Introducing The Helpful Hiker’s Amazon Page

Introducing The Helpful Hiker’s Amazon Page

Exciting news! I have joined the Amazon influencer program, which means that I now have an easy way to share my favourite outdoor gear with you all. I have my own Amazon store featuring handpicked outdoor equipment and clothing for

Review: SunGod Sierras

Review: SunGod Sierras

I love this time of year, particularly the bright days when the sun is shining and the Autumn colours are so vivid. Due to the low sun, I find that I wear sunglasses now as much as I do in

My Top 3 Travel Essentials

My Top 3 Travel Essentials

Whenever we travel, I’m always the organiser. Not only do I plan most of our trips, but I’m also responsible for remembering all the paperwork and documents, navigating and knowing exactly where we need to be and when. I’m not

The South West Coast Path: Lyme Regis to Portland

The South West Coast Path: Lyme Regis to Portland

The South West Coast Path stretches an amazing 630 miles from Minehead in Somerset, through Devon and Cornwall and finishes at Poole Harbour in Dorset. It passes through some of the most beautiful and dramatic scenery in the UK. Over

Money Hacks for Travelling Pros

Money Hacks for Travelling Pros

So, you’ve finally got around to making travel plans – you’re scouting around for catteries, you’ve talked to Creditfix to get help with the budgeting and you’re looking at malaria tablets. The next thing you need to do is to

#AdventureCalling Outdoor Linky: Week 38

#AdventureCalling Outdoor Linky: Week 38

Welcome back to #AdventureCalling, the outdoor linky that I co-host with David from Potty Adventures. I hope that everyone has managed to enjoy some outdoor adventures, despite the weather. We missed the worst of it, but I know that others weren’t

Unsure of what needs to be done before your travelling adventure? Read this first!

Unsure of what needs to be done before your travelling adventure? Read this first!

You’ve finally done it. You’re finally taking the plunge and heading off on your travels. You know your destinations, your flights, you know where your passport is, you know where you’ll be staying, you know what you want to see

Review: Paradise Wildlife Park

Review: Paradise Wildlife Park

A couple of weeks ago we had our first proper day out as a family of four to Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire. We’d never been before, so it was  a great chance to try somewhere new, plus it was

5 Dog-friendly Walking Routes in the Lake District

5 Dog-friendly Walking Routes in the Lake District

Whether your dog is a growing pup or an active adult dog, the Lake District is the perfect location to walk your four-legged friend. From its winter trails to its woodland outings, there are so many wagtastic walking spots to

7 Autumn Hiking Essentials

7 Autumn Hiking Essentials

I love this time of year, Autumn is definitely my favourite season. There’s nothing better than spending time outdoors on a cool, crisp day surrounded by beautiful colours. However, the colder temperatures and shorter daylight hours bring new challenges. It