Are you Ready for Summer?

We might not get wall to wall sunshine and high temperatures all summer in the UK, but a few simple measures, like a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses, can ensure that you enjoy your outdoor adventures in the warmer weather. Sunburn,

Go Ape at Woburn Safari Park

Go Ape at Woburn Safari Park

I was recently approached by Go Ape to see if I fancied giving their Treetop Adventure a try. To be honest my first reaction was ‘yes, that sounds fun!’ followed swiftly by ‘um, actually I’m not sure’. It’s one of

National Parks Week 2017

National Parks Week 2017

This year in the UK, National Parks Week falls between the 24th and 30th July. This annual celebration of our 15 stunning National Parks, features a range of events and ways that you and your family can join in. To

Escape from Technology and Embrace the Outdoors

Escape from Technology and Embrace the Outdoors

Our lives today have been made infinitely easier by the advent of modern technology. We have smart TV’s, tablets and smartphones that can keep us entertained for hours. We can order our shopping online and have it delivered to our

Update on my Walking Challenge for The Lullaby Trust

As you may know, I have set myself a big challenge for this summer. In about 10 days time, I plan to set out on a 50 mile walk in aid of The Lullaby Trust following the Northamptonshire Round. I’ve been

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.

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

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