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View of Winnats Pass looking towards Mam Tor (© Robin Weaver)

A winning weekend in the Peak District

Destination: Derbyshire

Castleton may be a well known centre for outdoors adventure, but it’s also a great base camp for a relaxing weekend in the glorious Peak District

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View from Phranang Cave across the beach to Koh Nok stack © Jon Bigg

Krabi, Thailand: climber's playground in a beach paradise

Destination: Krabi

Sunbathe, climb & dive all on the same day? On Railay Beach majestic limestone cliffs punch through soft sand. With 500+ bolted routes, great diving & numerous chill-out bars, nowhere else competes.

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Jagged crests above Formigal

The Spanish Pyrenees: fun for all seasons

by Drifter

Destination: Jaca

The south-facing slopes of the Spanish Pyrenees are heaven for lovers of the great outdoors, with stunning scenery providing the backdrop for a wide range of adventurous activities all year round

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Finally landing the catch of the day

Slovenia rocks - and the fly fishing is good too!

by Jimmyb

Destination: Bled

The best way to see what Slovenia has to offer is to get involved in the great outdoors. There are amazing fishing streams and challenging rock faces in stunning settings

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Sedona rocks

Rock on in Sedona, Arizona

Destination: Sedona

Whether you're in to outdoor pursuits or spiritual healing, arts and crafts or spa treatments, Sedona can deliver the goods, along with a magical setting in the heart of Arizona's red rock country

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Steep climbing, with iron spikes and metal rungs for extra holds

Iron ways through the Italian Dolomites

Destination: Dolomites

On a via ferrata in the Italian Dolomites, one of the most spectacular ranges on Earth, you have the safety of steel cables for protection and no need for masses of specialist climbing gear

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Railay: jewel of Thailand

Destination: Krabi

Thailand is famous for its beautiful beaches and wonderful food – and nowhere does them better than the stunningly beautiful Railay, in Krabi province. It is, no contest, the best place I've ever been

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The pleasant buzz of an evening on the riverside in Ljubljana

Slovenia: what's not to love?!

by Jimmyb

Destination: Ljubljana

I imagined that Slovenia would be an Eastern Bloc country trying to find its feet after years of Soviet abuse. How wrong I was. Stunning scenery, extreme outdoors and friendly people welcomed me

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