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!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

*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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  1. Aimee
    13 May, 2014 / 7:54 am

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

  2. 13 May, 2014 / 7:58 am

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

  3. Tracy Nixon
    13 May, 2014 / 8:01 am

    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!

  4. janis
    13 May, 2014 / 8:02 am

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

  5. Emma T
    13 May, 2014 / 8:02 am

    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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  6. Michelle Fullerton
    13 May, 2014 / 8:08 am

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

  7. Lou Wain
    13 May, 2014 / 8:12 am

    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

  8. 13 May, 2014 / 8:14 am

    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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  9. 13 May, 2014 / 8:25 am

    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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  10. iain maciver
    13 May, 2014 / 9:13 am

    going to the park

  11. Tanya Camilleri
    13 May, 2014 / 9:36 am

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

  12. Susan Lloyd
    13 May, 2014 / 9:43 am

    Jumping in muddy puddles (thanks peppa pig!)

  13. Melanie McNair
    13 May, 2014 / 10:18 am

    Playing in sandpit & going for walks in local country park

  14. kim plant
    13 May, 2014 / 11:04 am

    CAMPING we do this at least 3 times a year x

  15. 13 May, 2014 / 11:28 am

    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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  16. aj
    13 May, 2014 / 12:11 pm

    we are big rugby fans follow our team home and away

  17. caroline mccabe
    13 May, 2014 / 12:11 pm

    I love walking in all weathers except rain!

  18. Hannah Ellis
    13 May, 2014 / 12:15 pm

    Camping and lots of walks

  19. 13 May, 2014 / 12:25 pm

    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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  20. Julie COok
    13 May, 2014 / 12:28 pm

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

  21. kim neville
    13 May, 2014 / 12:30 pm

    We love going for long walks in the park and exploring the surroundings

  22. Catherine White
    13 May, 2014 / 12:33 pm

    A walk by the Loch, cycling, picnics x

  23. Tracy Sinclair
    13 May, 2014 / 12:33 pm

    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.

  24. Monika S
    13 May, 2014 / 12:39 pm

    bike riding x

  25. melanie stirling
    13 May, 2014 / 12:46 pm

    Walking,riding bikes and gardening.

  26. klara cort
    13 May, 2014 / 12:55 pm

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

  27. honeybee
    13 May, 2014 / 12:56 pm

    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.

  28. 13 May, 2014 / 12:56 pm

    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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  29. Amanda
    13 May, 2014 / 1:19 pm

    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 :-)

  30. tamalyn roberts
    13 May, 2014 / 1:40 pm

    walking in the mountains, feeding the ducks, bike riding

  31. Mel Daniels
    13 May, 2014 / 1:57 pm

    Our favourite outdoor activity is playing in the park.

  32. winnie
    13 May, 2014 / 2:19 pm

    riding the bike and fishing :)

  33. Vicky
    13 May, 2014 / 2:36 pm

    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

  34. Katie Walters
    13 May, 2014 / 2:47 pm

    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

  35. claire griffiths
    13 May, 2014 / 2:48 pm

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

  36. 13 May, 2014 / 3:04 pm

    My little one just loves getting outdoors – at the minute her favourite activity is dogspotting! ;)

  37. Spencer Broadley
    13 May, 2014 / 3:05 pm

    kicking a ball about with my sons

  38. Ally
    13 May, 2014 / 3:08 pm

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

  39. melissa
    13 May, 2014 / 3:11 pm

    a brisk cold stroll around a smelly farm. Wonderful!

  40. 13 May, 2014 / 3:28 pm

    To be able being outside regardless rain

  41. Karolyn Holden
    13 May, 2014 / 4:05 pm

    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 !

  42. debbie godbolt
    13 May, 2014 / 4:23 pm

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

  43. mark
    13 May, 2014 / 4:24 pm

    walks in the woods

  44. Alana Walker
    13 May, 2014 / 4:31 pm

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

  45. S Edwards
    13 May, 2014 / 4:31 pm

    We love our walks through the countryside

  46. k dunn
    13 May, 2014 / 4:38 pm

    skimming stones at the beach!

