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Created on 21 August 2012

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This year has been fantastic for Sport, so if you are unsure of what to do but know you would like to do something sporting our events finder is perfect for you. Take a look below at some all year round outdoor events or browse the event finder to find something that makes you want to Get Up And Go.

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  • 1 Lake District National Park All year round in Kendal The Lake District, Cumbria. Photo by Ben Barden, courtesy of Cumbria Tourist Board Sport & Outdoors

    Founded in 1951, the Lake District National Park encompasses 866 square miles (2292 square km) of Cumbria, within which are 14 major lakes and England's highest peaks. From ten-and-a-half mile long Lake Windermere and Scafell Pike, the highest peak, to Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter-associated museums, the area is one of Britain's most popular national parks.

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  • 2 Silverstone Circuit All year round in Towcester Silverstone Circuit. Courtesy of Silverstone Circuits Limited Sport & Outdoors

    Once a wartime airfield, Silverstone Circuit is now one of the world's top motor-racing venues. Host of the British Grand Prix and other major championships, Silverstone also attracts racing fanatics who want to drive on the famous track themselves.

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  • 3 Jurassic Coast All year round in Exmouth Cobb Harbour at Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast. Credit: Sport & Outdoors

    Britain's only natural World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast covers 95 miles of flamboyant coastline. Search for fossils along the pebble beaches, explore the seaside towns of Lyme Regis, Sidmouth and Beer and take in extravagant views from the clifftop walks.

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  • 4 Folkestone Downs All year round in Folkestone Folkestone Downs, Folkestone. Courtesy of Discover Folkestone, Hythe and Romney Marsh Sport & Outdoors

    Walk among butterflies past fields of orchids on Folkestone Downs - rolling hills of ancient chalk grassland. Rich in wildlife, the Downs are protected as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and as a Special Area for Conservation.

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  • 5 Scottish Football Museum All year round Scottish Football Museum, Glasgow. Courtesy of Sport & Outdoors

    Glaswegians live and breathe football. At the Scottish Football Museum in the national stadium at Hampden in the South Side, see 14 galleries filled with memorabilia from the beautiful game. Early items include a 19th-century letter suggesting that games should last two hours.

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  • 6 St Catherine's Island All year round in Tenby St Catherine's Island. Photo courtesy Pembrokeshire County Council Sport & Outdoors

    Admire the rugged headland off St Catherine's Island, where a fort was built as a coastal defence during the Napoleonic wars. Once filled with tapestries and industrial grandeur, this prominent Tenby landmark is now derelict.

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