Get closer to nature and explore hundreds of outdoor places. We've got miles of coastline, hillsides and woodland waiting to be discovered

Walker enjoys the view at Brecon Beacons National Park

Places to explore

Activities for all

The front of the mainly 17th-century Hill Top, Sawrey, Cumbria, where Beatrix Potter wrote many of the Peter Rabbit stories

Explore Beatrix Potter's Lake District 

Celebrate the special milestone of 150 years since Beatrix Potter was born. Why not retrace the steps of Beatrix in the places that inspired her in the Lake District. Celebration events begin in the spring.

Visitors in the grounds of Studley Royal Deer Park, North Yorkshire

Winter wildlife walks 

Whether you fancy a gentle stroll, or something a bit more demanding, why not get into the outdoors and try one of our walks?


Climb a tree

The great outdoors is full of amazing things to see and do. Why not have a go at one of our 50 things to do before you're 11¾ by climbing a tree.

Get closer to nature

Walkers in the Lake District

Cotswold Outdoor’s top tips for walking  

Make the most of your winter walks with practical advice and kit from our official outdoor partner, Cotswold Outdoor.

Protect our coast
Walking the coast in Northumberland

Our Coast Campaign 

Our members and supporters have been protecting the coast for 50 years. With your continued support, we'll be able to protect 775 miles of coastline for the future.

Thank you

We couldn't do it without you

Thanks to you we're able to protect miles of coast and countryside for ever, for everyone

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Not quite set for your trip outdoors? We've got blankets, binoculars and outdoor gadgets to help you get the most from your visit.

Active holidays

Ideally placed for watersports, walks and cycle paths, our countryside escapes will mean you're not short of things to do