Top 5 bike trails near Plymouth for adventurous families

Top 5 bike trails near Plymouth for adventurous families My five year-old and I love getting out on the bikes and exploring up and down the Devon and Cornwall border. There are so many fantastic scenic routes that show off the best of our coast and countryside. How many of our top five off-road cycling trails can you tick off? The Granite Way, Okehampton to Lydford, Devon The Granite Way runs for 11 miles along the western edge of Dartmoor

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‘Delicious’ filming location: Canoe the River Tamar

‘Delicious’ filming location: Canoe the River Tamar If you watched Dawn French’s latest TV outing, Delicious (Sky 1) you will undoubtedly have fallen in love with the beautiful Tamar Valley in South East Cornwall where it was filmed.  What better way to explore the area – and steal a close up glimpse of some of the settings – than by canoe on the River Tamar, which features so prominently in the show’s glorious aerial shots? With news just announced of

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8 Ways to get your Kids into the Outdoors this Spring!

Great ideas to get you kids up and into the outdoors this spring. Kids camera Being in charge of the camera is always fun and gives kids a sense of being in control of the adventure. They can take the pictures they want, of you, of the place or what they are doing, its their call. With the advent of smart phones, you (or a relative) may have an old camera sitting in a drawer – Or you could buy

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Mothers Day Treat at Tree Surfers

A real high for Mum on Mother’s Day – High Adventure and High Tea! Why not do something different and ‘hang out’ with mum in the spectacular treetop canopy at the Tree Surfers this Mother’s Day (26 March 2017) with their high adventure and high tea package? Choose from a taster session on the Tree Surfers high ropes course, zoom through the air on the Big Zip or take aim on the archery course. The day includes a well-earned sumptuous high

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Job Opportunities at Tamar Trails 2017

Come and join the team! We have a number of casual vacancies this season, to support the permanent team. One of the key roles is here is the Duty Manager who is generally our front of house, meeting everyone who visits the Tamar Trails for activities, for information or just a lovely cup of tea! So if you are available at weekends and the holidays, have excellent customer skills and the ability to multi-task please drop us an email with your

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Casual Instructors needed at Tree Surfers 2017

Casual Instructors wanted at Tree Surfers Tree Surfers are recruiting again! This is an ideal opportunity for young people in their final year of school who want to have a summer of fun and earning before going on a gap year or off to University. Casual Instructors: We need people who are great with customers, enthusiastic about the outdoors and are happy leaping around in the top of trees. Come and help us get families into adventure! You don’t need

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Tamar Trails parkrun – a free run for everyone!

On your marks…parkrun comes to the Tamar Trails The global, free-to-all running phenomenon, parkrun has launched at the Tamar Trails near Gulworthy. Since its launch in 2004 in Bushy Park in Teddington, parkrun has grown to encompass thousands of events around the world. Each weekly 5km ‘fun run’, organised by volunteers, is free and open to everyone. The Tamar Trails parkrun launched on 29 October and takes place every Saturday at 9am. Runners of all abilities are welcome, and are

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Great adventures for kids that won’t cost a thing

Stuck for ideas of what to do with the kids during the school holidays? We’ve come up with the following suggestions to keep them entertained without spending a penny! The Tamar Trails Centre is a fantastic resource for letting off steam, with 25km of trails running through the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Here are our top things to do with the family to make the most of this amazing landscape: Go for a stroll Setting out on

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The Tamar Trails Running Man

Colin Kirk-Potter talks to us about the Tamar Trails and why running outdoors is good for you We’re thrilled to welcome Colin Kirk-Potter and the launch of the Tamar Trail Runners and new running hub at the Tamar Trails Centre. An experienced runner, Colin is offering twice weekly trail running sessions every Tuesday evening and Thursday morning. A great way to get fit and enjoy the Tamar Trails, the sessions also offer a good opportunity to socialise. All ages and

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Tamar Community Trust Volunteers

New volunteers are always wanted! The 25km’s of the Tamar Trails are looked after by an amazing small team of volunteers, who are part of the Tamar Community Trust. The Trust is dedicated to managing and maintaining the natural environment, allowing the public access to remote and hidden corners of the landscape whilst protecting the ecology and biodiversity of the area. The Trusts states: In the last 30 years the Valley has experienced rapid changes in the ownership and management

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