Walk magazine winter 2023

Walk is the Ramblers’ quarterly magazine, with more readers than any other UK walking mag

Winter 2023 

Whether it’s frosty, blustery or relentlessly rainy, the latest edition of walk invites you to ‘chill out’. Discover why venturing outdoors in the coldest, wettest months is so beneficial for physical and mental health, and learn how to stay safe with expert advice on winter walking safety. 

Our gear reviewers bring you comfort and joy this season with their recommendations of walking footwear for every type of foot – wide, long, painful, chilly and more. Helpful if you’re looking for a gift for a keen walker (or wanting to drop some hints for yourself!) 

We also discover how connecting with nature helped writer Louisa Adjoa Parker cope with ME and TV property developer Sarah Beeny through her treatment for breast cancer. 

If you’re enjoying a winter’s trail, tell us about it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Or share the moment in our ‘Whatever the weather’ photo competition

Have a wonderful winter of walking! 

Elyssa Campbell Barr, Editor  

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The wonders of winter wanders

Rambling in the snow, frost or pelting rain isn’t just exhilarating – it unveils nature’s seasonal spectacles, and has great health benefits too.

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Masterclass – Good in an emergency

Stay safe this season with expert advice on walking in wintry conditions and what to do in an emergency, from our friends at AdventureSmart.

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Walk & Talk: Sarah Beeny

The TV property expert, author and entrepreneur on her love of farm-life, family and forest walks, and how connecting with nature helped her through treatment for breast cancer.

Louisa Adjoa Parker looking into the camera

My Walk of Life - Louisa Adjoa Parker

Lifelong walker Louisa was devastated when a chronic fatigue condition took away her connection to nature. She writes movingly about reconnecting with the natural world and learning to live with her illness.

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A great fit for every foot

Wide feet? Long feet? Painful feet? Feet that overheat? Find the right walking footwear for every type of foot with our experts’ recommendations.

Offers, competitions & more

Corsican Places

Win with Corsican Places

Corsican Places are offering a Cotswold Outdoor voucher worth £500. Enter their competition to be in with a chance to win! (Sponsored content)

A walk on the wild side

A walk on the wild side

"HPB has all the ingredients of a perfect holiday… all in such beautiful parts of the world, ideal for walkers.” Discover more about how, just like Sue Barker, you can enjoy one walking holiday after another with HPB. (Sponsored content)

Wonderful Wales

Wonderful Wales

An ancient land of high mountains and deep valleys, with a rich culture embedded in its landscape, food and traditions, Wales is the perfect destination for a short break or weekend of walking. (Sponsored content)

UNESCO sites in Crete

UNESCO sites in Crete

Boasting mountains that reach 2500m, plateaus and plains that mark the boundaries between regions, gorges that provide ways out to two seas, the Cretan and the Libyan, as well as an age-long history and cultural richness, the four UNESCO Sites in Crete create a rightful place among the UNESCO protected areas. (Sponsored content)

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Walk magazine competitions

Enter our latest walk magazine competitions plus find out who has won the most recent competition prizes.

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