Industrial Archaeology

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Distance (miles)6
Starting fromAber Valley
Overview

'The Aber Valley, which was originally part of Glamorgan, but now in its post-mining era is part of the County Borough of Caerphilly, is made up of Abertridwr village and the more northerly village of Senghenydd both original mining communities with an extensive history of events that made the Valley what it is today. The valley has subsequently been in decline since the closure of the pits, the major employer in the area for over a century. This has continued, exacerbated by the economic decline within the valley itself ...'

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Aber Valley Heritage Group

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www.visitambervalley.com/get-active/shaw-wood-audi...

Distance (miles)5
Starting fromAlfreton
Overview

'Take a walk along this three hour audio trail and discover fascinating tales of young love and sibling rivalry and how the coal mining industry of the area made the Palmer-Morewood wealthy landowners ... The audio trail contains short excerpts taken from a series of interviews with local people who have knowledge and memories of places along the route.'

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Visit Amber Valley

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www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/g...

Navigate the Website>>> Arch Way [PDF]
Distance (miles)11
Starting fromSouth Shirebrook
Overview

'The Archaeological Way programme is aiming to develop an 11 mile (18.5km) multi-user trail between Pleasley Pit Country Park and Creswell Crags, to provide a key missing section of the Derbyshire - Nottinghamshire trails network. Phase 1, from South Shirebrook to Poulter Country Park, was opened to the public in spring 2015.'

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www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/ashby-woulds-her...

Distance (miles)4
Starting fromMeasham
Overview

'Now forming part of the new National Forest, this area was once an industrial landscape, ravaged by mining. The route runs from Measham to Moira passing through countryside which is rich in social and industrial history ...'

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Visits to the Website1005
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www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=34

Distance (miles)6
Starting fromSeggiehill, near Balmullo
Overview

'The development of roads was significantly advanced in Medieval Scotland by the increased hegemony of the church. This road was probably in existence before 1200 but around this time it was appropiated and developed by the monks in Balmerino Abbey to facilitate the transport of stone from Nydie quarry for the improvement of the Abbey.'

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www.visitambervalley.com/get-active/walking-and-ri...

Navigate the Website>>> Belper - Blackbrook
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromBelper
Overview

'This walk allows a wider view of the influence and heritage created by the Strutt family in Belper. Starting and ending with close views of the cotton mills, much of the walk passes through farmlands previously owned by the family. These produced fresh meat, milk and vegetables for employees to purchase through the employer to help maintain their health.'

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www.walkingenglishman.com/leedsharrogate13.htm

Distance (miles)9
Starting fromPateley Bridge
Overview

'This walk is a lovely wander around the Pateley Bridge area. It is also a fascinating history lesson. The walk starts in the town and takes us to the lovely Fishpond Wood near Bewerley. We then head west over deep green meadows covered in swathes of buttercup and vetch. Eventually we arrive at the edge of Coldstones Quarry at Greenhow. Coldstones is a working quarry with accommodation for a viewing of modern quarrying techniques should you wish to visit. Our walk takes us past the quarry and round Bewerley Moor to visit old lead workings at the disused Cockhill and Providence Mines ...'

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Bewerley Moor and The Coldstones Cut [Happy Hiker]

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www.visitblaenavon.co.uk/en/VisitBlaenavon/ThingsT...

Starting fromBlaenavon
Overview

'A number of walks have been created to help you discover the hidden corners of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site. These take you from the Bronze Age, through the Industrial Revolution and into a landscape and history that inspired the author Alexander Cordell.'

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www.stourporttown.co.uk/Discovery_Trail2.pdf

Navigate the Website>>> Stourport Canal Basins Discovery Trail Part 1 | Part 2 [PDFs]
Distance (miles)1
Starting fromStourport-on-Severn
Overview

'Much of Stourport-on-Severn's Georgian architecture has survived from the late 1700s wile other towns have been much altered by redevelopment. The reason was simple: Stourport's key role in linking the Black Country with the River Severn navigation was stolen by a newer canal, the Worcester & Birmingham, which provided a shorter route less affexted by vagaries in the Severn's summer water level ...'

