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A nice hike in the local woodland

Discussion in 'Out and About' started by Dannytsg, May 13, 2012.

  1. Dannytsg

    Dannytsg Native

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    I'm lucky enough to have some very nice woodland local to where I live.

    I have recently managed to get my wife interested in the outdoors so we took a nice hike today along some of the local trails with our 6 month old daughter.

    Here are some pictures we took along the way.

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    Walking through the horse fields on the way towards the local valley

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    A shot looking back at where we had come from. There was a horse riding show on at the time.

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    A bit of a tricky negotiation to get into the valley due to old and fallen trees

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    Some lovely blue bells I believe.

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    The recent rainfall has caused this to happen.

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    The wifey with our Yorkshire Terrier

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    What remains of an old building and retaining wall

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    Our way of getting across the river.

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    The view looking back up the river from where we came.

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    The view looking down river from where we were heading.

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    There has been some improvement to the local pathway and it's nice to see.

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    Me with my daughter whilst we stopped at the top of a hill on the trail.

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    Looking back down a stream flowing down the valley sides. Lots of iron in the water.

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    The exit of our hiking journey but the entrance for someone else.

    All in all we have had a really good days hiking and we only stuck to on of the main trails. There are plenty of side tracks leading away from the main trail. I plan on taking my son down here at some point soon, going off the beaten track and having a night with nature.

    Dan
     
  2. Osprey

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    Nice photos Dan, thanks for sharing.
     
  3. Fell Monkey

    Fell Monkey Tenderfoot

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    Again, thanks for sharing. Good to see an outdoors family.
     
  4. Dannytsg

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    Thanks for that. My wife is now starting to really enjoy getting outside and just spending time walking together so we will be doing more of this for sure.

    Dan
     
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    Nice interesting walking to be done there, lots of different landscapes & things to see..........that bridge looks fun too:D

    Looks like the weather was ideal as well.

    Thanks for sharing.
     
  6. Dannytsg

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    Yeah it was a very nice day and the landscape is very nice indeed!

    The good thing is that the main trail we followed has a lot of splinter trails for the more adventurous of hikers, so in time I'll be going off the main trail and exploring more and more.

    The other good thing is that I've lived in this area all of my life so I know it well.
     
  7. dwardo

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    Looks like a great wonder out. Those backpacks for the kids are brilliant. Managed to buy a posh vaude one second hand for peanuts and they work great. Anything to get teh littleuns out.
     
  8. Dannytsg

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    Yeah I borrowed this one off my sister but bought one off the bay over the weekend for £12 posted. Can't beat a good bargain.
     
  9. gbjim03m

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    I have a little bush crafter/climber on the way in 7 weeks, give him/her a few years and we they will soon be out and about!
    They will soon both be old enough mate and we can get the bell tent out and go explore!
     

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