Area: Staffordshire

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Cannock-Chase/

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/East-Staffordshire/

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Lichfield/

Category:Lichfield
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Lichfield/

Category:Lichfield
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The following Lichfield Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Lichfield District Council

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Newcastle-under-Lyme/

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/South-Staffordshire/

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Stafford/

Category:Stafford
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Staffordshire-Moorlands/

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Stoke-on-Trent/

Category:Stoke-on-Trent
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Tamworth/

Category:Tamworth
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Tamworth/

Category:Tamworth
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The following Tamworth Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Tamworth U3A

 

www.abbotsbromley.com/organisations#C416

Overview

'Formed in 1971, the Abbots Bromley Footpath Society exists to promote the use of Rights of Way in Abbots Bromley and the surrounding parishes. Since then the Society has been responsible for the re-opening of many paths in the area by clearing undergrowth and erecting stiles and bridges.'

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baggeridge_Country_Park#Walks

Size (acreage)150
Overview

'Baggeridge was originally owned by the Earls of Dudley as part of the Himley Estate and consisted of small farms and ancient woodland along with the parkland of Himley Park. It was later landscaped by Lancelot "Capability" Brown in the 18th century; the landscape is still largely unchanged from the southern boundary up to the Wishing Pools. The whole site remained as landscaped by Brown until 1902 when work began to mine the northern half when pit shafts were sunk and a cast mining operation began ...'

Description from

Wikipedia

www.ramblers.org.uk/go-walking/group-finder/areas/staffordshire/groups...

Category:Staffordshire
Overview

'The group is aimed at getting people in their 20's, 30's and 40s who live in Dudley, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Sandwell and the surrounding area, out walking in their local Countryside and further afield. We organise day walks, evening walks and weekends away as well as socials in pubs and restaurants.'

www.cannock-chase.co.uk

Category:Cannock Chase
Overview

'One of England’s finest landscapes, and the jewel of the West Midlands. Well known and loved for its scenery, wildlife and rich history, it offers superb walking, cycling and horse-riding in a tranquil and peaceful setting.'

www.forestryengland.uk/cannock-chase-forest

Category:Cannock Chase
Overview

'The prefect starting point for a woodland walk. From a gentle stroll around the Route to Health with lots to see and do, to longer walks around the picturesque Fairoak or Sherbrook valleys.'

Description from

Forestry England

www.visitlichfield.co.uk/attractions/chasewater-country-park

Category:Lichfield
Overview

'Welcome to our pack of self guided walks around Chasewater Country Park. There are a huge selection of paths to take around the site and we have tried to give you a nice variety of both difficulty and length ...'

Description from

Visit Lichfield

www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/seenature/reserves/guide/c/coom...

Overview

'This is a delightful oak woodland to walk through – especially in spring and early summer when lots of migrating birds come to breed at the reserve. Birds you may see on the steep valley sides include flycatchers, redstarts and wood warblers. There are a wide variety of butterflies to spot too. In winter, redwings, fieldfares and winter finches are regular visitors. There's a fascinating nature trail here so the reserve is a good place for people of all ages to get closer to nature, although the footpaths are steep in places.'

Description from

RSPB

www.gscs.co.uk/covenramblers/

Overview

'We are a Local Walking Group operating from Coven in Staffordshire There are no "membership fees" just come and join us for an enjoyable Sunday Morning Walk. Our Walks are organised on the first Sunday of Each Month and are usually between 5 and 6 miles. Everyone Welcome.'

www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk/parks-and-open-spaces/walks

Overview

'A Warm Welcome awaits you in East Staffordshire, the home of St. George's Park, The National Brewery Centre and Capital of The National Forest ... Hand in hand with the industrial heritage of Burton upon Trent, you will discover some of the most beautiful countryside in the Midlands with lush fields and pretty villages, award-winning restaurants and cosy pubs alongside the River Trent and our meandering canal network.'

www.eaststaffsramblers.org.uk

Overview

'We have organised over 300 walks in the past year for all levels of ability. The Group started in 1994 with just a few members and has now expanded into a large group of friendly ramblers who enjoy a very varied programme of walks and social activities.'

