Category: Travel

Kit review: The Slanket! 1

Kit review: The Slanket!

With forecasters predicting a sunnier summer and tourism bods reporting a rise in the value-for-money staycation, it’s likely that good old-fashioned camping is going to be a hot trend. So maybe this strange new...

Views to a thrill in Plockton 0

Views to a thrill in Plockton

Sometimes luck is on my side. And on this occasion the luck came in a very big way indeed. For many years Mr Outdoors’s dad has wanted to visit Plockton. I don’t think he...

Sun, fun and the happiest happy couple 1

Sun, fun and the happiest happy couple

Sun, space hopper fun and amazing fairy cakes were some of the delights encountered by the Family Outdoors at a tri club pal’s recent wedding in Herefordshire. The bride Jo’s amazing attention to detail...

Island dreaming: Lewis 0

Island dreaming: Lewis

There are parts of Scotland that might take a while to reach but which offer a real and rare chance to completely unwind. The Isle of Lewis did just that for us a couple...

What is snowboarding good for? 0

What is snowboarding good for?

Heading out for my first run after our fantabulous (Little Miss Outdoors’ word) skiing/boarding holiday in Tignes les Brevieres I suddenly had the awful feeling that I might be getting old. Every step threw...