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

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

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

Family Friendly Lake District Walks

Family Friendly Lake District Walks

The last time we went to the Lake District I was pregnant, so we’d been eager to return with Finn for ages. We finally managed to fit in a family camping trip last week and, despite the fact we couldn’t do

My Top Outdoor Apps

My Top Outdoor Apps

I did think twice before writing this post. After all, one of the best things about spending time outdoors is getting away from the screens that often seem to dominate modern life. I spend far too much time on the

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Boots

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Boots

As any outdoor adventurer will tell you, your hiking boots can make or break you. If your boots don’t fit correctly or are not the right kind of boot for the terrain, both your comfort and enjoyment levels plummet. It’s therefore essential that

West Runton Beach, Norfolk

West Runton Beach, Norfolk

One of the highlights of our recent trip to Norfolk was a morning at West Runton Beach. We parked in the car park on Water Lane (NR27 9QP) which costs £2.50 for the day. There are also public toilets and