How to: use your watch as a compass

A quick but potentially life-saving little tip – your analog watch also works as a compass if you know how to read it. How to…

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The pirates of Prussia Cove, Cornwall in Countryfile Magazine

In the latest issue of BBC Countryfile Magazine I explore Prussia Cove in search of the rather gentlemanly Carter brothers, notorious 18th century smugglers who…

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Finding Fantastic Mr Fox in Countryfile Magazine

“On a hill above a valley there was a wood. In the wood there was a huge tree. Under the tree there was a hole.…

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Interview: Sophie Wilford rode the Mongol Derby

In 2015 veterinary surgeon Sophie Wilford took on the toughest horse race in the world. Modelled on Chinggis Khaan’s postal route across the Mongolian steppes,…

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Sport climbing at Dancing Ledge, Dorset

Another summer, another awesome climbing weekend on the stunning Dorset coast. Gavin, Beren, Pete and I headed to the Isle of Purbeck to conquer some…

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Wild Britain adventures for The Independent

Wild open spaces and adventures off the beaten track are closer than you think – get inspired to go exploring in Britain this winter with…

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Adventures in Kenya

More of my explorations in the Kenyan highlands, including the most beautiful pool I’ve ever swam in, a climb up Hyena Rock, a flower-filled haven…

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Photoblog: an African safari

The first post from my adventures in Kenya this summer – photos from a game drive through the wonderful Oj Pejeta wildlife conservancy. This amazing…

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Interview: pro freeride snowboarder Angelica Sykes

Get seriously inspired by Angelica Sykes, a British pro snowboarder who is tearing up the mountains are a freerider. I first met the lovely Angelica…

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Places to stay: Skye Wilderness Safaris and hiking the Trotternish Ridge

Hiking the Trotternish ridge, eating like kings, sleeping under the stars and getting very wet socks with Skye Wilderness Safaris. Skye Wilderness Safaris review: hiking…

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Horseback combat with Jeep and #Renegadeswanted

For the second of my adventures with Jeep to celebrate their Renegades Wanted campaign I to learnt to shoot arrows from a cantering horse. When…

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Seal snorkelling on Scilly with Jeep and #Renegadeswanted

For the first of my adventures with Jeep to celebrate their Renegades Wanted campaign Jake and I went snorkelling with seals on the gorgeous Isles…

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On the hunt for Poldark’s Cornwall

Hooked on Poldark? Me too. And last week I spent a swashbuckling few days hunting out the gorgeous filming locations from the show on the…

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Outdoor adventures in the Brecon Beacons with Merrell

Trail running, rock climbing and abseiling with Merrell in the Brecon Beacons. They know how to pack a lot of cool stuff into a weekend!

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Interview: Freediving champion Rebecca Coales

Meet diver, yoga instructor and part mermaid Rebecca Coales, a freediving record holder who can swim 587ft under water on a single breath.

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#BestSummerEver part 6: hanging out in New York City

For my final Malibu #BestSummerEver adventure I learnt the death-defying art of flying trapeze in Manhattan. You know, just casually.

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