What we're about
We are fun, friendly and international London hiking, walking and outdoor group offering day and weekend hikes. We welcome new members every week. You simply turn up and we help take care of the logistics for you : )
We exist to enable people in the community mainly from the 25-45 years age group, with a common interest in the outdoors and hiking to get together, share experiences and have fun along the way :)
We do this because we are passionate about outdoor adventure. We don't make money from all we do.
If you are interested in walking, exploring and travel in the best in parts of the UK, national parks and areas of outstanding beauty, we are the group for you. Everyone is welcomed.
We have enjoyed group events the outdoors and hiking all our lives, now we want to share this with you. We are a fast growing group of fun-loving London hiking & outdoors people keen to discover every last corner! Our emphasis is very much on having fun and making new friends in an enjoyable environment. We are a team of people dedicated and committed. Every week new members come to events on their own and we pride ourselves on making them feel welcome. Our rich diversity adds to our enjoyment.
If you’re interested in keeping yourself physically fit and stress free and letting letting someone else does all the organising for you and discovering the secret gems of England and beyond come with us.
There is a lot to see and do outside of London and around the UK: everything from the hills and sea views of the Sussex Downs to the poetic beauty of the Lake District; the shipwrecks and cliffs of the Cornish coast to the rugged mountains and lochs of Scotland. The UK has some world class walks.
Including the Brecon Beacons, Norfolk Broads, Cairngorms, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Lake District, Loch Lomond, New Forest, Northumberland, North York Moors, Dark Peaks, Peak District, Pembrokeshire Coast, Snowdonia, South Downs and the Yorkshire Dales.
The great places we can visit and travel to on our trips in the UK include: South Downs, North Downs, Devon, Cornwall, The Lake District, Wales , Snowdon, Gower, Brecon Beacons, Dartmoor, the Peak District, Yorkshire Dales and Moors, the Chilterns, Isle of Wight, Kent Downs, Surrey Hills, the Cotswolds, Dorset, the Lake District, the Yorkshire dales and moors and on up to Scotland and Ben Nevis.
Worried about turning up alone ?
Don't be. Most people turn up alone! You will find the setup is conducive to making friends straight away. The day hikes are a great way to get to know people and be assured you will always get a friendly welcome. You will probably not the only one there for your first time. You will be with like minded people getting fit and seeing great places.
All of our hikes are safe. Our trips offer a large range of choice from gentle day hikes to demanding hiking weekends in the Lake District and other mountainous regions of the UK. All planned in detail.
We organise all the logistics for our hiking trips so that you can just turn up, have a great time and meet new people. All our walks are researched and selected to provide top views, lots of variety and historic features with a great pub to visit on route.
We using the best routes for our members. We research into great pubs and beautiful picnic spots.
We aim to explore a diverse variety of stunning natural landscapes around the UK.
All our events are graded by difficulty, from gentle strolls to charity challenges.
We take safety seriously and never take unnecessary risks. The organiser has been Mountain Leader Trained. We aim to minimise risk through careful planning, good organisation, experience and skill. We take your safety seriously. As members of the British Mountaineering Council we keep up to date with the latest trends and news in hill walking in the UK.
Joining us as an organiser
We are interested in hearing from experienced hike leaders (with at least Mountain Leader level training) and activity instructors. The safety and enjoyment of people attending our trips is our priority. You can live anywhere in the UK. If you think you align with our ethos send us your CV to
Get a buzz out of feeling the wind in your hair and the sun on your face. We can offer a wide range of events including:- Hiking & walking, kayaking along the Thames, camping & canoeing, yoga breaks, fitness weekends, pot holing, historic sightseeing, overseas trips, travelling, indoor and outdoor rock climbing, cycling, trekking, backpacking, adventure weekends, sailing, coast walking, long distant walking, recreation weekends.
