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    5 things to do in Dorset this summer

    5 things to do in and around Dorset in 48 hours Looking for a jam packed weekend and not sure what to do? Why not head to Dorset and spend some time checking out our top five activities and attractions to experience in and around the Dorset area. For those inspired by history check out Corfe Castle You can’t get

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    Vango starlight sleeping bag review

    The starlight 250 and 250s are an exclusive sleeping bag made by Vango for GoOutdoors. Vango is a Scottish outdoor company that specialise in sleeping bags, tents, awnings and other outdoor accessories. Features Temperature: Both Starlight bags have a suggested temperature range from +3 to +20 degrees but the sleeping bag can be used in extreme temperatures of -15°. This

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    Spoon carving at Bristol Folk House review

    Introduction In the past few years the desire for natural handmade products has somewhat come back into fashion. This is due to people becoming more conscious of the world around them as well as wanting to support local people making local products. This has spurred on many independent arts and crafts markets coming back into the limelight and artisan products

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    Eno Hammock review

    We have been lucky enough to test out the DoubleNest hammock by ENO (Eagle Nest Outfitters). They are a USA based brand who create high quality hammocks and accessories made of top of the range materials. A little bit about ENO In the summer of 1999, Eagles Nest Outfitters was founded as a result of big dream, hard work, and a passion for

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    Foraging made easy: Wild garlic

    It is Spring and around this time of year most people will be hunting down the carpets of bluebells for picturesque landscape photo opportunities. This is something that I love to do and knowing that my local woodland is a five minute walk from my house is even more satisfying. Do you however notice at this time of year that

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    150 years of Canada

    This year celebrates the 150th birthday of Canada and as we are going this year we are entitled to free national park passes. For anyone who may be going to Canada across the globe please do check it out and celebrate the beautiful landscapes and wildlife that Canada has to offer! Taken from the Parks Canada website: Why the big

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    Banff Mountain Film Festival 2017

    It’s that time of year again and a time that we both come to really anticipate. This is the 7th year of the Banff Film Festival in Bristol and this year we decided to visit 7 amazing films on the Blue schedule. The festival is busy every year with an exciting atmosphere as you enter. It is always a joy to

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    Canoeing in Symonds Yat

    So this weekend Nick and myself decided to take a short 45-minute drive across to Wales in search of an adventure to Symonds Yat. The day was the hottest day of the year so far and the sky was brilliant blue with sunshine. A lovely fresh spring day. We hired a canoe from Symonds Yat Canoe Hire, who provided us with

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    Interview with Sarah Williams from Tough Girl Challenges

    Recently we were lucky enough to get in contact with Sarah Williams, the creator of the Tough Girl Podcast and Tough Girl Challenges. Sarah is a woman who loves to adventure, push herself to the limits and believes that if you want to do it you can go out there and grab it! Sarah has been kind enough to answer

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    Interview with Jack Williams – outdoor adventurer

    Jack Williams – an up and coming outdoor adventurer and public speaker from Solihull, West Midlands. He has conquered many obstacles from the desolate Sahara Desert to the freezing cold temperatures of Icelandic glaciers. In 2016 Jack was diagnosed with testicular cancer and is currently preparing to take part in the 2017 Fjallraven Polar to help raise money for small charities

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