Country: England

'Healthy walking and Health Walks in Adur and Worthing.'

Category Adur & Worthing
Area
Visits to the Website1433
Views of 'Full' Record1881

'Our group is centred around Worthing, close to the South Downs National Park. Our walks range from Chichester to Eastbourne, with many local ones.'

Category Adur & Worthing
Area
Visits to the Website986
Views of 'Full' Record1717

'The district consists of three towns and many smaller villages situated in beautiful countryside that offers expansive views, especially from the highest points in Nottinghamshire, which sit within Ashfield.'

Category Ashfield
Visits to the Website949
Views of 'Full' Record2317

'Ashford Green Corridor is a green space that runs through the town of Ashford in Kent, England. The Green Corridor is made up of parks, recreation grounds and other green spaces alongside the rivers that flow through Ashford.'

Category Ashford
Starting fromSingleton Lake
Area
Visits to the Website666
Views of 'Full' Record1512

'The Club was formed in 1931 and caters for all ages and walking abilities. Over the years it has grown to a membership of 200 approximately, with a variety of walks graded, strolling, easy & moderate / strenuous.'

Category Tameside
Visits to the Website1039
Views of 'Full' Record3955

'This site of special scientific interest (SSSI) is one of the most important sites for conservation in the East Midlands. In 1929 sand and gravel extraction began, providing materials and infrastructure in the Nottingham area.  After a period of restoration the now water-filled pits and islands provide food, shelter and freedom from disturbance for many species of wildlife.'

Category Broxtowe
Starting fromAttenborough Nature Reserve
See also

Trent Lock and Attenborough Reserve [AA Walks and Bike Rides]

Visits to the Website1988
Views of 'Full' Record1643

'Established in 1930, and currently has over 350 members. A private coach is operated every Sunday to deliver members into the heart of the English Lake District. Members are offered a choice of 3 walks to suit their own capabilities ...'

Visits to the Website882
Views of 'Full' Record1479

'Discover Barrow on Foot, a selection of walking leaflets are available here for you to download ...'

Visits to the Website787
Views of 'Full' Record1639

'Our walking and social group is aimed at people in their 20s and 30s and is part of the Ramblers Association. We are based in Berkshire, mainly around Reading, Newbury and Slough and provide walks at a variety of lengths on weekends and summers evenings.'

Category Berkshire
Area
Visits to the Website359
Views of 'Full' Record1049

'The Council has a wide range of fantastic green spaces, these provide the opportunity for an enjoyable walk, a family day out and to keep in touch with nature.'

Category Blaby
Navigate the Website>>> Parks and Open Spaces
Visits to the Website1119
Views of 'Full' Record1785

'Located between Blyth and the county boundary at Seaton Sluice, the 5km of bays, links and foreshore offer something for everyone who wants to visit the beautiful Northumberland coast. A bay of golden sand, dunes and rock pools to explore, and the chance to spot some spectacular wildlife along the coastline.'

Navigate the Website>>> Blyth & Seaton Sluice links and foreshore
Starting fromBlyth and Seaton Sluice
Visits to the Website722
Views of 'Full' Record1626

Access to a range of Countryside Walks leaflets in and around Brentwood.

Category Brentwood
Starting fromBrentwood Borough Council
Area
Visits to the Website925
Views of 'Full' Record1404

'We now have approximately 70 interest groups ranging from the Arts to World Faiths, Line Dancing to London Walks, French for Beginners to French Boules, Play Reading to Pub Lunches. There's something for everyone. A warm welcome is guaranteed and you can be sure to make new friends. Broxbourne U3A was formed in the year 2000 and we currently have approximately 1000 members.'

Category Broxbourne
Starting fromThe Spotlight, Hoddesdon
Visits to the Website839
Views of 'Full' Record3280

'Charming ancient woodland, diverse wildlife and rich history make Broxbourne Woods National Nature Reserve (NNR) a truly magnificent place to be. As Hertfordshire’s only NNR, Broxbourne Woods is a very large area of sessile oak and hornbeam woodland at the northern most part of its natural range.'

Category Broxbourne
Navigate the Website>>> Walkers Guide [PDF]
Starting fromBroxbourne Woods
See also

Broxbourne Woods Sculpture Trail and Audio Guide

Visits to the Website1164
Views of 'Full' Record5957

'Explore the beautiful borough of Broxtowe on foot  ...'

Category Broxtowe
Navigate the Website>>> A-Z of Services >>> 'Walking'
Starting fromBroxtowe Borough Council
Visits to the Website827
Views of 'Full' Record1665

'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.'

