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Walks Around Britain

49 EpisodesProduced by Walks Around BritainWebsite

Welcome to Walks Around Britain.We're here to get you out walking. Every month on our podcast we've got audio walks, outdoor news & views, interviews, gear & kit reviews and area walking guides - inspiration for your next walking trip right here. - sponsored by Travall ( .… read more

49 Episodes | 2010 - 2020

37: Fiona Russell on surviving lockdown as an outdoor writer and Oliver Smith on Snowdon

November 26th, 2020

Andrew White chats to the creator of the Fiona Outdoors website - Fiona Russell - about surviving lockdown when you are an outdoors writer and …

36: "Behind The Lens" with outdoor photographer Jon Sparks

November 18th, 2020

In the first of an occasional series "Behind The Lens", Andrew talks to Jon Sparks about how he got into outdoor photography, and talks us through the story behind three of his favourite photographs.

The images talked …

35: Favourite walks with Cumbrian Rambler Beth Pipe and TV travel presenter Alex Outhwaite

November 10th, 2020

Andrew White chats to the writer and broadcaster Beth Pipe - otherwise known as Cumbrian Rambler - about her writing career, her love of the outdoors and gets her favourite walks in Cumbria. And TV travel presenter Alex …

34: New Walks Around Britain Presenter Vikki Lee and trying to save the planet with Kate Rawles

October 8th, 2020

Andrew White chats to one of the new presenters of Walks Around Britain - Vikkie Lee - to discover more about her walks and love of the great outdoors. And writer, lecturer and environmental campaigner Kate Rawles talks …

33: The England Coast Path with Stephen Neale and buying your own campsite with Sioned Bannister

August 19th, 2020

Andrew White discovers about the history of the soon-to-be-opened England Coast Path with the writer Stephen Neale and what is it like to change your …

32: The Outdoor Trade Show 2019

August 5th, 2020

Andrew White visits the Outdoor Trade Show - not in 2020, but in 2019. With 2020's event cancelled, Andrew dips into the library to find the interviews we did from 2019's Outdoor Trade Show.

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31: Discovering Jersey and the Isles of Scilly

July 22nd, 2020

Andrew White visiting two island communities - Jersey and the Isles of Scilly.
On Jersey, Andrew talks to Derek Hairon from Jersey Walk Adventures

30: The Legacy of Lockdown on walking and 365 Days Wild with Lucy McRobert

July 7th, 2020

Andrew White talks about what the legacy of the Covid-19 lockdown in 2020 might be, with adventurer Jason Rawles and wildlife storyteller Lucy McRobert discusses all things nature with her book "365 Days Wild".

Lucy's …

29: Caravan & Motorhome Show 2020 and Discovering Alderney

June 3rd, 2020

Andrew White visits the Caravan & Motorhome Show 2020 and Martin Batt talks to Andrew about the nature & history of the Channel Island of Alderney, and what it has in store for walkers.

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The Walks Around Britain Podcast is back!

January 4th, 2019

After a break of 2 years, the monthly Walks Around Britain is back - from the 30th October 2019.

For more details, visit our website at

Every edition of Walks Around Britain is …

28: Paul Rose on his South West Coast Path TV series, Mary-Ann Ochota on her new book and Gary Holpin on his SWCP book.

November 16th, 2016

Andrew White talks to writer Gary Holpin about his South West Coast Path book, presenter & writer Mary-Ann Ochota chats about her book "Hidden …

27: Interviews from Crufts 2015, Monty Halls' coastal walks, The Ramblers' Benedict Southworth on the England Coast Path and Bill Bailey on lungworm

February 18th, 2016

Andrew White visits Crufts 2015, TV broadcaster Monty Halls describes his favourite coastal walks with his dog Reuben, The Ramblers' Benedict Southworth chats about the England Coast Path and comedian Bill Bailey …

26: Ramblers Scotland smartphone app, 10 years of BBC Two's Coast and Paul Rose on the Pennine Way

