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Prescribe Yourself a Dose of Ecotherapy this April to Coincide with Stress Awareness Month

With one in three adults feeling overly anxious during the pandemic, Stress Awareness Month will certainly be widely acknowledged across the UK this year. From 1st – 30th April health care professionals and experts across the country will join forces to increase public awareness about the causes and cures to stresses brought on by the pandemic and day to day life. This month you might hear many of the experts…

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The Revival of Marble Hill House by Rachel Morrison

There is an exciting project underway at Marble Hill. We are working hard to open the house more often, revive the landscape, and - from the play area to the sports pitches - improve the facilities across the park. My role within Marble Hill celebrates this fantastic revival of Marble Hill house and grounds by building relationships, forging opportunities and exploring ways in which heritage and indeed Marble Hill can…

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Free The Mind and Body by Discovering The Benefits of Forest Bathing

Life in the fast lane can sometimes mean that we forget to make our well-being a top priority, but now more than ever it is important to pause, relax and calm the mind. For those looking to unwind and escape the bustle of busy day-to-day life, we suggest trying the Japanese relaxation method of Forest Bathing - an excellent remedy that allows you to enjoy the outdoors as well as…

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Tom Hollow | Photographer of the Month

Meet the photographer behind our SS21 campaign, located quite literally half way across the world! We caught up with Tom via zoom to ask him to share some of his best kept photography secrets in our first Craghoppers’ Photographer of the Month feature. How would you describe your photography style "Run & Gun. I first aim to establish authentic and genuine relationships with my clients / subjects, and then capture…

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5 Benefits to Listening to Nature Sounds

It’s no secret that the past 12 months have been a struggle; being unable to visit the people and places we love has taken a mental and physical toll on many. So to help bring your mind and body back to relaxation, how does the soothing sounds of trickling water and rustle of leaves sound?  It has been proven that immersing in the sounds of Mother Nature can significantly reduce…

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5 Of The Best Walks In Cork

Whether you’re from Cork or you’re just visiting, we’re here to help you get the most out of your stay. While exploring the city is great fun, there are plenty of hikes you can embark on if you fancy venturing out of the city a little more. That’s why we’ve rounded up five of the best walks in Cork to provide you with some inspiration. Read on to discover some…

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Family Hiking Guide

Heading on a family adventure is always thrilling for everyone involved. But what about the practicalities along the way? If you’re planning an outdoor expedition with your little ones, you might be thinking about spending a day or two hiking. Perfect for getting some fresh air and blowing off steam, hiking with kids is a great activity – but you’ll need to be prepared. Not sure where to start? We’ll…

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Our Guide to GORE-TEX Care

Is your GORE-TEX waterproof jacket no longer keeping you dry? Have you found that you’re not quite locking out the rain during your outdoor adventures? Without regular care, all waterproof jackets lose their effectiveness, and this includes GORE-TEX. But they don’t have to. GORE-TEX care and maintenance is easy: you only need to follow a few simple steps to make your GORE-TEX jacket as good as new. From how to…

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Walking the Wild Atlantic Way

For 2,500km of unspoilt coastline, where better to head than the Wild Atlantic Way? If you fancy really immersing yourself in the salty sea air, try walking the Wild Atlantic Way instead of driving. Whether you choose to stick to the coastal paths or decide to head inland to explore the intriguing towns and villages, you won’t regret adventuring through this magical region of Ireland. But where does the Wild…

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We asked 5 amazing women we work with, “How do we encourage our next generation of female leaders?”

At Craghoppers, we work with many strong, amazing women every day – in the workplace, through our partnerships and our Ambassadors. We are truly inspired. This International Women’s Day, we would like to share with you a snapshot into the lives of 5 of them. These women are each making their mark in the world – in Business, The Arts, Outdoors and Conservation - some in more male dominated environments.…