A-Z Glossary of the Peak District National Park

A is for Arkwright’s Mill the home of the Industrial Revolution. Support this iconic heritage site here. B is for Bakewell The home of the world famous Bakewell pudding. If you can’t get to the town itself, try this recipe. C is for Chatsworth The seat of the Duke of Devonshire, and the film set […]

10 Reasons to buy a National Trust membership

I’m a huge fan of the National Trust, and I believe that buying a membership for yourself, and your family is a great investment. Here’s why. 1. You are supporting a great cause From Protecting the Puffins on Farne Island, to the Otters and Bats at Stackpole. You are helping to protect vulnerable environments by joining the National […]

Incredible Female Outdoor Bloggers to Follow in 2020.

Whether you’re traveling around the UK or further afield, there’s always plenty of outdoor spaces to explore. Revisiting the same place can provide completely different experiences depending on the weather, and it can be fascinating to see the changes throughout the seasons. However, it’s always helpful to have a bit of inspiration, and what better […]

Some of our Favourite Indoor, Outdoor #hashtags

I’m focusing on positive in this post. I apologize if I may seem insensitive skipping over the lives lost due to COVID, or how it’s impacting on people globally. The media are doing a fine job of that, so I am going to talk about some fun stuff that has been keeping us all entertained. […]

Recommendations for a two week walk in the UK

So you have two weeks to spare. Congratulations, that in itself is quite an achievement! Now, you are probably wondering what to do with it? You have thought about lying on a beach, but honestly, you want some alone time, not alone time surrounded by thousands of tourists and families. So you think, perhaps I’ll […]

Customer Case Study – Walking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

I had the pleasure of receiving an email from Susanne back in January 2018 – an excited email which clearly detailed her plans, dates, and budget (the perfect starting point!). I emailed within a few days, as I always try to do with a proposed itinerary, and some information on BookMyTrails booking service to ensure […]

Customer Review – The Thames Path

The review below was very kindly written for me by Thea, who recently walked the Thames Path, booked by BookMyTrail. Thea actually contacted me last year and walked the South Down’s Way in glorious weather in April. She was one of my first 10 bookings! I was delighted to receive another email from Thea this […]

Wanders for Women: A Day in The Lake District

“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” As a solo female traveller, I’ve wandered and walked in some truly amazing places. From the stunning pathways that meander around Lake Como, […]

Walking the South West Coastal Path with kids

Spectacular scenery, and some challenging climbs, walking South West Coast can be tough but is well worth the effort. It’s a crisp clear morning in March. I’m standing with my wife Charlie on the sea front at Minehead beneath the starting point of one of the most challenging and beautiful coastal walks in the UK […]