Sidetracked - Barnstaple Traditional Geocache
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Another in the Sidetracked series.
We have Motorway Mayhem. We have A-Road Anarchy. But what about public transport users? SideTracked Caches are intended to provide quick Cache-and-dashes at Railway Stations.
It is hoped this idea will spread across the country, but if hiding one PLEASE BE SENSIBLE and remember that in this day and age, public transport is under greater scrutiny than ever before, so, although these caches should be quick and easy grabs, PLEASE don’t place a Cache where it could cause alarm!!!
This cache is placed just outside Barnstaple railway station. Once upon a time Barnstaple had an extensive rail network and was served by both GWR and Southern railways as well as a narrow gauge line to Lynton. Now a branch line runs from Exeter and the remainder of the track to Bideford has been removed to provide a scenic trail by foot or on cycle.
If you are a trainspotter (what are the chances of being both a cacher and a trainspotter?!) watch out for the famous "nodding donkey" DMU's which are inflicted on the passengers from Exeter to Barnstaple.
The cache is a magnetic nano
Remember, by their very nature Sidetracked caches are often in muggle filled areas. the skill in finding this cache is to do so undetected, good luck!
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