Category: Things to Do

The Lake District – 4 Must Visit Beautiful Lakes of the Lake District (Plus Some Things to Do!)

The Lake District

We thought we’d have a short break in the Lake District and we had high hopes for it! So high, it would be very difficult to live up to them. We have friends who grew up not far from the Lakes and loads of recommendations from others to visit…but it didn’t quite live up to expectations. Apologies to all you Lake District fans out there K That’s not to say we didn’t have a good time. We did. And it was a great adventure, as you’d expect from The Bumper Crew, but it just lacked…something. And that something has made this post very difficult to write. It just wasn’t as inspiring as we’d hoped.

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge 2022


The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge was a bit of a training run for us, I suppose. Dek, a colleague of mine, set himself 30 challenges to do in his 30’s, of which one was the National Three Peaks Challenge, to tackle Ben Nevis, Scarfell Pike and Snowdon. I’d already walked Ben Nevis and Snowdon and wanted to walk Scarfell Pike. So how better to do that than to complete the National Three Peaks Challenge with Dek?

An Awesome Scotland Road Trip Part 2

Scotland road trip

A Scotland road trip Part 2! Welcome to part two of our Scottish road trip. Read to the bottom to find out how many miles we drove, how far we walked and how much we spent. We mentioned the blistering temperatures when we walked up Ben Nevis. Undoubtedly, we had the best of the weather on our Scotland road trip, with nothing but sun and warmth. Apart from at the top of Ben Nevis, of course.

The 8 Very Best Things to Do on Dartmoor

Dartmoor was one of the first National Parks designated in Britain. It’s a pretty big place that dominates almost a fifth of the county it sits in – Devon. Dartmoor also has over 10000 ancient sites within its 400 square miles. Because of the sheer size of Dartmoor, there are too many places to talk about, so we’ve brought you a list of our favourite things to do on Dartmoor.