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Our pick of August's walking festivals

Our pick of August's walking festivals

With festival season in full swing, why not take up a more relaxing festival schedule? Swap your floral headband and wellies for your walking boots and backpack and have your tickets ready...


Saddle up for #Rio2016

Saddle up for #Rio2016

With 6 equestrian events in this year’s Rio 2016 Olympics we thought we would honour this great sport and give you a chance to get involved with your companion this summer. So...


5 of Britains Best Hidden Routes

5 of Britains Best Hidden Routes

Have you discovered the secrets of Britain? With tons of hidden pathways, landscapes and destinations to unearth, we’ve put together a collection of some of Britain’s best concealed walking routes so you...


Alex Staniforth's 24-hour cycling challenge

Alex Staniforth's 24-hour cycling challenge

21-year-old adversity adventurer and fundraiser Alex Staniforth from Chester is setting out on a cycling time trial on Sunday 31st July and he'll be using ViewRanger to track his progress. Taking on an...


National Parks Week: England

National Parks Week: England

We’ve already walked Wales’ National Parks and climbed the Cairngorms in Scotland, and to conclude our celebration of the UK’s National Parks for #NationalParksWeek we’re taking a look at what England’s National...


My Top 3 Routes… by landscape photographer James Grant

My Top 3 Routes… by landscape photographer James Grant

James Grant is a landscape photographer with a passion for hills and mountains, and he’s travelled all over Britain in search of the wildest and most dramatic landscapes our islands have to...


National Parks Week: Scotland

National Parks Week: Scotland

For a higher climb this #NationalParksWeek take a trip to one of Scotland’s National Parks for a cycle around the famous loch or a refreshing walk through the highlands – just don’t...


Cycling events at #Rio2016

Cycling events at #Rio2016

Continuing this fantastic summer of sport, next up on centre stage is the Rio 2016 Olympics! With the opening ceremony just around the corner you’ll want to make sure you can spout...


National Parks Week: Wales

National Parks Week: Wales

To kickstart #NationalParksWeek here at ViewRanger we have put together some of the best routes in the National Parks in Wales. Home to some of the most stunning scenery and the #3PeakChallenge...


My Top 3 Routes... by Lake District filmmaker Terry Abraham

My Top 3 Routes... by Lake District filmmaker Terry Abraham

Award-winning outdoor filmmaker and photographer Terry Abraham has followed up his hit 2014 movie about England’s highest mountain Scafell Pike by spending the last year shooting and producing a sequel on its...


The best beach routes in the UK

The best beach routes in the UK

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! And the middle of summer is the perfect time to pack your swimsuit, dig out your garish beach towel and head to the...


Reach for the skies this summer with the 3 Peaks Challenge

Reach for the skies this summer with the 3 Peaks Challenge

The National Three Peaks Challenge takes place across the greatest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales, totalling over 21 miles of walking and an ascent of more than 3,000 metres. The goal?...