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Farne Islands

An hour north of Newcastle is the coastal town of Bamburgh, famous for its castle and beaches, 2 k off shore lie the Farne Islands, there can be up to 28 of them depending upon the tidal state.  We paddled out to Inner Farne, Knoxes reef and the East and West Wideopens. Leaving the beach […]


Dolgarrog Gorge

One of the many side streams adding to the flow of the Conwy flows through the Dolgarrog Gorge, a steep little tributary that would write off a boat on the first of its many drops, so leaving the boats at home, we walked up it. Looking out from the gorge across the Conwy Valley. Another […]


sometimes we go riding!

Sometimes when there’s nothing better to do we go for a ride, it’s dirty job but someone has to do it! A local bridleway goes through a golf course, we interupted the early morning “sport” and demonstrated what you could be doing, instead of spoiling a good walk. Stainburn rocks, in more way than one. […]