Type of Website: Walkers are Welcome

walkersarewelcome.org.uk

Overview

'Nationwide initiative launched in 2007 to encourage towns and villages to be "welcoming to walkers". The network has expanded rapidly and there are now over 100 locations across the UK that have joined this innovative community-led scheme to benefit from Walkers are Welcome accreditation.'

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www.visitabergavenny.co.uk/outdoor-fun/walking/

Category:Monmouthshire
Starting fromAbergavenny
Overview

'Abergavenny is a great base for all levels of walks from easy strolls to challenging long-distance paths like the 95-mile Beacons Way – and the views are nearly always spectacular.'

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Visit Abergavenny

Visits to the Website800
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walkalstonmoor.com

Starting fromAlston
Overview

'One of its aims is to promote Alston Moor as a destination for walkers for both visitors and local people by providing information on local walks, the area in general and the facilities available. It will also lead monthly walks and is actively involved in the North Pennines Walking Festival and with the Greg’s Hut Association, who maintain Greg’s Hut, an old lead-mining building high up on Cross Fell now a mountain bothy.'

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www.aylshamwelcomeswalkers.org.uk/community/aylsha...

Category:Broadland
Starting fromAylsham
Overview

'Aylsham is at the heart of 2 long distance paths and a number of circular walks:

* The Marriotts Way starts (or finishes) in Aylsham and runs 26 miles to Norwich.

* The Weavers' Way which runs through the Broads to Aylsham and then north towards Cromer through rolling farmland and then onto the rugged North Norfolk Coast, linking eventually with the North Norfolk Coastpath and the Peddar's Way.

* The Bure Valley Footpath traces the Bure Valley River to Wroxham.'

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www.bingleywalkersarewelcome.org.uk/walks/

Category:Bradford
Starting fromBingley
Overview

'The town and surrounding area, situated in verdant Airedale, is very accessible thanks to its two rail stations (Bingley and Crossflatts) and good bus links. It offers great walks for those who love the great outdoors, of all ages and abilities.'

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www.bishopscastle.co.uk/tourism/walking/

Starting fromBishop's Castle
Overview

'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.'

Visits to the Website613
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www.bradfield-walkers.org.uk

Category:Sheffield
Starting fromBradfield
Overview

'Bradfield village’s excellent location on the northwest fringes of the Peak District, with close proximity to long-distance trails and a superb variety of shorter walks around local villages, and spectacular reservoirs means that it has something special to offer walkers, whether visitors or local residents.'

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www.walkbradfordonavon.org

Category:West Wiltshire
Starting fromBradford-On-Avon
Overview

'Bradford on Avon boasts some spectacular natural scenery together with fascinating architecture. Come and walk around here and we are sure you'll be inspired!'

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bramptonwalkersarewelcome.wordpress.com

Category:Carlisle
Starting fromBrampton
Overview

'Brampton, located in north Cumbria lies in the shadow of Hadrian’s Wall and is at the centre of an historically rich and diverse landscape. The town itself, first granted a market charter in 1252, contains architectural treasures and many of its local sandstone buildings have a story to tell.'

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www.visitbromyard.org.uk/things-to-do/walking/

Starting fromBromyard
Overview

Includes information on walks around Bromyard, local walks, local walking groups, public transport, and pubs and cafes.

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Visits to the Website456
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www.waw-burleyinwharfedale.org

Category:Bradford
Starting fromBurley-in-Wharfedale
Overview

'Burley-in-Wharfedale is superbly situated for walking and also for those who prefer to run! Surrounded by fields and meadows and with the River Wharfe passing close to the village centre, the area is rich in wildlife ... The surrounding countryside is wonderful walking territory, with numerous footpaths accessing Burley and Baildon Moors to the south, Ilkley and Addingham Moors to the West, the Chevin Country Park to the East, and the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the North ... '

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www.lovecaistor.co.uk/things-to-do/walking/

Category:West Lindsey
Starting fromCaistor
Overview

'Around Caistor and the Lincolnshire Wolds we’re absolutely spoilt for walks, so why not come and see for yourself. Described by the Guardian as a "rambler's paradise", we have some of the best walks in Lincolnshire. So whether you’re looking for short walks, long walks, gudied walks, historic walks, woody walks, hilly walks, pub walks or dog walks, we have it all in and around Caistor.'

