An Outdoors Family The Outdoors Fix

The Outdoors Fix – a chat about our family adventures

The Outdoors Fix is a podcast hosted by Liv Bolton, which, acoording to her website is “A podcast to inspire people wanting to make adventures outdoors a bigger part of their life”. We’re the first to admit, we were a bit shocked when we got a message from her asking if we could have a […]

An Outdoors Family Shared Parental Leave New Zealand

Why we chose to spend our shared parental leave in New Zealand

When we had our son last summer,  we decided to make use of shared parental leave, taking three months off at the start of this year. We were wanting to go on an adventure, take in the views,  go on hikes,  lounge on beaches and do a spot of wildlife watching while we were at […]

An Outdoors Family munrobagging as a family

Munrobagging with kids; a checklist

Getting outdoors here in Scotland is something we can’t get enough of as a family. We’ve had countless adventures wildcamping, getting away in our campervan, canoeing or challenging ourselves on some of Scotland’s best mountains. Munros are mountains in Scotland that are over 3000ft. There are 282 munros and people who climb them are called […]

an outdoors family autumn family adventures

Flexibility is key to adventuring with kids, so is having the proper kit!

We had plans for today… we’d been keeping an eye on the weather forecast which looked incredible for bagging a munro… low wind, great visibility, no rain forecast but very low temperatures. Nothing awful. So we packed our bags yesterday, all except the jackets we’d used in the snow as they were drying out. We […]