another hill on the South Downs Way

South Downs Way Weekend Walk: Lewes to Eastbourne

We’ve recently returned from a wonderful weekend walking a section of South Downs Way with cosy hotel breaks in the historic and attractive towns of Lewes and Alfriston. Lewes Ably abetted by the UK National Trails planning tools and the A-Z Adventure Series atlas for the area, we started by leaving the car for the weekend at Lewes railway station. …

Beautiful Powys

20 things you didn’t know about Glyndŵr’s Way

Glyndŵr’s Way, in Powys is one of the lesser known 15 National Trails of England and Wales. However, you should not underestimate the beautiful and varied scenery of this trail. The Glyndŵr’s Way National Trail offers a variety of options for visitors and locals alike. Experienced walkers may want to complete a rewarding multi day hike covering the whole Glyndŵr’s …

Malham Cove

Malham Cove Circular Walk

Try this magical Malham Cove circular walk If you ever find yourself in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales with a couple of hours to spare, make sure you take the time to squeeze in this little gem, a Malham Cove circular walk. At only 4 ½ miles (7 km) it’s not huge in distance but it more than …

Clear signposts on the North Down Way

North Downs Way 40 Year Anniversary

This year, the North Downs Way celebrates its’ 40th anniversary. One of the most popular National Trails running across south east England, the North Downs Way is a recent incarnation of a route with a long history. Origins of the North Downs Way The M25 of its day, the busy medieval pilgrimage route known as the Pilgrim’s Way still runs …

Agglestone Rock and Studland walk

This stunning walk to Agglestone Rock is a relatively easy 11 km (7 mile) circular route which can be enjoyed throughout the year. There are glorious views of Poole Harbour and Studland Bay as you walk across heathland and back via the sandy Studland beach. The small village of Studland and several cafes near the beach provide plenty of opportunities …

Win a Norfolk Coast Path and Peddars Way Adventure Atlas

We have recently released an A-Z Adventure Atlas of the Norfolk Coast Path and Peddars Way. The A-Z Adventure Series of maps combines the best of OS and A-Z, creating the perfect companion for walkers, off-road cyclists, horse riders and anyone wishing to explore the great outdoors. Together, the Norfolk Coast Path and Peddars Way form a 93 mile (150 km) National Trail across west Norfolk …

National Parks Week 2017

There are a total of 15 national parks dotted across Great Britain. 10 in England, 2 in Scotland and 3 in Wales. All of which boast stunning and diverse scenic splendour. These immensely beautiful areas conserve the wildlife and cultural heritage of a region and being the so-called ‘breathing spaces’ of Britain, it is hardly surprising these parks collectively attract …