Wild food foraging

July 29, 2014 at 11:00 am
Paws for Thought in Englands Forests

There are some obvious wild foods that most of us can easily spot, including blackberries, elderberries and wild garlic (you will know this because of the pungent aroma). But did you know that there are hundreds of other edible foods growing in woodlands, hedgerows, on riverbanks and at the coast […]

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Free things at the Commonwealth Games

What’s free at Commonwealth Games 2014?

July 28, 2014 at 7:41 am

The Scottish city of Glasgow is buzzing as the XX Commonwealth Games is played out over 11 days this month and next. Thousands of athletes from more than 70 nations and territories are competing in 17 sports and there is plenty of action for those who have tickets. But there […]

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Sarah Banbury - EquiFeast

Sarah Barnbury – EquiFeast

July 26, 2014 at 11:30 am

As an EquiFeast employee, one of the perks of the job is getting to spend the day out in the elements, watching a horse and rider jump over a sizable jump, or ‘dancing’ around an arena performing moves an amateur rider can only dream of. On the 5th July I […]

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Mapping the way to fun family walks

July 25, 2014 at 9:25 am

Walking is a cheap summer holiday activity – and it’s so good for everyone’s health. But many parents are put off even suggesting a family walk because they say the kids just aren’t interested. Worse still, parents report that their children moan, groan and drag their feet if forced to […]

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Natural wonders of five Scotish festivals

Natural wonders of five Scottish festivals

July 22, 2014 at 11:00 am

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 (www.britisheventing.com). 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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