Fineshade Wood

Fineshade Wood

We were blessed with a couple of days of gorgeous weather last week and, rather fortunately, these coincided with my days off. Luke was also craving some fresh air after being cooped up in his study for what seemed like

Pony Trekking through Cresswell Crags

Pony Trekking through Cresswell Crags

It was my hen weekend last week and my lovely sister had lined up a fantastic time for me. I’d had no idea what was planned, but we spent a day just outside the gorgeous Clumber Park enjoying a relaxing time

Brecon & Our First Airbnb Experience

Brecon & Our First Airbnb Experience

Our recent trip to Wales entailed a lot of firsts for me. It was my first trip to the Brecon Beacons, my first time walking in Wales and also my first Airbnb experience. It was a bit of a step

Review: Elka Children's Waterproofs

Review: Elka Children's Waterproofs

I was recently asked by Wet Wednesdays if I would like to try out a set of waterproofs for Finn. It seemed particularly serendipitous as we were off to Wales for a short break, and as we all know, it always rains in

Foxton Locks

Foxton Locks

Last week we were all feeling a bit under the weather. Finn had bought a cold home from nursery and, although he was fine, me and Luke were feeling a bit ropey. It was one of those days where I

Unearthing Local Treasures

Unearthing Local Treasures

When I'm deciding where to head for some time outdoors, I often overlook places on my doorstep. Here's what I unearthed when I kept it local.

Sywell Country Park, Northants

Sywell Country Park, Northants

Even a quick walk in familiar surroundings in dreary weather can prove to be a rewarding experience.

My Top 5 Walks in Northamptonshire

My Top 5 Walks in Northamptonshire

As much as we try to get away to different parts of our beautiful country, the truth is that the places we visit over and over again are a little closer to home. This is especially true since becoming parents

Autumn Colours

Autumn Colours

It was such a beautiful day yesterday that it seemed a shame not to head out to enjoy it. My sister and her partner were staying with us and I thought a walk would do us all good (not least

Barnsdale Gardens, Oakham

Barnsdale Gardens, Oakham

We fancied heading a little further afield last weekend for an outing and, via a convoluted set of circumstances, we ended up visiting Barnsdale Gardens just outside Oakham. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was very impressed. Barnsdale