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Join us for a Bank Holiday adventure – and win great prizes!

Join us for a Bank Holiday adventure – and win great prizes!

Are you up for an adventure this Bank Holiday weekend? Fancy climbing some new hills? Exploring some hidden valleys? Strolling alongside sparkling summer streams? And maybe even winning some cool prizes along...


5 reasons to walk on your lunch break

5 reasons to walk on your lunch break

Walking is one of the easiest ways to stay active and healthy. Turn your lunchbreak into an hour of exploring by firing up the ViewRanger app and discovering routes around your office. 1. Improve...


10 pictures that will make you want to visit the Lake District

10 pictures that will make you want to visit the Lake District

The Lake District National Park gained UNESCO World Heritage status this month, just in time to celebrate the UK’s National Parks Week. The Lake District is home to some of the most...


Discovering Britain with the Royal Geographical Society and ViewRanger

Discovering Britain with the Royal Geographical Society and ViewRanger

The Royal Geographical Society’s new walking project, Discovering Britain, shares the extraordinary stories behind Britain’s landscapes with interactive routes on ViewRanger. All 24 Discovering Britain routes in the South West of England...


Taking a Hike: 6 Tips for Foot Care in the Heat

Taking a Hike: 6 Tips for Foot Care in the Heat

With blossoming foliage and warmer temperatures, the summertime is one of the most opportune times to explore the countryside by foot. But from the risk of heatstroke to the dangers that come...


#Microadventure Challenge Highlights

#Microadventure Challenge Highlights

The Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge with Alastair Humphreys and ViewRanger has come to an end and we've received amazing entries from all over world – from a strawberry breakfast under the Matterhorn...


Q&A: Live update from Alex Staniforth's Climb The UK Challenge

Q&A: Live update from Alex Staniforth's Climb The UK Challenge

While the rest of us are sitting down somewhere warm and comfortable reading this blog, 21-year-old Alex Staniforth (he turns 22 on June 18th) is pedaling, walking and running his way around...


5 Favourite Walks in Ayrshire by Gillian's Walks

5 Favourite Walks in Ayrshire by Gillian's Walks

I am passionate about exploring! My blog now contains more than 100 routes mostly around the Ayrshire and Fife areas, all of them linked to downloadable ViewRanger routes so that others can enjoy...


10 short hikes in South East Asia

10 short hikes in South East Asia

Nicholas JR White, photographer and ViewRanger ambassador, has been trekking through the beautiful wilderness of South East Asia. Discover rainforest hikes, mountain climbs and sunrise treks with his incredible routes, free to...


ViewRanger: now with Harvey walking maps

ViewRanger: now with Harvey walking maps

We’re very excited to announce that ViewRanger has teamed up with Harvey Maps to make specialist walking maps for the UK’s most popular outdoor regions available on mobile devices.    Harvey’s waterproof printed...


5 North East Hikes Perfect for Families

5 North East Hikes Perfect for Families

From the crisp countryside air to the rolling hills and rocky coastline, there’s nothing better than exploring Northumberland by foot. As one of the most sparsely populated counties in England, this corner...


Take the Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge with Alastair Humphreys

Take the Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge with Alastair Humphreys

You know that outdoor trip you’ve been planning for ages but keep putting off? Now you’ve got no excuses. ViewRanger has teamed up with microadventure king Alastair Humphreys to create a month-long Summer...