I don’t think there is anything better than getting wrapped up and going out for a walk in the wintertime… I love getting out of my centrally heated house and blowing the cobwebs away with a long walk in the fresh air! And the countryside looks just as beautiful in winter as it does in… Read More Winter Activities: Winter Walking
We spent last weekend in Barton-Upon-Humber (North Lincolnshire, UK) with family and woke up to a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning (although it was a little chilly!). We often go down to the Humber Estuary for a walk but had never been to Far Ings Nature Reserve, so decided we would head down there for a… Read More Walking: Far Ings & The Humber Estuary
It was a mild autumn day and we were visiting my parents in Sheffield and, as they are so close to the beautiful Peak District National Park, it seemed a shame not to head out for a short walk. As we wanted to have a nice pub lunch too, we decided to head to Lathkill… Read More Walking: Lathkill Dale, Peak District National Park
As you’ll know if you are a regular reader of my blog, I’m a big fan of getting out into the great outdoors at every opportunity I get, so when I was asked to write a post on outdoor clothing by Simply Hike I jumped at the chance! Now I love getting out walking, whatever the weather… and,… Read More Wrapping up Warm for Winter!
So here is the next post in my Summer Activities series… As well as swimming, I like to go out walking… and it doesn’t really matter where. I love walking in the countryside and admiring the views but I also like walking round and exploring urban areas too. Walking is a healthy activity that can… Read More Summer Activities: Walking
There’s nothing I enjoy more than getting out and exploring a new place and the best way to do that, in my opinion, is on foot… but what’s wrong with an open top bus tour I hear you ask – surely you get to see more in a short space of time? Well, maybe… I… Read More Exploring on Foot
Craggy, snow-covered peaks, deep lochs and wild landscapes… that’s what most people think of when you mention Scotland’s highland scenery. But so far, my experience had not stretched beyond the big Scottish cities which I had visited for work, so I was desperate to see and experience some of its rugged beauty that I had… Read More Scenic Scotland
If you’ve read some of my previous posts, you will know I love camping and being outdoors generally, so I decided that I should write a short post explaining why I like nothing better than to pack up the car and head out into the countryside with a tent and a gas stove… won’t you… Read More Crazy for Camping!