444 episodes

The World's longest running independent producer of broadcast quality podcasts for the adventurer, the long distance hiker, the backpacker, the camper, in fact anyone seeking an independent life in the outdoors as a self powered traveler.

Since 2005 we've produced audio and video podcasts for the self powered outdoor enthusiast in the UK and World-Wide. For people who wants to find out more about getting into the outdoors lifestyle and enjoying the simple pleasures in life.

Our range of material goes back to 2005 and dips into many aspects. We talk to others and discuss their trips and experiences big and small, we discuss and review gear, we link associated skills and interests all with the aim to inspire, inform, entertain and encourage listeners to enjoy the natural world around them.

The podcasts are aimed at adventure seekers of every type. Walkers, backpackers, bushcrafters, cyclists, paddlers, travellers, equestrian users in fact anyone interested in expanding their knowledge and skills related to outdoor adventure. Winners of the European Podcast Awards UK Business Category. Current library consists of over 500 podcasts, with more than 14 million downloads to date.

The Outdoors Station Bob Cartwright

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 60 Ratings

The World's longest running independent producer of broadcast quality podcasts for the adventurer, the long distance hiker, the backpacker, the camper, in fact anyone seeking an independent life in the outdoors as a self powered traveler.

Since 2005 we've produced audio and video podcasts for the self powered outdoor enthusiast in the UK and World-Wide. For people who wants to find out more about getting into the outdoors lifestyle and enjoying the simple pleasures in life.

Our range of material goes back to 2005 and dips into many aspects. We talk to others and discuss their trips and experiences big and small, we discuss and review gear, we link associated skills and interests all with the aim to inspire, inform, entertain and encourage listeners to enjoy the natural world around them.

The podcasts are aimed at adventure seekers of every type. Walkers, backpackers, bushcrafters, cyclists, paddlers, travellers, equestrian users in fact anyone interested in expanding their knowledge and skills related to outdoor adventure. Winners of the European Podcast Awards UK Business Category. Current library consists of over 500 podcasts, with more than 14 million downloads to date.

    No 538 - Arms Of Andes

    No 538 - Arms Of Andes

    Meli and Rensso Hinostroza, are the sister and brother team behind Arms Of Andes. Their Peruvian parents were raised in small, mountain towns in the highlands of Peru and family vacations have always been to their ancestral home.

    Following a lot of research they discovered that Alpaca has similar properties to merino wool and the potential to perform even better.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    No 537 - Seize Your Adventure

    No 537 - Seize Your Adventure

    After she walked the Camino de Santiago, solo, in 2017, Fran Turauskis became uncomfortable with descriptions such as 'brave' and 'inspirational' when people learned about her epilepsy diagnosis. She created Seize Your Adventure to normalise the idea of epilepsy in adventure.

    • 59 min
    No 536 - Clear Access Clear Waters

    No 536 - Clear Access Clear Waters

    For those who enjoy the freedom and rights to walk in or on our National Parks, Footpaths and rural byways in fact anywhere which is recognised as a national Right Of Way you are probably unaware of the historic nature of how this came into being following the Kinder Scout Trespass of 1932.

    Currently access to the inland waterways in the UK is restricted to 4%. Imagine if we only had access to 4% of the the land and parks and open places we take for granted. We would be outraged and yet the water based enthusiasts have to accept this, or do they?

    • 48 min
    No 535 - Coming Soon On The Outdoors Station

    No 535 - Coming Soon On The Outdoors Station

    Here it is the first podcast of 2021 where we go through the diverse range of guests we are speaking with over the next few weeks.

    This year I’m looking to widen my horizons and talk with people associated with the outdoors who have influence on the direction outdoor life and education is taking.

    • 37 min
    No 534 - Thanks For Nothing 2020

    No 534 - Thanks For Nothing 2020

    This is it. We are finally at the end of 2020 and we all know what a terrible year it has been on every level.

    This podcast covers some of what has happened this year here and what I hope to put into place for 2021.

    • 24 min
    No 533 - The Perimeter - Quintin Lake

    No 533 - The Perimeter - Quintin Lake

    On the 15th September this year photographer Quintin Lake strode up the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral and quietly finished his 5 year photography project of walking 11,000kms around the perimeter of the England, Wales and Scotland taking photographs virtually every step of the way.

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

JOINUPDOTS ,

Seriously WELL DONE BOB

Being a podcaster myself I am mega fussy about the quality and production of podcasts. I have to be honest I was blown away by what Bob has created here. This is top notch podcasting at its best....right the benchmark is set....i have to raise my own game!!!

grazy efc ,

Love it

Love these pods, anyone who likes a bit of the outdoors should subscribe, Bob should be on the radio (he’s got the voice) Five stars from me.

pitstonehiker ,

Outdoors indoors

Great variety of outdoor fun relaxing to listen to with lots of inspiration

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