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Written by Ben Conroy

Ben is passionate about the beauty of the outdoors. Stargazing, sightseeing and outdoor photography hold a special place in his heart. Now that beauty is at risk he’s keen to take a stand to try and fight back against this Climate Crisis. In his free time, Ben is a music fanatic. If there’s one place you can find him, it’s at a festival. Plus, he plays guitar, bass and piano, as well as producing his own electronic & UK Garage tracks. He’s also a regular at every Wetherspoons in his local area, so if you ever see him around, pull up for a pint?
  • How To Turn Your Back Garden Into a Festival

    How To Turn Your Back Garden Into a Festival

    Here at Millets, we want to make sure you still get the best spring and summer possible! That’s why we’ve made this guide on how to turn your back garden into your very own socially-distanced festival! Read more
  • The Benefits of Walking

    The Benefits of Walking

    We all know that walking outdoors can improve physical health, but did you know that it can work wonders for your mental health too? We'll talk you through all the major benefits (mental and physical), giving you all the inspiration you need to take on the trails. Read more
  • Camp from Home – The Ultimate Backyard Camping Guide

    Camp from Home – The Ultimate Backyard Camping Guide

    You don’t have to travel far and wide to spend a night sleeping under the stars! With our handy guide, you can immerse yourself in the outdoors, all from the comfort of your own home. Here’s the Millets Ultimate Guide to Backyard Camping. Read more
  • Buying Guide: Footwear

    Buying Guide: Footwear

    Footwear is one of the most important pieces of outdoor gear you should own. Without it, your feet are in for a bumpy ride. We feel that it’s important to know the details before choosing your pair, that's why we created this handy buying guide! Read more
  • The Millets Down After Care Guide

    The Millets Down After Care Guide

    Down Jackets are a key outdoors piece that provides us with comfortable and reliable insulation to guard us from the cold. Luckily it's pretty easy to clean down and rejuvenate it back to its old form. Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to clean your down jacket so it’s good as new. Read more
  • How To Wash A Waterproof Jacket

    How To Wash A Waterproof Jacket

    Over time waterproof clothing can become less effective as it was when it was new. The good news is that it's actually very easy to restore them to their original waterproof glory. Read our guide to find out how to wash and reproof a waterproof jacket and trousers. Read more
  • How to Clean Walking Boots

    How to Clean Walking Boots

    If you want your walking boots to hold their ground for years to come, just a little care and attention will help them go a long way and will extend the life of your favourite boots. That’s why we’ve created this simple guide to help you keep on top of the muck. Follow these simple... Read more
  • The Millets Tent After Care Guide

    The Millets Tent After Care Guide

    So you’ve just bought yourself a tent. You want to make it last right? Here at Millets, we want to help you take care of your tent so that it lasts for years to come. Here’s our expert guide to tent after care. Read more
  • The Future of Festivals

    The Future of Festivals

    2020 has brought the events industry to a sudden halt, with venues being forced to close all over the country, concerts and gigs being postponed until 2021 and festivals being cancelled all together for the year. This leaves us wondering what does this mean for the future of festivals? Read more
  • Tips For Camping In The Rain

    Tips For Camping In The Rain

    Come rain or shine, there's no better way to spend a weekend than in the great outdoors. Here's our top tips for camping in the rain. Read more
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