Challenge of a lifetime … preparing for a long distance walk

Challenge of a lifetime … preparing for a long distance walk

There are many  outdoor challenges in the UK and we encourage you to take on  a long distance walk. Our very own Richard Langley, is about to set off on the South West Coast Path,  the UK’s longest National Trail. 

Anglesey Coastal Path

Anglesey Coastal Path

The Anglesey Coastal Path. It’s circular, spectacular and low level (well…largely!)…what more could you want from a long distance coastal path? The route around Anglesey, the island tucked up against Wales’s north west coast, is around 125 miles long. A

The Tour of Mont Blanc

The Tour of Mont Blanc

The Tour of Mont Blanc is – perhaps – one of Europe’s most famous and iconic long distance circular paths. It’s approximately 170 kilometres long and has 10 kilometres  of ascent/descent.  It passes through three countries – Switzerland, Italy and

The Pennine Way

The Pennine Way

  Adam Woolf recalls spending three weeks walking  from Edale in the Peak District to Kirk Yetholm in Scotland. At the time Adam described himself as a ‘Southern urban weakling’, so for him, finishing the Pennine way ranked pretty highly in his

The famous Jurassic Coast walk

The famous Jurassic Coast walk

Do you fancy walking with Dinosaurs along the Jurassic Coast ? If you do you are about 180 million years too late! The Jurassic Coast walk gets its name because of its rich rock and fossil formations which can be witnessed as you trek along

The Routeburn Track

The Routeburn Track

It’s a great time of year to travel to New Zealand and experience the incredible trekking and outdoor opportunities on offer over there. One year Adam, Ruth and Jim  escaped the British winter to spend some time trekking, kayaking and exploring  this  amazing

Annapurna circuit – the trek of change?

Annapurna circuit – the trek of change?

As the leaves begin to turn and tumble here in the UK, our thoughts drift to Nepal and the Annapurna circuit trail, perhaps the greatest trekking experience you are ever likely to experience. October and November were always the prime months

South West Coastal Path – 630 miles of incredible English coastline.

South West Coastal Path – 630 miles of incredible English coastline.

    What’s 630 miles long and over 35,000  metres to climb ( which is almost four times the height of  Everest)? It’s the South West Coast Path stretching from  Minehead in Somerset through to Poole in  Dorset via Lands End in Cornwall. The path

We’re wild about reading….

Book review; Wild: a journey from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Cheryl Strayed, Atlantic books, 2012 paperback £12.99   There has been much hype in America surrounding Wild, a new self help/self discovery  style book by Cheryl Strayed