Bank holiday fun at National Trust Formby Beach

It’s not often that a bank holiday Monday is combined with a decent weather forecast and glorious sunshine. The children were desperate to go to a beach and build sand castles. We usually head to Yorkshire’s east coast, choosing either Filey or Whitby, but wanted something different this time. We’ve recently become National Trust members…

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Loving this Spring!

A place to share with you what I’m currently loving this Spring, either things I’ve bought, come across or been given that I think deserve a shout out. First of all, has to be the Craghoppers Kiwi prolite stretch trousers which retail for about £50. I love these so much they got their own review…

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Craghoppers Kiwi Prolite stretch trousers review

I’m in love, in love with a pair of trousers! The Outdoor Bloggers weekend was not only an opportunity to meet other outdoor bloggers, but also to talk kit and everything outdoors with like-minded people. I was interested to see what cool kit the other bloggers had, and we talked about what we liked wearing. Interestingly,…

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Scandal: Outdoor Bloggers spotted walking to a pub!

Outdoor Bloggers Weekend – North Yorkshire I’m back from my first Outdoor Bloggers weekend which recently took place near Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire. A child free weekend, camping in a Bumble Bus, with walks, quizzes and chats with like-minded outdoorsy people. I’ve followed other outdoor blogger’s in awe of their adventures up mountains (and falling…

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A Bumble About in North Yorkshire

When I told my Husband, we were camping for an Outdoor Bloggers weekend there was a look of dismay that briefly crossed his face. Our tent hadn’t survived the last camping trip and we had a weekend with rain and gale force winds, re-pegging in the middle of the night. It wasn’t fun. I did however…

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Yorkshire Walks: a walk around Scar House Reservoir

We have enjoyed lovely walks at some of Yorkshire Water’s reservoirs including Swinsty and Fewston. I was pleased to hear that as the second largest landowner in Yorkshire, Yorkshire Water is currently working hard to enhance its access across some of the most scenic reservoir’s, allowing all users to visit and enjoy these tranquil countryside…

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