Walking & Active

Features, tips and advice to help you spend more time being active in the great outdoors.
Swimrun beginners guide

ACTIVE | The Complete Beginners Guide To Swimrun

Swimrun is a pretty new sport, originating in 2002 as a drunken bet between friends in Stockholm to race each other across the Stockholm archipelago. Read on to learn more and find out how to get started...

Cosy Books For Autumn 2023

WELLBEING | Cosy Books For Slow Living & Enhanced Wellbeing

Books can provide a soothing refuge, and having recently updated my list of books to read, I thought I'd share some of the little gems I came across....

Fussy natural deodorant review

GEAR | Fussy, The Natural Deodorant That Really Works – Review

Do your bit for the planet and banish the BO with Fussy Natural Deodorant. Read on to find out how we got on with it when we were sent a sample to try...

NEWS | Experts Urge Brits To Remember These 6 Open Water Rules

Experts Urge Brits To Remember These 6 Rules If Cooling Off In Open Water This Weekend

Mastering Me Retreat

WELLBEING | 1/2 Price Mastering Me Retreat Offer

Finding time for ourselves isn't always easy, but the Mastering Me retreat which takes place can help you achieve some much-needed calm. Read on to find out more and claim your half price retreat place.

Keen Roll Out UK Community Walk Series With Mental Health Mates

NEWS | Keen Roll Out UK Community Walk Series With Mental Health Mates

Footwear brand Keen is on a mission to make outside inclusive and accessible to all, and is delighted to announce their partnership with Mental Health Mates for a series of community walks in the UK commencing Spring 2023.

Woodland wellbeing

WELLBEING | Prioritising Your Health: Why It Is Never Too Late To Improve Your Wellbeing

Making wellbeing a priority makes sense and can help to improve your overall health. Learn some easy ways to prioritise your wellbeing here...

Beginners guide to SUP

ACTIVE | SUPer Water Sports – A Beginner’s Guide to Paddle Boarding

Fancy trying something new? How about giving stand up paddle boarding, known as SUP a try? Read on for our bigeinners guide to SUP.

New year's resolutions

WELLBEING | Don’t Do New Year’s Resolutions – Set Small Goals Instead

Just before the new year posted on Instagram about New Year's Resolutions, why I don't like them and how I approach change from a healthier perspective that's less likely to end in failure. Read on to find out more.

WELLBEING | How to Get Your Nature Fix In The Depths Of Winter

Countless pieces of research cite the many benefits of spending time outside in winter, but knowing it's good for us isn't always enough to persuade us to get outside!

Stacking stones on the beach

WELLBEING | Why We Need To Talk About Menopause – My Peri-Menopause Journey

My experience of peri-menopause after 4 years of struggling with symptoms that are still not being treated holistically.

Outdoor book recommendations

WELLBEING | Brilliant Books To Inspire Your Outdoor Adventures & Wellbeing

I love a good book and often pick up recommendations from the most unlikely of places. I’ve usually got 3...

walking in snowdonia

WELLBEING | A Snowdonia Walk And Thoughts On Experiencing Adversity Positively

As I walked in Snowdonia during a solo weekend camping trip I was struck by how differently I experience adversity since beginning my quest for enhanced wellbeing and greater equanimity.

Fat runner

WELLBEING | The Fat, Asthmatic, Reluctant Lockdown Runner – My Journey From Hating To Loving Running

I hate running. I can't run. At the age of 46 that's what I have spent all of my life believing, but then one day, during the third interminable lockdown, something changed. I share my journey from hating to loving running.

VAngo Stargrove II Tent

WELLBEING | I Find Some Time To Rewild On A Solo Camping & Wild Swimming Micro Adventure

I spent some time reconnecting with nature and grounding myself on a recent solo camping trip.

Wild Lotus Glamping Antigua

INSPIRING WOMEN | We Meet Vennetta Johnston, Black, British Founder of Wild Lotus Glamping in Antigua

Our inaugural Inspiring Women feature celebrates Vennetta Johnston, the British founder of Wild Lotus Glamping who tells us what life was like growing up as a black child the 60s and the solace found in green spaces that ultimately lead to the opening of Wild Lotus Glamping.

Keen Women's Tempo Flex Hiking Boots Review

GEAR | Keen Women’s Tempo Flex Hiking Boots Review – Keen’s Comfiest Ever Walking Boots?

Extreme comfort and great performance, all in a cool looking, lightweight mid

Wild natural deodorant review

WELLBEING | The Truth About My Experience of Transitioning To Natural Deodorant

Wondering what the transition from aluminium antiperspirants to natural deodorant is really like? I share the gross, stinky truth about switching to natural deodorants.

CBD Review

WELLBEING | My 30 Day Naturopathica CBD Wellbeing Experiment

🕒 5 minute read I write a lot about wellbeing here on the Camping with Style blog, because for me, camping...

Cold open water swimming

ACTIVE | Cold Water Winter ‘Polar’ Swimming – What’s It Really Like?

One cold and dreary Sunday in December I found myself anxiously about to swim in 5.1° water at Boundary Water Park in Cheshire.

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