Category: Camping

Family Segway Tour 1

The Rame Peninsula – Camping Trip Day 4

The last day of our holiday already, and typically we awoke to find a thick sea mist had soaked everything. Thankfully, by the time we had been for a swim in the swimming pool, cooked, and eaten pancakes things were drying out nicely and the sun was out. It was forecast to be hot today...

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The Rame Peninsula – Camping Trip Day 3

The weather was a little overcast today so rather than head to the beach we headed along the coast to a Monkey Sanctuary near Looe. It was a rescue centre for monkeys that had at some point in their life been part of the pet trade. Staff stood around the enclosures telling us the life...

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The Rame Peninsula – Camping Trip Day 2

Today looked like being a bright sunny day. There was still a breeze blowing and some wind-blown waves on the long expanse of sands at Whitsands Bay. Rather than drive anywhere we decided to walk down the cliffs to the beach today instead. We of course had a swim and pancakes at the campsite first....

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The Rame Peninsula – Camping Trip Day 1

Tuesday dawned and we were now firmly set up on the Rame Peninsula. Morgan and I started a day with a swim in the swimming pool and then we cooked pancakes in the camper van. The aim for today was to explore our surroundings a little with a day out to the little village of...

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The Rame Peninsula – Camping Trip

Our family holiday this year was a week on the Rame Peninsula. We were camping in Ramsey, our VW campervan after racing at the Pivot 24/12 MTB races near Plymouth and had no real plans for the week. Typically after months of long hot summer with blue skies, hot still days, warm nights and no...

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Box End World Cup Quadrathlon – Race Report

The Box End Quadrathlon was always going to be a fast affair. Before we even got there we were notified that Ettiene Stott, the 2012 Olympic Gold Medallist in kayaking was going to be competing. The race itself was also a World Cup event and the current World Quadrathlon Champion Ferenc Csima would be racing too. Bryce...

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Dearne Valley Quadrathlon – Race Report

Eight weeks after injuring my achilles, during which time I missed the first Quadrathlon race of the season, I felt as though it was mended enough to run again. I wasn’t 100% sure how it would cope with a race situation but I was looking forward to the Dearne Valley Quadrathlon so decided to give...

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