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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…

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Guide To Climbing The Highest Mountains in the UK

Advice On Climbing The Highest Mountains In The UK Climbing any mountain can be a great physical and mental challenge to conquer. That’s why we’ve put together all the information you need to make your climb up some of the highest mountains in the UK – offering hiking advice and pearls of wisdom. Find out which routes are the best for your capability levels as well as some hidden gems…

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Trekking Home to Zurich

By Connie Allen Travel local and experience the awesomeness of what is on your doorstep has definitely been the theme of hiking and adventure travel in 2020. It has been so inspiring to see the friends I’ve made on travels around the world show casing the best of their home country in social-distancing friendly tours in epic road trips, bicycle tours, climbing adventures and so on. So, we packed up…

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Van Life with Chaz Powell

I've been travelling the world now for around 16 years, and the more I’ve travelled and explored, the further I’ve pushed myself into wilder and more remote areas. My most recent journeys have mainly consisted of walking the length of some of Africa's wildest rivers: The Zambezi, The Gambia and The Mangoky. When I return to the UK from my explorations, I find myself gravitating towards a simple life in…

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7 Of The Best Road Trips to Add to Your Wishlist

The best road trips are the ones where you travel with good friends, listen to great road trip music and make amazing memories. After all, epic road trips aren’t about the destination, it’s about everything that happens along the way. From great American road trip holidays to European wonders, we’ve rounded up the best road trips in the world for you. So, what are you waiting for? Fling your luggage…

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Saving the Survivors : Seha

  Rhinos are poached for their horns. It’s a fact. A hard fact. Thankfully, the team at Saving the Survivors (STS) is there to help injured, wild animals that have been a victim of poaching or other traumatic events. It’s fair to say that their incredible work can be quite graphic, but the other side of the story celebrates survival and extraordinary tales of resilience and strength through some of…

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English Heritage : Looking After Our Sites During Lockdown

Words by Victoria Cunningham, Properties Manager, Hadrian’s Wall Working throughout the lockdown period has been both challenging and rewarding for me. As a Property Manager, I look after 7 sites along Hadrian’s Wall; 3 Roman Forts, 1 Roman Town, 2 Castles and 1 Augustinian Priory! Although these sites may have been closed to the public during lockdown, it’s still been really important to continue to carry out checks at them…

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Galapagos Conservation Trust: Where Is Hope The Whale Shark?

Hope the Whale Shark fitted with a device to her dorsal fin © Galapagos Whale Shark Project - By Jennifer Carew Our partners, Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT), support vital conservation work, including monitoring species such as Whale Sharks. In the last 75 years, data suggests that the population of the Whale Shark has decreased by 50%, which highlights the need to find out more about this vulnerable species to save…

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How To Pack Your Sustainable Hiking Backpack

Heading on a sustainable outdoor adventure? Whether you’re visiting a nature reserve or travelling further afield, we’re here to help you make your trip as environmentally conscious as possible. And what better place to start than with some eco-friendly packing tips? Fill your sustainable hiking backpack full of eco essentials for your adventure. We’ll talk you through how to pack an eco-friendly backpack step by step, plus everything you’ll need…

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English Heritage: Why you should explore Dover Castle

Words by Tom Hackett, Front of House Membership Manager, Dover Castle If you find yourself reading this blog then I have a question to ask you. Have you ever visited Dover Castle? If the answer is no, then let me tell you a little bit about what you’ve been missing. If the answer is yes, brilliant, but did you manage to see everything within the expansive grounds? There is a…