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30 second adventure guide: Isle of Skye, Scotland

30 second adventure guide: Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Isle of Skye’s rugged landscape and breath-taking views make for the perfect trip. Why you should go: Home to many of Scotland’s most iconic views, Skye is the second-largest of the islands....


ViewRanger takes to the skies in cross-channel flight

ViewRanger takes to the skies in cross-channel flight

We caught up with John Hartley, who took part in the cross-channel flight of over 80 hot air balloons to break a Guinness World Record. 1. Tell us about your recent hot air...


Going solo: how to hike alone safely

Going solo: how to hike alone safely

If you’re the kind of person who prefers solitude, you might have considered heading out on a solo hike. However, the wilderness can be a scary place when you’re on your own....


Why every hiker needs our new Android smartwatch app

Why every hiker needs our new Android smartwatch app

ViewRanger for Android Wear 2.0 was released as a free app update last week, putting the world’s best outdoor maps directly on your wrist. But what’s so good about it, and why...


ViewRanger's Spring 2017 Top Publishers

ViewRanger's Spring 2017 Top Publishers

America’s top hiking magazine, a trekking group from south-east Africa and a UK archaeology expert are among ten winners recognised at ViewRanger's Spring 2017 Top Publisher Awards. The awards recognise excellence in digital...


The UK's best spring coastal walks

The UK's best spring coastal walks

Get outside this Easter weekend and enjoy the UK’s best coastal walks, all available to download with the ViewRanger app.   1. Old Harry Rocks, Dorset Featured on Julia Bradbury’s Britain’s Best Walks, this route...


Hiking Cornwall's north coast with Cool of the Wild

Hiking Cornwall's north coast with Cool of the Wild

Author: Joey Holmes runs Cool of the Wild, the blog with great ideas for the great outdoors.  There’s something about Cornwall that is impossible to resist. Maybe it’s the rugged coastline that majestically juts...


Spring sale now on!

Spring sale now on!

Start planning your spring and summer adventures with 20% OFF selected premium whole-country maps!* Whether you're planning a trip at home or abroad, visiting somewhere you've been before or exploring somewhere new; make...


30 second adventure guide: Teide National Park, Tenerife, Spain

30 second adventure guide: Teide National Park, Tenerife, Spain

Home to Spain's highest point, Teide National Park is the biggest park on the Canary Islands. Why you should go: Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 for its diverse geology, Teide...


Introducing the ViewRanger Activity Feed

Introducing the ViewRanger Activity Feed

Need inspiration for your next outdoor trip? Then look no further than our brand new Activity Feed. Available as a free update on iPhone and iPad, and coming soon to Android devices, the...


30-second adventure guide: Dartmoor National Park, England

30-second adventure guide: Dartmoor National Park, England

English Tourism Week begins tomorrow, and what better way to kick it off than with an adventure guide in one of the most scenic places in England? Situated in the heart of...


30 second adventure guide: Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland

30 second adventure guide: Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland

Listed as the 8th top tourist destination in the world last year by Trivago, the delightful town of Killarney is a popular base for exploring Kerry. Why you should go: Killarney is steeped...