  47. Kelly Koya
    13 May, 2014 / 4:44 pm

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

  48. Ms colleen Thomas
    13 May, 2014 / 5:08 pm

    bike rides

  49. laura jayne bates
    13 May, 2014 / 5:14 pm

    splashing in muddy puddles

  50. Caroline H
    13 May, 2014 / 5:28 pm

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

  51. Debra E
    13 May, 2014 / 5:30 pm

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

  52. Allan Smith
    13 May, 2014 / 5:40 pm

    Walking in the lakes

  53. Val Hartley
    13 May, 2014 / 5:41 pm

    Walking with my grandchildren.

  54. Iona Cornish
    13 May, 2014 / 5:43 pm

    Sailing with my grandchildren

  55. julie laing
    13 May, 2014 / 6:01 pm

    going for walks and the park

  56. Ms Suan Watts
    13 May, 2014 / 6:15 pm

    walking in the country

  57. rachel chapman
    13 May, 2014 / 6:20 pm

    Puddle hunting and nature hunts :-)

  58. Catherine Culmer
    13 May, 2014 / 6:22 pm

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

  59. Ashleigh Allan
    13 May, 2014 / 6:27 pm

    We like going cycling and for walks!

  60. laura banks
    13 May, 2014 / 6:39 pm

    we go carp fishing

  61. Kay
    13 May, 2014 / 6:39 pm

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

  62. Lynsey Buchanan
    13 May, 2014 / 6:41 pm

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

  63. Caroline Williams
    13 May, 2014 / 6:50 pm

    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! :-)

  64. Natasha M
    13 May, 2014 / 6:55 pm

    we absolutely love Geocaching :)

  65. Nicola Lynch
    13 May, 2014 / 6:56 pm

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

  66. Hilda Hazel Wright
    13 May, 2014 / 6:59 pm

    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!

  67. shirley evans
    13 May, 2014 / 7:03 pm


  68. jennifer thorpe
    13 May, 2014 / 7:05 pm

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

  69. sue hodges
    13 May, 2014 / 7:07 pm

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

  70. Barbara Handley
    13 May, 2014 / 7:11 pm

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

  71. Alison Joyce
    13 May, 2014 / 7:18 pm

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

  72. 13 May, 2014 / 7:21 pm

    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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  73. Clare Kendick
    13 May, 2014 / 7:44 pm

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

  74. Lu
    13 May, 2014 / 7:50 pm

    swimming in the sea

  75. Sarah Morris
    13 May, 2014 / 7:53 pm

    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!! :-))

  76. Carla
    13 May, 2014 / 7:53 pm

    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)

  77. Jo welsh
    13 May, 2014 / 7:53 pm

    Going for walks and exploring

  78. Jemma Taylor
    13 May, 2014 / 7:55 pm

    Country walks and playing pooh sticks

  79. sarah
    13 May, 2014 / 8:01 pm

    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! !!

  80. Rena Plumridge
    13 May, 2014 / 8:02 pm


  81. Claire Eadie
    13 May, 2014 / 8:23 pm

    Bug hunt! :)

  82. hannonle
    13 May, 2014 / 8:26 pm

    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.

  83. Lillian Fisher
    13 May, 2014 / 8:27 pm

    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.

  84. frances hopkins
    13 May, 2014 / 8:30 pm

    Cycling x

  85. JOSIE Ryan
    13 May, 2014 / 8:31 pm

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

  86. Kirsten Barthy
    13 May, 2014 / 8:31 pm

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

  87. Peter Henry
    13 May, 2014 / 8:38 pm

    Great Competition.

  88. sian hallewell
    13 May, 2014 / 8:38 pm

    I enjoy a nice walk.

  89. Peter Henry
    13 May, 2014 / 8:41 pm

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

  90. IZZY
    13 May, 2014 / 8:44 pm

    hiking is fun x

  91. Jenna Keller
    13 May, 2014 / 8:53 pm

    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

  92. Elizabeth (Liz) Briggs
    13 May, 2014 / 9:13 pm

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

  93. Mia Thurlow
    13 May, 2014 / 9:25 pm

    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 :-)

  94. Rebecca Jones
    13 May, 2014 / 9:37 pm

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

  95. 13 May, 2014 / 9:39 pm

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

  96. Anna My
    13 May, 2014 / 9:49 pm

    Forest walk

  97. Leanne Lunn
    13 May, 2014 / 10:55 pm

    We love walking, mountains, through the woods everywhere

    14 May, 2014 / 5:45 am

    love taking the boys on nature trails with their bug packs!

