25 May 2018
Walking is proven to have numerous benefits for physical and mental health. In this issue we celebrate the people who tirelessly help others to find their way: our wonderful volunteers. Read on to find out our 2018 Volunteer Award winners and everyday heroes. You'll also find the perfect range of getaways in our walking weekends feature; discover the Heart of Wales Line and all it has to offer; and find acoustic Ramblers full of sound waves.
22 February 2018
This issue is out to show everyone how easy it is to go walking from your doorstep, highlighting the launch of the Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood Award. We've also got ten great walks through the towns and cities that have forged British culture and identity, plus an interview with urban explorer Daniel Raven-Ellison, who is spearheading the campaign to make London the world's first National Park City. Other features focus on discovering Edinburgh, the Ramblers' work with National Grid to remove pylons from the landscape, and a Cornish coast-to-coast trail exploring the county's tin mining heritage. Our gear section includes the best daypacks for men and women, with a practical guide to packing for a day hike.
24 November 2017
It's winter! In this issue take a look at the history of countryside access in Britain, hear about winter hillwalking in the Cairngorms and get expert reviews of the latest waterproof jackets and overtrousers. We also visit Britain's top ten small but very special summits in our 'mini mountains' feature, head off to the Austrian Alps with legendary mountaineer Peter Habeler and discover the best of Anglesey. We've also got plenty of competitions, and interviews with intrepid traveller (and early pioneer or Ramblers walking holidays) Beryl Vincent, Nick Brown – the founder of leading outdoor brands Nikwax and Paramo – and Munro-bagging stand-up comedian Ed Byrne.
25 August 2017
In this issue take a look at our literary walks to fire the imagination. We also examine the contentious issue of shared use paths, the future of farmland paths after Brexit, walk the Cambrian Way across Wales, and we test the latest insulated vests and gilets. We have all of our regular competitions, plus interviews with wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan and broadcaster Nicholas Crane.