When the recession first hit the government went pretty heavily into an advertising push to encourage Brits to spend they holiday breaks in the UK instead of going abroad.
The appeal seems simple enough from their point of view, it keeps more of our money in the country and boosts the tourism industry here when they were suffering due to the rest of Europe staying away for lack of money themselves.
No I don’t intend to tow the line of the government but I have been enjoying the British countryside quite a lot lately so I thought I’d share my positive experiences with you lovely readers.
The very best local discovery I’ve made recently is horse riding. I have been interested in riding horses ever since I was a small child but never been able to afford the expensive hobby whilst growing up. However now as an adult I can afford to get horse insurance for my riding buddy and I’m really getting a feel for sharing my time with a majestic beast, I find it rather calming and relaxing unlike anything else in my life.
I really highly suggest trying horse riding for yourself if you get the chance. It is very challenging and also very rewarding, especially since you feel a powerful connection to your partner.
Not only have I really been enjoying the great outdoors with my equine partner but I’ve been walking a lot in the countryside as well, this has been great for me, I just love setting off on a weekend somewhere I’ve never been before and just discovering a new part of the country that is completely new to me, I feel like a real adventurer, well until I hit a motorway that is.