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The Book Club for Outdoor Folk

Inspire Adventure, Reconnect with Nature

Life is too short not to fill it with adventure.

Our unique subscription will inspire more memorable experiences and help you reconnect with the natural world whilst you're out there.

Each month you'll receive a new book or journal featuring writers, photographers and illustrators who really 'get' the great outdoors.

Carefully Curated

Each month is chosen with care.  No twee Country Living chic. No macho nature conquering myths. Just great publications packed with outstanding writing, photography and illustration.

Every issue comes with a handwritten letter from our curator and founder, Tim, sharing the story behind its selection.

Many of our subscribers love it so much they have been with us since the start, here's what they have to say...

"When I can’t be outdoors I can pick up a book and transport myself somewhere else." John H, Wales

"Thank you so much for the time, thought and effort you've put in to deliver treasure through my letterbox every month this past year." Lucy C, London

Inspiring Adventures Since 2017

Our community of inspired adventurers has been growing since 2017.

Each month they enjoy a proper read about the great outdoors and get to grill the author in our live interactive book club interview.

We painstakingly preserve the sense of anticipation, so each month's Ink remains a mystery until it arrives.

"I was over the moon when I opened this month's!" Ewan C, Newcastle

"It's a constant source of inspiration and escapism." Hollie H, Wales

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Kind Words from Awesome People

It's not just our subscribers who love Advenurous Ink, some of our favourite explorers and presenters think it's pretty cool too...

Anna McNuff

"This is brilliant! It's like Christmas every month."

Anna McNuff, Barefoot runner and Girl Guiding Ambassador

Alastair Humphreys

"This is just the sort of thing I love. Everything useful I have ever learnt has either come from a book, or by having a tough time outdoors!"

Alastair Humphreys, Round the world cyclist and creator of the microadventure.

Lauren Laverne

"I love the idea of this book club, you had me at a man in a canoe! (She means our April 2018 issue 'Pull of the River')

Lauren Laverne, It's Business Time feature, BBC 6 Music

Get started with a free first month

Lets get you started right away, with a free first month!

Get your first two months subscription for the price of just one.

November's Ink

'Waymaking' is an anthology of women's adventure writing, poetry and art.

A wonderful collection of stories, insights and magical outdoor moments, to inspire everyone, men and women, on to new adventures and deeper connections.

"It reminded me of all that I most yearn for." Madeline Bunting, author of 'The Plot'

Which Subscription is Right For You?

Most people have a 2 month subscription. This maximises flexibility as you can pause, or cancel, each time a renewal is due.

4, 6 and 12 Month Subscriptions are best for gifts, using the one-off payment option.

Meet the Artists

Tessa Lyons - climber and award winning outdoor illustrator

Tessa Lyons - climber and award winning outdoor illustrator

Tessa Lyons - Brocken Spectre One featured artist
Jules Birkby - calligrapher, illustrator and word obsessive

Jules Birkby - calligrapher, illustrator and word obsessive

Jules Birkby - Brocken Spectre One featured artist
Laurie King - cyclist, runner, illustrator

Laurie King - cyclist, runner, illustrator

Laurie King - Brocken Spectre One featured artist

Journal Entries

A halo of glory during dark times

A halo of glory during dark times

Introducing our new art exhibition, Brocken Spectre, with a look at why we chose Black Friday for it's launch.
Wheeling towards a sustainable circular future

Wheeling towards a sustainable circular future

October’s Meitheal is a glimpse behind the scenes of a business which, like ours, is on a path to a better place.

We caught up with Oli Pepper, co-founder of The Overland and Adventurous Ink subscriber, to hear about the practice and philosophy which underpin their turn towards a more sustainable and circular future.

Finding connection on the foreshore

Finding connection on the foreshore

We caught up with co-founder of Dorset based kayak and foraging specialists Fore/Adventure...

"We’re guides to the outdoors, not instructors coaching technique. When you adopt this softer demeanour people start to disclose things and really open up. They often ask questions, which they then answer themselves." 

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