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Which wine to pair with your next adventure

Henry Butler runs the shop with his other half, Cassie Gould. They love suggesting wines to blow your mind. We asked them for a few pairings with adventures you might have with Canopy & Stars, and they didn't disappoint...

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Best dark sky spots for stargazing (and where to stay nearby)

Escape the bright lights of the city and marvel at the vast expanse of stars above in the UK’s best dark sky spots. On clear nights you can see constellations, meteor showers, and even the Northern Lights on occasion.


Our team’s favourite national parks

So many people took literal first steps towards a love of the outdoors in some of the UK’s national parks and our team are no different. Here are our favourites, along with the moments and memories that made us love them for life.

Food and drink experiences

How to make barista style coffee when you’re in the wild

How to make barista style coffee when you’re in the wild

Going on holiday can often see you finding some new incredible spot to grab your java, but what about when you’re up to your ears in wonderful wild?

Gill Meller cooking at the beach

Gill Meller's The best beach BBQ

Forget your normal beach BBQ, with charcoal sticks that might have once been sausages, this is true wild cookery, and it's easier than you might think.


Wild Recipes: Campfire Bread

Sure, you can toast a marshmallow, maybe you can even fry an egg in a skillet. But can you cook bread on a stick?

Wild swimming experiences


Wild swimming for beginners

There’s nothing like the feeling of emerging from a river or the ocean with tingling skin and a clear mind, but be warned – wild swimming is seriously addictive.


Meet the: Wild swimmer: Rachel Ashe

Rachel Ashe is the founder of Mental Health Swims, an organisation that runs informal cold water swimming events that are dedicated to helping people with their mental health.


Five underappreciated beaches in Kent

There are some criminally underappreciated stretches of sand in this stunning part of the country, and we’re going to share our five favourites.

Walking experiences


More of our favourite hikes

Lace up your boots and pack your day bags for another selection of the best hikes in the UK to add to your glamping getaway.


Forest bathing - your questions answered

Keep an open mind as we answer the most pressing questions on the Japanese-inspired wellbeing therapy known as shinrin-yoku.


15 ways to experience winter in our national parks

Travelling in winter is always rewarding. From the furthest edge of the Cairngorms to the depths of Dartmoor, they offer you beauty and adventure in an enormous number of ways.

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