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walkersarewelcome.org.uk/active-towns-name/waw/223...

Category:East Cornwall
Starting fromCamelford
Overview

'Camelford Walkers formed on the opening of a new community centre in the former NatWest Bank Building, and now walks virtually every Thursday afternoon of the year, alternating between a local walk from the Old Bank and an away walk using a community minibus as public transport is limited.'

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www.charlbury.info/walking

Starting fromCharlbury
Overview

'Located beneath the ancient forest of Wychwood, in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Charlbury is the ideal place for a country walk. With hourly express trains from London Paddington, Reading and Oxford, there's no need to bring the car. You'll find a warm welcome in the town's shops and four pubs, and accommodation is plentiful.'

Visits to the Website1092
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cheddarwalking.org.uk

Category:Sedgemoor
Starting fromCheddar
Overview

'Cheddar is world famous for its cheese and stunning gorge, but many visitors are unaware of the rich diversity of landscape and walking country we have here. Through the Walkers are Welcome scheme, Cheddar promotes itself as a walker-friendly destination offering a number of walking routes of varying grades, starting from the village centre. We hope you enjoy your visit!'

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Cheddar Walking

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www.walksinchepstow.co.uk

Category:Monmouthshire
Starting fromChepstow
Overview

'Your starting point for walking in Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley.'

Visits to the Website680
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www.chesham.gov.uk/Walks/Chesham_Walks.aspx

Category:Chiltern
Starting fromChesham
Overview

'A thriving market town that we hope you will visit as part of your exploration of the area - which has many beautiful and varied walks, and all at the end of the Metropolitan line!'

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www.clun.info/walking-in-clun.html

Starting fromClun
Overview

'We are part of the national "Walkers are Welcome" towns network ... The Shropshire Way and Offa's Dyke can be reached easily from Clun as it is situated on the most imposing stretches of these long distance footpaths. Above Newcastle Upon Clun walkers can access the ancient pre Bronze Age Kerry Ridgeway which is also a Long Distance Footpath.'

Visits to the Website939
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www.corsham.gov.uk/town/corshamforwalking.php

Category:West Wiltshire
Starting fromCorsham
Overview

Corsham is a Wonderful Place to Walk 'An historic market town, Corsham is surrounded by beautiful countryside ... In March 2014, Corsham was awarded Walkers are Welcome status. This means that the town is not only a wonderful place to walk, it’s also welcoming to walkers, particularly after a long day’s wandering, with a great mix of pubs and restaurants ready to offer food and drink and a relaxing atmosphere.'

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www.cricklade-welcomes-walkers.org.uk

Category:North Wiltshire
Starting fromCricklade
Overview

'A Saxon Town, home to the North Meadow famed for its Fritillaries and the first town on the River Thames.'

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walkcromer.co.uk

Category:North Norfolk
Starting fromCromer
Overview

'Cromer has welcomed walkers since time immemorial, fresh air – huge panoramas of land and sky. We are the gateway to a variety of trails and paths – There are walks that are buggy, wheelchair and dog friendly. When walking is done, we have places to eat, play and rest.'

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Walk Cromer

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www.deal.gov.uk/Deal-TC/local_walks-13592.aspx

Category:Dover
Navigate the Website>>> DEAL Welcomes Walkers [PDF]
Starting fromDeal
Overview

'Deal, the first town in the South of England to be awarded Walkers Are Welcome status, is a hidden gem on Kent’s coast ... The town's seafront is a delight, full of interest and leading to the White Cliffs, which start a couple of miles on at Kingsdown. There is an excellent network of well maintained paths taking ramblers into the countryside ...'

