Places to stay: New Inn Brilley, South Wales

Is this one of the last quirky corners of Wales? It feels rather like it when you open the gate to New Inn Brilley and…

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Places to stay: Eco Retreats, Snowdonia, Wales

Review: Eco Retreats yurts, north Wales Feeling the need for a big dose of wild woods, big mountains, fresh air and very little else? Eco…

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One Last Breath – safer wild swimming in Wales

Fancy a cooling dip this summer? Learn where is and isn’t safe to swim with Welsh Water’s One Last Breath campaign and then take a…

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Greentraveller’s guide to the protected landscapes of Wales

I had a blast helping Greentraveller to create these beautiful new video guides to each of Wales’ eight protected landscapes (that’s Anglesey, Gower, the Brecon…

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Competition: win a Berghaus rucksack full of goodies with Visit Wales

Have you packed for Wales? Win a Berghaus rucksack full of outdoorsy goodies (including a sports camcorder) from Visit Wales to help you escape on…

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The best surfing beaches in Wales

I absolutely, utterly and completely love surfing. I should quickly make it clear that this does not mean I am GOOD at surfing: I spend…

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Wild swimming stays – 11 glamping spots and cabins with swims on the doorstep

A swim and a stay makes the perfect summer escape. Spend your days splashing about in Britain’s most beautiful lakes, rivers and coves and your…

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The adventurous guide to Swansea Bay

“Gower is a very beautiful peninsula… as a matter of fact, it is one of the loveliest sea-coast stretches in the whole of Britain.” Dylan…

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Ten of the best adventure campsites in the UK

Fancy a night under canvas coupled with a day of exploring some of the most amazing landscapes in the UK? My favourite adventure campsites in…

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How literature can inspire your travels and adventures

How inspiring travel books can change the way you travel forever When I think about the joy of reading, I remember Roald Dahl’s Matilda, and…

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First steps – trail running for beginners

Human beings were never designed to run on tarmac. Perhaps, then, it’s natural that many runners swap pavements for wild places by taking up trail…

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Video: Wild Weekends in the Brecon Beacons with Ellis Brigham

Wild autumn adventures in the Brecon Beacons “When I need to escape for a weekend I always head to the Brecon Beacons National Park in…

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Try one thing: 10 outdoor challenges that might just change your life

John Burroughs said it best: “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” if you’re feeling…

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My Lighthouse guide to coastal adventures in Britain

Dreaming of a summer of salty sea air and sand between your toes? You need my guide to planning and packing for coastal adventures on…

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Climbing For Beginners: Why you should hit the wall

Guest blogger Charlotte Clark on the delights of rock climbing for beginners, and why this is the perfect confidence-building sport for women of all abilities.…

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The outdoorsy girl’s guide to a weekend in Hay-on-Wye

Ready to fall in love with Hay-On-Wye? This magical market town in Wales makes the perfect weekend base for both brave and bookish adventures. Hay…

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