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Self-isolating with kids

Article · On 19 Mar 2020 by Lucy Rogers

Cicerone Production Editor Lucy is self-isolating at home in the Lake District with her two children. #walkingfromhome
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Trekking Padjelantaleden: Swedish Lapland with children

Article · On 15 Jan 2020 by Eberhard Leutz

What do you do when your 7-year-old son (Felix) wants to accompany you on a hiking trip in Sweden because he wants to see reindeer? When you're Eberhard Leutz you...
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In the realm of the wildcat: A hike with children up Mount Ida

Feature · On 24 Jul 2019 by Carl McKeating

Carl McKeating and Rachel Crolla, the authors of Europe’s High Points and Outdoor Adventures with Children, hiked up Crete’s Mount Ida with their two young daughters. There were a few...
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Why you should get out more with the kids

Feature · On 16 Jun 2019 by Rachel Crolla and Carl McKeating

Outdoors writer and primary school teacher Rachel Crolla, co-author of a new child-oriented guide to the Lake District, explains why having outdoor adventures with the children is more important than...
Full of beans on the way up Loughrigg

The first fells for children – six of the best Lakeland summits for all the family

Article · On 13 Apr 2019 by Rachel Crolla and Carl McKeating

​Rachel Crolla and Carl McKeating are co-authors of Cicerone’s Outdoor Adventures with Children – Lake District. Here, they describe a selection of their favourite routes to inspire families with young...
Parenzana cycle route just outside Grožnjan, Istria, Croatia. © Rudolf Abraham

Pedalling the Parenzana: a long-distance cycle route in Croatia, Slovenia and Italy

Article · On 6 Mar 2019 by Rudolf Abraham

Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham and his young daughter set off on the Parenzana, a long-distance cycle route in Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.
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A Spotlight on... the Bendrigg Trust

Article · On 8 Aug 2018

Bendrigg Trust is a residential activity centre, specialising in delivering high-quality courses for disabled and disadvantaged people. It aims to promote inclusion, encourage independence and build self-confidence through the safe...
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Does a bear *** in the woods?

Feature · On 25 Feb 2018 by Matt Heason

Matt Heason recounts his family’s trip to Yosemite, with the added bonus of a trip up Half Dome and a memorable encounter with a ‘bear’.
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Top ten outdoor mini-adventures with children in the summer holidays

Article · On 22 Jul 2017 by Rachel Crolla

With the summer holidays about to start, outdoor writer and mother-of-two Rachel Crolla gives her top picks for free outdoor activities to entertain the children close to home.
Tidal island of Hillbre, Merseyside

Walking with young children - exploring a tidal island

Feature · On 11 Jul 2016 by Rachel Crolla

Rachel Crolla and family set out on a storybook adventure to strand themselves for the day on uninhabited tidal island of Hillbre off the coast of the Wirral in Merseyside...
Walking with Kids

How to walk with kids

Feature · On 8 May 2016 by Dan Bailey

What are your most vivid memories of childhood? Mine involve rockpools and dens in the woods, muddy knees and torn jeans, the breezy possibilities of heathland and the thrill of...
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Trekking with an Infant 3: Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc

Feature · On 11 Mar 2016 by Jen Lumanlan

Jen Lumanlan travelled from the USA and did the Tour of Mont Blanc with her daughter when Carys was only eight weeks old. This article is the third of three...
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Trekking with an infant 2: Before you go

Feature · On 8 Feb 2016 by Jen Lumanlan

Jen Lumanlan travelled from the USA and hiked the Tour of Mont Blanc with her daughter when Carys was only eight weeks old. This article is the second of three...
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Trekking with an infant 1: Starting to plan

Feature · On 8 Dec 2015 by Jen Lumanlan

Jen Lumanlan traveled from the USA and did the Tour of Mont Blanc with her daughter when Carys was only 8 weeks old. This article is the first of three...

Geocaching – another reason to grab your boots

Feature · On 20 Oct 2014 by Terry Marsh

Geocaching is an international craze rather like treasure hunting offering a challenging outdoor activity for all the family. Terry Marsh describes the fascinating and hugely popular global activity of Geocaching...