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www.denbydale-walkersarewelcome.org.uk

Category:Kirklees
Starting fromDenby Dale
Overview

'The walking opportunites around here are excellent, so we hope you'll come and explore the area if you are not local! The leaflets include maps and provide details of local transport, places of interest, local history, etc. '

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www.pumlumon.org.uk/midwales_walkers.php

Category:Cardiganshire
Starting fromPumlumon
Overview

'Whether you want to stride out over Plynlimon Mountain in the historic footsteps of George Borrow, stroll through the enchanted Hafod Estate, get close enough to feed the majestic Red Kite or just relax in the breath taking countryside, the Pumlumon area is the place for you.'

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disleyparishcouncil.org.uk/walks-in-disley/walkers...

Category:Cheshire East
Starting fromDisley
Overview

'Disley’s accreditation is recognition of the variety of well-signposted, well-maintained walks in and around Disley and of the breathtaking views they afford. And it enables Disley to be part of a wider campaign to secure better facilities for walkers, the continued maintenance of our public footpaths, the development of way-marked trails and better access to the village by public transport.'

See also

Walks in Disley [Disley Parish Council]

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www.dufftown.co.uk/walking.php

Category:Banffshire
Starting fromDufftown
Overview

'Set in the heart of Speyside in north eastern Scotland, Dufftown is situated on the banks of the rivers Fiddich and Dullan at the foot of the Conval Hills ...'

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Dufftown 2000 Ltd

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dunsteraccommodation.com/things-to-do

Category:West Somerset
Starting fromDunster
Overview

'Dunster is England’s largest medieval village, it boasts over 100 Conservation Grade 1 and 2 listed buildings, with many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries. However, it’s not just the beauty of the buildings that makes Dunster so welcoming, it’s also the gentle rolling hills and forests of the enticing Exmoor countryside ... The village has been accredited by Walkers are Welcome and there are some wonderful walks from the village, such as those on the Dunster Estate.'

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Dunster Accommodation

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www.dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk

Starting fromDursley
Overview

'We would like you to visit Dursley and the surrounding countryside and go on some wonderful walks.'

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www.emsworthwalks.org

Category:Havant
Starting fromEmsworth
Overview

Emsworth is 'a hub for three long distance walks: The Solent Way, The Wayfarer's Walk and the Sussex Border Path. The village is an ideal destination to explore the beauty of Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the cities of Portsmouth and Chichester and the spectacular South Downs'.

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www.hartlandpeninsula.co.uk/extraordinary-things-t...

Category:Torridge
Navigate the Website>>> A Walker's Paradise
Starting fromHartland
Overview

A Walker's Paradise 'Dramatic coastal walking and 17,000 acres of outstanding natural beauty for you to explore. And the Walkers are Welcome accolade means the whole community welcomes you here.'

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www.hayletown.co.uk/waw.html

Category:West Cornwall
Starting fromHayle
Overview

'Covers the area of Hayle, Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth.'

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www.hbwalkersaction.org.uk/walkers-are-welcome.htm...

Category:Calderdale
Starting fromHebden Bridge
Overview

'Hebden Bridge was the first Walkers are Welcome town. Since then, the network has expanded rapidly and there are now over 100 towns and villages across the UK that have joined this community-led scheme.'

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www.horncastlewalkers.co.uk

Category:East Lindsey
Starting fromHorncastle
Overview

'The Group is made up of keen walkers from the town who want to encourage walking in and around the pretty market town of Horncastle and the beautiful Southern Lincolnshire Wolds.'

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www.visitilfracombe.co.uk/see-do/walking

Category:North Devon
Starting fromIlfracombe
Overview

'Ilfracombe is the centre for some of the finest walking country in England. Whether you enjoy a gentle promenade walk around Capstone Hill, the rugged coastal path or prefer the river valleys and tranquillity of the moorland hills of Exmoor National Park you will find the scenery spectacular. Words somehow cannot fully capture this natural beauty, this "great outdoors".'

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www.ivybridge.gov.uk/local-information/leisure-and...

Category:South Hams
Starting fromIvybridge
Overview

'There is an array of formal and informal leisure opportunities available in and around the town, and, of course, the vast wilderness of Dartmoor National Park and the tranquil South Hams countryside offer both families and the serious walker a plethora of inspiring routes.'

