Limb Valley – a hidden woodland walk
Be sure you're winter-ready for your next chilly hike. GetOutside Champion Jessie Leong shares her top tips, plus a Limb Valley woodland route that's not to be missed this winter season.
Meet Mohammed Dhalech - Passionate, Access and Equity, love nature, walker, amateur photographer
What drives you to spend time outside?
Enjoy the outdoors to get away, de-stress, refresh and enjoy the beautiful environment, colours, smells and just chilling in the outdoors. What I enjoy most introducing new people to the Outdoors and taking them out for the first time and their enjoyment.
Where are your favourite places to go?
The Lakes – on my doorstep, love going to Aira Force, everytime I visit, I see something different to enjoy.
Love returning to the Brecon Beacons and the Forest of Dean where I was first introduced to the outdoors as a teen, some great memories. My new favourite place Yosemite National Park.
What is your favourite thing to do outdoors?
Walking and enjoying the greenery, water and the fresh air – just spending time outdoors and introducing people to the outdoors. Researching and learning about the historical contributions made by BAME communities in the Countryside.
Who inspires you and how?
Many, those pioneers who campaigned for access, equality and justice for all. To continue their work of campaigning for access, equity and justice particularly in the Outdoors
What are your focuses this year to help people get outside more often?
Encouraging, motivating and facilitating communities to enjoy the outdoors and countryside locally and beyond, creating opportunities for communities to experience the countryside and outdoors.
What are your biggest life achievements?
The opportunity to travel to some amazing places across the world
3 words you live by…
Commitment, Belief, Passionate
Do you have any guilty pleasures?
Desserts and TechClick to see all 100 GetOutside Champions