Category Cannock Chase
Navigate the Website>>> Trails for Everyone
Starting fromBirches Valley Forest Centre
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website992
Views of 'Full' Record1598

'This large Green Flag accredited park is the green heart of the Borough with a large part of the 235 acres covered by a wildflower meadow with hay cut once a year.'

Navigate the Website>>> Cheshunt Park History Trail [PDF]
Size (acreage)235
Starting fromCheshunt
Description from

Borough of Broxbourne

Visits to the Website938
Views of 'Full' Record1550

'The name Countesthorpe originates from the 11th century when the area was part of the marriage dowry of the Countess Judith niece of William the Conqueror. The "thorpe" part of the name is a variant of the Middle English word thorp, meaning hamlet or small village.'

Category Blaby
Navigate the Website>>> Walking (CARE) | Walking (SWANS)
Starting fromCountesthorpe
Visits to the Website702
Views of 'Full' Record3883

Access to details of a number of shorter walks around and about Ashford, as well as of the longer district walks which pass through Ashford.

Category Ashford
Navigate the Website>>> Explore OUR MAP
Starting fromAshford
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website955
Views of 'Full' Record1530

Opened 2018: ‘The reserve is approximate 90 acres with lots of protected wildlife including rare birds and deer ... complementing the Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ... The scenic Nature Reserve is now open to both our guests and to the general public’.

Category South Lakeland
Size (acreage)90
Starting fromMilnthorpe
Description from

Pure Leisure

Visits to the Website39
Views of 'Full' Record105

'Local farmer Henry Archer made if possible for Blaby District Council to acquire land to provide the public with a large countryside area which is now called Fosse Meadows. The land had been used as farmland and so to diversify the landscape and habitats, woodlands were designed and over 30,000 trees have now been planted ...'

Category Blaby
Navigate the Website>>> Fosse Meadows
Starting fromSharnford
See also

Fosse Meadows Nature Area, Fosse Way, Nr Sharnford [Blaby District Council] | Fosse Meadows Country Park [LeicestershireVillages.com]

Visits to the Website871
Views of 'Full' Record4213

'Enjoy the delights of Greasley's beautiful countryside through this series of Monday evening walks.'

Category Broxtowe
Starting fromGreasley Parish Council
Visits to the Website704
Views of 'Full' Record1645
Visits to the Website809
Views of 'Full' Record2807

'A coppiced ancient woodland which was once the hunting ground of King Henry VIII, is now the site of an exciting arts project [which used to be] managed by Stour Valley Arts. It features sculptures which draw on the natural landscape and materials and creates art which works with the countryside rather than imposing upon it. A three mile green route not only takes in the art works, but also reveals the full beauty of the wood itself and links into other walks including the shorter "brown route".'

Category Ashford
Size (acreage)1500
Starting fromGeorge Inn, Molash
Description from

The Friends of King's Wood

See also

King's Wood (Challock) [Fancy Free Walks] | Woodlands [Ashford Borough Council]

Area
Visits to the Website582
Views of 'Full' Record1183

'The picturesque moated remains of Kirby Muxloe Castle are surrounded by grassed areas and a moat, perfect for picnics or walks. There are also a number of benches situated throughout the grounds.'

Category Blaby
Starting fromKirby Muxloe Castle
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website867
Views of 'Full' Record2303

'Discover and explore the hidden green treasures of Barking and Dagenham in a variety of peaceful parks and nature reserves.'

Visits to the Website828
Views of 'Full' Record1386

'A club dedicated to walking in Northumberland and Durham.' (Check What's On for forthcoming proposed walks.)

Navigate the Website>>> What's On
Starting fromNewbiggin by the Sea
Visits to the Website920
Views of 'Full' Record2408

'The Friday Walking group (formally known as the Life Long Learning Walking Group or LLL), originated as a self help group in which people come together to share experience, knowledge, and interests on a variety of topics, one of which was walking. The Ormskirk Friday Walking Group is now just a walking group.'

Category West Lancashire
Starting fromOrmskirk
Visits to the Website521
Views of 'Full' Record1727

'Explore the sandy estuary of the River Duddon with the backdrop of Lake District mountains in this National Trust run nature reserve in Cumbria ... The reserve is located just a few miles north of Barrow-in-Furness on the Cumbria Coastal Way. If you have time you could continue your walk along this super walkway north to Askam-in-Furness or south to Barrow-in-Furness.

