To celebrate National Bike Week, we have compiled a list of the best cycle routes around the U.K to explore. From the coastal views along the trails in Devon up to the rugged challenges of North Wales, with a stunning backdrop of the Snowdonia mountain range, there is a route for every type of cyclist to try! To help you pick the best route, for you and your group, we have also highlighted who the trail best suits.
Summer is here, and we are seeing glorious sunny days, so now is the perfect time to plan a last-minute staycation break to make the most of the summer! For those of you that love the great outdoors and the coast (and who doesn’t?!), here are six of our favourite walks in the U.K:
We are very fortunate in this country to have such a wealth of magnificent beaches and coastline for all to enjoy. Recently, Cornwall was given multiple awards for its well-kept beaches, as the Keep Britain Tidy listings were announced.
The results mean that a third of bathing beaches in England can proudly fly a flag that marks them out as the best in the country.
Staycation is the hottest trend in UK travel right now. Gone are the days and stigma of Butlins summer camps and in are the alternative, reliable and family-friendly holiday options across the whole of the country. From glamping UK breaks to log-cabins to treehouses to yurts, there are plenty of family-friendly options that provide a super-fun holiday experience for all the family.
With our need to have unique experiences that fit our values and budgets, glamping has become an appealing option for travellers. The UK has seen also seen an increase in Brits taking staycations over the last following years, with 4 out of 5 citizens stating they would take rather have an adventure back home according to reports by Go Outdoors. It is no surprise with the rising prices of holidays abroad!
Whether you are considering living in a yurt for eco-reasons, to cut down costs or simply to try something new, our ‘how to live in a yurt’ blog will unveil all of the wonderful aspects that this lifestyle entails. It doesn’t matter whether this is simply going to be your summer retreat or your full-time home, you’ll certainly find it an interesting read. Our 10-step guide will help you to make an informed decision on whether living in a yurt is for you. If you decide that it is for you, our guide can help you to make the right preparations for your new lifestyle so that you get the full level of enjoyment from your new, unique home!
Looking for an adventure this year? You don’t have to travel around the world to get one. Believe us. Wales has every outdoor activity you could possibly want, and many you may not have even realised were possible! There are even accommodation options that allow you to enjoy the great outdoors such as glamping; Wales is a magical country that every outdoor lover needs to explore and find out just why Wales is crowned the country of outdoor adventure!
Spring is the time of year when we start to see everything in nature ‘springing’ and bursting into a new lease of life! With the days warming up and the nights getting longer, you can enjoy the sound of the birds singing, and the butterflies floating by while you take in the beautiful fresh air.
The humble bumble bee is a very busy insect! To keep the bees buzzing we’ve put together ways we can look out for the hard workers that make tasty honey and do an incredible job of pollenating our plants.