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The South West Coast Path

Article · 6 Sept 2023

An Introduction to The South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path is currently the longest of Britain’s National Trails, measuring a staggering 1014km (630 miles) and is destined to become an integral part of the...

An intro to... The Cotswold Way

Article · 6 Sept 2023

An Introduction to The Cotswold Way

Have you ever wanted to walk the Cotswold Way? Here is a very quick introduction to this ideal first time trek.

An intro to... The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Article · 6 Sept 2023

An Introduction to The Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Have you ever wanted to walk the Pembrokeshire Coast Path? Here is a very quick introduction to this wild and beautiful national trail.

An intro to... The Thames Path

Article · 6 Sept 2023

The Thames Path National Trail: everything you need to know

The 180-mile Thames Path from London to Gloucestershire is the only long-distance route to follow a river throughout its length from tidal waters, and also the only one to pass...

Pobbles and Three Cliffs Bay

Article · 5 Sept 2023

Discover the Stunning Gower Peninsula

Gower, a peninsula in South Wales just 25km by 13km, is a superb walking destination offering great variety of routes with hills and ridges, fantastic views and stunning beaches.

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Article · 5 Sept 2023

What is a GR route?

Put simply, the GR routes are an immense network of long distance walking routes in France, Spain, Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium. But, of course, there is more to them than just that.

Snowdonia Way

Article · 5 Sept 2023

An Introduction to The Snowdonia (Eryri) Way

Eryri (Snowdonia), an area encompassing the mountains of North Wales, is a wild expanse of peaks, valleys, woodland, and miles of coastline and estuaries. In a short distance you...

The Two Moors Way Stamp Trail

Article · 5 Sept 2023

The Two Moors Way Stamp Trail

In 2006, to mark the 30th anniversary of the Two Moors Way, two journalists set up a stamp trail along the whole route. Sue Viccars tells us more.

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Focus · 1 Sept 2023

Focus: Our Ultimate Offroad Cycling Challenges

Celebrating the release of Bikepacking in the Lake District, we've decided to put together a collection of some of our best offroad cycling challenges. Whether you're Bikepacking...

Joss on Middle Fell

Article · 1 Sept 2023

Joss Naylor's Lakes, Meres and Waters: A Legendary Run

In 1983, the legendary Joss Naylor completed the little-known 105-mile Lakes, Meres and Waters route in a staggering 19hr 14min. This Cicerone book, written by Vivienne Crow,...

We explored the ruins; walked among the crumbling walls

Article · 1 Sept 2023

A Forgotten Castle in Northern Cyprus

While exploring the trails in Northern Cyprus, a forgotten castle in the Kyrenia Range grabbed the attention of Nike Werstroh and Jacint Mig, and a narrow trail begged to be explored.

The fertile plain between La Sierra de las Nieves and Ronda (Day 12)

Article · 1 Sept 2023

An Introduction to the Andalucían Coast to Coast Walk

Find out more about this 21-day coast to coast trail across Andalucía. It was twenty years in the making and is a true adventure through incredible landscapes. Find out more...

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Article · 1 Sept 2023

Walking In Cyprus: A Sample Route

There’s far more to Cyprus than just the bustling resorts: the favourable climate, attractive scenery and many kilometres of footpaths and nature trails make it an ideal destination for walkers. Here is a sample route to give you a flavour of the...

GR7 Route Andalucia

Article · 1 Sept 2023

An Introduction to the GR7 Route in Andalucía

Check out our top tips for anyone planning to walk the GR7 long-distance route in Andalucía. Walking the GR7 in Andalucía is a fantastic experience, with good weather, varied...

Terry Fletcher walking on the Costa Blanca

Article · 1 Sept 2023

7 Reasons to Visit the Costa Blanca

Think Costa Blanca and, as likely as not, you'll think Benidorm and partying. Well, get ready to think again. There's so much more to the Costa Blanca than the hotspots for drunken tourists. Terry Fletcher, author of the Cicerone guide to Walking on...

Scrambling in solitude on the Costa Blanca

Feature · 1 Sept 2023

Scrambling in Solitude on the Costa Blanca

If you think the Costa Blanca of southern Spain is all about sangria, sombreros and stuffed donkeys Terry Fletcher has a surprise for you – it’s time to discover some of...

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Article · 30 Aug 2023

The Picos de Europa: Everything You Need To Know

The Pyrenees, the Sierra Nevada, the Guadarrama to the north of Madrid… the list of mountain ranges in Spain is as extensive as the country itself. But in the minds of many, the...

An Intro to the Cleveland Way

Article · 29 Aug 2023

An introduction to... The Cleveland Way

The Cleveland Way was the second national trail to be established in Britain (the Pennine Way was first) and it was officially opened in 1969. The route was devised as a loop around the North York Moors National Park, starting from Helmsley and...

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Article · 25 Aug 2023

An Introduction to Bikepacking

Bikepacking presents an exciting option for people who enjoy backpacking and all terrain cycling. The fusion of the two activities allows adventurers to explore much further afield in a vastly different way.

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Article · 25 Aug 2023

An Introduction to The Shropshire Way

The county of Shropshire has been one of England’s best kept secrets for years. It is England’s most rural county with only two large towns –Telford and Shrewsbury, but it is blessed with some of the best hills and ridges outside the national...