www.eccleshallparishcouncil.co.uk

Category:Stafford
Overview

'Eccleshall has a very extensive Parish, the second largest in the County, comprising some 20,000 acres. There are 134 public rights of way in the Parish listed by the County Council and set down in the DEFINITIVE MAP. Considerable work has been undertaken by the Parish with the agreement of Landowners, farmers and Staffordshire County Council to improve the network of Rights of Way. Stiles have been installed, finger pointer posts, waymarking and bridges built ...'

www.ldwa.org.uk/staffordshire

Category:Staffordshire
Overview

'New members and guests are invited to join us on any of our walks and are assured of a warm welcome. There will be a pub stop on the day walks unless stated.'

www.loggerheadsparishcouncil.co.uk/Pages/45/Walks+in+Loggerheads+Paris...

Overview

'The Parish of Loggerheads has a large number of stunning walks, there are numerous public footpaths zig zagging their way through our beautiful parish. We have an active Footpaths Committee who make sure that any blocked footpaths or damaged styles and waymarkers are reported to Staffordshire County Council ... '

www.gscs.co.uk/moorsidewalkingclub/

Category:Stoke-on-Trent
Overview

'We are a local walking group operating in Staffordshire. There are no membership fees just come and join us for an enjoyable walk. We cater for New Walkers and can provide advice relating to walking equipment and conduct.'

www.pertonparishcouncil.gov.uk/walkers-maps/

Category:Stafford
Overview

'Short walks exploring the hidden parts of Perton. Based on the 40/45-minute walks offered twice a month by Perton Walk and Talk. Each walk can be completed in less than one hour.'

potteriesoutdoorgroup.org.uk

Overview

'Walking is at the core of what we do, and we are lucky to have some of England's most beautiful scenery within easy reach (not that we're biased, of course!) ...'

www.staffordshireramblers.org

Category:Staffordshire
Overview

'Our territory covers the County of Staffordshire,  City of Stoke on Trent, City of Wolverhampton and the Metropolitan Boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall.'

southstaffordshire.thegoodlife.uk.net

Overview

'South Staffordshire is known for its rural beauty and offers miles of walks through breath taking countryside.'

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/RightsofWay/PromotedRoutes/home.a...

Category:Staffordshire
Overview

'We are continually seeking to promote the recreational use of the public path network through a series of waymarked walks leaflets ranging from short walks based on the Services' Country Parks Picnic Places and Greenways, to the long distance footpaths, the Staffordshire Way, the Way for the Millennium and the Newcastle Way Guide.'

www.staffsmoorlands.gov.uk/sm/parks

Overview

'The Horticulture Service manages 17 walks covering 108 miles of the Staffordshire Moorlands with dedicated walk leaflets. These can be downloaded...'

www.stoneramblers.com

Category:Stafford
Overview

'A very sociable club with some 200 plus members of whom some 80 are active walkers with the group. The others support the Ramblers Association for the work it carries out in support of the footpath network and walkers.'

www.tamworthfolkclub.co.uk/indpages/rambling.htm

Category:Tamworth
Overview

'Monthly walk, which now takes place on the last Sunday throughout the year. We meet at 9.45 for a 10.00 start from a pub (where else) which is announced during that month at the folk club, and from now on published on the web site ... In addition to the end of the month walk, we arrange a weekly walk on a Tuesday evening which begins in April after the clocks go forward and continues until the end of September. These walks in particular have become very popular over the years and we can get as many as thirty people.'

www.visitstoke.co.uk/see-and-do/activities/adventure_and_outdoor

Category:Stoke-on-Trent
Overview

'Stoke-on-Trent is one of the greenest cities in the UK with miles of rolling green open space. You're never far from one of the City's verdant parks, thriving wildlife areas, or meandering waterways ... '

www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk/get-involved/wild-about-tamworth

Category:Tamworth
Overview

'A partnership between Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, Tamworth Borough Council and the communities of Tamworth to improve the Borough’s wild places to benefit both people and wildlife.'

