Review of the Cool Hammocks Travel Hammock Set

How does an afternoon lazing around in a hammock, surrounded by the wonderful woodland you’ve walked to, only the sounds of birdsong and a slight rustle of the trees in the breeze sound? Pretty relaxing right?! Well, it wasn’t quite as I set the scene. The kids could actually be heard squabbling about who might…

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Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience

I was gutted to miss the press night at Lotherton Hall for their Christmas Experience, but we were kindly given a press pass for another day to visit. We’ve visited Lotherton Hall a few times, and so I was looking forward to the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas Woodland Walk’ and Enchanted Fairy Dell. We unfortunately…

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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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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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An Argyll forest adventure at Christmas!

Ah beautiful Scotland! We’re back from having spent a week over Christmas in Argyll at Loch Long, at a Forest holiday lodge. I’m a big fan of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander books and the TV Series, and whilst it isn’t set in Argyll it has made me want to visit Scotland. Being a walking family there…

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Summit to Eat – freeze dried food review

Everyone looks forward to a tasty filling lunch when you’ve been out walking all morning. So, when the guys from Summit to Eat offered us a few pouches of their freeze dried food to try, we couldn’t wait to test them out. The range of meals are hearty and nutritiously balanced, lightweight and easy to…

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Merry Dales glamping at Humble Bee Farm

We’ve just come back from a great little glamping holiday near Scarborough. Our tent didn’t survive our last camping trip in the area and I forgot all sorts, so this time we tried glamping. I’ve been wanting to go to Humble Bee Farm for ages so booked for right at the end of the school…

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