UK Walks

Walking across the UK, including canal walks, historical sites, coastal paths and more...


Anne And Friends On Calf Top Summit In 2007 Before It Was Promoted To Mountain Status Cover

Measuring Mountains - What actually IS a summit?

‘New Mountain Found’ scream the newspaper headlines. But surely all the mountains in this country have been discovered long ago: what's new? John Nuttall explains what the headlines are all about and how some intrepid surveyors beat the Ordnance Survey at their own game.

North Wessex Downs

An ancient landscape: the archaeology of the North Wessex Downs

Walking highlights of the North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We explore henges, The Ridgeway, white horses, prehistoric mounds and hill forts.

Exploring Hilbre Island with children

Walking with young children - exploring a tidal island

Exploring the tidal island of Hillbre off the coast of the Wirral in Merseyside with young children. Tips and tricks for how to have a great adventure in the outdoors if you have a young family.

Spring in the Lake District

Spring in the Lake District

Photography essay of the English Lake District in spring. Beautiful images of England's highest mountains at the change of the seasons.

Winter Lake District

Winter in the Lake District

Photoessay on the Lake District in winter.

South Downs

Unforgettable encounters on the South Downs

Kev Reynolds recalls three magical moments from a lifetime's walking on the South Downs.

Walking routes in the Southern Uplands

High time for the Southern Uplands

The delights of day walking in the Southern Uplands: 83 summits in an area as big as the Pennines but wilder and emptier, stretching from the Merrick in Galloway to Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh.

Walking Isle of Man

A wealth of walking on the Isle of Man

Varied walking ideas on the Isle of Man.

Walking on Mull

Wild about Mull

Escape to Mull for winding roads, peaceful glens and a wealth of flowers, birds and other wildlife to enjoy.

Speyside Way wildlife

In search of wildlife on Speyside

Outdoor writer Terry Marsh takes time to get up close to some of the wildlife of the Cairngorms and Speyside regions of Scotland, and discusses how best we can both enjoy and protect our more endangered animals within their native habitat.