Competition – Win £200 of outdoor kids’ clothing from Skogstad

Skogstad outdoor clothes for kids competition

I have been thinking a lot lately about the idea of ‘flow’; that elusive state of mind that it’s possible to get into where time passes without you even noticing it because you are so absorbed in what you are doing.

It doesn’t happen to me a great deal to be honest – I have an amazing ability to guess the time to an astonishing degree of accuracy* – and it’s something I always wish would happen more. I suspect it may be a bit like trying to remember your dreams though, the more you struggle to hang on to them, the harder it is to do

One thing though that can often do it is being outside. I don’t mean just going and standing in the garden for a while instead of sitting watching repeats of Storage Hunters, (although that’s a good start), I mean actually outside, in coats and wellies, getting wet and muddy, breathing in the salty air straight off the sea or collecting bugs from the forest floor.

Skogstad outdoor clothes for kids competition

You know when you’re properly outside as your cheeks start to tingle and you feel warm even though it’s cold. The wind may be blowing your hair into your obligatory Mr Whippy, but you feel alive, like anything is possible. When you finally come back indoors you feel refreshed and tired all at the same time and a cup of tea, feet curled up underneath you on the sofa, muddy wellies left at the door, is suddenly the most wondrous thing in the world.

Today’s competition is all about helping you to achieve that glorious windswept Mr Whippy feeling, by kitting out your kids in jackets and fleeces from Skogstad, ready to explore the beauty of the British countryside, or any sort of countryside you like really.

Skogstad is Norway’s number one outdoor clothing brand for the family. Hitting the UK shores last year they’ve already proved popular with families who like to be out in the fresh air, weekend warriors, walkers and mums on the school run! With over 75 years’ experience in making clothes for all climates and conditions they know a bit about how to keep dry, warm and insulated and at prices that won’t break the bank. Reviewers are loving the quality and durability of Skogstad clothing – ranking them better than most of the other well know outdoor brands.

To be in with a chance to win two kids’ fleeces and two jackets, worth up to £200, simply complete as many of the Rafflecopter actions as you can before June 3rd.

Good luck!

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*I’m not just boasting here, it really is an amazing skill. I can normally get to within about five minutes, wherever I am and whatever I am doing, even if I have just woken up. On Sunday we were out shopping, I guessed 1.38pm and it was 1.38pm. It’s a gift.

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292 comments on “Competition – Win £200 of outdoor kids’ clothing from Skogstad

  1. Aimee says:

    Definately be useful for my 2 year old when we start all the walks to
    Pre school
    In the rain

  2. Toybuzz says:

    Could really do with winning this as my son starts Forest school next term and needs new waterproofs

  3. Emma T
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    N’s favourite activities would just be out on the farm doing jobs with his dad. Mine would be walking along and playing on the beach
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  4. Tracy Nixon
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    We live right beside the beach so we are down on the beach daily walking our little dog. We love having picnics, building sandcastles, collecting shells and pebbles, paddling and exploring the rockpools on the beach! We also enjoy watching the ferry travel to and from Norway and we see lots of boats, yachts, surfers and courageous swimmers! So beach activities are our top outdoor activities!

  5. janis
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    This would be great especially for the windy weather we get in Scotland.

  6. Emma T
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    Oh and forgot to say…I’m a big fan of storage hunters having only just discovered it from my OH flicking channels in the evenings. I have no idea what most of them are going on about, but just makes me laugh – it’s like a car boot sale scrap as the sellers open the boot of the car and the buyer scramble in!
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  7. LUCY BISHOP says:

    We like going for long country walks

  8. Michelle Fullerton says:

    We love nothing more than going for walks in all weathers around our local nature reserve

  9. Lou Wain says:

    My favourite outdoor activity is going for a family walk in the countryside. My boys also enjoy this as they turn into explorers jumping into all puddles, finding secret paths, discovering new bugs etc

  10. Claire says:

    For us, it’s all about the dog walks. It takes us everywhere and anywhere. The woods are currently a firm favourite.
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  11. Sezz says:

    Having adopted a 5 year old with firm views of her own, we are thankful she has embraced the outdoors like me and OH. We’re going camping for the first time together this summer and knowing the unpredictable nature of our weather, this clothing could come in v useful.
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  12. Emma says:

    Climbing trees!
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  13. We love to go geocaching. The kids totally forget they are “going for a walk” and we get to discover some places we might never normally bother with. Some great discoveries out there!
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  14. For the kids its probably rock climbing. For me it’s observing whilst supping something cold an sparkling!

