Much excitement in the Gardner household on this day, or at least I was quite excited because it was my first caching trip out in the new motor. The previous weekend I’d finally waved goodbye to my oldHonda Accord, in which I’d driven 98,000 miles in 10 years, and I’d welcomed my new Honda CR-V into the family.

I chose to take it caching with me around the north side of Bedford to an appealing looking series of interlocking loops called “Two Birthdays, One Bash”, which had the distinct advantage of their being proper hard-standing outside a church as the marked parking spot. No way I’m leaving my shiny new car out on the road or stuck in a ditch on its first day out.

I parked up in the village of Ravensden and headed round the north side of the loops and into Wilden, and then back around the south side to where I parked again.

There’s not a lot else to say other than that it was a nice day, and I had time to stop and collect a church micro in Renhold on my way home.

The caches I found on the day were :