Inspiration and Ideas

  • Top 10 film location walks

    Top 10 film location walks

    17th June 2020

    Fancy walking through a scene in your favourite movie? These stunning locations are perfect stomping ground for film buffs

  • Daring to stand on ‘that rock’: the Kjeragbolten

    Daring to stand on ‘that rock’: the Kjeragbolten

    5th September 2019

    After his kids were inspired by images they  saw on Instagram, Andrew Watson needed no excuse to take a family holiday to the Norwegian fjords. Was ‘that’ rock as scary as it looked?  Social media has had a hard time…

  • Unjustly overlooked: a brief guide to the Faroe Islands

    Unjustly overlooked: a brief guide to the Faroe Islands

    5th September 2019

    Think the Faroe Islands are too wet, windy, expensive or inaccessible? Think again, says Craig Weldon – this is one of the most distinctive places in the world.  Not that many UK-based walkers have been to Scandinavia, preferring the British…

  • No ordinary wood: exploring Britain’s forgotten rainforests

    No ordinary wood: exploring Britain’s forgotten rainforests

    3rd September 2019

    Did you know that Britain has rainforests? Sarah Stirling delves into the wildwoods of Wales to discover an overlooked part of our natural heritage.  Just outside a back-of-beyond village, which suits its elvish-sounding name of Maentwrog, we take a breath and slip into…

  • Top 10 Castle Walks

    Top 10 Castle Walks

    25th June 2019

    Bringing fortification to your forays, read on for ten rambles around the ramparts…

  • Hiking in Finland – How to turn a hobby into a full-time occupation

    Hiking in Finland – How to turn a hobby into a full-time occupation

    20th June 2019

    "Our varied landscapes with vast forests, thousands of lakes, magnificent islands, and the stark but beautiful treeless fells of Lapland are made for hiking. Finnish Lapland is the best place in Europe to see and experience the natural environment of the boreal region."

  • The End of Winter by Alex Roddie

    The End of Winter by Alex Roddie

    6th June 2019

    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?

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