  15. iain maciver says:

    going to the park

  16. Charlotte says:

    We love walking our puppy.

  17. Tanya Camilleri says:

    We love going for walks round lakes and forests and seeing what bugs we can spot

  18. Susan Lloyd says:

    Jumping in muddy puddles (thanks peppa pig!)

  19. Roller blading
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  20. christine taylor
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    We like family bike rides at our local park x
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  21. Mummy of Two says:

    It has to be splashing in puddles – great fun and plenty about with all of this rain!
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  22. Melanie McNair says:

    Playing in sandpit & going for walks in local country park

  23. Going on a nature hunt for us
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  24. kim plant says:

    CAMPING we do this at least 3 times a year x

  25. Anna says:

    It’s a tie for me between exploring castle ruins or exploring the beach
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  26. We love a good long walk in one of the many beautiful places we have at our disposal. Our new fun thing to do is build dens in the wood using fallen branches. The children think this is great fun. On a usual day after school if it’s raining we like to pop on our wellies and waterproofs and go out puddle jumping – great fun! We just love being outdoors really :)
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  27. aj says:

    we are big rugby fans follow our team home and away

  28. caroline mccabe
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    I love walking in all weathers except rain!

  29. Hannah Ellis says:

    Camping and lots of walks

  30. Su Tyler says:

    We live in a rural area so walks along the local lanes are a favourite with us.
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  31. Robby Price says:

    Walking and fishing

  32. becky says:

    just walking…plain and simple! of for a walk around town, to the beach, to the playing fields, just walking and enjoying each others company
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  33. Julie COok says:

    walking, in the fresh air, seaside, country, hills, canals, just introducing short hill walks to our 3 n 5 yo

  34. kim neville
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    We love going for long walks in the park and exploring the surroundings

  35. Catherine White says:

    A walk by the Loch, cycling, picnics x

  36. Tracy Sinclair
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    Going for walks along the beach and sea front are something we really love to do, exploring the rock pools and paddling in the sea in summer.

  37. Monika S says:

    bike riding x

  38. melanie stirling says:

    Walking,riding bikes and gardening.

  39. klara cort says:

    juts moved close to the beach and I love walking and running

  40. honeybee says:

    What is kinda fun is being chased by irate farm owners when you accidently venture onto their land whilst out for an ‘explorer’ day with the children.

  41. Lydia Graham says:

    We all love walking in the woods with our 2 puppies. The children are also partial to a bit of tree climbing.
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  42. Amanda says:

    My favourite outdoor activity is fell-running, especially in the big hills of the Lake District. It’s great to feel like a big kid playing out in the mud and running as fast as your legs will take you downhill :-)

  43. tamalyn roberts says:

    walking in the mountains, feeding the ducks, bike riding

  44. Mel Daniels says:

    Our favourite outdoor activity is playing in the park.

  45. We love going on stomping walks through the woods or to castles and gardens

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  46. winnie says:

    riding the bike and fishing :)

  47. Vicky says:

    Am currently about to brave the school run in no less than a full on thunder storm with gigantic hail stones and rain…. so yep, I think my elder two boys could do with this (the little one, enjoys the comfort of a pram with rain cover for now!) x

  48. Kicking leaves on crisp autumn mornings, lots of giggles!

  49. Katie Walters says:

    Going for a walk with the children. We have stables near where we live, so it’s nice to finish the walk booing to feed the horses

  50. claire griffiths says:

    going for a walk with the kids and going to the park and for picnics or having bbqs

  51. Walks, long scenic, watery ones!
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  52. Going for long walks together, will a stop off at the park. We do this on a regular basis :)
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  53. My little one just loves getting outdoors – at the minute her favourite activity is dogspotting! ;)

  54. Spencer Broadley says:

    kicking a ball about with my sons

  55. Ally says:

    I wouldn’t panic everytime the weather changed; we’d be prepared for anything!

  56. melissa says:

    a brisk cold stroll around a smelly farm. Wonderful!

  57. Jeanette says:

    To be able being outside regardless rain

  58. Karolyn Holden
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    A great prize .Anywhere outside in the rain ,sunshine ,(both at once ,this week !) and on a visit to the local farm, or on the beach !

