Sometimes you travel somewhere that changes you. In many ways that's the point of travelling - to return changed, horizons broadened, mind expanded, feeling just a little more... alive. We do feel that change with our many UK trips, but it's a gradual process that happens as our knowledge of the country and its people … Continue reading Adventures on the Isles of Scilly
We're excited to announce that our brand new book, Amazing Family Adventures, is out now! It's available from the National Trust website, National Trust shops, Amazon and other book shops (RRP £12.99). We loved writing this book. It's been an non-stop adventure for us, learning, crafting, visiting National Trust places across the country and - … Continue reading Amazing Family Adventures
Running is a brilliant sport for families. It's cost-effective and time-efficient. It's a great way to stay fit and healthy during pregnancy and the wide-ranging mental and physical benefits of exercise and time spent outdoors are well-documented. Regular exercise may even help to protect against those pesky coughs and colds that are the bane of many parents' … Continue reading 6 ways to balance running and family
Camping is definitely something most families tend to do over the summer months in the UK - and with good reason. Rain, wind, freezing temperatures and long, dark evenings aren't the first things you associate with a fun-filled camping holiday. But we've lived under canvas in some of the worst of the great British weather, … Continue reading Winter Family Camping
We’re passionate about the great outdoors and love inspiring others to discover everything this wonderful country has to offer. We think spending time outdoors, whether you’re on your own enjoying a peaceful run through the forest or paddling in the sea with your kids, is time brilliantly spent. We’re also borderline obsessive about maps! So … Continue reading We’re Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champions!
- We've spent a lot of time in the mountains between us, starting in our own childhoods with trips to the Lakes, Scotland and the Brecon Beacons. From the age of 10 I lived on the Welsh borders. From the top of our road I had a great view across the Golden Valley to the … Continue reading Climbing mountains with kids
In November 2014 we went on a big adventure. We moved out of our comfortable rented bungalow and set out into the unknown with our two young kids, a bell tent and a woodburner. In many ways it was a big decision, but in all the ways that really matter it was a simple one. … Continue reading Our Wild Year