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www.bristolfloatingharbour.org.uk/harbour-trails/h...

Starting fromBristol Floating Harbour
Overview

'The extent of Bristol’s Floating Harbour – nearly eight miles of water across three miles of the city – makes for a tremendously varied landscape. This Booklet [PDF] describes several trails that walkers and cyclists can follow alongside all of these waterways. We encourage you to explore for yourselves the byways and mysteries that this unique feature of Bristol offers.'

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Bristol Floating Harbour

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www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=276

Distance (miles)8
Starting fromBuckie
Overview

'This promoted route is newly sign-posted with yellow waymarker discs showing a fishwife logo, and an excellent leaflet [PDF] is also available locally. We are informed that the route is very accessible and can be walked using a bus service between Keith and Buckie.'

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www.medlockvalley.org.uk/Sites/MedlockValley/Objec...

Distance (miles)4
Starting fromClayton Hall
Overview

''Medlock Valley runs through the heart of East Manchester, running east to west through Clayton Vale, Philips Park, SportsCity, Holt Town, Medlock Outlook, Lower Medlock through the City Centre to join the Irwell at Castlefield.' [From the Website - albeit last updated in 2009 - which gives access to a wide variety of useful background information on the area.]

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Medlock Valley Way [LDWA]

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www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/clywedo...

Distance (miles)6
Starting fromMinerva Lead Mines, Coedpoeth
Overview

'Runs from Minera Lead Mines to King’s Mill. It is an easy to follow waymarked path along the river helping you to enjoy the natural beauty of this peaceful valley and uncover its rich history.'

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Visits to the Website891
Views of 'Full' Record1648

www.oliverscornwall.co.uk/trails.html

Navigate the Website>>> Copper Trail
Distance (miles)60
Starting fromMinions
Overview

'The Copper Trail was devised and researched by Mark Camp.  The full trail guide is available from good local bookshops ... Mark Camp is known as an authority on Bodmin Moor.  In 2005, he excelled himself with a continuous 60 mile trail around the moor, which he calls the Copper Trail, appropriately since Minions and Caradon Hill were once the centre of a great copper mining boom.'

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Visits to the Website737
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www.cornwall.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/conse...

Overview

'On 13th July 2006 select mining landscapes across Cornwall and west Devon were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, placing Cornish mining heritage on a par with international treasures like Macchu Picchu, the Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China. Come and see how Cornish Mining shaped your world ...'

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The Mineral Tramways [Cornwall Council] \ Mining Villages Trail Project

Area
Visits to the Website624
Views of 'Full' Record1240

www.crossingthepennines.co.uk/map.html

Distance (miles)8
Starting fromSlaithwaite
Overview

'Members of the Milestone Society are leading a group of local community organisations in establishing the "Crossing the Pennines" Heritage Trail in the scenic valley of the River Colne in Yorkshire. Our trail showcases the travel and transport history that shaped the West Riding ...'

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The Milestone Society

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www.southglos.gov.uk/Documents/The%20Dramway.pdf

Distance (miles)9
Starting fromCoalpit Heath
Overview

'The Dramway Path is a 9-mile linear walk that follows sections of the route of a nineteenth century tramway which carried coal from Coalpit Heath in the Bristol coalfield down to the River Avon.'

Visits to the Website953
Views of 'Full' Record2394

www.dulaisvalley.org

Distance (miles)12
Starting fromThe Dulais Valley
Overview

'The Dulais Valley is an ex-coal mining community situated at the northern boundary of Neath Port Talbot and is on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park ... The trails on this site will help you to learn more about the valley and its history. Explore the links ... to see school trails, village trails, a time line and other useful information.'

