What we're about

Why choose us:

In a nutshell, Large Outdoors helps you enjoy walking and other outdoor adventures in those areas of the country that put the Great in Great Britain!

Here are a few more reasons:

• You don’t need to worry about the planning. We take care of the food, accommodation, route planning, logistics and will even give you advice on the kit you need to bring.

• We enable you to explore Britain’s wilder spots, achieve tougher challenges or discover the joys of being outdoors in a sociable and safe atmosphere.

• All our team have first-hand experience of joining a group when they knew no-one. This means our hosts are very tuned in to the imagined horrors that some feel when they’re about to join one of our trips and will sweep those fears away as soon as guests arrive.

• Yes, we have longer treks but many of our trips offer options for those who are looking for easier walks or who simply want to saunter and relax.

• Did we mention we’re about putting fun into the outdoors? Well it’s worth mentioning again. In fact, imagine those weekends that leave you buzzing; the ones where you’ve laughed a lot, succumbed to the charms of the countryside, enjoyed great food and relaxed.

Good to know:

• You must make your booking on the main Large Outdoors website (www.largeoutdoors.com (http://www.largeoutdoors.com/)).

• The attendance list on Meetup is not accurate please ignore it and visit the main site for correct details.

• We are a fully insured Ltd company (Large Outdoors Ltd) and have been trading for over 10 years.

• All of our staff are qualified and carry suitable first aid certificates.

We look forward to meeting you in the great outdoors very soon!

Kindest Regards



Large Outdoors Ltd

58 Market Place


YO17 7LW

Tel: 01653 740 400

Email: hello@largeoutdoors.com

Web: http://www.largeoutdoors.com

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Learn Navigation – Independent Hillwalker

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Become an independent hillwalker with our beginners navigation course.

So you’ve found the delights of strolling through the countryside and are perhaps thinking you could do with acquiring skills to help navigate the umpteen trails and routes crisscrossing the rural landscape.

Duration: 2 nights
Accommodation: Hostel / Guest House
Level: Leisurely

For full itinerary, dates and locations please visit:

Hadrian’s Wall Walking Weekend

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Walk in the footsteps of the Romans during this social walking weekend in Northumberland.

Our base for the weekend is YHA Ninebanks, a cluster of former lead mining buildings that have been stylishly converted into group accommodation with a mix of rooms including a couple of en-suite doubles.

In summer the garden at Ninebanks is perfect for outdoor living while on colder days the group will naturally gravitate towards the log burner at the centre of the lounge.

Whether you’re after a longer stride or gentle wander, there are two walk options each day with routes along stretches of Hadrian’s Wall.

Also available on the following dates:

Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th April 2022
Friday 17th - Sunday 19th June 2022
Friday 19th - Sunday 21st August 2022
Friday 14th - Sunday 16th October 2022

To view all prices, availability and booking information, click here:

Classic Snowdonia Walking Holiday

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Take on some of Snowdonia’s ‘Greatest Hits’ with a group of like-minded walkers and a qualified Mountain Leader.


  • Friday 8th - Sunday 10th July 2022 (2 nights)
  • Sunday 10th - Thursday 14th July 2022 (5 nights)
  • Friday 15th - Sunday 17th July 2022 (2 nights)

Combine the 5-night with one of the 2-night options to extend your trip to 7 nights and receive a special 10% discount.

For full itinerary, availability and to book please visit:

New Members Weekend – Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire

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Join us for a weekend of gentle, sociable guided walking through Ironbridge Gorge - a landscape as fascinating as it is spectacular.

Duration: 2 nights
Accommodation: Hostel
Level: Leisurely to Active, but aimed at newer walkers.
Price: From £99pp

For full itinerary alternate dates and to book please visit:

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Glastonbury Walking Weekend

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