'The W.A.S. Way (Walk Around Stroud) is Gloucestershire’s newest way-marked trail. An ambitious 11-mile route, it follows public footpaths around the entire town boundary.'
'Website featuring walks in the English Lake District, routes to the summits of the 214 fells described in the seven volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells by Alfred Wainwright.'
'Wainwright's Way is a journey on foot through Alfred Wainwright's life from Lancashire to the Lakes. This walking guide charts a 126 mile long-distance route linking the place where he was born – a Victorian terraced house in Audley Range, Blackburn – with his final resting place on Haystacks, his heavenly corner of Lakeland.'
Rights of Way Map 'Information displayed when a link is followed is taken from our definitive map which forms the legal record of public rights of way ... The information provided on The Wakefield District Public Rights of Way Map is provided for information purposes only. You should not rely upon it when you make, or refrain from making, any decision or when you take, or refrain from taking, any action.'
'Circular walking route around the Wakefield Metropolitan District, visiting Wintersett Reservoir, Newmillerdam, Woolley, Bretton Hall, Bank Wood, Horbury Bridge, River Calder, Gawthorpe, Bottom Boat, Stanley Ferry, Aire & Calder Navigation Canal, Pontefract Park and East Hardwick.' Ramblers Routes has accessible for Members descriptions of 5 mile or so chunks of the Way. Also the original Link used here seems to have disappeared; so I have replaced it with a Ramblers Yorkshire description of a 'revival' of the Way.
Wakefield Way Douglas Cossar (Ramblers' Association, West Riding Area, 2005)
'Walberton was a flourishing village in Saxon times with a population of 35 men and their families at the time of the Domesday survey. It is situated just to the south of the South Downs. The north-east of the parish, Rewell Wood, is within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ... The village is surrounded by attractive countryside bordering on the South Downs with a number of footpaths that give plenty of attractive walks through woods and farmland, although, to the south, horticultural nurseries have taken an increasing share of the land in recent years.'
Walberton Action Group
'This walk takes in the Lower Bell Pub and Bluebell Hill picnic area and viewing point.'
'Developed by the Welsh Government in partnership with Natural Resources Wales (incorporating the former Countryside Council for Wales), sixteen local authorities and two National Parks. In addition to funding from the Welsh Government and the coastal local authorities of approximately £2 million per year, the European Regional Development Fund has allocated nearly £4 million over four years in support of the project.'
'#walk1000 miles is the walking challenge for everyone, created by the UK's biggest-selling walkers' magazine Country Walking, encouraging you to walk a total of 1000 miles in 2016 – or 12 months from when you sign up. That's an average of 2.74 miles a day – you can do it in your lunch hour! It's an honesty-based scheme and you're free to walk wherever and however you like. We're here to provide motivation, routes and advice, to celebrate your milestones and bring you free content and goodies from our partners. Sign up .. '
'Situated just 15 miles from the breathtaking Causeway Coast and within easy reach of the fabled Glens of Antrim, Ballymoney is one of the North East's finest gems. Easily accessible by both road (A26) and rail, Ballymoney Town is worthy of a retail or leisure outing for local residents and visitors to the area.'
'Here are a collection of walking maps and route guides to help you discover Bolsover District! Keep checking back as will be adding more and more! ...'
Walk Colchester is 'a green community mapping initiative. Its main aims are to record and protect Colchester’s paths, parks, woodland and open spaces, and to promote enjoyable, accessible, informed pedestrianism for walkers of all ages and abilities'.
'This is an exciting walking-inspired programme which sprung into action in May 2014. It aims to encourage people to make local journeys on foot and help make Norwich's streets safe, enjoyable and attractive places to be. This fantastic new city-council led project, and a Healthy Norwich initiative, encompasses several different elements, specifically tailored for people who both live and work in Norwich.'
'Donate to the Walk of Britain and support veterans with physical, mental or social injuries to develop new careers outside the military, re-integrate into society and provide long-term security for themselves and their families.'
