24 December 2013 by Eugene Suggett
Eugene takes a winter walk in Dorset and reflects on antiquities, orpas and superstition.
21 December 2013 by Sarah Gardner
As a child of the summer, Sarah always dreaded the long winter months. And then she discovered the magic of winter walking.
19 December 2013 by Ed Wilson
Ed Wilson ruminates on the importance of the humble footpath sign and why he beleives it is an icon of the British countryside.
17 December 2013 by Anastasia French
Like the author Laurie Lee, Anastasia woke up one morning with a desire to walk south to the sea. In her fourth installment she is joined by her dad, her best friend and someone called Chick who used to know Aung San Suu Kyi, as she attempts to see some fracking.
11 December 2013 by Walking Class Hero
Walking Class Hero on Nietzsche, Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie and why walking really does work.
06 December 2013 by Sarah Gardner
"It had been a while since I'd done a solo hike. I love walking with friends and with organised groups, but nothing beats setting off down the open road with just a rucksack for company..." Sarah reviews a route full of autumnal charm in Sussex.
05 December 2013 by Emma Bovill
As a co-operative HF Holidays is inherently social, with breaks designed for groups of friends or families, or guided walks you can join if holidaying on your own. Emma explores the options on an open day in the Cotswolds.
03 December 2013 by Paul Stancliffe
During the winter months Britain and Ireland are among the best places in the world to spot wild geese – and getting to grips with them also offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy some spectacular walks.
02 December 2013 by Phil Pickin
Despite the fact that peatland can seem featureless and rather flat, it provides us with a number of vital services: storing carbon, mitigating flooding and providing precious habitat for a range of plants and animals.
28 November 2013 by Brian Jones
Comet ISON is what astronomers class as a sungrazing comet. The moment of closest approach to the Sun of any object orbiting it is known as the perihelion, sungrazers being a class of comet that pass extremely close to the Sun. Comet ISON passes perihelion tonight – at which point it will approach to around 1,160,000 kilometres (730,000 miles) of the solar surface.