Downton Dispatches — Tagged "Explorer"

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, Amazon, Downton Distillery

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

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

The Queen of the Skies

The Queen of the Skies

Our adventurer of the month was a pioneer of flight, she amongst other female pilots led a blazing trail through the ... more

Who was the Real Indiana Jones?

Who was the Real Indiana Jones?

300 years after Raleigh tried to find El Dorado, Percy Fawcett set out to find a different city, a city that he calle... more