Distance (miles)4
Starting fromSandscale Haws National Nature Reserve
Description from

GPS Cycle & Walking Routes

Visits to the Website795
Views of 'Full' Record1223

'There are regular guided walks around the estate where our knowledgeable guides will give you an insight into the history of the local area and how it was shaped by the Delaval family. If you prefer to do your own thing, we've suggested some walks that might suit your needs ... '

Starting fromSeaton Sluice
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website764
Views of 'Full' Record1508

'Over the years, the club has established a format that has resulted in many enjoyable walks. With several decades of experience, the club knows some fantastic locations that you may never think about visiting! The club has approximately 100 members, many of whom are regular walkers with the club. Membership is fairly evenly split between the sexes, with ages ranging from children to over 80's.'

Category Blackpool
Visits to the Website677
Views of 'Full' Record1557

'The rambling club was founded in 1931 and uses a coach to transport us predominantly to the glorious Peak District, on alternate Sundays throughout the year. The coach removes the stress of driving, cuts the cost of motoring, is environmentally friendly and enables you to relax in a pleasant sociable atmosphere, especially coming back after a walk.'

Category Ashfield
Starting fromSutton in Ashfield
Visits to the Website821
Views of 'Full' Record1529

'The Thorndon Countryside Centre is situated in Thorndon Country Park. There are some fantastic walks through ancient woodland and historic deer parks which lie close alongside recently planted woodland and a landscape of small pastures ... The Countryside Centre is managed by Essex Wildlife Trust and the Park is managed by Essex County Council in a joint venture.'

Category Brentwood
Starting fromThorndon Country Park
Description from

Essex Wildlife Trust

Area
Visits to the Website1078
Views of 'Full' Record1351
Description from

Adur & Worthing Councils

Area
Visits to the Website643
Views of 'Full' Record1438

'Our Health walks have been set up and are delivered in partnership by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham's Community Sports and Physical Activity team, Rangers service and North East London Foundation Trust,  Improving Access to Psychological Therapies  (IAPT) service alongside "Walking for Health" to provide opportunities for the community to improve their health and fitness, as well as make friends.'

Visits to the Website861
Views of 'Full' Record1684

Blackpool Steps to Health 'aims to encourage local residents to leave the sofa, stretch their legs and get some fresh air, as well as meet new friends. The main aim is to increase the amount of physical activity for people who would normally do little exercise and to assist with the challenge of meeting the recommended 30 minutes of moderate activity per day, 5 days a week'.

Category Blackpool
Description from

Blackpool Council

Visits to the Website722
Views of 'Full' Record1145

'Broxbourne Health Walks take place at a variety of locations, including two of our award-winning Greenflag parks in Cheshunt (Cedars Park and Cheshunt Park), the award-winning Greenflag Lee Valley Regional Park, and at Barclay Park in Hoddesdon. These locations offer a variety of different walks, and can be adapted to suit almost all walkers.'

Category Broxbourne
Description from

Borough of Broxbourne

Visits to the Website789
Views of 'Full' Record1728

'Covers approximately 112 hectares of woodland, grassland and the river.'

Navigate the Website>>> Wansbeck Riverside Park
Starting fromWansbeck Riverside Park
Visits to the Website639
Views of 'Full' Record1487

'Weald Country Park is located to the west of Brentwood. At nearly 500 acres it is the largest of the Essex County Council Country Parks. Parkland has been established here for more than 700 years; the lakes, the tree-lined avenues, and large parkland trees are the result of the landscaping carried out in the 18th century.'

Category Brentwood
Navigate the Website>>> Download our Site Map [PDF]
Size (acreage)500
Starting fromWeald Country Park
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website988
Views of 'Full' Record1403

'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.'

Starting fromWhitchurch
Description from

Whitchurch Association

Area
Visits to the Website659
Views of 'Full' Record1231

''Circular walk exploring the varied countryside south of the historic city of Lancaster.' See also the Note on the East Lancashire LDWA Site itself.

Category Lancaster
Distance (miles)22
Starting fromCondor Green Car Park
Description from

East Lancashire LDWA

Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1190
Views of 'Full' Record2184

'At first glance, this area of East London may not seem a worthy venue for a walk, but our route takes in no less than six parks. Inevitably, some walking along streets is involved, but these are pleasant enough, and there is a bonus by way of a medieval manor house, which still has its moat. The lakes in the parks attract large numbers of Canada Geese.'

Navigate the Website>>> Becontree Circular Walk
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromBecontree Underground Station
Description from

Mike Biggs Inner London Ramblers

Visits to the Website858
Views of 'Full' Record1385

'This lengthy walk along the prom from Blackpool to Fleetwood offers excellent exercise. In addition there is a wide variety of sights and sounds to absorb from the glitter of the golden mile to solitude at Rossall Point.'

