Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in pilgrimage; journeying on foot. Now that it is open to all – religious or not – how can it help connect us with deep meaning, the land and each other?
From a scarred, post-industrial landscape to thriving woodland packed with wildlife and economic opportunities alike: Meera Dattani laces up her boots to explore the National Forest Way
El Hierro is the Canary Island that no one knows about. It’s authentic, undeveloped and for years was considered the end of the known world. Aaron Millar checks it out
Travel operator Headwater, which is supporting Positive Travel, uses a scoring system to help people find the most sustainable walking and cycling holidays – giving sustainable travel a more [...]
Outside of the ski season, summer in the Austrian Alps offers holiday bargains, empty mountains and, if you’re so inclined, therapeutic naked saunas. Claudia Cahalane straps on her walking boots [...]
Trekking the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route in the sacred Kii Mountains of Japan, Aaron Millar is absorbed by stunning scenery, peaceful solitude, fascinating tradition, and Shugendo Buddhism’s [...]
The Welsh government have announced plans to make it a legal requirement for local councils to provide and maintain cycle and walking routes
Adam Weymouth journeyed on foot from England to Turkey and found that walking, with an attitude of openness, offered a unique understanding and experience of the world