August 2016 Issue


Coastal walking in Andalucia

Where Sierra and Costa meet: The Coastal Footpaths of Andalucia

Guy Hunter-Watts, expert of the region, takes us through the incredible coastal walking to be found in Andalucia, the rich and varied land of southern Spain. He describes the wildlife, gentle walks and a tough climb up La Maroma.

The Camino Aragon

Trekking the Camino Aragon

The Aragon Route is a side arm of the Camino de Santiago or Way of St James in Spain. Most pilgrims take the Camino Frances from St Jean Pied de Port to Santiago de Compostela. Aragon is a quieter alternative start to the main route.

Ben Lomond View

Unfinished business on the West Highland Way

The West Highland Way takes a relatively easy 154.5km (96 mile) route from Milngavie, a little to the north of Glasgow, to Fort William in the highlands, where it meets the western end of the Great Glen Way. Lesley Williams of Cicerone tells her personal story of the walk.

Langdale Pikes

Summer in the Lake District

Photographer Andrew Clayborough gets out into the Lake District in the beautiful summer weather. Here he takes a walk up Mellbreak above Buttermere.

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.

GR5 accommodation

Trekking the GR5 from the North Sea to the Mediterranean - Logistics

Third and final article in the series, covering the logistics of trekking the GR5 long distance hiking trail. The route goes from the North Sea to the Mediterranean through The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France and parts of Switzerland.