We recently took a little trip to Belshaw’s Quarry, located just outside Lisburn, to enjoy a wander around the nature reserve to check-out the nature-inspired sculptures dotted along the trail. It was our first time there and as we drove along the country lane to … Continue reading Wild Places to Visit Northern Ireland – Belshaw’s Quarry
My first real memory of hiking is me sitting at the bottom of Slieve Donard in the Mourne Mountains crying because I hated every moment of it, and my Mum would tell you this was a regular occurrence when I was a child. I hated … Continue reading 100KM ISN’T THAT FAR, IS IT? – GUEST BLOG BY KATY MCMONAGLE
I am over the moon to be included in this wonderful selection of blogs on the Britmums ‘Outdoor Adventure’ round-up. Compiled by Lucy from Kids of the Wild, this feature about child-free challenges for personal wellbeing is sure to get you excited about planning some adventures of your own…there are ideas to inspire everyone!
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Big thanks to Trekking NI for featuring me on their excellent blog once again. This time with an article about ‘Returning to the mountains after an injury’.
“Here comes the sun…” These are the words that filled the air as we cycled along the traffic-free route from Belfast City Hall to Botanic Gardens yesterday morning (and I haven’t stopped humming them since!). Ironically, despite all my best efforts all week long at … Continue reading MY BELFAST – CICLOVIA 2018
Kelly asked me a while back to contribute to her blog. We have similar attitudes to being outdoors, adventuring, and encouraging a love of nature with our kids. So I’m finally getting around to it… I love maps, travel, natural landscapes and enjoying and protecting … Continue reading A FRENCH ADVENTURE
Isn’t June a wonderful month?! Longer days to savour, and the promise of chilled-out summer days just around the corner with lots of exciting things to look forward. The kids are excitedly counting down the days until school finishes for the holidays – only 1 … Continue reading 30 DAYS WILD – WEEK 3
I arrived home from work around 6pm on Saturday, grabbed a quick shower and change of clothes, popped our small tent in the boot of the car along with a few snacks and off my husband, Trevor, and I took for a night of camping … Continue reading Mourne Mountain Microadventure
I cannot believe that is Week 2 of 30 Days Wild over already! The weeks are whizzing by so quickly. The kids have only 2 weeks left at school until the mayhem of 8 weeks of summer break commences (Yes, you heard me right…8 whole … Continue reading 30 Days Wild – Week 2
With recent bursts of sunshine, longer days upon us and the end of the school year rapidly approaching our thoughts have inevitably turned to our summer plans when we will spend more time outdoors as family. I especially love this time of year, when I … Continue reading OUR OUTDOORS ‘TO DO’ LIST #30DAYSWILD