Girl on the Trail

Rebecca Lees Writer

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Cambrian Escapes – Revealing Britain

Read my review of the gorgeous Reading Room at Cambrian Escapes. A blissful retreat deep in Carmarthenshire countryside… children are welcome, but you might not want to take them!

Glamping in the Afan Valley – Revealing Britain

My review of Willow Springs eco campsite for travel and lifestyle magazine Revealing Britain. If you love glamping and you love the Afan Valley, here’s where you need to go!

Meet the campervan converts –

Many of us dream about it, but few make it happen. I chat to three lovely campervanners who have converted their vans for work, pleasure and even a whole new life on the road!  

Hiking with kids –

Hiking with kids – if you’re met with gloomy faces and groans of ‘boring!’, you’re just not selling it right! One of a series of features commissioned by on hiking and camping in the UK. Spring 2019

Walks to soothe your soul – The Outdoor Guide

Soothing walks in south Wales: My go-to healing hikes, as chosen for Julia Bradbury’s TOG blog.

Best walks in the UK –

Best walks in the UK: Britain’s best spots from which to start a walk have been revealed and, unsurprisingly, the Peak District, the Lakes and Snowdonia all feature strongly! I chose my own top 10 for Admiral that should all… Continue Reading →

Hiking with dogs –

Happy hounds in the Great Outdoors – one of a series of features commissioned by on hiking and camping in the UK. Spring 2019

10 ways to boost your wellbeing –

10 ways to boost your wellbeing without a gym in sight. If you’re bored of the treadmill, don’t worry – here’s my Admiral guide to the smart health and wellness trends to try in 2019. Anyone for wild swimming…?  

Converting a campervan –

How to convert a van into a campervan: Achieving the ultimate motoring dream without breaking the bank! A guide to buying the right van, what you’ll need and how to make the most of life on the road.

Smallish magazine

My guide to Tenby – the ‘Welsh Riviera’ – for parenting magazine Smallish. From where to eat to the best places to play, here’s how to keep the kids happy in wonderful west Wales  

New Year feature – My Weekly

My Weekly New Year feature pdf: I was asked to contribute to My Weekly’s New Year 2019 feature on better lifestyle habits that you’ll never want to stop (guess what I chose!).

Family Walks – The Outdoor Guide

Family walks in south Wales: My top five walks with children, chosen for Julia Bradbury’s TOG blog.

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