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#take12trips challenge 4: Malverns and Ledbury


After hiking the 20-odd miles around the Malverns on Saturday, John and I decided to take a more leisurely approach to Sunday and explore the old market town of Ledbury. Continue reading

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#take12trips Challenge 4: Hiking in the Malverns


After watching Far from the Madding Crowd recently, I’ve become slightly obsessed with all things quaint and English. I mean, who wouldn’t want to go frolicking in the Dorset countryside in pretty Victorian get-up? So when it came time to choose the next #take12trips challenge, it may have influenced my choice of the Malvern Hills. Pretty scenery? The Malverns is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Quaint housing? More like, can you get any quainter (or English?) than a shepherd’s hut. Victorian clothing? Well, you can’t get everything you want…. Continue reading

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