Winter 2019

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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

A man standing in a padded red coat, looking out over a view

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.