  99. Sarah Ottley
    14 May, 2014 / 6:24 am

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

  100. Angie Hoggett
    14 May, 2014 / 6:40 am

    I love walking and seeing the wildlife

  101. Hazel Christopher
    14 May, 2014 / 7:51 am

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

  102. Michelle C
    14 May, 2014 / 7:59 am

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

  103. Jane Hawkins
    14 May, 2014 / 8:03 am

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

  104. Lisa
    14 May, 2014 / 8:18 am

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

  105. Andrea
    14 May, 2014 / 8:23 am

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

  106. Sally
    14 May, 2014 / 10:26 am

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

  107. clair downham
    14 May, 2014 / 10:52 am

    we love walking especially when on holiday in scotland

  108. sandra b
    14 May, 2014 / 10:55 am

    Walking near the river Exe and feeding the ducks

  109. abigail edkins
    14 May, 2014 / 1:00 pm

    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

  110. 14 May, 2014 / 1:23 pm

    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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  111. Lisa Troccoli
    14 May, 2014 / 1:26 pm

    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.

  112. kay panayi
    14 May, 2014 / 1:35 pm

    running around with my little ones

  113. Clare Mcghie
    14 May, 2014 / 2:55 pm

    Walks in the woods

  114. kim mayhead
    14 May, 2014 / 3:16 pm

    Playing with sand

  115. Laura Pritchard
    14 May, 2014 / 6:12 pm

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

  116. Jill Webb
    14 May, 2014 / 6:17 pm

    Camping and walking the dogs with the family

  117. Becky Duffy
    14 May, 2014 / 6:34 pm

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

  118. 14 May, 2014 / 7:18 pm

    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!

  119. Christina Curtis
    14 May, 2014 / 9:44 pm

    We love long walks in the local forest!

  120. Danielle Graves
    14 May, 2014 / 9:56 pm

    My son loves playing on the swings

  121. Emma Wellman
    14 May, 2014 / 10:08 pm

    Running, long country walks, picnics

  122. 15 May, 2014 / 6:58 am

    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!

  123. Chris Davies
    15 May, 2014 / 7:57 am

    I love to walk and run outdoors

  124. Mickie Bull
    15 May, 2014 / 10:32 am

    I love camping and walking in the woods!

  125. angela
    15 May, 2014 / 5:06 pm

    i love going up the mountain for a walk

  126. hannah
    15 May, 2014 / 7:49 pm

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

  127. Lynsey Ward
    15 May, 2014 / 9:19 pm

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

  128. Elaine Clarke
    15 May, 2014 / 9:20 pm

    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.

  129. Maria Blythin
    15 May, 2014 / 11:00 pm

    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

    16 May, 2014 / 6:36 am

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

  131. 16 May, 2014 / 11:56 am

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

  132. karen
    16 May, 2014 / 8:54 pm


  133. Hannah Bee Griffin
    17 May, 2014 / 6:10 am

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

  134. Nicola L
    17 May, 2014 / 7:57 am

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

  135. Suzanne Cooke
    17 May, 2014 / 9:38 am

    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.

  136. Katarina Micallef
    17 May, 2014 / 10:08 am

    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

  137. joanna
    17 May, 2014 / 3:50 pm


  138. Tammy Tudor
    17 May, 2014 / 8:07 pm

    going for woodland walks :)

  139. Mandy Waller
    17 May, 2014 / 8:45 pm

    I love taking the kids on adventure days out :)

  140. brenda heads
    18 May, 2014 / 10:59 am

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

  141. Paul Witney
    18 May, 2014 / 7:36 pm

    Walking, cycling and camping

  142. olivia Kirby
    19 May, 2014 / 11:05 am

    geocaching, cycling and treasure hunts!

