She has also released calendars yearly since 2006, with the 20 being shot in Thailand.
She embarked upon a 228 kilometres (142 mi) walk along the Great Wall of China in April 2008, as part of a charity event organised by Olivia Newton-John's breast cancer awareness charity.She was joined on her section of the walk by celebrities Marcus Patric and Ant and Dec amongst others.On 12 November 2008, she appeared in Jack Osbourne's ITV2 show Adrenaline Junkie filmed in South Africa.She did a bungee jump, a skydive, a glider flight and swam with great white sharks.After the team beat the chaser, Shaun Wallace, Atkinson took home £25,125 for her chosen charity, Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary.
In early 2006, Atkinson underwent breast enlargement surgery, which took her bra size to a 34E.
Atkinson was later asked to become an ambassador for Teenage Cancer Trust.
On 8 January 2009, Atkinson was at Spinningfields in Manchester helping to launch the Great Manchester Run, a 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) run for charity that took place on .
Since launching her parallel career as a glamour model, Atkinson has appeared in provocative photoshoots in lingerie and swimwear, for men's magazines such as Arena, FHM, Loaded, Maxim, Zoo and Nuts.
In October 2006, she appeared in three of the aforementioned magazines in one month, becoming one of the most prolific celebrity glamour models in the UK.
In November 2007, she appeared in the fifth series of I'm a Celebrity... Atkinson and her family appeared on All Star Family Fortunes on 20 September 2008, competing against Antony Cotton and his family.