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  • How to Keep Cool When Walking

    How to Keep Cool When Walking

    We have created a handy guide on how to stay safe during those hotter days with these top tips for keeping cool when walking and hiking.  Read more
  • Ordnance Survey: Dog Walking Guides

    Ordnance Survey: Dog Walking Guides

    Ordnance Survey have produced several guides to help you and your four-legged friends to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. There’s plenty information for you to get your teeth into – whether it’s suggested activities, general advice, or a closer look at the benefits, facts and figures behind dog... 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
  • The Millets Waterproof After Care Guide

    The Millets Waterproof After Care Guide

    Over time waterproofs 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 more
  • 11 Ways to Camp More Sustainably

    11 Ways to Camp More Sustainably

    Follow these simple eco-friendly camping tips to help protect our beautiful countryside so it can provide comfort, inspiration and relaxation for generations of campers to come. Read more
  • Press Play On Your Summer Holiday

    Press Play On Your Summer Holiday

    With lockdown measures relaxing across the UK, it looks like summer holidays might once again be on the cards. Here’s a round-up of what you need to know. 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
  • Buying Guide: Bikes

    Buying Guide: Bikes

    Cycling has exploded in popularity this year. If you are new to all things two-wheeled, or if you need to know the essentials to look after your bike, our guide is a one-stop blog to get you and your family in gear. Read more
  • How To Turn Your Back Garden Into a Festival

    How To Turn Your Back Garden Into a Festival

    2020 has been a strange year indeed and all British festivals have been cancelled. Not to worry though, here at Millets, we want to make sure you still get the best summer possible! That’s why we’ve made this guide on how to turn your back garden into your very own festival! Read more
  • Gardening Series: How To Grow Sunflowers

    Gardening Series: How To Grow Sunflowers

    Part three of our Gardening Series shows you how to grow might sunflowers. They're both beautiful blooms that can turn into tasty nutritious snacks, what's not to love? Also included are tips on how to drum up a competitive spirit when growing, as well as some activities to try whilst you... Read more
  • Garden Olympics

    Garden Olympics

    The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have officially fallen foul of the current COVID-19 pandemic, removing yet another major event from the sporting calendar. With school sports day events also being cancelled, we’ve decided to put together a little guide to hosting a DIY Olympics at home with the kids this... Read more
  • Outdoor Home-Schooling Ideas

    Outdoor Home-Schooling Ideas

    From the moment that the COVID-19 coronavirus sent the UK into lockdown, parents have been scratching their heads for ways to home-school their children without boredom setting in. That’s why we’ve drawn up a quick guide to help educate and entertain outdoors while the schools are closed. Read more
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