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Londoners are spending more time exploring the great outdoors, and we don’t just mean post-work pints in grassy beer gardens. This year’s Time Out Index, in which we surveyed more than 5,000 Londoners, revealed that 28 percent of us want going out to be ‘more outdoors’.
You can get a good dose of greenery in London (it is possible to have a country day out without leaving Zone 3, as we proved) but we’re throwing ourselves into the real, muddy, rural stuff too, doing things like hiking, camping and getting back to nature. Sometimes there isn’t even wi-fi.
To test the limits of our fledgling love affair with the countryside, we sent six writers out of the city (and their comfort zones) to experience really wild breaks from London.
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