Online Guides

Cycle routes
Sustrans national cycle routes guide, including long distance leisure routes

Walking Routes
Links to walks posted from numerous sources.

The Walking Englishman
A fantastic treasure trove of ideas for walks with maps, photographs and descriptions.

British Walks
Plenty of ideas and inspiration for walks.

Happy Hiker
Provides simple to follow directions for walking various routes, including GPS downloads and gives basic advice on a variety of walking issues.

UK rivers guide
The canoeists’ and kayakers’ internet guide to most UK rivers

Trekking Britain
Good route guides with maps and gps files.

Walks (southern England)
Descriptions of walks, particularly in Essex, Cornwall, Suffolk, Herts, Hants & links to other areas.

Books and Maps

Cicerone guides
Guidebooks for walkers, trekkers, mountaineers, climbers and cyclists.

The map superstore – always at great prices

The go to shop for niche maps and guide books when all else fails

Great climbing guide books for the UK and beyond

The BMC Shop
Collection of mountain literature, guide books & more

Outdoor Clubs

The British Mountaineering Council
Working for climbers, hillwalkers & mountaineers. Join the BMC or join a BMC affiliated club.

Austrian Alpine Club (UK)
Great club of likeminded souls with some great benefits including some brilliant rescue insurance

Rambling and Walking Clubs
Comprehensive links to rambling and walking clubs across the UK.

Outdoor Duo
Enjoy the outdoors (and life) hand in hand with a fellow enthusiast through this outdoor dating site.

Outdoor Forums

UK Climbing
The biggest and oldest UK climbers’ online magazine and community. Includes guides to climbing routes.

UK Hillwalking
A hill walkers’ online magazine and community

Walking Forum
For discussing all aspects of country walking & hiking in the UK with boards for general chat, gear, photography,
and all the popular UK walking destinations.

Cycling UK
The UK’s largest cycling charity’s online magazine and community.

UK Rivers Guidebook community forum for canoeists and kayakers


AllGood Cycling

All things to guided cycling  – coaching, maintenance, workshops, guiding

Heason Events

Sheffield company offering a wide variety of event management, including multimedia shows, competitions, film screenings, event promotion, parties, weddings and conferences – from within the climbing world or without.

Planet X Bikes

Road and off road bikes direct to the consumer. Also some amazing gear that can be used by all outdoor enthusiasts.

McKinlay Mountaineering

NGB climbing and mountain leader training award courses

Peak District Accommodation

Staffordshire Moorlands & Peak District Luxury Holiday Accommodation

Luxury holiday cottage in the Peak District ideally placed at the foot of the Roaches