Articles tagged 'outdoor pursuits'

Best Apps for a ‘Muddy’ Lifestyle

The new Muddy Matches app is in the last stages of development and we’ll soon be announcing its launch! In the meantime, here is an eclectic list of apps that fit the bill for a muddy boots lifestyle:...

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Abseiling in the Lake District

Think outdoor activities in the Lake District and you might be conjuring up images of wet school trips with ill-fitting waterproof gear and soggy sandwiches.  Okay, so the Lake District isn’t known for its tropical...

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Forraging for Food with James Burton

We spent an action-packed day with professional chef, mean shot and founder of Vallum Cooking, James Burton.  Based on a Northumbrian smallholding on Hadrian’s Wall (‘vallum’ refers to the deep ditch that runs...

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Spying on Salmon

We came across the Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre by chance when we saw the new log-cabin tea shop they have just built next door and thought we’d kill some time and grab a cuppa.  Our mobile country home obviously...

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Gundog Training in Worcestershire

The morning after the Winter Wonder Ball, we headed off to Tenbury – the mistletoe capital of the UK – to meet Pip Kendrick, who set up her own business, Sporting Saint, manufacturing and supplying gundog training...

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Frizbee Golf in Pembrokeshire

One of the things we have been interested in on this tour is weird and wonderful farm diversification projects so, when we heard about ‘frizbee golf’ on a farm in Pembrokeshire, we had to take a look. Richard and...

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Entrepreneurship and Beagling

Back in September we were helping out at a Young Countryside Alliance Ball in Northamptonshire and got talking to Philip Price, who had provided the bucking bronco and laser shooting for the evening. At that time we were...

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Hi-Vis Beating

Whilst in Essex, we were lucky enough to be invited to go beating on a small family shoot near Rochford. Now, between the two of us we’ve done quite a lot of beating over the years but have never been kitted out with...

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