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

A Guide to Mountain Rescue England and Wales

A Guide to Mountain Rescue England and Wales

If you follow me on any social media (and if not, why not?!) you will have seen that I spent last weekend with a few of my fellow members of Outdoor Bloggers, as we got to grips with some  great outdoor

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Outdoor Mums

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Outdoor Mums

Are you looking for gift ideas this Mother's Day? Here's a few ideas for the perfect presents for outdoor loving mums.

What’s Your Everest?

What’s Your Everest?

As you will already know if you read my blog or follow me on any social media, I am an Ordnance Survey GetOutside Champion this year. It’s an amazing honour and I’m very proud to be amongst such an inspiring

I’m an Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion!

I’m an Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion!

I’m still in a state of shock! Every year Ordnance Survey nominates a selection of people to be #GetOutside Champions; ambassadors for the outdoors tasked with inspiring people to get out and have some fun. I applied last year, but

The Helpful Hiker's Review of 2016

The Helpful Hiker's Review of 2016

So, 2016. It’s been emotional. This post is only looking at my 2016, I don’t have the time nor the energy to look at the wider world. There’s been quite enough upheaval in my own little corner. If 2015 and