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Review: Camp Bestival 2021

We have been attending Camp Bestival for the last 8 years and were waiting on tenterhooks to see if this year’s one would be going ahead, after last years cancellation due to COVID. It was a nervy wait, as the easing of lockdown restrictions was delayed, but on 19th July, things finally went our way and Camp Bestival was GO! Camp Bestival is a family festival held at Lulworth Castle in our home county of Dorset. It is set mostly outside, with a few tents hosting indoor shows and activities, which made us feel more confident in attending. Entry requirements …

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Review: Lunch at The Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle

One of our favourite days out locally is to Corfe Castle and if we are not climbing the castle itself, we will be finding somewhere which overlooks it for a bracing walk and a fabulous photo opportunity. After trekking up and down the hills around Corfe, it is perfectly acceptable to reward yourself with a pub lunch and on Monday, we did just that when we were invited for lunch at The Greyhound Inn, which sits in the shadow of Corfe Castle, in the heart of the village of Corfe. The plan was to sit in on their terrace and …

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Learning to Paddle Board with Land and Wave

Stand-up paddle boarding is the world’s fastest growing water sport and after trying it last year, we now own our own. It is not quite as easy as it looks, however! You take a big board onto the water, stand up on it, and then use a single paddle to propel yourself along. Then you have to practice turning, how to deal with waves and currents and how to get back on the board if you lose your balance and fall in. Isaac is my little adventurer and has been kayaking several times, so is a natural, instinctively understanding how …

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