Boots made for walking

Our experts Jen and Sim Benson sample the best ‘all-purpose’ walking boots and accessories to make them last.

Walk and Talk: Lucy Wallace

Lucy Wallace, 45, is the first woman president of Ramblers Scotland. A qualified mountain leader and wildlife guide, Lucy is passionate about inspiring more people to enjoy adventures on foot.

The Big 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

Scouring your local patch for wildlife

Urban wasteland, pavement cracks and roadside verges can all harbour wildlife – if we just take the time to take a closer look. By Tom Hibbert, The Wildlife Trusts

Competitions

Competitions

Enter our competitions for the chance to win a Luminox watch worth £365 and £50 to spend at Cotswold Outdoor.

Walk to the future

The global pandemic has underlined the importance of walking and accessing nature, raising some big questions – and unique opportunities. Mark Rowe considers the implications.

Destination: South Pelion

Plan a trip to the Pelion Peninsula and you’ll find forest-clad mountains, quiet beaches, Mediterranean wildflowers and some of the best hiking in Greece – often along painstakingly restored cobbled donkey trails

The challenge of a lifetime

Despite a rare muscle disease diagnosis, Andrew Wakelin set himself the challenge of walking 210 miles across Wales. Ten years on, this walk has inspired hundreds of other sufferers of the condition to enjoy an annual walking holiday together