Mountain Biking around Forbidden Imber Village on Salisbury Plain

Now, this isn’t my typical mountain biking post, but I wanted to share one of my more bizarre rides with you. Salisbury Plain is shrouded in mystery, (potentially) highly dangerous and down right creepy. Oh, and it’s so restricted that the general public can only visit on rare occasions. Interested yet?

Thought so.

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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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Hike to Cherhill White Horse on the Prehistoric Ridgeway

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If you’ve read my blog before, you’ll know I like to combine hiking and history, and this one doesn’t disappoint. This short hike on the North Wessex Downs near Avebury not only features the second oldest white horse in Wiltshire, but the horse also happens to be on the side of Oldbury Castle hill fort, which in turn has a 120 ft stone obelisk on top of it.

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