Outdoor interests

The Big Walk: winter adventure in the Cairngorms

A Cairngorms winter offers some of the most challenging walking to be found in the UK. Why not test yourself on a guided adventure – and for the ultimate experience, spend a sub-zero night in a snow cave…

Forgive us our trespassers

How the Charter of the Forest marked the start of the chequered 800-year history of countryside access in Britain.

My Walk of Life with Beryl Vincent

A pioneering post-war traveller, Beryl looks back on the early years of group walking holidays.

Couple walking outdoors

Tough trousers

We’ve tested eight pairs of the toughest trekking trousers on the market for men and women. Which will come out on top?

farm illustration by stephen collins

Walking towards Brexit

Bolstering the link between agricultural subsidies and public access could be a catalyst to new opportunities for both walkers and farmers.