Category Blackpool
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromStarr Gate
Walks described here by
See also

Lancashire Coastal Way - Lytham St Annes to Fleetwood (15 miles) [Griffmonsters Great Walks]

Visits to the Website787
Views of 'Full' Record1636

'D.H. Lawrence Heritage comprises two sites in Eastwood, the Heritage Centre and the Birthplace Museum, linked by the Blue Line Trail self-guided walking tour.'

Category Broxtowe
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromD H Lawrence Birthplace Museum
Visits to the Website847
Views of 'Full' Record1993

'To mark H.M. The Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002, the Parish and Town Councils of Braunstone, Enderby and Leicester Forest East, and the Stepping Stones Countryside Management Project agreed to work together to promote six countryside walks connecting the three parishes. (The paths used for these walks also cross a fourth parish, Lubbesthorpe, which is served by a yearly parish meeting instead of a parish council.)' ALERT Neither the Leciestershire Villages Website referenced here nor the description of Walks arising from the LCC Stepping Stones Project now seem to be available online. You could try browsing through the alternative Website I have referenced instead ...

Category Blaby
Description from

Leicestershire County Council Stepping Stones Project

Visits to the Website661
Views of 'Full' Record1567

The Borough of Brentwood 'is named after the town of Brentwood which is the main development in the area. There are still large areas of woodland including Shenfield Common, Hartswood (named after its last private owner, a Mr Hart), Weald Country Park, and Thorndon Country Park. The original district council was formed in 1974 from the former area of Brentwood Urban District, part of Epping and Ongar Rural District and part of Chelmsford Rural District'.

Category Brentwood
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website1042
Views of 'Full' Record1790

'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.'

Category Cannock Chase
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromCoppice Hill Car Park, near Brocton, Staffordshire
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website637
Views of 'Full' Record1447

'A strenuous walk through the Spital Brook valley into Broxbourne Woods National Nature Reserve and an assortment of ancient and wild woods and diverse woodland setting.'

Category Broxbourne
Distance (miles)15
Starting fromBroxbourne Station
Walks described here by
See also

Broxbourne Woods North / South Walks (Nos 26 and 27) [Brookmans Park Newsletter]

Visits to the Website746
Views of 'Full' Record1395

'The buildings of Cambridge constructed since 1945 have made a substantial contribution to the built environment of the city. There can be few cities of comparable size with such an array of work by nationally and internationally renowned designers ...' Part 1 The City Centre | Part 2 Four City Walks | Part 3 The Suburbs | Part 4 The Surrounding AreaALERT Unable to raise the Website originally cited here at Review, so Linked instead to related Site.

Description from

The Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry

Visits to the Website935
Views of 'Full' Record1550

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

Category Cannock Chase
Navigate the WebsiteCannock Chase [PDF]
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromGlacial Boulder Car Park, near Brocton
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1172
Views of 'Full' Record4549

'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 ...'

Category Cannock Chase
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromCannock Railway Station
Description from

Cannock Chase Council

Visits to the Website731
Views of 'Full' Record1598

'This green corridor, known as the Dagenham Corridor, runs from Hainault to the River Thames and includes the Eastbrookend Country Park, the Chase Local Nature Reserve and the Beam Valley Country Park.'

Visits to the Website817
Views of 'Full' Record1853

'Conceived by members of the Derbyshire Area Rambler's Association in 1970. The route starts at Derby Cathedral and ends in Edale. Much of the way follows the eastern Gritstone edges. A booklet was published by Thornhill Press ... Unfortunately this booklet is now out of print ... The booklet is available to download ... Please note that the booklet was published some 20 years ago.'

Category Derby
Navigate the Website>>> Download the Booklet [PDF]
Distance (miles)56
Starting fromDerby Cathedral
Visits to the Website591
Views of 'Full' Record1437

'Takes in over 30 miles of waterway and countryside on the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire border. There are many shortcuts and links across the trail which connect communities and provide shorter local loops and split the trail into smaller sections.'

Category Broxtowe
Distance (miles)30
Starting fromLangley Mill Railway Station
Visits to the Website804
Views of 'Full' Record1563

'A river valley walk between source and sea along the beautiful River Exe.'

Category Teignbridge
Distance (miles)48
Starting fromStarcross
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website932
Views of 'Full' Record2053

'These walks have all been published in past issues of the "The Village News". They have been devised by "one man and his dog" who takes absolutely no responsibility for accuracy or for any injury or mishap that might befall any person who follows them. And please don't try to blame the dog!'

