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Product review: Outwell Collapsible Kettle

Finding room for all your gear in a campervan can often be a tricky thing to do with such a limited amount of space. So having practical gear is a must and when it can conveniently pack down smaller, well that’s an added bonus. With that in mind, we’ve recently been reviewing a collapsible 1.5l kettle from Outwell, who offer […]

Spring munrobagging weekend

A spring munrobagging weekend

Saturday morning started early with us quickly getting dressed and throwing our gear into the car to set off on our weekend adventure. We jumped in and set off, tucking into our breakfast, all before 7am. We drove through Dundee, through Kirriemuir and onwards towards Glen Doll, our starting point for the weekend. Just after Kirriemuir […]

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 […]