Wild Camping

Wild camping (not camping on an official campsite) is a great experience, and can be the basis of a fantastic family adventure. Not sure? Here are some tips to make your first trip an enjoyable adventure. Top 3 reasons for family wildcamping: New experiences – Walking in to somewhere and finding your ideal pitch, exploring… More Wild Camping

Top 7 Ways To Use the Countryside As Your Playground

Today’s kids spend too much time indoors, either watching TV or playing with their electronic devices. They’re not getting enough exercise, and they’re not learning how to spend quiet, contemplative moments in nature. So if you’re looking for ways to get your kids out into nature more often, here are seven ways to use the… More Top 7 Ways To Use the Countryside As Your Playground

Adventures R Us

When I asked my 10-year-old and my 8-year-old, separately, what they think we are like as a family, they both said with a smile, ‘We often go for walks.’ In their view, going outside is who we are as a family. Here are five reasons this outdoorsy lifestyle is so important to us. Time well spent… More Adventures R Us

A Walking Adventure

Going on an adventure doesn’t have to begin when you step in to a jungle or climb up a mountain. An adventure can start at home, from the moment you step outside your front door. As Bilbo Baggins once said, “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and… More A Walking Adventure

How a Free Weekend Changed My Life

In 2014 I had a weekend to myself. Instead of going to a spa, I went to a hiking shop, bought a pair of boots, some waterproof clothes and a map, then headed off for the North Yorkshire coast. Even though there were amber warnings for gale force winds and rain, I decided to walk… More How a Free Weekend Changed My Life