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12 Scenic Road Trips in the UK

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Travel the UK by road and make some stops along the way on these scenic routes 

While it may be easy to associate British roads with bumper to bumper traffic and reserve the rose tinted road trip for roads like Route 66 in the USA, there are some truly scenic routes in the UK. In the age of Satnavs we’ve become so accustomed to the quickest possible route, that we’ve forgot about the treasures that can be found on the ‘scenic’ route.

While discussing the merits of Britain’s ‘A’ roads may sound a little Alan Partridge, hear us out. Check out these 12 scenic roads in the UK – we’ve even found something to see or do on each one. Read more

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5 Waterside Campsites to Try in the UK

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All aboard! We’re heading downriver on a voyage of campsite discovery with James Warner Smith, editor of the Cool Camping guidebooks, as he picks his top five waterside campsites.

Whether it’s wild swimming, stone skimming or simply messing about in boats, there’s nothing quite like camping beside a river. The wide, flat meadows and green spaces that surround our British waterways seem ready-made for camping and it is often here, in these beautiful areas, that the UK’s best campsites can be found. To help you find your next watery wonderland, we’ve asked the experts at coolcamping.com for their pick of the very best riverside campsites in the UK. All you need to do is pick your favourite and hop ashore…

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#ScrapbookOutdoors Week 16: Explore England

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This week’s photo challenge theme 

April 23rd marked St George’s Day, and luckily for the English, it fell on a weekend this year. For this week’s photo theme we asked you to get outdoors and ‘Explore England’, so here are a few of our favourite shots:

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Guest Blog: My Top 10 Northern England landscape views & walks

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My Top 10 Northern England landscape views & walks 

In 2015 for the GO Outdoors Awards, we nominated a selection of fantastic independent outdoor blogs and asked the public to vote for their favourite. The following is a guest post from winner Stuart Hodgson and gives you an insight into what you can expect from his own blog. Stuart has combined his love for the outdoors with his love for photography, so we asked him to name his top 10 views that he’s captured on his walks.

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England to India on a Bike

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Jude Kriwald will Cycle from Yeovil to India for Charity 

We recently received an email from Jude Kriwald asking for some gear help because he was about to undertake a mammoth cycling trip from the town of Yeovil to Amritsar in India. Read more

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