Kingley Vale Walk 2021 – Everything You Need To Know | UK

A great South Downs National Park walk is at the Kingley Vale Nature Reserve! There is so much wildlife and culture attached to the area. It was one of the first areas in England to be designated a ‘National Nature Reserve’ back in 1952. The Kingley Vale walk is fairly short at just under 3 miles. We spent around 2 hours exploring the reserve and completing the Nature Trail. Most of it is fairly easy going, however we did take a short cut up a very steep gradient! In this post I share everything you need to know about the Kingley Vale walk in West Sussex UK.

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Hiking Garden Of The Gods in Colorado USA

The Garden of the Gods, a registered National Natural Landmark. It is located in Colorado Springs CO and is completely free to visit.  Set at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the main draw of the park is to marvel at the red sandstone rock formations scattered throughout. There are 17 different formations altogether and many different hiking trails totalling 21 miles. The Visitor Centre is a good place to start. You can pick up a free map which is helpful as there isn’t a huge amount of signage out on the trails.

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The Llanberis Path Snowdon Hike: Easiest Route Up Snowdon | Wales, UK

Mount Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, with a summit of 3559ft/1085m.  It is the 2nd highest mountain in the ‘Three Peaks Challenge‘, a popular hiking challenge where participants have to climb the highest mountains in Scotland (Ben Nevis), Wales (Snowdon) and England (Scafell Pike).  Usually the aim of the challenge is to climb all 3 in 24 hours but some people choose to stretch it out to 3 days, climbing one a day.  Now I’m no mountain climber, I didn’t even walk UP Snowdon, only down, and it took me a couple of days to recover. So kudos to the hikers that do all 3 in a short amount of time!

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