The Big Walk: GM Ringway
Walk and Talk: Guy Shrubsole
Gear review: Natural fabric kit
Top virtual walking tours
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GM Ringway

The GM Ringway is a work in progress tracing a 300km (186-mile) loop through all 10 Greater Manchester boroughs, dipping in and out of the area’s social & industrial heritage & offering dramatic panoramas.
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Walk and Talk: Guy Shrubsole

The writer and environmental campaigner uncovered the secrets of land ownership in England in his recent book and is leading a campaign with author Nick Hayes to expand our right to roam.

Walking Offa’s Dyke 50 years ago

Sian Evans was eight years old when she and her family walked the 285km/177-mile length of the Offa’s Dyke Path a year after it opened. As the National Trail marks its 50th birthday, she and her family share some of the memories of this long-distance family adventure.
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Top virtual walking tours

While travel has come to a near standstill during the coronavirus pandemic, technology is allowing us to visit almost any place on the planet in the blink of an eye.
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Natural fibre walking kit

Outdoor gear makers are increasingly harnessing the high-performance, low-impact properties of natural fibres in their products. Jen and Sim Benson put a handpicked selection to the test.
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Forest bathing

The practice of forest bathing or ‘shinrin-yoku’ has the power to reconnect us with nature, relieve stress and improve our health. Read our experts’ guide to find out how to get involved.
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Walking Class Heroes – GHB ‘Bert’ Ward

GHB Ward was a walkers’ rights campaigner who founded the Sheffield Clarion Ramblers, considered to be the first working class walking group. This is the third excerpt from the recent book Walking Class Heroes, in which the lives of 20 pioneers of the Right to Roam are examined.


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