Places to walk

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

A hut on a grassy slope, in front of vast mountains

Destination: Nepal

Nestled among the highest mountains on Earth, Nepal is an iconic adventure destination with an astonishingly rich culture, friendly people, and spectacular Himalayan treks for a range of abilities.

A man sitting upon a rock, looking over a valley

Green and pleasant land

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.

A single person walking away, towards a lake

Go with the flow

Beginning in Stromness, Mark Rowe takes a clockwise arc around Scapa Flow, one of the largest natural harbours in the world, island hopping and enjoying a series of bus and ferry rambles along the way.