Articles tagged 'muddy wellies'

Win a Case of Saxby’s Cider

This competition has now closed and the winner has been notified. As part of our Great December Giveaway we have teamed up with Saxby's Cider to give away a case of British premium cider to one lucky winner. You just...

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Spring Foraging in London

Foraging conjures up images of roaming through countryside picking blackberries and elderflower to make sugary treats, so I must admit I was curious when The Caravan Club invited me (MM's Heather) to Abbey Wood Caravan...

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Where does your recycling go?

Another unusual farm diversification project…but Chris and Simon Mountain’s East Midlands waste management and recycling centre has been so successful that they now rent out the family farm and have essentially...

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Abseiling in the Lake District

Think outdoor activities in the Lake District and you might be conjuring up images of wet school trips with ill-fitting waterproof gear and soggy sandwiches.  Okay, so the Lake District isn’t known for its tropical...

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Hunter Boots: Alive and Kicking

When we told people that we were going to visit the Hunter boot factory in Dumfries, the immediate response was, “I thought they went bust, what happened?” To be honest, we weren’t entirely sure but we knew they...

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Wiggly Podcasting

Our trip to Wiggly Wigglers, a Herefordshire natural gardening company, was a late addition to an already full itinerary but we had heard that its founder, Heather Gorringe, was a really interesting woman, and decided we...

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One Man and Lots of Dogs

Like many of the people we have met on this journey, Aled Owen is busy doing a lot of things but, when asked, he would say that first and foremost he is a farmer. However, he is most well known for being a master in the...

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Muddy Wellies Ale at the RAC

When we were invited by Simon Corpe, the Chairman of Royal Agricultural College Entrepreneurs (RACE), to come to the college and have a taste of their new student-branded beer we couldn’t refuse…one, because we were...

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Cider making in Somerset

Deep in the heart of Somerset, Land’s End Farm, where Roger Wilkins makes his farmhouse cider, is a bit of a gem and, if you successfully manage to navigate the winding narrow roads that lead there (no mean feat in a...

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Local Tales at the Square and Compass

Our Pub Social at the Square and Compass in Worth Matravers, on Dorset's Isle of Purbeck, was slightly different to our usual Pub Socials. When we discovered that Andy Baggs (who we spent the day with on his dairy farm)...

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