How to Hike with a Toddler

How to Hike with a Toddler

Once we became parents we were determined to still spend lots of time outdoors. We’ve kept on camping and we’ve tried to keep walking. We don’t do the miles that we used to, but it is entirely possible, and sometimes

Bradgate Park Walk

Bradgate Park Walk

After our windmill walk last week, it was great to be able to get outside again and go out for a slightly longer walk. I briefly lived and worked in Leicester and remembered that there was some lovely countryside surrounding

Tysoe Windmill Walk

Tysoe Windmill Walk

I’m not one of those bloggers who pretends to have a perfect life. In fact, quite often things don’t go to plan; take our little jaunt out towards Banbury a couple of weeks ago. Unusually, we both had some spare

Walk for Babies with The Lullaby Trust

Walk for Babies with The Lullaby Trust

One of the best things about being a blogger is that you never know what opportunities are going to come your way. I was already feeling motivated this year, especially after being named as an Ordnance Survey GetOutside Champion, and

The Big Outdoor Bloggers Clean Up

The Big Outdoor Bloggers Clean Up

January can be a tough month. It’s dark, it’s cold, it’s grey and often muddy. Motivating yourself to get outside can be hard. I often find that it helps to have a project or something worthwhile to aim for at

Review: Traveling with Baggage: A Guide for the Hesitant Hiker, Sarah D. Tiedemann

Review: Traveling with Baggage: A Guide for the Hesitant Hiker, Sarah D. Tiedemann

I’m not often (or ever!) asked to review books, however I love reading and so was more than happy to accept when Sarah Tiedemann asked if I would review Traveling with Baggage: A Guide for the Hesitant Hiker. This isn’t a

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