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

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

5 Reasons I love getting outdoors in the winter

5 Reasons I love getting outdoors in the winter

Just because the days are getting shorter and colder, there’s no excuse for hibernating over winter. It’s a fantastic time to head outdoors and here’s why: I think we’re very lucky in Britain with our distinct seasons, each one has

A Family Walk in Badby Woods

A Family Walk in Badby Woods

Yesterday we had a lovely walk around Badby Woods. It’s a beautiful spot and we really enjoyed a bit of family time. We’re lucky in that Finn loves going in the carrier, and pretty much laughs the whole time! Since

How to keep warm when walking (or camping!)

How to keep warm when walking (or camping!)

As the weather has taken a decidedly cooler turn, I thought it would be a great opportunity to write about the right outdoor clothes to wear to stay warm and comfortable. I have mentioned this briefly before and always state

A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

Recently it’s been a bit busy and stressful in our house, so Luke and I were determined to really enjoy this week. Luckily, the weather has continued to be fantastic and, as I love Autumn, this has proved to be

Nene Way Challenge Part 2: Weedon & Flore

Nene Way Challenge Part 2: Weedon & Flore

See Part 1 here. To the outsider this might not look like the most exciting leg of the Nene Way. It’s certainly not the most scenic or interesting bit, but I’ve been looking forward to this stretch and I wasn’t

Nene Way Challenge Part 1: Badby to Little Everdon

Nene Way Challenge Part 1: Badby to Little Everdon

So after setting myself a little challenge to walk as much of the 110 mile Nene Way as possible over the coming months,  I finally completed the first leg. It was a modest start, I managed 3 miles starting in the

How to Hike Solo with a Baby

How to Hike Solo with a Baby

I was adamant that after the baby came along we’d still go out walking like we used to. Well, in truth I haven’t got out as much as I anticipated, one of the reasons is that I am always waiting

Nene Way: My Autumn/Winter Challenge!

Nene Way: My Autumn/Winter Challenge!

For a while now I’ve wanted to take on a long distance path. I have often dreamt of tackling an iconic walk, such as the Pennine Way or (after our holiday this Summer) the entire South West Coastal path. However,