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www.walkjedburgh.org.uk

Category:Roxburghshire
Starting fromJedburgh
Overview

'Jedburgh, situated in the Scottish Borders is located midway between the cities of Edinburgh and Newcastle and is nestled between the Cheviot Hills and the expansive Tweed valley. The area surrounding the town is ideal for walking with beautiful rolling hills, attractive riverside trails and stunning open outlooks in all directions.'

See also

Jedburgh Town Trail [Scottish Borders Council]

Visits to the Website804
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e-voice.org.uk/keynshamwalkersarewelcome/walks/

Starting fromKeynsham
Overview

'Providing a service for walkers with organised walks in the Bath and Bristol area, and leaflets for individuals and groups who wish to go-it-alone, thus enhancing the profile of Keynsham. This will benefit the residents and traders alike. All the walks will emanate from or include, the town.'

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www.kspc.org.uk

Category:Stroud
Navigate the Website>>> Local Walks Walkers Welcome
Starting fromKing's Stanley
Overview

The Stanleys have some of the most interesting, varied and beautiful walks in the Cotswolds. We are also blessed with fine scenery, historical features, fine architecture and parks. To help you to enjoy them, King's Stanley Parish Council have published, for the first time, a guide to some of these public footpaths. These walks are of varying distance and demands from 1.5 miles to 10 miles long. Clear guidance is given to distances involved and possible difficulties such as step-over stiles, steep hills, mud and livestock.

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www.kinlochleven.co.uk/see-and-do/

Category:Argyllshire
Starting fromKinlochleven
Overview

'The village of Kinlochleven is surrounded by stunning mountains and scenery. The West Highland Way passes through Kinlochleven from the renowned Devil's Staircase from Glencoe and the village is a popular stop off point for walkers and brings a steady stream of visitors looking for accommodation before setting off the following morning to Fort William. The walks in Kinlochleven have a character of their own ...'

See also

Glencoe and Kinlochleven [Walkhighlands]

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www.walkeden.org

Category:Eden
Starting fromKirkby Stephen
Overview

'Kirkby Stephen nestles in a corner of Cumbria often missed by visitors to the county. The attractive and friendly market town sits on the upper reaches of the River Eden, before it winds its way through the Eden Valley towards the Solway Firth.'

See also

Walking [Kirkby Stephen Town Council]

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www.leominstertourism.co.uk

Starting fromLeominster
Overview

'Leominster has a wide choice of walks, suitable for all abilities, direct from the town centre. The town is the biggest market town in Herefordshire. In the past its fortune was based on Leominster "ore", the fleece of the Ryland sheep. Now industry is very varied. We also have an accessible trail for those who may have difficulty. Route cards are available at the Tourist Information Centre. Walking guide books and maps are also available from the TIC in the Corn Square ...'

Visits to the Website345
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www.welcometoleyburn.co.uk/leyburn-walks/

Category:Richmondshire
Starting fromLeyburn
Overview

'Leyburn is a perfect base for your walking holiday. There are walks directly from the town centre in every direction, including walks to Bolton Castle, Redmire, Jervaulx Abbey, West Witton, Middleham Castle and Bolton Hall. Many of the walks take in Leyburn Shawl with panoramic views of rolling Wensleydale towards Penhill and the Coverdale Fells ... '

Visits to the Website1256
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www.visitliskeard.co.uk/discover/liskeard-walks/

Category:East Cornwall
Starting fromLiskeard
Overview

'Liskeard is an excellent base for walkers being situated midway between the coast and the moors. It is an ancient market town on the main London to Penzance railway line and has good bus services, both local and national. It has a wide range of shops, mostly locally owned, and still has a livestock market.'

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breconbeacons.wordpress.com/2016/07/21/our-guide-t...

Category:Carmarthenshire
Starting fromLlandovery
Overview

'Llandovery is increasingly known for its varied walks and in 2013 became the first town in Carmarthenshire to achieve Walkers are Welcome status, demonstrating that the town is working towards making Llandovery an even more welcoming place to eat, drink, stay and relax. Llandovery has been a meeting point for visitors for thousands of years. Initially for the Romans who camped on Llanfair Hill on the edge of today's town, right through to being a welcoming spot for the hardy drovers on their way to market in London. These walks are easily accessible from town. They enable the walker to learn more about the history and myths of the locality while appreciating the wildlife that is in abundance.' ALERT Website Link changed at Review.