  59. debbie godbolt says:

    i love walking and walking by rivers or the sea would be a favourite choice x

  60. mark says:

    walks in the woods

  61. Alana Walker says:

    We like going to feed the ducks at our local country park, and visiting city farms.x

  62. Alison stone says:

    Love walking in the woods!

  63. S Edwards says:

    We love our walks through the countryside

  64. k dunn says:

    skimming stones at the beach!

  65. Kelly Koya says:

    cycle rides, either through the forest, or down the country lanes

  66. Ms colleen Thomas says:

    bike rides

  67. laura jayne bates
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    splashing in muddy puddles

  68. Caroline H says:

    Woodland walks, rockpooling and a day out at the wildlife park.

  69. Debra E says:

    Walking along the ridge of the mountain with views in the distance out to sea.

  70. Allan Smith says:

    Walking in the lakes

  71. Val Hartley says:

    Walking with my grandchildren.

  72. Iona Cornish says:

    Sailing with my grandchildren

  73. Kelly Wiffin says:

    My goodness, we love allsorts of outdoor activities. Love dog walking, nature hunting, playing in the park!
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  74. julie laing says:

    going for walks and the park

  75. Ms Suan Watts says:

    walking in the country

  76. rachel chapman says:

    Puddle hunting and nature hunts :-)

  77. Catherine Culmer says:

    We love a simple walk in the park, looking for creatures, collecting things and playing.

  78. Kat Lucas
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    We love to get out in the garden get our hands dirty.

  79. Ashleigh Allan says:

    We like going cycling and for walks!

  80. laura banks says:

    we go carp fishing

  81. Kay says:

    We like geocaching as a family as my son loves hunting for treasure and it gets us all out enjoying new places!

  82. Lynsey Buchanan says:

    we love taking nature walks my daughter loves flowers, insects and nature and there is always lots to see

  83. Caroline Williams says:

    We love the outdoors and have a family membership to the National Trust, lots to do, building dens,adventure playgrounds, outdoor games and always activities throughout the year. Never stuck for things to do or places to visit, we love it! :-)

  84. Natasha M says:

    we absolutely love Geocaching :)

  85. Nicola Lynch says:

    Being out and about enjoying the fresh air with our toddler. Beaches, forests, parks, enjoying the countryside.

  86. Hilda Hazel Wright says:

    I like walking for miles in beautiful places. Worth looking up walks and special places of interest in books to really find out the places worth seeing. When my son was young walks were renamed ‘adventures’! I also love going camping!

  87. We get out on our bikes and go through the forest
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  88. shirley evans says:

    walking

  89. Fabulous. Could really use some if this great gear @afieldsomewhere

  90. jennifer thorpe says:

    we love camping. Getting away from it all with long walks in the country

  91. sue hodges says:

    like going out walking, going to the beach or just in the garden

  92. Barbara Handley says:

    Country walks with the grandchildren are a delight. I love to teach them about nature and see them getting dirty clambering about.

  93. Our favourite outdoor activity is camping: fresh air all hours of the day and night, whatever the weather. What’s not to love?
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  94. Alison Joyce says:

    We like going for long walks in the park and feeding the ducks

  95. Purplemum says:

    I love the beach, it’s my absolute favourite version of outdoors. Whatever the weather you can’t beat a walk along the beach and a pensive gaze out to sea.
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  96. Bex
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    My two year old seems to think bug hunting is the best thing ever, I much prefer a pub garden and a cold cider!
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  97. Clare Kendick says:

    We love to go geocaching. It’s such good fun with or without the kids :)

  98. clair dutton says:

    we love walking

  99. Lu says:

    swimming in the sea

  100. Sarah Morris says:

    We are lucky enough to live by the sea so we enjoy spending time walking along the seafront, having a picnic on the common facing it or if we are really naughty, some fish and chips!! :-))

  101. Carla says:

    Our families favourite outdoor activities are going to our local forest in search of the gruffalo and of course splashing in muddy puddles (thank you peppa pig)

  102. Jo welsh says:

    Going for walks and exploring

  103. Jemma Taylor says:

    Country walks and playing pooh sticks

  104. sarah says:

    Taking my 8 year old plus 11 others camping as a cub scout volunteer over may half term. The extra clothing will save him returning naked…..slummy mummy alert! !!

