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Walking and Hiking
BBC Walks/Walk Through Time
http://www.bbc.co.uk/
"These walks have been specially devised by BBC presenters and experts in association with the TV series British Isles, A Natural History. Health and safety information."

Central London Outdoor Group Walking Group
http://www.clogweb.org.uk

Countryside Access Code
http://www.countrysideaccess.gov.uk/things_to_know/countryside_code
Full details of the Country Code in England.

English Nature: Walks and Events
http://www.english-nature.org.uk/news/events.asp
Searchable database of walks per region.

Mountain Rescue in England and Wales
http://www.mountain.rescue.org.uk/

The National Byway
http://www.thenationalbyway.org/welcome.asp
"The National Byway is a 4,000 mile (6,436km) signposted leisure cycle route round Britain on some of the most attractive and lightly-trafficked of existing rural lanes, providing safe and easily followed routeing as possible for cycling, enhanced by over 1,000 places of interest and historic sites along the way."

National Trust Neptune Walks
http://tinyurl.com/j9p6n

The Ramblers Association
http://www.ramblers.org.uk
http://www.ramblers.org.uk/info/Contacts/hols.html
Comprehensive information covering everything you need to know about walking. See the second URL for walking holidays arranged by the Ramblers.

Royal Forestry Society
http://www.rfs.org.uk

Southwest Cycle Tours
http://www.southwestcycletours.co.uk/index.html
This site has loads of links to other cycling information and hire sites.

UK Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000
http://www.hmso.gov.uk/acts/acts2000/20000037.htm

Walking and Outdoor Activities in England and Wales
http://www.bugbog.com
Overview of good walking areas in the UK.

Walking Britain
http://www.walkingbritain.co.uk/index.shtml
"Dedicated to the footpaths that cross the landscape," with over 3000 pages of information on walking, where to stay, what to see, etc.

Walking Holidays and Hiking Trips in the UK and Ireland
http://www.holidayuk.co.uk/walking/index.htm
A site listing all the major operators offering walking holidays in Britain.

Walking Routes
http://www.walking-routes.co.uk
Site listing all walking routes in the UK and useful walking information.

Walk Scene
http://www.walkscene.co.uk

Walks with 'CragFace'
http://www.skiptonweb.co.uk/tourist/walks/index.htm
A series of walks in the Yorkshire Dales, with detailed write-ups, photos and mp3 files.

Waterscape.com
http://www.waterscape.com/walking
A list of guided walks along most canals, rivers and lakes as well as the Walk of the Month.

Wildlife Trusts
http://www.wildlifetrusts.org
Lists all the nature reserves owned by the wildlife trust and has information for walkers.

The Woodland Trust
Has information about all its woodlands and information for walkers.
http://www.woodland-trust.org.uk

Youth Hostel Association
http://www.yha.org.uk/
Lists all youth hostels, plus costs per night.

Walking in Scotland

Mountain Rescue in Scotland
http://www.mrc-scotland.org.uk/
Scottish Outdoor Access Code
http://www.outdooraccess-scotland.com/default.asp

Scottish Wildlife Trusts
List of Scottish nature reserves.
http://www.swt.org.uk/wildlife/reserves.asp

Wilderness Scotland
Walking holidays in Scotland
http://www.wildernessscotland.com/


Cycling
Bike Hire/Cycle Routes

Cotswold Country Cycles
http://www.cotswoldcountrycycles.com/

Forest Leisure Cycling
http://www.forestleisurecycling.co.uk/cyclehire.htm
Bike hire and routes in the New Forest

London Cycling Campaign
http://www.lcc.org.uk/index.asp?PageID=171

London bicycle com
http://www.londonbicycle.com/

Cycle Routes in the UK

Bike for All
http://www.bikeforall.net/linkcat.php?cid=75

Cycle Maps UK
http://www.cyclemaps.org.uk/regions/complete/index.html

Cycle Routes in Forests
http://www.forestry.gov.uk/cycling

Routesource
http://www.routesource.org/

Sustrans/National Cycle Network
http://www.sustrans.org.uk
Easy Rides: http://www.sustrans.org.uk/default.asp?sID=1100014290250
Events: http://www.sustrans.org.uk/default.asp?sID=1103815654328

Cycling Holidays/Events

Country Lanes
http://www.countrylanes.co.uk/

Cycle-Holidays UK
http://www.cycle-holidays.co.uk/links/United_Kingdom/#

Holiday.uk Cycling
http://www.holidayuk.co.uk/cycling/index.htm

Skedaddle
http://www.skedaddle.co.uk/
Self-guided or supported cycling holidays.

Other Useful Sources of Information

Whycycle
http://www.whycycle.co.uk/safety.htm
Information on bike hire and safety.

 

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