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'"There are several way-marked trails such as the Cotswold Way that pass close by, but until now Stroud hasn’t had a route of its own”, explained Stroud resident and keen walker Debbie Hew ...
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Category Stroud

'The Wainwrights are the 214 fells that appear in Alfred Wainwright's seven volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells which range in height from 985ft to 3120ft. There are over 500 summ ...
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Category Cumbria

'The walk, split into ten day stages, literally follows in the footsteps of 'AW' at work. It links the sights he sketched and wrote about in Lancashire and Westmorland, spending time in Kendal, whe ...
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'The Wakefield District Local Access Forum was established in July 2003 to advise the Council on the improvement of access to land in the District for open-air recreation and enjoyment. A ...
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Category Wakefield

‘The Wakefield Way was planned in 2004 but never became an official route because some of the proposed paths lacked definitive map status. Now the project has been revived by the Wakefield ...
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Category Wakefield

'Welcome to the world of Bus Walks. If you are unfamiliar with the concept it is simply taking a bus to a public footpath, walking along the footpath for anything between 5 and 15 miles th ...
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'The Wales Coast Path travels the length of the Welsh coastline. Along the way you will encounter new stretches as well as established routes, for example, the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path and the ...
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Category Flintshire

'Usually lasting about 2 hours, each walk brings to life, in a clear and engaging manner, the history of different parts of today's Hackney, through its buildings, people and past events. The walks ...
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Category Hackney

'Walking With The Wounded was established in 2010 to raise funds for the re-education and re-training of our wounded servicemen and women. For most, leaving the Armed Forces was not so ...
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Category Charity Walks

'There are of course many other footpaths, bridleways and roads in the area. Look out particularly for the marked routes, such as the South Telford Way, which will allow you to search out ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'Isle of Man has a range of countryside on offer to tempt the outdoor sportsman, and walkers in particular. Steep hills and even Snaefell mountain offer challenges to experienced walkers, and relax ...
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Category Isle of Man

'There are a myriad of routes to and from Dunham of different lengths. This leaflet highlights some of our favourites, along with interesting features to be spotted on route.'


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Category Trafford

'This walk starts and finishes at Hartland, crossing the peninsula to the north west and following the South West Coast Path to Hartland Point and down the west coast before returning across countr ...
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Category Torridge

'We offer a range of walks for a wide variety of interests, but we can also tailor a tour just for you or your group. Enjoy exploring our website and finding out why the Copper Kingdom is a great p ...
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Category Isle of Anglesey

You can also use 'Activity Search', followed by 'What would you like to do?' (Walking & Hiking), followed by 'Where would you like to go?'.


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Category Wales

'Walking and cycling is an ideal way to appreciate the diversity of Sandwell's 14 historic canals and branches ... This handy guide is a brief introduction to some of the great walks and cycle rout ...
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Category Sandwell

'The Malhamdale Brochure has details of five Walks: [1] Malham Landscape Spectacular (4.5 miles) - - - : [2] Malham Cove, Dry Valley, Malham Tarn and Pikedaw (7.6 miles) - - - : [3] Janets ...
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Category Craven

'I eventually found more than 70 "written up" circular walks close to Rugby from various sources, including books, council promotions, and websites. I’m not including walks from websites which just ...
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Category Rugby

Website Sections include: [1] Introduction to walking on the Malverns - - - : [2] Leaflets, web pages describing walking routes. Plus our own GPS routes - - - : [3] Guide Books - - - : [4] Led Walk ...
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Category Malvern Hills

'The open spaces at Penrose are ideal to explore and learn about the history of the estate. Take a walk through the parkland from Helston to Porthleven and you'll experience amazing views of Loe Po ...
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Category West Cornwall

'Being just a small journey from London and its airports, our horizon is only a short break away. Why not join us in Suffolk and Norfolk to chill out, to find exhilaration in a sea breeze, to drink ...
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Category Suffolk

'The hills around Loch Leven afford stunning views both of the Loch and over the numerous counties surrounding Kinross-shire and spanning the area from the River Forth to the south and the River Ta ...
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Category Kinross-shire

'Assynt includes, and is surrounded by, spectacular mountains, most of which rise up from an undulating landscape of Lewisian Gneiss as isolated peaks of reddish-brown Torridonian sandstone, often ...
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Category Sutherland

'Cornwall, with the longest coastline in Britain offers everything that a walker could want; ancient paths and ways and rights of way established by the miners, fishermen and farm workers over ...
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Category Cornwall

'We have for sale the following items for walkers in Kent: [1] 10 Favourite Walks in the Kent Countryside - - - : [2] 21 Walks Around Ashford - - - : [3] The Secrets of Countryside Access - - - : [ ...
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Category Kent

'Our weekly walks column in the Manchester Evening News ran for eighteen years during which we contributed over 900 walks. Many of the walks are now available via our website.'


