THE OUTDOOR BLOGGERS BLOG

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | HELEN AND JENNIFER, 1 VISION 2 GIRLS

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Name | Helen Garcia and Jennifer Rhodes Blog | 1 Vision 2 Girls Social Media | Helen’s and Jennifer’s Twitter, Helen’s and Jennifer’s Facebook, Helen’s and Jennifer’s Instagram Where in the world are you answering these questions? London Describe your blog in one sentence. Adventurous and a little bit crazy. What sparked your love of the outdoors? From young children our families have … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | ELLIOTT, SEE OUTSIDE

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Name | Elliott Waring Blog | See Outside Social Media | Elliot’s Twitter, Elliot’s Instagram   Where in the world are you answering these questions? Sat in the back of my van with a brew. Describe your blog in one sentence. A place for me to document my adventures, share my passion with others through photography, and give advice. What … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | TERRY AND EMILY, DRIVE AND HIKE

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Name | Terry and Emily Hammond Blog | Drive and Hike Social Media | Terry’s and Emily’s Twitter, Terry’s and Emily’s Pinterest, Terry’s and Emily’s Instagram Where in the world are you answering these questions? A road trip and hiking blog, encouraging independent adventure to make every mile epic. What sparked your love of the outdoors? Back in November 2015, we … Read More

THE BIG OUTDOOR BLOGGERS CLEANUP ROUNDUP

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As Outdoor Bloggers, we care about the environment and enjoy sharing our passion for the Great Outdoors with as many people as possible. Sadly, one common aspect of the outdoors that’s difficult to miss is the abundance of litter. Not only is it unsightly, it is also a danger to wildlife and can, in the case of plastics, take thousands … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | SARAH, THE URBAN WANDERER

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Name | Sarah Irving Blog | The Urban Wanderer Social Media | Sarah’s Twitter, Sarah’s Facebook, Sarah’s Instagram Where in the world are you answering these questions? From my studio at home in the East of Manchester, UK Describe your blog in one sentence. Inspiring outside adventures in Manchester, North West and beyond wherever you may be What sparked your … Read More

GEOCACHING: A SEARCH FOR ADVENTURE

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I was never an ‘outdoorsy’ child growing up; I much preferred staying inside playing nice cosy indoor games – nothing boisterous and definitely nothing that would involve my clothes getting dirty! I discovered geocaching in 2013 and swiftly found myself unleashing an inner child who absolutely loves climbing trees, splashing in streams and generally getting mucky! For those that don’t … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | ANGUS AND VIVIAN, ANGUS AND VIVIAN ADVENTURES

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Name | Angus and Vivian Blog | Angus and Vivian Adventures Social Media | Angus and Vivian’s Twitter, Angus and Vivian’s Facebook, Angus’ Instagram, Vivian’s Instagram Where in the world are you answering these questions? Macclesfield, UK Describe your blog in one sentence. We’re outdoor enthusiasts who believe what climbs up, must dives down. What sparked your love of the … Read More

ORDNANCE SURVEY GETOUTSIDE CHAMPIONS 2017

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Ordnance Survey, known best for their orange and pink maps, have launched their GetOutside campaign for 2017 to help encourage us all to get outside more and explore the best of our countryside. Outdoor Bloggers are super proud that a number of our members have been included in this year’s GetOutside Champion team. Glyn from Hill Walking for the Over … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | SHELL, CAMPING WITH STYLE

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It is Shell’s turn to be featured in our blogger spotlight this week. She writes over at Camping with Style, Name | Shell Robshaw-Bryan Blog | Camping with Style Social Media | Shell’s Twitter, Shell’s Instagram, Shell’s Facebook Where in the world are you answering these questions? I’m currently sat at home in Cheshire, England. Describe your blog in one sentence. … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | KEARBY, BEYOND THE BLACK MOUNTAIN

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We continue our blogger spotlight feature with Kearby, who blogs at Beyond the Black Mountain.  Name | Kearby Bridges Blog | Beyond the Black Mountain Social Media | Kearby’s Twitter, Kearby’s Instagram Where in the world are you answering these questions? From a 400 sq. ft cabin on Table Rock Lake, Missouri, US. I’m outside of the world-famous MidWestern version of Las … Read More

THE GO OUTDOORS ‘BEST OUTDOOR BLOG 2016’

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GO Outdoors have recently announced the winner of their 2016 awards for the outdoor industry which includes the title of Best Outdoor Blog. Fiona Outdoors, written by Fiona Russell, focussing on her favourite activities including running, cycling and walking in rural Scotland, was awarded this year’s title having produced a series of articles and videos documenting her experiences and encouraging others … Read More

