#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 12: Forests & Woodland

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 12 

Inspired by National Day of Forests, we urged you all to get out among the trees this week. This week’s theme was looking at forests, woodland and trees and there were so many fantastic, stunning, and dramatic photos to choose from, but here are some of our favourites: Read more

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60 Family Friendly Festivals in the UK

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Looking for a different kind of holiday in 2017? Why not try a festival? 

Finding a festival that’s suitable for you and your children to attend can be a challenge, not to mention expensive. So we’ve taken the hard work out of searching and provided 60 of our top picks and best of all they’re all family friendly!

If you’re planning on attending a festival this year then be sure to read out our Festival Checklist

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The Calibre Beastnut Is Born!

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The arrival of the BEAST 

In the immortal words of Hunter S. Thompson: ‘He who makes a beast of himself, gets rid of the pain of being a man’. The mountain biking world has been a buzz about the arrival of the limited edition, almost mythical ‘Beastnut’ from Calibre, and we’re delighted to say we’ve got the first video footage of it out in the wild.

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#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 11: Green

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 11 

During the week of St Patrick’s Day we wanted to celebrate with a theme of green, and we left it up to you guys what you sent in. We ended up with some incredibly pretty an atmospheric photos sent through, so here are our favourites:

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Six Nations of the Outdoors Tournament

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If the Six Nations countries faced off in a battle of the outdoors? Who’d win?

As we welcome in February, along with it comes the Six Nations rugby tournament. We’re not so much into rugby, but we do love the six nations that take part. So we got to thinking, what if the six nations taking part faced off in a head to head vote with the best of their outdoors on offer? So that’s exactly what we’re going to do:

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#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 10: Dogs

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 10 

WOW, what a week! It’s been one of the most popular #ScrapbookOutdoors theme’s yet, with hundreds of entries. This week dog lovers had their eyes glued looking for the Crufts best in show, but we wanted to leave the show ring and get back to being wild. We loved seeing your daily photos of your adventure pups, and we’ve collected a few of our favourites here:

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New for 2017: Ezy Dog

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Ezy Dog lands at GO Outdoors with a bumper range 

We all love our four legged adventure buddies, and new for 2017 you’ll be able to pick from a great range of Ezy Dog products in GO outdoors stores and online. Here we take a look at what is available for your furry friend’s next outdoor adventure.

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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 9: Outdoor Women

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 9 

March 8th marks International Women’s Day, and over the last week the theme of our weekly photo challenge has been to celebrate ‘Outdoor Women’. It’s been great to see all the photos come in from around the UK and further afield. So join us in celebrating these women of adventure: Read more

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#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 8: Explore Wales

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 8 

Dydd gwyl dewi hapus! Happy St David’s Day to all. Over the last week we’ve asked you to tag us in your Welsh outdoor photographs for week 8 of #ScrapbookOutdoors. We’ve loved seeing what came back and here we share a few of our favourites.

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New for 2017: North Ridge Performance Wear

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Taking a closer look at the North Ridge fitness range 

Fitness is a strange thing, it’s hard to get into, but once you are you complete immerse yourself in it, from your hobby to your fitness wardrobe, so when we found out we were getting a new range of performance wear at GO Outdoors, some of us couldn’t wait to get out there and try it out. In this article, we’ll take a look at what’s available and some first reactions.

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#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 7: Muddy Boots & Walking Routes

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 7 

Over the last week we’ve seen some sun, the start of Storm Doris and everything in between. We asked you to get outdoors over the week for our theme of ‘Muddy Boots & Walking Routes’ a celebration of your boots and where they’ve taken you. Here were some of our favourites:

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The Top Endurance Events Taking Place in the UK in 2017

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80 of the best Endurance Events around the UK to take part in this year 

Do you like to push yourself to the limit? We’ve put together a perfect list just for you. Here you’ll find over 80 gruelling, challenging and even muddy events for you to throw yourself into in 2017. Why not test yourself and smash your goals this year?

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#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 6: Love

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 6 

Love is in the air! What a week it’s been, we set you the challenge of showing us what you really love about the outdoors with our week 6 theme of ‘Love’ and you responded with our most popular week for photos yet!

In a week that featured Valentines Day, here are just a few of our favourites that came through, we hope they make you smile as much as they made us smile.

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#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 5: Stories

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A recap of our favourite photos from #ScrapbookOutdoors Week 5

For #NationalStoryTellingWeek, we sent you all out on a hunt for history, myths and legends with our theme of ‘Places with a story’. You responded with some weird and wonderful locations, some famous stories and some more personal stories. Here are our favourite photos from week 5.

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23 Walks with Myths, Stories & Legends

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It’s #NationalStoryTellingWeek so let’s explore some fantastical locations 

Britain is steeped in history, and with history also comes a few tall tales, myths and folklore. For National Story Telling Week, we have decided to celebrate some of the locations around the UK that you can visit and learn of some wonderful stories to accompany the scenery.

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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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How To Shoot Fantastic Outdoor Photographs – Whatever Your Device

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How To Shoot Outdoor Photos Like A Pro – Whatever Your Device

You’re new to the outdoors and you want to show your friends and family just what they’re missing out on. So how can you entice them to join you on your countryside walk or mountain biking trip? By capturing incredible, high-quality images that reflect exactly how you saw the landscape – striking, colourful, and dramatic.

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Hi Gear Win ‘Best Family Tents’ Award

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Hi Gear score top honours in two categories in tent satisfaction survey 

The Camping and Caravanning Club has announced the results of its tent, caravan and motorhome surveys in the first ever combined Owner Satisfaction Awards, run in partnership with Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome magazines, with Hi Gear scoring top result in two categories.

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