Places to walk

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.

Abandoned slate quarry.

The Big Walk: Snowdonia Slate Trail

The 83-mile circular Snowdonia Slate Trail takes walkers through a lost world of abandoned quarries, hidden gorges, fairy-tale waterfalls and even a Celtic rainforest.

Yellow aspen trees in the foreground and blue skies, brown rolling hills and mountains.

Destination: Yellowstone

Established in 1872, the world’s first national park is an iconic landscape of exploding geysers, deep canyons and magnificent wildlife. And with more than 1,450km of trails, walking is by far the best way to experience its wonders – and escape the millions of visitors it receives annually.