Outdoors News

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A forest retreat in Belgium has all you need to recharge your batteries, from a morning bootcamp run by the lake to a lazy afternoon in the spa

The Lake District has just been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Bridget Galton visited a spa hotel to try out its walking tours of the scenery that inspired Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth.

Zoe Paskett is pampered like a queen at The Spread Eagle Hotel and Spa, trying out their new signature treatment

Londoners needn’t invest in wellies or a tent, they can enjoy some of the best live music in outdoor settings often just a tube ride from home. Bridget Galton rounds up the festivals around north London

Emma Bartholomew takes her three children to the Algarve’s Vila Monte boho chic resort, where they try out a goat herding “experience”, wood fire pizza making, as well as full-on out-and-out relaxing.

Emma Bartholomew visits the Hotel Britannia Excelsior on the banks of Lake Como in Cadenabbia with her family, where they enjoy their most relaxing holiday in years basking in the sun on the lido

Zoe Paskett tries out an aerial circus hoop class - who hasn’t dreamed about flying? But who ever said flying was going to be easy? (Spoiler: it isn’t)

In an airy room in Hampstead Garden Suburb, six women are expressively reciting their vowels. We’re not at finishing school, we’re at the gym

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