'The walk follows the routes of old lanes and trackways which have emerged in a landscape traditionally used for farming, timber and small wood productes, mining and industry. Water has powered grist mills (for grinding corn) from the Domesday survey of 1086 to the scythe and sickle production of the 15th to 19th Century.' [This Outline from Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre]
'Project specifically for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGB and Trans) people to get together to share time, thoughts and the surprisingly amazing walks in and around Bristol. In partnership with Walk for Health Bristol, this Project will bring accessible, gentle and welcoming walking groups to anyone who would like to join.'
'Why not park your car and explore the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site by foot or bicycle? This Leaflet describes a variety of walks and cycle rides from each of the main car parks in the Gorge.'
'To celebrate the 2012 London Olympics, five "Olympic themed" walks were launched in Hampshire to promote the Games and encourage everyone to have a more active lifestyle. The five circular walks, which are spread across the County, represent the iconic five Olympic rings and give you the opportunity to enjoy Hampshire’s beautiful and diverse countryside while also making a positive difference to your health and wellbeing.'
'You could drive or get a bus to Dunham, but take the time to walk or cycle there from Altrincham and you will be rewarded with some fine architecture, fascinating features & blissful views. (There's always the option of getting a bus or taxi back if you start to flag.)'
'The Point marks the end of what is sometimes referred to as the Hartland Peninsula, Devon’s own Land’s End. In the centre of this “last” part of Devon sits the village of Hartland, the ideal centre for exploring this remote corner of the County.'
'The Group has been re-formed and is now self financing thanks to a grant from Flintshire County Council. We have a new constitution and an organising committee but we are still dedicated to providing free led walks in Flintshire (and beyond). We will be maintaining our links to Troedio Clwyd Walks who will concentrate on walks in Denbighshre.'
'Together Parys Mountain and the town and Port of Amlwch form the "Copper Kingdom", one of the most important visitor attractions on the Isle of Anglesey and historically one of the most important in Europe. WalkAmlwch are the official guides to the Copper Kingdom, if haven't seen it with us, you haven't seen it!'
'Explore a wealth of history while walking and cycling around Sandwell. Discover its historic canals and see some fascinating reminders of the area's industrial past.'
'Hadleigh has been designated an Historic Town by The Council for British Archaeology and is included on a short list of 51 towns throughout the country considered to be of national importance. The town has a wealth of old buildings and a few hours spent exploring will prove fruitful for those interested.'
'Malham is a popular village in the Yorkshire Dales on the Pennine Way. The main attractions are the stunning scenery of Malham Cove and Gordale Scar - probably the two most impressive sights in the whole of the Yorkshire Dales and both within easy walking distance of the village as is Janet's Foss Waterfall. '
Access to details of a wide range of Walks around and about Malham.
'Descriptions of (mostly circular) walks in the countryside, close to Rugby and further afield.'
Country Walks in the Rugby Area Jim Watson (Thisway Books, 2009)
'The walks in this guide, none longer than 14km, explore everything from Lancaster's rich urban heritage to the wide open spaces of Morecambe Bay and the Bowland Fells. In between are breezy shorelines, handsome woodlands, gentle pastures and much more ...'
'The newly developed Loch Leven Heritage Trail has awakened interest in Kinross-shire as a walking venue. It provides a wonderful flat, fully accessible route around the majority of Loch Leven. However for those who are prepared to do a little bit of climbing there are tremendous rewards to be found elsewhere around Kinross-shire ...'
'Walkers & Climbers - whether experienced or not - are spoiled for choice here. There are two Munros in the area - Ben More Assynt and Conival, located on the eastern edge of Assynt are popular with the keen mountaineer. But there are many more walks & climbs to suit all ages and abilities – low level walks, coastal strolls, and rock climbing on the sea cliffs or the mountains.'
'Walkers call this county "paradise". Everywhere the grandeur of the scenery speaks to the glory of Cumbria. Welcome to this much-loved land ... So put your walking boots on and visit the beautiful Cumbrian countryside!'
'Nestling in a high valley amidst the Exmoor moorland, Home Place Cottages and Spa is set in five acres of private meadowland with its own lake for you to relax by ... Fresh air, little trafic and natural beauty are all an important part of the spa experience. Exmoor National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty, famous for its red deer and ponies, spectacular scenery and pretty villages which provide an excellent backdrop for walking and riding ...'
