Sustrans national cycle routes guide, including long distance leisure routes
Links to walks posted from numerous sources.
The Walking Englishman
A fantastic treasure trove of ideas for walks with maps, photographs and descriptions.
Plenty of ideas and inspiration for walks.
Provides simple to follow directions for walking various routes, including GPS downloads and gives basic advice on a variety of walking issues.
UK rivers guide
The canoeists’ and kayakers’ internet guide to most UK rivers
Good route guides with maps and gps files.
Walks (southern England)
Descriptions of walks, particularly in Essex, Cornwall, Suffolk, Herts, Hants & links to other areas.
Books and Maps
Guidebooks for walkers, trekkers, mountaineers, climbers and cyclists.
The map superstore – always at great prices
The go to shop for niche maps and guide books when all else fails
Great climbing guide books for the UK and beyond
The BMC Shop
Collection of mountain literature, guide books & more
The British Mountaineering Council
Working for climbers, hillwalkers & mountaineers. Join the BMC or join a BMC affiliated club.
Austrian Alpine Club (UK)
Great club of likeminded souls with some great benefits including some brilliant rescue insurance
Rambling and Walking Clubs
Comprehensive links to rambling and walking clubs across the UK.
Enjoy the outdoors (and life) hand in hand with a fellow enthusiast through this outdoor dating site.
The biggest and oldest UK climbers’ online magazine and community. Includes guides to climbing routes.
A hill walkers’ online magazine and community
For discussing all aspects of country walking & hiking in the UK with boards for general chat, gear, photography,
and all the popular UK walking destinations.
The UK’s largest cycling charity’s online magazine and community.
UK Rivers Guidebook community forum for canoeists and kayakers
All things to guided cycling – coaching, maintenance, workshops, guiding
Sheffield company offering a wide variety of event management, including multimedia shows, competitions, film screenings, event promotion, parties, weddings and conferences – from within the climbing world or without.
Road and off road bikes direct to the consumer. Also some amazing gear that can be used by all outdoor enthusiasts.
NGB climbing and mountain leader training award courses
Peak District Accommodation
A heart-warming getaway in the unspoilt village of Eyam in the Peak District National Park. Sleeps 6 in three bedrooms.
Luxury holiday cottage in the Peak District ideally placed at the foot of the Roaches
Beautiful 16th Century farm-house accommodation in the heart of the Peak District
Say hello to Will’s friends Chris and Caroline and book into their lovely cottage in the beautiful Peak District village of Bradwell
Pindale Farm Outdoor Centre
Camping and Bunkhouse, Pindale Road, Hope, Derbyshire, S33 6RN, Tel: 01433 620111
YHA – Losehill Hall
Castleton, Derbyshire S33 8WB, Tel: 0870 770 5758
Back Street, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WE, Tel: 01433 623291
Castleton, Hope Valley, S33 8WA, 01433 620483
Four Seasons B&B
Spital House, How Lane, Hope Valley, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8WJ, Tel: 01433 620 655
Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Inn
How Lane, Castleton, Hope Valley, S33 8WJ, Tel: 01433 620330
Brocco on the Park Boutique bedrooms and neighbourhood kitchen 92 Brocco Bank, Sheffield, S11 8RS
firstname.lastname@example.org 0114 266 1233
Finkle Green Bed & Breakfast, Finkle Street Lane, Wortley, Sheffield, S35 7DH, 0114 2881520, email@example.com
Located to the north of Sheffield and ideally placed for cycling along the Trans Pennine Trail.
Fox Hagg Farm campsite, Lodge Lane, Rivelin, S6 5SN, 0114 230 5589
May only take caravans and campervans – but tent dwellers should ask.
(Dog friendly too. Call the campsite to book before turning up).
Halifax Hall, Endcliffe Vale Road, S10 3ER
0114 222 8810, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hillsborough Hotel, 54-58 Langsett Rd, Sheffield S6 2UB, 0114 232 2100
Jonas Hotel, The Endcliffe Village, Endcliffe Cres, Sheffield S10 3ER, 0114 222 8816
Kenwood Hall Hotel, Kenwood Rd, Sheffield S7 1NQ, 0114 258 3811
Russell Scott Hostels, 28 Brandreth Road, S6 3JU, 01142 334691
This is a cheap option – though the online reviews don’t look too hot!
Wyming Brook Farm, Soughley Lane, S10 4QX, 0114 3276751 (caravans only)
Call the campsite to book before turning up
Sheffield Holiday Cottages, Rivelin Valley, Sheffield, 07932 362656
Delightful cottages on the edge of Sheffield and the cusp of the Peak District
Hill and Mountain Weather Forecasts
The Man in Seat 61 – This site explains how to travel comfortably & affordably by train or ferry where you might think air was now the only option. Particularly good for obscure destinations.
HomeToGo.com portal, which compares offers from many other portals and helps you to find the cheapest apartment or a holiday house
Maris Freighters – Book a cabin on a freighter!
Sail Indonesia – Join a yacht to get to Australia from Indonesia
Findacrew.net – Be a crew and join a yacht
Budget Your Trip – Cost of travel from around the world
Online flight operators
Canada’s top travel brand with great flight deals including price drop protection
Skyscanners – compare flight prices worldwide