  143. rebecca mills
    19 May, 2014 / 3:14 pm

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

  144. 19 May, 2014 / 3:53 pm

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

  145. Janet Bennett
    20 May, 2014 / 1:09 pm

    Love walking with family, time to talk and enjoy and countryside, whatever the weather, so a great escape

  146. Clare Woodman
    20 May, 2014 / 8:41 pm

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

  147. Katie Robertson
    20 May, 2014 / 11:16 pm

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

    21 May, 2014 / 4:03 pm

    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

  149. Pat Stubbs
    21 May, 2014 / 8:45 pm

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

  150. Amy Skinner
    22 May, 2014 / 4:20 pm

    My sons favourite pastime is jumping in puddles, but we love walking

  151. Kelly Dutton
    24 May, 2014 / 7:04 pm

    Going for bike rides

  152. Rhian N
    25 May, 2014 / 4:19 pm

    Favourite outdoor activity – picking blackberries in the autumn

  153. rachel green
    25 May, 2014 / 4:59 pm

    geocaching or walking along the coast

  154. Amanda
    25 May, 2014 / 7:53 pm

    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.

  155. Stefan Pearson
    25 May, 2014 / 8:11 pm

    Love walking and orienteering

  156. Teresa Lee
    25 May, 2014 / 11:32 pm

    Going to the seaside

  157. michelle bennett
    26 May, 2014 / 3:32 pm

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

  158. jodie yorke
    26 May, 2014 / 10:47 pm

    going to the beach and playing in the sea.

  159. Joy Lawson
    26 May, 2014 / 11:03 pm

    Cycling around the park with my daughter

  160. Helen J
    27 May, 2014 / 8:41 am

    Having a picnic and playing rounders :)

    27 May, 2014 / 5:50 pm

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

  162. Solange
    28 May, 2014 / 4:01 am

    We love going for walks around our local area

  163. Anne Wallwin
    28 May, 2014 / 2:58 pm

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

  164. 28 May, 2014 / 4:04 pm

    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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  165. Christine Caple
    29 May, 2014 / 10:09 am

    Walking on the beaches and cliffs.

  166. cherie shaw
    29 May, 2014 / 11:01 pm

    Climbing tree’s & catching tadpoles :)

  167. lindsey stuart
    30 May, 2014 / 10:04 am

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

  168. jen jackson
    30 May, 2014 / 12:56 pm

    Going to the park and to the beach to build sandcastles

  169. Lucy Robinson
    30 May, 2014 / 5:20 pm

    Running round the woods. x

  170. Catherine Bell
    30 May, 2014 / 5:47 pm

    we love fishing in our house.

  171. Amy Beckett
    30 May, 2014 / 7:32 pm

    Walking the puppy

    31 May, 2014 / 12:14 pm


  173. Sarah S
    31 May, 2014 / 6:09 pm

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

  174. Karen Barrett
    31 May, 2014 / 7:15 pm

    We love walking and rock hopping

  175. Sarah Rees
    31 May, 2014 / 9:22 pm

    We love geocaching – Really good fun for the kids

  176. Sarah Bates
    31 May, 2014 / 9:23 pm

    Definitely out on the bikes now the boys are older!

  177. christy beckett
    1 June, 2014 / 8:16 am

    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

  178. Helen Belton
    1 June, 2014 / 9:39 am

    Rockpooling as we live beside the beach :)

  179. Steph Meakin
    1 June, 2014 / 10:44 am

    We enjoy walking in the countryside :)

  180. Mark Palmer
    1 June, 2014 / 11:29 am

    Growing vegetables and playing football and cricket

  181. Tracey Thompson
    1 June, 2014 / 1:15 pm

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

  182. Katherine Coldicott
    1 June, 2014 / 1:34 pm

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

  183. Ali Thorpe
    1 June, 2014 / 3:56 pm

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

  184. Katie K
    1 June, 2014 / 4:18 pm

    Rockpooling and nature walks, brilliant!

  185. Clint Howat
    1 June, 2014 / 5:28 pm

    Camping and walks

  186. Anthea Holloway
    1 June, 2014 / 5:42 pm

    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.

