The 2018 UK Mega Event
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Fri, 26/08/16 – 16:08 | No Comment

Back in March last year (March 2015 that is) I was at an event in Harrogate talking to Robin (Harrogate Hunters) and Steve (Mad Yokel) – or rather I was listening to them discussing the …

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Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

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Caches No’s 3804, 3805 & 3806 – Filling the 8th Month
Sat, 19/09/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3804, 3805 & 3806 – Filling the 8th Month

When you’ve found almost all the local caches you have to travel a little further to fill those blank days on the calendar, this isn’t a problem now as I still have a few caches …

Caches No’s 3801, 3802 & 3803 – Church Micro, Swan & Cygnet
Sun, 13/09/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3801, 3802 & 3803 – Church Micro, Swan & Cygnet

Another weekend, another event. This time on the edge of Wakefield on a Sunday teatime. So I had opportunity after lunch to set off a bit early in search of the 4 Church Micros in …

Caches No’s 3798, 3799 & 3800 – Filling the Empty Calendar Days
Wed, 9/09/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3798, 3799 & 3800 – Filling the Empty Calendar Days

Last year I was filling in the blank days on my caching calendar and had got months filled from February to August, and plans to fill the last 6 blank days in September when I …

Caches No’s 3783 to 3797 – Hyke Around Hykeham 4
Sat, 5/09/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3783 to 3797 – Hyke Around Hykeham 4

Another week, another event – this time the furthest I have gone solo to an event (well actually that’s not quite true, the event in Rugby area for Adam’s 1,000th was further and I went …

Caches No’s 3781 & 3782 – Smilies in the Pubs
Thu, 27/08/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3781 & 3782 – Smilies in the Pubs

Some parts of the country have regular events, once a month usually, last Wednesday of the month or first Sunday of the month or whatever. Some areas of the country have multiple event organisers so …

Cache No. 3780 – GC60GMZ Event Without a Name!
Mon, 17/08/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3780 – GC60GMZ Event Without a Name!

August 17th 2015 – Event Without a Name! GC60GMZ – cache #3780
Last year Grayglove and the Booshaws held an event to enable local cachers to get the Event Attendance one of the ‘Seven Souvenirs Of …

Caches No’s 3773 to 3779 – A game of Battleships and 2 more Souvenirs
Sun, 16/08/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3773 to 3779 – A game of Battleships and 2 more Souvenirs

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than going walking on the moors ? Well I haven’t actually done a lot of caching lately that hasn’t involved driving hundreds of miles or being at …

Cache No. 3772 – 1 Cache, 2 Souvenirs
Sat, 15/08/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3772 – 1 Cache, 2 Souvenirs

“Happy International Geocaching Day! By logging a geocache on August 15, you have joined thousands of geocachers around the world who are celebrating geocaching”
I’d forgotten that Saturday 15th August was International Geocaching Day 2015 until …

Caches No’s 3752 to 3771 – Mega Essex 2015
Sun, 2/08/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3752 to 3771 – Mega Essex 2015

The 2015 UK Mega was held at ‘Barleylands’ near Basildon in Essex, Barleylands is a Craft Village and Farm Centre and has plenty of field space for camping and a covered courtyard which became the …

Caches No’s 3733 to 3751 – Piratemania 8
Sat, 25/07/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3733 to 3751 – Piratemania 8

Piratemania is a weekend long camping event held in different places every year, that for the past 4 years has achieved Mega Status by having over 500 attendees (this year there were over 900).
The different …

Caches No’s 3731 and 3732 – Events and Souvenirs
Sun, 19/07/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3731 and 3732 – Events and Souvenirs

Another week, another event again ! Though when I woke up at 8:00 on a Sunday Morning with the rain pouring down I definitely thought of giving this one a miss, but by 9:00 it …

Caches No’s 3702 to 3730 – Two Series, a Mega Meeting & a Souvenir
Sun, 12/07/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3702 to 3730 – Two Series, a Mega Meeting & a Souvenir

At the events in Harrogate and Ripon I had discussed with a few people the possibility of bringing the 10th Anniversary UK Mega to Yorkshire, where the first Mega was held. This led to starting …