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The Owl House: A Hoot's Who of Owls
The Owl House: A Hoot's Who of Owls
Activities
The Owl House: A Hoot's Who of Owls

The UK is a haven for owl enthusiasts. But what types of owls share this land with us? And where are the best locations for sightings? Read on to find out.

High Flying Birds: Top Hotspots & Tips For Bird Enthusiasts
High Flying Birds: Top Hotspots & Tips For Bird Enthusiasts
Walking | Travel | Activities
High Flying Birds: Top Hotspots & Tips For Bird Enthusiasts

Whether you're a seasoned birder or a beginner, this comprehensive guide will take you on a journey through the fascinating world of British birds.

Urban Exploration: Discovering Forgotten Spaces
Urban Exploration: Discovering Forgotten Spaces
Walking | Travel | Activities
Urban Exploration: Discovering Forgotten Spaces

Are you ready to step into a world shrouded in mystery and forgotten by time? Do you crave the thrill of unraveling the stories hidden within abandoned structures? Join us as we venture into the heart of the UK.

Walks Near Me: Celebrate National Walking Month
Walks Near Me: Celebrate National Walking Month
Walking
Walks Near Me: Celebrate National Walking Month

Looking for a way to get outside and explore the beauty of the UK? There's no time like the present, as May marks National Walking Month.

Exploring The Great Outdoors With Your Dog
Exploring The Great Outdoors With Your Dog
Exploring The Great Outdoors With Your Dog

We're thrilled to share expert knowledge and experience from Milo’s Dog Club. Their experienced dog handlers provide doggy daycare, walking and running services, so they know exactly how to keep pups happy, whatever the weather. 

Your Ultimate Dog Walking Kit List
Your Ultimate Dog Walking Kit List
Your Ultimate Dog Walking Kit List

Are you ready to take on the great outdoors with your four-legged friend? Whether it's exploring new hiking trails or just a leisurely stroll in the countryside, having the right kit can make all the difference.

10 Beautiful Wild Camping Spots in Scotland for Adventurers
10 Beautiful Wild Camping Spots in Scotland for Adventurers
10 Beautiful Wild Camping Spots in Scotland for Adventurers

Here are 10 beautiful wild camping spots in Scotland that are perfect for adventurers - and some stunning and whimsical photography.

Patagonia Journey To PFC Free
Patagonia Journey To PFC Free
Patagonia Journey To PFC Free

Read on to learn exactly what PFCs are, why removing them is such an important goal and how Patagonia are making the world a better place, one adventure at a time.  

Top UK Backpacking Trails
Top UK Backpacking Trails
Top UK Backpacking Trails

Experience stunning landscapes while exploring new trails, as we round up eight of the best backpacking trails in the UK.

Best Cities For Backpackers
Best Cities For Backpackers
Walking | Travel | Activities
Best Cities For Backpackers

Considering the cost of accommodation and flights, local attractions, cost of groceries and other factors, Cotswold Outdoor reveal 2023’s best destinations for backpacking.

Montane Synergy
Montane Synergy
Montane Synergy

Montane’s Synergy collection is exclusive to Cotswold Outdoor. Born from our symbiotic relationship with the earth, Synergy uses 100% recycled materials. An extention of our relationship with the outdoors, the capsule collection was designed to enhance our experience in the outdoors. 

International Women's Day Adventure Stories
International Women's Day Adventure Stories
International Women's Day Adventure Stories

There's a story behind every adventure. And this March, to celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re shining a light on the brilliant women at Cotswold Outdoor. 

Together We Protect
Together We Protect
Together We Protect

To us, the outdoors means everything. Which is why we’re on a mission to protect it and play our part in defending and nurturing our environment.  

 

Meet Our Expert Andrew Loose
Meet Our Expert Andrew Loose
Meet Our Expert Andrew Loose

With over 20 years of hill walking and mountaineering experience, Andrew knows the importance of suitable kit. We approached him to gain valuable advice about what goes into choosing the right kit for camping and hiking.

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