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Enjoy the great outdoors – hills and valleys, woods and coasts. Boots and Tracks is a place to read, chat, share and maybe learn a thing or two.
Get the most out of our amazing coastal walking. One of the advantages of living on an island is an extensive coastline for a small landmass. But that's not all -The England Coast Path will be the longest managed and waymarked coastal path in the world. It's all...read more
What's the best way for walkers to navigate - map and compass or GPS? Both have their place - and each has advantages and disadvantages. Many years ago I got my hands on an early GPS unit, before smart phones. It was a complicated device and not user-friendly. So,...read more
For me, rivers are among the great sculptors of landscape. In terms of drama, I suppose volcanic action comes first, then glaciation and next rivers. But don’t assume they are any less exciting. Rivers have given us gurgling streams, dramatic gorges, wide estuaries,...read more