Interviews and opinion

Patrick Barkham

Walk and talk: Patrick Barkham

The acclaimed natural history writer discusses the challenges of coastal access and conservation, as his new book Coastlines tells ‘the story of our shore’.

Mark Clarke High Point

My walk of life with Mark Clarke

Over a period of four years, Mark Clarke visited the highest points in each of Britain’s 85 historic counties, walking nearly 500 miles and climbing over 100,000 feet.

Robert MacFarlane

Walk and talk with Robert Macfarlane

The award-winning travel writer talks about the importance of mapping our lost ways, the magic of wild swimming, and his encounter with a zawn.

Give peace a chance

My walk of life with Grattan Lynch

Give peace a chance: Grattan Lynch is on a one-man mission to promote peace across Europe through the power of walking.

Clive Hutchby

Why Wainwright still matters

Wainwright expert Clive Hutchby is revising the renowned fell walker’s series of Lakeland guidebooks. He explains why Wainwright’s books remain indispensable, but also why they need an update.