Woman hiking through heather

Would you like to feel the freedom of doing your own thing outdoors, to be able to access nature therapy and fresh air in a way that suits you?  Are you someone who feels you don’t have the speed, fitness and power to just muscle through and endure pain when it comes to exercise? Then

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Woman camping lochside

Perhaps it’s middle age (I’m 45). Maybe it’s the perimenopause. Or it’s that I’ve finally recovered from a debilitating illness that’s taken me years of daily work to heal and I’m ready to start LIVING. My life, my way. All of that means that I’m fed up of bowing to convention, following the herd even

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Cake and Compass 8 week navigation course by Five Senses at the Barony Cafe, Alyth

Cake and Compass is an 8-week course in February 2019 that’s intended for people who want to learn more about the map and compass to gain confidence but who don’t want to be standing out in a cold, wet field. We all learn best when we’re enjoying themselves and are comfortable, so Cake and Compass

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Woman in woods

A new health therapy known as ‘forest bathing’ is popping up all over Britain, with people paying to spend time in the trees. The benefits of forest bathing range from improving sleep and the ability to focus, to lowering blood pressure and stress levels. So if you’re curious to try it, read on to find out

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The front of Glamis Castle

Come along with us on a virtual walk to one of our favourite places: Glamis Castle. Only unlike most visitors, you won’t be going through the main entrance. Instead we’re going to take a secret way that only locals know about! Hidden Gem walks: A virtual tour of our favourite walksThis is the first post in

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Group of people learning outdoor skills

Ever wanted to take one of our courses but couldn’t come all the way to eastern Perthshire? Well now we’ll come to you! If you would like to learn how to make fire, build shelters and navigate in the outdoors in your own backyard, then this might be the thing for you. We’ve travelled to

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Boy and girl building a shelter in the woods

Would you like your kids to play outside in the fresh air, learning how to be independent and self-reliant? Would you like your kids to learn maths and science without even realising it? Or perhaps you have a child with ADHD and need an experience which helps them relax and focus. We set up the Adventure Club

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Mother and child smiling

One of the most radical suggestions I can make to a mother is to put herself first. But if you want to raise good kids, ones who are kind, independent, adaptable, then this is what you have to do. Why you need to put yourself first Here’s why: you are the model for your kids.

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5 bushcraft and out activities during our Family Fun Outdoors Week from 14-18 February

Think it’s difficult to have fun in the cold and damp of February? We’re willing to bet that at least one of the 5 activities of our Family Fun Outdoors Week will change your mind. During the school holidays from the 14-18 February, come to the Bamff Estate near Alyth in Perthshire and learn valuable skills

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Ring of Brodgar

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