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Dulais Valley Partnership

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Visits to the Website795
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ebbwfachtrail.org.uk

Distance (miles)9
Starting fromBrynmawr, Ebbw Vale
Overview

'Links together fourteen community Green Spaces that offer a variety of amenities from Beaufort Hill Woodlands in the North to Llanhilleth in the south.'

Visits to the Website1238
Views of 'Full' Record3478

www.nvt.org.uk/pdfs/Walking-Guide.pdf

Distance (miles)7
Starting fromNear Kirkby Stephen
Overview

'The three historic listed viaducts owned by the Trust were constructed for the South Durham & Lancashire Union Railway for its opening in 1861. After a working life of almost exactly 100 years they were abandoned by British Railways until acquired by the Trust, Smardale Gill in 1989, Podgill in 2000 and Merrygill a few years later. Smardale Gill, in particular, needed extensive restoraton in the early 1990s, the others less so. The Trust also owns a number of lesser structures along the course of the former railway.'

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The Northern Viaduct Trust

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www.visitely.org.uk/things-to-do/leisure-activitie...

Distance (miles)2
Starting fromEly
Overview

'It is thought that Ely’s name relates to a time when the city was surrounded by marsh and its main trade was in eels. Eels are still caught in the River Ouse, and provided the inspiration behind the Ely Eel Trail – a series of works around the city by Elizabeth Jane Grosse that were commissioned by East Cambridgeshire District Council. '

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Visit Ely

Visits to the Website908
Views of 'Full' Record3800

www.cornwall.gov.uk/environment-and-planning/count...

Distance (miles)24
Starting fromHayle
Overview

'From the remains of the old foundries in Hayle to the engine houses scattered throughout the landscape, the reminders of Cornwall's industrial heritage are everywhere along this Trail.' Hayle to Truro.

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Cornwall Council

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Visits to the Website356
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www.durham.gov.uk/article/3693/Places-to-walk-and-...

Navigate the Website>>> Escomb, Witton Park and Etherley, steam, coal and countryside [PDF]
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromEscomb
Overview

'Iron, Steam, Coal and Countryside ... A Network of Walks off the Weardale Way'

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Durham County Council

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Visits to the Website1040
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www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/countryside/access/w...

Distance (miles)8
Starting fromGrassmoor Country Park
Overview

'The Five Pits Trail you see today is a changed landscape from the industrial days of colleries and railways. We now have growing woodlands, lakes, meadows and ponds.'

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Pleasley and the Five Pits Trail [Nottinghamshire County Council] (22 miles)

Visits to the Website910
Views of 'Full' Record2185

www.shropshiresgreatoutdoors.co.uk/walking/walking...

Navigate the Website>>> WWO(14) [PDF]
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromPontesbury
Overview

'Walk through woodland and meadows, and past relics of industry.'

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Visits to the Website987
Views of 'Full' Record1972

greatyarmouthtramtrail.weebly.com

Starting fromVauxhall Station
Overview

'This website has been built to show iconic photos of Great Yarmouth's transport heritage. It also shows a suggested trail you can follow around Great Yarmouth, based on the route of the old trams.'  The website is referenced from the Vauxhall Links Project: 'one of the first groups in the UK to receive a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) All Our Stories grant'.

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Vauxhall Links

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Visits to the Website743
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www.hadfieldandpadfieldheritagetrail.btck.co.uk

Distance (miles)7
Starting fromHadfield Hall, Hadfield
Overview

'Officially opened in 2012 following a project by a group of residents to celebrate the area's rich heritage. The trail, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and other local contributions, provides an opportunity for everyone who lives in or visits the area to enjoy its historical and environmental diversity ... You can follow one of four colour-coded trails, and along each you'll find a number of information boards that describe the characteristics of the area you're in.'

