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Wythnos o gerdded yng Nghymru

17th May, 2022 by Hannah Engelkamp

Welsh/Cymraeg: Tim Ryan sy’n hen gyfarwydd â cherdded pellter mawr yn defnyddio Slow Ways i gynllunio ei daith gerdded wythnos o hyd o Gaerdydd i Aberystwyth

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Walk a week in Wales

17th May, 2022 by Hannah Engelkamp

Long distance walker Tim Ryan has pioneered a version of the Cambrian Way on 19 consecutive Slow Ways, across spectacular landscape from Cardiff to Aberystwyth

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What is Slow? What are Ways?

3rd May, 2022 by Hannah Engelkamp

What should Slow Ways translate as in Welsh? And what about Scottish Gaelic? Or Cornish? Polish or Punjabi? Before we begin, we need to think about what Slow and Ways really mean

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What can we learn from listening to the land?

21st December, 2021 by Guest

What do you hear when you listen to the land? Thinkers and activists from India, the UK, Finland and Ghana speak about the importance of walking journeys to their relationships with nature.

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Q&A with David Sanderson, who's now walked 500 miles of Slow Ways!

24th November, 2021 by Dan Raven-Ellison

To celebrate his century of Slow Ways routes, I reached out to David with some questions. I wanted to find out what makes him tick, what he's planning next and any tips he has for people who'd like to follow in his footsteps.

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Michael Tormey: How off-road are Slow Ways routes, really?

10th September, 2021 by Guest

Slow Ways walking routes are designed to be as off-road as possible... but what proportion of them really are off-road? And does it matter?

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In the news - Slow Ways articles

7th June, 2021 by Cristie Moore

Slow Ways has been in the news in recent weeks. Click on each to read more.

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‘Slower Way of Walking’

7th June, 2021 by Cristie Moore

Article in Strider, Magazine of the Long Distance Walking Association, April 2021, by Rob Bushby, Slow Ways (and an LDWA Red Rose 100 finisher in 2015) Readers of Strider probably need no encouragement to walk further. Longer Distance Walking Association, anyone? You’ll know that Great Britain has lots of paths, trails and ways. Across the LDWA membership you’ve probably walked most if not all of them...

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