Tag: #GetOutside

Doorstep Discoveries

Having to walk from the house and not being able to explore further a field has many of us finding all sorts of places within walking distance of our homes. Whilst I had been to Mickfield Meadow before from home and as part of other drive to walks I had never experienced the snake head…

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Get Outside Champion

So last week I announced on my social media channels that I have been selected as an Ordnance Survey Get Outside Champions. I’m so excited to join a group of 99 other like minded outdoorsy people to achieve some great things over the next year. My role as a Get Outside Champion is to educate,…

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End of an Era

This week marks the end of an era for me as a Public Rights of Way Officer for a Local Highway Authority. I began my job as a fresh graduate back in January 2018 and have learnt a great deal in the last 2 and a bit years, I have loved this role and will…

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Bathing in Borrowdale

As I grew up in the Lake District I spent many summer days taking a dip in tarns, rivers and lakes to cool off on hot summer days. I love how invigorating wild swimming is, a completely different experience to a warm swimming pool. I must admit I do like a wet suit when it’s…

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Whatever the weather

A fair weather worker/walker/rider is something I certainly am not, although this winter has definitely thrown its worst at us when it comes to wind and rain. The winter weather we have been experiencing since September time has really made my day job as a Rights of Way Officer hard work with routes flooding and…

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Horsing around

As some of you may know I am a keen equestrian and I can’t imagine any better way to explore the Rights of Way network than on horse back. I grew up in the Lake District and rode many friends horses and ponies through the stunning scenery, I was very lucky to volunteer and work…

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