Guide to the Best 4m Bell Tent (2022)

Guide to the Best 4m Bell Tent (2022)

Buying a 4m bell tent was probably one of the best purchases I have ever made. I do a lot of camping with my job (running the women’s adventure community Love Her Wild), alongside giving talks at festivals. I’ve got my lightweight tent for when I go on my adventures...

Champing: a guide to camping in ancient churches

Champing: a guide to camping in ancient churches

Light was already starting to come through the windows at half four in the morning. I reached across my camp-bed to feel the temperature of the baby sleeping heavily next to me. She was feeling chilly - the damp cold of the church cutting through her layers. I scooped...

11 Best Campsites near Pen y Fan

11 Best Campsites near Pen y Fan

This guide was put together to help visitors find campsites near Pen Y Fan. Most of them are likely to be hikers looking to scale the Brecon Beacon's most famous mountain. Pen Y Fan is the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons at 886 metres (2,907 ft). It's a...

Taking the finger off pause: my 2022 goals

Taking the finger off pause: my 2022 goals

My end-of-year blog is usually my favourite to write. But this one felt different. It's taken me a long time to collect my thoughts, process 2021 and decide how I feel about the coming months. The last year has been really hard for me (and many others, I know). 2020...

60+ Books about Marine Conservation & the ocean

60+ Books about Marine Conservation & the ocean

Passionate about marine conservation and ocean animals? One of the best ways to learn about our oceans and the creatures that call it home is through reading. Below is a comprehensive list of books that cover these topics - from inspiring memoirs by marine...

THREE STRIPES SOUTH: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!

THREE STRIPES SOUTH: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL!

To celebrate the release of my debut book Three Stripes South, I'm running a Christmas special! Buy a signed copy of my book along with a 'Life is Better Outdoors patch for just £8 (inc delivery). Or get 2 signed copies and patches for just £14 (including delivery)....

Family Adventures: A 3-day Dartmoor Buggy hike

Family Adventures: A 3-day Dartmoor Buggy hike

We almost didn't go. The packing had been an absolute faff to get our heads around. The weather forecast wasn't looking great, the baby was having a terrible few days with teething and our original plan - to hike the Ridgeway - went down the drain last minute due to...

Hiking and wild camping with a baby!

Hiking and wild camping with a baby!

It was even better than I thought it would be! The baby loved being outdoors, climbing about on rocks and pointing and the dozens of horses, sheep and cows that are scattered across Dartmoor. She slept great and we loved the walking and our wild swim on the last day....

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I'm Bex Band, adventurer & founder of the women's adventure community Love Her Wild. I want to inspire more people to go on adventures to grow in confidence & to reconnect with our natural spaces.

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