Why not go down to the woods today?

August 26, 2014 at 10:19 am
Why not go down to the woods today

A study undertaken by Forestry Commission Scotland has revealed that many more people visit woodlands than previously realised. The figures show an impressive 9.1 million woodland visits are made to forestry land each year. Most people who visit Forestry Commission locations are walkers (76%), while 8% of all visits are […]

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up up and Away in my beautiful balloon

UP, UP AND AWAY IN MY BEAUTIFUL BALLOON

August 20, 2014 at 4:25 pm

For a day out, Bristol isn’t the shortest journey from where I live in Liverpool, but for the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, it’s probably worth it. I’ve always had a fascination with air balloons, their old-time majestic beauty as they silently and stealthily traverse the sky has had me in […]

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How to enjoy a microadventure

How to enjoy a microadventure

August 19, 2014 at 12:14 pm

Too little time for an adventure? Not sure where to find one? Worried about how you’ll cope or what it will cost? That’s because you haven’t discovered the microadventure!   A microadventure is defined as an “expedition” that is close to home, easy, cheap and can last less than 24 […]

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Outdoors play is officially good for kids’ health

August 13, 2014 at 11:53 am

A new report has confirmed just how important play is for our children’s good health. The Play Return study, by the Children’s Play Policy Forum, found that play helps to boost language development, problem solving, risk management and independent learning skills. It also reported that playtime in the school playground could […]

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Kendal Calling - Fun in the Lakes

Kendal Calling 2014 – fun in the Lakes

August 12, 2014 at 11:20 am

As you may well know by now, we have spent the last 12-weeks traveling the length and width of Great Britain with our ‘now famous’ photobooth, taking snaps of all types of adventurers. Last weekend saw us set up camp at the Lake District’s very own music festival, Kendal Calling (which […]

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St Anne’s Kite Festival – what a scorcher

August 6, 2014 at 6:47 pm

We have been hitting the road all summer, enjoying and sharing festivals from Keswick Beer Festival  to Ireland’s very own Bray Air Festival. Last week our adventure took us to the wonderful seaside town of St Anne’s, where we enjoyed two fun-filled days at the annual Kite Festival. The sun was […]

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the Worthing Birdman contest!

August 6, 2014 at 12:55 pm

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s the Regatta Angel…plummeting from the sky!   It’s that time of year where sensible thinking and logic goes out the window, which is how I found myself stood on top of the Worthing Pier, 35 feet in the air, dressed […]

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Taking Regatta to new depths at the 2014 Worthing Birdman contest!

August 6, 2014 at 12:50 pm

Being asked to try to fly off a pier is not in my role at Regatta, however when the opportunity to take part in the International Worthing Birdman Competition, I literally jumped at the chance. The task was simple… or so I thought! All I had to do was create […]

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High flying adventures at St Annes Kite Festival!

August 6, 2014 at 12:16 pm

There’s nothing more weird (and wonderful) than looking into the sun-filled sky (eyes squinted) and seeing the spectacle of a diver, a crab, a snake, a butterfly, a seal, the world’s largest teddy bear and a roaring tiger all dancing together in unison. The school summer holidays were kicked off […]

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Food, sunshine and lots of fun at the Great British Food Festival!

August 6, 2014 at 11:55 am

For some strange reason I decided to start my diet on a Friday, this was a bad decision for two reasons; firstly, Fridays are the end of the working week for most and for most a treat is deserved and secondly, on the Saturday morning I was travelling to the […]

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