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Slow Ways for kids! Yes, they exist!

Summer holidays are here, with all their joys and challenges. Here are our top tips for finding child-friendly Slow Ways

How citizen naturalists use Slow Ways to survey wildlife

What if people walking Slow Ways routes used these pathways as wildlife transects across the country: recording wildlife as they walk and contributing invaluable data to inform the regeneration of our country’s flora and fauna?

Review of the week: a good review for a bad route

Our weekly celebration of volunteers' efforts usually picks up a feel-good review about a walk which went well. This week, we're featuring a good example of how to review a route that isn't suitable for the network.

A guide to Slow Ways jargon

If you’re new to Slow Ways you may be a little confused about some of the terms used on the website and in the community. Here is a handy guide to keep close when navigating the web of Waylists, Snails and Waychecks.

Darren’s top tips for walking

Here are a few things I've learned the hard way, after walking 300km this past year

How to fail at Slow Ways

Good hillwalking requires the right balance of ambition and sense... Hannah reflects on when to give up, and assembles some tips for next time

How NOT to walk!

From wrestling with kissing gates and walking into people, to not staying hydrated and getting lost in the dark, here are some things that make me a less-than-perfect walker

Seeing stuff is really good

Swansea comedian Steffan Alun on what's so great about walking. Spoiler alert: seeing stuff, gossiping, and not having to get on the tube