Family Friendly Elton & Fotheringhay Circuit

Family Friendly Elton & Fotheringhay Circuit

Length: 5 miles Duration: 1.5 hours (two with a toddler!) This is an easy five mile circular route. It is not suitable for pushchairs and may get very muddy in the winter. This flat route is perfect for a family

My Top Free Family Days Out in Northamptonshire

My Top Free Family Days Out in Northamptonshire

If, like many parents, you’re looking for  things to do to keep the family occupied this summer, here’s a few of my favourite free days out in and around Northampton. Abington Park & Museum Abington Park has to be my

June Round Up

June Round Up

I sometimes see other bloggers doing monthly round ups, and I think they’re such a good idea. However, by the time I get round to it, the next month has raced on and the moment has gone. This time, I’m

The Helpful Hiker does the Northamptonshire Round: 50 Miles in 2 Days (Day 2)

The Helpful Hiker does the Northamptonshire Round: 50 Miles in 2 Days (Day 2)

So I left the story at the end of day 1. I’d walked 30 miles, demolished a curry, had a few broken hours sleep and I was in bad shape. I still had another 20 miles to go, yet I

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

Fermyn Woods Country Park

Fermyn Woods Country Park

Wednesday was a strange day. It was grey and wet, it was also  the day that the world woke up to the news that Donald Trump was the new president of the United States. This isn’t a political blog, so

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

Barnwell Country Park

Barnwell Country Park

We’ve been trying to make the most of the decent weather lately and get outside as much as possible. It’s also been a great opportunity to visit local (and local-ish) places that we’ve never been to. Following on from our

From My Front Door

From My Front Door

This month’s theme from ‘Outdoor Bloggers’ is a topic that is very close to my heart. I firmly believe that the outdoors should be accessible for everyone, regardless of where you live. I’ve mentioned this before when exploring my local town

Harlestone Easy 3 Mile Walk

Harlestone Easy 3 Mile Walk

At the beginning of 2016 I signed up for the #Walk2016 challenge with Viewranger (a great GPS and tracking app I use to record my walks) but had so far failed to get started! I have pledged to walk 250 miles