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Swing Bridge and Powderham Castle 2012-02-23 Along the estuary and canal to the Swing Bridge and back again with a detour to Powderham Castle for supplies
Breakfast at Powderham Castle 2014-09-28 A hound walk to the Powderham Castle county store for breakfast outside the cafe. Watched bits of the Dawlish Triathlon and steam train going by.
Lizzie bike ride 2014-08-15 Went to buy bread. First bike ride in ages!
Lizzie bike ride 2014-04-28 First time back on the bike for a couple of weeks. Up to the A379 and then back via Powderham Castle country store
Devon Hills! 2018-01-08 After mostly avoiding hills while cycling for the last year, Liz and I actually went looking for some today. A ride out to Partridge Cycles at Kennford to get some spare inner tubes. Back via Exminster and Powederham Castle shop
Default bike ride 2013-11-30 To the A379 and back via Powderham Country Store
Regular bike ride and trip to country store 2013-11-18 A bike ride to the A379 and then back via Powderham Castle country store
Basic bike ride 2013-11-11 To the A379 and back via powderham Castle country store
Windy cycle ride 2013-11-02 To the A379 and back via Powderham. Very windy!
Friday fitness regime 1 (Lizzie) 2013-10-04 Sunny bike ride
Cycle Ride to sailing club 2013-08-24 Shared commiserations for cancelled dinghy cruise
Swing bridges and back via Powder Castle 2013-08-12 Along the estuary and canal to the Swing Bridges and then back via Powderham Castle
Scooby walk to Powderham 2013-07-26 Scooby, Liz and Julian on a doggie walk to Powderham Country Stores
First Lizzie bike ride in a month 2013-06-07 Bad back excuses now over. First bike ride for Liz in a month
Lizzies cycle training ride 2012-07-16 Round Exminster and to Powder Castle shop as well
A rather wet Sunday cycle ride 2012-08-05 It was wet. Very wet. VERY VERY wet. And it had just about the only winds of the day. Still - Liz enjoyed it.
Saturday Lizzie training ride 2012-08-04 Up to the A379 and then to Powderham Castle. Including a stop at SYC to chat to the dinghy cruisers
Lizzie bike ride 2012-09-27 To A379 and Powderham Castle
Basic bike ride 2012-12-10 Along the estuary to the A379 and then to Powederham Castle country store. Cold
Cold bike ride 2013-01-19 Cold. Very cold. Only lost two fingers to frost bite
Another cold cycle ride 2013-01-21 Why did we start cycling again during the coldest weekend of the year? To the A379 and back again via Powderham Castle shop
Breezy bike ride 2013-02-04 A windy bike ride to the A379 and back via Powderham Castle country store.
Slightly warmer cycle ride 2013-02-25 But not much warmer
Liz and Jill go large 2013-06-14 Too much talking too much wind and too much carrot cake to make for a respectable average speed but not bad on the distance front. Next week the girls will be cycling to Exmouth and back apparently.
Scooby's last summer holiday walk 2019-09-23 Your activity description here
Tags: Powderham
Breakfast at Powderham Castle 2018-04-09 Into Exeter with Liz early to get the camper van to its MOT and service. Back via Powderham Castle for breakfast.
Tags: Powderham
Poole to Keyhaven 2019-05-17

From Poole Harbour into the Solent to anchor up at Keyhaven.

With the easterly winds continuing, this sail and motor took us out of Poole Harbour (past Brownsea Island and the Sandbands/Studland chain ferry). We then past Bournemouth, Boscombe (where the cliff top hotel I grew up in has been knocked down) and Christchurch Ledge. We took the northern channel into the Solent going past Henry VIII's Hurst Castle and The Trap.

We anchored off Keyhaven to wait for enough tide to allow us to get into the Keyhaven anchorage (which is just north of Hurst Castle). A stunning location, we were the only boat anchored there!

Dunstanburgh Castle and Craster 2016-09-07 Another day, another Northumberland beach for Scooby. A great walk along to the evocative ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle and then the excellent beaches at Embleton Bay. Back via Craster where the famous smoked fish shop / restaurant was advertising an interesting take on Cullen Skink soup. Unfortunately, they were shut at the time...
Maiden Castle 2016-05-16 Stopped at Maiden Castle on the way home from the Purbecks. Scooby pulled all the way round - chasing sheep or ghosts of ancient Britons. Back via West Bay.
Kingston to Corfe Castle 2016-05-15 A lovely circular walk from Kingston (in the Purbecks) to Corfe Castle and back again. Lots of very old childhood memories.
First time on new cycle track 2014-11-29 Lizs first cycle ride in ages and first ride on new cycle track between Powderham church and the Turf Locks
Tags: powderham
New Powderham bridge 2014-09-28 After seven years of talking, planning and objections the bridge for the final section of the Exe Estuary cycle trail at Powderham finally went in. Of course, we weren't cycling on the way to the Turf Locks
Start of holiday Scooby walk 2014-01-11 Scoobys first walk of our winter holiay
Tags: Powderham
First bike ride in a month 2013-09-30 First ride for quite a long time. Slow and things hurt!
Another frozen bike ride 2013-02-23 Lizzie shows great dedication in going out for a ride in the middle of the coldest spell of the winter so far.
A very windy cycle ride 2013-02-18 As it was too windy for Liz to go sailing yesterday it was obviously too windy for me to go cycling with her today. A windy cycle ride.
Scoobys morning walk 2012-01-15 From near Powderham Church towards the Turf Locks and back again
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