Dan Raven-Ellison

Dan is Slow Ways' Chief Exploration Officer and Founder. Dan's a Guerrilla Geographer, National Geographic Explorer and lives in Exeter.
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Breakthroughs to Sheffield, Birmingham, London, Bristol and Caldicot – verified routes coming together

Walking and watching with great excitement as the network gets snailed! Here comes a trusted, tested walking network.

“Walking not only helps you feel alive, it saves lives.” It’s Earth Overshoot Day, time to get walking

As a planet we are not living within our means, and today is this year's date that humanity has used all the biological resources the Earth is able to regenerate for 2022

Give a walk and help create a monster 3,797km national parks trail this summer!

We've got an ambitious plan to create a 3,797km trail that links all 15 of the UK's national parks – and we'd love your help to bring it to life!

Can we connect all our national parks in one ambitious monster-trail? We’ll need your help!

Help us create an ambitious trail connecting up all of Great Britain's national parks – a perfect mission for summer walking weekends or holidays in national parks

Slow Ways for geography teachers

Calling all secondary geography teachers! Slow Ways is a giant citizen geography project to create a national network of walking routes. Find out how you and your school can get involved.

Stop walking in circles

'Circular walks are almost always for necessity or convenience, but I love the joy of arriving' Slow Ways' founder Dan on his love of A to B

Q&A with David Sanderson, who’s now walked 500 miles of Slow Ways!

To celebrate his century of Slow Ways routes, I reached out to David with some questions. I wanted to find out what makes him tick, what he's planning next and any tips he has for people who'd like to follow in his footsteps.

Where will you go?

Check out this bright and beautiful little animation that celebrates our launch day! To mark the launch of Slow Ways today, thank you very much to Jess Mountfield, freelance animation director, designer and lecturer, for...