Places to walk

The Big Walk: winter adventure in the Cairngorms

A Cairngorms winter offers some of the most challenging walking to be found in the UK. Why not test yourself on a guided adventure – and for the ultimate experience, spend a sub-zero night in a snow cave…

Destination: Zillertal Alps

Soaring peaks, sparkling glaciers and exceptional walking routes mean this unspoiled region of the Austrian Tyrol is prime adventure territory – as one of its most intrepid sons can attest.

Dolomites

Destination: Dolomites

With their distinctive limestone peaks, rich wildflower meadows and glorious trails, the western Dolomites are a strong contender for Europe’s most idyllic mountain region.

Cambrian Way

The Big Walk: Cambrian Way

Explore the wildest depths of Wales on the Cambrian Way, a demanding trail that’s currently on the cusp of a renaissance.

Connecting the coast

Once completed, the England Coast Path will be the world’s longest continuous coastal trail. But how exactly is each new stretch of coast prepared, developed, proposed, determined and, ultimately, opened for walkers to enjoy?