News, views and guidebooks for walking, trekking and cycling
Tom Martens recounts his first experience of the Lake District in all its summer glory – luckily they had brought waterproofs.
A Sample Route from Scrambles in Snowdonia, Steve Ashton’s classic guidebook that has been fully updated by Rachel Crolla and Carl McKeating.
With the summer holidays almost here, outdoor writer and mother-of-two Rachel Crolla gives her top picks for free outdoor activities to entertain the kids.
Scotland is a veritable paradise for outdoor enthusiasts – there’s so much to do here so why not try something new? Here’s a little overview of the options.
Kingsley has been out and about trail and fell running in the Lake District, as he does. Here is a little video from one of his days out.
We have a guest blog on car free walking, outlining some of the benefits of using public transport to go walking, along with a few helpful top tips.
Try walking in Norfolk with this sample route. The county is far more varied than most outsiders imagine, with several distinct and unique landscapes.
Paddy Dillon, author of the Cicerone guidebook, answers questions about the Pennine Way and what inspired him to write about this historic route.
Cicerone’s Natalie visited the Isle of Man recently and, apart from upsetting the local sea-gods, she had a wonderful time exploring.
Jonathan and Lesley Williams take a few days off and do some cycling in Northumberland – into the wind.
Mountain biking is a great activity for getting to see loads of incredible places quickly. Here are eight epic viewpoints from Mountain Biking in West and North West Scotland. If you haven’t got a biking trip planned then we apologise now.
Most of the time, mountain biking is a perfectly safe activity and far safer than cycling on roads. However, rutted, slippery and loose surfaces are frequently encountered and if you take a tumble at speed, you risk causing yourself considerable damage. Expert Peter Edwards gives us some top tips for mountain biking safety.