Hike

Emer Bog and Baddesley Common

County: Hampshire        Area: Just outside the New Forest – Romsey/North Baddesley Distance: 3.3km Time: 45mins Refreshments: None Parking – Numerous options, see below. Looking for a nice short walk near Romsey and North Baddesley, just outside of the New Forest? Then look no further than this walk! It goes through the two nature reserves of …

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New Forest

New Forest Walk: Fritham

County: Hampshire        Area: New Forest Distance: 11.8km / 7.3miles Time: 2hr 40minutes Refreshments: The Royal Oak, Fritham Overview This is a beautiful circular walk on the ‘quieter’ side of the Forest, where you will see New Forest Ponies and Donkeys. Although Fritham itself is a popular hotspot for the ponies, locals and tourists! Most of …

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Orienteering

Orienteering

Orienteering gives you the opportunity the enjoy the fresh air, get outside, learn new skills, and discover new areas! I had never thought about doing an orienteering course until a couple of weeks ago. I was looking to do some preparation for my speed navigation test for the International Mountain Leader course, and it was …

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Aviemore

Aviemore

Getting to Aviemore from Hampshire, is never the quickest journey. However my journey was pretty relaxing and actually as quick as it could be. Flying from Heathrow to Inverness, the wind made sure there was enough turbulence to make the grey cloud more interesting! I had booked Highland Yaks to pick me up from the …

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South Downs Way

South Downs Way

The South Downs Way is a beautiful National Trail running through the South Downs National Park. It is one of the most diverse and breathtaking landscapes in the UK. The trail can be completed on foot, bike or horse – so lots of options to get on the trail and see the beautiful chalky escarpments …

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Swiss Alps: The Gasterntal and Klus Gorge hike

Distance: 13km Refreshments: Selden (start of walk), Hotel Waldhaus (midway through) and then back in Kandersteg This is a lovely walk, going down the canyon, the Klus Gorge and back to Kandersteg. Following a river all the way down made it easy to navigate and added to the sense of serenity. Having been to Canada …

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