Castle Combe - the best looking village in the Cotswolds?

18 Of The Prettiest Villages In The Cotswolds

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I know, I know. I'm a guy and I used the word 'prettiest', but if you've been to the Cotswolds, there's only so many times you can use the word striking, or stunning, or awesome, or amazing. I've always known Cotswold villages were a picturesque…
Upper Slaughter Manor in the Cotswolds

A 24 Hour Road Trip Through The Cotswolds

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The Cotswolds is a part of the country I've never visited, so at the end of 2015 I thought it was about time I explored this medieval part of England. I booked a weekend break with Travelzoo before Christmas, which included a one-night…
Hiking The South West Coast Path (SWCP) - Cornwall, UK

The South West Coast Path - The Jewel In the Crown Of British Hiking

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I started hiking at 2 years of age. Through grazed knees and nettle stings I came to love the outdoors. The fresh air, the views, the feeling of accomplishment once a mountain has been bagged. Scafell Pike, Ben Nevis and Snowdon have…
Simon on Centre Court at Wimbledon

Yesterday At Wimbledon

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Yesterday I was very lucky to be invited to Wimbledon by Hertz. I've been to Wimbledon once before, but never got access to the courts. This time around, I managed to tick a few things off my bucket list... With free-flowing Pimms in hand,…
Hiking Over The o2 Arena In London - Simon Heyes

Hiking Over The O2 Arena In London

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Following my 'Best Male' blogger award win in April (still can't believe it!), the next step was to claim my prize - a hike over the O2 Arena in London for me and three friends. After finally sorting a date, two good friends, my better…
The A82 road to Fort William - Adventure Bagging

A Few Of My Favourite Places In The UK

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Before I had a jet-setting lifestyle, there was some pattern to places I used to visit around the UK. I was born, raised and schooled in Preston, so the Lake District was only an hours drive away. I've been going every year since I was one year…