Country Walking Magazine brings you brilliant walks and everything you need to enjoy them.
Spanning the length and breadth of Britain, we’ll show you the biggest views, the hidden gems, the sea cliffs and the mountain summits. All our features come complete with superb writing, inspiring photography and step-by-step instructions so you can follow every footpath yourself. And for each walk, we’ll give you brilliant options for accommodation, food and drink, and local visitor attractions, so you can plan every walking adventure to perfection.
Our current and back issues are below…
Country Walking – November 2017£4.30
FREE with the latest issue of Country Walking is a gear test yearbook, featuring 24 pages of the best kit to keep you warm.
This issue is THE guide to the perfect autumn on foot, featuring the best autumn views, walking with Nicholas Crane and a nature spotting ticklist.
PLUS: WIN £1500 of gear, there’s 27 route cards with OS maps and much more!
Welcome to the kingdom of autumn – it’s a walker’s world
Country Walking October 2017£4.30
In this issue:
The Old Ways! What will you find on Britain’s ancient paths?
- Drovers’ Roads of Snowdonia
- Smugglers on the Yorkshire coast
- Pilgrims’ way to Canterbury
- Scotland’s living mountain
- And more…
INSIDE! 27 great new walks to enjoy! Easy to follow, cut-out & carry routes with real os maps
My first Mountain! – First-time hillwalkers share what they learned
Walk behind a waterfall – Discover a magical place behind a sparkling curtain
A forest reborn – 30 years after the great storm
Walk on location – Where the films you love were shot
Soft shell & gillet test – Warmth without the swelter of waterproofs
PLUS Robert Macfarlane – ‘Humans have always been walkers’
Country Walking August 2017£4.30
Country Walking August 2017: the Secret Issue!
Want to know a secret? How about a few dozen? Because the latest issue of Country Walking is stuffed with them. From secret doors in the Lake District through through which those really in the know disappear in high summer, to the coves, bays and beaches you stand a chance of having all to yourself, we’re in the business of delivering you a magical summer on foot. We’ve even found a secret valley in the Peak District that Peak-loving deputy ed Nick (who thought he knew the place inside out) is still in raptures about. We’ve got a guide to walking each of Snowdon’s eight satellites for incredible views the masses miss out on, a round up of the shortcuts and life-hacks that every walker should know, oh and just tons more stuff in an edition we LOVE! Plus there’s our ace free 24-page supplement ‘Better with a Dog’ dedicated to walking with man’s furry, foolhardy, emotionally incontinent best friend!
Country Walking July 2017£4.30
Going abroad this summer? Why?
Never mind which book, record and luxury you’d take – the question is WHICH paradise island would you want to be washed up on? The answer – as the new issue of the UK’s best-selling outdoors magazine will leave you in no doubt – is this one, where beach upon beautiful beach fringes walking country more diverse and delightful than (dare we say it?) any other in the world (we did!). Let us be your guide from the Scilly Isles to Highlands via the county of squires and spires, with 27 new routes, a bonus guide to sleeping outdoors and tests of walking shoes and shorts inside. It’s going to be a wonderful summer!
*Pre-Order your copy now and get it delivered the day it hits the shops!*
Country Walking June 2017£4.30
Country Walking’s new issue is bursting with big adventures on a small scale – walks into wilderness that will set your senses tingling and still see you back in time for tea (or prosecco, or ale, or cake). On hill, on heath, by river and in all corners of the country – we’re believers in the wonder of the one-day expedition and its power to pack your memory with treasures. We’ve also got the full lowdown on a brand new and brilliant 190-mile trail in the peak district, Adam Hart-Davis on whimsical wanderer Heath Robinson, a fun summer spotting ticklist to enliven any walk, Christopher Somerville on rewilding and 27 new walks from Cornwall to the Cairngorms to set summer’s pulse racing. You could also win £1000 of walking gear, and there’s free #walk500miles badges and progress charts to be had. Enjoy!
Country Walking May 2017£4.30
COUNTRY WALKING TURNS 30!
Your once-in-a-generation chance to own this special edition of Country Walking with its hand-illustrated cover, and your chance to claim your totally free #walk500miles badge!
It’s the big one! Country Walking turns 30 this month and we’re celebrating with a very special issue of the UK’s best-selling and fastest-growing outdoors magazine. With a wonderful specially-commissioned illustrated cover, our biggest ever boot test and packed with 30 walks, it features the 15 very best weekends our three decades of existence can lead us to conceive. And to say we’re incredibly excited is an understatement! Full of terrific writing and gorgeous images, it’s the ultimate prospectus for the perfect pastime – an irresistible manifesto for falling in love with country walking. Plus there are some cracking class-of-’87 perms in there too!
Country Walking April 2017£4.30
**MORE STOCK COMING FRIDAY 7TH APRIL!!**
OUR WONDERFUL COUNTRY – A WONDERFUL NEW YOU
It might be the most spectacular and beautiful edition of Country Walking ever! Indeed how could it fail to be when it’s dedicated to the wonders of walking? You won’t be surprised to hear it’s packed with incredible photography and features, but what might is how accessible these cinemascope vantage points are with our accompanying step-by-step walking guides. It’s also the launch of our #walk500miles campaign – which challenges all-comers to change their life by walking 500 miles by the end of summer (or the end of the year). Thanks to our friends The Proclaimers not only is 500 miles the defining unit of awesome, but the required daily mileage takes you right to the scientifically-verified sweet-spot where the amazing health benefits start tumbling in like you’ve hit the jackpot on a feelgood fruit machine. The new issue could also pay you back in ££s thanks to automatically qualifying you for a 15% discount at Cotswold Outdoor. Just present your tablet edition in store and watch the savings roll in. Enjoy!
• SPECIAL ISSUE DEDICATED TO ‘THE WONDERS OF WALKING’
• LAUNCH OF #WALK500MILES, THE EVEN MORE ACCESSIBLE SEQUEL TO THE RECORD-BREAKING #WALK1000MILES CHALLENGE (25K+ PARTICIPANTS)
• EXCLUSIVE 15% DISCOUNT OFF ALL GEAR IN EVERY COTSWOLD OUTDOOR STORE ON PRESENTATION OF THIS ISSUE ONLY
• FREE 32-PAGE SUPPLEMENT: THE GEAR TEST YEARBOOK
Country Walking March 2017£4.30
It’s going to be a great year!
Britain is full of heroes, and you can be one of them with the new issue, dedicated to the people, places and gear that make walking WONDERFUL. We promise you’ll be inspired, and whether it’s to do something as huge as a record-breaking achievement or as humble as climbing Snowdon for the first time; saving a small corner of the country from the scourge of litter, or walking 1000 miles, it all starts with a single step. And if you think you’re just not made of hero stuff, take the British landscape as your example. No great shakes on a global scale, but knockout at inspiring adventure, art and invention. Britain might be little, but we don’t have to be little Britons. Let’s be heroes!
• WIN ONE OF 1000 FREE #walk1000miles BADGES (or order as many as you want!)
• LAST CHANCE TO GET YOUR 2017 PROGRESS TRACKER (your entry ticket to all our competitions)
• FEATURE-PACKED HEROES EDITION
• 27 ROUTE CARDS + OS MAPS
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