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Andrew White

Writer, Film-maker and Broadcaster enjoying the eclectic mix of walks, travel, railways, dogs, heritage and tech

Presenter and producer of TV series Walks Around Britain and freelance writer, film-maker & broadcaster. Ordnance Survey #GetOutside champion 2018/9. Dad, Husband, Dog Walker to 3 & Yorkshireman.
The UK in Space - Part

The UK in Space - Part One

For a while, not even Nasa knew about the test, but later it became clear what had happened, and that it had badly affected Ariel-1's ability to generate its own electrical power from the solar generators.
27/10/2015 11:07 GMT
Great Scenic Railways of the World - Part

Great Scenic Railways of the World - Part Two

There's something magical about a scenic railway journey... leaving driving behind allows you to focus on the landscapes and soak up the culture. If you're as big a fan of scenic railway journeys as I am, then you'll love these less famous I've discovered across the world...
17/09/2015 15:40 BST
Lakes Without a

Lakes Without a Car

I'm in the <strong>Lake District</strong> for a few days... which often happens as a connoisseur of fine landscapes and excellent walking. But this trip is a little different. Sure, there have been a few walks, one of which I filmed, and I have caught up on my latest landscape viewing, but really I'm here now for a different purpose.
03/10/2014 11:03 BST
Great Days Out in Wales' Historic

Great Days Out in Wales' Historic Past

There are some fantastic days out in Wales' Historic Past. Perhaps take in the sea air along parts of the stunning Wales Coast Path, soak up the culture at World Heritage Sites and connect with nature in National Parks?
25/09/2014 12:40 BST
Great Scenic Railways of the World - Part

Great Scenic Railways of the World - Part One

There's something magical about a <strong>scenic railway journey</strong>... leaving driving behind allows you to focus on the landscapes and soak up the culture. If you're as bigger fan of scenic railway journeys as I am, then you'll love these less famous I've discovered across the world...
02/09/2014 12:30 BST
What's the Deal With

What's the Deal With Walking?

What's this walking think all about then? There's been such a big push to go walking and to get outdoors in the past couple of years, but there are still people who haven't got the message yet - or perhaps don't even get the outdoors. So, this post is for you to show them...
14/07/2014 12:51 BST
40 at

40 at 40

I was thinking about finding something to do to celebrate entering my 5th decade on the planet, and I was struck by a challenge undertaken by a Facebook friend of mine, Gina Pennington. Now she set herself a goal of completing a list of 40 experiences before she turned 40.
21/02/2014 12:06 GMT
Please Take Care With Your

Please Take Care With Your Dog

If you can keep your dog in sight at all time, be aware of what they are doing and be confident your dog will come back to you promptly when you call, then there is no need to put them on a lead. But if you can not be confident they will return when you call, then a lead is the safest option for everyone.
06/02/2014 13:17 GMT
Five Ways to Get Your Children Out

Five Ways to Get Your Children Out Walking

Getting children into walking at a young age can influence their habits in later life - hopefully leading to a healthier, more active lifestyle. So how can you get your young ones interesting in walking? Here are my top 5 ways to get your children out walking...
23/01/2014 13:21 GMT
Saying Hello... and an

Saying Hello... and an Introduction

We'll hopefully be starting a journey here together. A journey which will involve travel, of course, as well as walking, biking, scenic railway journeys, scenic drives, holidays and the best days-out.
20/01/2014 13:00 GMT