Starting fromGreat Shelford
Visits to the Website1621
Views of 'Full' Record6759

'The village of Hamstreet is surrounded by public woodland including Hamstreet woods, an area of special scientific interest renowned for the presence of wild service trees and nightingales. The routes in this guide explore the contrasting elements of the local area, including Romney Marsh and the banks of the Royal Military Canal.' Unfortunately the original Website cited here seems to have become unavailable; so I have replaced the Link with one to a Walk from the Saturday Walkers' Club.

Category Ashford
Starting fromHamstreet
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website984
Views of 'Full' Record2043

'The Hidden Valleys is a lush, undulating expanse of countryside to the north of Nottingham, the historical gateway to Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest. Many ancient forest parks still remain in the Hidden Valleys landscape.' ALERT PDF originally cited here not found at Review; so linked instead to a more generic guide.

Category Ashfield
Distance (miles)10
Starting fromSelston
Description from

Ashfield District Council

Visits to the Website1289
Views of 'Full' Record5527

PDFs of six walks from and to stations on the light railway line which runs from Tenterden in Kent to Northiam in East Sussex.

Category Ashford
Starting fromTenterden (and stations along the line to Northiam in Sussex)
Description from

Kent & East Sussex Railway

Area
Visits to the Website1145
Views of 'Full' Record6532

'Footpath following the Lancashire coastline from Merseyside to Cumbria. The Lancashire coastal walk provides spectacular views of Morecambe Bay, the Bowland Fells and the Lake District, and the opportunity, particularly in spring and autumn, to observe the large variety of waders and seabirds for which the Lancashire coast and estuaries are internationally important.'

Category Fylde
Navigate the Website>>> Lancashire Coastal Way [PDF]
Distance (miles)137
Starting fromFreckleton
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website746
Views of 'Full' Record2517

'Walking route through London beginning at Kingston station and finishing at the Cutty Sark at Greenwich. This London Parks Way passes through the Royal Parks of Bushy Park, Richmond Park, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Regents Park, St James Park, and Greenwich Park as well as Hampton Court Park, Holland Park, Victoria Park and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The approximate distance is 65 miles It is split into 6 sections each of which is a self-contained walk that can be reached by train.'

Distance (miles)62
Starting fromKingston Railway Station
Description from

Rob Myers

Visits to the Website267
Views of 'Full' Record847

The Long Mynd Hike (which in Welsh means Long Mountain) is a 50 mile competition hike open to anyone aged 18 or over which takes place over the first weekend of October every year. The hike follows a set figure-of-eight route over the rugged countryside of South Shropshire and the Welsh Marches, with about 8,000 feet (3,000 metres) of climbing and covering eight summits.'

Category South Shropshire
Distance (miles)50
Starting fromChurch Stretton
Description from

Adam Gallimore

Walks described here by
Visits to the Website968
Views of 'Full' Record1801

'Longshaw Limber celebrates the Centenary of the National Trust. It takes in some of the best that the Peak District has to offer and yet it starts within 15 minutes of England’s fifth largest city, Sheffield ... This is my log of the Longshaw Limber challenge walk. As promised by the route description I found splendid scenery, haunting moorland, old halls, gritstone edges, a famous village and 4,200ft of ascent! The walk was designed by Paul Pugh.'

Category Derbyshire Dales
Distance (miles)30
Starting fromLongshaw Estate (NT)
Description from

Richard Briggs

Visits to the Website569
Views of 'Full' Record1431

'Traces a figure of eight, crossing at Loyn Bridge, about half a mile north of Hornby. It is waymarked throughout 37 mile (59kms) length with dedicated waymark discs (a yellow arrow and walk name on a green background). You can pick up the Walk at any point along its length, but the most easily accessible locations are at Carnforth, Hornby and Wennington. It’s ideal for a long weekend break (for the whole route) or for linear and circular day walks.'

Category Lancaster
Distance (miles)37
Starting fromCarnforth Railway Station
Description from

Lancashire County Council, Lancaster City Council and the Lune Valley Initiative via The Parish of Caton-with-Littledale

Visits to the Website818
Views of 'Full' Record1616

'The Lyke Wake Walk is still alive and well, and being walked every year by walkers of all ages and nationalities. It is a 42 mile walk from Scarth Wood Moor, Osmotherley, across the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors, ending on the north sea coast at Ravenscar. The challenge is to complete the full walk within 24 hours.'

