Six awesome active holidays for women

Hey lady. Where are you adventuring this summer? If you’re searching for an active break and the chance to meet a gaggle of new mates…

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Wild camping in Snowdonia and scrambling up Crib Goch

I’m trying to film more of my adventures this year, and while it’s hard to lug my D-SLR along on a bike packing trip or…

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Places to stay: Five cosy winter escapes in Britain

Winter is coming, but just because there’s a nip in the air doesn’t mean you should hibernate under a duvet. Get out and explore the…

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Hiking in the Scottish highlands

A two-day hike through glorious sunshine, driving rain and many a midge cloud in the stunning highlands of Glen Affric.

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Happy 2017!

Here’s to a 2017 full of travel in magical places, hiking to wild spaces and camping with good mates.

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Wild swimming at the Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye

Take a dip somewhere a little bit magic – the Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye. Crystal clear icy water flows from the foot of the…

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Sailing at Cowes Week with Sunsail

Ahoy, sailor! Ever been tempted by the call of the high seas? I headed to Cowes Week with Sunsail to experience the fact-paced pleasures of…

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Discover Poldark’s Cornwall – locations and stories

Drama, danger, romance, passion – the wild coasts, moors and mines of Cornwall fuel the beating heart of Poldark. As a new series of the…

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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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