  105. Rena Plumridge says:

    Surfing

  106. Claire Eadie says:

    Bug hunt! :)

  107. hannonle says:

    I’m lucky enough to live at the seaside so it’s wonderful to take the kids to the beach to let them explore and have fun.

  108. Lillian Fisher says:

    Love going to the local country park, the kids love going here in all seasons. As well as the nature trails, they have deer, lakes and a huge play area suitable for all ages.

  109. frances hopkins says:

    Cycling x

  110. JOSIE Ryan says:

    Going to western super mare for the day with the kiddies. Xx

  111. Kirsten Barthy says:

    I love going for long walks but my daughter prefers going to the playground nowadays

  112. Holly Smith says:

    we love walking
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  113. Peter Henry says:

    Great Competition.

  114. sian hallewell says:

    I enjoy a nice walk.

  115. Peter Henry says:

    My Favourite outdoor activities include playing soccer, walking and tennis.

  116. IZZY says:

    hiking is fun x

  117. Jenna Keller says:

    Long walks in the countryside where we live, and bike riding. In the summer we love going to farms, parks and theme parks with the children :-) also the beach is a must on a warm day x

  118. Elizabeth (Liz) Briggs says:

    We love walks in the park, cycling, gardening together and Geocaching :)

  119. Mia Thurlow says:

    Running – I love getting out there and pounding the streets and enjoying the time on my own. It’s a great destresser and really clears the mind :-)

  120. Rebecca Jones says:

    Strawberry picking, although very seasonal, at least it’s productive! xx

  121. We live in an area which is minutes from the beach and lots of country parks/forests so love taking my 2 year old

  122. Anna My says:

    Forest walk

  123. Leanne Lunn says:

    We love walking, mountains, through the woods everywhere

  124. Bex Smith says:

    We like to go to the forest, visit the stream, jump in muddy puddles
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  125. EMMA WALTERS
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    love taking the boys on nature trails with their bug packs!

  126. Sarah Ottley says:

    Growing veg and fruits in the garden and building sandcastles on the beach

  127. Angie Hoggett says:

    I love walking and seeing the wildlife

  128. Hazel Christopher says:

    We love going into the woods and building dens :) It’s great fun.

  129. We are outdoors constantly, always walking and finding adventures in the local woods or beach. We have 2 doggies too and they need walking which is fun. :) We love it.
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  130. Michelle C says:

    We love hunting through the rock pools for little creatures :)

  131. Jane Hawkins says:

    Nothing like being outside, whatever the weather! We love puddles and the mud! Great Comp – Many thanks

  132. Lisa says:

    I love taking my wee boy for walks and to the park.

  133. Andrea says:

    We have a wood nearby and love taking walks with the dog and discovering all sorts.

  134. claire woods says:

    Cycling and walking.

  135. We love walking, going on long jaunts and also I love surfing

  136. Sally says:

    Favourite outdoor activities with my two girls are feeding the chickens, riding our bikes, fossil hunting and picking strawberries.

  137. clair downham says:

    we love walking especially when on holiday in scotland

  138. sandra b says:

    Walking near the river Exe and feeding the ducks

  139. abigail edkins says:

    i love making dens with the kids, although i get way to carried away and end up doing it after they have lost all interest from me bossing them around haha

  140. Jenny says:

    I love watching my kids be kids. Running about with sticks and jumping in puddles :)
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  141. Lisa Edwards says:

    We love putting put little on in his baby carrier and going for walks on the beach and paddling in the water.
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  142. Lisa Troccoli says:

    My Son usually plays football at the weekend and my Daughter does gymnastics, if not we like going to the park and having a walk round and my children enjoy their trampoline in the garden.

  143. Lisa Edwards says:

    We love playing on the beach and in the sea : )
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  144. kay panayi says:

    running around with my little ones

  145. Clare Mcghie says:

    Walks in the woods

  146. kim mayhead says:

    Playing with sand

  147. Laura Pritchard
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    As a family we love geocaching & build our walks around it – my son loves “treasure hunting”!

  148. Jill Webb says:

    Camping and walking the dogs with the family

  149. Sam Swain
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    Swimming in the sea

  150. Becky Duffy says:

    My daughter and I love going to the park and taking the dogs for a walk together :)

  151. Sara-Jayne says:

    We say there’s no bad weather, just bad clothing! In clothes like these we love the forests and the beach. It’s impossible to get miserable when you’re safe and warm, no matter what the climate!