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Brecon Beacons Tourism Blog

Visits to the Website223
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www.llandysul-ponttyweli.co.uk

Category:Cardiganshire
Overview

'The Teifi Valley town of Llandysul and the neighbouring village of Pont Tyweli are one of the most favoured localities in Wales for freshwater angling, white-water canoeing and walking. Llandysul and Pont Tyweli are a Walkers are Welcome area.' Downloadable Walks gives access to PDFs of the Booklet Llandysul Trails.

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www.loftustc.co.uk/8-home/24-local-area

Starting fromLoftus
Overview

'For those wishing to explore locally, there are many footpaths and short walks around the area including the Loftus Town Trail, Loftus Historic Woods, Miners Way, Skinningrove Valley Trail, Carlin How Village Heritage Trail, the Cleveland Street and walks through the Kilton Valley.'

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Loftus Town Council

Visits to the Website496
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www.theludlowguide.co.uk/out-about/Walking.html

Starting fromLudlow
Overview

'Ludlow is surrounded by the gorgeous countryside of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Mortimer Forest, Mortimer Country and North Herefordshire. There are varied walks in all directions – along riversides, through forests, farmland and to ancient heritage sites such as hill forts and to the top of some impressive hills such as Titterstone Clee Hill which dominates the Ludlow skyline.'

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The Ludlow Guide

Visits to the Website859
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www.lyntonwalks.co.uk

Category:North Devon
Starting fromLynton & Lynmouth
Overview

The walking capital of Exmoor  'Located on the stunning North Devon coast and surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of Exmoor National Park, it's easy to see the appeal of Lynton & Lynmouth as a top walking holiday destination ...'

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www.visitthemalverns.org/walking_the_malverns

Starting fromMalvern
Overview

'Malvern has been given "Walkers are Welcome" status due to the fantastic countryside in and around the Malvern Hills, the wide range of walks for all abilities and our commitment to welcoming walkers.'

Visits to the Website1449
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www.waw-rasen.org

Category:West Lindsey
Starting fromMarket Rasen
Overview

'It is a quiet market town to the west of the Wolds and surrounded by woodlands within the predominantly rural West Lindsey district. Once described by Charles Dickens as the "sleepiest town in England", it is home to the picturesque Market Rasen racecourse.'

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marsdenwalkersarewelcome.org

Category:Kirklees
Starting fromMarsden
Overview

'Marsden in the South Pennines. A great place to walk, a lovely place to be.'

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www.martley.org.uk/?page_id=2805

Starting fromMartley
Overview

'Martley was the 13th community in the country to be accredited and the first in Worcestershire. We are proud of this achievement, continuing as it did our ongoing work on rights of way through the Path-or-Nones Group (30 years old in 2015) and the publishing of ten circular walks leaflets by Audrey and Keith Trumper in the 80s and 90s.'

Visits to the Website730
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melbournefootpathsgroup.wordpress.com

Starting fromMelbourne
Overview

'Melbourne is a very popular walking centre with paths leading into rolling country through the estates of Melbourne Hall, Calke Abbey and Staunton Harold Hall. The town is close to several long distance routes such as the Ivanhoe Way, the Derby Round, the National Forest Way and the Cross Britain Way. Routes around Staunton Harold and Foremark Reservoirs also add to the variety of walking terrain.'

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Melbourne Footpaths Group

Visits to the Website1048
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www.walkmelrose.org.uk

Starting fromMelrose
Overview

'The town of Melrose is situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders at the foot of the Eildon Hills and close by the River Tweed. As such it is in the perfect location for the visitor, and especially walkers, to explore the surrounding landscape and its many historical connections ...'

See also

Melrose Town Trail | Paths Around Melrose [Scottish Borders Council]

Visits to the Website702
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walkingmeltham.com

Category:Kirklees
Starting fromMeltham
Overview

'Formed in the early months of 2013. Our aim is to promote the area as a special area for walkers, cyclists, runners, and all those who to come and enjoy highlighted routes and amenities the village has to offer.'

