Robert Macfarlane
Peace walks
Clive Hutchby

Why Wainwright still matters

Wainwright expert Clive Hutchby is revising the renowned fell walker’s series of Lakeland guidebooks. He explains why they remain indispensable - but also need an update.

Give peace a chance

My walk of life with Grattan Lynch

Grattan Lynch is on a one-man mission to promote peace across Europe through the power of walking.

Gear reviews

Need new walking trousers?

Whether you want waterproofs for the unpredictable British weather, or something light and breathable, we test the best walking trousers on the market.

Isle of Man

Isle of Man: Discover a new walk of life

Hidden away in the middle of the Irish Sea is a walker’s paradise, rich with a diversity of sights and landscapes unique in the British Isles.

Robert MacFarlane

Walk and talk with Robert Macfarlane

The award-winning travel writer talks about the importance of mapping our lost ways, the magic of wild swimming, and his encounter with a zawn.

Tony Juniper

Walk and Talk with Tony Juniper

One of Britain’s best known environmentalists explains why he thinks the drive for economic growth has been a disaster for nature.

Book reviews

Walking book reviews

From wild weekends to wild swimming, from the Thames Path to the Beacons Way, we review the latest walking books to hit the shelves.

Beach with 80th logo

Eight innovations for our 80th birthday

From national parks to right to roam, we’ve achieved a lot over the past eight decades. But what can you look forward to in 2015? We pick out eight new things planned in our 80th birthday year.


In the Spring 2015 issue of Walk magazine we omitted to refer to the crucial role of  Brecon Beacons Park Society in securing the redirection of the right of way affected by the Circuit of Wales development (Racetrack common land swap ‘not fair’, p20). Ramblers Cymru worked closely with the Society on this issue, and apologise for this omission.