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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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 …

Caches No’s 3692 to 3701 – Summer Camping Trip to Norfolk Again
Sun, 5/07/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3692 to 3701 – Summer Camping Trip to Norfolk Again

Once again time for my annual camping trip to Norfolk (see caches 52-59, 620-630, 1299-1303, 1912-1941, 2708-2747 & 3335-3375 for previous years) This year to avoid the tedium of traditional drive-by caches I planned my …

Caches No’s 3686 to 3691 – World Wide Flash Mob 2015
Sat, 13/06/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3686 to 3691 – World Wide Flash Mob 2015

Another week, another event. This time the 12th annual World Wide Flash mob. I’ve only been to one of these before, in 2013. Last year I was on Holiday in Wales with Angel78 and although …

Caches No’s 3684 & 3685 – Ye Wakeman Waketh In Vain
Fri, 5/06/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3684 & 3685 – Ye Wakeman Waketh In Vain

There is a Virtual Cache in Ripon, that is one of those caches that I have meant to get round to for ages, well years in fact. But it is a very different type of …

Caches No’s 3673 to 3683 – Another Bank Holiday Caching Trip
Mon, 25/05/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3673 to 3683 – Another Bank Holiday Caching Trip

One of the reasons I had tried so many times to solve the Otley Environs puzzle (cache #3672) was that it was hidden on 11th November – a ‘hidden on’ date I did not have …

Caches No’s 3670, 3671 and 3672 – Three More Local Ones
Sun, 24/05/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3670, 3671 and 3672 – Three More Local Ones

I’ve not been doing a lot of caching lately, in fact I’ve not been doing much of anything lately. Since I got a job I have just gone to work, come home and watched TV… …

Caches No’s 3660 to 3669 – The Oldest Cache in England
Mon, 4/05/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3660 to 3669 – The Oldest Cache in England

And so our trip to Kent was over, and it was time to go home. Adam was wanting to go caching on the way home and was talking about finding a short series to do …

Caches No’s 3636 to 3659 – Caching in Kent
Sun, 3/05/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3636 to 3659 – Caching in Kent

We had decided to stay in Kent for an extra day after the Mega and do some caching locally. But then Adam had seen that there was a car boot sale on at Hop Farm …