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Munrobagging as a family: Why we do it

Scotland has recently been voted the most beautiful country in the world by readers of Rough Guides and it’s easy to see why. Rugged coastlines, craggy mountains, pristine beaches, beautiful glens and high mountain plateaus. What’s not to love? We moved to Perthshire just over 4 years ago and didn’t waste any time heading straight to the […]

An Outdoors Family wildcamping

Summer family wildcamping

Today I’m feeling nostalgic and thinking back to our first family wildcamping trip. Before we had our son, Keith and I only really went wildcamping, never stayed on an official campsite or next to the car, preferring the tranquillity and peace that came with being in the middle on nowhere…. How different would it be with an […]

An Outdoors Family - what our son really thinks of our family adventures2

What our 5yo really thinks of our family adventures

I guess we’ve always hoped our son likes spending time outdoors and being away in the mountains. It’s what he’s growing up doing. It’s what we as a family have discovered we need. Too long at home, doing the usual routine of school, work, weekly shop etc turns us in to grizzly bears with a bad head, […]

An Outdoors Family review of Trespass Prindle Womens Water repellent trousers

Gear Review: Trespass Prindle Womens Water Repellant Trousers

Curiosity got the better of me and I decided on testing out a pair of water repellent trousers for Trespass. I had a few questions pop up in my head excitedly waiting for new gear; mainly whether the trousers would make that swishing noise my other pair of waterproof trousers do or whether they’d be […]

An Outdoors Family review of Anatom Minimus kids walking boots

Gear review: Anatom Kids K2 Minimus Light Hiking Boots

We’ve been struggling for some time to find a pair of walking boots for our son that would give him the extra support across his feet that he needs while out on the hills. The problem? Most companies only do kids boots starting from a UK size 10, so our son has had to wear […]

The Hermitage, Perthshire

Trip report: The Hermitage, Perthshire

The Hermitage is a meandering woodland walk, along the River Braan to Ossian Hall, a folly overlooking the waterfalls. You can carry on past the folly, on to Ossians cave or there are links to the network of footpaths beyond The Hermitage to various parts of Dunkeld. We’ve been there a few times now, the first time […]