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Hadfield & Padfield Heritage Trail Group

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www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=1

Distance (miles)28
Starting fromDunbar
Overview

'Used in the 18th and 19th centuries when the herring industry was strong.  It was used by people bringing home a stock of salted herring for winter use and also by fishwives carrying huge creels of herring from Dunbar to the markets in Lauder ... Gradually the speed and ease of the railway lines left little need for people to carry huge weights of fish over this high pass and it fell out of use.  It is probably a long time since a herring has passed by this way. Another historic route similarly used for the trade in fish is the Buckie Fishwives Path, Moray.'

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www.bioeddie.co.uk/ebbw-vale/ebbwalk.htm

Navigate the Website>>> The Homfray Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromBedwellty House, Tredegar
Overview

One of a series of walks 'In the Footsteps of the Iron-makers'.

Visits to the Website945
Views of 'Full' Record1822

www.visitplymouth.co.uk/things-to-do/attractions/l...

Distance (miles)2
Starting fromLaira Bridge
Overview

'There is a wealth of interesting history associated to the area surrounding Blagdon's Meadow and the River Plym. The Laira is part of the Plym Estuary. It extends north from Laira Bridge to the A38 dual carriageway at Marsh Mills.'

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Visit Plymouth

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www.discoveringbritain.org/activities/north-west-e...

Starting fromPoulton-le-fylde
Overview

'If there's one thing that Lancashire is famous for, it's the delicious local produce. Lancashire cheese has been made across the county by generations of dairy farmers. Now you can discover this scrumptious local delicacy on these three cheese trails.'

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Discovering Britain

Visits to the Website1347
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www.leeds.gov.uk/docs/LAST%20AND%20FINAL%20CS14-01...

Distance (miles)10
Starting fromKirkstall Abbey
Overview

'If you're interested in the history of Leeds, the Leeds Industrial Heritage Trail is the ideal way to find out more about people, places and spaces that have made this multicultural and vibrant city what it is today. The Trail is easy to follow on foot and most of the places of interest are within walking or cycling distance of each other.'

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www.luton.gov.uk/Transport_and_streets/Cycling%20a...

Navigate the Website>>> Luton Hat Trail Leaflet [PDF]
Starting fromThe Hat Factory, Bute Street
Overview

''Comprises two different tours of the town for you to choose from. Both are designed to cover the most intact parts of the remaining historic hatting districts of Luton, each with their own architecture and character that are linked together by the hat trade of the 19th and 20th centuries.'

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Luton Borough Council

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www.whitecliffscountryside.org.uk/index.php?id_sec...

Distance (miles)27
Starting fromSholden
Overview

'Winds its way through the picturesque countryside of East Kent, linking together pretty villages, small farmsteads, grand country estates and remains of this area's industrial and mining heritage. Much of this arable landscape, profuse with hedges and woodlands, has not changed since Saxon times and the names of the villages and hamlets you pass on the route are firmly lodged in their Old English origins.'

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Travelling the Miner's Way: Guidebook with Pull-out Map Sections Paul Hadaway (Dover District Council, 2007)

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Visits to the Website689
Views of 'Full' Record1476

www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/file/themed-walks-minin...

Distance (miles)9
Starting fromColeorton
Overview

'This pleasant walk through part of the National Forest will take you through a variety of scenery in North West Leicestershire and show you examples of many aspects of the area's rich history.'

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Visits to the Website848
Views of 'Full' Record2471

www.routeyou.com/en-gb/route/view/4386291/walking-...

Distance (miles)10
Starting fromSumerlee Heritage Park, Coatbridge
Overview

'The North Calder Heritage Trail, which runs from Summerlee Heritage Park to Hillend Reservoir, was formally opened on 1st October 1999 by Karen Whitefield MSP.'

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RouteYou

Visits to the Website904
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my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/144/walking

Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'The historic 19th century Waggonways network was once used to haul coal to ships on the River Tyne from dozens of coal mines in the borough, but had fallen into disrepair over many years. In 2000 North Tyneside Council successfully bid for over £2m worth of funding to transform more than 30 miles of routes as part of the Government's Liveability Fund. The former haulage routes were transformed into a welcoming and accessible community leisure, travel and learning resource.'

