Inspiration and Ideas

  • Enjoy summer with children on board

    Enjoy summer with children on board

    20th June 2019

    Summer holidays are coming, and with them an important question: where to go on holiday so that all the family, including the little ones, have fun? Go paddling together! The right equipment will help you to enjoy a carefree ride.

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  • Top 10 hills for winter walking beginners

    Top 10 hills for winter walking beginners

    11th November 2020

    There’s no such thing as an ‘easy’ winter mountain – but if you’re looking for somewhere to practice newly-acquired winter skills then these hills are just the ticket. 

  • Cloud inversions: a spotter’s guide

    Cloud inversions: a spotter’s guide

    3rd November 2020

    Cloud inversions are among the most magical weather phenomena that a hillwalker can experience – and autumn brings your best chance of seeing one. We asked MWIS forecaster Garry Nicholson to share his inversion bagging advice. 

  • Britain’s top 10 autumn hill walks

    Britain’s top 10 autumn hill walks

    26th October 2020

    Woodland walks may reign supreme when it comes to autumn, but these autumn hill walks make for a refreshing seasonal surprise…

  • Top 10 walks with an adrenaline kick

    Top 10 walks with an adrenaline kick

    14th September 2020

    Where do you go when you want a walk with a side-helping of adrenaline? The team at TGO share their favourite thrilling hills, scrambles and trails.

  • Top 10 Wainwright fells

    Top 10 Wainwright fells

    31st August 2020

    From the sublime to the mysterious, TGO‘s contributors share their favourite Wainwright fells. 

  • Top 10 mountains with a difference

    Top 10 mountains with a difference

    26th August 2020

    Unreal shapes; otherworldly summits; mountains where you can watch the sun set twice. Every hill has something special to offer, but these ones go over and above…

  • 8 lesser-trodden long-distance walks

    8 lesser-trodden long-distance walks

    22nd July 2020

    These more unusual trails of various lengths all make excellent options for a UK escape while coronavirus is still at large – wild, beautiful, and mostly away from the crowds.

  • Top 10 hills for kids

    Top 10 hills for kids

    1st July 2020

    Sometimes, an adventure at altitude is the only thing that’ll tire them out! Here are ten hill walks that little ones will love.