HIKING IN GRAN CANARIA | ROQUE NUBLO

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Earlier this month we spent a week on holiday in Gran Canaria. One of Spain’s Canary Islands located off north-western Africa, Gran Canaria is hugely popular with British and German tourists thanks to its all-year-round warm weather and sprawling beach … Continued

HIKING THE STIPERSTONES

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The Stipertones is a jagged ridge of bare stone tors in the Shropshire hills that come with enough myth and legend to keep any walker happy. I’m told it’s where Shropshire witches meet to sup with the devil as he … Continued

EVERYTHING I TOOK ON MY TWO-DAY HIKE | GEAR LIST

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Back in the autumn I took myself on a little adventure. The view from my new desk at work offers tempting glimpses of the Cotswold hills that surround Cheltenham. The highest point in this AONB is Cleeve Hill, just a … Continued

OVERLOOKING EDINBURGH FROM ARTHUR’S SEAT

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I’m reliably informed that the best way to stop the muscles stiffening up to the point of painfulness is to just keep moving, and so rather than finding a coffee shop and spending our post West Highland Way relaxation time … Continued

BOOK REVIEW: THE ADVENTURER’S GUIDE TO BRITAIN

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Jen and Sim Benson, who happen to be fellow GetOutside Champions and as such I consider to be friends of mine, are prolific authors. They pile their energy into writing books designed to inspire and motivate you to spend more … Continued