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This edition of walk celebrates Britain's fantastic footpaths, and asks you to help secure their future. Explore miles of magical paths in our regular Ten Places, Rambles Routes, Discover and Big Walk features. Then read about our Your Path Awaits campaign to protect the nation’s path network.

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Cover of Walk magazine, winter 2019

Winter 2019

A picture of our paths

A group of people laying boards to create a new path

Making journeys on foot improves our physical and mental wellbeing and brings a multitude of benefits to society and the environment, so it’s vital that we
preserve and protect footpaths. Across Britain, we’re addressing the challenges facing our path network – and asking you to get involved.

Insulated jackets and gloves

Gear reviews

Our experts Jen and Sim Benson seek out the best outdoor gear with outstanding ethical credentials.

Green and pleasant land

A man sitting upon a rock, looking over a valley

The newly revived Shropshire Way is a long-distance tour of rolling hills, charming villages and other quiet places that will stir the soul – and it’s a shining example of collaborative path work.

Walk and Talk with Kate Jeffrey

A woman standing in front of a stream

The behavioural neuroscientist and Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation discusses how the brain has evolved to apprehend direction, space, positioning and route-planning – and why men and women’s navigational abilities can differ.

Destination: Liechtenstein

A snow covered landscape with a castle and winding road

To celebrate its 300th birthday as a principality, the enticingly compact state of Liechtenstein has unveiled a new 75km walking trail through the rippling mountain scenery of Europe’s least-visited country.