Making routes

A sudden summer arrival in Scotland

Ready for a new challenge Jo Bennie traces a detailed path from Aviemore to Braemar, Scotland — a challenging route coming to life in the summer warmth Avibra one goes by the high mountain pass...

Help create a monster 3,873km national parks trail – summer update

Last year we embarked on an extremely ambitious plan to create a trail that links all 15 of the UK’s national parks, the world’s first National Park City and a string of national landscapes via walking routes– with your help we have made some incredible progress!

Slaithwaite to Ripponden by trike

Lucy Keyworth describes the importance of mapping accessibility and how turning back can be part of the journey

Making improvements to the Slow Ways network

Some places and routes are being added and some removed, to break up long routes and make some new connections This is an important notice to let you know that we’re making some improvements...

Be part of the Great Slow Ways Summer Waycheck!

Join us for a new national tradition: checking and rechecking Slow Ways walking routes across the country, throughout the week of midsummer

What was Beating the Bounds?

For many people in Britain in times gone by, the village in which you were born was likely to be where you lived and died: you would be baptised, married and buried in the same church.

‘Tales from a Slow Way’ winners announced!

From the incredible 250 applications we received we are delighted to announce the 10 who we will be part of our upcoming programme

Dartmoor and you: land access rights around the UK

The right to wild camp has been lost on Dartmoor, or rather, the High Court has decreed, we never had it in the first place. Previously known as the only part of England where wild camping was allowed, on 13th January it was decreed that the 1985 Dartmoor Commons act only allowed users to pass through, not stay overnight in, Devon's largest National Park.