Zo Outdoors rides again: Summer 2020

Over the past few weeks it feels that adventures have got slightly bigger although always curbed or influenced by one rule or another. This post is almost a note to myself; 2020 has been a tough year so far but there have been many moments of joy and it’s important to reflect on those. It’s…

Mountain of the month: November 2017; Bath Skyline, Somerset, UK

After October’s budget busting mountain of the month taking the form of Shivling in the Indian Himylaya November’s had to be a more local affair. Having recently headed north, south and west from Bristol in search of local-ish high points I decided to head East and explore a trail maintained by the National Trust: The…

One day adventures: Glastonbury Tor, Somerset

The longer I live in Bristol the ever widening circles I draw around the city to investigate new adventures. Don’t get me wrong I also love to re-visit some of my favourites which you can read about here on my Bristol page. A few weekends ago a new destination was needed. As it was a gloriously…

One day adventures near Bristol: The Malvern Hills

Following on from other one day adventures that you can read about here I want to let you in on another superb one day adventure easily accessible from Bristol. This one requires a slightly longer drive or train journey but is absolutely worth it. I have visited the Malvern Hills for many years as some…

One day adventures near Bristol: The Quantocks and Blagdon Lake

Adventures don’t have to involve a circumnavigation of something or a month off work. With commitment to getting up and out of bed with a plan a one day adventure can be had superbly easily. When the mountains or seaside seem just a bit too far do a radius search within an hours drive of…