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

#AdventureCalling Week 4

#AdventureCalling Week 4

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. This is the place to share any outdoor-related posts with like-minded individuals.  So, whether it’s camping

Review: Buff Headwear

Review: Buff Headwear

I must be the last person in the world (well, among outdoor lovers anyway) to finally start appreciating the wondrous tube of fabric that is the Buff. If you’ve never heard of it before, the multi functional headwear has a

The Jurassic Coast & Portland

The Jurassic Coast & Portland

During our recent stay at Andrewhayes Holiday Park, we took the opportunity to drive along the coast, from Lyme Regis to Portland. This stretch, which forms part of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, is one of the most beautiful

Forest School Taster Session

Forest School Taster Session

Attending Forest School sessions has so many benefits for children. Me and Finn jumped at the chance to attend a taster session and try out some of the activities on offer.

The Best Binoculars for 2017

The Best Binoculars for 2017

Binoculars are so much more than a sightseeing accessory; they are an essential part of your hiking kit and could even prove useful in an emergency. Getting the best binoculars does not always mean buying the most expensive brand, it

Turn #TearsIntoSmiles with Elastoplast

Turn #TearsIntoSmiles with Elastoplast

This post is an entry for the BritMums #TearsintoSmiles Challenge, sponsored by Elastoplast.  We love spending time outdoors as a family. It’s a great way to enjoy some quality time together and have some fun. However, it’s not without challenges,

Microadventures and finding time to GetOutside

Microadventures and finding time to GetOutside

I heard something the other day that stopped me in my tracks. It was a radio advert for a heart charity and a young heart attack victim said that she’s always considered herself to be active, but actually she was

Review: Andrewshayes Holiday Park

Review: Andrewshayes Holiday Park

As tent campers, we’re not usually fans of camping at caravan parks, however I’m always happy to be proven wrong! That was certainly the case with our recent stay at Andrewshayes Holiday Park, near Axminster in East Devon. Prior to becoming parents,