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Learning to navigate with the Out There Award

21/08/2023 5 mins read

Learn how the Ramblers is kickstarting young people’s journeys into the outdoors with their Out There Award and find out how to get involved.

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Watch the Perseid meteor shower!

10/08/2023 5 mins read

Don't miss the most spectacular show on earth this summer, the amazing Perseid Meteor Shower. Here's everything you need to know including where and when to watch it.

Ramsay Round

10/08/2023 Scotland 10 mins read

The Ramsay Round is an iconic Scottish sub-24-hour mountain challenge, but it can also be enjoyed in sections at a more leisurely pace. We take a look at the route in more detail and speak to Sabrina Pace Humphreys, Co-founder and Trustee of Black Trail Runners. Sabrina tells us about her experience of the route and why she’s on her own mission to highlight that the outdoors is for everyone.

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Mountain Rescue’s accident black spots

08/08/2023 10 mins read

Mountain Rescue England and Wales share with us a handful of accident black spots across Britain, in which they are often called to, and how you can stay safe when visiting these areas.

How to get into triathlon

08/08/2023 10 mins read

OS Champion Sam Taylor-Frost is part of the GB Triathlon Team. She completed her first triathlon without being super fit or spending a lot of money on kit and you can do the same. Find out how to get into triathlon and give this multi-sport event a go.

Gear guides
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Summer gear guide for outdoor adventures

31/07/2023 10 mins read

In this summer gear guide, we asked the Ordnance Survey team about their best outdoor product for summer and how it helps them enjoy their time outside.

Water sports
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A beginner's guide to stand-up paddle boarding

28/07/2023 10 mins read

Whether you want to try stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) for you're looking to improve your skills, this guide will ensure you have a great time out on the water.

Family activities
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Top tips to get children using paper maps

27/07/2023 5 mins read

Find top tips on how to teach children to map read and make it fun with 'Get Out With The Kids'.

Family activities
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Countryside Code walks with Shaun the Sheep

27/07/2023 All of Great Britain 10 mins read

Shaun the Sheep is the champion of Natural England’s Countryside Code. Shaun shares some of his favourite short walks suitable for the whole family.

Map Reading
Take the Map Reading quiz!

26/07/2023 5 mins read

Gear guides
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A guide to ethical and responsible outdoor clothing

25/07/2023 10 mins read

Montane share their expert knowledge on what to look out for when choosing outdoor clothing, so you can become a more responsible explorer.

Map Reading
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Free Map Reading Guides

20/07/2023 10 minutes read

Learn to map read for free with these guides from National Map Reading Week, which aims to inspire people of all ages and interests to get outside, find adventure and make memories. Reading a map can take you off the main paths and discover new places - we’re here to help you learn how!

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