Summer 2020

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Boots made for walking

Time to upgrade your footwear? Our experts Jen and Sim Benson sample the best ‘all-purpose’ walking boots and accessories to make them last

Walk and Talk with Lucy Wallace

Lucy Wallace is the first woman president of Ramblers Scotland. A qualified mountain leader and wildlife guide, Lucy is passionate about inspiring more people to enjoy adventures on foot – no matter how close to home.

A secret paradise

The tiny Isles of Scilly might seem an unusual destination for a Big Walk, but exploring them on foot makes for an unforgettable trip that ought to be on every walker’s wish list

Destination: South Pelion

Plan a trip to the Pelion Peninsula and you’ll find forest-clad mountains, quiet beaches, a profusion of Mediterranean wildflowers and some of the best hiking in Greece – often along painstakingly restored cobbled donkey trails

Walk to the future

The global pandemic has underlined the importance of walking and accessing nature, raising some big questions – and unique opportunities. Mark Rowe considers the implications.