Make the most of the beautiful countryside Britain has to offer without blowing your budget by planning a short break using our top tips.
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 this year. I would like to do more, […]
When I was young the only way to get around was on my faithful bike. I would often visit my friends in nearby villages or go for rides with my family. I’m very keen that when Finn gets a bit older he will have his own bike. In […]
This isn’t a ‘how to’ post, more of a why. Anyone who reads The Helpful Hiker knows that I often rely on my partner Luke to take the photos that appear in my blog. I am working on my own skills, but I’m still a novice. It has […]
Last week we were all feeling a bit under the weather. Finn had bought a cold home from nursery and, although he was fine, me and Luke were feeling a bit ropey. It was one of those days where I could have happily snuggled under the duvet all […]
There are so many options for the perfect camping breakfast. Here are a couple of my favourites.
I’ve started collating the best social media hashtags to help connect all outdoor lovers.
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!
Want to take your baby or toddler camping but unsure about bedding? Well here’s a few ideas to make your trip go smoothly and ensure everyone gets a good night’s sleep.
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.