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  • Get beach smart: Top tips for beach safety

    The glorious weather, the kids still off school for at least another week and the welcome news we can all drive a little to exercise mean that we are all heading to our local beaches, obvs. At the risk of sounding like your mother (sorry, not sorry), don’t get too complacent. Aside from all the […]

  • Top of the Gorge Festival, Cheddar

    Trail running, mountain biking, climbing, caving, walking, campfires, stargazing and more, sleeping in a luxury landpod, then waking up to this view. You like?

  • 7 Autumn walks, jaunts (and pubs)

    Wrap up warm and get outside while the days are still crispy bright. Here are seven walks and jaunts with a cosy pub nearby.

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    Winter walks with pubs

    Five countryside walks, with a cosy pub to fall into afterwards, before (or both). That's the next few weekends sorted then...

  • Get your skates on!

    Time to polish up your double toe loops and triple Salchows – or maybe just try and stay upright? Outdoor ice rinks are starting to pop up all over the place. Here’s a round-up of the best places to skate in the West Country and beyond.  So put on your bobble hats and mittens and […]

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