Hiking and Travel

A fun weekend in the Lake District at the Arc’teryx Climbing Academy

On the last weekend of April I was invited to spend a weekend in the Lake District with GORE-TEX at the Arc’teryx Climbing Academy. I had not actually heard of this event before, even though it is held in one of my favourite locations in the Lakes – the Langdale Valley!  As we arrived into the …

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South West Coast Path: what to pack for a multi-day hike

Last year I completed my first multi-day hike, the 630 mile South West Coastal Path in the UK. I got asked numerous times about what I carry with me on long hikes so thought I would put together my South West Coast Path packing list! I have tried several different products throughout my multi-day hikes …

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5 of the best walks in the Yorkshire Dales with downloadable route maps

The Yorkshire Dales is my local national park and I am regularly looking for new places to explore and so thought I would put together some of my favourite walks in the Yorkshire Dales. After lockdown we regularly went walking in the Dales, enjoying the typical Yorkshire scenes of farms, towns and photogenic hills. Below …

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