UK Travel Advice

Travel advice for the best outdoor destinations to visit in the UK - from my favourite destinations in the Scottish Highlands to the best hiking routes in the Peak District.

  • Hill day in the Peak District with a gritstone edge and a hillside gently sloping down in the foreground with softly lit fields in the distance.
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    5 Picturesque Towns and Villages in the Peak District

    The Peak District National Park is known for its vast expanses of moorland and iconic gritstone edges. However, it also has a number of charming little towns and villages well worth the visit. Have you visited all of these picturesque places already? Read on for ideas for your next visit to the Peak District.

  • A rocky mountain in the Scottish Highlands with a lush green foreground and a grey sky.
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    Staycation 2021 – Best National Parks to Visit in the UK

    The UK is full of wonderful wild places! From the Scottish Highlands to the Cornish seaside. There is a rich variety of stunning landscapes around the country. And the best part is that many of the unique landscapes are represented by a variety of National Parks. Here is a list of the 5 best National Parks to visit in the UK in 2021. With tips for things to see and do to help inspire your staycation!

  • A mountain view with a ridgeline and cloudy sky
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    Easy Munros to Climb in Scotland

    What are Scotland’s easiest munros to climb? Scotland has 282 munros, or hills above 914m/3000ft. Attempting to climb all of them is a surprisingly addictive sport known as munro bagging. This list collects together 9 easy munros for you to get started with!

  • Winter walk on a snowy ridge in Scotland
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    10 Reasons to Visit Scotland in the Winter

    Follow my blog with Bloglovin Against popular beliefs, Scotland is a great place to visit in the winter! From snowy hikes on its beautiful mountains, to quiet roads and romantic getaways in the Highlands, there is so much to see and experience during the offseason. Read on for my list of 10 ultimate reasons why you should travel to Scotland in the winter!

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    Explore Picturesque Corrour and Climb One of the Easiest Munros

    Would you like to experience the remoteness of the Scottish Highlands in a day and be able to stand on the top of one of Scotland’s famous munros (a Scottish hill over 3000ft/914m high)? The good news is that if you know where to go, these are very attainable goals. Even if you are not an experienced hillwalker or rambler. Corrour is one of the last strongholds of Scottish wilderness. Not accessible by public roads, the way to reach it is to take a train to the picturesque Corrour station. Just a few stops along from Fort William, heading in to explore Corrour is an excellent way to leave behind…

  • Walking up a hill with Loch Quoich on the background.
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    Scotland’s Hidden Gems: A Hill Walk by Loch Quoich

    I love Scotland with its feel of wilderness and rugged beauty – and the North West really excels with both. It is my all-time favourite location for walking, camping and climbing. I used to live in Scotland and have spent a lot of time exploring its remote mountains and glens. Tourism is booming in many parts of the country now and especially summers can get very busy. It is not unusual to see lines of campervans heading up north for summer weekends. But with a little effort it is still possible to get into some truly wild spaces in Scotland. And I really can’t recommend the West Coast enough for…