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Volunteering at English Heritage

English Heritage cares for over 400 buildings, monuments and places including world famous  prehistoric sites, grand medieval castles and Roman forts – even a Cold War bunker. Our sites need a lot of care to ensure that our heritage is preserved for all to enjoy and our success is reliant on the dedication of the people who work for us, including our large team of Volunteers. In today’s challenging times,…

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Autumn

Fancy a break before the cold weather settles in? Autumn holidays are just the thing. Explore woodland wonderlands and other autumn travel destinations surrounded by fiery foliage and take some snaps of the stunning seasonal landscapes. So make sure you don’t forget your camera! But where to go? We’ve put together a list of the top 5 best places to visit in autumn to make the decision easier for you.…

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5 Fun Family Days Out In Winter

Getting outside, being active and breathing in fresh air is vital for both your physical and mental health. And this isn’t just the case for adults – kids need plenty of quality time outdoors too! But as the dark nights draw in and the chill in the air intensifies, it’s easy to spend all day indoors. Running out of activity ideas with your kids? Discover our five fun family days…

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Choosing The Best Waterproof Trousers For You

Fed up of getting soaked through on your rainy hiking adventures? It’s time to invest in some new kit. And the best place to start is with trousers. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with choices, we’re here to help. Use our guide on choosing the best waterproof trousers for you to get you started. We’ll talk you through the different kinds of waterproof walking trousers available and their key features. How…

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Choosing The Best Walking Trousers for You

Looking for a new pair of walking trousers? You’re in the right place. We’re here to talk you through the different types of walking trousers available, the seasons and activities they’re best for, and some of their key features. Interested? Keep on reading our guide to choosing the best walking trousers for you. How To Choose Walking Trousers When it comes to choosing the right pair of walking trousers, there’s…

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Top 7 Hikes In Ireland

Whether you’re planning an adventure with the family or you’re in need of some destination inspiration, we’ve got you. Dust off your hiking boots and get exploring the beautiful Irish countryside with our top seven hikes in Ireland. From the rugged views of the north to the brisk coastal walks near Dublin, find something that tickles your fancy in our list. Where To Go Hiking In Ireland 1. The Famine…

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Why Choose Zip Off Trousers

If versatility and spontaneity are at the top of your list when it comes to hiking, invest in a pair of zip off trousers. But what are the benefits exactly? Don’t worry. We’re here to run you through why convertible trousers might just be the best pair of hiking trousers for you. From the key features and how they work to the added benefits on your adventures, discover everything you…

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Adventure Together with Get Out with the Kids

With COVID-19 Lockdown restrictions eased and a forecast for decent weather, we excitedly headed off for a mini-adventure weekend in Wales with the caravan. Our destination was Glanllyn campsite, a large site on the shores of Llyn Tegid (Lake Bala), the largest natural lake in Wales. With restrictions and guidelines still in place, the campsite was quiet, and we couldn't believe our luck with our pitch, with uninterpreted views over…

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Connie Allen – Film and Documentary suggestions on the Key Environmental Issues of our Time

Last month, Craghoppers revealed its “Mindfully made collection”, a line committed to responsible, sustainable sourcing of materials, responsible incorporation of social impact programmes, and environmental and conservation initiatives. In celebration of this launch, I thought I would put together a collaborative list of the best films and documentaries on the topics Craghoppers cares so strongly about – facing the environmental challenges of our time. The medium of film and documentary…

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Where to buy recycled clothes

Brand new clothes, without the guilt. Clothes made from recycled materials allow you to purchase new garments for yourself with reduced environmental impact. More and more clothing companies are starting to produce recycled plastic clothing lines in a bid to become more sustainable – which is great, although it can get a little overwhelming. Not sure where to start looking? There’s no need to stress, because we’ve created this guide…