Long Distance and Other Named Walks 'Kent is blessed with many long-distance and other named walks. These are listed ... and we hope to provide more information about all of them in due course.'
Other Walks 'We have selected some of our favourite walks and provided detailed route descriptions along with maps and items of interest.'
'Over 500 walks to choose from. Browse the walks and pictures and download a free sample ... Walks will be delivered as PDF files attached to an e-mail ... Prices: £1.50 each up to 5, then £1 each.'
A Guide which 'will take you to 12 wonderful places to explore across Shropshire. Each one provides its own rewards: superb views, wonderful wildlife and fascinating buildings and features from Shropshire's past will be yours to discover. The sites are listed in order of accessibility. The ones at the front of the guide are considered the most accessible. The sites towards the back are more challenging ...'
'This Site contains a selection of walks in Snowdonia along with wet weather ideas, a hill recognition quiz and tips on mountain safety.'
'Bishop's Castle and Clun are excellent centres for exploring the unspoilt hill country of the area – most of it in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Well way marked paths go through many of the hillside and valley villages of the Rivers Clun and Upper Onny, making walking straight from the towns and villages a real pleasure ... Both towns are on Shropshire Way, a short distance from the Offa's Dyke Path, a national trail, and near the pre-bronze age Kerry Ridgeway. The Jack Mytton Bridleway goes through Clun and near to Bishop's Castle.'
'Walking and hiking in the Peak District is blissful at any time of year. Avoid the Sunday afternoon beauty-spot crowds and you'll love it even more. All walks have been created, tried & tested and enjoyed personally by members of the Let's Stay Team ...'
'Walking in central London we can find many places associated with key figures and moments in the making of informal education. Explore them through a virtual (or real) walk.'
'Designed to provide pleasurable walks through wonderful scenery with the minimum of road walking. Each day’s walk starts and finishes in a town or village where refreshments and accommodation can be found. The walks may be done individually by using local bus services.'
'Four self guided, circular walking routes along the River Winterborne with links into medium and long distance routes.'
'Ancient paths, Roman roads, canals and railways criss-cross the landscape, showing the strong links Crewe and Nantwich have with the development of the transport age.'
'We offer the best guided walking tours of Derry-Londonderry all year round. Guaranteed fun, craic and an authentic stroll around Ireland's most historic city.'
Link to a PDF of an attractively produced 36 page brochure with full details of ten Walks across Devon as well as much other useful information about walking in the County of Devon.
'A beginner's guide to safely climbing the highest mountain in England and Wales.'
'The Forest of Bowland together with Pendle was designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1964. Bordering on the Fylde Coast to the west, and the Yorkshire Dales to the east, from the tourist's point of view this area of north Lancashire is often forgotten and bypassed. However, the scenery - a mixture of hill and fell, moorland, woods, rivers and pasture land - is one of continuous beauty ...'
Details of fourteen short walks around and about 'The Bell, Walton-on-the-Hill'.
'Thank you to the Saturday Walkers' Club for this information.'
'These are not conventional walks, with a start point and an end point and a length. Instead they cover an area of Cambridge or a theme, telling you about interesting things to see and more, or less, pleasant roads and paths to walk down. Feel free to construct your own walks round them! There is a map for each walk.'
Dales Rail Trails Tony & Chris Grogan (Skyware Press, 2012)
'The Lakes Line, from Oxenholme to Windermere, runs through a glorious rural area, linking attractive small towns and villages. This is the area covered by these five walks. On either side of the railway lie deciduous woods and rolling pastures, and through these rush or cascade rivers, becks and streams.'
'Martin and Gaynor DeLuchi are proprietors of The Hand at Llanarmon – a country pub with 12 rooms in the village of Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog in North Wales ... Martin teamed up with local archaeologist and illustrator John G. Swogger to produce a series of leaflets, committing some ... recommended walks and drives to paper. These leaflets proved so popular that they decided to publish them as a book ... Copies of the book are made available to guests at The Hand, and copies may be bought from reception for £5.'
Over two dozen walks around and about Farnsfield: the Author has devised one Walk each month starting in October 2012 - and they are numbered accordingly. Use the 'Categories' list - bottom right column - to choose walks associated with particular places within Central Nottinghamshire.
