Making routes

Help Zoë and Falco mule-proof their route

Can you help mule-proof their route? Zoë Bicât and Falco are walking from Oxford to Loch Lomond, raising awareness and money for the Stop Ecocide campaign

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.

See Slow Ways on Countryfile? Find out how to get started with us!

Slow Ways volunteers were joined by Countryfile presenter Ellie and the film crew for a wet and wondrous walk from Warwick to Leamington Spa. Read on for a step-by-step guide to getting involved

Join the next Slow Ways National Swarm / Ymunwch â’n Penwythnos Prysur Cenedlaethol

Up for an adventure with purpose? Join our next National Slow Ways Swarm!

Swarm stories #1

2424km / 1500 miles walked all over Great Britain in one weekend! Here are some of the stories of our first ever National Slow Ways Swarm

The hack day where it all began

Seventy people came together to design an idea that would – hopefully – change the way people feel about the land beneath their feet. As with the best ideas, it started with people-power. Photographer Ben Darlington was there to capture it

Michael Tormey: How off-road are Slow Ways routes, really?

Slow Ways walking routes are designed to be as off-road as possible... but what proportion of them really are off-road? And does it matter?

Michael Tormey – How direct are the Slow Ways routes, really?

My name is Michael Tormey. I’m originally from the United States, but I’ve spent the past year studying for an MSc in Transportation Planning and Engineering at the University of Southampton. For my Masters dissertation, I’ve been looking into how and where we can focus efforts to continue improving the Slow Ways network of walking routes. Read all about my analysis here.