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

Summit Dorset's Golden Cap and enjoy magical views of the Jurassic Coast
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Outdoor places we recommend

Cumbria

Valleys of many delights

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Bishop's Stortford, Essex

Ancient royal hunting forest

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near Malborough, Devon

A coastline of dramatic cliffs, open farmland and hidden sandy coves

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A group of teenagers dam the river at Wasdale, Cumbria

Join in the 50 things summer fun 

Ideas for a blast of family fun during the summer holidays, including chances to try out some of our '50 things to do before you’re 11¾' activities.

An archive image of the people marching in the 1932 Kinder Scout trespass overlaid onto a modern day image of the landscape

People’s Landscapes: Explore the places that have shaped the nation 

In 2019 we’re marking the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre, a turning point in our democracy, with a year-long programme that explores the role our places have played in social change. Through events, exhibitions and podcasts, you’ll be able to explore the untold histories that hide behind our landscapes.

Five top tips for camping success

Five top tips for camping success on holiday 

Want your camping trip to be a success? Here are our five top tips, including what to take and advice for first time campers.

Visitors walking along the new boardwalk through the wetlands area at Morden Hall Park, London Visitors walking along the boardwalk through the wetlands area at Morden Hall Park, London

Dog-walkers 

Many of our places are as mad about dogs as you are. Find out more about bringing your dog along with you.

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