Category Hambleton
Navigate the Website>>> The Lyke Wake Walk
Distance (miles)42
Starting fromScarth Wood Moor, Osmotherley
Description from

Lyke Wake Company Ltd

Visits to the Website870
Views of 'Full' Record2686

'Follows the routes of two disused railway lines, running between the historic market town of Aylsham and the medieval city of Norwich.'

Category Broadland
Distance (miles)26
Starting fromAylsham
Walks described here by
See also

Marriott's Way [Broadland District Council] | Marriott's Way Sculptures [Recording Archive for Public Sculpture in Norfolk & Suffolk]

Area
Visits to the Website1176
Views of 'Full' Record2012

'The Mary Towneley Loop is a section of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail for horse riders, mountain bikers and walkers ... The Trail follows a mix of old railways, packhorse routes and newly created tracks. It is signposted (follow the National Trail Acorn) with easy to use gates and special road crossing points.'

Category Calderdale
Navigate the Website>>> Mary Towneley Loop leaflet | leaflet - map [PDFs]
Distance (miles)47
Starting fromCharlestown near Hebden Bridge
Visits to the Website657
Views of 'Full' Record1737

'Ancient castles, historic villages and some of Kent's finest wildlife sites are to be discovered along the Medway Valley Walk, which runs from Tonbridge to Rochester.'

Distance (miles)28
Starting fromTonbridge
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website1062
Views of 'Full' Record1892

'Footpath across the Mendip Hills from Weston-super-Mare to Frome. It is divided into two sections. The West Mendip Way was opened in 1979 and starts at the Bristol Channel at Uphill Cliff. It climbs the Mendip escarpment affording views over the Somerset Levels. It then crosses the central Mendip plateau leading down to Cheddar Gorge and on to Wells ... From there the East Mendip Way continues through Shepton Mallet to Frome. The Mendip Way connects with the Macmillan Way, Monarch's Way, and Samaritans Way South West.'

Category North Somerset
Distance (miles)50
Starting fromUphill
Walks described here by
See also

Mendip Ways [LDWA] | West Mendip Way [LDWA]

Area
Visits to the Website790
Views of 'Full' Record2423

'A walk along the Meon Valley discovering the churches founded in the 7th century by Saint Wilfrid.'

Category East Hampshire
Distance (miles)27
Starting fromTitchfield Haven National Nature Reserve
Description from

Bridge Churches

Area
Visits to the Website984
Views of 'Full' Record1445

'A long distance route, circa 29 miles, from Haslemere Station to Arundel Station, and vice versa, in The South Downs National Park. Originally planned and published as a 19.25 mile route from Midhurst to Arundel, a new spur of 9.5 miles has recently been added connecting Midhurst Bus Station to Haslemere. Train access/egress is London Victoria to Arundel or London Waterloo to Haslemere.' Unfortunately at Review the Link to the 'Violet Designs' Website was unavailable; so I have changed to the GPS Cycle and Walking Site.

Category Sussex
Distance (miles)29
Starting fromArundel Station
Description from

Violet Designs

Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website833
Views of 'Full' Record2030

'The unique Millennium Way is a gem of a long-distance path, taking in 100 miles of the diverse, delightful and historic heart of England. The route extends from Pershore, Worcestershire, in the west to Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire in the east.'

Category Wychavon
Distance (miles)100
Starting fromPershore
Description from

Solihull 41 Club

Visits to the Website811
Views of 'Full' Record1547

'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.'

Category Dover
Distance (miles)27
Starting fromSholden
See also

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

Area
Visits to the Website625
Views of 'Full' Record1390

'Walkers' route through East Yorkshire, between the magnificent Minsters of Beverley and York, visiting Arram, Scorborough, North Dalton, Lockington, Millington, Great Givendale, Bishop Wilton, Full Sutton, Stamford Bridge, Kexby and Fulford ... It was established in 1980 by Ray Wallis of the East Yorkshire Area of The Ramblers.'

Distance (miles)50
Starting fromBeverley Minster, Beverley
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website782
Views of 'Full' Record1546

'Walking or cycling along the towpath is an excellent way to experience the peace and tranquility of this rural canal. This is also a popular canal for canoeing – paddling quietly through peaceful green surroundings is a great way to spot wildlife.'

Category North Shropshire
Distance (miles)35
Starting fromFrankton Junction
Walks described here by
See also

Montgomery Canal [Canal & River Trust] | Montgomery Canal [Wikipedia]

Visits to the Website827
Views of 'Full' Record1925

'This exceptionally lovely walk takes you through the beautiful Shropshire and Herefordshire countryside, from Ludlow to Kington.'

