Competition: win a Berghaus rucksack full of goodies with Visit Wales

Have you packed for Wales? Win a Berghaus rucksack full of outdoorsy goodies (including a sports camcorder) from Visit Wales to help you escape on a Welsh adventure this summer.

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On the hunt for Poldark’s Cornwall

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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Spring things in Cornwall

Spring things in Cornwall

Messing about in the gardens of the gorgeous Rose In Vale, in St Agnes, in cosy layers and the prettiest stompy boots ever.
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Hardworking staples from Engelbert Strauss

Hardworking staples from Engelbert Strauss

Engelbert Strauss make durable and comfortable work and outdoor clothing that’s less for lumberjack-wannabes like me and more for, you know, actual lumberjacks. Anyway, …
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The best summer outdoor footwear for every sport

The best summer outdoor footwear for every sport

Weather you’re planning a season of rock climbing or rock pooling, it’s worth investing now in the right kicks for all your sunshiny …
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A love letter to Lexie

A love letter to Lexie

Lexie is strong, Lexie is beautiful, Lexie is always ready to hit the road with me and have an adventure. Oh, and Lexie is my&…
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The best trail running kit for women

The best trail running kit for women

Up epic hills, down coastal paths, falling over a lot into bogs – I love trail running, but it takes tough gear to withstand an…
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Competition: win a rad snowsports holiday with RocketSki

Competition: win a rad snowsports holiday with RocketSki

Win a fantastic snowsports holiday with RocketSki by sharing your favourite #talesfromtheslopes with them on Facebook.
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Review: Target Dry Xtreme Element men’s jacket

Review: Target Dry Xtreme Element men’s jacket

Intrepid TV director Ben Anderson reviews Target Dry’s Xtreme Element hiking jacket, £104.95, on the Cornish coast.
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Snowboarding with Aimee Fuller at the UE Megaboom launch

Snowboarding with Aimee Fuller at the UE Megaboom launch

Learning to snowboard with Aimee Fuller at the Ultimate Ears megaboom launch. That’s right, sometimes I party with the cool kids.
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Urban outdoor adventures

Urban outdoor adventures

Fancy swimming in the shadow of Kings Cross, hiking in the skies of New York or surfing in the middle of Munich? It’s all …
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Barbour people – meet artist Emily

Barbour people – meet artist Emily

Barbour have launched a series of videos showcasing the stories of creative people around Britain. Meet Emily, who creates beautiful artwork of the people she&…
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Merino base layers from Finisterre

Merino base layers from Finisterre

I’m a long-time fan of cold water surf brand Finisterre, makers of sumptuous merino layers like this Zephyr hoodie (£60) and leggings (£40), perfect for…
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Photoblog: Skiing in Alpe D’Huez

Photoblog: Skiing in Alpe D’Huez

Some snaps from the French Alps, featuring angelic gogo dancers, failed human caterpillars and lots of lovely powder.
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Review: Adidas Terrex Climaheat Ice jacket

Review: Adidas Terrex Climaheat Ice jacket

Keep the outdoors #openallwinter with Adidas’ new Climaheat range of insulated layers and down jackets, designed to keep you warm in extreme conditions. I’ve …
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Mary Spender’s Fugitive music video on the Cornish coast

Mary Spender’s Fugitive music video on the Cornish coast

My very talented mate Mary‘s latest music video is out and it’s a beaut, full of sunshine and seal spotting on the Cornish …
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