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Charity campaign walks to success by funding free boots for 1,000 kids

A North East England based charity will donate more than 1,000 pairs of walking boots to children following the success of its first fundraising campaign. People from across the region have taken part in The Big Smile, a series of 50 charity walks, organised by the Walk and Talk Trust and backed by local newspaper The Northern Echo, and high profile individuals and organisations, including Sir Chris Bonington, Alan Hinkes and the It’s Great Out There Coalition.

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It’s Great Out There Coalition: Annual Report 2020

Last December, we held our General Assembly (online, of course), updating our members about activities during 2020 and outlining plans for the year ahead. Despite the exceptional circumstances, we were able to reflect on lots of positive progress. The core message of #itsgreatoutthere resonated more than ever during 2020, and by adapting what we did, we were able to play an important role in the outdoor industry’s response to the pandemic, working closely with our members and other partners.

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Inclusivity and diversity in the outdoors – leading campaigners in the news

From the moment that we launched the #itsgreatoutthere campaign, one of our key priorities has been to encourage greater diversity in the outdoors. We have championed projects that seek to accomplish this and actively supported many through our #itsgreatoutthere grants programme, directly helping thousands of new people from many different backgrounds to explore the outdoors for the first time.

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outdoorsmiles competition – highlights

Sharing is caring. Especially when it comes to fun outdoor activities. Whether it’s a walk in the nearby park, organizing a picnic after work, planning a weekend trip into nature or creating fun outdoor games for kids, it’s all the more fun when shared with the people around you.  

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Welcome to my garden

Everyone deserves a holiday; Belgian group of outdoor enthusiasts set up citizen driven garden sharing community for slow travellers to facilitate #staycation slow tourism.

The Coalition reported on increased interest in outdoor activity after Covid-19 restrictions eased in many EU countries. The research indicated that most of the respondents missed outdoor activities above all else while restrictions were in place.

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TakeSomeoneOutdoors competition: Explore the winner photos

Sharing is caring. Especially when it comes to fun outdoor activities. Whether it’s a walk in the nearby park, organizing a picnic after work, planning a weekend trip into nature or creating fun outdoor games for kids, it’s all the more fun when shared with the people around you.  

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#itsgreatoutthere launches collaboration with HorizonSports.tv

The It’s Great Out There Coalition has announced details of its latest collaboration, with HorizonSports.tv, the world’s only nature sports and wellness video platform. The team at HorizonSports has created a dedicated #itsgreatoutthere channel with content designed to inspire more people to get active in the outdoors. In addition, the two partners have revealed a special subscription offer for members of the public to use and share with family, friends and colleagues. 

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#itsgreatoutthere teams up with Unsplash to share outdoor inspiration

The It’s Great Out There Coalition is working in partnership with Unsplash, an industry-leading photography community where over 50,000 photographers contribute their amazing work openly and for everyone to use freely. Together with Unsplash, we are launching a curated collection of inspirational images that show what #itsgreatoutthere means to people around the world. 

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50 friends’ hike. #TakeSomeoneOutdoors

So you’re keen to try something new and different this spring. You’re up for a Microadventure. Great!

“But now what?” I hear you ask. “What should I do?”

The good news is that you can do whatever you like on a microadventure. There are even fewer rules than Fight Club.

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