Beginner's walking

Beginner's walking

Experts from Alan Hinkes OBE to Chris Townsend advise on everything you need to know to find your feet in the great outdoors: starting out, kit, training and hill-walking courses you could go on to improve your skills and safety out there.

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Getting your kids active outdoors

Getting your kids active outdoors

by Steve Backshall

Five top tips from adventurer and wildlife presenter Steve Backshall to help your children have fun in the great outdoors this Winter.

Winter wanders - find a local walk

Winter wanders - find a local walk

by Ian Finch

Wild places and green spaces abound pretty much wherever you live - as outdoor adventurer Ian Finch demonstrates by highlighting some stunning walks around London.

Get kids active - in five easy steps

Get kids active - in five easy steps

by Fiona Smart

Putting in the time and effort to get your children active is more important than ever and Fiona Smart draws on her own experiences and expertise as a life coach to provide these useful pointers.

Starting out in walking

Starting out in walking

by Alan Hinkes OBE

Walking is reckoned to be the biggest recreational activity in the UK. It is gentle and low impact yet the pleasures and benefits are tangible - even a short walk can invigorate and refresh you. Once you progress onto more challenging fell walks or scrambles you can reach a real sense of achievement and exhilaration.

Kit for walking

Kit for walking

by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend looks at the various items of kit that you need, could find useful, and are nice to have.

Training for walking beginners

Training for walking beginners

by Jas Hepburn

With greater fitness you can take almost any walk in your stride. Jas Hepburn shows you how.

Hill walking courses for beginners

Hill walking courses for beginners

by Nigel Shepherd

You don't have to go on a course to learn some outdoor sense - but it might help. Nigel Shepherd outlines the benefits of attending a course for attaining some outdoor skills.

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