United Kingdom Top Sites for Recreation And Hobbies

    Kickstarter

    Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform for creative projects. A home for film, music, art, theater, games, comics, design, photography, and more.

    kickstarter.com

    Instructables

    Web-based documentation platform where people share what they do and how they do it, and learn from and collaborate with others.

    instructables.com

    Ravelry

    Community for knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, and dyers to keep track of their yarn, tools, patterns, and projects.

    ravelry.com

    National Trust

    Brief histories and visitor information on over 300 historic buildings and gardens owned by the National Trust in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Some photographs.

    nationaltrust.org.uk

    Indiegogo.com

    IndieGoGo is an online social marketplace connecting filmmakers and fans to make independent film happen. The platform provides filmmakers the tools for project funding, recruiting, and promotion, while enabling the audience to discover and connect direct

    indiegogo.com

    eHow

    Provides concise how-to articles written by professionals and users covering a broad range of topics.

    ehow.com

    Geocaching.com

    The Global Headquarters for the Sport of Geocaching. This website includes a large database on caches to hunt down (currently over 200,000), along with general information on geocaching and discussion forums related to geocaching and gps technology.

    geocaching.com

    UKclimbing.com

    The central source of information for rock climbing and mountaineering in the UK. The most popular climbing discussion forums in the world. Searchable crag/gym/shop/club databases. Photo Galleries. News, Events & Articles.

    ukclimbing.com

    The Caravan Club

    Club for touring caravanners, motor caravanners and trailer tenters.

    caravanclub.co.uk

    Loveknitting

    Supplies yarn, needles, patterns and accessories.

    loveknitting.com

    UKCampsite.co.uk

    Message board, camping tips, rally and events calendar, and free ads. Searchable database of caravan and campsites throughout the United Kingdom with over 100,000 user reviews. Plus 10,000 tent reviews

    ukcampsite.co.uk

    The Scout Association

    WOSM member association. News, program information, membership census, and other official information.

    scouts.org.uk

    Craftsy: Learn It. Make It.

    Join Craftsy, a community of passionate crafters featuring online classes about all your favorite crafts including quilting, sewing & cake decorating.

    craftsy.com

    天涯社区

    天涯社区作为中文网络社区之王,它的感性、丰富性和社会议题设置能力令人惊叹。这里自发生成了最多的草根明星、最具时代气息的天涯剧和最直率的话语场,令其成为传统媒体倚重的新闻源

    tianya.cn

    Camping and Caravanning Club

    Founded in 1901, this not for profit organization owns campsites across the UK and has more than 100 local chapters and special interest groups. Membership benefits, FAQ, and links to local and special interest club units.

    campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk

    Activity Village - Keeping Kids Busy

    Dozens of free activities for kids 10 and under. Includes crafts, printables worksheets, coloring pages and puzzles, jigsaws and wallpaper to download, and links.

    activityvillage.co.uk

    Pitchup.com

    Pitchup.com enables users to find and book their perfect campsite or holiday park in the UK and Ireland. Red Bull 'Future 50' member and winner of Travolution Best Travel Information Site 2010.

    pitchup.com

    Alton Towers

    Official site of the theme park. Online ticket purchase, meet Barney, plummet into oblivion, experience Hex, ride the Nemesis, coast the Corkscrew, and the newest ride? Submission.

    altontowers.com

    Zoological Society of London

    A charity devoted to conservation and education which supports the London Zoo and Whipsnade Wild Animal Park. Includes history, news, and information about publications, meetings, and conservation programs.

    zsl.org

    Outside Online

    Online version of the magazine with articles on sports, bodywork, adventure, and the environment.

    outsideonline.com

    Hornby

    British manufacturer of OO gauge model railway products. Includes stockist information, forum, news and releases.

    hornby.com

    Disneyland Paris Resort

    Official site includes attraction information, online booking, and frequently asked questions.

    disneylandparis.com

    Play-Cricket the ECB Cricket Network

    Officially endorsed by the ECB and MCC, Play-Cricket provides powerful, interactive web sites that are tailored to clubs, leagues, cups and county boards.

    play-cricket.com

    Welcome : Online Scout Manager

    OSM is your virtual scout leader, looking after all your admin so you can look after your scouts.

    onlinescoutmanager.co.uk

    British Model Flying Association

    The BMFA is the body delegated by the Royal Aero Club to be responsible for all aspects of model flying in Great Britain.

    bmfa.org

    Caravan Talk

    Chat about caravans, accessories, holidays, towcars and special offers in one of the UK's most popular caravan online communities.

    caravantalk.co.uk

    Lion Brand Yarn

    Over 1,200 free knitting and crochet patterns, free yarn catalog, free learn-to-knit and learn-to-crochet instructions in English, Spanish and French, free knitting and crochet e-cards, free online newsletter plus free HUMAN help.

    lionbrand.com

    Thorpe Park

    Official website. One of the first theme parks in the UK, Thorpe Park is located in Surrey, near London, and features the new ride Colossus, with 10 inversions. Also has a log flume, and spin rides. Features online booking.

    thorpepark.com

    ARC TERYX

    Designer and manufacturer of innovative

    arcteryx.com

    Legoland Windsor

    Official site includes attraction information, hours of operation, calendar of events, and ticket sales.

    legoland.co.uk

    Spells of Magic

    The largest online community for Wiccans, Pagans and practitioners of the occult. A huge site with magic spells, forums, live chat and much more.

    spellsofmagic.com

    British Mountaineering Council

    Working for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers in England and Wales. Features news, events, area updates, membership information and travel insurance.

    thebmc.co.uk

    Colnect Collectors Community

    Colnect, Connecting Collectors. Colnect offers revolutionizing services to Collectors the world over. Colnect is available in 61 languages and offers extensive collectibles catalogs and the easiest personal collection management and Auto-Matching for deal

    colnect.com

    All Free Crochet

    Specializes in links to free designs. Also offers tutorials.

    allfreecrochet.com

    VIP Electronic Cigarette

    Retail and wholesale supplier of electronic cigarettes and starter kits.

    vipelectroniccigarette.co.uk

    Stampin' Up

    Stamp company that sells through the home party system and independent demonstrators.

    stampinup.com