Places to walk

Snowshoeing in Tyrol

Snow limits

The Italian Alps of the South Tyrol region are the perfect place to learn to snowshoe in the shoulder seasons, with stunning routes to atmospheric mountain huts, serving up the very best of local food and hospitality. Just make sure you’re able to get back down again…

Headstone Viaduct across Monsal Dale

Walk the line

Follow any one of these former rail tracks for your ticket to some of the best walking in the UK…

Outer Aylesbury Ring

Walking the Outer Aylesbury Ring

Linking quintessential English villages with lofty countryside views, the 85km/53-mile Outer Aylesbury Ring is a new high-level walking route masterminded by local Ramblers that shows off the best of rural Buckinghamshire. Hanna Lindon (words) and Steve Morgan (photography) went to road-test a section and meet the people behind its creation…

Cairngorms

Land that time forgot

Ancient pine forests, giant raptors and Arctic fish still thrive in Britain’s largest remaining wilderness, the Cairngorms, which was designated a national park 10 years ago. Ramblers Scotland’s vice-president and regional expert Dick Balharry shows us exactly where and when to spot its most celebrated inhabitants…

The Shipwrights Way

Walking The Shipwrights Way

The Shipwrights Way, Hampshire’s newest long-distance walking route, isn’t just about the glorious scenery. As Hanna Lindon discovers, it also encourages walkers to delve deeper into the area’s naval history…