To mark the 50th anniversary of the US national trails system, six hikers and outdoor writers pick their favourite routes across the American wilderness
This rugged, now uninhabited landscape of remote lochs and ancient woodland has an austere beauty and reminders of Bonnie Prince Charlie, crofters and Vikings
The entire British landscape is reborn in spring.
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
With abseiling, ziplining over a river, rafting and hikes, a two-night camping adventure in the south Wales national park proves energy-sapping – and boundless fun
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