Interviews and opinion

An older man sitting upon stones at a summit

Walk and Talk with Joss Naylor

The legendary octogenarian fell runner and farmer, sometimes called the King of the Fells or Iron Joss, on why he wanted to walk the route of his epic 105-mile Lake District run from 1983 and what makes his home county so special.

A smiling man, leaning against a brick wall

Walk and Talk with Ed Stafford

The ex-British Army captain and explorer was the first person to walk the length of the Amazon. His TV series include First Man Out and Left for Dead for Discovery and 60 Days with the Gypsies for Channel 4. Brought up in Leicestershire, he now lives there with his wife, Laura, and three children, Ran, Molly and Milly

A woman, dressed warmly with sticks, proudly posing on top of a mountain

Walk and Talk with Ursula Martin

The Welsh long-distance walker on spending nearly three years walking 8,850km/5,500 miles home from Ukraine, passing through 14 countries and a global pandemic.

A young black woman, posing  and smiling in front of two tall hills

Walk and Talk with Rhianne Fatinikun

The founder of Black Girls Hike on creating a walking community for black women to explore the countryside – sometimes for the first time.

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Walk and Talk with Quintin Lake

The architectural and landscape photographer has recently completed a walk around Britain’s coastline, enduring ferocious onshore winds, dangerous tides and gaining a unique insight into our varied coastal landscapes and communities