Between Waterbeach railway station and the river there is a wood called Cow Hollow, planted 12 years ago by the Woodland Trust. I'd never been through it before, in all our years of living on the river. But on Sunday, I walked through and found a foraging treasure trove of sloes and redcurrants. I gathered some sloes and will be back next year for the redcurrants (they were all but finished).
Luckily I found just enough redcurrants for a bottle of redcurrant gin! Now both types of gin are on the go:
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