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top 3 outdoor apps for your UK staycation

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March 13, 2024 · 10 MIN READ

The reason staycations are so popular is because more and more people are wanting to explore all the UK has to offer.

And wherever you stay you won’t be far from some incredible sights and viewpoints. But if you’re heading somewhere, you’ve never been before you will have to do some research beforehand to see exactly what’s nearby and what you want to explore during your staycation. Which is where these outdoor apps come into play, we have done some research and put together a list of the top 3 outdoor apps that will help you find the best of the local area through walks, hikes, and outdoor adventures.

Go Jauntly

First on our list of outdoor apps is Go Jauntly, an app where you can discover different walking routes and challenges across the UK & Ireland. You can also use the Nature Notes feature which is a growing community on the app where you can take photos of things you see in nature and share details that others may find useful. You can also go premium on the app which unlocks access to the premium walking routes which you can download, and personal challenges created just for you.

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With over 400k curated trails across the world, AllTrails is a great app to download for exploring the UK and the rest of the world. Whether you are looking for a simple circular walk or a huge hike in the local area you will be able to find plenty of amazing routes to suit all abilities on the app. You can also read through reviews and ratings of each walk to help make your decision. Or you can pay for AllTrails+ which allows you to unlock more map details, download offline maps, get alerts for wrong turns and more.

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Outdooractive is the perfect choice for all sorts of activities from hiking, cycling, walking, running, mountaineering, winter sports, water sports, equestrian activities and more. With the app you will be able to discover thousands of guides and trails to suit whatever it is you are looking for. You can pay to become a Pro or Pro+ member on the app too which gives you additional features and exclusive offers and discounts from the apps partners.

Website | App Store | Google Play

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