Thursday, 02 June 2016 15:49

Event Spotlight - Phoebe Smith

Phoebe Smith’s love of adventure has taken her all over the world – name a place and she’s probably been there! She’s an award winning travel editor, writer and author, she’s passionate about wild camping, sleeping in bothies (she’s written THE book about them) and inspiring others to get out there. 
Phoebe 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 and watching the Northern Lights from a heated wigwam above the Arctic Circle. She is the editor of Wanderlust, the UK’s best adventure travel magazine.

She is as passionate about the outdoors as she is about travel and has written about both extensively in a range of magazines and newspapers in the UK, USA, Canada and Australia. In addition to writing Phoebe has appeared on radio and TV talking wild camping, travel and women in the outdoors. In 2014 she became the first woman to camp at all the extreme points of mainland Britain on consecutive nights – these included the highest, lowest, northernmost, southernmost, easternmost and westernmost points of the country, also becoming the first person to include the centre of Britain in her quest. In 2015 and 2016 she was shortlisted for the National Adventure Awards, in the ‘Media’ and ‘Inspiring Others’ categories respectively. In 2016 she was named an Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion.

You can follow Phoebe's adventures on Twitter @PhoebeRSmith
Watch her on YouTube Phoebe's YouTube channel
Learn more about her from her website

Click here to buy tickets for Phoebe's event on Thursday 16 June @ 5.30pm

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