Great Britain

Great Britain

Britain enjoys a huge variety of landscapes, from rugged coast to rolling downs and rocky peaks to peaceful woods. Discover more with our guides to the best places, activities and adventures.

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Try these 14 Routes with your TCS London Marathon MyWay Adventure

Complete the TCS London Marathon wherever you wish with 14 virtual OS Maps routes to try.

Wander through words: amazing walks inspired by Britain’s favourite books, authors and characters

Explore enchanting literary walks in Britain, from the Brontë Sisters' Haworth in West Yorkshire to J.K. Rowling's Edinburgh. Hear the stories behind Britain’s favourite books and authors and recommended routes combining literature with breath-taking landscapes.

Best Christmas walks

Christmas and New Year offer so many reasons to put on your walking boots and head out into the great outdoors. Whether it’s to breathe in the refreshing winter air or to walk off your Christmas dinner, there’s nothing like a festive stroll. To help you find one near you, here are some of our most popular.

10 best pub walks in Great Britain

​There’s nothing better than incorporating a stop at a nearby pub when out on a walk with friends and family. Reward yourself with a refreshing drink or warm up in front of the fire. Here are 10 of the best pub walks across Great Britain.

The nation's favourite places

We asked you to share your special place and what it means to you. Discover the nation's favourites outdoor spots and visit somewhere new!

Walks for all types of weather

The Met Office team share their favourite walking and running routes across the UK and tells us how they differ across the seasons. Find walks for different weather conditions from the weather experts.

Top 100 largest parks in Britain

Whether you seek nature, history, a place to play or just a moment of quiet, parks have something extraordinary to offer. Here are the top 100 largest parks in Britain.

Ramblers wellbeing walks

Discover Ramblers Wellbeing Walks; over 50,000 walks taking place all over the country to help improve the nations health and happiness. Here are some of the best Wellbeing Walks for you to join or try in your own time.

Julia Bradbury's favourite walks

To celebrate her book Walk Yourself Happy, Julia Bradbury shares some of her favourite walks with us and explains why they’re each so special to her.

Timmy Mallett cycles Britain

Explore this interactive map of Timmy Mallett’s cycle ride around Britain. See the paintings he's done on route to showcase his love for Britain's coastline.