Visits to the Website1336
Views of 'Full' Record6345

www.worcestershire.gov.uk/directory_record/2554/no...

Navigate the Website>>> Northwick Manor Heritage Walk Leaflet [PDF]
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromNorthwick Manor
Overview

'A circular walk through Northwick and Bevere, along existing rights of way, has been way-marked and illustrated with interpretation panels and reconstruction drawings, bringing the fascinating story of this historic landscape to life.'

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Visits to the Website714
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www.portsofcall.org.uk/download.html

Starting fromRoyal Docks
Overview

'The Ports of Call project has created a series of walking trails, artwork and historical interpretation with members of the communities surrounding the Royal Docks in London.'

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Ports of Call

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Visits to the Website684
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ironstonemuseum.co.uk/?page_id=128

Navigate the Website>>> Redcar & Cleveland Ironstone Heritage Trail [PDF]
Distance (miles)17
Starting fromEston
Overview

'Celebrates the iron and steel history of the Borough. Linking Eston and Skinningrove the trail follows public footpaths passing industrial sites. One aspect of the trail is that it recognises the commitment of many of the villages and community groups that are promoting the importance of heritage in their area.'

Visits to the Website708
Views of 'Full' Record1519

www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/visiting/thingstodo/walkin...

Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'The Reflections on History project explored the industrial archaeology of the Windermere catchment, looking at how humans have shaped the landscape around them. We investigated woodland industries, fulling mills, a quarry, mining remains and iron production sites through four community archaeology surveys.' ALERT The original Link used here seems to have disappeared, so I have replaced it with a more generic Link. You may be able to find details of the three Walks referenced by nosing around from the replacement Link or the alternative cited below.

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Lake District National Park

Visits to the Website753
Views of 'Full' Record1364

www.visitsalford.info/heritagetrails.htm

Navigate the Website>>> Heritage Trails [PDFs]
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'If you've picked up the heritage bug and want to explore Salford's history further for yourself, why not take the next step and go on one of our range of fascinating self-guided walks. There are three [four] to choose from and each one encompasses a different area of the city.'

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Visit Salford

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www.visitsalford.info/quaystrail.htm

Distance (miles)3
Starting fromSalford Quays
Overview

'The Lowry, historic waterways, post modern architecture, Canadian connections, moving bridges ... oh! - and a certain Mr Lowry. There's more to Salford than its favourite son and those matchstick men and matchstick cats and dogs. A three mile self guided walk discovering Salford Quays past and present.'

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Visit Salford

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www.visitsnowdonia.info/slate_valleys_paths-93.asp...

Overview

'From the end of the 18th Century until the beginning of the 20th Century the slate valley communities of Gwynedd - Ogwen, Peris, Nantlle, Blaenau Ffestiniog and Corris - were dynamic, thriving industrial areas. Between them these areas consisted of over 60 quarries and mines employing over 18,000 people. The quarrymen and their families created distinctive communities, overwhelmingly Welsh speaking and Non-conformist. The slate industry itself dramatically changed the landscape - slate tips, quarry buildings and railways can still be seen today ...'

Area
Visits to the Website831
Views of 'Full' Record2146

www.walktelfordheritage.co.uk

Distance (miles)12
Starting fromMalinslee Chapel, Telford Town Park
Overview

'Circular walking route that takes you on a journey around known, and lesser known, heritage sites within the Parishes of Stirchley & Brookside, Madeley, Dawley Hamlets and the Gorge.'

Visits to the Website788
Views of 'Full' Record2566

www.spenvalleycivicsociety.org.uk/things-to-do/spe...

Distance (miles)21
Starting fromRoyds Park, Rawfolds
Overview

'Walking trail around Spen Valley West Yorkshire through countryside, parkland and urban roads. It was created by Cleckheaton & District Rotary Club in 2000 as a Millenium project.'

