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Top secret wild swimming spots near London

Daniel Start, author of the Wild Guide to London and the South East, reveals his top 6 favourite secret places to go wild swimming near the capital. From the jade pools of the Chelmer, to rope swings on the Great Ouse, remote riverside pubs on the Ouse to smuggler caves in Kent, we have your next London escape sorted.

8 of the best spring hiking escapes for Londoners

Alex Middleton shows us how accessible outdoor spaces are from London. Here's 8 of his favourite spots for hiking near London which are all within 90 minutes from the capital city. All these routes make a great spring walk.

London's best parks for dog walking

If you want to walk your dog in London and feel like your options are limited due to it being a huge city, you couldn’t be more wrong! We take a look at some of the best parks for dog walking in London and where they are on the map.

All about the Thames Path

Ordnance Survey's guide to the Thames Path, one of Britain's National Trails running for 184 miles along the banks of the river Thames. Discover everything you need to know about the Thames Path including maps and information on the Thames Path extension.

London: staying wild in the city

Cities can often be unexpected treasure-troves of nature. Chris Platt explores London to discover where nature has taken up residence, and where you can reconnect with the wild.

Dan Raven-Ellison

Meet Dan Raven-Ellison - Parent, guerrilla geographer, National Geographic Emerging Explorer, former geography teacher and founder of both Slow Ways and the campaign to make London the world’s first National Park City.

Destiny Kamara

Meet Destiny Kamara. Check out how she pushed her boundaries to reach the summit of Ben Nevis.

Kizzie Fenner

Meet Kizzie Fenner.

Reece Lukeman

Meet Reece Lukeman.

Ben Smith

Meet Ben Smith - Dad, environmentalist, adventurer, sports lover, cow whisperer, coffee drinker