Category South Shropshire
Distance (miles)30
Starting fromLudlow Castle, Ludlow
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website942
Views of 'Full' Record1854

'Walking trail meandering through contrasting landscapes between the medieval town of King’s Lynn and the Farm and Workhouse museum in Gressenhall.'

Distance (miles)33
Starting fromKing's Lynn
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website1254
Views of 'Full' Record1699

'Walking trail linking Liphook with Chichester Harbour. It was first conceived in the 1980's by a group of Liphook Ramblers who devised a route from their home town to Chichester Cathedral.'

Category East Hampshire
Navigate the Website>>> Guidebook [PDF]
Distance (miles)39
Starting fromLiphook
Description from

Footprints of Sussex

Area
Visits to the Website798
Views of 'Full' Record1739

'Newbiggin by the Sea has a thriving artistic community and a rich variety of artworks to explore. "Couple" by Sean Henry may be our most famous but take this walk around the village and you will discover many, many more. Stone carvings, ceramic panels, stained glass windows & community sculpture can all be found on the trail. Many of the artworks featured have been produced by artists living and working in the village. The entire trail will take about two hours but it can be enjoyed in shorter sections.'

Distance (miles)4
Starting fromSt Bartholomew's Church, Newbiggin by the Sea
Visits to the Website916
Views of 'Full' Record2463

'Project worked with local communities to establish a 25 mile circular heritage trail in North Warwickshire passing through the parishes of Atherstone, Mancetter, Hartshill, Ansley, Arley, Astley, Fillongley, Maxstoke, Shustoke, Nether Whitacre, Kingsbury, Baddesley Ensor and Merevele.'

Distance (miles)26
Starting fromAtherstone Heritage Feature
Visits to the Website823
Views of 'Full' Record1471

'The North Blackpool Pond Trail is a historic but little-known network of ponds and wetlands ... '

Category Blackpool
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromBispham
Description from

Live Blackpool

See also

Blackpool Conservation Team [Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside]

Visits to the Website886
Views of 'Full' Record3290

'The North Chiltern Trail is designed to encourage people to explore this lovely area on foot and is being created by combining the original and extended routes of The Chiltern Way footpath in the North Chilterns. This will provide a 67km/42 mile circular walking route through some of the most delightful Chiltern countryside of Bedfordshire and north Hertfordshire, including parts of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.'

Distance (miles)42
Starting fromLilley
Description from

Chiltern Society

Visits to the Website659
Views of 'Full' Record1495

'The walk will allow you to discover ancient royal hunting grounds, sites of special scientific interest, dense woodlands, a river valley, reservoirs and farmland, with fantastic views across the contrasting landscapes of the Birmingham Plateau and the Black Country in the north, to the rural beauty of the Worcestershire countryside in the south.'

Category Wyre Forest
Distance (miles)37
Starting fromBewdley
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website851
Views of 'Full' Record1789

'Explores the changing countryside in Northwest Notts. Not so long ago this was a walk to work but with time to heal it is becoming mature landscape with signs of man's intervention blending back to nature.'

Category 1: 11-25 Miles
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromBrierly Forest Park
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website768
Views of 'Full' Record1406

'Does a complete circle around Salisbury. The route uses existing public roads, public rights of way and some newly created permitted paths. Some sections of the footpath are waymarked by a metal plate attached to wooden posts which show a picture of the cathedral spire.'

Category Salisbury
Distance (miles)32
Starting fromSouth Newton
Walks described here by
See also

Old Sarum Way [GPS Cycling & Walking Routes]

Area
Visits to the Website713
Views of 'Full' Record1553

'In 2015 the Oldham Way is to be relaunched with hopefully our Real Oldham Way being adopted, thereby removing the road sections and perambulating through Moston Brook which is well on the way to be a new country park!' ALERT The Oldham Ramblers - from whose former Web Site this quote was taken - have now moved their Web presence to the Ramblers' Association Website.

Category Oldham
Distance (miles)40
Starting fromClarence Hotel, Greenfield
Visits to the Website943
Views of 'Full' Record1863

'Delightful and challenging 33-mile route combining Offa’s Dyke Path and the Montgomery and Llangollen canals to form a circular walk around the border town of Oswestry. The guide book and annual challenge to complete the route are in support of Cancer Research UK and Lingen Davies Cancer Fund.'

Category North Shropshire
Distance (miles)33
Starting fromOswestry
Visits to the Website370
Views of 'Full' Record1136

'CPRE Oxfordshire created the 50 mile circular walk as part of its 75th birthday celebrations, and to highlight the importance of the Green Belt, which was created around Oxford 50 years ago.'

