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Fears England risks losing historical footpaths forever in government U-turn
Walking groups protest as deadline reimposed to register rights of way lost to private landowners

Helena Horton Environment reporter

22, Mar, 2023 @3:35 PM

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A coastal cliff walk to a gourmet pub: Cush, County Cork, Ireland
Soak up wild sea views and rich maritime history, then tuck in at one of County Cork’s best pub restaurants

Colin O’Brien

10, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘It can be transformative’: walking the Pennines with Queer Out Here
Groups like this West Yorkshire LGBTQ+ rambling society are great for health – mental and physical – and provide a reassuring way to meet new people

Ella Braidwood

09, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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I’ve found my dream job – thanks to that nasty fall into wild garlic | Adrian Chiles
Nothing could be more fulfilling than making the countryside safe for walkers. No one should have to risk their neck on a rickety stile, writes Guardian columnist Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

09, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Wild women: the rise of all-female outdoor activity groups
On international women’s day, we celebrate the grassroots groups giving women the confidence to enjoy the great outdoors

Phoebe Smith

08, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Taken for a ride: Forestry England urged to scrap paid-for horse permits
Consultation has raised hopes of an end to ‘discrimination’ in access to off-road routes

Daniel Boffey

05, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Country diary: The holy fountain that’s neither holy nor a fountain
Agnes’ Fountain, Allerford, Somerset: Drip becomes puddle becomes zigzag becomes river. It’s gentle and thriving, but there’s nothing sacred about it

Sara Hudston

02, Mar, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Walking just 11 minutes a day could stop 10% of early deaths, researchers find
Weekly 75 minutes of moderate-intensity activity is half the amount recommended by the NHS

Andrew Gregory Health editor

28, Feb, 2023 @11:30 PM

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The English countryside can still feel off limits to people of colour. We are working to change that | Dan Guthrie
My grandparents moved to Stroud during the Windrush years. I’m proud to still be here, and to share a love of the outdoors, says the writer and film-maker Dan Guthrie

Dan Guthrie

28, Feb, 2023 @3:37 PM

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Country diary: Listening to the lake sing and the trees speak | Amy-Jane Beer
Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland: We camp up by a lough, unprepared for how noisy the landscape can be – especially at night

Amy-Jane Beer

22, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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‘This was happiness – not a permanent state but a vanishing point’: what makes me happy now
Grappling with grief and isolated by the pandemic, Sarah Holland-Batt found in walking through the forest not a jolting giddy happiness but contentment

Sarah Holland-Batt

18, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Country diary: These woods, this hill, are now out of reach | Derek Niemann
Sandy, Bedfordshire: The town fireworks were held in Cox’s Hill every year, but no longer

Derek Niemann

17, Feb, 2023 @5:30 AM

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