Review: Hanwag Aotea Gore-Tex winter boots

Expensive they may me (at a quite eye-watering £195.41) but you get what you pay for with the rugged, waterproof and fantastically comfortable Aotea GTX®…

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Workshop: how to become a travel writer

Ever fancied becoming a travel writer? I’m running a workshop in Bristol on March 6th for budding outdoor adventure journalists and bloggers keen to use…

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The active girl’s guide to Cuba

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Competition: win a mystery adventure haul worth £200

Fancy some shiny new stuff for spring? I’ve acquired a lot of gear in my kit cupboard over the past few years, so I’ve decided…

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Starting 2018 in the great outdoors with #Berghausfirstfoot

I started 2018 in proper outdoors fashion by taking on Berghaus’ #Berghausfirstfoot challenge – 10,000 steps (5 miles) of hiking on the first day of…

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Review: Sorel Cozy Joan snow boot from Ellis Brigham

Wondering what to wear on your feet in the dark bitter days of winter? I’ve been out in rain and snow testing out Sorel’s Cozy…

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Competition: Win an Outwell Lawndale 5-man tent from Outdoor World UK

Busy planning outdoor adventures for spring? How about a gorgeous five man tent to fit all your mates in? I’m giving away a fantastic Outwell Lawndale…

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Walk: Porth Chapel to St Agnes coast path, Cornwall

This easy to follow walk (it also makes a great trail run) takes in one of my favourite stretches of the Cornish coast path and…

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Ten outdoorsy challenges for 2018

I don’t massively subscribe to the ‘new year, new you’ bollocks that gets bandied about every January but I do believe in setting myself a…

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Snow day crafts and recipes

Let it snow! Woken up to a magical winter landscape outside? Wrap up and head outdoors to play with my snow craft ideas for big…

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Interview: adventurous filmmaker Jen Randall

I’m very excited about this one: an interview with the uber-inspiring Jen Randall, multi award-winning filmmaker and the lady behind the lens of The Bothy…

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Winter cycling: essential tips and kit

A touch of frost in the air is no reason not to get on your bike. Just get prepared properly to make sure you stay…

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Review: Fjallraven Räven jacket from Taunton Leisure

My latest review is of a wear-anywhere light jacket from one of my favourite brands – Fjallraven’s Räven jacket from Taunton Leisure, £99. First designed…

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Sponsored Post: Five ways to get outside with your gang

Gathering up a gaggle of mates can feel like herding cats, but it’s definitely all worth the effort when everyone finally makes it to the…

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Review: Montane Phoenix jacket

Is your winter wardrobe missing a great padded mid-layer? Montane’s Phoenix, £140, might be the answer – this versatile and adventure-ready jacket is comfortable, water-resistant…

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The great outdoorsy Christmas gift guide 2017

‘Tis the season to be jolly! And to give these lovely presents to your outdoors-mad friends and family. This year my gift guide has a…

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