Win a gorgeous campervan with FatFace

The fab folk at FatFace have launched a rather glorious competition to celebrate their 25th! Fancing winning Jim? He’s a shiny blue campervan looking for…

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Festival style, hair and beauty inspiration

My very nice festival style guide to what pretty things you should put on your head and your feet and your face at a festival,…

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Five amazing Vietnamese experiences

Go diving with rainbows of fish, climb above lush jungles, sleep on floating junkets or just cuddle a water buffalo – whatever you feel like…

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Nass Action Sports and Music festival 2013

I seriously can’t wait for NASS, the white-knuckle ride of a festival that focuses on skate, BMX and rad music, to return on the 11-13…

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My pick of the best new outdoors kit

Things I love from the world of outdoors gear. Because I get excited by words like ‘neoprene’ and phrases like ‘sweat-wicking action’.

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Princes play polo

I spent yesterday at Beaufort Polo Club watching Prince Harry (in yellow) and Prince William (in blue) dashingly hit things with sticks. And we stepped…

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Urban meets rural on the New York High Line

The lovely Peter Walker writes for The Girl Outdoors on the High Line, a rural paradise suspended high above the bustling city that is New…

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How to: organise your own festival, with Rebecca Cork of Honeywoods Camping

Get inspired by my new girl hero, the rather amazing Rebecca Cork of Honeywoods Camping. She chucked in her day job to set up a…

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How to: boulder, by UK champion Shauna Coxsey for Adidas

If you’ve ever fancied chalking up your fingers and teaching your body to defy gravity, watch inspiring UK champ Shauna Coxsey talk about her love…

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Hunter wisteria wellingtons go wild swimming

Hunter wisteria wellingtons the colour of icecream were made for elderflower picking, cow befriending, buttercup stomping and wild swimming at one of my favourite places,…

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Review: Jack Wolfskin Flyweight jacket

Jack Wolfskin Flyweight jacket review: I love outdoors kit you can boast about. “Dude, you think your jacket is light? Mine weighs half as much…

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Five kid-friendly Cornish bike trails

Cornwall’s a bit nice isn’t it? There’s surfing and sunshine and pasties. It’s the stuff bucket-and-spade-holidays were made for. My favourite thing of all to…

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Interview with adventurer Sean Conway on Swimming Britain

Sean Conway interview: A speedy chat with the rather epic Sean Conway, who this summer will attempt to become the first person to swim round…

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Review: Target Dry Emily Parka

The latest addition to my ever-growing collection of nifty little waterproof numbers is the gorgeous Emily (£68.95) from Target Dry, which I have been wearing…

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The best new outdoors books on… surfing

The loveliest books for water babies on how to surf, where to surf and (my favourite part) what to eat afterwards. Guaranteed to make you…

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The best new outdoors books on… cycling

Whether you’re a hardcore cycling commuter (like me, screw you lorry drivers!), a muddy mountain bike enthusiast or just fancy knowing a fixie from a…

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