July 25th, 2015

Andrew White talks to Ramblers Scotland about an app for non-walkers, the 10th anniversary of BBC Two's Coast and adventurer Paul Rose on his series …

25: Wildcamping with Mark Gilligan and Julia Bradbury on family camping and walking

June 9th, 2015

Photographer Mark Gilligan on first first wild camp in the Lake District and TV presenter Julia Bradbury talks to Andrew White about Wainwright …

24: Walking the Pennine Way and repairing the moorlands of the Peak District and the South Pennines

November 11th, 2014

Andrew White talks to walker Rose Hakin and writer Damian Hall about their experiences of the Pennine Way and Andrew discovers the work being done to repair the moorlands of the Peak District and the South Pennines.


23: Coast and Coast Australia

July 15th, 2014

Andrew White has a special edition dedicated to the popular long-running series Coast. Emma Johnston joins Andrew from Sydney to talk about Coast …

22: An interview with Terry Abraham

May 12th, 2014

A longer version of Andrew White's interview with film-maker Terry Abraham upon the world première of his latest film "Life of a Mountain : Scafell Pike"

The Walks Around Britain podcast is presented by Andrew White.

For …

21: Countryfile Magazine Awards

May 1st, 2014

Andrew White has an in-depth look at the winners of the Countryfile Magazine Awards with the editor of Countryfile Magazine, Fergus Collins.


20: Exmoor Moor Rover bus, Discovering the Eden Valley and Terry Abraham on filming the Scafells

February 2nd, 2014

Andrew White discovers how to see more of the Moor in Exmoor with the Moor Rover, we discover more of the delights of the Eden Valley and film-maker Terry Abraham tells us about filming in the Lake District.

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19: Isle of Man Walking Festival, The Ladybird Guide to GPS and Alan Hinkes on his new book

January 1st, 2014

Andrew White chats to Sue Dennis about the Isle of Man Walking Festival and her business Lots of Legs Walking Holidays, we have a Ladybird Guide to …

18: Walking along the Caledonian Canal, 100 years of HF Holidays and Jim Dixon on the Peak District National Park

December 1st, 2013

Andrew White discovers the great walking along the Caledonian Canal in Scotland; we talk to Steve Backhouse about the centenary of HF Holidays and …

17: The Ramblers' Kate Ashbrook, Dave Mycroft & Gareth Jones' Peak District and Chris Townsend on long-distance trails

November 2nd, 2013

Andrew White talks to Kate Ashbrook - the president of the Ramblers' on their latest campaign; Dave Mycroft and Gareth Jones talk about walks in the Peak District and Chris Townsend ventures further afield on his …

16: MyOutdoors' editor Dave Mycroft, repairing paths in the Yorkshire Dales, an introduction to Troutbeck and Monty Halls recent adventures

April 11th, 2013

Andrew White talk with the Managing Editor of MyOutdoors, Dave Mycroft; we look at what's involved in repairing the footpaths we walk on in the …

15: A walk to Mam Tor, Andy Leader's Holmfirth Photography, Exmoor & Tom Heap on nettles

March 4th, 2013

Author Peter Naldrett takes us on a walk to the top of Mam Tor in the Peak District, Andrew White discovers the inspiration behind the photography of …

14: 40th Anniversary of the South West Coast Path, Tripbod and Everest The Old Way

February 2nd, 2013

Andrew White discovers all about the Great South West Walk event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the South West Coast Path, Sally Broom tells us about Tripbod and John Driskell recounts one of the first documented …

13: Recommendations for walking, 40th anniversary of the C2C, walking in wild Scotland and Cameron McNeish on Cape Wrath

January 1st, 2013

Andrew White discovers the recent recommendations for walking from NICE, the 40th anniversary of the Coast to Coast route, tips for walking in wilds of Scotland from Stevie Cristie and Andrew talks to Cameron McNeish …

12: Christmas gift ideas for Walking and Outdoor people

December 14th, 2012

Edition 12 of the Walks Around Britain podcast is a special dedicated to helping you with Christmas with some top gifts ideas for walking and outdoor people.

