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Kids to have say about the future of The National Trust

English: Morte Point NT Area The National Trus...
English: Morte Point NT Area The National Trust owns more coastline than any other single organization in England, Wales & Northern Ireland. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The National Trust  are looking for a group of young advisors to help  get more kids outdoors. The idea has come after two pieces of work from the charity, the 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ and the Natural Childhood Report.

The aim is to find ten children aged from 7 to 12 who will play a role in improving the National Trust sites for kids and having input into outdoor campaigns.

To kick of the search the Trust will open up its doors to children for free for the whole month of August. Over 200 places will be free of charge to children,** giving them the opportunity to explore National Trust places across the country.

The children picked for the role will be announced later this year and will win free access to National Trust places for their family and themselves.

Application will close on 7th September 2012. All you need to do is head over to, download the form and send back.

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Win £1000 worth of The North Face gear!

The North Face have released a Facebook game where the winner will collect gear worth £1000. The game, called Basecamp, essentially is a check in game, the more checkins you gain the higher you climb up a virtual mountain. Whoever is ontop of the mountain on 17 April, 2011 at midnight will win £1,000-worth of North Face gear.


The North Face


Extra points can be gained by checking into a North Face store around the Uk. So if you fancy getting your hands on some North Face gear then head over to

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Win A Ski Holiday for two!

Helly Hansen
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Cotswold Outdoor and Helly Hansen are offering the chance to win a 7 night ski holiday for 2 people to Chamonix with a whole host of added goodies.

The prize includes a 7 nights at the Le Morgane 4* luxury spa hotel, ski paces, flights and a selection of Helly Hansen clothing.

If your not great on skis then there will be a unique ski touring experience with Evolution 2 instructors all suited to your skill level.

A great prize to win, head over to and answer a simple question.

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Craghoppers Offer a Trip of a Lifetime

We love a competition and Craghoppers have a competition of a lifetime. In partnership with Baobab Expeditions Craghoppers are offering a trip to the Galápagos. The trip is for two people sharing for a 10 day trip throughout the Galápagos. The trip plan is as follows.

Day 1 – Saturday
Transfer Airport – Hotel (private)
Escorted transfer between airport and hotel in Quito.
Day 2 – Sunday
Quito – Private Tour (3 hours)
Your own private scenic tour of Quito
Day 3 -6 – Monday/Thursday
Amazon Lodge – 4 days/3 nights
The Amazon Rainforest: where the sights and sounds of nature fill your senses
Day 7 – 10 – Friday-Monday
MV Santa Cruz – 4 days/3 nights expedition
Galápagos Expedition Cruise onboard MV Santa Cruz
Day 10 – Monday
Guayaquil Airport – Departure
Airport assistance at Guayaquil Airport for your international flight.

To help you on the trip there’s a bonus prize of £250 of Craghoppers gear, each. All you have to do is enter online, the winner is announced in September.

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Vango Launch Photography Competition

Durness Campsite
Image by Hello, I am Bruce via Flickr

Tent manufacturer Vango have launched a photography competition with a sparkling range of prizes. The winners of the competition will be selected by the company’s Marketing and Creative Managers, with some pictures being used in the 2010 Vango marketing campaign.

The prize list includes Columbia 600 family premium tents, Equinox 250 tents, Fitzroy 60+10 mountain rucsack, Summit 5000 mountain sleeping bags and more. The competition is split into two sections Vango Products and non Vango Products.

To enter all you have to do is email with your pictures, the subject either “Photographs with Vango products” or “Photographs without Vango products” with name, address and a contact telephone number. For full details head over to the competition page at Vango