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Discover great outdoor activity ideas and detailed routes to follow around the UK for all types of adventurers.
The Isle of Wight Coastal Path is a 70-mile waymarked walk which goes around the whole island. It hugs much of the coastline and can easily be split into shorter sections. Helen from the OS Team shares her experience of running the route in a day.
The King Alfred’s Way is a 350km circular off-road cycling route that will take you back in time. Combining beautiful rural scenery with some of Britain’s most iconic historic sites and four National Trails this ride makes a great bikepacking adventure.
This route was added to OS Maps last year by Country Walking magazine. With a free weekend, Jonathan and partner headed off on the ferry to give it a try.
Pennington to Hurst Castle Loop. Just under 10 miles of easy going bike trail, quiet roads and shingle/pebble beach. A great all year ride, suitable for families however the final spit section maybe a challenge for smaller legs and wheels.
Taking on 288 miles/461km of cycling, Kate Jamieson takes us on her adventure from Falmouth to London along The Trafalgar Way.
Topped with the remains of an iron-age fort, this short walk just outside Winchester gives great views across the area.
The Race to the Stones is 100km along one of the oldest trails in Britain - The Ridgeway, which crosses North Wessex Downs and the Chilterns. Trail runner and OS CEO Nigel Clifford found out how tough it can be...
Discovering dinosaurs on the Isle of Wight - a jurrasic family beach adventure