Stay over and camp out in the New Forest
What better way to have a true New Forest experience than to spend both day and night in the park?
Name: Catbrain Wood, Cotswold
Place type: Woodland Or Forest
Location: Grid Ref: ST 7899 9340 • X/Y co-ords: 378996, 193408 • Lat/Long: 51.6391,-2.30492168
County/Unitary Authority: Gloucestershire
Region: South West
OS Explorer map: 168: Stroud, Tetbury & Malmesbury
Walking route: 20.8km, Difficulty: Leisurely
4km Viney Hill
Walking route: 3.9km, Difficulty: Leisurely
Walking route: 14.2km, Difficulty: Moderate
UWE Run | UWE Run
Walking route: 7.2km, Difficulty: Moderate
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Chipping House, in WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE
Sleeps: 16, Bedrooms: 6
A superb Cotswolds cottage, this detached Georgian house is in Wotton-under-Edge. Elegant, welcoming accommodation, woodburner, hot tub, piano, en-suites, close to amenities.
Wards Court 1, in FRAMPTON ON SEVERN
Sleeps: 2, Bedrooms: 1
Spacious Gloucestershire self-catering apartment in pretty Frampton village. First floor, cosy accommodation. Gloucester 11 miles.
Wards Court 2, in FRAMPTON ON SEVERN
Sleeps: 6, Bedrooms: 2
Delightful Gloucestershire self-catering apartment in canalside Frampton village. Cosy family accommodation with open fire. Gloucester 11 miles.
3 great coastal circular walks in Devon
Cliffs, coves and impossibly pretty ports – the South West Coast Path draws many an excited hiker to western shores. But you don’t have to embark on the full 630-mile trail to revel in its glory. Because a wealth of day-long, circular walks will also put more than a little spring in your hiker’s step and a gleam in your eye. Devon-based Ordnance Survey GetOutside Champion Belinda Dixon outlines three of her favourite SWCP day trails.
Kids woodlands survival skills
It can be hard work getting some children to appreciate the outdoors. The lures of television, tablets, games consoles and computers make many kids reluctant to get outside, while parents need to find safe locations and organise activities that encourage kids to try new things.