Best places to paddleboard in the South West
OS Champion and author of ‘Paddleboarding South West England’, Lisa Drewe, reveals her favourite places to paddleboard in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset.
The Ridgeway National Trail is a historic footpath that stretches for 87 miles (139km) across southern England, from the World Heritage Site of Avebury in Wiltshire to the ancient hill fort of Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire. Discover our favourite historic spots along the route, plus key information to help you walk it.
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.
A guide to Wild Camping on Dartmoor
Wild camping on Dartmoor has changed, but there are many areas where it's still permitted. You’re going to need a rucksack for this one as camping next to the road or in camper vans is not allowed. Here's all you need to know about wild camping on Dartmoor.
Meet Bel Dixon - Sea swimmer, river paddler, happy hiker, Dartmoor bivvyier, really-rather-rubbish climber.
The Ten Tors Challenge
The Ten Tors Challenge is an annual challenge organised by the British Army for young people to navigate the wilds of Dartmoor. It's a multi-day adventure that tests stamina, navigation and mental toughness - for both the participants and the volunteer. We speak to OS Champion Fi Darby about her experience.
Cycling King Alfred's Way
The King Alfred’s Way is a 350km circular off-road cycling route that will take you back in time. Combining beautiful rural scenery with some of Britain’s most iconic historic sites and four National Trails this ride makes a great bikepacking adventure.
Wallace and Gromit's new outdoor game
‘Fix up the City’ is a new free gaming app that features Wallace and Gromit and to play it you’ll need to visit Bristol’s Millennium Square or Cardiff Bay. The OS Games team went to check it out.