Mini Adventure: The New Forest

I love exploring parts of the UK that I haven’t been too before so when planning our bank holiday get-a-away we decided to head to the New Forest, which despite being pretty much on our doorstep we hadn’t visited before! We stayed at the lovely Harry’s Fields Campsite, which is a medium sized independent campsite…

Midsummer Paddle in Studland Bay

Had the the opportunity to do some kayaking whilst camping in Studland the other weekend. Kayaking is not something I do very often, but I’ve always enjoyed it. We were on our annual girlie camping weekend so the five of us decided to give it a go, what could possible go wrong! We got kitted…

Fort William and the West Coast of Scotland

We headed north last week with a group of mates to combine watching the UCI World Cup Downhill race at Fort William with a bit of an explore of the west coast of Scotland. After 9 hours in the car with a toddler (not the nightmare I thought it might be) we were all relieved…

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup: Fort William

We traveled up to the west coast of Scotland and stayed just outside of Fort William for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. After enjoying a couple of days exploring the Fort William area it was Sunday – race day! We parked in Fort William had caught the shuttle bus service to the venue at the Nevis…

Snowboarding in Les Gets with the Family

Choosing a destination for a winter holiday is becoming more tricky with an increasing number of factors to take into consideration. This year we picked Les Gets and we were not left disappointed. This years group was all about family, me, my husband our two year old, my sister and my Dad and his partner….

Family fun at the Forest of Dean

Family day out in the excellent and beautiful Forest of Dean – cycling on the family trail and zip wire fun at the National Dive Centre. We popped over to the Forest of Dean last weekend for some family adventure time! First up was ‘The Wire’ at the National Diving & Activity Centre in Chepstow….

Bath to Bristol Cycle Path: A Toddling Bike Adventure

So we have been waiting for spring to jump into action so we can get out on our bikes as a family for the first time! Well, today was the day – it was a bank holiday and the sun was shining so it was time to get peddling! I am pretty experienced cyclist but…

Snowboarding with a baby…Part II

After the success of last years snow holiday with a baby (you can read all about here), when my son was just 8 weeks old, we decided to take a gamble and take him with us again this year! In some ways this years trip took more organisation and was a little more daunting, as…

Snowboarding with a baby!

After finding out that I was expecting, my thoughts quickly turned to how I was going to fit the baby in with my love of snowboarding! My little boy was boy was born in December 2013, and eight weeks later we hit the slopes…how hard can snowboarding with a baby be?! I have to admit…