BOOKS AND COURSES

BOOKS AND COURSES FROM THE GIRL OUTDOORS xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx TAKE MY ADVENTURE WRITING AND BLOGGING COURSE Do you dream of working as an adventure writer or…

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The best wild swimming spots near London

Escape from the hustle and bustle of the capital with a peaceful dip at one of the best spots for wild swimming near London. These…

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Five easy campfire recipes

Even if you venture no further than your back garden, cooking something delicious over a campfire or a fire pit is the perfect way to…

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Go local – how adventures close to home can make us happy

The joy of local adventures Welcome to the wonderful world on your doorstep. When you think of adventure, your mind probably flits straight to far-off…

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10 summer evening adventures to take this week

Long summer evenings were made for adventures. Forget all about your busy working day and savour the remaining hours of balmy sunshine by ticking off…

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10 country walks less than an hour from central London

Yearning to escape the capital? Grab your hiking boots and go searching for bracing sea air, secret bluebell woods and trails steeped in history on…

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Review: Montane trail running kit

Montane trail running kit review Montane‘s innovative, hard-wearing outdoor clothing has always been designed with lightweight endurance adventures in mind, and their Via Trail collection…

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The best wild swimming spots near Bristol

Desperate for a dip? Head to one of my five favourite wild swimming spots less than an hour away from Bristol. From tranquil river swims…

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Twelve tips for wild camping beginners

How to go wild camping: wild camping tips beginners Dreaming of sleeping wild but not sure where to start when you’re away from the safety…

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Video: Wild swimming safety tips

Swim in safety in rivers, pools and the ocean safely by following some key advice in my new wild swimming safety tips video. Whenever summer…

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Video: How to paint your surfboard | Custom spray paint tutorial

Spray painting a surfboard is simple and lets you create infinitely customisable designs – no more plain white board! Here’s my guide to cleaning and…

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Planning future adventures with Komoot

If there’s one silver lining to being at home right now, it’s having plenty of time to plan all the cross-country hikes, long-distance cycles and…

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Places to Stay: Ditchling Cabin, Sussex, with Canopy & Stars

Pack your swimsuit and swap the real world for a cabin on the water.Ditchling Cabin, set on the edge of its own lake in the…

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Places to stay: An escape to the island of Eilean Shona, Scotland

Let’s escape to Neverland. “A wild rocky romantic island it is too”, J.M Barrie wrote of it. “it almost taketh the breath away to find…

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101 outdoor inspired activities to do at home

Welcome to the great indoors. Ready to get busy? My list of 101 outdoor and adventure-inspired activities that you can do at home is here…

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How to start running: turn yourself into a runner

Grab your trainers – it’s time to make tracks. If you’ve never run for anything more than a bus before, marathon runner and all-round amazing…

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