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www.visitmodbury.co.uk/walks.html

Category:South Hams
Starting fromModbury
Overview

'Modbury Parish has 12 footpaths, 2 bridleways and several "green lanes", all within unspoiled countryside in the heart of the South Devon ... A group of 8 circular walks have been created, all of which start and finish at the main Poundwell Car Park in the lower part of Modbury.'

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Visit Modbury

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www.visitmoffat.co.uk/things-to-do/walking

Category:Dumfriesshire
Starting fromMoffat
Overview

'Moffat, Scotland's first "Walkers are Welcome town" and the surrounding Moffat hills present a haven for walkers of all abilities. The clean Scottish air, stunning scenery and timeless beauty is awe inspiring. Whether for a day's hiking or a short stroll in unspoilt countryside, Moffat is the perfect place to experience a truly memorable walking holiday.'

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Visit Moffat

Visits to the Website928
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www.monmouthwalkersarewelcome.org.uk

Category:Monmouthshire
Starting fromMonmouth
Overview

Join us for our monthly walk  'We are as fun and informal as we can be, believing that our walks should be for the enjoyment of the landscape and each other’s company, rather than simply clocking up miles.'

Visits to the Website387
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www.visitmuchwenlock.co.uk/walking-much-wenlock/

Starting fromMuch Wenlock
Overview

'You have arrived at a very unique and special place! The Shropshire town of Much Wenlock is a quintessentially English town, off the beaten track, but well worth the visit ... There are lots of walks both in the town and in the surrounding beautiful Shropshire countryside, including the magnificent Wenlock Edge escarpment. Please explore and enjoy- then travel here for a real visit, we know you'll want to come back!'

Visits to the Website759
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mytholmroydwalkers.org/walkerswelcome.html

Category:Calderdale
Starting fromMytholmroyd
Overview

'Mytholmroyd Walkers’ Action (MWA) aims to: Encourage more walkers, walking more; Ensure public rights of way and footpaths are kept open; Make walking more attractive to a wider range of residents; Encourage more visitors to make Mytholmroyd a walkers’ destination; Encourage more journeys to be undertaken on foot, rather than by private car; Encourage the use of public transport to get to designated walks; Work with other partners and providers to promote walking for a healthy lifestyle.'

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Mytholmroyd Walkers' Action

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www.nmwaw.org.uk/default.aspx

Category:High Peak
Starting fromNew Mills
Overview

'The walking available from the town centre is excellent and varies from short easy walks to challenging day-long hikes. The renowned and stunning Millennium Walkway within the Torrs Gorge can be accessed by footpaths from several places in the town, and the walkway links directly to 2 local nature reserves, and the Sett Valley Trail, as well as providing a vital link to the Goyt Way ... The 14-mile Trespass Trail (a circular walk starting in New Mills) was devised as part of the 75th anniversary celebrations of the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass.'

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www.newtonstewart.org/walking-climbing.asp

Category:Wigtownshire
Starting fromNewton Stewart
Overview

'Newton Stewart has long been a favourite base for walkers, and most of the countryside - mountain, forest, moorland and shore - is accessible, with due care and observance of the Country Code ... '

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waw-otley.org.uk

Category:Leeds
Starting fromOtley
Overview

'Our charming historic market town, 10 miles northwest of Leeds, nestles below the forested Chevin ridge at one of the oldest crossing points on the River Wharfe.'

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welcometopickering.co.uk/things-to-do/walking/

Category:Ryedale
Starting fromPickering
Overview

'Pickering, a small market town in North Yorkshire situated on the very edge of the North York Moors National Park, has much to offer to walkers ...'

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www.porlock.co.uk

Category:West Somerset
Starting fromPorlock
Overview

'Porlock’s surrounds contain everything for the walker, starting with the long shingle bank curving across the Bay ... Everywhere there are numerous footpaths well maintained and sign-posted by the National Trust and the National park, in fact so many that none of them are ever crowded.  In addition walkers have a wide choice of excellent refreshment stops in Porlock itself and in most of the surrounding old attractive hamlets ...'

