Six Nations of the Outdoors Tournament


If the Six Nations countries faced off in a battle of the outdoors? Who’d win?

As we welcome in February, along with it comes the Six Nations rugby tournament. We’re not so much into rugby, but we do love the six nations that take part. So we got to thinking, what if the six nations taking part faced off in a head to head vote with the best of their outdoors on offer? So that’s exactly what we’re going to do:

Throughout the Six Nations tournament, and coinciding with the matches we’ll be selecting an outdoor location / activity that relates to that country and pit them head to head in a vote on our twitter account (@GOoutdoors) just for fun. Winners will be decided by a public vote, and we’ll find out which Six Nation’s country truly is the outdoor champion.

League table

Win Lose Draw Total Points
Scotland 2 0 0 6
Wales 2 0 0 6
England 1 1 0 3
Ireland 1 1 0 3
France 0 2 0 0
Italy 0 2 0 0

Round 1

Scotland vs Ireland ( 4th Feb 2:30pm GMT)
West Highland Way vs Wicklow Way

West Highland Way - Image: Kevin Rae

Wicklow Way - Image: Joe King

- Result: Scotland


England vs France ( 4th Feb 5pm GMT) England Camping vs France Camping

Camping in England - Image: Andrew Bone

Camping in France - Image: Philipendula

- Result: England


Italy vs Wales (5th Feb 2pm GMT)
Faraglioni vs Green Bridge of Wales

Faraglioni - Image: Danny V-Li Teok

Green Bridge of Wales, Pembrokeshire - Image: JKMMX

- Result: Wales


Round 2

Italy vs Ireland (11th Feb 2:30pm GMT)
Horse Trekking Italy vs Horse Trekking Ireland

Horse Trekking in Tuscany © Copyright Visit Tuscany

Horse Trekking Ireland © Copyright Adrian Hodge

- Result: Ireland


Wales vs England (11th Feb 5pm GMT)
Snowdonia National Park vs The Peak District National Park

Snowdonia National Park

Peak District National Park

- Result: Wales


France vs Scotland (12th Feb 2pm GMT)
Skiing Chamonix vs Skiing Cairngorms

Skiing Chamonix © Copyright Visit

Cairngorms © Copyright Visit John Mason

- Result: Scotland


Round 3

Scotland vs Wales (25th Feb 2:30pm GMT)
Ben Nevis vs Snowdon

The Ben Nevis range from Corpach © Copyright The Carlisle Kid

The Snowdon Massif from Glyder Fawr

- Result:


Ireland vs France (25th Feb 5pm GMT)
Giants Causeway vs Côte de Granit Rose

Giants Causeway

Côte de granit rose

- Result:


England vs Italy (26th Feb 2pm GMT)
The Lake District vs Lake Garda

The Lake District. Buttermere © Copyright Les Haines

Lake Garda

- Result:



Round 4

Wales vs Ireland (10th Mar 8pm GMT)
?? vs ??

Italy vs France (11th Feb 1:30pm GMT)
?? vs ??

England vs Scotland (1th Feb 4pm GMT)
?? vs ??



Round 5

Scotland vs Italy (18th Feb 12:30pm GMT)
?? vs ??

France vs Wales (18th Feb 2:45pm GMT)
?? vs ??

Ireland vs England (18th Feb 5pm GMT)
?? vs ??







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