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Michelle at Rohan Kingston – South Coast Challenge

Michelle at Rohan Kingston – South Coast Challenge

In August I’ll be doing the South Coast Challenge, taking on some of England’s finest scenery. Eastbourne is the starting point, then it’s the infamous Beachy Head 162m above sea level, over chalk cliffs through the Seven Sisters…

28/08/2016 × 3 comments

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From the blogs: The UK on Foot

From the blogs: The UK on Foot

The latest post in our from the blogs series features a topic by Will Self in The Guardian titled: Will Self: ‘Really, the UK is best encountered on foot’ It is a good read. Encouraging us to look beyond the more usual walking areas and explore and enjoy the more unusual and […]

25/08/2016 × 0 comments

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2016 National Park Volunteer Awards

2016 National Park Volunteer Awards

2016 National Park Volunteer Awards Volunteers are the lifeblood of the UK’s National Parks. The Awards are aimed at thanking all of  he National Park volunteers for the work they do all over the UK. Although there are only four awards given out each year, through shortlists and nominations, the […]

25/08/2016 × 0 comments

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Update: 542 Lakeland Hills, Fells and Mountains

Update: 542 Lakeland Hills, Fells and Mountains

Rohantime gets lots of stories and updates. We wanted to share this one with you from Bill Honeywell. When you have read it I think you will understand why. Before your read Bill’s story about 542in2016 below I should add Bill…

25/08/2016 × 0 comments

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The Grand Day Out Cumbria – Langdale 14th-16th October

The Grand Day Out Cumbria – Langdale 14th-16th October

The Grand Day Out is returning to Langdale on 14th-16th October… The Grand Day Out in Cumbria  was  a county-wide fundraising day and general celebration held on January 16th 2016. It raised £21,000 for Cumbria Community Foundation Flood Appeal, Mountain Rescue and other voluntary rescue services who were so important during the […]

25/08/2016 × 0 comments

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New Series Crowdfunded Outdoor and Travel Gear

New Series Crowdfunded Outdoor and Travel Gear

A new series on Rohantime featuring crowdfunded campaigns that have launched successful outdoor gear projects. What have become know as ‘Kickstarter campaigns’ there are many crowdfunding platforms hosting original ideas seeking funding. Before we start we thought we would take quick look back at some of the stand out outdoor gear launched […]

23/08/2016 × 0 comments

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Base Camp Festival 1st – 4th September 2016

Base Camp Festival 1st – 4th September 2016

Billed as Britain’s most Adventurous Festival. 1st – 4th September 2016 at Sabine Hay, just outside Darley Dale in the Peak District. Names by the UK Festival Awards as one of the “best non-music festivals of 2015” Launched in 2014, by a team of adventurers. Featuring a range of adventure activities (including […]

22/08/2016 × 0 comments

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The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature

The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature

Established in 1983 to commemorate the lives of Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker, the Boardman Tasker Charitable Trust celebrates their legacy by awarding the annual Award for Mountain Literature and the Lifetime Achievement Award. The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature is awarded annually to the author or authors of […]

21/08/2016 × 0 comments

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Festival of the Fells Ambleside 22nd- 25th September 2016

Festival of the Fells Ambleside 22nd- 25th September 2016

Festival of the Fells  – Ambleside 22nd –  25th September 2016 Ambleside is to stage Festival of the Fells this September, offering a feast of walking, swimming and scrambling in the town once known as the anorak capital of the world. It’s going to be held in September, to celebrate the local […]

21/08/2016 × 0 comments