Northern exposure: walking the the Cape Wrath Trail in winter

Northern exposure: walking the the Cape Wrath Trail in winter

The Cape Wrath Trail is among the UK’s toughest but also most rewarding long-distance routes – where better to find solitude and a break from the noise of switched-on modern living?

NO ORDINARY WOOD: EXPLORING BRITAIN’S FORGOTTEN RAINFORESTS

NO ORDINARY WOOD: EXPLORING BRITAIN’S FORGOTTEN RAINFORESTS

Did you know that Britain has rainforests? Sarah Stirling delves into the wildwoods of Wales to discover an overlooked part of our natural heritage.

Walk the Wild with the John Muir Trust

Walk the Wild with the John Muir Trust

The Great Outdoors magazine has teamed up with wild land charity the John Muir Trust to look at how the land they own, lease and manage is protected and enhanced for the benefit of people and wildlife.

The fight for likes: The risk-taking guides stirring up a social media storm

The fight for likes: The risk-taking guides stirring up a social media storm

When scrambling and climbing guides use risky stunts to market themselves, the results can be controversial – even dangerous. Hanna Lindon looks at a recent example.

Gear guide: smart watches

Gear guide: smart watches

Our guide to outdoor smart watches – how you could benefit from one, what to look for, and six recent models compared.

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