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Category North West

Amongst other useful information, the Website has brief descriptions of a range of paths and trails, including: [1] Rotary 5 Quays Walk - - - : [2] Poole Trail - - - : [3] The Bourne Valley Greenwa ...
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Category Poole

'Each site has been assessed for its ease of use for visitors with limited mobility including, families with small children, wheelchair and mobility scooter users.The icons on the page are desi ...
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Category Shropshire

'All the information on this site is provided with no guarantee as to its accuracy, and visitors are reminded of the BMC [British Mountaineering Council] participation statement which states that " ...
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Category Caernarfonshire

'Bishop's Castle and Clun are Walkers are Welcome towns, two of six in the Shropshire Hills, and a special effort is made to ensure public footpaths are in good order.'


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Category South Shropshire

'A Walking In Your Community Group is a group of people from a local area who are keen to come together to do some physical exercise in the outdoors. It could be an existing group/associat ...
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Category Northern Ireland

The Walk 'Embankment • The Strand • Covent Garden • Trafalgar Square • St Martin’s Lane and Five Dials • Soho and Chinatown • Greek Street and Soho Square • Oxford Street and Tottenham Cou ...
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Category Westminster

'Breadalbane is the ancient, the majestic, and, best of all, the undiscovered heart of Scotland. From whichever direction you arrive, Breadalbane unfolds before you in all its glory, as it ...
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Category Perthshire

The Walks include: [1] West Coker Parish Walk (4 miles) - - - : [2] Hardington Parish Walk (4 miles) - - - : [3] Odcombe Parish Walk (5 miles) - - - : [4] Barwick Parish Walk (3 miles) - - - : [5] ...
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Category South Somerset

'A website which helps you to enjoy the varied countryside of East Yorkshire. Whether you’re an experienced walker or just fancy a Sunday stroll, you'll find a route to suit your needs.'


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'Snowdon is a climb, but even the less fit can still manage it - thousands of people, including many young children do it each year. None of the routes up involve climbing except Crib Goch - you sh ...
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Category Caernarfonshire

'Pendle Hill rises majestically above an ancient hunting ground, once the home of wolves and wild boar, a wild and mysterious place. Beneath the hill lie pretty villages which tell a story of intri ...
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Category Pendle

Full details of about 100 Walks including maps, GPX, technical difficulty, hills climbed, etc.: 'Pick a walk by rating: [1] gentle, ideal for beginners - - - : [2] easy - - - : [3] moderate - - - : ...
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Category Cumbria

Walks in the Forest of Bowland 1. Hurst Green - Longridge Fell ... 2. Hurst Green - River Hodder ... 3. Edisford Bridge - Mitton ... 4. Chipping - Wolf Fell ... 5. Whitewell - Browsholme . ...
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Category Lancashire

'n the middle of the woods at the very end of Withybed Corner, having negotiated a few potholes on the way (after rain!), is a little haven called The Bell; or "The Rat", as that is what The Bell i ...
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'Port of Bristol apprentices have been working with members of the Pill community to restore a half-mile section of footpath along the historic sea bank next to the River Avon at Pill Long ...
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Category North Somerset

'This webpage is provided by the Yorkshire Dales Public Transport Users Group, you are advised to confirm details of bus services with operators before travelling. Please check bus and tra ...
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Category North Yorkshire

The Walks are from these Stations on the Line: [1] Oxenholme (8 miles) - - - : [2] Kendal (7 miles) - - - : [3] Burneside (6.5 miles) - - - : [4] Staveley (4.5 miles) - - - : [5] Windermere (7 mile ...
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Category South Lakeland

'The walks are mostly based in the Ceiriog Valley, and start from the front door of The Hand, but there are also walks in there around Chirk, Oswestry Racecourse and even into Snowdonia.'< ...
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Category Wrexham

