Finding the middle of nowhere: hiking to Scotland’s great wilderness | Travel

It started with a warning: “Weaklings and novices must expect to perish.” Guidebook writer Alfred Wainwright…

Peak cabin: a fire-spotter’s lonely vantage point in Washington state | Travel

A few years ago, I travelled to the Cascade mountains of Washington state to research fire…

I walk around London at midnight – with my father’s ghost for company | Barbara Nadel | Travel

The magic takes hold as soon as I step into All Hallows by the Tower churchyard.…

More than 49,000 miles of paths lost from maps in England and Wales | Life and style

More than 49,000 miles of footpaths are missing from modern maps in England and Wales and…

I walked the perimeter of Britain – in pictures | Travel

I set off from the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral on 17 April 2015, walking east…

Study reveals world’s most walkable cities | Cities

The world’s most walkable cities include London, Paris, Bogotá and Hong Kong, according to a report.…

Walk back in time: four historic hikes in England’s woodlands | Travel

Garbutt Wood and Sutton Bank, North Yorkshire From the visitor centre at Sutton Bank, wooden fingerposts…

Military manoeuvres: great walks across Ministry of Defence land | Travel

A path through the woods passes a monument to CTR Wilson, a Nobel prize-winning physicist, and…

Fjord focus: is Norway’s friluftsliv the answer to surviving a second lockdown? | Fashion

First things first, let’s tackle the pronunciation. “It’s free-luftz-leev,” says Lasse Heimdal, repeating the word four…

Walking back to happiness – in south Devon’s hidden places | Travel

I am a cautious walker. Not on account of the terrain or incline but, since lockdown,…