The Walks Around Britain podcast is presented by Andrew White.

11: Dean Read's Kinder Scout, Roly Smith, Best South West Dog Walk and Diane Youdale

December 6th, 2012

Blogger Dean Read takes us on a hike over Kinder Scout, writer Roly Smith tells Andrew White about his new anthology of writings through the years …

10: Brownsea Island, Fell Care Days in the Lake District and Alan Hinkes

November 1st, 2012

Writer and blogger Karen Guttridge takes us on a trip to Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour, we take a day volunteering on a Fell Care Day in the Lake …

9: The Chines of Bournemouth, Buxton Adventure Festival, the Hay Walking Festival and Sarah Howcroft on Rohan & ROG

October 1st, 2012

Writer and blogger Karen Guttridge takes us on a walk around The Chines of Bournemouth, we preview the new Buxton Adventure Festival and the Hay Walking Festival - both happening in October - and the co-founder of …

8: Wastwater Photography, the National 3 Peaks and Cameron McNeish

September 7th, 2012

Andrew White gets an insight into the inspiration behind Wastwater Photography, Mark Brigham tells us about his National Three Peaks adventure and walking expert Cameron McNeish explains to Andrew how he got into …

7: Tanya Oliver's Ashdown Walk, National Park Week, Flying over the Peaks and Christopher Somerville

August 2nd, 2012

Tanya Oliver takes walk around Ashdown Forest in Sussex, Andrew White takes a look at National Parks Week. he takes a flight over the Dark Peak reservoirs with Central Helicopters and chats to walking writer Christopher …

6: Tanya Oliver's Sussex, Stuart Jessup's England Walk, Merino and Kate Humble

July 2nd, 2012

Writer & blogger Tanya Oliver introduces us to the county of Sussex; Andrew White discovers an interesting insight into the background and aims of Stuart Jessup's epic 2,600 mile walk around the edge of England. …

5: LVS Ascot Munro Challenge, Tubular Fells & MunrOverground maps

June 1st, 2012

A team of Sixth Formers attempt to bag some Munros and Andrew White finds out about a new map about the Munros - and it's older Lake District cousin. …

4: Social Hiking, Sponsored Walks, Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival and Tristan Gooley

May 17th, 2012

Gareth Jones is on top of a mountain using Social Hiking - and its creator Phil Sorrell tells Andrew White all about the site. There's two sponsored …

3: Wales Coastal Path, National Parks' Photo Competition, May Walking Festivals and Mike Harding & Fiona Reynolds at Kinder 80

May 1st, 2012

Andrew White talks to Angela Charlton, Director of Ramblers Cymru, about the Wales Coastal Path, learns about a great photographic competition in the UK's National Parks and two walking festivals in May, and interviews …

Podcast Extra - Kinder 80 celebrations at Edale

April 26th, 2012

Andrew White reports from outside the Moorland Centre at Edale with the speeches which launched the 80th anniversary of the mass trespass on Kinder …

2: The Bald Explorer, April's Walking Festivals and Pauline Sanderson

April 1st, 2012

Andrew White chats to Richard Vobes - The Bald Explorer - as he explores Britain, he learns about three walking festivals in April and talks with …

1: Isle of Man, Webtogs and Ed Byrne

March 1st, 2012

Edition 1 of the Walks Around Britain podcast features walking around the Isle of Man, some exciting new gear for Spring/Summer 2012 from Webtogs and an interview with comedian and hill-walker Ed Byrne.

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Mini Podcast 6 - How we film our walking videos

September 21st, 2011


Edition 6 of the podcast sees Andrew talk about how we go about making our famous walking videos, the equipment we use and how long it takes from start to finish.

Leah's Mam Tor walk commentary

April 16th, 2010


A version of the narration from Leah Hather of her walk to Mam Tor in the Peak District.

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