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Spen Valley Civic Society

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Spen Way Heritage Trail [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

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Visits to the Website685
Views of 'Full' Record1462

steelvalleyproject.org/walks/

Starting fromUpper Don Valley
Overview

'Stone to Steel is a project celebrating 10,000 years of human history in the Upper Don Valley. It is a partnership between the Steel Valley Project, South Yorkshire Forest Partnership and Sheffield City Council that covers an area of approximately ten square miles around the Don and Little Don river valleys up to the border of the Peak District and Barnsley. It encompasses the towns and villages of Stocksbridge, Deepcar, Wharncliffe Side, Oughtibridge, Bolsterstone, Midhopestones and Grenoside.' ALERT Website Links changed.

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Steel Valley Project

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Visits to the Website639
Views of 'Full' Record1305

www.pendle.gov.uk/info/20068/conservation_and_list...

Navigate the Website>>> Steam and Stream Heritage Trail Leaflet [PDF]
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromBarnoldswick
Overview

'Take a stroll through Barnoldswick on the Steam and Stream Heritage Trail. The Trail charts the changes in Barnoldswick's industrial past, from the earliest water powered mills, on to steam power, and then to modern engineering processes.'

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Visits to the Website623
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www.visitsuffolk.com/blog/suffolk-threads-trails.a...

Overview

'A small cluster of towns and villages in the heart of Suffolk known as the Suffolk Wool Towns rapidly became the jewel in the crown for Mediaeval England's booming textile trade. Their heady success and global fame encouraged delegations of Flemish weavers to flock to villages such as Cavendish, Clare, Long Melford and Lavenham.' ALERT Website Links changed.

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Visit Suffolk

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Visits to the Website701
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www.experiencesuttonharbour.co.uk/things-to-do/78-...

Distance (miles)1
Starting fromSutton Harbour
Overview

'The Harbour Heritage Trail is the best way to discover everything Sutton Harbour has to offer, from its history and heritage to the best places to eat and drink. The one-mile circular route off the South West Coast Path reopened in the summer of 2013, after works were completed to improve accessibility and safety for walkers, wheelchair users and pushchairs.'

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Experience Sutton Harbour

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Visits to the Website645
Views of 'Full' Record1395

www.swannington-heritage.co.uk

Navigate the Website>>> Village Walks >>> The Swannington Hokey-Cokey
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromThe Station, Swannington
Overview

'Follow an intriguing route that is in, out and twist about! ...  All within a couple of miles of the centre of Swannington!'

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Swannington Heritage Trust

Visits to the Website832
Views of 'Full' Record1483

www.visitpendle.com/countryside/heritage-walks

Navigate the Website>>> Tacklers' Trails Guide [PDF]
Starting fromBrierfield
Overview

'Four fascinating, mainly town trails, giving an insight into the cotton industry, the canal, and water power. Points of interest along the way include 16th Marsden Hall, award-winning Lomeshaye Marsh Local Nature Reserve, St Mary's Church, with the second highest spire in Lancashire, and Selina Cooper's home, a famous local suffragist, and fighter for worker's rights.'

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Visits to the Website689
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www.tamarvalley.org.uk/explore/tamartrails/

Starting fromNear Gunnislake
Overview

'25km of new and improved trails which have been created as part of the Tamar Valley Mining Heritage Project. They open up parts of the Tamar Valley that were previously not accessible to the public.'

Area
Visits to the Website812
Views of 'Full' Record1537

www.exploredevon.info/activities/walk/short-walks/...

Distance (miles)18
Starting fromHaytor
Overview

'Between Haytor on Dartmoor and Teignmouth on the south coast; the Way traces the route by which granite was exported from Dartmoor via the unique Haytor Granite Tramway and the Stover Canal and is comprehensively waymarked except on the open moor.'

