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25 Recommended Outdoor/Adventure Books

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Take your imagination on an adventure with these books  

When the day is done and you want to put your feet up in front of the fire, kick back in your camping chair under the stars, or lay out on the beach – there’s nothing finer than a good adventure story to whisk your mind away with tales of exploration and discovery. So we’ve compiled a list of some recommended books to take you on the trip of a lifetime.

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#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 4: Birds

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 4 

Week 4 of our #ScrapbookOutdoors challenge was looking to bring out the wildlife photographer in you, when we asked you to get outdoors and snap some photos of birds. The challenge fell at the same time as the RSPB big garden bird watch, and we had some fantastic photos from around the globe.

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#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 3: ‘Blue’

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 3

For week 3 in our #ScrapbookOutdoors project we wanted to come to the rescue of the colour blue. We thought it might have been having a week after ‘Blue Monday’, so we urged you to get outside and show how great the blue outdoors could be, after all as a European composer once said “I’m Blue da ba dee da ba da”

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Six Nations of the Outdoors

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Six Nations of the outdoors – which country will win?

It’s Six Nations time again and while Rugby Union fans from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy are supporting their team to glory, we thought we’d pitch these six countries against each other in a very different type of competition.

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Relieve stress with the outdoors

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A five minute walk on your lunch break could lead to great health benefits.

We’re not all lucky enough to work in the greenest areas of the country, many of us are city folk and studies show that people surrounded by inner-city living and working are generally more susceptible to stress and stress related illness.

People have been telling you to get outdoors since you were young, enjoy the sunshine, and in modern times – put down that games controller! Scottish Natural Heritage is currently urging workers in Glasgow to get out of the office on their  Read more

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