I thought I would have to forego my yearly visit to the mountains due to the arrival of our second child in February, but after a trip to the pub (where the best plans are made!) we managed to sneak in a last minute trip at the very end of the season.
I love exploring parts of the UK that I haven’t been too before so when planning our bank holiday get-a-away we decided to head to the New Forest, which despite being pretty much on our doorstep we hadn’t visited before!
Had the the opportunity to do some kayaking whilst camping in Studland the other weekend. Kayaking is not something I do very often, but I’ve always enjoyed it. We were on our annual girlie camping weekend so the five of us decided to give it a go, what could possible go wrong!
We traveled up to the west coast of Scotland and stayed just outside of Fort William for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. After enjoying a couple of days exploring the Fort William area it was Sunday – race day!
The Verderers Trail at the Forest of Dean is graded a blue (like with pistes, trails are graded green through to black) and it is a perfect introduction to mountain biking or just brilliant fun for the more experienced rider to blast around.