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South West Coast Path: 10 of the best spots

The South West Coast Path stretches from Minehead in Somerset to Poole Harbour in Dorset. OS Champion, Bel Dixon, shares her favourite spots to enjoy on the stunning South West Coastal Path.

Bel Dixon

Meet Bel Dixon - Sea swimmer, river paddler, happy hiker, Dartmoor bivvyier, really-rather-rubbish climber.

Top 20 romantic walks

Whether you're madly in love or a happy singleton, you can plan a romantic walk with a beloved partner, family or four-legged friend at any time of year - a must on Valentine's Day! Discover the best romantic walks across Great Britain and find one near you near you.

10 best city walks

The vast majority of us in Great Britain live in urban areas. Our cities have such an eclectic mix of people, cultures, skylines and history to enjoy. So, take a wander around the streets or your local park, find some new street art, and uncover the hidden histories that make up the cities we call home. Here's our selection of 10 of the best city walks.

GetOutside Podcast series

The GetOutside podcast series has an adventurous gleam in its eye. Each edition heads deep into Britain’s wild spaces, bringing you compelling interviewees, inspiration and information to help you get active outdoors.

Nine ways to explore closer to home

​Amid the intense challenges, perhaps the most positive legacy of lockdown has been more people discovering outdoor spaces closer to home. Many of us want to keep the momentum going by being active outside. And we can. It’s all about finding quieter outdoor spaces closer to home and experiencing them in new, exciting ways.

Five reasons to try paddle sports

Whether it's canoeing, kayaking or jumping on a SUP, Bel Dixon gives us five great reasons to try paddle sports.

Five Classic West Country Winter Walks

Perhaps it’s the bright, crisp days, perhaps it’s the bracing winds, but winter makes walking in the West Country a real delight. Whether you’re looking for a blast of fresh air amid the festivities or have resolved to do more exercise, hiking the region’s coast paths and moors will put plenty of pep in your step. So we asked local Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion Belinda Dixon to come up with some routes that show the west off at its winter best.

Seven Reasons to Learn Map Reading

3 great coastal circular walks in Devon

Cliffs, coves and impossibly pretty ports – the South West Coast Path draws many an excited hiker to western shores. But you don’t have to embark on the full 630-mile trail to revel in its glory. Because a wealth of day-long, circular walks will also put more than a little spring in your hiker’s step and a gleam in your eye. Devon-based Ordnance Survey GetOutside Champion Belinda Dixon outlines three of her favourite SWCP day trails.