How to Prepare Your Bike For Autumn

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Your guide to preparing your bike for autumn 

It might seem like we’ve only just got used to the wonderful long evenings and dust on t he trails, yet already we’re fast approaching the end of summer.

And with that comes darker nights, and colder and wetter weather (even though we might already be quite well acquainted with the latter)!

For us cyclists, whether on the road or on the trail, being prepared is key to enjoying the ride. So we’ve put together some tips that will help you embrace those darker nights in the saddle.

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18 Tips for Camping with Kids

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Camping with the kids? It’s all fun and games.

With the school holidays drawing to a close (or already over if you’re in Scotland) many families will have given camping a go for the very first time in 2015. We get plenty of new families in our stores asking about the right kit to take for their first camping trip, but once you have all the kit, how do you keep the little ones entertained for a week in a tent? Or long car journeys to your campsite? We’ve got some tips from genuine camping families. Read more

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Camping Tips from C&CC

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Brief tips from GO Outdoors and Camping & Caravanning Club

Thinking about camping for the first time, but not so sure? We’ve got together with Camping and Caravanning Club to offer you some brief handy tips that may be of help.

 

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Things You’ll Spot at Every UK Campsite

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There’s some things you’ll see at any UK campsite this Summer

Camping is one of the UK’s favourite pastimes. Year after year thousands of couples, families and groups of friends head off to spend time on organised campsites for their summer holidays. The early morning trek to the toilets, the onsite disco at night – some things are the same no matter which site you head to, so we’ve created some bingo cards to check off on your next camping holiday.

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Ystradfellte Waterfalls – #TakeMeThereTuesday

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Spotlighting areas of the UK each week

In our new blog series, each Tuesday we’ll be spotlighting a place, route, natural occurrence or landmark around the UK. This week, we’re heading to Brecon Beacons National Park to a small village called Ystradfellte.

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Family Fun Days at GO Outdoors Stores – Part 2

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Join us August 15th for more family fun in store 

In the second weekend of family fun days, even more GO Outdoors stores are getting involved with some fantastic activities for all the family to enjoy in your local area.

If you live near any of the following, do pay us a visit:

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Family Fun Days at GO Outdoors Stores – Part 1

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Join us August 8th in a selection of our stores for family activities 

Come and join us at your local GO Outdoors store and enjoy lots of fun activities for the whole family. There’s plenty going on at GO, so bring the whole family and take part in any of the following:

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Are children missing out on adventure?

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Research from Go Ape shows parents think children don’t go outside enough 

Almost any classic film or book where the kids are the heroes involves action, adventure and exploration. New research from Go Ape states that 49% of parents surveyed felt their children would class ‘play-time’ as watching TV and playing on computer games, with many children expected to spend 14 hours and 28 minutes per week staring at a screen throughout July and August.

The results from a recent survey are in and we’ve got some the findings below:

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Your Guide to National Parks Week 2015

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Celebrate the UK’s National Parks this week with a visit

Join in the celebration of the UK’s breathing spaces this week and get involved with National Parks week. From 27th July to 2nd August the 15 National Parks around the UK will be hosting events and celebrations aplenty and we’ve compiled a list of reasons that you should definitely pay your favourite park a visit this week.

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60 Reasons to Visit Snowdonia

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The GO Guide to Snowdonia

Calling all outdoors enthusiasts – are you ready for a new challenge? Make Snowdonia your next trip for endless fun in the great outdoors. From cycling and walking to climbing and camping, there’s something for everyone.

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