Places to stay: Skye Wilderness Safari

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

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Exploring the coast with Dorset Tea

All the delights of the Dorset coast: cosy canvas woodland homes, foraging for seaweed and cuppas on the beach with the lovely lot at Dorset Tea.

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Exploring stunning Swansea Bay

A rather magical weekend under canvas on the gorgeous Gower. We went stand-up paddleboarding, swam in the sea and ate very tasty bacon sandwiches with a glorious view. Swansea Bay, I like you.

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Surfing and camping at Caswell Bay

An evening microadventure in the waves and under canvas for BBC Countryfile Magazine with Visit Swansea Bay. Read the full article at Countryfile.com

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Places to stay: cottage fun at Tanners Hatch

Another year, another mad birthday in the woods with my friends. This year we rented the rather wonderful Tanners Hatch in Surrey and played woodland olympics, climbed very tall trees, drank a lot of Fortey’s Homemade Gin (™) and walked…

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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 Cornish coast with photographer Jacob Little. We galloped on the moors, explored windswept cliffs and…

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Places to stay: A little escape to Lyme Regis

Messing about on the Dorset coast with the lovely Lucy. Lyme Regis is a bit of a beauty, all pastel beach huts, glorious fossil-filled beaches and the epic Cobb snaking out to sea. And I successfully ate an oyster for…

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Places to stay: Bluestone, Pembrokeshire

A weekend at the eco-friendly Bluestone National Park Resort, a luxurious base from which to explore Pembrokeshire.

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Places to stay: escaping to the Catskills

For my fifth Malibu #BestSummerEver adventure my friend Bobby and I went roadtripping into the beautiful, bear-filled Catskill mountains in New York State.

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Guest Post: Summer surfing in Peniche, Portugal

The awesome Karina Kold is still living the dream – here she hits the waves in Portugal and shares a day in the life at Peniche Surf Lodge.

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Places to stay: Big Blue Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand

Heading to Thailand this summer? Avoid party islands Koh Samui and Koh Pha-Ngan and head instead to Koh Tao, their chilled out white-sand-and-jungle little brother. This tiny weeny (21 sq km) but bountiful island is surrounded by the crystal clear…

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Places to stay: The Art House, Isle of Skye

This is the Art House, a cosy slice of Scandinavian chic nestled on Skye’s rugged coastline that is filled with good things. Like epic views, a warm welcome and a dog named Watson.

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Places to stay: Borgo Pignano, Tuscany

World, meet somewhere I should probably keep secret – the wonderful Borgo Pignano, a medieval estate turned eco farm nestled in the Tuscan hills.

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Places to stay: Surfing at Mint Surf Morocco

A sunshiney week on the coast at Taghazout, Morocco, staying at Mint Surf, exploring the souks of Agadir and pretending to be in Point Break (but only on the little waves). Read on for my Mint Surf Morocco review.

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Places to stay: Beachcombing in Beer

A wander around the little seaside town of Beer, Devon, which has fishing boats, nice shells and about a gazillion deckchairs. Oh, and maybe the best name ever.

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Places to stay: Principe Delle Neve, Cervinia, Italy

My new series of special places to stay around the world kicks off with the decadent Principe Delle Neve Hotel in Cervinia, the poshest pitstop on the Italian slopes. Shot ski, anyone?

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