Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

After our rather challenging Helvellyn hike the day before, we decided on a more sedate outing last Sunday. We were really keen to get out and see some of the Autumn colours, have a little wander and try to ease

Helvellyn 10 Mile Circular Route

Helvellyn 10 Mile Circular Route

Sometimes it’s good to push yourself out of your comfort zone. It might hurt at the time (or even 2 days later) but that feeling of achievement and of simply being alive makes it all worthwhile! Hence we decided, despite

Northamptonshire Pub Walk

Northamptonshire Pub Walk

Due to a conference later in the week, I had to change my days off and so found myself with a child free day. Imagine that! Some people might have headed to the shops, others to the nail salon, and

Review: Merrell Moab FST Mid Gore-Tex Boots

Review: Merrell Moab FST Mid Gore-Tex Boots

It’s undeniably a perk of being an outdoor blogger that I  get to try out some fantastic kit. The recently launched Moab FST Mid Gore-Tex boots from Merrell (RRP £130) are no exception and I didn’t need asking twice to

Family Friendly Lake District Walks

Family Friendly Lake District Walks

The last time we went to the Lake District I was pregnant, so we’d been eager to return with Finn for ages. We finally managed to fit in a family camping trip last week and, despite the fact we couldn’t do

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Boots

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Boots

As any outdoor adventurer will tell you, your hiking boots can make or break you. If your boots don’t fit correctly or are not the right kind of boot for the terrain, both your comfort and enjoyment levels plummet. It’s therefore essential that

Sheringham Park, Norfolk

Sheringham Park, Norfolk

One of the challenges when camping with a toddler is getting them to nap during the day. We’re lucky in that Finn is a very good sleeper, and will quite happily fall asleep in the pushchair or car. It’s obviously

Review: Baby BOGS Waterproof Boots

Review: Baby BOGS Waterproof Boots

Just before our latest camping trip I got an email asking if I’d like to review some Baby BOGS boots for Finn. It couldn’t have come at a better time as I had just that morning been searching online for

Review: Hydro Flask

Review: Hydro Flask

I recently got the chance to try out a Hydro Flask on our trip to the Peak District a couple of weeks ago. After all the wedding/work/family craziness it was nice to get back to doing what I enjoy: spending

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir

Our second outing of our mini break was a stroll around Ladybower reservoir. Our B&B was just a few minutes drive away so it seemed like the perfect place for an easy walk. Finn had decided not to sleep so