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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Wild swimming at Hampstead Ladies’ Pond, London

The calming joy of wild swimming at Hampstead Ladies’ Pond “WOMEN ONLY. Men not allowed beyond this point” proclaimed the little gate that lead to…

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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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Get on your bike – how cycling makes you happier

How cycling makes you happier “Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling”, wrote James E. Starrs, and I would agree. I’m not sure it’s possible to be…

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Favourite must-read travel and outdoor books

A little stuck for inspiration for your next adventure? Stuff your rucksack with these wonderful travel and outdoor books, guaranteed to make you laugh, cry…

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Review: Haglofs L.I.M waterproof jacket

Hiking, climbing and exploring in Haglof’s fantastic all-rounder, the L.I.M waterproof jacket for men and women, £220. Haglofs L.I.M jacket review Product description: “Minimalistic and…

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Green travel: how to plan eco-friendly adventures

Now that more of us than ever are travelling far and wide and transport is responsible for 22 percent of the globe’s emissions, it’s high…

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Places to stay: Soul and Surf Retreat, Sri Lanka

Leave your shoes at the door – a week of living barefoot at Soul and Surf‘s Sri Lankan retreat will calm your mind and whip…

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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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Review: Haglofs Grym Evo Jacket

Hiking come hell or high water in Haglofs’ excellent Grym Evo jacket, a waterproof marvel that’s proven to be well worth its £310 price tag.…

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Video: Travel And Outdoor Health And Beauty Essentials

Hello! Want to see me pull some really weird faces and sniff Sudocrem? Watch my new video – my essential travel and outdoor health and…

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Review: Acai Chino Hiking Trousers

These trousers are meant for walking. I hiked up a storm (and in plenty of storms) in the new Acai Chino Roll Up Trousers, £66…

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Trekking and sailing the Scottish Hebrides with Mammut Mountain School

Welcome aboard the good ship Zuza. Mammut Mountain School‘s sailing yacht makes the perfect movable adventure base for hiking the remote Hebridean islands of Scotland.…

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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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Meet Acai Activewear’s perfect summer hiking shorts

Sponsored post in collaboration with Acai Activewear Adventures in Acai Activewear Summer Hiking Shorts Meet your new favourite shorts for forays into the great outdoors.…

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My backpacking packing list: What to pack for your next backpacking trip

Packing for a backpacking trip can be a complicated endeavour, but my handy backpacking packing list will walk you through the absolute essentials to invest…

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