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10 best pub walks in Great Britain

01/12/2023 All of Great Britain 10 min read

​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.

Portmeirion panorama by Bill Harrison
Improbable Places Quiz

23/11/2023 5 minutes read

Take this quiz, based on the Atlas of Improbable Places book, to discover how much you know about some of the world’s more unusual corners.

Gear guides
Suunto Race and Suunto Wing Review

14/11/2023 10 mins read

Find out everything you need to know about the Suunto Race GPS watch and Suunto Wing headphones in this comprehensive review by Helen from the OS Team. From training to racing, these great value Suunto products will help you every step of the way.

Gear guides
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Best Christmas gifts for outdoor lovers

03/11/2023 10 mins read

Stuck on what to gift this Christmas? The Ordnance Survey team share their best Christmas gifts for outdoor lovers. So, whether they're dog walker, wild swimmer or adventure seeker, there's a present for everyone.

Gear guides
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Gearing up for autumn walking - head to toe guide

26/10/2023 10 minutes read

As the weather changes, the clothing and equipment you need for walking and hiking changes too. Here's a guide by OS team member Jonathan Elder on autumn walking gear.

Staying safe in the dark

25/10/2023 10 mins read

As the days get shorter it's important to take extra precautions when getting outside. Mountain Rescue share their expert advice for staying safe in the dark.

Family activities
Mappy Christmas Crafts

20/10/2023 5 mins read

The countdown is on for Christmas! So get crafty with your old paper maps with these 10 festive ideas on how to repurpose them.

Gear guides
Wet weather gear guide

20/10/2023 10 mins read

Don't get caught out by the rain, be prepared for your next walk with this wet weather gear guide.

High Street Lake District
13 Valleys Ultra

17/10/2023 10 mins read

The 13 Valleys Ultra takes in an unmissable route spanning all 13 valleys of the Lake District National Park. Discover this challenging route which can be enjoyed all year round or in smaller sections for a leisurely walk.

Frog Graham Round

16/10/2023 North West 10 mins read

The Frog Graham is a swim-run challenge involving over 40 miles of running over Lake District fells and swimming two miles across Bassenthwaite Lake, Crummock Water, Buttermere and Derwentwater. OS Champion Alex Staniforth tells us about the route and his experience of the Frog Graham Round.

Places to go
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The nation's favourite places

06/10/2023 All of Great Britain 15 mins read

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!

Learn to cycle

22/09/2023 5 mins read

Cycling is brilliant for all ages – it’s fun, great physical exercise and provides an opportunity for family adventures outside. This useful learn to cycle guide will help you teach someone to ride for the first time.

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