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I did my own Tour de France! Feedback from riders of 2014

In this beautifully illustrated guide to travelling across France by bike you will discover hidden lanes, stunning gorges, amazing places to eat and stay, plus the best of French cycling culture. This iconic journey of 1000 miles takes you through 19 of France’s regional départements and into some of the country’s most striking and dramatic […]


5 wild runs – with a wild swim to cool down at the end

Summer running is a wonderful thing: blue skies and sunny days, heady with the scent of jasmine, gorse and pine; the extra warmth that keeps the body working more efficiently and makes everything feel somehow easier; no soggy trainers or lengthy multi-layered outfit deliberations.  The downside of all this, however, is that the combination of […]


How to Cook Up a Wild Feast

I met Jonathon, from Wild Stoves, many years ago, when we were both at university and shared camping and wild swimming adventures together. They are a great company that enables outdoor adventurers to leave less of a trace on the environment. We asked them a bit more about where the idea for Wild Stoves came […]


What makes the perfect Wild Camping trip?

  We asked Zoe Vanderstay, Co-Founder of SoulPad, to share their story and let us know what makes the perfect wild camping trip.   What was the inspiration behind SoulPad? My husband Mark and I purchased a big, heavy military bell tent as a communal tent to use with friends. At that time we were using […]


Into the Wild: capturing a wild summer on camera

  We love producing and publishing photographic guidebooks – books that inspire adventure, exploration and a love of the wild moments and places all around. Best of all we love the fact that these days anyone can take photographs. We work with many people who have left their office jobs to pursue a journey or […]

Five of Jack Thurston’s favourite rides from Lost Lanes

  The bicycle is the only way of travelling that combines almost effortless freedom and speed with total immersion in our surroundings: the sun, wind and rain, every sight, smell and sound. Ernest Hemingway said, “it is by riding a bike that you learn the contours of a country best” and I’ve ridden thousands of […]

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What makes us run wild – interview with Jen and Sim Benson

  So what is wild running exactly? For us, wild running falls somewhere between, or perhaps even outside, the traditional disciplines, taking the best from each but not being constrained by rules and regulations. The essence of wild running is in the excitement, location and pure joy of running a route, and the interaction of runner […]

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