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Family Hiking and Getting Outside

Getting outside as a family is really important. Not only are there the obvious health benefits, but it’s also a chance to bond as a family as well as teach your children and broaden their horizons.

It doesn’t matter if it is a stroll down to the local park or you have sights on bagging summits, hiking and getting outside can be as gentle or strenuous as you want.

We’ve pulled together a number of tips for hiking with kids, from enthusing them to get outside, to choosing the right gear to avoid people getting cold, wet, and miserable.

Hiking with Kids

Tips on Hiking with Kids

Not sure where to start? Think your kids too young? Read this introduction guide to hiking with kids.

18 Tips for a Woodland Walk

To help keep your family outside, have a read of these hiking tips, such as these 18 Tips for a Woodland Walk.

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Hiking Gear Reviews

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Latest Posts in Hiking & Getting Outdoors

Below are the most recent articles published on hiking and enjoying the outdoors.

Enjoy the countryside but take care of the animals as well as your family

In some ways, the countryside is similar to urban environments – we all have responsibilities as well as rights, writes John Traynor

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A lot on your mind? Go for a walk, and talk

Walk and Talk

Get outside. Go for a walk. And Talk.

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How to run yourself fit after having a baby

Running with a baby

Just because you’ve had a baby doesn’t mean you have to stop running and become unfit. Wendy gives us some top tips for running with your baby to help get yourself back in shape.

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WARNING: This map may cause an uncontrollable urge to get outside!

The Great British Adventure Map

Need some inspiration for places to get the family outside? Then check out new Great British Adventure Map.

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Review: Thule Chariot Cross Multisport Trailer

The Thule Chariot is an off-road buggy ideal for running and being active with small kids but is it worth the high price? Jen and Sim put it to the test.

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Merrell Siren Sport Q2 Ladies Hiking Shoes

I test out the Merrell Siren Sport Q2 – an outdoor shoe specially designed for women.

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Salomon X Ultra Walking Shoes

Lightweight, breathable, waterproof, comfortable, and a great grip. Another great walking shoe for Salomon

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Lowa San Luis GTX Walking Shoes

If you are doing a good amount of walking, investing in a decent pair of walking shoes is a must. Ian from Make Camp tests out the new Lowa San Luis GTX Walking Shoes.

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Tracking your kids activity with the ReimaGo

The ReimaGo is an activity sensor for kids, but is it any good, and should you get one?

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AKU Erera Gortex Boots

Have you heard of AKU Boots? We test out a pair of women’s hiking boots from Italy.

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