National Parks Week 2017

National Parks Week 2017

This year in the UK, National Parks Week falls between the 24th and 30th July. This annual celebration of our 15 stunning National Parks, features a range of events and ways that you and your family can join in. To

#AdventureCalling Week 6

#AdventureCalling Week 6

Welcome back to another week of #AdventureCalling, the bi-weekly linky for all your outdoor themed posts, hosted alternately by myself and David at pottyadventures.com. It was great to see so many amazing posts linked up last time, including some first timers,

The Helpful Hiker does the Northamptonshire Round: 50 miles in 2 days (DAY 1)

The Helpful Hiker does the Northamptonshire Round: 50 miles in 2 days (DAY 1)

I don’t even know where to start this post. So much to say, so many ideas in my head, so I’ll do the sensible thing and just begin at the beginning. A few months ago I decided to do my

Escape from Technology and Embrace the Outdoors

Escape from Technology and Embrace the Outdoors

Our lives today have been made infinitely easier by the advent of modern technology. We have smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones that can keep us entertained for hours. We can order our shopping online and have it delivered to our

Summer Adventure Bundle Giveaway

Summer Adventure Bundle Giveaway

As the warmer days and longer nights are upon us, I wanted to find a way to kick start a summer of adventure. If you’ve got a idea at the back of your mind, something that you’ve always wanted to

Review: Hats from Sunday Afternoons

Review: Hats from Sunday Afternoons

I love it when I get something to review that arrives just at the right time. The British summer is always a little hit and miss weather wise, but last week the sun finally shone. Coincidentally, Man O’Leisure had been

Cooking with the Trangia Billy Can from Simply Hike

Cooking with the Trangia Billy Can from Simply Hike

I’ve been blogging a while, but old habits die hard. I’m sometimes contacted by brands asking if I’d like to choose something to try out and review, I could be cheeky and ask for something nice to wear, something flashy

Plan an Adventure for Wild Night Out 2017

Plan an Adventure for Wild Night Out 2017

What is Wild Night Out? If you haven’t heard of it before, Wild Night Out is the ‘UK’s most adventurous fundraiser’ and this year takes place on Saturday 1st July. Now in it’s second year, it’s a great opportunity for

Update on my Walking Challenge for The Lullaby Trust

Update on my Walking Challenge for The Lullaby Trust

As you may know, I have set myself a big challenge for this summer. In about 10 days time, I plan to set out on a 50 mile walk in aid of The Lullaby Trust following the Northamptonshire Round. I’ve been

Review: Wigwam Socks Peak 2 Pub

Review: Wigwam Socks Peak 2 Pub

I’m getting very fussy in my old age, especially when it comes to my footwear. It’s taken me a long time to realise, but it really is worth looking after your feet; that means investing in decent socks as well