form, we had the endurance test of the heat, but with some shade and the coastal breeze we just about coped. For most of the walks on this holiday, we were following the Welsh Coastal Path (WCP) -… Continue reading Welsh Castle Quest Day 4 – Goodbye Dee
Greetings my Fellow Adventurers! Today saw us set out from Chester Castle and advance into Wales along the Dee Estuary. Walking at a pace that would have made the Roman Army pause for breath - we managed a 15 mile incursion in less than 5 hours! The countryside along the Dee was a lot nicer… Continue reading Welsh Castle Quest Day 2 – The Templeton Invasion of Wales!
Greetings Fellow Adventurers! Whilst packing for our upcoming Welsh castle adventure, I went into my nautical-mad daughter's bedroom to find some bits for her suitcase. However what I actually found was a display she'd put together as a tribute to the memory of Mary Rose, and the hundreds of crewmen lost when she sank. Maddie… Continue reading On this day 1545 – A Tragedy at Sea.
During a recent trip to South Wales, we spent a happy few hours exploring the coastline along the Bristol Channel, collecting shells and stones, and watching the occasional boat bobbing on the sea. Perhaps we should have flagged this one down for a quick lift to the West Country and a nice Scone? Farewell my… Continue reading Almost Wordless Wednesday -Ahoy!
Greetings Fellow Adventurers! This Easter, deciding we needed to get out of the house for a few days during the school holidays, we took a trip up north to visit some of our favourite places - York, and North Yorkshire. Location: Up tut North Total distance traveled: Approx 600 miles Total time at the wheel:… Continue reading An Easter Adventure in North Yorkshire – Day 1.