Category: Inspiration

5 great destinations for hiking

It’s often said that the journey is more important than the destination, and this is never truer than when hiking. It’s an easy, accessible, inexpensive and relaxing pastime that offers many health benefits. Getting...

Sunday Mail: Challenge Karen Darke

Despite being left paralysed in a climbing accident in her early 20s, Karen Darke continues to take on outdoors challenges that many able bodied people would dismiss as utterly bonkers.   The extraordinary Scottish para-cyclist and...

wild swimming

Sunday Mail: Wild swimmers in winter

  I find swimming in Scotland’s lochs a tough and cold enough experience in the summer. (And I wear a wetsuit.) But there are a growing number of hardy souls who venture into chilly waters...