Category Oxford
Distance (miles)50
Starting fromThornhill Park & Ride
Description from

CPRE Oxfordshire

Visits to the Website946
Views of 'Full' Record2349

'Paston Way is a 22 mile walk between Cromer and North Walsham, discovering the area's beautiful medieval churches. Each church has its own hidden history and one was even moved brick by brick from a cliff top to save it from the sea. To visit all 14 of the fine churches on the Paston Way, the trail covers 29.5 miles.'

Category North Norfolk
Distance (miles)30
Starting fromNorth Walsham
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website1517
Views of 'Full' Record3665

'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 ...'

Distance (miles)33
Starting fromIlam
Description from

Eyam Parish Church

Visits to the Website379
Views of 'Full' Record931

'Footpath route designed to link the communities of the Humberhead Peatlands. The walk includes the first permissive paths across the famous Thorne and Hatfield Moors, wildlife sites of national and European importance.'

Category Doncaster
Distance (miles)50
Starting fromThorne
Description from

Ian Harrison

Visits to the Website1062
Views of 'Full' Record2133

'An ever popular route is The Pendle Way. Starting at the Pendle Heritage Centre in Barrowford this route circles the district but is split into eight manageable “chunks”.'

Category Pendle
Distance (miles)45
Starting fromBarrowford
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website943
Views of 'Full' Record1832

'Journey from Sabden in Lancashire through the Ribble Valley and the Forest of Bowland to Lancaster.' ALERT Website inaccessible at Review; cited LDWA Web Page as alternative.

Category Ribble Valley
Distance (miles)48
Starting fromSabden
Description from

Phil Bedsom

Visits to the Website979
Views of 'Full' Record1816

'This new (2010) long distance walking route follows the course of the River Avon by linking existing rights of way from Pewsey to Salisbury. In Salisbury the trail connects to the existing 34-mile Avon Valley Path to Christchurch. The trail is accompanied by a walking guide.'

Category Kennet
Navigate the Website>>> List of Paths >>> Pewsey Avon Trail
Distance (miles)28
Starting fromPewsey
Description from

Chris Cole

Walks described here by
See also

Pewsey Avon Trail by Chris Cole (Hobnob Press, 2010)

Area
Visits to the Website735
Views of 'Full' Record2983

'The Pilgrimage Route is open to all and makes a very pleasant and energetic day out! It utilizes the Greenway through Newham, joins the Limehouse Cut to the yachting basin, takes the Regents Canal to Victoria Park and then follows the Lee Canal past the Olympic site and on to Waltham Abbey ... As this ride is mostly on off road paths and tracks it is also suitable for walkers.'

Distance (miles)23
Starting fromBarking Abbey
Walks described here by
See also

Pilgrimage Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

Visits to the Website660
Views of 'Full' Record1508

'Follow a medieval route from the shrine of St Swithun at Winchester Cathedral, weaving across the landscape by way of Bishop's Waltham and Southwick to Portsmouth in the footsteps of the Miquelots, pilgrims who made the long journey to worship St Michael in Normandy.'

Category Winchester
Distance (miles)29
Starting fromWinchester Cathedral
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website939
Views of 'Full' Record1710

'The route travels from Wareham to Corfe Castle, then eastwards to Ballard Down, then south and westwards along the South West Coast path to Chapman's Pool, then north to Corfe Castle.'

Category Purbeck
Distance (miles)28
Starting fromWareham
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website975
Views of 'Full' Record1804

'Long Distance Footpath that joins Harby in Nottingham with Westminster Abbey.' ALERT At Review, the original Website seemed no longer to be available, so I have Linked instead to a historical description on the LDWA Site.

Distance (miles)215
Starting fromHarby
Visits to the Website997
Views of 'Full' Record2912

'Long distance circular walk starting in Ripon with 12 small circular walks en route.' Walk originally described by Les Taylor and copies of his 1996 booklet should still be available from Amazon via the Rotary Club of Ripon Rowels.

Category Harrogate
Distance (miles)50
Starting fromRipon Cathedral, Ripon
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1118
Views of 'Full' Record6746

'Long-distance footpath, following the route of the River Parrett in Somerset, England. The trail, which is 50 miles (80 km) long, runs from Chedington in Dorset to the mouth of the river in Bridgwater Bay where it joins the West Somerset Coast Path.'

Category West Dorset
Distance (miles)50
Starting fromChedington
Walks described here by
See also

River Parrett Trail [Discover South Somerset]

Area
Visits to the Website801
Views of 'Full' Record1839

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