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Saddle up and see the world

Whether you live out the gaucho lifestyle in Argentina or trot off on an African safari, a horse-riding holiday puts you at the heart of the action

All work out and no play? Despite group drills, beach runs, ex-military instructors and some super-fit guests, BMF's new holidays are a fun way to boost your fitness - and to eat, drink and be merry

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Jodie Kidd in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

For the third and final Cotswold Outdoors episode Jodie Kidd visits Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

Jodie Kidd in the New Forest

The second Cotswold Outdoors episode sees Jodie Kidd in the New Forest getting back to nature.

Jodie Kidd explores the UK's great outdoors

Jodie Kidd goes hiking up the Old Man of Coniston in the Lake District in the first of three exclusive online TV shows about getting out into the UK countryside.

Watercolour moments: Painting holidays

Will Tate Britain's new exhibition inspire you to pick up a paintbrush on your next holiday? Rhiannon Batten sketches out the creative options

Hallowe'en holidays: Hogwarts heaven for families

Kevin Rawlinson catches up with Harry Potter's wizardly escapades at Orlando's new attraction

Climbing the Munros: On top of the world

At 66, Peter Gillman thought his climbing days were over – until his young grandson, Jake, inspired him to complete a challenge he'd set himself more than 20 years before

Even little legs can stride out in the Peaks

The Derbyshire countryside offers good walking for families with toddlers in tow, says Mark Rowe

Tough stuff: The best gear for the adventure traveller

Want a flask that keeps your coffee warmer for longer? Or headphones that keep your ears warm? Mark Harris has the answers

Have a Swale of a time walking in the Yorkshire's Dales

Walk of the Month: Walk one of Yorkshire's most dynamic waterways, says Mark Rowe

The Complete Guide To: Mountain biking

Autumn is a great time to get off the beaten track. Chris Moran gears up for a two-wheeled adventure, via gentle hills and gritty descents

Cyclo-therapy: My wife had her first fall and realised that coming off your bike can hurt, but it won't kill you

Cash strapped by the credit crunch, my wife and I decided to take our summer holiday in Wales this year. To help keep things cheap, we waited till the end of September when the cottage rents came down, and took nothing with us but a few books and our bikes for entertainment.

Tanzania: Animal magic

From baboons to wildebeest, Tanzania's Northern Circuit offers up a mind-boggling array of wildlife. James Palmer chills out with the zebra, then hangs around the hippo pool

Mokogodo: "Baboons stole the fruit-scented soap from my bathroom"

Paul Bloomfield enjoys the hospitality of the Mokogodo people
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