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Everything you need to know about Mountain Rescue

OS Champion, Emily Thompson, talks us through everything you need to know about Mountain Rescue Teams, and what to consider if you would like to become part of one.

Planning a long distance walk

There’s nothing more exciting than heading out the door on an adventure, especially walking a long-distance path. Here's everything you need to know to walk one of Britain's National or Regional trails or, plan your own multi-day route.

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.

Emily Thompson

Meet Emily Thompson - Mountaineer and trail runner who uses both as an excuse for cake.

Top tips for Winter navigation

You might be able to rely on basic navigation skills and gadgets in summer but now winter is in full swing you need to ensure that you have the skills to still have a great day whatever the conditions.

Why it’s important to download OS Locate

OS Locate - what is it and why do you need it?

GetOutside Champion: Emily Thompson

For Emily Thompson, being outdoors is an addiction, and she particularly loves mountaineering at any opportunity she gets.

Piper Holes, Marsden

Piper holes provides a gentle 3-mile walk to the head of the Colne Valley. It provides some fantastic views across the wild and rugged landscape of the Marsden Moors and passes the historic Stanedge canal tunnels. It is well sign posted with Marsden Walkers are Welcome signs.

Hidden delights of the Dales Way

Emily Thompson describes the hidden delights of the Dales Way.

10 of the best places on the Pennine Way

Stretching for 267 miles and following the backbone of England, the Pennine Way is not just an arduous long distance walk that attracts crazy fell runners and determine hikers – it also links some of England's most amazing landscapes and fantastic features. So even if you don’t want to walk the whole route is worth hunting out these gems.