Exploring the South West Coast Path with Beach Retreats

I must go down to the sea again – to walk the gorgeous South West Coast Path. I spent a sunny weekend exploring the trail…

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British foraging favourites to find in autumn

The countryside is full of edible goodies all year round – you just have to know how to seek them out. My favourite autumn finds…

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Escaping to the forest with Woodland Women

If you’re feeling the need to escape outdoors and reconnect with the natural world, try a day as a Woodland Woman in the forests of…

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10 summer evening adventures to take this week

Long summer evenings were made for little adventures. It’s time to stop seeing the working week as something to get through, (‘Hump Day’: ICK) and…

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Recipe: brilliant wild garlic bread

I noticed on a cycle a few days ago that the wild garlic is starting to spring up. It’s the perfect find for a foraging…

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Recipe: foraged rosehip tea

Rosehips are abundant in British hedgerows in autumn and early winter, and are easily recognisable – fat, bright red buds with spiky black ends. They…

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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…

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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…

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Wilderness survival: how to survive in the wilderness

My guide to Bear Grylls-style skills for the next time you get lost in the woods. Because, you know, your iPhone might not have any…

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How to: go foraging in Dublin, an illustrated guide

A vibrant city may seem an unlikely place to go foraging, but if you know where to look, Dublin’s bursting with edible goodies. So Visit…

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Interview with foraging expert Fergus Drennan

We chat to Fergus Drennan, of fantastic foraging blog Wild Man Wild food, about eating frogspawn, living off the fat of the land and life…

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Recipe: foraged wild nettle soup

This weekend I decided to practise what I preached earlier on in this blog by going out foraging, also known as ‘seeing what wild goodies…

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