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Lake District walks, staying safe

The Lake District is one of the most popular beauty spots in the UK and naturally attracts thousands of walkers ever year. Embarking on a Lake District walk is something all avid walkers have done at some point or another, … Continue reading

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Walking Guides

Trailzilla.com now boasts over 4200 UK walks , bike rides , trails , maps and routes added by community members. If you have are looking for or have recently discovered some of Britain’s most beautiful places to take a walk … Continue reading

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Ordnance Survey Map Symbols

Originating in 1791 from the Board of Ordnance – the defence ministry of the day, Ordnance Survey is best known today for its paper maps. Ordnance Survey produce around 650 different recreational and leisure maps, including maps for walking maps … Continue reading

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Countryside Walks: When Is the Best Time of Year?

Getting out and exploring the wilderness on foot gives us plenty of chances to see some of the best that Mother Nature can offer. As the seasons shift though, there are certain times when planning outdoor walks can be more … Continue reading

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Walking maps: Reading tips

If you’re new to using walking maps, planning walking routes, or orienteering in general, then you might want to take heed of our top map reading tips for beginners. Remember, Trailzilla features loads of walking maps and pre-made walking routes, … Continue reading

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Safety Tips for Trekking

While getting out and about and exploring some of nature’s finest locations is one of the more exciting aspects of life, it is important to keep safe while you are hiking around the countryside. Bring along some sturdy footwear that … Continue reading

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