The locations we travel to and our itineraries are as varied as the scenery of Britain. We do hiking in the Jurassic Coast and up to the tops of the highest mountains in Wales & Scotland. We can do plenty of sightseeing – visiting the historic city of Bath and its Roman baths, riding a steam train from Corfe Castle to the coastal resort of Swanage and walking along the spectacular coastal scenery of Fort William. There’s so much to see in the British Isles and we plan to see as much of it as possible.
Our destinations include the national parks of the United Kingdom such as;
We can also arrange some great foreign walking trips to hike to destinations such as:
High Atlas mountains, Everest Base Camp, the Pyrenees, the Dolomites, Granada Mountains, Nepal, Goa, Kilimanjaro, Andalucia.
We are about adventure, trips, hiking, hikes, walking, cycling, social events, outdoors, day trips, travelling, hiking, weekends away, making new friends, travelling, hiking, sightseeing.
There’s so much to see and do and much of it is not far outside London. Come along and discover The North and South Downs Way, Arundel Castle, The Otford Solar System, The Angel on the Bridge, The River Thames, The Shivering Mountain, The Chiltern Hills, Beachy Head Cliffs, Jack and Jill, Gallows Down and much more. We’ve been to many places, now we want to take you too. Come along and have fun!
Within the UK we can visit most of its great national parks, but also extend our trips to cover all of them:
Brecon Beacons, Norfolk Broads, Cairngorms, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Lake District, Loch Lomond, New Forest, Northumberland, North York Moors, Dark Peaks, Peak District, Pembrokeshire Coast, Snowdonia, South Downs and the Yorkshire Dales.
We are also familiar with some of the below groups but not all of them. Do ask us if you need any recommendations: Group List includes Outdooraholics, Backabush xplorers, AAA London group, Get out of London, Trailblazer, Curious Kat’s Adventure Club, Go London and also uDare, Secret Adventures, Explorer UK, the Outdoor adventure club, Rugged tracks hiking, NBH Natural born hikers, European travel, Free outdoor Trips from London. London Escapes and also includes The London travel Group, Yoga trails, 2bOutdoors, Relaxing walks, London hikers, Exploriens, Hike to indulge, love outdoors, Backabush Deluxe, All seasons hiking, outdoor explorer, trail adventurer London, Get out and about, large outdoors, surrey and beyond ramblers, sunny walkers, and also includes adventure go, London and se hiking and alternate events group. the trail London, London walking and hiking group, joined up hiking, cycle around England in 40 rides. outdoor weekends, explorers connect, south bank ramblers, west London outdoor group, London loves mountains, and also includes maidenhead walkers, London 1000ft club, the roads less travelled, and also includes mountaintrax, 8th day adventure, the London walking and pub finding group, uk explorer, north London outdoor group, living the dream, clog meetup, Udare (London) scuba, euro trips, sharedcity, and also includes London scuba diving social group. and also includes London rock climbing and alternate events group, surrey summer fun, the 500 miles, escape your everyday, learn to rock climb, north London active, travel buddies, monty adventure, and also includes London mountain biking club, edge kayaking, go venture. learn hill, cycling ninjas, ascent explorers, cycle explorers, surrey under 40s rambler group, independent travellers & travel buddies, and also includes love to hike, adventurised, the daytrippers. London sailing and outdoors, metropolitan walkers, the british walking, hiking and cycling group, exhilarating-hiking,biking, scrambling and via ferrata, random adventures, the London backpackers, go & grow adventures, London foraging and bushcraft group, and also includes Chilterns 20-30s group, travel girls in London, world class walks, unique travel adventures, walks in Hampshire and dorset daytrips, weekends away, barefoot walking surrey, explorers connect, southeast walking club, wejaunt monthly meetup, and also includes the adventures, travels & dance group, capital walkers, walking, hiking, Trekking , London microadventure, mud, sweat and beer- tough mudder, hiking and camping meetup, monster mountains, Richmond scenic cycling, NEST adventure club, ask us if you are unsure and if we can pass positive comment we will.