  187. Christopher Millward
    1 June, 2014 / 6:14 pm

    walking on the beach in warm weather

  188. Maureen Millward
    1 June, 2014 / 6:15 pm

    walking to historic sites like castles

  189. Lisa evans
    1 June, 2014 / 6:37 pm

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

  190. cheryl lovell
    1 June, 2014 / 6:51 pm

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

  191. Karen R
    1 June, 2014 / 7:03 pm

    We like to go for walks and picnics :)

  192. Dawn Totton
    1 June, 2014 / 7:11 pm

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

  193. Sarah Lewis
    1 June, 2014 / 7:27 pm

    Bike riding

  194. Lisa Hughes
    1 June, 2014 / 7:40 pm

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

  195. Kat Allinson
    1 June, 2014 / 7:55 pm

    Long walks in our local woods with our daughters

  196. Caroline Anne Bellamy
    1 June, 2014 / 7:55 pm

    Walking on beaches -splashing in puddles

  197. Keith H
    1 June, 2014 / 8:01 pm

    We love a bit of camping on basic sites

  198. Jane Middleton
    1 June, 2014 / 8:31 pm


  199. Donna Gilligan
    1 June, 2014 / 9:07 pm

    Walking the dogs, doing the obligatory muddy puddle jumps on the way

  200. Lyndsey Beckford
    1 June, 2014 / 9:11 pm

    A nice countryside walk! :-)

  201. Rosalind Blight
    1 June, 2014 / 9:18 pm

    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

  202. megan
    1 June, 2014 / 9:23 pm

    walking in the rain by the beach.

  203. Bianca Weyergraf
    1 June, 2014 / 9:26 pm

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

  204. Carolin
    1 June, 2014 / 9:36 pm

    Exploring local woodlands or going to parks :)

  205. Natalie fairhurst
    1 June, 2014 / 10:01 pm

    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!

  206. Monika S
    1 June, 2014 / 10:15 pm

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

  207. Janet Rumley
    1 June, 2014 / 10:45 pm

    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 !

  208. sarah
    1 June, 2014 / 10:47 pm

    going to the beach.

    1 June, 2014 / 11:00 pm

    I love going for walks in the woods with the children.

  210. Laura Carroll
    2 June, 2014 / 2:59 am

    My favourite is a nice walk in the woods :)

  211. Carrie Talbot-Ashby
    2 June, 2014 / 4:41 am

    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! ;-)

  212. Annamarie Riddiford
    2 June, 2014 / 7:01 am

    I love hiking in the woods

  213. Petra Hora
    2 June, 2014 / 8:15 am

    Hello, this would be great for my little one.

  214. Polly davis
    2 June, 2014 / 8:52 am

    Definitely need his living in Enlgand !

  215. Polly davis
    2 June, 2014 / 8:53 am

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

  216. Mark Johnson
    2 June, 2014 / 8:59 am

    cycling off road with the family

  217. Trudi Walsh
    2 June, 2014 / 9:00 am

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

  218. Pauline Dring
    2 June, 2014 / 10:07 am

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

  219. Eleanor Powell
    2 June, 2014 / 10:28 am

    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!

  220. Jill Cordner
    2 June, 2014 / 10:39 am

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

  221. Felicity kelly
    2 June, 2014 / 10:49 am

    Walking my dog and camping

  222. Suzanne Jackson
    2 June, 2014 / 11:09 am

    My kids like damming rivers x

  223. Sarah Revill
    2 June, 2014 / 11:22 am

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

  224. Diana
    2 June, 2014 / 11:35 am

    Go Ape! :)

  225. jodie harvey
    2 June, 2014 / 12:05 pm

    we love to go walking and cycling :)

  226. Alisa Moore
    2 June, 2014 / 12:53 pm

    Love walking in the country

  227. Diane Jackson
    2 June, 2014 / 1:32 pm

    Walking the dog in the woods

  228. Kel Ellen Hirst
    2 June, 2014 / 3:30 pm

    Has to be bike riding x

  229. Nikki Clarke
    2 June, 2014 / 3:50 pm

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

  230. Kevin Bloomfield
    2 June, 2014 / 3:56 pm

    We love walking, especially in the Yorkshire Dales :)

  231. Paula Phillips
    2 June, 2014 / 3:57 pm

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

  232. Samantha J Freeman
    2 June, 2014 / 4:44 pm

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

  233. Lorraine Polley
    2 June, 2014 / 5:54 pm

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

  234. katherine b
    2 June, 2014 / 6:02 pm

    Bike ridding and walking x

  235. donna clinton
    2 June, 2014 / 6:37 pm

    I love taking my dog for long walks

  236. Tessa Roberts
    2 June, 2014 / 6:51 pm

    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

  237. Naomi Buchan
    2 June, 2014 / 7:35 pm

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

  238. Sarah Parker
    2 June, 2014 / 9:22 pm

    playing tennis :)

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