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Five things to try doing while walking

Excuse me, are you walking for leisure or travel? These are the two boxes to tick. But there are hundreds more purposes, and here are five you might not have tried

Eight ways to beat the autumn blues

If you dread the onset of autumn here are some tips for weathering (or even enjoying!) this wild season

‘Tales from a Slow Way,’ Round 2, winners announced!

Last year we launched "Tales from a Slow Way," a community stories project that enabled us to commission creatives and groups to work together to produce original stories situated around Slow Ways walking routes. We're happy to announce we're now able to support a further ten projects!

Destination Slow Ways: twelve adventurous walks worth making the trip

If you fancy a holiday and don’t want to stray too far afield, here are some walks to be enjoyed at a leisurely pace by holidaymakers. You might not use these for transport purposes, but there is value in enjoyment and leisure. That’s not to say they’re all easy; some of these are long routes. But if it’s a serene hike you’re after, they’re there for you, having been reviewed by our trailblazing volunteers. In the true spirit of the “staycation”, we’ve selected walks spread out over the country, in case you're only looking for a day trip.

Transport troubles, limited freedom to roam and knowing where to go: the many barriers to accessing Great British walking

Ingrina was born in Los Angeles and sees Britain as a comparatively easy place to go walking. All is not well however; on a walk from Sevenoaks to Tonbridge, she reflects on the barriers that can prevent people from accessing walking in Britain.

Mending the C-section scars

The caesarean chopped me through the core muscles, felled me like a tree, I felt. The night before I’d been getting myself around the country on public transport, eight months pregnant. I was a mover.

Mountains, midges and secret Lochs: a wild camping trip to Scotland

Although my first experience of wild camping wasn’t ideal, it opened my eyes to a wealth of walking possibilities and I felt a sense of freedom that I have never before experienced.

Park Life: a tune, a festival and a short walk to keep us refreshed

Even a short walk has me feeling reborn in a way, refreshed, a skin sloughed off, and a dawn walk even more so as a new day begins.