Tag Archives: Mountain-biking

Two Abreast

One thing that we learned this year and last, is that the path works so much better when it is wide. This is because it feels far less intimidating if people can see 100 metres or so ahead of themselves … Continue reading

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Dino Trail is Back

We have redone the Dino Trail. I have possibly gone too far the other way and made them a bit too camouflaged. I will let your children be the judge. Please pass on their feedback. Just to remind you – … Continue reading

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Birdfeeder Glade Done

A big thank you to those who have given us a little to keep the show on the road via our Patron link on the right. If enough people give us between £2 and £5 a month it means we … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

Spring has sprung, right out of a railway carriage. It must have been a bumpy ride for the rest of the journey… Our great friend Andrew has made us five more bird-boxes. We have placed these between Berrybanks and where … Continue reading

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All About the Violet

We used to have loads of Common Dog Violets in this area. Unfortunately, we have let the ivy get out of control and it has stopped just about everything else growing. It’s a lot harder to get the stuff up … Continue reading

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It feels like, another workday – another bench…

The aim is to get a bench in every 500 meters or so. It just gives people the chance to sit down and enjoy the surroundings. The benches are designed to be quite short because we don’t want groups of … Continue reading

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More Benches

What a day!! Humping 20kg bags of postfix down a slippy and muddy path is no fun… But Marcus, Reece and myself persevered to make a new bench area around a small pond. We are putting them in too deep, … Continue reading

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Litter-Pick and More

Aaron, Mick and me today. We started at the underpass and worked northwards to The Bear bridge. The Sainsbury’s bag was for the coffee, so considering the ground that we covered, not a lot of litter to pick up. But … Continue reading

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New Bench

It seems like an age just talking about it, but this week Marcus, Reece and myself finally got a new bench in. A little bit of background – benches placed between this area and Berrybanks have suffered from vandalism, theft … Continue reading

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Putting our mark on the Earth

Well, we did that alright. To plant a tree for the next generation or two to enjoy, is a good thing. Kerrie, David, Marcus and Paul planted about 55 tree saplings. It is pretty cool to think about how we … Continue reading

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