Odell Bluebell Woods

Today a bluebell walk from the Bell at Odell was on the agenda for our Strollers Group. Amazingly 21 of us turned up, in spite of the recent bad weather. We weren’t sure whether the walk would be too muddy, after the continuous rain we have been having for...

Loping in Lowick and Drayton House

A ramble with a Rambling Group from Lowick, followed by an NGS visit to Drayton House open gardens, was on the agenda for today – were we going to get a soaking or not? One forecast I saw said not, another said we would. Maybe I should sue the BBC internet...

Earls Barton

Earls Barton has always seemed a strange place to me, not big enough to call a town, yet too big to call a village. There’s apparently always a lot going on, yet to the passer-by, there doesn’t seem as if there is much there. I’ve never stopped and...

Yeldon & Newton Bromswold

Ramblers’ walk 03.04.12 Barbara and I only did the second half of the 7m walk that was scheduled, due to Barbara having a bad knee. As it was a figure of eight walk, we were able to join the others an hour or so into the walk at Yeldon church. After a break for...

March on regardless

A walk from The Finch’s Arms, Hambleton, Rutland Water Sun 25th March 2012incorporating a wander around Lyddington.  After a fantastic Spring day on Saturday with temperatures rising to a record 22deg in March, we awoke to a cold misty morning, with frost...