Girl on the Trail

Rebecca Lees Writer

My Work


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.

Macmillan Cancer Support

As an integral part of Macmillan’s communications team in Wales and the UK, I created award-winning campaigns such as Age Old Excuse and Counting the Cost of Cancer, as well as promoting the work of Macmillan Cymru’s fantastic nurses, welfare… Continue Reading →

A series of outdoors and lifestyle articles, including: Top tips for happy family camping The dos and don’ts of campervanning Caravan site etiquette – things to know before you tow!  

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