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Great Walks Near UK Cities
Great Walks Near UK Cities
Great Walks Near UK Cities

If you find yourself on lockdown in one of the UK's cities, getting your usual fix of nature is likely proving a challenge - but nature can be found in the most surprising of places. We've rounded up our favourite places to escape to nature in and around some of the biggest cities in the country, so nobody has to go without the healing powers of connecting with nature in these difficult times.

Walking For Wellbeing With The National Trust
Walking For Wellbeing With The National Trust
Walking For Wellbeing With The National Trust

The wellbeing benefits of simply getting out for a walk are clear to see, so here are the National Trust’s tips on discovering the healing power of nature.

Our Favourite UK Winter Locations
Our Favourite UK Winter Locations
Our Favourite UK Winter Locations

Getting out for a walk on a cold day is one of our favourite things about winter; the lack of crowds and frosty landscapes make it the perfect relaxing escape. We’ve picked some of our favourite locations in the UK to visit on a chilly day, and the best walks to make the most of everything this season has to offer.

Our Tips For Walking In The Rain
Our Tips For Walking In The Rain
Our Tips For Walking In The Rain

When the rain starts pouring, it’s easy to stay inside and hibernate – but we think it’s the best time for an adventure. Here are our tips for making the most of the smaller crowds and the inevitable feeling of accomplishment by heading out for a wet-weather walk.

Essentials For Walking In The Rain
Essentials For Walking In The Rain
Essentials For Walking In The Rain

Adventure doesn’t wait for the weather, and the rain shouldn’t stop you from getting outside to do what you love. Embracing the rain and heading out on a walk brings a number of unique joys – but the right kit is absolutely essential. Dressing for the weather and having the right things with you will make sure your walk is enjoyable and safe, too, so here’s our kit list for a rainy-day walk (a waterproof jacket goes without saying!):

Accessible Walks With The Outdoor Guide
Accessible Walks With The Outdoor Guide
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Accessible Walks With The Outdoor Guide

We believe the outdoors is for everyone, and are passionate about helping people to get outside. We’ve asked The Outdoor Guide's Debbie North about her favourite accessible walks, to inspire our customers with disabilities to go exploring and discover new places around the country.

Ten Ways To Avoid Catching Lyme Disease
Ten Ways To Avoid Catching Lyme Disease
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Ten Ways To Avoid Catching Lyme Disease

Caudwell LymeCo charity fill us in on how to avoid catching Lyme disease in the outdoors.

6 Reasons To Love Winter Walking
6 Reasons To Love Winter Walking
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6 Reasons To Love Winter Walking

A scenic walk in crisp winter air is the perfect, budget-friendly way to blow away the hibernation fog and come back to life post-Christmas. 

Rucksack Buying Guide
Rucksack Buying Guide
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Rucksack Buying Guide

Your rucksack is a staple for any adventure, and selecting the best one for your trip will ensure you can carry everything you’ll need with ease. 

1185 our top 5 men's and women's walking boots
1185 our top 5 men's and women's walking boots
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1185 our top 5 men's and women's walking boots

Our range of exciting new season walking boots are here and there’s something for every adventure, from walks in the park to long days out in the hills.

The Ramblers' Best Of British Walks
The Ramblers' Best Of British Walks
The Ramblers' Best Of British Walks

The Ramblers hike up and down the length of Britain to find the best routes to walk.

How To Pack A Rucksack
How To Pack A Rucksack
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How To Pack A Rucksack

Whether you’re travelling the world, or camping at a festival, here's the best way to pack your rucksack

photographing-the-exmoor-coast
photographing-the-exmoor-coast
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photographing-the-exmoor-coast

Exmoor offers some of England's most dramatic and stunning coastline, so it’s no wonder that everyone wants to get the best possible photos of the landscapes and seascapes. 

The BMC's Winter Walking Advice
The BMC's Winter Walking Advice
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The BMC's Winter Walking Advice

Our partners at the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) share their top tips to help you enjoy the hills in safety this winter.

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