'It’s a simple vision: to plant, protect and preserve a huge broadleaf forest – a place of tranquility and natural beauty that’s open to anyone and planted with the help and support of everyone ... The Forest stretches across the heart of England – from the ancient Forest of Arden, south to the edge of the Vale of Evesham. It’s an area dense in cities, towns and industry. Which is why we’re creating a place to walk under shady canopies and through airy glades, away from the bustle of city life.'
'A series of five leaflets describing walks around the four villages of the parish have been produced to celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee and the 40th Anniversary of the Local History Group in 2002. Each one contains information about the local history, wildlife and landscape that you might encounter on the walk which is characteristic to this part of the Chilterns ...'
'The walks on the site vary from leisurely strolls by rivers and lakes to more daunting day treks taking you to the summits of England's highest mountains. Each walk includes detailed instructions of the route, where to park, length of the walk, grade of the walk with numerous photographs along the way.'
'Dedicated to the super walking areas of Bradford, Calderdale and Kirklees. These three, along with Leeds (which is found in my Leeds and Harrogate section) form the boroughs of West Yorkshire. The county is rightly renowned for its industrial past but it is also a county of excellent walking opportunities ... Altogether the area boasts numerous heritage walks and trails. This site aims to create a comprehensive library of them. You are guaranteed excellent walking in West Yorkshire.'
'This Website has been designed to encourage people living, working and visiting Wrexham, to get outside and enjoy one of the many free walks that are led in and around Wrexham County Borough.'
'Welcome to a walking site devoted to Yorkshire, an area of breath-taking scenery, historic cities, market towns and charming, sleepy villages. The walks on the site vary from leisurely strolls by rivers to more daunting day treks like the 3 peaks walk. Each walk includes detailed instructions of the route, where to park, length of the walk, grade of the walk with numerous photographs along the way.'
'Novelist E. M. Forster thought the Purbeck Hills were the best vantage point from which to survey England at its most beautiful. Corfe Common gives fine castle views and an insight into history, while nearby Hartland Moor is perfect for escaping the rat race in search of tranquility.'
Ten Walks around and about The Vineyard: 'Nestled by the historic Lamberhurst vineyards in the rolling Kent countryside, The Vineyard pub and restaurant is a 17th century inn given a completely new lease of life. Refurbished to a high standard, The Vineyard has a rustic, laid back look created using an eclectic mix of natural materials with sturdy old wood furniture and unique features such as the large bespoke mural - a real link to The Vineyard's surroundings, telling the story of wine-making. Outside you'll discover a large garden ideal for that refreshing summer pint ...'
'Why not try one of our walking trails or cycle rides? Choose from the following areas of interest for more information: Walks - Wallingford town centre; Walks - surrounding area; Wallingford Guided History walk.'
'This walk will take you on a 4 mile walk around Walney Island with the option to extend to 6.8 miles.'
'Spend the day walking and cycling around Walsall and you will be surprised by what you discover. There is something for everyone - from art galleries to parks, gardens and lakes.'
'Walsham-le-Willows is a village in Suffolk, England, located around 4 km south-east of Stanton, and lies in the Mid Suffolk council district. Queen Elizabeth I had granted Walsham-le-Willows to Nicholas Bacon, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, in 1559. Because the village is documented unusually fully in surviving records of the time, the Cambridge historian John Hatcher chose to use it as the setting for his semi-fictionalised account of the effects of the mid-14th-century plague epidemic in England, The Black Death: A Personal History (2008).'
'David Beckham was born and grew up in Waltham Forest and is one of the greatest sportsmen of this generation. The Beckham Trail has been created to offer people the chance to trace his childhood steps, detailing the landmarks that moulded the early years of his life in Waltham Forest.' Unfortunately details of the 'Beckham Trail' as such seem no longer to be online; so I have replaced the Link with a more generic one.
'There are ten individual reservoirs that make up Walthamstow Reservoir, some of them are Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) as they have rich bird habitat and terrestrial fauna. It is internationally recognised for the diverse range of birds that it attracts.'