  152. Christina Curtis says:

    We love long walks in the local forest!

  153. Danielle Graves says:

    My son loves playing on the swings

  154. Emma Wellman says:

    Running, long country walks, picnics

  155. mandy says:

    I would love to win this! My two.have sensory processing difficulties and we spend as much time as possible outdoors – come rain or shine!

  156. Chris Davies says:

    I love to walk and run outdoors

  157. Mickie Bull says:

    I love camping and walking in the woods!

  158. we enjoy geocaching
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  159. angela says:

    i love going up the mountain for a walk

  160. hannah says:

    So many but we love going to the park, hunting for snails, jumping in puddles

  161. Lynsey Ward says:

    Walking in the woods and jumping in puddles if we find any!

  162. Elaine Clarke says:

    Walking around the countryside no matter what the weather brings. Collecting wild flowers , pine cones, holly or anything interesting, depending on the season. Low cost absorbing activity which leaves the little ones rosey checked and healthily tired. Love it, as much as them.

  163. Maria Blythin says:

    our favourite is a walk along the country lanes on a treasure hunt, we have to find feathers , fir cones conkers etc and the winner gets a prize but usually all the children win and all get a prize lol

  164. CHRISTINE ANDREWS says:

    Leave a comment on this blog telling me about your favourite outdoor activities.
    a walk in the countryside – especially where there are lovely puddles

  165. Adele
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    I love long swims along the coast. Just not in this country. ;)
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  166. kelly rae says:

    I love just being outdoors in nature or even just in the city. Walks are probably my favorite. Also looking at natural objects.

  167. it must be walking.. easy and you could do it any time
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  168. karen says:

    gardening

  169. Hannah Bee Griffin says:

    We love going for walks and finding things to bring home to craft with

  170. Nicola L says:

    building dens in the woods with the kids and jumping in puddles on the way back!

  171. Suzanne Cooke says:

    At the moment we enjoy nature hunts with a fab book we got at DK books. We like to find and identify flowers and fungi.

  172. Katarina Micallef says:

    We’re really lucky in that we live both near the beach and a forest so we often take the girls either to the beach or on scavenger hunts in the forest and to explore the rock pools. But my favourite thing to do with them outside is when we go on nature hunts looking for animals

  173. joanna says:

    fabulous

  174. Tammy Tudor says:

    going for woodland walks :)

  175. Mandy Waller
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    I love taking the kids on adventure days out :)

  176. brenda heads says:

    We live beside the beach and love walking and playing there whatever the weather.

  177. I love anything where you have to run around, rounders is a great one fun and exercise.
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  178. Paul Witney says:

    Walking, cycling and camping

  179. olivia Kirby says:

    geocaching, cycling and treasure hunts!

  180. rebecca mills says:

    Our friends own a farm so it would be good for there. Also for when we go on walks and camping

  181. the Boss says:

    My wee one has just started walking so can’t wait to get outside and splashing about in puddles.

  182. Jayne T says:

    A long walk in the countryside or on the beach with my children, followed by a picnic.
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  183. We’re going to be taking Dex on his first ski trip in January :) can’t wait!!
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  184. Janet Bennett
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    Love walking with family, time to talk and enjoy and countryside, whatever the weather, so a great escape

  185. I like going for a walk, admiring the scenery and stopping for a pub lunch. The boys like rolling in mud and making dens

  186. Jackie ONeill says:

    walking the dogs

  187. Clare Woodman says:

    We are blessed with an arboretum near to us and it is an absolute joy to walk in this time of year x

  188. leigh
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    going to the park =)

  189. Katie Robertson says:

    Going for walks, going to the park, going on bug hunts and making collages of things we find outside.

  190. Walking on the beach or up on the Downs, whatever the weather.
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  191. YOLANDA DAVIS says:

    i live right near the seafront on the kent coast so walking along the sand, exploring rock pools, building sand castles, paddling in the sea ect is our favourite outdoorsy thing to do

  192. Pat Stubbs says:

    My grandchildren love looking for bugs and insects, going to farms and playing outdoors looking for pine cones etc.

