Outdoors

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

A family group walks over Lookout Hill with Belle Tout lighthouse in the background

Seasonal highlights

Mountaineer Chris Bonington climbing the Cumbrian hills

Chris Bonington celebrates the Cumbrian hills and paths we care for 

Mountaineering legend Chris Bonington shares his love of the Cumbrian hills and describes the importance of the work being done by volunteers to repair the fells' public footpaths.

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What's your next big adventure?

The great outdoors is full of amazing things to see and do, especially at this time of year. See it through the eyes of a child and find inspiration for you and your family.

Find an outdoors place near you

Panoramic hilltops and mountains, wild woods and wildlife havens, rugged coastlines and secluded beaches, just around the corner

Adam Henson at Blenheim Palace ahead of BBC Countryfile Live

We're back with BBC Countryfile Live 

Come and join us at Blenheim Palace this August, as BBC Countryfile Live returns to the Oxfordshire countryside for a second year. There's more exciting cookery shows, countryside debates and outdoor family adventures planned.

Activities for all

" Running brings a cathartic freedom you can’t experience with other sports. Nothing can stop you throwing on a pair of trainers and seeing where the trail takes you. Don’t be afraid to push your limits, if you don’t try you’ll never know what you’re capable of."
- Matthew Withey, Cotswold Outdoor
Rosebay willowherb on the Whitehaven coast, Cumbria
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Active holidays

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