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Kids treasure hunt

OS Champions, The Meek Family, love to find new ways to make maps more fun. Try their outdoor treasure hunt game to introduce kids to maps and discover the benefits of map reading skills for children. Includes downloadable activity and answer cards for the game.

Walking coast to coast via the Hadrian's Wall Path

Hadrian's wall, built by the Romans and marking the northern edge of their conquest of Britain, is now the route of a national trail that stretches from the east coast to the west.

How to get kids on a family walk

It can be a real struggle to get kids outside, mainly because often a child’s image of the outdoors is walking in the rain with aching feet and cold hands - but that can be changed. Here are some top tips on how to get kids planning and leading their own adventures to make family walks more fun.

Pen-y-ghent – a mountain of a hill that will give the family ‘summit’ to remember

Pen-y-ghent is the perfect hill with which to give young children a taste of an outdoor challenge. The circular walk to the summit from Horton-in-Ribblesdale is under six miles – perfect for little legs or when the days are short and time is squeezed.

In Hope for a family adventure

Cycle, walk, scramble, run on Crowden Clough: a perfect family adventure