Horse riding across Dartmoor

Giddyingup on a ride across Dartmoor on a gorgeous quarter horse called Fred. I met a proper cowboy and everything. Then I wrote about it for Countryfile.com.

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Mary goes cycling in Catalonia

My wonderful and bike-mad mate Mary Spender took a five day cycle trip through Catalonia. Here’s her diary from her time exploring this beautiful part of Northern Spain on two wheels, including pristine beaches, tasty treats and, um, kissing lion…

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Stunting to the limit with Dell Technology

Fancy raising your adrenaline levels over your lunchbreak? Watch Finnish adrenaline junkies StuntFreaksTeam perform incredible feats and then edit them into a stunning action video using Dell Technology.

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Wild swimming around the world

In my third travel column for The Independent I’ve rounded up some of the world’s most beautiful and unusual swimming spots, from Thai waterfalls (modelled here by the lovely Flo) to Melanesian forest pools and Mexican bat caves. Read the…

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My Autumn Edit for 2015

Ahh autumn, the time of mists, mellow fruitfulness and really great jumpers. I am unashamedly in love with all of the season’s sparkler-waving, pumpkin-carving, fire-warming cliches – after all, is there anything more British than a chilly woodland walk followed…

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Standup paddleboarding on the Thames

I’ve found the dream way to get about in busy London – paddling along the Thames. Last week I spent a fantastic day with my mates at Tenderstem® and a gang of active girls trying out standup paddleboarding on the…

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Riding around the Black Mountains

Abergavenny to Hay on Wye and back with the dream cycling team. We took pony selfies, conquered the Gospel Pass and ate our weight in jelly babies.

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Cooking with Tenderstem® in the great outdoors

I’ve teamed up with wonder vegetable Tenderstem® and the lovely Josh of the Guyrope Gourmet to create a set of easy recipes that celebrate al fresco eating in the beautiful British countryside. If you’re after no-fuss, fresh and healthy food…

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How to: Make foraged blackberrry and apple mini pies

If you’ve been as obsessed with picking the glut of blackberries currently growing down country lanes as I have, these cute mini pies are the perfect way to use them up.

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Review: Teva Terra FI Lite walking sandals from SportsShoes

My Teva Terra walking sandals, £29.99 from SportsShoes, have been out on many an adventure with me this summer, and I am a big big fan. Dad sandals are officially cool now, you know.

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Get off the beaten track with Tracker

To mark 30 years fuelling adventures in the great outdoors Tracker have teamed up with athlete James Cracknell and the Woodland Trust to get you off the beaten track and out in the woods.

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My active travel column in The Independent

For my second adventure column for the The Independent I’ve hunted out incredible trips combining active travel with wildlife encounters, from swimming with whale sharks in Mozambique to hiking up to see gorillas in Uganda’s Impenetrable Forest. Read my full…

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Review: Grisport’s Typhoon walking boots

Grisport’s bright and bold Typhoon, £49, proves a decent entry-level walking boot that’s pocket friendly too.

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Inspiring women at the Adventure Travel Film Festival

What are you up to this weekend? If you find yourself in London town then you should head straight for the Adventure Travel Film Festival. Some seriously inspiring ladies are in the lineup, speaking and showing groundbreaking films about their…

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#TaketoThailand to win a luxury escape

Moped adventures along the coast, diving with rainbow-coloured fish off Koh Tao, exploring bustling Bangkok… Thailand is definitely one of my all-time favourite countries to travel to. Fancy your own Asian adventure? Flight Centre and Tourism Thailand are giving away…

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Learning to sail in the British Virgin Islands

In May I took to the turquoise waves of the Caribbean with the lovely lot from Girls For Sail for a week of dolphin spotting, plentiful rum and pirate lore. Here’s the story of our voyage around the magical British…

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