Walking is more than just a way of getting exercise. It’s a means of slowing down, admiring the scenery, getting close to wildlife and meeting the locals. You can connect with the world in a way you can't in a car, reaching hidden spots that modern transportation could never take you to.
Whether you want a short stroll around a city or a heart-pumping trek through the wildest landscapes on earth, we've got you covered.
Read on for the Wanderlust guide to the world's best walks...AND download your FREE guide here.
— Lyn Hughes, Wanderlust founder and editor-in-chief
— Emma Gregg, Travel writer
— Kate Humble, author and presenter
Whether you're hiking in the high Himalayas or strolling beside a stream in the Peak district, one thing remains true: the walking gear you choose can make or break the experience. Read on for our round up of the best walking gear, guaranteeing comfort and durability no matter where your hike takes you...
Picking one single country to visit can be a challenge – so why not cross a few borders while you’re away? These trips pack in a glut of different cultures, food and experiences... More
With its glorious lakeside location, surrounding billow of mountains and enchanting old streets, stay for a while in Lucerne, to drink in its charms and to uncover some of its hidden corners... More
Locals call the Yorkshire Dales 'God's Own', and on these walks you'll see why. Expect epic craggy peaks, vibrant green farmland and purple heather-carpeted moorlands that go on forever... More
Home to pretty villages, ancient woodlands, heath and salt marshes, New Forest and Hampshire offer some of the most diverse walks in England. You can even follow in the footsteps of Jane Austen... More
Otherworldly red-rock canyons, raging whitewater rapids, snow-dusted mountains and coral-pink sand dunes: Utah is truly one of the planet’s greatest natural playgrounds. Here are the best 10 adventures... More
Recently found to be one of the most expensive places in the world, the price may put some travellers off Singapore. But with parks, hikes and public art, some of the best things to do here are free... More
Off the travel radar for a variety of reasons, these countries are back – and ready to reward travellers with epic landscapes, vibrant culture and crowd-free attractions. Here are their top trips... More
From a snow-capped gentle giant in Antarctica to a fire-spitting monster in Japan, these photos of the world's highest volcanoes will remind you of the power and beauty of these ancient landmarks... More
Author Ailsa Ross has lived in all three of its mountain national parks: Banff, Waterton Lakes, and now Jasper. She reveals the hidden gems that only locals know about for you to explore... More
Famous for its cake, wine and Cristiano Ronaldo’s right foot, the Portuguese island of Madeira offers year-round adventure. Here's what to see and do while you're there... More
Utah has no shortage of wild places, from its astounding Mighty 5® national parks to its 44 lesser-known (but no less deserving) state parks. Discover the best places for hiking in Utah... More
From hiking up volcanoes and sniffing out fragrant forest flowers, to spotting marine life in the sparking waters and cheeky lemurs in the trees, here's the very best things to do on the Comoros Islands... More
These tropical islands, including Seychelles, Anjajavy and Reunion, are the stuff dreams are made of: white sand beaches, verdant interiors and a vibrant local culture. Check out the best trips for each... More
Explore the lochs, Munros and monsters of the Scottish Highlands, your ‘Top UK Destination’ in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards... More
England’s north-east is a dream region for walkers. From bracing coastal trails to a coast-to-coast trek along Hadrian’s Wall, there’s a path to suit every mood and every level of ability... More
Tick off iconic national parks, discover the red-rock majesty of Utah's All-American Road or wind your way between petroglyphs, hoodoos and dinosaur bones. These are 10 of Utah's most impressive drives… More
Our Wanderlust experts have selected the cream of the upcoming 2019/2020 solo travel-friendly tours, that avoid you having to stump up the dreaded single supplement… More
A week is never enough on the nature island, but if that is all the time you have, here is the best way to spend your time…. More
Go the extra mile with Marie Curie and sign up to these charity treks, taking you across America’s wild west, to the peaks of East Africa, to the heart of China and to Spain’s ancient north... More
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