Get Outdoors

Are you a woman who would like to be out in the hills; running, hiking or climbing? Here are some organisations who might be able to help you.


Adventure Queens: a not-for-profit women’s adventure community, providing practical information, tips and advice on all things wild camping and the great outdoors.

Glenmore Lodge: National outdoor centre, Scotland. Glenmore Lodge hosted the Women in Adventure Sport conference.

Hind Sight: a group for women in deer-stalking.

Horton Women’s Holiday Centre: the only collective, not for profit, co-operatively run holiday centre for women and children in the UK.

Love Her Wild: an online adventure community for women.

Navigation for Women: offering map and compass skills courses for women in the Peak District

Plas y Brenin: National outdoor centre, Wales.

Wonderful Wild Women: stories and blogs from women in the hills, around the world.


Girls on Hills: a company providing guided trail-running for women, and one of Women In The Hills’ project partners.

Element Active: offering trail- and fell-running courses for women.

Oxted Ladies’ Run Club: founded 3 years ago by Advisory Group member Emma Brockwell, the run club promotes women’s health and helps women to return to running safely post-injury or post-birth.

We Run Trail: a trail-running community, with lists of trail experts, tips, and stories.


Bonnie Boots: offers walking programmes and events for BAME women. Their mission is to help communities to improve their health, widening access to the natural environment & helping create a better life for present and future generations.

Her on a Hill: a brand-new women’s walking company launched in spring 2019. 

Scottish Women’s Walking Group

Walking Women: Small group, guided walking holidays and activity holidays for women worldwide.


Ladies’ Scottish Climbing Club: The oldest all-women’s mountaineering club still in existence, founded in 1908.

Pinnacle Club: The Pinnacle Club is a UK based club of women climbers who are united by a shared enthusiasm for climbing. 

Women Climb: UK’s biggest online female climbing community, helping women find climbing partners, improve skills and boost their confidence.

Women’s Climbing Symposium (WCS): annual event, aiming to positively impact people’s climbing with activities that connect, develop and inspire.

Women’s Trad Festival: Trad climbing festival in the Peak District, for all standards, from beginners to leaders and professional instructors.