Dovedale Stepping Stones, Peak District: Planning Your Perfect Trip (2022)

Dovedale Stepping Stones in the Peak District is arguably one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited within the UK. Nestled within a spectacular valley, surrounded by limestone pinnacles and ancient caves, Dovedale is an area of natural beauty that absolutely lives up to its popularity. Whether you love hiking, fancy a peaceful picnic in… Read More

Sunday, 4 September 2022

South Stack Lighthouse & RSPB Reserve: Everything You Need to Know

Perched on the west coast of Holyhead island in Anglesey, South Stack lighthouse is one of the most popular lighthouses in the entirety of the United Kingdom. South Stack is a significant and working lighthouse with lots of history and is located in a remote and attractive spot that oozes atmosphere. Sailing from Ireland, it… Read More

Friday, 19 August 2022

Birks of Aberfeldy & the Falls of Moness: A Guide

Just outside the Scottish town of Aberfeldy is a series of cascades fringed by dense forests of birch trees. A circular trail takes walkers alongside the falls, allowing jaw-dropping views of the river as it flows through the stunning gorge. This area and walk is frequently referred to as the Birks of Aberfeldy. The Birks… Read More

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

The Corpach Shipwreck: Everything You Need to Know

Just outside of the town of Fort William, lying majestically amongst shingle and sand is the Corpach shipwreck. This great fishing vessel rests on Caol Beach, overlooked by Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the whole of the United Kingdom. When you see photographs of the wreck online it is easy to see why this… Read More

Saturday, 19 February 2022

A Recap of 2021: The Year My Priorities Shifted

It’s probably fair to say that 2021 was not quite the year that many of us had envisioned. The pandemic had already taken one year away from us, forcing us to live lives in isolation and in fear for the future. I know I was stupidly hopeful that 2021 would be different – would be… Read More

Sunday, 6 February 2022

The Best of Loch Tay: 6 Activities You Won’t Want To Miss!

Nestled in Scotland’s central highlands – between forest-coated hills – is the sixth largest loch in the country: Loch Tay. Nearly 15 miles long, and around 1.5 miles wide, Loch Tay is in fact the largest body of water in Perth and Kinross. At its deepest point the loch is 150 metres deep. On one… Read More

Thursday, 3 February 2022

300 Mile Scottish Highlands Road Trip in a Tesla Electric Car

Everyone told me that I was crazy. That I’d never make it to such a remote part of Scotland. That I’d spend hours at charging stations. That I could potentially run out of electricity and be stranded. But their words of discouragement did anything but deter me from the task that I had set out… Read More

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Deer-Spotting in Tatton Park

A dark shadow fell across my body and I stifled a sigh. I turned my gaze towards the darkening sky, disappointed to see the final rays of sun being concealed behind a thick blanket of cloud. Suddenly a mere T-shirt under my light-weight jacket didn't seem like a good idea. Oh why, oh why did… Read More

Friday, 20 April 2018

5 Reasons to Visit Snowdonia National Park

Earlier in the summer, I was fortunate enough to visit Snowdonia National Park. This was my first time visiting the idea and I had absolutely no idea what to expect. Normally I crave tropical climates and sun-kissed beaches and pay little attention to areas which see little sun but circumstances have allowed me to explore… Read More

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Climbing Waterfalls in Snowdonia

I did it! By some way of a miracle, I slept all the way through the night, lulled into a deep and peaceful sleep by the therapeutic rumble of the river outside our tent. It certainly made a difference that I remembered to bring pillows this time. Top tip, a lack of pillows whilst camping… Read More

Wednesday, 16 August 2017