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Sian Lewis

Sian Lewis is an award-winning travel and outdoors writer and blogger based in the South West and is a keen hiker, camper and wild swimmer.

Recent articles by Sian Lewis

Best women’s waterproofs: All-weather coats and jackets

Want a reliable women’s waterproof jacket? Discover our pick of the best jackets to keep you safe, dry and stylish in the worst conditions

Hiker tying up shoelaces on brown walking shoes on a sunny day
The best walking shoes for men and women in 2023
Clothing Hiking

Swap clunky hiking boots for a pair of lightweight and waterproof walking shoes – here’s our pick of the best

The best waterproof, weatherproof winter gloves to buy
Clothing Cycling clothing Sports & leisure

Save your digits with our pick of the best gloves for winter (or British summer) months

The best garden gazebos and canopies

A good gazebo is a big help if you need extra space on a family camping trip or you’re planning a party in your back garden

The best tents for camping in the great outdoors

Stay dry, protected and warm wherever you set up camp with our choice of the best garden, hiking and backpacking tents

The best fleece jackets to buy
Clothing Sports & leisure

Layer up for spring, autumn and winter with our favourite fleece jackets, hoodies and pullovers

The best waterproof jackets to buy
Clothing Sports & leisure

Pick your perfect waterproof jacket from our list of favourites and you’ll be protected, come rain or shine

Don't miss these savings on walking poles

The humble walking stick is now an essential part of any hiker's kit – discover the best poles for you with our handy buying guide

Light the way with the best head torches
Sports & leisure

Illuminate your path on runs, bike rides or camping trips with one of these dazzling head torches

The best walking socks for men and women in 2023
Clothing Hiking

Looking after your feet is key to happy hiking. Here’s our pick of the best walking socks on the market