Description from

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust with Tamworth Borough Council

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/RightsofWay/PromotedRoutes/home.a...

Distance (miles)12
Overview

'A walk through history would be the best way to describe this lengthy ramble through rural Staffordshire. The walk takes you to the historic village of Abbots Bromley, where many traditional activities still thrive, before circling the famous woodlands of Bagot Forest, now owned by the Forestry Commission.'

www.arnoldbennettsociety.org.uk/bursley-trail-map/

Category:Stoke-on-Trent
Overview

'A short walk around some of Bennett’s fictional locations in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.'

Description from

Arnold Bennett Society

www.south-staffs-water.co.uk/community/recreation/blithfield-reservoir...

Size (acreage)770
Overview

'The Blithfield Estate is owned by South Staffs Water, which provides some 330 million litres of water each day to around 550,000 homes and businesses in parts of the Black Country, East and South Staffordshire and South Derbyshire ... Until 2009, the Estate had remained largely closed to the public. However, assistance and help from Natural England, along with advice from the West Midland Bird Club and the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, led to the company deciding to create footpaths and install bird hides and feeding stations in order to open up much of the Estate, so that everyone can enjoy this tranquil corner of England ...'

Description from

South Staffs Water

www.nationalforest.org/visit/activities/jacksons-bank

Distance (miles)22
Overview

'Passes through the Trent Valley and Needwood landscape zones, and includes old and new woodland, historic sites and new leisure developments. The importance of the Trent Valley as a transport and industrial corridor, with canal, railway, road and river can be seen, and is in sharp contrast to the pastoral landscape of Needwood with ancient woodlands and parklands, game coverts and rural villages.' ALERT At Review, I could no longer locate details of this Walk on the National Forest Website. You could try the Walking Englishman Site instead.

Description from

The National Forest

www.christophersomerville.co.uk/?p=822

Category:Cannock Chase
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'These were powerful places to stand and surmise, with sunlight slanting across the graves and blackbirds fluttering in the cemetery hedges. Walking back north up the hidden cleft of Sherbrook Valley, with the stream chuckling quietly under its bridges and slopes of birch and pine closing off the valley from the outside world, the mud, blood and slaughter that waited for the young trainees of Brocton Camps seemed utterly inconceivable.'

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/RightsofWay/PromotedRoutes/home.a...

Category:Cannock Chase
Distance (miles)8
Overview

''This walk covers a large area of the smallest mainland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the United Kingdom.'

www.cannockchasedc.gov.uk/custom/HeritageTrail/menu.html

Category:Cannock Chase
Distance (miles)10
Overview

'What made Cannock Chase and the surrounding area what it is today? Over the centuries people, places and events have shaped its heritage. Discover how by walking or cycling the Cannock Chase Heritage Trail ...'

Description from

Cannock Chase Council

srigs.staffs-ecology.org.uk/Geotrails/Churnet/index.html

Distance (miles)16
Overview

'This geotrail is designed to give the visitor a glimpse of the rocks, minerals, fossils and industrial heritage of the area which is intimately linked to the local geology. The whole trail is 25km long, which is probably too long to be tackled all in one go. We strongly recommend that it should be completed in sections from the access points at Froghall Wharf, Oakamoor, Rambler's Retreat, Hawksmoor Nature Reserve and Highshutt. Alternative routes to make shorter circular walks are indicated in this guide ...'

brownhillsbob.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/timberland-trail.pdf

Distance (miles)10
Overview

'Based on rights of way and canal tow paths which would have been used as routes to work by local miners, iron workers and farmers. The Trail has opened up routes between villages and being located in the area of Pelsall and Great Wyrley it is easily accessible to people from the Black Country and South Staffordshire.'

canalrivertrust.org.uk/places-to-visit/destination/79/fradley-junction

Category:Lichfield
Overview

'Fradley Junction is where the Coventry Canal joins the Trent & Mersey Canal. It's one of the busiest places on the waterways, where canals, boats and people meet.'

