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Finalists for UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2025 announced

Finalists for the UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2025 have been selected, with consumers having the opportunity to select their favourite new outdoor products. The award...
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Free accommodation for (some) hikers in Sardinia

Hikers looking to explore the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia have been given one more reason to go there – free accommodation. However, as with...
Apple maps fitness

Hiking front and centre of new Apple features

Users will soon be able to explore hikes in Apple Maps when updates are launched in the autumn. Also of interest to walkers may be...

New guidebook pushes Greenland as a tourist and hiking destination

New from Bradt, Greenland is the first standalone travel guidebook to the country from a mainstream publisher. Targeted at independent travellers, but equally serving those...
Cliffs of Moher

New trails planned as Ireland pledges €16m for 69 outdoors projects

Ireland’s Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced a €16.1m investment in outdoor recreation projects across the country. New walking trails...
Loch Leven

Scottish communities urged to apply for funding for paths

Communities in Scotland are being encouraged to apply to the newly reopened Ian Findlay Path Fund (IFPF) as it returns for a third year. With...
West Highland Way Milngavie

East Dunbartonshire latest council to adopt BetterPoints to reward walking

A free app is being launched in East Dunbartonshire in Scotland which aims to get people walking, wheeling, cycling, running and using public transport...

New week-long hiking trail opens in northern Italy

The Rhaetian Way, also known as the Cammino Retico, has been opened in the Dolomites region of Italy. The organisers of the route, Carpe Diem...
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Icebug launching two new models at ISPO

The Swedish company Icebug is launching new products at the OutDoor by ISPO event in Munich, Germany, which takes place from June 3 to...
Winchester Cathedral

New walking festival in Winchester

Winchester Ramblers, supported by Winchester City Council and Winchester Tourist Guides, have organised a new Walking Weekend event in the district. The Walking Weekend will...

23 walks at Evesham Walking Festival

The Evesham Walking Festival, which takes place in Evesham Vale and the North Cotswolds from June 26 to 30, has expanded this year to...
Malvern Hills

Nine days of events at the Malvern Walking Festival

The Malvern Hills might not be a huge area geographically, but for walkers, the region southwest of Worcester is a top destination in the...
Vasque hiking walking shoes

New Now shoe range from Vasque

US boot and show brand Vasque has introduced the Now shoe range, part of the new Re:Connect collection. Re:Connect is borne out of Vasque's desire...

More than 300 free walks in Greater Manchester Walking Festival

May is a great time to check out a walking festival, as there are dozens around the UK to choose from. One of the premium...

Chesterfield Area Walking Festival

Close to the Peak District National Park, Chesterfield offers more than just a crooked spire and a football team that is back in the...

28th Slieve Bloom Walking Festival in Ireland just around the corner

The Slieve Bloom Walking Festival, the 28th version of the event, takes place from May 4 to 6. The Slieve Bloom mountains straddle the counties...

Swansea proposes new walking path

Swansea Council has developed proposals for a new active travel walking and cycling route, which would link the city centre and the Hafod Copperworks. The...
Broadway Cotswolds

Winchcombe Walking Festival May 17-19

In the heart of the Cotswolds, the small town of Winchcombe not only has a walking festival, but also it prides itself in its...
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A van Gogh related hiking day trip from Paris

Everyone loves a trip to Paris. Unless there’s a strike, or it’s raining. If you’re spending a week there, you may have breezed through Notre Dame,...

Electronic sock detects unhealthy walking style

An electronic sock that detects an unhealthy walking style linked with diabetes and poor circulation shows promise for preventing foot ulcers and amputation. The novel...