Journeys

Tales: Shetland’s farming women

Writer Serena Coady spent one week hiking solo in Shetland, meeting women farmers and discovering that in communities this close no-one knocks

Linking homelessness projects on foot

Phil Le Marquand is currently walking 600km/375 miles from London to Gateshead, all on Slow Ways. We caught up with him

‘Tales from a Slow Way,’ Round 2, winners announced!

Last year we launched "Tales from a Slow Way," a community stories project that enabled us to commission creatives and groups to work together to produce original stories situated around Slow Ways walking routes. We're happy to announce we're now able to support a further ten projects!

Lord Spink is walking the Monster National Park Trail! (plus Review of the Month!)

"A journey of 2,200 miles is achieved with with each individual step," said someone or other, "and by ticking off each Slow Way on the National Park Trail." This week, we spoke to Steven Krambeck, a Slow Ways volunteer and YouTuber who is now into week three of ticking off each route as he slowly but surely makes his way around the entire Trail.

Tales From A Slow Way: Lewes Community FC

Tracing the Lewalf path across the South Downs into Lewes, Fred Garrat-Stanley shines a light on the innovative, community-centred work being done at one of the world’s most progressive non-League football clubs, East Sussex-based Lewes FC

Fresh air, walking and the freedom it all brings

For Eilidh Carr, walking is integral to life in the Outer Hebrides, and local Slow Ways promise an island adventure When I was invited by Slow Ways to be a Story Contributor in 2022...

Slaithwaite to Ripponden by trike

Lucy Keyworth describes the importance of mapping accessibility and how turning back can be part of the journey

The beauty and the treachery of the Cairngorms

Knee-deep snow fields, frozen waterfalls and the warmth of a fire at the end of it all — Jo Bennie shares an account of traversing the invitingly hostile winter Cairngorms In early March, a...