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Month: June 2018

Walking along the Malvern Hills

Walking along the Malvern Hills

If you are ever driving across the UK and you have a little time to stop at the Malvern Hills, do it!! Marc and I fancied stretching our legs on the drive over to visit my brother, and my mum always has good ideas for walks, so she suggested hiking along the top of the Malvern Hills. It turned out to be a brilliant idea! We only had a couple of hours to spare, so we did half the walk,…

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Lake Marian Track – Walks near Milford Sound

Lake Marian Track – Walks near Milford Sound

The Lake Marian track is a stunning, quiet alternative to visiting Key Summit. If you fancy stretching your legs before (or after) your boat tour at Milford Sound, you should definitely consider this hike. The walk includes a wobbly swing bridge, an amazing waterfall and a hike through pretty beech forest. It culminates with a visit to an incredibly pretty, bright blue lake, surrounded on all sides by almost vertical mountainsides. Marc and I wanted to walk a little near…

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Key Summit Day Hike – near Milford Sound

Key Summit Day Hike – near Milford Sound

We only had two days in the Fiordland area, but we wanted to cram in as much as we possibly could. We woke up early, drove down to Milford Sound and went on a fantastic boat tour. After our boat tour had finished, we both fancied stretching our legs. I had read that ‘if the weather is fine’ the Key Summit day hike would be pretty and fun. We were expecting more rain, but after being soaked by waterfalls, we…

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