Guide to hiking the Welsh 3 Peaks

Guide to hiking the Welsh 3 Peaks

The Welsh 3 Peaks is a brilliant hiking challenge that takes in the highest mountains in Wales' main mountain regions: Brecon Beacons, South Snowdonia and North Snowdonia. It's a total walking distance of 17 miles (27.4km) and covers an accent of over 2200 meters....

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30+ DofE volunteering ideas in the UK

30+ DofE volunteering ideas in the UK

Stuck for inspiration when it comes to DofE volunteering ideas? Then check out the list below for 30+ opportunities in the UK that you can use towards this part of your award. YOU MIGHT ALSO WANT TO CHECK OUT: DofE Kit list: The best rucksack and gear for your...

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A birthday party I will NEVER forget!

A birthday party I will NEVER forget!

On the 9th of February 2017 I launched a Facebook group. I called it Love Her Wild - an adventure community to celebrate and encourage more women to get outdoors. At the same time, I published a post inviting women to apply to join me on The Everest Adventure. It was...

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7 Best hiking backpacks under £100 (for 2021)

7 Best hiking backpacks under £100 (for 2021)

If you are searching for the best hiking backpacks under £100 then the budget is obviously a consideration. While some backpacks go considerably higher than this in price (fancy an Osprey Aether Pro costing £300), I think £100 is a good budget to work with. For this...

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DofE kit list: the best rucksack & gear for your expedition

DofE kit list: the best rucksack & gear for your expedition

Having the right gear and equipment for your Duke of Edinburgh expedition is going to make all the difference. You want to make sure that every item you carry with you is comfortable and essential so you aren't lugging around extra weight. This DofE kit list -...

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Reflections on 2019….and some exciting plans ahead!

Reflections on 2019….and some exciting plans ahead!

I'm so terrible at acknowledging and celebrating my success that when I got to the end of 2019 I thought it'd been just ok. Growing Patreon, passing 25,000 monthly visitors to my blog, increasing my online following, finding a literary agent, learn how to rock climb,...

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DofE Gold expedition – ideas & tips from those who’ve passed!

DofE Gold expedition – ideas & tips from those who’ve passed!

Gearing up for your DofE Gold expedition can be a daunting task. This guide was put together to help you! We draw on the experience of those who have passed. Find out what tips and ideas they have to help you prepare for your own Duke of Edinburgh Gold expedition....

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Guide to hiring a campervan in London

Guide to hiring a campervan in London

London has a lot of Campervan hire companies and makes a great starting point for a caravanning trip in the UK. It's home to London Heathrow airport and has easy access to sights across England, Wales and Scotland (if you don't mind a bit of driving to get there). In...

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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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