Area
Visits to the Website587
Views of 'Full' Record1095

rosswalkinggroup.co.uk/welcome.html

Starting fromRoss-on-Wye
Overview

'Ross is an ideal base from which to explore the beautiful and varied countryside within easy reach of the town. Walks are many and varied, ranging from flat, easy strolls alongside the river to challenging walks in the local hills or the nearby Black Mountains or Malvern Hills. Two major long distance walking routes pass through the town. These are The Wye Valley Walk and The Herefordshire Trail. In addition The Ross Round Walk circular walk starts and finishes in the town.'

Visits to the Website948
Views of 'Full' Record1586

www.sandytowncouncil.gov.uk/tourist-information/wa...

Starting fromSandy
Overview

'We think there are some wonderful walks round and about Sandy and we hope you will contact us for advice and guidance on the walks nearby. You don't have to be a "traditional" walker to get out and about in Sandy. Sandy has several geocache trails, you can ramble or run, and just about everyone can enjoy activity on foot in Sandy.'

Description from

Sandy Town Council

Visits to the Website540
Views of 'Full' Record1127

www.sedbergh.org.uk/activities/outdoor-activities/...

Category:South Lakeland
Starting fromSedbergh
Overview

'The market town of Sedbergh lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells near where the rivers Lune, Dee and Rawthey meet. For visiting walkers and cyclists it is the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales and also to a more local network of footpaths and quiet lanes that cover the fells and riverbanks around Dent, Garsdale and the upper Lune Valley ...'

Visits to the Website646
Views of 'Full' Record1088

shapcumbria.wordpress.com/things-to-do/walkers-are...

Category:Eden
Starting fromShap
Overview

'The village of Shap sits high amongst wild and stunning scenery, surrounded by beautiful countryside ideal for both the gentle walker and the more ambitious explorer to discover.'

Nearby
Visits to the Website943
Views of 'Full' Record1713

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

Category:Shropshire
Navigate the Website>>> Shropshire Brochure [PDF]
Overview

'Shropshire boasts many Walkers are Welcome towns, so you know that hospitality is assured whether you're on a day trip or a longer holiday. All of the towns work hard to maintain their surrounding footpaths, to offer excellent walking opportunities and to provide high quality walking information for both locals and visitors.'

Walks described here by
Visits to the Website717
Views of 'Full' Record1260

www.visitsidmouth.co.uk

Starting fromSidmouth
Overview

A town caught still in a timeless charm 'That was the Sidmouth that captivated the Poet Laureate, John Betjeman, and it will captivate you, too. Beautiful gardens and leisurely walks, Regency history and fine hotels, clean beaches and friendly shops…. it’s all here in this lovely seaside town that nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley.'

Description from

Visit Sidmouth

Nearby
Area
Visits to the Website806
Views of 'Full' Record1059

www.snaithandcowicktowncouncil.com/?page_id=570

Starting fromSnaith
Overview

'For a small town, Snaith has much to offer walkers and visitors. Snaith and Cowick is an area steeped in history – The Priory Church (Circa 1100AD), the site of a Royal Hunting Lodge where parliament once met, an ancient toll bridge and much more. With the Trans Pennine Train passing though, Snaith is an ideal place to stop for refreshment or even spend a night or two ...'

Visits to the Website594
Views of 'Full' Record1315

www.stocksbridge-walkers.org.uk

Starting fromStocksbridge
Overview

Access to details of three dozen walks around and about Stocksbridge: [1] Eight Short Walks (less than 5 miles) - - - : [2] Twenty-three Medium Walks (5 - 9 miles) - - - : [3] Five Long Walks (10-15 miles).  Stocksbridge was the only Yorkshire nomination to make the 2018 shortlist for Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood. Organised by the Ramblers, this prestigious award recognises an area where walking is the safe, pleasant and an easy way to travel.

Nearby
Visits to the Website717
Views of 'Full' Record1657

www.visitthecotswolds.org.uk/general.asp?pid=22&pg...

