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11/01/2021

Kick It To The Cold! Our Top Picks For Cold Days!

There really is nothing worse than being unnecessarily cold when you’re out and about! As more and more of us are heading to the great outdoors this year, we wanted to give you our top picks for this season to help you keep warm during your local adventures. All of these products are perfect for the winter season and will give you all the tools you need to make the most of your walks! For more on the benefits of walking and discovering your local surroundings – Check this out:... Read More

07/01/2021

Surprising Ways That Walking Impacts Your Mental Health

We’ve all heard about the benefits of spending more time outside. Whether you consider yourself an outdoorsy person or not, more and more people are discovering that walking is a fantastic way to get into the natural world, explore your surroundings and learn a lot about your mental health! During 2020, we all saw the importance of getting outside and over 63% of us took up some kind of physical outdoor activity, from walking, to running, to cycling and to all kinds of other interesting activities! We sure know that... Read More

07/01/2021
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5 Things To Do Before Your First Hike

You don’t have to be a wilderness explorer to undergo a fun and exciting hike! In a digital age, more and more of us are looking to use the outdoors as a stress reliever and to escape from our busy lives. One study has even shown that activities such as hiking can decrease your stress hormones by more than 15%! So to harness this incredible power for yourself, we thought we would break down 5 fantastic tips to consider BEFORE heading outside so whether you are trekking alone or with... Read More

30/12/2020

3 Easy Ways To Keep Your Kit Dry

We’ve all been caught out by a sudden downpour at some point or another. Despite a full forecast of sun, you never really know what the weather is going to do and it’s all too easy to find yourself drenched before you know it. Trust us on this one, a few hours into a rainy hike, the last thing you want is to reach for your gloves, or that fresh pair of socks and discover…they’re damp. That’s a sure fire way to ruin the rest of your walk and if... Read More

30/12/2020

Snow Day Essentials: What To Wear This Winter!

With snow on the way, you’ll want to get yourself prepped! Today we thought we’d give you a quick guide to all of our top picks for the snowy season that will be sure to last you for years to come! Step 1: The Jacket You won’t get far without a decent jacket! Having the right jacket for the snowy season is essential and if it’s the right one for you, a high quality jacket can easily last a lifetime. When it comes to snow and ice, there’s no point... Read More

30/12/2020

How To Make An Indoor Space Feel More ‘Outdoorsy’

With more and more of us isolating or working from home, things can begin to feel a little…mundane. Before the start of the year, most of us hadn’t optimised our living spaces to be more ‘work’ orientated, but as we adapt to the new normal, a lot of people are finding that adding an ‘outdoor’ feel to your ‘indoor’ spaces can be incredibly beneficial to both your mental well being, productivity and general enjoyment within your living spaces. There’s a reason that the outdoors makes us feel relaxed. Nature has... Read More

24/12/2020

The Best Boots For Dog Walking

We love sharing the great outdoors with our favourite four legged friends! More and more of us are using dog walking as a great escape from the stresses of modern life and as such, more and more people find themselves looking for the perfect boots to keep up with their dogs. Today we thought we’d give you a great breakdown of not only the top boots for your dog walks but offer some expert insight into why we ALWAYS recommend trying before buying when it comes to finding the right... Read More

23/12/2020
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10 UK Destinations You Have To Visit In 2021!

It’s been a tough year for all of us, we’re all itching to get out over the next year and explore. To give you some inspiration and a little hope for the future, we’ve written up 10 must visit locations for the coming year that you, your loved ones or friends can hopefully visit! …Without further ado, get your exploration hats on and check out some of our top 10 visit places in the UK for 2021! 1) Cheddar Gorge, Somerset It’s a real staple in the UK and somewhere... Read More

23/12/2020

Brand Spotlight: Everything We Love About Fjällräven Kånken

Kånken’s popularity and inventiveness for innovation is no secret to any outdoor lover! From backpacks to key-rings, Fjällräven continues to prove that they are at the forefront of customer satisfaction, wants and environmental concern! Today, we thought we’d turn our spotlight over to Kånken, showcasing some of our favourite additions to the range that Fjällräven made over the past few years and some of our favourite innovations they continue to push! RE-wool: The plight that is fast fashion and textile waste is not something that sits too well with us,... Read More

27/11/2019

A Lighter Side to this Black Friday 2019

One will not have failed to notice that retail businesses have been going through somewhat of a tough time of late. In what has been described as a perfect storm for the High Street, tough times are afoot and with Black Friday this weekend, things are only predicted to get worse for businesses already struggling to cope with the pace of change. This year, we hope to do something a little different for Black Friday weekend. Along with long-established independent retailer, Millers Music on Sussex Street, we will be donating... Read More