Category: Activities

Best Books of 2020

This year there has been plenty of time for reading some books and I’ve loved making some down time to switch off and relax without technology. I’ve really enjoyed these 9 books ranging from nature exploration to inspiration for walks as well as some emotional rollercoasters. This book was one of my childhood favourites, I…

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Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) was one of the best things I ever did. This programme really instilled my love of the outdoors and opened up many opportunities for me, many of which I’m still involved with now. What is DofE? According to the DofE website: A life-changing experience. A fun time with friends. An opportunity…

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North Coast 500 (and some)

So last month we were lucky enough to shoot off to Scotland on the motorbikes to enjoy touring the North Coast 500 and other areas of Scotland. The North Coast 500 is a scenic route around the north coast of Scotland roughly 516 miles long, which starts and ends at Inverness Castle. The route is also known as the NC500 and was…

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The Great British Week of Sport

The Great British Week of Sport will celebrate the power that sport and activity has on our physical, mental and social wellbeing. The celebration will take place from Saturday 19 September to Sunday 27 September, are you ready to get involved? I will be getting involved, both as a Get Outside Champion for Ordnance Survey…

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Wilder Ways

How do you explore and adventure when you’re on holiday? I always end up on a horse somewhere to see the area through the ears. In 2017 I enjoyed a ride exploring Argyll’s Secret Coast with friends with a trek led by Nikki and Cara from Wilder Ways. Our group was made to feel comfortable…

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What an exciting week

What a week I’ve had! Since lockdown set in my life has been pretty predictable and boring just walking the dogs, working full time and keeping the house in order. But this week I finally got out and about again and spiced up my weekly routine. I signed up to Alex Ward’s first photo walk,…

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Podcasts

The new norm of working from home means many of us are turning to podcasts to keep us entertained or to keep us focused at work. I’ve discovered loads of podcasts to keep me occupied, from comedy to outdoors chat shows but here I’ll give you my top 5 podcasts. The Outdoors Fix hosted by…

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