What happens when 50 women go on a Wild Night Out?

Last Saturday we celebrated Britain’s first National day of adventure ‘Wild Night Out‘, and I do hereby declare that it was a rip-roaring success! This post is a round up of what went down that very evening.

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To all the boys reading this, hopefully you’ll enjoy the round up too. And be reassured to tell your mumma’s, daughter’s. sisters, aunties and grannies – that outside is where the party is at.

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WILD NIGHT OUT: THE REPORT

The clock struck 6pm on Saturday night over 50 Adventure Queens were already out and about, meeting up in 9 different locations all over the UK – including The Chilterns; Worcestershire; Manchester; Bristol; Surrey; The South Downs and Essex. Armed with nothing but picnic goodies and a devil-may-care attitude, they proceeded to go a-camping wild – on hilltops, in forests, at the seaside and even in the shadow of castles. Needless to say it was off-the-scale magical.

For the majority of the ladies it was their first time out there, and for the remainder it was a way to connect with local wild women in their area. Below are a few snaps from the various areas, and here are our favourite quotes from the girls who took part on the night:

“Just finishing of a McMuffin before hitting the road”

“I might have 1 or more of my children with me (if I can persuade them that it is a fun thing to do on a Saturday night)”

“And then I thought, ‘stuff it’, I’ll just bring a whole bag of carrots.”

“I came on my scooter”

“Your banana bread has changed my life. For the better.”

 “I’m sure I woke up because the smell of lavender had gone!!”

“Well worth doing even if I don’t think I slept much and shared my bag with a monster bug! Lovely views and company.”

“I carried a watermelon” (Okay no one said this, but they should have done).

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“Essex Adventure Queens had a wild night out in a not-so-secret location. There were canoodling couples, drones, disappearing policeman and a police helicopter!”

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“Amazing, beautiful Leigh Woods in Bristol looked after us well for the night. Hot choc, chats and then a delicious brunch in the sunshine this morning!”

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“Loved my first experience of wild camping, had an excellent teacher and woke to up to the most amazing views of Dartmoor, made me appreciate where I live even more!”

And because you can never have enough awesome snaps, here’s a load more:

WHERE THE WILD THINGS PLAY

Before I toodle off, I wanted to share this awesome video below, which a friend sent me recently. I defy you to watch it without smiling the whole way through. And yes, the girls in it make me feel very uncool too. Enjoy.

Until next time,

McNuff out xx

 

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