Heading for 5000
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Mon, 19/08/19 – 11:53 | No Comment

It seems to have been a long time since I reached a milestone cache – My 4,000th cache was the first ‘Meet the Mega Committee’ event we held back in January 2016, over three and …

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Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

Genealogy

My research into the various branches of my family tree

Geocaching

Stories from my Geocaching adventures

WASH

Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

Wharfedale Plus

The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

Grid Square SE1748
Thu, 5/12/13 – 12:32 | No Comment
Grid Square SE1748

The Ordnance Survey list has 3 Benchmarks in grid SE1748, all of which are normal Cut Marks

Grid Square SE2246
Fri, 29/11/13 – 20:25 | No Comment
Grid Square SE2246

The Ordnance Survey list has just 1 Benchmark in grid SE2246, which is a normal Cut Mark

Grid Square SE2145
Fri, 29/11/13 – 20:02 | No Comment
Grid Square SE2145

The Ordnance Survey list has 2 Benchmarks in grid SE2145, both of which are normal Cut Marks

Grid Square SE2045
Fri, 29/11/13 – 11:34 | No Comment
Grid Square SE2045

The Ordnance Survey list has 26 Benchmarks in grid SE2045, most of which are normal Cut Marks, but there are a couple of other types, a bolt and a pivot mark. The square does cover …

Caches No’s 3038 to 3041 – Sunday Morning in Harewood
Sun, 24/11/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3038 to 3041 – Sunday Morning in Harewood

Harewood House, home of the Earl of Harewood, (currently the 8th Earl, 51st in line to the throne) has grounds designed by Capability Brown. There are gardens which you have to be a paying visitor …

Grid Square SE1943
Thu, 21/11/13 – 21:00 | No Comment
Grid Square SE1943

The Ordnance Survey list has 3 Benchmarks in grid SE1943, all of which are normal Cut Marks

Grid Square SE2147
Wed, 20/11/13 – 23:15 | No Comment
Grid Square SE2147

The Ordnance Survey list has 5 Benchmarks in grid SE2147, all of which are normal Cut Marks

Benchmarks
Mon, 18/11/13 – 18:01 | No Comment

I have found listed a total of 62 Benchmarks within a 5km (3 mile) radius of home – I’ve decided that this is probably far enough to cover all that I can sensibly see from …

Other Ordnance Survey Monuments
Mon, 18/11/13 – 17:55 | No Comment

There are 61 other OS monuments listed on Explorer 297, most of these on the levelling line between Skipton and Wetherby which runs along the (old) main road through Pool, Otley, Ilkley and Addingham. Apart …

Trigpoints
Mon, 18/11/13 – 16:16 | No Comment

There are 27 Trig points on Explorer 297 – well that is 27 trig point pillar locations – though 4 of them are destroyed – I guess for completeness I still have to go and …

Caches No’s 3024 to 3037 – Yet Another Trip To Norfolk – Again !
Mon, 11/11/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3024 to 3037 – Yet Another Trip To Norfolk – Again !

My annual Autumn trip to Hunstanton in Norfolk (see 820, 1670, 2070 & 2,820 caches ago). On this trip I had planned a whole slew of caches for the way down, but then on 5th …

Caches No’s 3022 & 3023 – Geocaching in Space
Wed, 6/11/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3022 & 3023 – Geocaching in Space

Geocaching Rockets into Space (Again) – On 7th November Astronaut Rick Mastracchio took off from the launch pad in Khazakstan to go to the International Space Station. With him he took a Travel Bug (TB5JJN1) …