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Our Top 40 places to visit in County Down, Northern Ireland

Our Top 40 places to visit in County Down, Northern Ireland

Find out our top 40 places to get outdoors in County Down.

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Winter Warmer Gear Guide

Winter Warmer Gear Guide

We are ALL about being prepared to get outdoors all year round, so winter warmers are key for enjoying the elements without the whining… Here’s our pick and your recommendations of tried + true thermal gear for keeping cosy in the cold. Our Good Gear principles always apply: Think price-per-wear before you invest. Shop for affordable + sustainable higher ticket items on online marketplaces. Buy neutral colours for kids so they can be easily handed down to whoever is next in line. Save for wish list items or add to your birthday/Christmas list. BASE LAYERS Merino is wonderful but expensive....

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Our 2021 Gift Guide

Our 2021 Gift Guide

We've curated a list of some gimmick-free, genuinely-useful gear and gift ideas for your loved ones so you can enjoy a sustainable season of celebration this Christmas. FOR KIDS 1. True North Life Beanie and Bobble Hats2. True North Life Infinity Bands 3. Didriksons Borg Fleece4. M&S Borg Fleece5. True North Life Trucker Cap6. Motorola Walkie Talkies7. Didriksons Weatherproof Mittens8. Sainsburys Fleece Lined Puddle Suits9. True North Life Wheatstraw Sunglasses10. RNLI Wellie Boots11. Decathlon Waterproof Fleece Lined Walking Boots12. True North Life Explorer Backpack13. Decathlon Skateboard and Helmet14. Everything Under the Sun by Molly Oldfield15. National Trust Nature Almanac for Kids16. Wonder by...

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What we're wearing this Autumn

What we're wearing this Autumn

Our Top 6 items we are turning to wear as we enjoy life outdoors during this transitional season of Autumn.

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Go-To Gear for Life Outdoors - Winter Edition

Go-To Gear for Life Outdoors - Winter Edition

We recently asked our social media followers to tell us their top ten essential items for outdoor life in winter and here's what they said: Boots Coat Socks Baselayers Hat Infinity band/neck warmer/Buff Handwarmers Water bottle/Flask Lip balm & Hand cream Backpack Other notable mentions included:  Leg warmers Enamel mug Dog Reflective bands Sunnies  From this, we have been working on some go-to-gear guides for each item, sharing our favourites at different price points and tips on choosing the best gear that withstand the test of time, and the elements! We'll share our guides on our blog in time but here are some...

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