Downton Dispatches — Tagged "Adventure"

Lighting of the Highest Jubilee Beacon By Peter Salenieks

Lighting of the Highest Jubilee Beacon

Written by Peter Salenieks Over two thousand beacons were lit across the United Kingdom and further afield on 2 June,... more

Wild swimming, wiltshire, downton

Wild Swimming

With summer here we wish to introduce you to wild swimming. This sport has increased in popularity over the last four... more

Indiana Jones Theories Found to be True

Indiana Jones Theories Found to be True

One of our Explorer’s last year was Colonel Percy Fawcett who disappeared in the Amazon whilst trying to find the ‘Lo... more

South Pole, Treking

Antarctica Adventure Updated 2022.01.01

This month we were informed about a lady called 'Arabella Slinger' by one of our readers, who is currently in Antarct... more

Lucy Sheperd

The Modern Adventurer

Our Explorer of the month, is a remarkable lady. At 23 she was made a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and is... more

Queen of the Desert, Gertrude Bell

Queen of the Desert

Our Explorer of the month is unknown to many people considering her legendary exploits in Arabia. Gertrude Bell was a... more