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Discover great outdoor activity ideas and detailed routes to follow around the UK for all types of adventurers.

Isle of Wight Coastal Path

South East 110km / 68 miles

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.

Cycling King Alfred's Way

South East 352km / 219 miles

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.

Up the Downs and Down the Ups on the Isle of Wight

South East 13km / 8 miles

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.

Bike exploring: Invasion of Hurst Castle

South East 15km / 9 miles

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.

Cycling The Trafalgar Way

South East 461km / 286 miles

Taking on 288 miles/461km of cycling, Kate Jamieson takes us on her adventure from Falmouth to London along The Trafalgar Way.

St Catherine's Hill, Winchester

South East 3.6km / 2 miles

Topped with the remains of an iron-age fort, this short walk just outside Winchester gives great views across the area.

Race to the Stones 100km ultra marathon

South East 100km / 62 miles

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...

Family activities
Discovering dinosaurs on the Isle of Wight

South East 1.8km / 1 miles

Discovering dinosaurs on the Isle of Wight - a jurrasic family beach adventure

Discovering bluebell woods with the Isle of Wight Walking Festival

South East 17.2km / 11 miles

Discovering bluebell woods with the Isle of Wight Walking Festival - an ideal spring walking route

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