Mountain Biking on the Quantock Hills

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It’s time to say adios to those mountain biking trail centres for a while. They’ve been good to us over the winter but now spring is (almost) officially here and all that natural singletrack goodness is out there waiting for you.

Can you hear them? The Quantocks are calling.

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Hiking the Sugar Loaf in the Brecon Beacons, South Wales

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I have hiked a lot in the Brecon Beacons but it’s been a while since I’ve been up the iconic Sugar Loaf. On a gorgeous snowy Saturday, I headed out with my dad and brother to re-acquaint myself with it once more. Have a read to see what this part of the National Park looks like under a blanket of snow and bathed in gorgeous winter sunshine.

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Hiking on Fan Foel in the Black Mountains

I have hiked a lot in the Brecon Beacons but haven’t ventured this far west in a long time. If you’re on the hunt for a new route, away from the crowds in the National Park, then this could be your new favourite. This hike takes you up by a series of pretty waterfalls, past a tranquil lake perfect for a cheeky wild camp and along a a ridge-line just as dramatic as Pen-y-Fan.

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Watch the Sunset at Kimmeridge Bay on the Isle of Purbeck

It might have been super cold and hazy, but watching the sunset over Kimmeridge Bay after a great coastal hike was the perfect way to end a chilly winter’s day on the Isle of Purbeck.  Just make sure you pack a flask and tripod and don’t forget to check the tide times before you drive down, otherwise you’ll miss out on the seriously photogenic ledges that jut out into the bay at low tide.

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