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Here on Mud and Routes we have 100s of UK hill walking and scrambling routes as well as low level and easier walks for all abilities. We also publish outdoor gear reviews and articles.

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We have more free walking routes in Snowdonia and North Wales than anywhere else, as well as walks in the Lake District, Llyn PeninsulaBrecon Beacons, Peak District and beyond.

Start HERE to find walks by area, or search for a walk here. If you're not sure of your skills, then we've got outdoor skills tutorials and articles to make sure you enjoy the great outdoors responsibly and safely.

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NOTE - any NEW Content on Mud and Routes does not mean our writers have been out hiking the hills during a lock-down! All new content during this time will be write-ups of walks completed prior to the lock-down.

Latest Outdoor Articles


BattleOats 2.0 No ratings yet.

Maybe you recall our review of the first incarnation of BattleOats, found here. Although impressed by the credentials and stats the one thing that left it a little lacking was the taste. Which let’s face it is quite essential in the overall scheme of things! So when BattleOats came back in contact with us to …

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Some Garden Wildlife No ratings yet.

Decided to test out some macro photography this weekend – but these were before the macro tubes arrived! Taken using a Canon EOS 600d and the 40mm pancake prime lens. We’ll be posting a lot more gallery style posts in the future!

Trek’n Eat – Dehydrated Chocolate Mousse and Vanilla Rice Pudding Review No ratings yet.

I’ve usually got a sweet tooth on a wild camp, and while instant custard with a lump of chocolate might be OK, you might want more variety on a longer trip. These dehydrated puddings by Trek’n Eat provide a choice of four puddings; Caramel-Amaretto, Blueberry Fruit Soup which sounded too healthy for us and the …

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Let’s be Frank! No ratings yet.

Frank bars. Osian Gwynedd gives us his verdict on Frank bars. Nothing beats a good healthy guilt free snack bar, and recently I came across a new range of snack bars called ‘FRANK* Honest Snacking’, created by ‘The Frank Food Company’. The Frank Food Company was founded by former Everton footballer Neil Robinson, a committed vegan. …

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