Description from

Canal & River Trust

See also

Fradley Walks [Visit Lichfield] (PDF)

srigs.staffs-ecology.org.uk/Geotrails/HampsManifold/index.html

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'Provides easy access for all, mainly following the Manifold Track, a resurfaced section of the old Leek & Manifold Valley Light Railway line, between Hulme End and Waterhouses.'

See also

Manifold Way

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/RightsofWay/PromotedRoutes/home.a...

Category:Stafford
Overview

'The three Hanchurch Hills circular walks offer a variety of scenary, from rolling pastures and arable fields to commercial conifer plantations. On higher ground excellent views across to the Potteries, Cannock Chase, Shropshire and Wales add to the interest.'

www.heartofenglandway.org

Category:Stafford
Distance (miles)104
Overview

'Linking Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in Staffordshire, with the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in Gloucestershire, with much mileage in rural Warwickshire.'

thepotteries.org/walks/index.htm

Category:Stoke-on-Trent
Overview

'Every town, village, city has a story to tell but we rush around not noticing the buildings and history all around us. These virtual 'walks' are designed to be an introduction to the North Staffordshire Potteries. Some consist of a map of the walk together with a set of photographs of the walk and often associated resources. Some have more in-depth background material as an introduction to the area.'

Description from

thepotteries.org

potbanks.wordpress.com/2012/06/11/the-kidsgrove-to-stoke-ridgeway/

Distance (miles)10
Overview

'An elevated green route, to walk from Kidsgrove Station to Stoke Station. An unofficial extension of The Gritstone Trail.'

Description from

David Haden

www.kingsbromleyshow.co.uk/kings-bromley-show-society/walks-around-kin...

Category:Lichfield
Overview

'The Parish Council takes a keen interest in public footpaths in the village and liaises with Staffordshire County Council and local landowners, to try to keep the paths clear and accessible ... A few years ago, the Horticultural Society in association with Staffordshire County Council's Community Paths Initiative and Lichfield District Council's Countryside Project, published a set of 4 walk leaflets, which are still used today ... [New editions of] these can be obtained from the Horticultural Society.'

www.lhcrt.org.uk/lctrail.htm

Category:Lichfield
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'Take a walk along the Lichfield Canal's Heritage Towpath Trail and discover a world of fascinating industrial and cultural history, find Lichfield's top places to visit and enjoy an important corridor for wildlife and nature.'  A work in progress - comments invited!

See also

Lichfield Canal [Wikipedia] | The Wyrley and Essington Canal [David John Hodgkinson]

www.visitlichfield.co.uk/trails

Category:Lichfield
Overview

'Although one of the smallest cathedral cities in England, Lichfield has a rich and varied past. This self-guided tour will help you to discover some of Lichfield's heritage through the stories of its people and buildings.'

Description from

Visit Lichfield

www.peakdistrictonline.co.uk/an-historic-walk-from-tom-bates-the-limes...

Distance (miles)46
Overview

'Derbyshire's longest distance trail covering the whole length of the county from Rocester in the south just over the border in Staffordshire, to Castleton in the north west of Derbyshire, a total of about 50 miles ... A complete route guide with description, maps and photos is available from Derbyshire Dales District Council.'

Description from

Tom Bates

See also

Limestone Way [RambleFest] | Limestone Way [Rambling Man]

www.friendsofthepeak.org.uk/event/magnificent-walk-2020/

Overview

'Join us for a magnificent day out in our most beautiful countryside, while supporting the charity which is dedicated to its protection.'  Held Mid May.

www.thepeakdistrict.info/derbyshire-walking/manifold-trail.php

Distance (miles)23
Overview

'The Manifold Trail is often confused with the Manifold Way (Manifold Track) probably because there are so many other 'trails' in the Peak District - the Tissington Trail, the High Peak Trail, the Monsal Trail ... so everyone assumes that the Manifold Way is the Manifold Trail because it follows the trackbed of a former railway line ... '

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manifold_Way

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'A footpath and cycle way in Staffordshire, England. Some 8 miles (13 km) in length, it runs from Hulme End ... in the north to Waterhouses ... in the south, mostly through the Manifold Valley and the valley of its only tributary, the River Hamps, following the route of the former Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway, a 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) gauge line which closed in 1934 after a short life.'

