Wednesday, 27th May 2015
Before leaving Oxford we visited Harcourt Arboretum. Part of the University of Oxford, it is 130 acres of trees, rhododendrons, bluebell woods and wildflower meadows, just 5 or 6 miles outside of Oxford City Centre. Continue reading →
Sunday 26th April 2015 (Day 7, week 16)
Aiming to walk 1000 miles in a year
Total so far 316.3 miles (10.9 miles this week)
As you can see, I’m getting a bit behind with the total milage which should be up to 320 miles for week 16. So – I’ve had a lazy week. Well, not really. I had to go back to work this week which reduces the time left for walking. Never mind, I’m hatching a plan to improve things.
Meanwhile, today we had a quick walk around Trewidden Gardens, which is just outside of Penzance. We hadn’t visited before and were mighty impressed with their Spring displays of camellia and rhododendron not to mention the chocolate cake!
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Wednesday, 18th March 2015 (Day three, week 11)
It’s a lovely Spring day here with blue skies and a warm sun.
We took a trip to Trengwainton Garden in Penzance, a National Trust garden with 25 acres of walks and Spring flowers. It was splendid! Continue reading →