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Winter 2020

26 November 2020

We head for the hills in this issue and celebrate the hills and mountains of Great Britain. Follow the Welsh 3,000s, a challenging classic route over all 15 of Snowdonia’s highest peaks, and receive a lesson in hill classifications in Ten Places. In Spain, a new Lord of the Rings themed pilgrim trail offers a delightful adventure into the Sierra Norte mountains above Madrid. Solo walker, bivvy-bagger and pack-rafter Hazel Strachan shares her experiences of bagging all 282 Scottish Munros ten times; Louis Rudd MBE talks about surviving a solo, unsupported crossing of Antarctica on foot and funny man Dom Joly reveals how seriously he takes his walking. 

Cover of Walk autumn 2020

Autumn 2020

20 August 2020

With a firm focus on family-friendly walking, the autumn issue examines all the Ramblers activities inspiring the next generation of walkers and showcases walks for youngsters – and the young at heart – and we put the latest kit for kids to the test.

Discover a new perspective on an old landscape with the new 110-mile Dartmoor Way and follow the challenging Mourne Way through Northern Ireland’s high country.

Writer Michael Stewart discusses his unique Bronte Stones tribute in West Yorkshire; CBeebies presenter Hamza Yassin reveals what it is like to live with an otter and folk singing rambler John Jones has found the perfect way to blend walking and music. 

Summer 2020

04 June 2020

Put together during the global coronavirus pandemic, this issue examines how walking became a major outlet for millions of people; celebrates local adventures on foot and shares the creative ways that ramblers have stayed happy, healthy and connected during this difficult time. 

We also showcase some inspiring walking destinations further afield to add to your walking wish lists, offer ten tips on sourcing top gear without breaking the bank; test out a dozen ‘all purpose’ walking boots and Walk & Talk with Ramblers Scotland’s new president Lucy Wallace. We also reveal the winners of our annual volunteers awards. 

Spring 2020

26 February 2020

We spring into 2020 with a new-look cover promoting the new Don’t Lose Your Way tool enabling people to locate – and save – lost paths. We’re marking the 20th anniversary of the CROW act, which threw open acres of ‘mountain, moor, heath and down’ across England and Wales. And we take a look at ten hillside figures cut into the landscape. We Walk & Talk with long-distance record-breaking walker Ash Dykes; chat to mountaineer Simon Yates and ask pioneering GP Dr William Bird about his clever walking schemes.