The What, Where & Why of Wild Swimming.
Pack away the paddling pool - it’s time to dip your toe into the more adventurous outdoor activity of wild swimming.
Whether you favour the ferocity of the front-crawl or prefer floating around aimlessly, the UK is home to some of the most awe-inspiring wild swimming spots. Take your pick from plunge pools, remote rivers and lavish lakes...Read article
Camping clothes are not a category that celebrate consistency or conformity. Not yet, anyway. Instead, they tend to be a collection of tired items sacrificed by an individual surrendering to the smell of campfire smoke and smudges of tomato sauce.
While some of us have a concealed compartment assigned only to camping clothes, (a dedicated drawer where the...Read article
National Allotment Week with The Heritage Organic Seed Company
Growing your own food is a great activity to get you outside and into the fresh air and the best bit is that you really don’t need to have the proverbial ‘green thumb’, it is accessible to all ages and abilities and contrary to popular belief you don’t even need a lot of outdoor space or any fancy equipment!
How... Read article
Actually, What is Camping?
Besides from anxiety inducing, because of the prospect of spending a holiday living between a few sheets of polyester, camping is actually quite a broad and complex category. It’s one that must be fully understood and appreciated before discounting it or instantly associating it with dread.
In essence, camping is a form of escapism from everyday life. Yes,...Read article
Summer Hiking Outfits
Whilst your summer wardrobe may well have been underway shortly after the last door on your advent calendar closed at Christmas, today may be the first time ever contemplating a summer hiking outfit (much to our delight!)
Fear not, if you’re a newbie to hiking and summer hiking clothes - that’s where we come in. Firstly, you can...Read article
What is Hiking? A Beginners Guide.
First and foremost, before you become instantly intimidated by the term ‘hiking’ and envision expeditions across the arctic, here’s how the English Oxford Dictionary defines hiking: “the activity of going for long walks, especially across country.”
Our apologies - that statement may have only added to your...Read article
Thyme to Find Your Inner Peas
When life gives you crap, use it to make a garden! Whether you have a plot of land, a balcony or windowsill; growing herbs, flowers, plants and vegetables help give you a sense of purpose and wellbeing – something that we need in spadesful right now! You can get started with a shed full of tools or a spoon from...Read article
ACAI's Adventure Towards Sustainability
ACAI is committed to providing high quality outdoor trousers and accessories for women that offer incredible style, fit and performance. Part of our commitment to our customers is ensuring our products are made with as little environmental impact as possible.Read article
Hikes Handpicked By You
A selection of hikes chosen by you - our valued ACAI customers and followers.Read article
Stargazing for Beginners
For many of us town and city dwellers, the city lights obliterate all but the brightest of stars, meaning we become disconnected from what goes on above our heads. But stargazing is something that is in our DNA, a culture that stretches back to the beginnings of human civilisation and one that we want to bring back!Read article
How To Hiking Guide - 5 Reasons to Start
For many of you, hiking is either something that you are already doing and want to get better at, or a new challenge that you want to embark upon. With that in mind, we are super excited to be launching our ‘How To Hiking Guide’ where over the next 12 months we will share with you valuable information about how...Read article
Pack away the paddling pool - it’s time to dip your toe into the more adventurous outdoor activity of wild...Read article
Camping clothes are not a category that celebrate consistency or conformity. Not yet, anyway. Instead, they tend to be a...Read article
Growing your own food is a great activity to get you outside and into the fresh air and the best...Read article
Besides from anxiety inducing, because of the prospect of spending a holiday living between a few sheets of polyester, camping...Read article