We’ve teamed up with some of our adventure friends to share a few of our fave overseas adventures. Complete a part of the adventure or tackle the full length, depending on how much budget and time you've got available. And remember to check out ‘how to plan an adventure’, if you need a bit of … Continue reading Overseas adventure ideas
One of the main reasons you get outside is to frolic au naturale amongst the trees and bees. We don’t mean naked as such (although that's wholly encouraged). But we do mean escaping to the sounds of the birdies rather than the underfoot crunch of litter in the grass. Disposable plastic, carbon emissions, fishies with tiny plastic blobs inside them– … Continue reading Tips for adventurin’ sustainably
The UK is an adventure playground. Fact. Being an island, we're spoilt for choice from coastlines to rivers, mountains and hills. So here are some UK-based adventure ideas for your adventure inspiration list, including everything from a weekend running dressed as a Roman soldier, to taking the little ones out for a hill climb. HIKING … Continue reading UK adventure ideas
When it comes to planning an adventure, peeps generally fall into one of two camps – the avid planners and the more spontaneous souls. There’s no right or wrong. But depending on how far away or complex your adventure is, sometimes a bit of a plan can be useful. So here are our 20 steps for how to … Continue reading How to plan an adventure
At the end of January, we hosted our first big campout. Yep, that might seem a tad crazy to organise one in the midst of winter but as they say, there's no such thing as bad weather... you just need to dress for it! And 75 of you agreed (yes, a whopping 75 of you!). … Continue reading Adventure Queens & Arc’Teryx January campout
There’s nothing like a good book… either to get a dose of inspiration or to snuggle up with (and your favourite cuppa to go with it, obvs!). Here are some books by some kick-ass females that are some of our favourites at AQ HQ or have been recommended by some of you in the AQ … Continue reading Our top recommended adventure reads
When it comes to getting outside in winter, it helps to have the right kit. But when thinking about the staples, which materials to buy, where you have to invest vs where you can scrimp a bit… it can seem a bit overwhelming at times! So Ross Cursiter, who hosted our November winter workshop, from Arc’Teryx … Continue reading Top tips for buying winter kit
It’s the new year (say what!?) and although we’re generally not ones for resolutions at AQ HQ, we are MOST definitely ones for adventure ideas and inspiration! So to help kick off 2018, here are some adventure, and more specific activity themed, festivals you can catch around the UK, covering everything from films to talks … Continue reading New year, new ideas
Keen for a four-legged friend (of the dog variety, that is!) to join you on your wild camping adventures? Juno, four legged friend of Sussex Chief Queen Sarah Rudder, shares his top tips on how it's done, whether with bivvy or with a tent.
These Adventure Queens are living breathing examples of individuals who have taken their first great leap into adventure and have come careering, most ungraciously, out the other side. So take your time to peruse their profiles, listen to their interviews and immerse yourself in their journeys.