Kerry Walker

Travel & food writer, author, photographer, translator. AA Gill Award 2020 finalist

Why the best road trip in Britain is in the Brecon Beacons

It’s just 35 miles long, but for an exhilarating drive the old mountain road up and over Gospel Pass to Hay-on-Wye simply can’t be matched. My road trip feature for the Telegraph.

The beauty of Austria is a surprise – and all the better for it

Austria is on the green list and double-jabbed travellers can now go without having to self-isolate. Don’t hesitate. Read my Telegraph piece here.

Why St Davids is Wales’ rising eco star

Looking at everything from bug restaurants to meadow regeneration, my sustainable feature for The Independent reveals why Britain’s smallest city packs quite a green punch.

Why Pembrokeshire is quickly becoming Britain’s next gourmet hotspot

In this Telegraph feature, I find that multi-course foraged dinners, a solar-powered seaweed kitchen and edible inspects are just a few of the food highlights in this Welsh region.

10 best holiday cottages in Pembrokeshire

West Wales’ loveliest beach houses, coastal cottages and off-grid cabins for Condé Nast Traveller.

You can keep Stonehenge – its Welsh ‘birthplace’ is where the real magic lies

For centuries, experts have speculated that the 5,000-year-old monument hailed from Pembrokeshire’s Preseli Hills. I go in search of some of Britain’s most ancient stones in this piece for the Telegraph.

Could pilgrimages be the next post-pandemic trend?

In this report for National Geographic Traveller, I take a look at how pilgrim routes, already increasingly popular with solo and non-religious travellers, offer a chance to find inner peace and reconnect with the world post-Covid.

Sheep walking in the Brecon Beacons

I try sheep trekking in the Brecon Beacons for this Telegraph piece and find that it’s the perfect way to explore the wet and woolly landscapes of Wales at a slow, relaxing pace.

Wales deserves more respect – its language is as old as the hills and an indelible part of its charm

Grumbles about Welsh flight announcements have reignited divisions. But embracing the language is part of the wonder of a holiday here. My comment piece for the Telegraph.

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