The countryside is about to burst into life with fresh greens, yellows and blues replacing the muted tones of winter.
Mountainous Kumano is the holy ground of Japan and pilgrims have been trekking there for centuries. Shrines, mist, forests and waterfalls combine to create an entrancing hike
The ‘man who hiked the world’ is an Instagrammer from London who travels the globe in search of great walking routes. Here he picks his favourites in Europe, all under five hours
Go Jauntly is a new walking app that uses photographs rather than maps to guide users on routes around woods and byways. We put it to the test in south London
The British countryside is especially dramatic in winter, and ideal for a walk to blow away the Christmas cobwebs. Ten writers choose their favourites – and pubs to thaw your feet in
An inviting path and a cosy pub or cafe are ingredients for brilliant days out, whether braving the elements in the Highlands, crunching over fresh frost in the Midlands, or squishing through Yorkshire mud
The best winter hikes end up in a warm, cosy pub.
The Hoo peninsula between the Thames and Medway estuaries has a rough-edged beauty, a landscape rich in history and a thriving bird reserve – but this sanctuary near London is under threat from development
Shake off the winter blues and enjoy longer, warmer days on one of these great country walks – all with pub stops – chosen by top British nature writers
St Hilda’s Way is a new 40-mile walking trail across the North York moors to Whitby that takes in the churches inspired by the seventh-century saint