What to bring with?
Luggage and bags: Luggage with wheels is always a good idea, wherever you are travelling.
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Whether snowy/wet/sunny/warm or cold weather, layer your clothing.
Wear thermal underwear (these are easily bought at the local clothing shops), with warm leggings and a top under a toasty jacket for the cold. I have my trusty grey duffle coat, plus a white snow jacket for this type of weather, and they are a godsend!
Wear flat shoes that have a good grip, as when it is snowing, and afterwards, when it is sludge, it's really difficult to walk and keep your balance!
Always remember to bring a cap/hat that covers your head and neck for when it gets hot, as well as sunglasses.
Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Sunscreen (Factor 35 is the minimum factor I use, no matter what the weather is), headache tablets and usual little things like some plasters for blisters, cotton wool, germolene etc.
Photo Equipment: Your camera, with charger, and a EUROPEAN plug extension.
Miscellaneous: Have a map of the area handy, plus a local bird, flower and tree book. For this you also need a pair of good quality binoculars
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Things to pack for Richmond
Luggage and bags: A Day sac for camera, guide book etc.
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Comfy shoes.
Come prepared for all weathers! - waterproofs, sun hat, sunglasses etc.
Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Hay fever medication- there are a lot of plants here! Sun screen if here spring - early autumn-it's pretty open in places- I got caught out on 1st May. There are pharmacies etc in Richmond.
Photo Equipment: As much as you can carry - plenty of photo ops! I wish I had had a better lens for my view from Henrys Mount, to capture the shot of St Pauls.
Miscellaneous: Books/guides to identify various plants, trees, birds, waterfowl etc.
Picnic! picnic blanket, wet wipes,
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