5 family friendly activities near Aviemore

5 family friendly activities near Aviemore

Aviemore, in the heart of the Cairngorms is a great place to visit any time of the year for outdoors families with activities to suit children of any age including canoeing, hiking and biking around the surrounding areas. Here are a few of our family favourite activities. Rothiemurchus – There is a plethora of activities for families to get […]

family adventure blogs by an outdoors family

Family adventure blogs to follow in 2017

Whether you’re a seasoned pro at getting your kids outside or just starting out and after a bit of advice and inspiration, looking online is always guaranteed to throw some useful information your way. There are hundreds of blogs offering just that, ranging from beginner guides to advice about routes, clothing or gadgets and inspirational family time spent outdoors […]

Our year of mountains by An Outdoors Family

Our year of mountain adventures 2016

Last year was a fantastic year for us in terms of getting away for family adventures; from our first winter wild camp to 9 days campervanning around the Outer Hebrides and finding snow in sunny Spain in June. But in terms of getting out to the hills, I don’t think we ever thought it would’ve been as big […]

what do adventurers eat for breakfast?

What do adventurers eat for breakfast?

Imagine this:  You’ve spent days packing and unpacking, making sure you have the essentials for your 3day walk and wild camp trip in the Cairngorms. You’ve got the tent, down quilt, airbeds, cooker, waterproofs, hats, gloves. The list goes on. But you’ve got everything. Absolutely everything, including food. Oh yes. Food. You’ve packed enough variety […]

An Outdoors Family Gear Review of Trespass Amherst Jacket

Gear Review: Trespass Amherst Softshell Jacket

I have been testing the Amherst softshell jacket from Trespass over the last few weeks and have to say I love it. I have been wanting a Softshell jacket for a while, remembering an old Windstopper fleece I had many years ago. It was excellent for messing around outside on days that were forecast to […]

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 […]