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Scottish Borders travel feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

I try to travel year round as this leads to more varied experiences. As I describe here, you can live comfortably in any season in a motorhome or campervan. On …

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Borrowdale travel feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

The Lake District is close to my heart as it’s where I had my first permanent job – working in an outdoor centre in Ambleside. I saw enough of Borrowdale …

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Calderdale travel feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

I didn’t really know Yorkshire before I acquired a campervan and started exploring parts of the UK that had somehow “passed me by”. Since then I’ve had a few trips …

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North Coast 500 feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

The spring 2018 issue of Outdoor Enthusiast contains a 6-page feature I wrote about the North Coast 500, Scotland’s most successful tourist route. I completed the journey in very changeable …

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Cheviots travel feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

Since purchasing a campervan in 2015, I’ve been writing about my travels for magazines. Having a home on wheels has encouraged me to explore more beyond Scotland, with forays into …

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Red squirrels feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

I was commissioned to write a feature about red squirrels for Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park’s magazine by Forestry Commission Scotland, who actively promote recreation in public forests. I …

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Prawn fishing feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

For this feature I sailed in a fishing boat off the west coast of Scotland with Hughie Macleod, who’s been catching prawns the same way for the past 30 years using the traditional …

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Cloud recognition feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

You’ve seen the forecast and decided to spend the day outdoors, but can you anticipate unexpected weather changes when you’re out there? If you want to keep a step ahead …

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Wildlife detectives feature

In Features by Felicity Martin

Outdoor enthusiasts have a higher chance than anyone of coming across a wildlife crime, be it a poisoned raptor or a suspicious activity such as hare coursing. In this feature …