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Half-Way Through

July 28, 2019

What a Scorcher! Can you believe we are half-way through this season already? The past few weeks have been an action-packed blur. We’ve had the ultimate, zany combination of kayaking down the River Wye, chasing off-road buggies across Wiltshire, frolicking with our four-legged friends in Berkshire, stock-piling fantastic wines in Oxfordshire and stepping back in time to discover 300million year...

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Bring It!

June 1, 2019

The sun is here in full glory! Summer is definitely here and our four-legged friends at the Little Hidden Farm kicked-off the 2019 season for us in style. The horses were on top behaviour for our horse-riding day and all very deserving of the carroty treats we brought for them! If you’ve not had the opportunity to explore the North...

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Start the Count Down

April 23, 2019

NOT LONG TO GO I am thrilled that we only have a few weeks before our tours debut this season! The trips are even more spectacular than I could have imagined, and I hope that you all agree it has been worth the wait. Everything is just so pretty at the moment. So much of my scouting is done in...

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Get Ready for the Summer

March 11, 2019

Summer is on the Way The sun is shining, the tours for this season are all up and the bookings have begun to arrive. It’s put a spring in my step and I know we’re heading for an action-packed summer! Coming up in May To kick-off our season on May 11th, I have chosen the most charming tour of all,...

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Starting the Season in Style!

February 2, 2019

Opening the Season What a month! It feels like my to-do list has been wildly snowballing since the New Year. I am currently sitting in a mound of Ordnance Survey maps and planning feverishly. I have discovered some really fantastic experiences to excite you this summer! This week I am delighted to reveal the first tours for 2019 are starting...

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2018 End of Season Wrap Up

December 10, 2018

What an incredible season 2018. You all know I’m a very big fan of Mendip (did I mention I’m going to retire there with a goat?), but this year I fell for those incredible rolling Quantock hills. I love the heather and gorse; all the pinks and yellows are so characteristic of the Quantock landscape. Pony-Trekking was a big favourite...

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How Environmentally Friendly is your Outdoor Gear?

June 16, 2018

Did you know that our outdoor clothing is polluting the environment? Jackets, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents… A lot of technical gear is treated with hazardous chemicals to keep us warm and dry.   It’s the PFCs (perfluorinated chemicals) which are so good at repelling water. Unfortunately, they’re not good at being broken down by natural processes. In fact, they persist...

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We are giving back

May 2, 2018

At GoTread we spend our time finding you the very best adventures we can. A scenic amble across hilltops, a tranquil sunset kayak or a hands-and-knees exploration of hidden caverns – we do them all. And it feels great! But we know that giving back to the local community feels even better. #AdventureForAll GoTread promotes #AdventureForAll by giving a little...

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8 Reasons to start Climbing this Summer

March 26, 2018

Looking for a new physical and mental challenge? We’ve got 8 bona fide reasons why you should give climbing a go!   1.Age The best thing about climbing? Age is no constraint! So, don’t be misled by those stock photos of climbers dangling from a precipice. Everyone of all ages can give it a go, and you don’t have to...

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Know Your Waterproof jackets!

February 26, 2018

How important is having the right waterproof jacket? The answer – VERY! Britain clocks-up a whopping 36% worth of precipitous (aka rainy) days each year. Whether it’s the daily commute, or the dog-walk, or your next mountain trip, wearing the right clothes is really important and the waterproof jacket plays a key role. There’s a lot of choices out there...

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Night Adventures to Try this Winter

November 18, 2017

Winter nights are coming and we all know what that means right? Yes Mel (I hear you say) – fuzzy slippers, steaming puddings and the odd hot toddy. Well, don’t press the hibernate button just yet…. because we’ve got a fab list of night-time adventures to keep things exciting ‘till spring!   Night Running No 80’s party excuse needed –...

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Make the Most of Autumn Outdoor Activities

November 2, 2017

Autumn is upon us. Time to hit the outdoors and take some pictures with the changing colours. I know, I know, you’re like, “but it’s getting cold!” People tend to think of summer as the best time to be outside, but with the changing temperatures and foliage, autumn makes for some of the best exploration time. Plus, with tourist season...

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