The Beginners Guide to Going Outside

Ah, the great outdoors. Some thrive while others panic at the thought of venturing outside into the great unknown, far, far away from 4G and phone signal. I’m sure many of you will agree that the outdoorsy type, who just seem to love being here, there and everywhere; climbing hills and mountains, jumping off planes and all sorts else are people most of us would just happily avoid. We are content with our lives of nipping out the door, getting straight into the car and driving to the places we need to go – that’s what modern technology is for, right?

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Ilam Park & Dovedale, Peak District

When you’ve lived in the same country for your whole life, you sometimes forget about all of the beautiful places around you, and instead become fixated with other countries. Considering that I am still a university student, and don’t have the finances just yet to jet off to places each month, I have to make the most of what’s around me. The Peak District is not only an outstanding place to visit to see beautiful hills, greenery and wildlife, but it’s an adventure in its own right. A fun, challenging experience, with the option to indulge in a National Trust-standard cream tea at the end.

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