Sam's Outdoors

Discovering the great British Countryside One Step At A Time

Best Inflatable Canoe (Buyers Guide UK 2021)

Best Inflatable Canoe (Buyers Guide UK 2021)

If you’re off on a camping holiday to the beach this summer, there nothing better than being able to get on the water either for exercise, to see the coastline from offshore, or even do some fishing. If you want to store it easily, you have three choices, a blow-up dingy, a blow-up paddleboard or …

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Best Motorcycle Sat Nav (UK Buyers Guide 2021)

The best Motorcycle Sat Nav

One of my pet projects has been learning to ride a motorbike. I don’t want to buy a racing bike, but more of a cruising motorbike that has the possibility to go off-road if needed. Across the UK, hundreds of routes are too long to hike, but it would be good if you could cover …

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Best Backpacking Camera For the Countryside 2021

Best Backpacking Camera For the Countryside

I have been writing this blog for a few years now, and while we often review hiking routes, one thing we haven’t ever done is to video the hiking routes that we’ve walked. This is something that we’re going to explore this year, but it does bring up the next question, what the best backpacking …

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Best Passive Cool Box – 2021 Buyers Guide

Best Cool Box

Two weeks ago, we looked at travel refrigerators; the idea was that you took your chilled food with you on your camping trip and kept the refrigerator cool by using a solar panel. This is an excellent strategy for a week-long holiday, but if you’re just going for an overnight stay, surely it would be …

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Five Benefits of Pull-Ups To Help You Carry Your Backpack

benefits of pull ups

Exercise is great for you. It has been proven time and time again. Exercise releases endorphins which make you happier, get your blood moving, helps to burn excess fat, and can help you fight illnesses, and even live longer. But what are some benefits of specific workouts? Pull-ups have several great benefits that can positively …

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10 Health Benefits of Horse Riding To Keep You In Shape This Summer

Benefits of Horse Riding

Horseback riding may not seem like an activity that would pack a full case of benefits since it appears fairly simple and not physically challenging. However, there are plenty of physical and mental benefits that accompany the sport. The benefits of horse riding spread a wide range, from increased muscular development and growth to mental …

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