Description from

Wikipedia

See also

Manifold Way Cycle Trail [National Trust] | Manifold Way [LDWA]

www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/reserves-a-z/middleton-lakes/facil...

Category:Tamworth
Overview

'Nestled in the beautiful Tame valley, just south of Tamworth on the Staffordshire/Warwickshire border, Middleton Lakes is our latest nature reserve to open to the public ... '

Description from

RSPB

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

Distance (miles)4
Overview

'An energetic short loop climbing onto the ridge leading to Mow Cop. The path leads through beautiful woodlands and there are fabulous views from the ridge.  Interesting industrial history – coal mining and Primitive Methodism.'

Description from

Visit Cheshire

www.nationalforest.org/visit/national-forest-way

Category:Lichfield
Distance (miles)75
Overview

'The National Forest Way long distance trail opens in May 2014, as part of the National Forest Walking Festival ...'

Description from

The National Forest

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/RightsofWay/PromotedRoutes/home.a...

Distance (miles)25
Overview

'Long distance walking route on public rights of way through the Borough of Newcastle under-Lyme. It links the Staffordshire Way at Mow Cop with the Shropshire Union Canal towpath at Market Drayton.'

www.peakpilgrimage.org.uk

Distance (miles)33
Overview

'This invitation to come on pilgrimage to Eyam comes from the church and people of Eyam because we would like to share our story and our village with you. That is why we have developed the Peak Pilgrimage – to help you have a wonderful experience of the Peak District National Park, then of Eyam, and also of God along the way ...'

Description from

Eyam Parish Church

getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/local/rocester-east-staffordshire

Overview

'Rocester village is just off the B5030, approximately 5 miles north-east of Uttoxeter and 7 miles south-west of Ashbourne and the Peak district. Rocester and its surrounding area is an ideal location for walking, being on the route of the Staffordshire Way and also the end of the Limestone Way. Both these walks connect with many other recognised and popular routes.’

See also

ALERT Unable to connect to the Parish Council Website at Review; so replaced the Link with one to GetOutside from the Ordnance Survey.

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/RightsofWay/PromotedRoutes/home.a...

Category:Cannock Chase
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'This enjoyable walk passes several attractive ponds and an ancient oak tree. There are excellent views from the high ground, and the path takes the walker through woodland and along an old trackway to join the Staffordshire Way at Stockwell Heath ...'

www.altoncastlecentre.co.uk/walking.html#

Distance (miles)5
Overview

'This circular walk between the villages of Alton and Denstone is as rich in history as it is in natural beauty. The walk follows the River Churnet and the routes of an old canal and railway to Denstone, before returning to Alton across the hilltops along the ancient Saltersford Lane.'  ALERT Link changed from that originally used here.

Description from

Alton Castle Centre

www.alltrails.com/trail/england/west-midlands/shareshill-to-brewood

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'This walk takes you between two Staffordshire villages and uses paths, bridleways and tow paths with less than 850 metres of its thirteen and half kilometres on roads, all of which are quiet country lanes.'

Description from

AllTrails

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Libraries/whatson/local-history-walks.aspx

Overview

'The walks range from 3.5 miles up to 12 miles for the more seasoned walker and explore areas around Brewood, Codsall, Kinver, Penkridge, Perton and Wombourne.'

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Staffordshire_Railway_Walk

Distance (miles)6
Overview

'Starts at Castlecroft and runs for five and a half miles [about 8.85 km] to Wall Heath passing through other villages such as Wombourne where the Railway Café is located en route ... There are a number of walks of varying distances, which make up the series of walks based on the South Staffordshire Railway Walk. Routes contain a mixture of lanes, tracks and footpaths.'

