Welcome to the Active Travel section, where being active and adventurous is the key to a great holiday! We bring you the latest in active breaks for all ages from the experts.

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leisure kicks - top five

01

Katari 1.5(l) Hydration Pack

£35

Featuring a small, streamlined design and internal hydration sleeve this is ideal for keeping hydrated during long walks.

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02

Single Pro Lite Pole

£24.50

Featuring a robust aircraft-grade aluminium base with a super-light carbon fibre top for the best strength-to-weight ratio.

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03

Komoot

£Free

Access ready-built routes in your area while turn-by-turn navigation and offline maps will help keep you on track.

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04

Garmin eTrex 10 GPS

£80

A simple, easy to use and accurate GPS system which has an intuitive interface and 2.2Ē clear display.

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05

Osprey Talon 26 backpack

£110.49

Ideal for any sized walk, this hardwearing and versatile backpack is water resistant, comfortable and easy to use.

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