Planning a trip? The following sites are currently the best sources of weather forecasts:

Met office UK forecast

Met office mountain area forecasts

Mountain weather information service

Avalanche forecasts for Scotland

Maps, routes and books

Walking in Hertfordshire Hundreds of FREE walks to download, details of all the books, maps and walking clubs in the county.


YHA For information about the Youth Hostels Association (England and Wales) and details of all the Youth Hostels in the country, see the YHA home page at