Review: HJ Hall ProTrek Socks

Review: HJ Hall ProTrek Socks

All walkers know that it is very important to look after your feet. Well-fitting boots that are suited to the terrain are a must, but it is just as important to wear good quality socks as well. If you’re going

Review: TREK 33 LITRE BLACK RUCKSACK

Review: TREK 33 LITRE BLACK RUCKSACK

I was recently offered the chance to review a rucksack from Trespass, the outdoor clothing company, and so took the opportunity to try one out during our recent trip to the Brecon Beacons. I chose a 33 litre bag as

Two Waterfall Trail from Cwm Porth

Two Waterfall Trail from Cwm Porth

Before we headed to Wales, I asked on social media if anyone had any tips for places to visit. One suggestion that caught my eye was the waterfalls near Ystradfellte. I did a little research and came across the ‘Four

Essential Hiking Gear for Beginners

Essential Hiking Gear for Beginners

When setting out for a day hike, there are certain safety essentials that all good hikers should carry.

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

Never Work With Children…

Never Work With Children…

I'm trying to improve my landscape photography skills so headed out to practise. While I was there I thought I'd try and get a decent shot of Finn, however I underestimated how difficult it is photographing a moving, wriggly little boy!

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.

Review: Grisport 'Timber' Walking Boots

Review: Grisport 'Timber' Walking Boots

I used our recent jaunt up to the Peak District to try out a pair of boots that I had been sent from Grisport. I generally tend to shy away from choosing leather boots as I have always assumed that

Thor’s Cave and Wetton Walk

Thor’s Cave and Wetton Walk

It had been so long since we’d been for a proper walk that I was desperate to get out. We tried a few times to make it to the Peak District, but life (and Christmas and the weather) seemed determined