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

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

ONE HOUR OUTSIDE AT ROGIE FALLS

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Hiking doesn’t always have to be up mountains or over long distances. Although I love to challenge myself, I like nothing more than spending an hour or two meandering through woodland or by the sea shore, along easy to follow … Continued