Planning a walking route in 5 easy steps
Don't just follow others - planning your own walking route can be a rewarding experience, helping you discover new places or set yourself challenges. Jonathan from the OS Team outlines how to get started.
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Cooking over a wood camp fire
With modern stoves, there's not often a reason that you have to cook over a wood fire - but it's great fun, even in your back garden. While gas or charcoal barbecues are the 'civilised' version, anyone can learn how to cook surprisingly complex dishes over an open fire.
A guide to birdwatching
Birdwatching can be enjoyed just about anywhere, you don't need to travel far. With nearly 600 species of bird officially listed in the UK, you could spend a lifetime learning about them and recording those you have spotted. Here's a guide to birdwatching to help get you started.