Outdoors

Take a literary tour of these inspiring local blue plaques

Freelance reporter Jennifer Rigby plots a self-guided north London city hike with a purpose

Canal towpath by London Zoo

Take a ZSL perimeter safari in NW1 – for nada

Yes, it’s well worth supporting the Zoo's valuable conservation efforts. But there’s nothing wrong ...

Three local parks you may not know

They may not be must-visit destinations, but these green pockets are still worth a ...

Cute doggie alert! Hounds on the Heath is this weekend

ayhew Animal Home are back this Sunday with their now annual doggy day out ...

In Pictures: a hot summer evening on Parliament Hill

It might be scorchio on Hampstead Heath this week - but it's still much ...

Free Weekend? Follow a highwayman’s trail through Epping Forest

From Boadicia to Dick Turpin, this ancient wood has seen it all. Stephen Emms ...

Free Week? Walk the 78 Mile Capital Ring

No airport hassles, no glum faces and no half-hearted compulsion to extract historical interest ...

Free Weekend? Walk Around The Circle Line

It's 14 miles. And takes the best part of an hour on the tube. ...