ALERT 12 November 2020: "I have today found a ring whilst on the canal walk by Dimmingsdale Lock Bridge No 52. Is there any way you can put a post on the South Staffordshire Railway Walk page as I would like to reunite the ring with its owner."  Contact Us if you are the owner of the Ring and I will pass your message on to its finder.

Description from

Wikipedia

www.staffordbc.gov.uk/walkingforhealth

Category:Stafford
Overview

'Doorstep Walks help the "walker" to explore all sorts of interesting features in their neighbourhood. The Doorstep Walk aims to encourage walking and the pursuit of healthier lifestyles. Doorstep Walks make use of the Public Rights of Way network. But beware, a few sections of the walk can become muddy and wet at certain times of the year. Boots and wellies are recommended! Each Doorstep Walk has a specially designed leaflet to guide you. The leaflets were designed by local school children and volunteers who helped identify the route and points of interest.' Unfortunately, the Link to 'Doorstep Walks' no longer seem to be working - though at the time of Review (19 March 2016) Google cited links to individual Walks. I have written to the Council.

Description from

Stafford Borough Council

www.canalguide.co.uk/canals/

Category:Stafford
Distance (miles)46
Overview

'This fascinating and very pretty canal was orginally constructed in 1772 by James Brindley to link the docks at Bristol and the towns of Gloucester and Worcester with the Potteries region in Stoke on Trent and the Birmingham conurbation, via the Trent and Mersey Canal to which it links at Great Hayward junction ... '

Description from

Canal Guide

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/RightsofWay/distancewalks/Staffor...

Category:Cannock Chase
Distance (miles)30
Overview

'A Staffordshire Libraries walk - a series of three linked walks that cover over 30 miles of the Staffordshire Countryside on and around Cannock Chase. The walks focus on Staffordshire's J.R.R Tolkien connection.'

www.staffordshire.gov.uk/environment/RightsofWay/PromotedRoutes/home.a...

Distance (miles)92
Overview

'Spans the length of the County for 92 miles from Mow Cop to Kinver Edge. The route is based wholly on public rights of way or paths on which access has been granted.'

www.visitstoke.co.uk/see-and-do/stoke-on-trent-sculpture-trail-p791201

Category:Stoke-on-Trent
Overview

'Whether you are on foot, on a bike or in the car, the Stoke-on-Trent Sculpture Trail will provide a fascinating backdrop to the local landscape. Explore 34 fascinating sculptures throughout the City and learn about their background and links to the local area. You don't have to do all 34 sculptures of the trail in one go, the trail has been split into bite size clusters allowing you to take a short walk or spend all day exploring the area.'

www.visittamworth.co.uk/sites/default/files/inline-images/Heritage-Tra...

Category:Tamworth
Distance (miles)3
Overview

'A self-guided walking tour through the historic town of Tamworth, Staffordshire ... The Heritage Trail is also now available as a FREE iPhone app!'

Description from

Tamworth Borough Council

www.thecityofsculpture.co.uk/the-trail/

Category:Lichfield
Overview

'An ongoing initiative to develop the visual and new media arts in the city of Lichfield. Based around the idea of mapping the art of Lichfield and the surrounding towns (such as Burntwood, and Shenstone) the project aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the art which adorns the area's streets ...'

Description from

The City of Sculpture

www.walkingenglishman.com/peakdistrict03.htm

Distance (miles)13
Overview

'This walk came top of the list when I put an enquiry on a walking newsgroup asking for the best walk in the Peak District. With highlights including Gradbach, Hanging Stone, Lud's Church, Roaches and Hen Cloud it certainly justified the replies to my question as being the best single walk in the Peak District. It is a classic popular Peak District walk.'

Description from

The Walking Englishman

See also

The Roaches Walks [roachesman]

www.trentvale.co.uk/activities/view/trent-valley-way/

Distance (miles)166
Overview

'OnTrent is working with partners throughout the Trent to bring about a Trent Valley Way stretching some 170 miles from its source near Stoke to the Humber. Already established for 84 miles through Nottinghamshire, it will be a long distance footpath and, where possible, multi-user way throughout the Trent Valley.' Wikipedia also usefully summarises the history to date.

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