This month’s theme from ‘Outdoor Bloggers’ is a topic that is very close to my heart. I firmly believe that the outdoors should be accessible for everyone, regardless of where you live. I’ve mentioned this before when exploring my local town and finding new places to visit. But this […]
We were blessed with a couple of days of gorgeous weather last week and, rather fortunately, these coincided with my days off. Luke was also craving some fresh air after being cooped up in his study for what seemed like weeks, so we headed to Fineshade Woods near Corby. We’ve […]
It was my hen weekend last week and my lovely sister had lined up a fantastic time for me. I’d had no idea what was planned, but we spent a day just outside the gorgeous Clumber Park enjoying a relaxing time at a spa hotel. It was so nice […]
If you’ve ever suffered from blisters, you’ll know just how debilitating they can be. We put some anti blister liner socks to the test to see if they lived up to the hype.
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 to the effort of wearing decent walking boots, […]
Our recent trip to Wales entailed a lot of firsts for me. It was my first trip to the Brecon Beacons, my first time walking in Wales and also my first Airbnb experience. It was a bit of a step into the unknown on all counts, but it […]
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 I needed to trade up from my small […]
I was recently asked by Wet Wednesdays if I would like to try out a set of waterproofs for Finn. It seemed particularly serendipitous as we were off to Wales for a short break, and as we all know, it always rains in Wales. Except it didn’t. Not at all. Not […]
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 Falls Walk’. There are several variations on this […]
When setting out for a day hike, there are certain safety essentials that all good hikers should carry.