Category:Stroud
Starting fromAround and About
Overview

'With its dramatic Cotswolds landscape, unique arts and crafts heritage, fabulous festivals and independent shops, the Stroud District is the least commercialised and unexplored area for a holiday in the Cotswolds.'

Nearby
Visits to the Website695
Views of 'Full' Record1176

www.walkinginnorfolk.co.uk/swaffham.php

Category:Breckland
Starting fromSwaffham
Overview

'Swaffham is the perfect gateway for walkers to explore the diverse landscapes of the Fenland to the west, with old drove roads giving unique access to quiet countryside, and the Brecks to the south and west, with gentle slopes and dry heathland. To the north there are some hidden gems of archaeological interest with a variety of abandoned medieval villages, churches and castles to discover. '

Walks described here by
Nearby
Area
Visits to the Website937
Views of 'Full' Record1996

tadwalks.org.uk

Category:Selby
Starting fromTadcaster
Overview

'Tadcaster, surrounded by quiet countryside, is steeped in history: romans, railways, country houses, ancient tracks and battle places. And after the walk, visit the many pubs and cafes in the town. Long or short, there is always an enjoyable walk from Tadcaster.'

Nearby
Visits to the Website744
Views of 'Full' Record1308

www.visittalgarth.co.uk/About/talgarth-walkers-are...

Category:Brecknockshire
Starting fromTalgarth
Overview

'Our Talgarth, whether here to stay, a short visit with family, friends or that special someone, unwind in the scenic Black Mountains. Relax in mountains, woodlands and nature reserves for walking, climbing, cycling and trekking as you slow down the pace of life ...'

Description from

Visit Talgarth

Visits to the Website617
Views of 'Full' Record1458

www.tinternvillage.co.uk

Category:Monmouthshire
Starting fromTintern
Overview

Tintern 'warmly welcomes the many visitors who pass this way each year, seeking the renewal that comes from a short time spent in its uplifting and historic landscape ...'

Description from

Friends of Tintern

Visits to the Website591
Views of 'Full' Record688

unstwaw.weebly.com

Category:Shetland
Starting fromUnst
Overview

'In October 2011 Unst became the 71st Walkers are Welcome community and the first island to achieve this recognition. At 60 degrees north Unst, the island above all others lies on the same latitude as Anchorage Alaska, Southern Greenland and St Petersburg Russia.'

Area
Visits to the Website747
Views of 'Full' Record1423

info176998.wixsite.com/wwaw

Starting fromWellington
Overview

'This page has been prepared by Wellington Walkers are Welcome Management Committee. This is an ad hoc group of interested local walkers. We are not a party political organisation; we have supporters of a range of political parties, and none, on our management committee who work effectively together. The inspiration for the group came from a combination of Wellington LA21 Group and Wellington Town Council without whose help this would not have been possible.'

Visits to the Website1077
Views of 'Full' Record1773

whitchurchwalks.net

Starting fromWhitchurch
Overview

'Whitchurch is a small town and always seeks to provide a warm welcome to visitors wishing to explore this lesser known part of Hampshire. Whitchurch has a variety of walks to suit all interests and abilities; from the gentle river landscape of pristine waters and water meadows with their abundant flora and fauna, to the footpaths of the chalk downs where the colours, sounds and shadows change with every season.'

Description from

Whitchurch Association

Area
Visits to the Website721
Views of 'Full' Record1380

www.winchcombewelcomeswalkers.com

Category:Tewkesbury
Starting fromWinchcombe
Overview

'This website gives you all the information you need if you are visiting Winchcombe, the walking centre for the Cotswolds ... We have pages focussed on walks, attractions, eating out, shops, accommodation and links to websites where you can find a wealth of information.'

Nearby
Visits to the Website1165
Views of 'Full' Record1539

www.wiveliscombe.com/wiveywalkers

Category:Taunton Deane
Starting fromWiveliscombe
Overview

'Wiveliscombe is an ancient town, full of unexpected and surprising discoveries from an architectural and walking point of view.' Note that - at the time of Review [24 November 2015] - the 'Wiveliscombe Walking' Website could not be raised.

Area
Visits to the Website1011
Views of 'Full' Record2095

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