Be it a marathon, cycle, hike, mountain, skydive, team challenge, volunteering project, or a sponsored silence more people than ever are taking on personal sponsored challenges as a means of raising money for charity. Alex Staniforth shares the advice he’s been given and what he’s learnt so far from his own experiences.
This weekend is the third year of Wild Night Out, the UK's National Day of Adventure, and we have some tips about finding the right camping spot for YOUR Wild Night Out!
For many people, Wild Night Out might be your first experience of wild camping and, as any seasoned wild camper will tell you, a bit of forward planning and scoping out potential sites makes all the difference.
Whatever activity holiday you’re planning, there will be certain essentials you’ll always be glad you packed. We have collated our top five in collaboration with Holidaysafe Travel Insurancefor you below.
The Wild Swimming Brothers are delighted to be able to share their book with you. Swim Wild is about the brothers' childhood spent in nature and more recent wild swimming adventures together. Calum shares his 5 steps to getting into wild swimming.
Ash Dykes is a two-time world first record holding explorer, author and motivational speaker and shares his top tips for planning your first adventure.
New year, new you... How about a resolution to make 2018 your year of adventure?
So, before you decide that this is a boring safety blog, why not make a cup of tea and have a read of something that could make a real difference to your next overseas trip.
Are you ready to take your hiking life to the next level? Do you daydream about the trail, wishing you could be out in the wilderness for days, weeks or even months at a time?
Ever wanted to start up your own expedition team? Find out how here.
Always been fascinated by conservation and nature? Make it happen as a career with James Borrell's professional tips.
Gaz Loki talks to us about everything you need to do to become a fully qualified SCUBA diving instructor.
Former Base Camp Festival speaker and author Tobias Mews shares an inspiring extract from his latest book.
One of the best things about camping out is switching off from the pressures of modern life, and being able to concentrate on spending time together as a family.
Since the dawn of time human’s interaction with fire has been one of fascination and a necessity to stay warm. Whilst the world in which we live in has dramatically changed since a spark lit the first fire, our love for its warmth has never changed.
Motivating your youngsters to leave the confines of their bedroom and venture into the outdoors can sometimes be challenging, but here are five ways to make hiking more fun for them.
Spending a night under the stars away for civilisation is a feeling money can’t buy, it allows you a sense of freedom for the body and mind, as well as a sense of achievement, it’s the ultimate GetOutside adventure.
OS GetOutside champions, The Meek Family, love to find new ways to make maps more fun. Try their mappy treasure hunt game and discover more about map reading.
There are few experiences that can rival the excitement and the freedom of sleeping in a wild place. With fresh air filling your lungs, the grass as your mattress and the stars as your ceiling, the great outdoors can set the scene for one of the most memorable nights of your life. But the first time you do it can be a little scary, here’s how to remember your wild night out for all the right reasons.
Pick up your wallet, open the door, step outside...and begin! Choose a train station that's about 30 miles from your home and buy a one way ticket.