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Visits to the Website789
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www.derwentvalleymills.org/#section_visit

Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'The Valley is exceptionally rich in wildlife with ash and oak woodlands, charming villages, flower rich pastures and flowing streams; home to the internationally recognised Derwent Valley Mills, the only World Heritage Site in the East Midlands. Whether your interests are walking, cycling, history or wildlife the Valley is the perfect choice for a summer outing or a winter break ...'

Visits to the Website516
Views of 'Full' Record1284

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_nam...

Distance (miles)97
Starting fromDeal
Overview

Walk connecting two Timeballs, one in Deal, the other in Greenwich, which used to be synchronized via the Telegraph wires of the South Eastern Railway.

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Visits to the Website287
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www.cruisesouthampton.com/titanic-trail

Distance (miles)3
Starting fromTitanic Postal Workers' Memorial, Southampton City Centre
Overview

'Southampton will forever be associated with the liner RMS Titanic and there are a number of memorials in the city dedicated to those who perished when the ship sank in 1912 ...'

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CruiseSouthampton

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Visits to the Website987
Views of 'Full' Record1436

www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-footpat...

Distance (miles)2
Starting fromCentre Square
Overview

'Come and enjoy the changing faces of Middlesbrough with this walk, which takes in the iconic Transporter Bridge, clock tower and then on to Temenos (the world acclaimed sculpture by Anish Kapoor).'

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Middlesbrough Council

Visits to the Website707
Views of 'Full' Record1456

www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-c...

Distance (miles)9
Starting fromPen-y-Darren
Overview

'The 15.2 kilometre Trevithick Trail commemorates the first journey by a steam locomotive to pull a load on rails in 1804, the precursor of the Railway Age which changed the world in the 19th century ... Two years after the completion of its construction in 1802, the Cornishman Richard Trevithick ran a steam locomotive along its length, an event that was to establish a landmark in the history of railway development and forever link the tramroad with the name of the locomotive's constructor.'

Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website725
Views of 'Full' Record1382

www.valleyofstone.org.uk/visitus/default.aspx

Overview

Archival Website of a 'three year, £650,000 project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to record, present and celebrate the quarrying and stone working heritage of Rossendale. From the late 18th century to the time of the First World War, quarrying was a major industry in Rossendale, employing thousands of men. Rossendale stone was exported in huge quantities throughout the UK and beyond'.

Description from

Valley of Stone Project

Nearby
Visits to the Website745
Views of 'Full' Record1504

www.telford.gov.uk/downloads/20257/walking_and_cyc...

Navigate the Website>>> The Gorge - Cycling and Walking Route [PDF]
Starting fromIronbridge Gorge
Overview

'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.'

Description from

Telford & Wrekin Council

Visits to the Website629
Views of 'Full' Record1518

www.walkamlwch.co.uk

Starting fromAmlwch
Overview

'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!'

Description from

WalkAmlwch

Area
Visits to the Website690
Views of 'Full' Record1479

www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/walking-the-tra...

Distance (miles)11
Starting fromActon Church, Nantwich
Overview

'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.'

Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website607
Views of 'Full' Record1384

www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=67

Distance (miles)10
Starting fromEaglesham
Overview

'The Irvine Valley towns of Darvel and Newmilns were, until recently, world famous in the manufacture of lace products ... Before the factory system was introduced with the advent of the power loom in 1872, lace was produced on handlooms in hundreds of cottages in the Valley. The handloom weavers in the days of this domestic system of manufacture then walked over the moor with their rolls of cloth to sell them in the markets of Paisley and Glasgow - hence the name The Weavers' Trail.'

Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1053
Views of 'Full' Record2213

www.visitblackburn.co.uk/outdoors/walking

Navigate the Website>>> Walk Number 5 [PDF]
Distance (miles)32
Starting fromWitton Country Park
Overview

'Along the way you'll be exploring Lancashire's history, passing weavers cottages, Tudor halls, Victorian estates, historic villages and even Roman roads.'

Visits to the Website753
Views of 'Full' Record2041

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