Interviews and opinion

Ash dieback

We need everybody to help save the ash

As ash dieback threatens to devastate Britain’s landscape, Dr Simon Pryor, the National Trust’s director of natural environment, explains how walkers can help combat this virulent disease...

Ed Byrne

My Perfect Day

Comedian and TV panel show regular Ed Byrne tells walk about his love of Munro bagging, and explains why the great outdoors is not so great for observational humour...

Sara Maitland

Walk and talk with Sara Maitland

Author Sara Maitland won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1978 for her first novel, Daughter of Jerusalem, and found more recent fame with 2008’s A Book of Silence. Susan Gray talks to her about her new book exploring Britain’s forests, and asks how nature connects us all to the magical and divine...

Nicola Radcliff

I walked away from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Caught up in the 7th July attacks on London in 2005, Nicola Ratcliff was left traumatised, but walking with a local Ramblers group transformed her life...