1993 to 2020 Celebrating 27 years of providing quality outdoor education.


Met Office
One of the world's leading providers of environmental and weather-related services

Lake District Weather Line
Weatherline Each year, usually from December to March, our Fell top assessors walk up Helvellyn to check conditions, take photos and supply a report to add to the Met Office weather forecast that appears 365 days a year.

Cairngorm Summit Weather Station
The Automatic Weather Station is situated on the summit of Cairn Gorm.Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

Highland Weather Information
Weather information map for towns, villages and other location in the Scottish Highlands and Islands

Winter highland snow / skiing information - web cams
Winterhighland is all about Scottish Mountain Sports. Whether your interest is snow, ice, mountain biking, climbing or just wandering in the hills.

Tick Alert
The Tick Alert campaign aims to raise awareness of tick-borne diseases both at home and abroad.

Mountain Weather Information Service
Scottish Mountain Weather Information Service

The Midge Forecast

The midge forecast provides daily and weekly forecasts of biting midges throughout Scotland

BBC Weather

Sport Scotland Avalance Information Service
We publish the daily forecasts of the avalanche, snow, and climbing conditions at 5 climbing areas of Scotland during the season

Atmospheric Optics
Light playing on water drops, dust or ice crystals in the atmosphere produces a host of visual spectacles - rainbows, halos, glories, coronas and many more.


Heritage Paths
Paths Project website. Heritage paths are old routes that have been used for a specific purpose.

Pennine Prospects
The South Pennines Heritage Area sits between the major city regions of Leeds and Manchester to the east and west and the Yorkshire Dales and Peak District National Parks to the north and south

Deer Commission
The Deer Commission undertakes a wide range of activities throughout Scotland. As well as exercising a range of regulatory functions

West Pennine Moors
Explore this site and then get out there to discover the West Pennine Moors for yourself!

West Pennine Way

Walking Scotland
Use the in-depth information on this site to help plan your next walking holiday in Scotland. See the use ful info section lots of advice.

National Trust Scotland
The conservation charity that protects and promotes Scotland's natural and cultural heritage.

Mooland Association
The Moorland Association was set up in 1986 to coordinate the efforts of moorland owners and managers

Natural England
Natural England is here to conserve and enhance the natural environment for its intrinsic value

Forest of Bowland
This website provides information about The Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs DEFRA
UK Goverment site for The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Information is provided to enable hillwalkers and climbers to find out where stag stalking is taking place and to plan routes avoiding stalking operations.

Scottish Outdoor Access Code
Your access rights and responsibilities are explained fully in the Scottish Outdoor Access Code

British Geological Survey
What is the BGS? What they do.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Scottish Natural Heratage
The role of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is to look after the natural heritage, help people to enjoy and value it.

National Parks
Details of the organisations that look after National Parks in Britain

Forestry Commission
The Forestry Commission is the largest land manager in Britain and the biggest provider of outdoor recreation.

Natural England (Countryside Agency)
Natural England is here to conserve and enhance the natural environment for its intrinsic value, the wellbeing and enjoyment of people and the economic prosperity that it brings.

National Trust
The National Trust (England and Wales) is a charity and is completely independent of Government

John Muir Trust
John Muir Trust - the leading wild land conservation charity in the UK.