Places to stay: Portmeirion village, Snowdonia

A weekend escape to the quirky charms of Portmeirion village, a wonderfully odd architectural gem which is perfectly positioned on the glorious coast of Snowdonia.

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Review: Odlo Blackcomb Evolution winter base layers

I’ve been tearing around the Austrian pistes and the Welsh mountains in Odlo’s Blackcomb Evolution range of winter sport underwear, partly made from recyclable materials.…

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Discover Gower in Winter

“Gower is a very beautiful peninsula, some miles from this blowsy town… As a matter of fact it is one of the loveliest sea-coast stretches…

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Places to stay: A stay with Brecon Cottages in Talybont-On-Usk

A totally charming weekend at Groves Cottage in Talybont-On-Usk, one of Brecon Cottages’ handpicked places to stay in the National Park. We curled up by…

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Inspiring women at the Adventure Travel Film Festival

What are you up to this weekend? If you find yourself in London town then you should head straight for the Adventure Travel Film Festival.…

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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…

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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: Bluestone, Pembrokeshire

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

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7 great British surfing beaches

Frosty green waves, ominous grey skies and wearing a jumper underneath your wetsuit – it’s British surfing season again. Here are seven of the best…

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The best long distance cycle routes in Britain

Part two of my collab with Sustrans to send you on your merry cycling way on the best long distance cycle routes in Britain. Once…

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Best autumn country walks

From bracing cliff hikes to autumn leaf-stomping riverside strolls, there’s no shortage of appealing places ramble about in this autumn. Lace up your boots, whack…

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My pick of the best camping books

My pick of the top camping titles just in time for a summer of sleeping under stars and canvas, including essential info on where to…

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Ten best international festivals

Missed out on a Glasto ticket? Eschew mud and rain in favour of beaches, sunshine and some seriously good tunes at one of the world’s…

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A little outdoors inspiration

The lovely Elizabeth Grant rounds up some fun and easy ways to get outdoors this summer.

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Guest post: The UK’s Best Rock Climbing Spots

There’s some spectacular scenery that’s ideal for rock climbing in the United Kingdom, and wherever you live in Britain, you’re sure to have some fantastic…

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Five breathtaking views from around the Great British Isles

Countryside fan James Agate rounds up the most beautiful vistas in the UK for your viewing pleasure. If you’re looking for stunning views and breathtaking…

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