  193. Amy Skinner
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    My sons favourite pastime is jumping in puddles, but we love walking

  194. Walks and bike rides with time for climbing trees and flying kites!
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  195. Kelly Dutton says:

    Going for bike rides

  196. Rhian N says:

    Favourite outdoor activity – picking blackberries in the autumn

  197. rachel green says:

    geocaching or walking along the coast

  198. Amanda says:

    Wow what a great prize. I could really do with these Cumbria isn’t quite as cold as Norway but it’s close, we’d love to do more walking in The Lakes this year.

  199. Stefan Pearson says:

    Love walking and orienteering

  200. Teresa Lee says:

    Going to the seaside

  201. michelle bennett says:

    Wildlife hunting :D Kids love going into the forest and hunting for bugs etc

  202. jodie yorke says:

    going to the beach and playing in the sea.

  203. Joy Lawson says:

    Cycling around the park with my daughter

  204. Helen J says:

    Having a picnic and playing rounders :)

  205. MANDY DOHERTY says:

    Taking my grandsons and the dog for a walk, then having a rest whilst the boys play in the park

  206. Solange says:

    We love going for walks around our local area

  207. Anne Wallwin says:

    we like to go to the local parks etc for a picnic and good old explore around.

  208. Lou Strachan
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    I love getting out and about with my kids especially when the weathers good. Trips to spot wild flowers in the fields and woods is a firm favourite as is rock pooling on days on the beach. Wet weather doesn’t stop us, just add welly boots for fun in the puddles @bobbity666
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  209. Christine Caple says:

    Walking on the beaches and cliffs.

  210. cherie shaw says:

    Climbing tree’s & catching tadpoles :)

  211. lindsey stuart says:

    We love to go walking on woodland trails or making huts that is fun :D

  212. jen jackson says:

    Going to the park and to the beach to build sandcastles

  213. Lucy Robinson says:

    Running round the woods. x

  214. Catherine Bell says:

    we love fishing in our house.

  215. Amy Beckett says:

    Walking the puppy

  216. ESME MCCRUBB says:

    WALKING THE DOG

  217. Sarah S says:

    Horse riding! Don’t get as much time for it as we’d like though.

  218. Karen Barrett says:

    We love walking and rock hopping

  219. Sarah Rees says:

    We love geocaching – Really good fun for the kids

  220. Sarah Bates says:

    Definitely out on the bikes now the boys are older!

  221. christy beckett
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    We love going to our local nature reserve and exploring the area. We go mini beast hunting which my children love. There is a small childrens area where they can build dens out of wood and have a picnic. The British weather doesnt put us off, wellies on and lots of jumping in muddy puddles x

  222. Going to Clumber park or Hartsholme park local to us.

  223. Helen Belton says:

    Rockpooling as we live beside the beach :)

  224. Steph Meakin says:

    We enjoy walking in the countryside :)

  225. Mark Palmer says:

    Growing vegetables and playing football and cricket

  226. Tracey Thompson says:

    love having a picnic on the beach, eating outside always tastes nicer

  227. Katherine Coldicott says:

    We love going for walks with our two dogs and also in the summer we like to go fruit picking.

  228. We love any kind of outdoor exploring. Bird watching, bug hunts, etc!

  229. Ali Thorpe says:

    Simple everyday things like walking the dog, feeding the ducks etc.

  230. Katie K says:

    Rockpooling and nature walks, brilliant!

  231. Janine Atkin says:

    collecting sticks on the woods is always fun for us
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  232. Clint Howat says:

    Camping and walks

  233. Anthea Holloway says:

    We love dog-walking as a family and the children love it too. They feel in charge and love it when the dogs go swimming in the river or chase about in the fields and the woods.

  234. Christopher Millward says:

    walking on the beach in warm weather

  235. Maureen Millward says:

    walking to historic sites like castles

  236. Lisa evans says:

    Anywhere outdoors feeding ducks, going to zoo, beach, lovely!

  237. cheryl lovell says:

    We all go fishing! You wouldnt believe the horrible fish in our canals!

  238. Karen R says:

    We like to go for walks and picnics :)

  239. Dawn Totton says:

    Going for long walks at the riverside beside where we live.

  240. Sarah Lewis says:

    Bike riding

  241. Lisa Hughes says:

    We love going to the park, riding bikes and flying kites!