MONTHLY TWITTER CHATS 2017

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The Outdoor Bloggers monthly twitter chats are a really fun way to get together online with fellow members, brands and other outdoors lovers to chat about all kinds of outdoorsy things. We get together on the third Tuesday of each month (ish… the dates are below) from 7.30pm until 8.30pm. Each month we choose a theme and ask a few relevant … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | KATE, THE ADVENTURES OF KATE

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Time for another one of our member profiles here on the Outdoor Bloggers blog. We ask one of our members the same set of questions so we can get to know them a little better. Today we have some words from Zoe over at Splodz Blogz, who is one half of the Outdoor Bloggers organising team…        Name | … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | ZOE, SPLODZ BLOGZ

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Time for another one of our member profiles here on the Outdoor Bloggers blog. We ask one of our members the same set of questions so we can get to know them a little better. Today we have some words from Zoe over at Splodz Blogz, who is one half of the Outdoor Bloggers organising team…  Name | Zoe Blog | … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | LAUREN, THE HELPFUL HIKER

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We’re back for the second in our new series of blogger profiles here on the Outdoor Bloggers blog. We ask one of our members the same set of questions so we can get to know them a little better. This time it’s the turn of Lauren from the Helpful Hiker…     Name | Lauren Blog Name | The Helpful Hiker  Social … Read More

FOLLOW YOUR FEET – KEEN APHLEX BOOTS WINNER

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One of the things we were super excited to do while we were at the Outdoor Bloggers weekend in Snowdonia last month was run a competition with KEEN. They very kindly offered us a pair of their new Aphlex hiking boots to give away to one blogger attending our event          During the weekend we asked the bloggers attending to take photographs on the theme set … Read More

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT | JENNI TULIP, THE THRIFTY MAGPIES NEST

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Welcome to the first in a new series of blogger profiles here on the Outdoor Bloggers blog. Each month we will ask one of our members the same series of questions so we can get to know them a little better. First up we have Jenni, one of bloggers who started the network and organises our events.      Name | Jenni Tulip Blog … Read More

OUTDOOR BLOGGERS WEEKEND THANKS

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This weekend the Outdoor Bloggers headed over to Snowdonia for a meet-up and camping weekend. Now we’re all back home (and recovering), we wanted to post a few thank you’s as we’ve had some great support for our second annual weekend event.     Our sponsors for the weekend were the guys over at Mud and Routes. They provided the camping, which … Read More

ANNOUNCING THE OUTDOOR BLOGGERS WEEKEND 2016

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Following a really fun weekend of camping and hiking in Edale in May 2015, Jenni and I are very pleased to announce our next Outdoor Bloggers Weekend will take place in in the beautiful surroundings of Snowdon in Wales. Sitting at Kinder Downfall on our hike at the Outdoor Bloggers Weekend in Edale. Last time around a few of us met in Edale and walked up … Read More

WHY SHOULD MORE PEOPLE #GETOUTSIDE?

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The OS (Ordnance Survey) believe that an active outdoor lifestyle helps you to live longer, stay younger and enjoy life more. But it is a sad fact that research tells us fewer and fewer people are regularly getting outside, either on foot, on bike or by any other means.   Despite the advice from Public Heath England that says that … Read More

MY SUMMER BUCKET LIST | BLOG THEME FOR JUNE

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Despite the erratic weather, summer is definitely here and we have the wonderful Lauren from The Helpful Hiker setting this month’s blog theme and inspiring us with her plans and goals for the coming months.   For this month’s Outdoor Bloggers theme I thought I’d look forward and write down some of my outdoor plans for this summer. Hopefully writing … Read More

THE INAUGURAL OUTDOOR BLOGGERS WEEKEND

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This weekend we had our first Outdoor Bloggers Weekend – an opportunity for bloggers who love and write about the outdoors to get together for some camping and hiking in Edale, Derbyshire.   There were four of us in the end after a couple weren’t able to make it, a nice little group to get things started. We came up trumps at Greenacre … Read More

NEW LIFE | BLOG THEME FOR MAY

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Jenni Tulip from The Thrifty Magpies Nest takes you on a tour of the birds nests in her wood this May… Read More

FROM YOUR OWN FRONT DOOR | BLOG THEME FOR APRIL

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Each month we are inviting a member blogger to set and introduce a blog theme for the month. This is meant as a way of getting to know each other better – and giving us some inspiration for our own blogs. If you would like to, please take this theme and write about it on your own blog and share … Read More