Interviews and opinion

Marika

More than the eyes can see

Herefordshire Ramblers’ Marika Kovacs has been blind since childhood, but that hasn’t stopped her from leading her first group walk recently, and now she’s planning more…

John Trevelyan

Walk and Talk with John Trevelyan

It’s 30 years since the Ramblers first published Rights of Way: A Guide to Law and Practice – aka ‘the Blue Book’ – but it’s still the go-to text for lawyers, council officers and volunteers trying to settle footpath disputes. Andrew McCloy talks to John Trevelyan, the book’s co-author, about its humble beginnings, the secret of its continued success, and his lifelong involvement with the Ramblers…

KD Grace

My Walk of Life

Erotic novelist KD Grace has always found inspiration for her stories while out walking. As Julia Buckley discovers, walking with Guildford Ramblers has given her fresh ideas…

Hector Macleod

My Walk of Life

Film producer Hector Macleod describes his extraordinary challenge to clock up more than 3,000 miles in a year walking to his London office...

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...