Natural wonders of five Scottish festivals

July 22, 2014 at 11:00 am
Natural wonders of five Scotish festivals

This year is the 2014 Year of Homecoming in Scotland and one of the highlights of the celebrations will be a busy calendar of natural events. Many of these nature and outdoors events are great for families. Five great nature events Fort William Mountain Festival February 19 to 23 Celebrate […]

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Eventing Solo. From Dawn ’til Dusk – A Day of Formula One Pit-stops!

July 18, 2014 at 9:57 am

Eventing is a challenging equestrian sport – a horsey triathlon – combining dressage, show jumping and cross country jumping ( It is one associated with a reliable team of people making sure everything runs like clockwork. Once the competition begins it is just horse & rider, but the amount of […]

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Lilly Dean - Equifeast

Lilly Dean – Equifeast

July 18, 2014 at 9:00 am

It’s been a busy time for Sponsored rider Lily Dean and her ponies as there have been a few changes to the team. Last month we had the opportunity to take on new ride Mister Seamus who luckily was only down the road; we have previously travelled for hours looking […]

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Our family walking goal for 2014

Our family walking goal for 2014

July 15, 2014 at 11:30 am

The Byres family from Lockerbie in southern Scotland have set themselves an outdoors challenge in 2014: To walk the Annandale Way in sections. With three children aged two to eight, parents Stuart and Sara are being realistic. They are keen for their children to enjoy the walk – and Sara […]

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Leeanne Crowe – Equifeast

July 11, 2014 at 11:49 am

I would like to introduce Hollie my daughter who is 11 year old and riding at county level around the UK with her fleet of show ponies , Hollie has had ponies since 3 years old (still have her first ever pony ) and has worked her way up the […]

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World topping UK islands

World topping UK islands

July 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm

The UK’s fabulous islands have been voted as some of the best in the world. Four of the top 10 best European accolades go to Scottish islands and one Scottish island even made it into the top five islands in the world. International travel site TripAdvisor asked travellers to vote […]

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Are you ready for the Tour De France

Are you ready for the Tour de France?

July 4, 2014 at 12:09 pm

This weekend, the Tour de France comes to England, specifically Yorkshire, with many people keen to catch some of the live action. The Tour riders with begin their challenging multi-day race in Leeds tomorrow with the Grand Depart before heading south through England and then across to France. Day One […]

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Rachael Nine on the West Highland Way

Rachael, nine, on the West Highland Way

July 1, 2014 at 10:00 am

As many parents know, not every child in the UK is lazy and computer-addicted. Flying in the face of what the surveys tell us, there are still plenty of kids who love running, playing football, cycling and being outdoors. And young Rachael Moseley of Cumbria is a great example. Rachael […]

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Summer of outdoor festivals

Summer of outdoors festivals

June 27, 2014 at 3:33 pm

The number of festivals in the UK is fast-growing and expanding in diversity. Here we bring you 10 great summer festivals to visit. So pack your camping – or glamping – kit, wellies and a few outdoors clothes and head to a festival near, or far, from you. Lunar Festival […]

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Launch of John Muir Way

Launch of new John Muir Way

June 24, 2014 at 2:00 pm

John Muir is something of a hero in Scotland. He was the founder of America’s national parks and a legendary conservationist. He was also born in Dunbar, on East Lothian’s coast. While Muir lived only the first 11 years of his life in Scotland before setting sail with his family […]

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