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...
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Lace up your boots for these hot global hikes, including walks in Nepal, China, Italy and Turkey. From tough terrains to easy strolls, there's something to suit everyone... More
We reveal the best Lake District walks and climbs for every ability level, including hardcore hikes up Helvellyn and Blencathra to easier strolls through Coniston and Thirlmere... More
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Author and journalist Simon Barnes meditates on the blissful benefits of not doing, not searching, not moving, not exploring – just being in a special place, and understanding why it’s special… More
With its pretty alpine villages and wild landscapes, the Alpenwelt Karwendel is perfect for hikers, bikers, skiers…and violinists! Located in Bavaria, it's also very accessible for a short weekend away... More
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