An Outdoors family

Route info: MacGregor’s Cave, near Kinloch Rannoch

We’ve just returned from a weekend away in the van around the Loch Rannoch area, somewhere we’ve been to many times before but there’s always little gems hidden away that we never can fit in for a short weekend. This time, we sought out the route to MacGregor’s Cave, a short walk through some woods […]

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Gear Review: Sprayway Challenger 350 Kids Sleeping Bag

The sleeping bag forms a key part of your sleep system when camping, and along with your groundmat will set if you are warm enough or kept awake with cold. Many children’s sleeping bags are not really warm enough in all but the most warm and settled weather in the UK. We have been testing […]

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The total from our fundraising challenge is in!

Here’s another blog about our summer fundraising challenge but this time, it’s all about YOU! The challenge was to bag 20+ munros over 4 weeks with our 5yo son, hoping to raise as much money as possible for Tommy’s  to fund their research in to miscarriage, stillbirth and premature births. The team and the work they are […]

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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 […]

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Mayar & Driesh the hard way

Dreish and Mayar are considered a couple of the easier hills in the Munro list and are pretty local to us so both Stacey and myself have done them before, but our son had not done Dreish, as he said didn’t have the energy earlier in the year on a 2 day walk and wildcamp in […]

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 summit sunrise

A summit sunrise on Beinn Bhreac

When we first started to put together routes for our summer fundraising challenge, we asked our son if there was anything he particularly wanted to do; overnight trips? single day trips? He immediately asked to see the sunrise from the top of a mountain, wanting to walk up during the night rather than just roll out […]