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Outdoor Links

Countryside Access: The official website for the Countryside Code and for access land infomation. Hosts a series of maps showing which parts of the country are covered by the new access rights.

British Mountaineering Council

carolclimb: A wide range of outdoors activities in the Lake District and on the west coast of Scotland, including fell walking, climbing and kayaking.

Britain’s greatest long distance trail

The Woodland Trust

For up to Date weather reports

First Nature - Illustrated guides to British and European wildflowers, trees, birds, insects, fishes, reptiles, mammals, amphibians; First Nature books and CD-ROMs; DreamStreams salmon, trout and sea trout courses.

Cicerone Guide Books Cicerone publish guidebooks on walking, trekking, cycling, mountaineering to the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Yorkshire Dales Pub in the Middle Circular Walks - Website for a book of a series of walks in the Dales that take in a good pub towards the end.

Woodland Ways Bushcraft & Survival - Bushcraft and Survival Courses offered from main bases in Oxfordshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, and Lincolnshire.

Where2Walk.co.uk: A good selection of over 200 walks in the Lakes, Dales and north of England.

North Lakes Volunteer Hub: Information about volunteering with the National Trust in the Northern Lake District.

Talk by Cheryl Hayashi on The magnificence of spider silk

Horse Riding links

British Horse Society safety page www.bhs.org.uk/Content/Sft-home.asp

All Time Equestrian - online shop with items for horse and rider based in West Sussex


Interested in military history? Then try this site

For advice on First aid and all kinds of safety legislation


RSPB Bird Guide - an excellent reference to common British birds

2007 IUCN Red List - a massive searchable database that covers just about every species of animal in the world, listing their current status on the endangered list, as well as some basic background information.


Rural Retreats - Specialists in up-market country houses and cottages for holiday rentals