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My Wild Things: The Girl Outdoors

Sian Anna Lewis is a journalist obsessed with adventure. She runs the blog The Girl Outdoors, featuring travel, sport, photography, outdoor style and gear reviews. Here, she reveals her favourite Wild Things: What made you set up The Girl Outdoors? Getting out into the open has always been my passion, so when I started working as a writer it […]

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Rewilding Dartmoor

Is Rewilding the Future for Dartmoor? Caya Edwards from The Dartmoor Society explore the issues and arguments here. You can learn more at a debate on the subject on 29th October. George Monbiot started the discussion in relation to Dartmoor, and ruffled a few feathers, when he spoke to the National Parks Conference last October, ‘Time […]

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Lost Lanes Wales: 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Wales and the English Border by Jack Thurston

This week we’re launching Jack Thurston’s new book, Lost Lanes Wales. The book feature new bike rides across mountain summits, enchanted woodlands, wild seashores, shimmering lakes and ancient ways. Lost Lanes Wales also features the best routes for weekends away, wild camping, natural wonders, stunning views, history, arts, culture, gourmets and families. Here, Jack Thurston reveals […]

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The Best Wild Gardens and Garden Cafes to Inspire You

Have you completed our #wildsummer challenges yet? Tania Pascoe, author of Wild Garden Weekends reveals a few secret gardens, wild meadows and kitchen garden cafes to inspire your growing challenges! Best for: Wildflowers The National Botanical Gardens of Wales, Camarthenshire The 568 acres of gardens and reserve, feature so much more than the amazing Lord Foster designed glass biome that […]

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Tree Climbing: The Best Wild Places in the UK

Have you completed our #wildsummer challenges yet? Here, the authors of our new Wild Guide to the South East reveal some of the best places to go for a tree climb:   Ded Oaks, Sloden Inclosure Brilliant tree climbing at the end of a lovely walk past the ancient site of a royal hunting lodge and […]

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Wild Summer Challenges: Trees and Climbing

Want to join us on a Wild Summer – full of wild camping, wild swimming, canoe adventures, hidden beaches, woodland, foraging, wildlife wonders, and exploring lost ruins? Summer is our favourite time of the year. We can’t wait to throw ourselves into outdoor adventures – exploring hidden places and enjoying the good life with wild swimming, […]

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Wild Summer Challenges: Natural and Wildlife Wonders

Want to join us on a Wild Summer – full of wild camping, wild swimming, canoe adventures, hidden beaches, woodland, foraging, wildlife wonders, and exploring lost ruins? Summer is our favourite time of the year. We can’t wait to throw ourselves into outdoor adventures – exploring hidden places and enjoying the good life with wild swimming, […]

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Wild Summer Challenges: Walking and Wondering

Want to join us on a Wild Summer – full of wild camping, wild swimming, canoe adventures, hidden beaches, woodland, foraging, wildlife wonders, and exploring lost ruins? Summer is our favourite time of the year. We can’t wait to throw ourselves into outdoor adventures – exploring hidden places and enjoying the good life with wild swimming, […]

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River Canoeing – The Best Places in the UK

Have you completed our #wildsummer challenges yet? Here, the authors of our new Wild Guide to the South East reveal some of the best places to go for a canoe trip:   Chartham, River Great Sour, Kent Downs A popular stream pool with a rope swing and hidden lake beyond. Canoeing for kids too. Park […]

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Wild Summer Challenges: Lost Ruins and the Mysterious

Want to join us on a Wild Summer – full of wild camping, wild swimming, canoe adventures, hidden beaches, woodland, foraging, wildlife wonders, and exploring lost ruins? Summer is our favourite time of the year. We can’t wait to throw ourselves into outdoor adventures – exploring hidden places and enjoying the good life with wild swimming, […]

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