July is the best time to pick sweet-smelling elderflower blossoms, and this easy-to-make cordial makes perfect summery cocktails or a homemade present. Lazy summer days were made for foraging walks. If you come across an elderflower bush, pick a basketful…

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We’re all going on a summer holiday – pack your bags with these travel-friendly treats, including my go-to carry-on suitcase, comfy flats, sporty sunglasses and the best smelling insect repellent ever.   Summer travel favourites Delsey Caumartin suitcase, £149 from…

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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 learn to savour hours of balmy sunshine. Tick off some of my favourite outdoor escapes…

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“You don’t have to be rich to travel well,” noted travel writer Eugene Fodor. Wise words. Get more bang for your buck with one of the brilliant weekend adventures across Britain I’ve chosen for RedBull Adventure – they all cost…

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A long weekend in one of my favourite places on the planet – St Anton in Austria, where wild flowers and pine trees cover the green hills, where the air is fresh and where the locals really like beer and…

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Camping newbie? Whether you’re taking a carful of kids to Europe or headed to your first festival, learn your guy ropes from your glamping with Halfords’ ultimate camping guide.

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Sunny meadows, secret coves, sleepy fishing villages, pasties to stuff in your face – Cornwall was made for proper summer camping adventures, just like the ones you went on as a little’un. Pack a tent and a surfboard and spend…

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Missed out on Glastonbury tickets? Or feeling the pinch and want the outdoors experience for less? These beauties are the finest fests in the land, all for under 100 squids, chosen and (on the whole) personally experienced by me. Book…

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