Your current location / selection
Take the class outside
Geographer, teacher and GetOutside Champion, Alan Parkinson, explores why our kids should be learning outside every day.
The Beacons Way
The Beacons Way is a 100-mile-long distance footpath, that transverses through the centre of the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales. GetOutside Champion Tracy Purnell takes us on a whistle-stop tour of the top spots along the way.
Planning group walks
GetOutside Champion Nigel Vardy regularly takes large groups out walking. Delve into his solid planning tactics for where, when and how he does it to ensure everyone's safe outside on adventures.
Map reading for road trips
Long gone are the days when we plan our car and motorcycle journeys using paper maps and large format map books. So, what's the best modern-day option to plan that perfect road trip?
Reality versus Instagram
Been inspired to visit somewhere by a snap on Instagram lately? Well, be warned, you may not know the full picture or what's involved to get there safely. Scott Mcalister took a bunch of social media bods out to experience the real deal themselves.
10 epic mountains to climb
#GetOutside Champion James Forrest outlines 10 of his favourite mountains across England and Wales – why not give them a try this National Walking Month?
Spring: an ode to the old and new
Spring should be a time for celebration as new life bursts forth and drives the grey skies of winter away. For #GetOutside Champion Nigel Vardy though, this Spring bought reflection on a man who inspired him in nature.
A Tale of three Norths
When you first start to map read or work with a compass, the one element that always causes most confusion is that of North! We should all know that the top of the map is North - but which one?
Stonehenge Winter Solstice Night Ride
The Spring Equinox on 21 March is 1 of only 4 open access times to Stonehenge each year. Why not beat the traffic and cycle to the iconic monument like OS #GetOutside Champion Jack Thurston.
Sofa to Snowdon
Meet Tim. What started as a chat around a camp fire, ended up as one man's epic journey to change his lifestyle and reach his first ever mountain summit.