Summer 2019

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Cover of Walk Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Alice Roberts

Portrait of a smiling woman, outdoors

The academic, writer and broadcaster on a strong incentive to keep walking and how the loss of biodiversity could be halted.

Going the extra mile

Group of people standing and seated, indoors

The Ramblers wouldn’t exist without the thousands of volunteers who generously give their time each week. Our National Volunteer of the Year Awards honour those who have made an exceptional contribution.

Paparoa Track

A woman walking a path beside a river in a gorge

Cutting through primeval rainforest and towering limestone gorges, the forthcoming Paparoa Track is New Zealand’s first new Great Walk in 25 years.

Treasure island

A woman and man walking a path by the coast

Follow the 70-mile Isle of Wight Coastal Path and be rewarded with a bewildering range of landscapes and coastal scenes that – thanks to local Ramblers – will form part of the England Coastal Path.

Walking shoes

Gear reviews

Our new kit tester Jen and Sim Benson review the best footwear for easy trails, fast-and-light adventures, scrambles and everyday wear.