Outdoors

A celebration of swimming: the wild and wonderful Bantham Swoosh

A celebration of swimming: the wild and wonderful Bantham Swoosh

Swimmers took to the chilly waters of the River Avon estuary in Devon last weekend to take part in the Bantham Swoosh – a 6km wild swim to the sea organised by the Outdoor Swimming Society. Carys Matthews takes on the challenge… Taking a deep breath and adjusting my […]

WALK: The Cheshire Cheese Inn, Hope, Peak District

WALK: The Cheshire Cheese Inn, Hope, Peak District

Traditionally, the sign of a Cheshire cheese swinging in front of a pub was used to show it offered a warm welcome, and that a roaring fire, hearty meal and tankard of ale awaited within. This is certainly true of the Cheshire Cheese which lies […]

A weekend on the Pembrokeshire coast

A weekend on the Pembrokeshire coast

With its sprawling sandy beaches, endless skies, atmospheric castles and churches, and a dramatic coastal line teeming with wildlife – Pembrokeshire is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Britain. For outdoor lovers it’s also the perfect location for a summer holiday – […]