'Set of four walking trails in and around Walton-on-the-Naze in Essex ... Walton is a traditional seaside town on the east coast, unique in that it is surrounded on three sides by the sea. Its three miles of gently shelving sandy beaches facing south-east stretch from Frinton to the Naze. To the north, the sea sweeps round the Naze into the backwaters, known as Hamford Water, and the Walton Channel stretches right down to Walton Mere, only 300 yards from the main beach. The Naze, as well as being a natural open space, is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) famed for its fossils found in the Red Crag cliffs.'
'Circular walk starting and finishing at Bradley Woods to the West of Grimsby. Originally called the Bradley 20, the walk was renamed in 1990 to commemorate the life and work of James Neville Cole, founder of the Wanderlust Rambling Club.'
'The route description guides walkers from south (East Croydon) to north (the River Thames), but is easy to follow in either direction. We have included estimated walking times for each section.'
Wandle Trail [Rambling Man]
'Through Wanstead Park, where Robert Dudley, the Earl of Leicester, entertained Elizabeth I.'
'Using the historic town of Wantage as a base, explore the villages of the Vale of White Horse on foot and enjoy wonderful views of the countryside along the way'.
Route 1 - 9 miles; Route 2 - 5 miles; Route 3 - 7 miles.
'Commemorate the effects of World War 1 on the homefront by partaking in our specially created World War 1 Shropshire Walk routes. Use the Map ... to see a leaflet for that particular route - each walk has been numbered.'
'A pleasant 2½ hour figure of eight walk between Ware & Hertford along the route of the River Lea. The route is flat and mainly along surfaced paths ... The River Lee Navigation runs a distance of 28 miles from Hertford, through Ware and south to the Thames at Limehouse.'
Ware to Hertford Lock and Back [Abigail Hamilton-Thompson / Ware Online]
'There are many footpaths in Warnham – most well used and clearly marked – covering the whole parish. The Warnham Society – with the financial support of the Parish Council – have produced a map of the footpaths in the village. A copy can be downloaded ... '
'Walking Day is held in high esteem by Warrington people ... Initially, it is understood that mainly members of the Church of England took part, but in 1857 the first record of Roman Catholic scholars joining in with the celebrations of Walking Day was reported in the Warrington Guardian. However, until 1908 the different religious denominations followed a separate route from the Church of England procession. Although in 1909 the same route was used by all denominations, the non-conformists and Roman Catholics did not assemble in Bank Park, nor take part in a march past the Town Hall. Eventually, in 1920 all participants in the procession came together to proclaim a joint acknowledgement of Christianity.'
Latest Date 3 July 2015.
'Created in celebration of one of the Isle of Wight’s most prominent First World War stories; that of General Jack Seely and his horse Warrior - a real-life War Horse.'
'A list of those promoted routes which meet certain criteria and are therefore supported by WCC [Warwickshire County Council]. This may mean that route-specific waymarking is permitted, or that we work in partnership with the promotes of the route. There will also normally be a link from the WCC website ... A Promoted Route is one which has a leaflet, guide book or website describing the route in sufficient detail that a member of the public could follow it with reasonable ease. ' List published March 2011.
'Members of the Forum are appointed by the three authorities to serve a term of either two or three years. The Forum’s membership is made up of people with an interest in the countryside and access, though not necessarily representatives of organisations. Interests that it is hoped to have represented by the Forum include:  walking, cycling, horseriding and recreational motor vehicle use - - - :  landownership and land management - - - :  accessibility - - - :  tourism - - - :  access provision - - - :  relevant professions'
'Explore Edinburgh’s hidden natural asset, the Water of Leith. Flowing for 24 miles from its source in the Pentland Hills, the river winds its way through the heart of our capital to its outflow into the Firth of Forth at Leith.'
'Follows the River Witham from Lincoln to Boston. The mostly traffic free off road route is ideal for cycling and walking. Starting from Lincoln, you are in the shadow of Lincoln Cathedral and finish at the market town of Boston with the famous St Botolph’s Church, known as "The Stump".'
'Looking for waterfall walks in Wales? There are 141 route guides to choose from ... and there are also galleries covering each of the waterfalls I have visited ...'
'High in the Pennines above Wardle village, the area around Watergrove Reservoir includes walking trails with spectacular views, bird watching, fishing and a link to the Pennine Bridleway ...'
Watergrove Reservoir [United Utilities]
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