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Dartmoor & Devon

A LITTLE LOCAL TRIP – 50km or less and mainly flat!

Annoyingly, you can't always be on a "proper" bike tour.......... so the next best alternative (I guess) is to go on a proper day out on a bike.  We escaped from our "boat slave" status for the day (we are in the midst of helping our son renovate a classic historic wooden yacht) and decided [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Cycling, Dartmoor & Devon, Outdoor Activity|0 Comments

MY TOP 5 DARTMOOR CAFES

There's nothing like a bit of Moorland activity to make you feel like you've earned some cake! Mood, weather and type of activity often dictates which cafe would be the most suitable on a certain occasion.  Therefore, it would be impossible (for me anyway) to rate an all-time favourite.  So, like they say, in no [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Dartmoor & Devon, Food & Drink, Outdoor Activity|0 Comments

WHAT IS NORDIC WALKING ANYWAY?

It’s well known and proven that even regular walking is good for you, the fresh air, being in nature, walking in groups, just the act of movement, the freedom and often tranquillity. What could possibly make Nordic Walking more beneficial than that? And as I’m often asked “what exactly is this Nordic Walking”? STARTING WITH [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Dartmoor & Devon, Outdoor Activity|6 Comments

PLANNING THE TRIP

There was SO much to do! We were leaving in less than 4 months on the biggest challenge that either of us had ever attempted.  To say we were green, must rate as the under exaggeration of the century.  We started reading in earnest and picking up as many cycle touring hints and tips as [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Cycling, Dartmoor & Devon, Outdoor Activity|0 Comments