Our Activities

The Gay Outdoor Club organise over 500 individual events per year plus many regular events. Most of our events are one day but we also organise weekend and longer events. The events take place throughout Great Britain and we also have a number of foreign trips every year.


We organise more walking events than any other type of event, and a typical walk will be 7 to 10 miles although we also organise more challenging hill walks including ‘munroe bagging’. Most of our walks take place on Sundays but some groups organise walks on Saturdays or mid-week.

Mountain walking

This is the core of our Adventure Out group’s activities and includes day, weekend and longer trips mainly to the Scottish Highlands, Lake District and North Wales.


Many of our groups organise cycling events on the public road and we also go mountain biking for those who like a bit of mud!


The social part of our activities is very important and many of our members meet up for socials and other events like theatre trips, meals, camping and canal boating.


Our Adventure Out group organise trips in canoes or kayaks, and each year we go abroad for a white water rafting expedition.


Our Caving group organise events for those who like to get away from the sunlight.


We organise a wide range of climbing related activities such as indoor or outdoor rock climbing, abseiling, scrambling and mountaineering. Some of those activities are organised by local groups and others by our Climbing group. Mountain walks organised by Adventure Out sometimes include some non-technical scrambling.

Winter sports

We have a Skiing group who organise trips to the snow.

Indoor, sporting and online

Some of our groups organise badminton, gym, running and swimming sessions. Our Online group organises online socials and supports other groups to meet online,

You can find all of our activities on the Events page.

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