Bystock Pools Circular Walk
Apr24

Bystock Pools Circular Walk

Journey through time across the ancient Pebblebed Heaths before descending through rolling meadows and more rugged heathland towards a tranquil pond teeming with wildlife and the sound of spring in full bloom. Starts/Finishes: Squabmoor Reservoir Car Park, Nr Woodbury (SY037844) Distance: Approx 2 miles Time: 1 – 1.5 hours Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous Terrain: Heathland tracks, gravel-packed fire roads, rooty single track and wooden...

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Walking for Health and Wellbeing
Apr24

Walking for Health and Wellbeing

May marks National Walking Month – an annual campaign to promote the benefits of walking. Free to get involved with and suitable for any age, we look at how you can get out and explore using your own two feet to improve your health and wellbeing. Of all the types of exercise someone could take up, it is perhaps walking that is the most accessible to all regardless of your current level of fitness or income. It’s free, suitable...

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A Postcard from… Los Angeles
Apr24

A Postcard from… Los Angeles

Immerse yourself in the glitz and glam of Hollywood, explore the culturally vibrant streets of downtown and soak up the chilled California vibes of Santa Monica and the coast. We’ve all been fed the California dream – whether it’s from a TV show, a film or in a book. Endless sun, fitness fanatics maintaining that ever positive life-work balance, bumping into high profile celebrities just walking down the street and a multitude of...

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A New Life in Devon
Apr24

A New Life in Devon

After years of struggle, forty refugee families are finding a safe home in Devon. Bruce Hetherington finds out more, and about those helping to provide a warm welcome. Our motto here at One Magazine is always to be ‘polite not political’ and as a rule we steer clear of anything remotely contentious. However, we were moved recently by one woman’s story of how her family’s life in Syria was destroyed by civil war, and how they have...

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Clyston Mill Circular Walk
Mar27

Clyston Mill Circular Walk

Transport yourself back in time to a more rural Devon countryside as you pass through open meadows, small sections of woodlands and discover one of the South West’s last remaining watermills. Length: 2.5 miles Time: Approximately 1 – 2 hours Difficulty: Moderate Terrain: Hard-packed gravel path, lanes and farm tracks plus fields with stiles and gate access. Can be muddy after rainfall. The route starts from the triangle green...

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A Postcard from… The Peak District
Mar27

A Postcard from… The Peak District

Unwind in the Derbyshire countryside and explore a mixture of dales and tors, winding rivers and wondrous woodland that make up England’s first National Park. Imagine unspoilt countryside as far as the eye can see, criss-crossed with handmade dry stone walls and only broken by a scattering of quaint villages and towns that add to the beauty. This is the Peak District. Sprawled over a massive five counties in the north of England, it’s...

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