Three-quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates. Yes, you read that correctly. This shocking statistic prompted us, four lads, who grew up in an era dominated by technology, to try and inspire the next generation. This is Survive Outside: 24 Hours in the New Forest.
Follow myself through this adventurous journey with just a map and a compass and minimal necessities as he treks through Dorset’s largest National Park. We want you to see how I coped and how beautiful the natural world we live in is.
We, as a team, wanted to help encourage teenagers and children to join communities such as Scouts so they can put themselves in my shoes and see how much fun this can be. Life is all about adventure, after all.