A Lovely Day for a Picnic

When we woke up this morning the sky looked like this.

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So we decided to pack a picnic and go for a bike ride.

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Ellie said “the perfect spot for a picnic will be a river, with birds chirping and a beautiful view”. That’s the bar set pretty high then!

We set off through the town…

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… but in no time at all we were gliding through the open country.

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This was the view just 2 miles into the ride from our house (you have permission to be jealous).

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After a good five miles cycling, we found a picnic spot. Does this meet your exacting standards, Ellie?

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We set off again, and arrived at the Old Manor Bridge, the foot of a tricky 200ft climb.

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Luckily , we were rewarded at the top of the hill with this panoramic view.

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Going down the other side of the hill was much easier. There’s Peebles at the bottom.

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As a reward for our efforts, we all had……. ice cream of course!

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Here’s our stats.

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