"A journey of 2,200 miles is achieved with with each individual step," said someone or other, "and by ticking off each Slow Way on the National Park Trail." This week, we spoke to Steven Krambeck, a Slow Ways volunteer and YouTuber who is now into week three of ticking off each route as he slowly but surely makes his way around the entire Trail.
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.
Heiba joined Barnet artist and London National Park City Ranger Becky Lyon for a green walk from Brent Cross to Finchley Central, designed to spark a (re)connection with nature and promote more sustainable modes of transport in the borough
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.
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