  242. Kat Allinson says:

    Long walks in our local woods with our daughters

  243. Caroline Anne Bellamy says:

    Walking on beaches -splashing in puddles

  244. Keith H says:

    We love a bit of camping on basic sites

  245. Jane Middleton says:

    birdwatching

  246. Donna Gilligan
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    Walking the dogs, doing the obligatory muddy puddle jumps on the way

  247. Lyndsey Beckford says:

    A nice countryside walk! :-)

  248. Rosalind Blight says:

    beach combing,walks in the woods, stomping in muddy puddles, chalks in the garden, paintbrushes and water in the garden. Literally if we can do something outside I choose that over being inside any day

  249. megan says:

    walking in the rain by the beach.

  250. Bianca Weyergraf says:

    A walk in the woods and collecting all the little woodland gems for a journey stick.

  251. Carolin says:

    Exploring local woodlands or going to parks :)

  252. Natalie fairhurst says:

    love taking a flask of coffee, kids and hubby, finding a stream in the woods then watching the kids and hubby try and damn the stream up, kids absolutely love this!

  253. Monika S says:

    I LOVE BIKING WITH MY SON – we often go to the river to watch crabs and then we ride along the farms picking blackberries

  254. Janet Rumley says:

    We are lucky enough to be within walking distance of our local beach and also has a playground – my daugher would stay out all day !

  255. sarah says:

    going to the beach.

  256. LEAH SULLIVAN
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    I love going for walks in the woods with the children.

  257. Laura Carroll says:

    My favourite is a nice walk in the woods :)

  258. Carrie Talbot-Ashby
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    Taking my four into our local woods which are right behind our house, where we have been building a den for about three years now! Its brilliant! We have a part of the woods where barely anyone goes, and we can spend hours collecting fallen branches and leaves for our den. Even my computer mad eldest still joins in, and we definitly all get our ‘Mr Whippy’ feeling from it! ;-) The waterproofs would help us continue even on the soggiest days! Fingers crossed! ;-)

  259. Annamarie Riddiford says:

    I love hiking in the woods

  260. Petra Hora says:

    Hello, this would be great for my little one.

  261. Polly davis says:

    Definitely need his living in Enlgand !

  262. Polly davis says:

    We like walking by the sea, every day it looks different

  263. Mark Johnson says:

    cycling off road with the family

  264. Trudi Walsh says:

    My boys love bike riding & my little girl is just happy playing in the park

  265. Pauline Dring says:

    My favourite outdoor activity is walking and my Grandson’s is jumping in muddy puddles.

  266. Eleanor Powell says:

    Our favourite outdoor activity is geocaching, its a great way to get out in the fresh air and the kids love the treasure hunt side of it!

  267. Jill Cordner says:

    Walking with my kids, my 3 year old loves going in nature trails x

  268. Felicity kelly says:

    Walking my dog and camping

  269. Suzanne Jackson says:

    My kids like damming rivers x

  270. Sarah Revill says:

    Geocaching, the kids love it, looking for treasure and before you know it you have walked miles :)

  271. Diana says:

    Go Ape! :)

  272. jodie harvey says:

    we love to go walking and cycling :)

  273. Camilla
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    We love cycling and when the weather is good taking out our inflatable kayak:-)
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  274. Alisa Moore says:

    Love walking in the country

  275. Diane Jackson says:

    Walking the dog in the woods

  276. Walking round the fields in our village.

  277. Caroline James says:

    We love Geo-caching.

  278. Kel Ellen Hirst says:

    Has to be bike riding x

  279. Nikki Clarke says:

    I love walking with the kids on the heath and seeing their faces when they find something on their bug hunt!

  280. Kevin Bloomfield says:

    We love walking, especially in the Yorkshire Dales :)

  281. Paula Phillips says:

    We like going for a walk to the near by mountain and seeing the horses there.

  282. Samantha J Freeman says:

    We live near the beach so we enjoy beach strolls looking for things that the sea has washed up, driftwood and sea glass

  283. Lorraine Polley says:

    we love spending time at our local beach, collecting shells and crabs and anything else that catches my grandsons eye

  284. katherine b says:

    Bike ridding and walking x

  285. Erica Price says:

    We love walking in the woods and scrunching through the leaves.
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  286. donna clinton says:

    I love taking my dog for long walks

  287. kim heeps says:

    we love a walk in the forest
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  288. Tessa Roberts says:

    My kids are always outside – they don’t care about the weather :-) I love gardening with my little girl while my boy plays footie x

  289. Naomi Buchan says:

    Long walks with the dog stopping for a picnic along the way x

  290. Sarah Parker says:

    playing tennis :)

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