Cold Weather Clothes for Cosy Winter Walks
It’s November. Christmas is around the corner (as is the cold weather). Therefore, there’s only one thing to do: ask for new cold weather clothes from Santa. Although, Christmas could come early, if you wanted to treat yourself sooner.
Seasonally, winter is a wonderful time of year for hiking and walking and with the correct cold weather attire,...Read article
ACAI x Adventure Queens Community Partnership Launched
Sharing a passion for supporting women in the outdoors, discover ACAI’s latest Community Partnership with a women’s walking group...Read article
ACAI launches the Outdoorsing Fund in support of women’s community groups
We’re passionate about our purpose here at ACAI. Read one of the ways we’re inspiring women to get outdoors...Read article
ACAI Announces first Community Partnership with Blaze Trails
ACAI’s mission to inspire more women to get outdoors is being strengthened by carefully selected partnerships. Read about the first with a mothers’ walking group here...Read article
Welcoming The Wet Weather
ACAI embraces the wet weather. We love it. How much do we love it? Well, queue the thunderously dramatic soundtrack as we ride rainstorms all the way to the mountain tops where dark clouds accumulate, with our arms wide open in hope of a hug from the rain! That much.
We’ve got the wet weather attitude and...Read article
Hiking Tips for The ACAI Outdoorsing Club & Beyond
You proved us right. Outdoorsing is a thing. Our packed out events prove it. Since the induction of the ACAI Outdoorsing Club this October, the feel good factor has definitely helped everyone involved hike-up the ante.
As part of the Outdoorsing movement,...Read article
Wanderlust North Wales
North Wales is awash with alternative terrains and landscapes that offer up unbelievable views and insights to the hidden treasures of its outstanding nature and wildlife.
Of course, there are other clear and obvious reasons as to why one would want to explore the magic of North Wales, but away from the most Read article
All Things Thermal
All of a sudden, the air turns crisp and your toes curl inwards. No, this is not the beginning of a horror novel. Although, for many of us, the mere thought of winter can send shivers down our spine and turn us instantly into an icicle.
Cryophobia (the fear of extreme cold) has to be combatted. That’s...Read article
Walking Groups Near Me
Given the fact that the average person walks around 65,000 miles in their lifetime, you may think that a triple trip around the globe would be enough of a commitment but, due to environmental, lifestyle and health circumstances, we ought to step it up.
Walking more regularly results in Read article
Walking into Autumn with ACAI
If you’re clinging on to the last shreds of summer sun and putting off outdoor adventures until that first leaf has fallen and it’s officially autumn, let it be known that the Autumn Equinox (beginning of Autumn) is officially on the 23rd September!
Admittedly, summer walks can be a bit stifling and somewhat energy sapping, so we...Read article
Walking Werneth Low
Truth be told, we get well and truly overwhelmed with giddiness when our ACAI adventurers share their whereabouts with us on social media. You lot get everywhere don’t you? It’s amazing to see. So, in true ACAI spirit, we thought we’d work our way across the regions and introduce you to some walking hot spots in your area.
Hiking Clothes - Made by Women for Women
We know what it’s like to be turned-off by search results for ‘fashionable hiking outfits’ and ‘stylish walking clothes’. So, back in 2017, our girl gang set about putting a stop to the ‘shrink and pink’ attire on display, in favour of outdoorwear a little more remarkable than redundant.
Embracing the uniqueness...Read article
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
What inspires our Outdoorsing Club leaders to get outside? Climbing instructor Jessica is the first to tell us...Read article
You proved us right. Outdoorsing is a thing. Our packed out events prove it. Since the induction of the ACAI...Read article
North Wales is awash with alternative terrains and landscapes that offer up unbelievable views and insights to the hidden treasures...Read article
All of a sudden, the air turns crisp and your toes curl inwards. No, this is not the beginning of...Read article