The idea that human activity threatens nature, and that it is important to protect wild places, dates back to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution.
Poems sing to us that life really matters, now.
The great walker and poet can give us much to ponder and marvel at on our daily jaunts
Different and contradictory versions of the poet have existed since the first literary tourists went looking for his legacy.
For centuries, readers have written in the margins of their books to indicate admiration, disagreement or inspiration. Plath was no different.
Dorothy Wordsworth’s ambitious walking practices helped to encourage female mountaineers to follow in her footsteps.
The Romantics - including poets William Blake and William Wordsworth - lived in the 18th century, but their passionate ideas about imagination and nature are still influential today.
For those who are finding the social distancing isolating, here are some lessons from ancient hermits, who often found joy in being alone.