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“Phoebe Smith is a splendid writer and an inspiring traveller” – Bill Bryson Award-winning travel editor, writer and author.

Phoebe Smith has seen her love of dramatic landscapes and wild places take her on adventures all around the world – from wild camping on the Scottish islands to meeting sea gypsies in Burma. She is the editor of Wanderlust, the UK’s best adventure travel magazine (Consumer Magazine of the Year 2013, PPA, Independent Publisher’s Award) and in 2015 was named Editor of the Year (PPA, New Talent Awards). She is author of several books including Extreme Sleeps: Adventures of a Wild Camper, Wilderness Weekends: Wild Adventures in Britain’s Rugged Corners and the first and only guidebook to British bothies – Book of the Bothy.

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Britain’s best lunchtime hillwalks

Lace up your hiking boots and spend your lunch hour hiking one of Britain's best small hills. 


Five tips for reluctant hillwalkers

Author Phoebe Smith shares her top tips for reluctant hillwalkers that will make a day spent hillwalking enjoyable for everyone.  


Phoebe Smith’s favourite small hills in Scotland

Phoebe Smith takes us walking across five of her favourite small hills in Scotland.