The Branch Lines are: [1] Atlantic Coast Line - - - : [2] Looe Valley Line - - - : [3]  Maritime Line - - - : [4] St Ives Bay Line - - - : [5] Tamar Valley Line - - - : [6] Tarka Line - - -: [7 ...
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Category Cornwall

'I have lived in Farnsfield for much of my life and have walked and run along nearly all the paths surrounding the village over the years.  I don’t do as much running as to cover the different path ...
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'Most of the walks are available online so are only a click away. Some of the walks listed are described in books or pamphlets. Generally we've included those books that you can easily buy at the m ...
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Category Oxford

'... Most are relatively short walks which will take around 2 to 2.5 hours, suitable for both the keen walker and for families seeking to enjoy the area perhaps in conjunction with a drink or meal! ...
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Category Chiltern

Details of about fifteen walks ranging in length from 1 mile to 15 miles.


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Category Cumbria

Details of about 40 Walks 'mainly concentrated in the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors, but there are also many village, river and coastal walks included'.


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[1] Corfe Common History Walk - - - : [2] Castle Views from Castle View - - - : [3] The Purbeck Ridgeway - - - : [4] Corfe Castle and Grange Arch Walk - - - : [5] Tramway Tramp


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Category Purbeck

[1] The Scotney Castle Stroll - - - : [2] The River Teise Walk - - - : [3] The Tour of Lamberhurst - - - : [4] The Golf & Castle Walk - - - : [5] The Hook Green Walk - - - : [6] The Scotney Cas ...
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Category Tunbridge Wells

'As Britain’s newest National Park the South Downs offers you rolling hills, picturesque villages, ancient woodland, crystal clear rivers and the iconic Seven Sisters cliffs. Running the entire len ...
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Category Sussex

'A number of walks are beside, through or across farms, estates and golf courses - please respect the Countryside Code and give golfers priority.'


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Category Fife

'Welcome to Scotland, land of the brave and fearless. It is also land for the adventurous walker, camper and intrepid explorer. www.walkscotland.com is a comprehensive list of walking tours, mounta ...
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Category Scotland

'Free leaflets are available from a number of information points around the town and surrounding area including the Wallingford Town Information Centre and several local hotels. However, w ...
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'Walney Island is a small sliver of land that lies in the Irish Sea like a defensive barrier across the tip of the Furness Peninsula, protecting Barrow-in-Furness, its docks and surroundin ...
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Details of six Walks: [1] Hartshall Lane Walk - - - : [2] Historic Trail - - - : [3] Hundred Lane Walk - - - : [4] Orchid Walk - - - : [5] Three Windmills Walk - - - : [6] Trades and Occupations Wa ...
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Category Mid Suffolk

'The Beckham Trail has not been authorised, endorsed or licensed by David Beckham or any of his representatives. The Beckham Trail was initiated by the London Borough of Waltham Forest ind ...
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Category Waltham Forest

'The Walthamstow reservoirs offer easy and safe access for all visitors, with disabled access on most of the reservoirs ... The entrance is just a seven-minute walk from the Victoria line at Totten ...
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Category Waltham Forest

The four Trails are: [1] Walton Wildlife Trail (3.7 miles) - - - : [2] Walton History Trail (3.5 miles)  - - - : [3] Walton WWII Trail (1.0 mile) - - - : [4] Walton Little Explorer Trail (0.7 mile) ...
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Category Tendring

'The walk generally follows field edge paths, tracks and some minor roads through the Lincolnshire Wolds, which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The walk is relatively eas ...
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'The River Wandle has two sources, in Waddon and Carshalton, and flows to join the River Thames at Wandsworth. In its industrial heyday, it was Britain’s "hardest working river", with over 90 mills ...
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Category Croydon

'The walks pass the downland villages of Letcombe Regis and Letcombe Bassett, famed for horseracing, picturesque Childrey with its village duck pond and a 16th century manor house where Charles I s ...
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The three Descriptions are titled: [1] Birchington on Sea - Reculver - Sarre - - - : [2] Reculver to Grove Ferry - - - : [3] Herne Bay to Reculver


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Category Canterbury

'The original River Lea rose at Leagrove Marsh near Luton and flowed some seventy miles to the Thames at Bow Creek, downstream of the Isle of Dogs. It was navigable with difficulty up to Hertford b ...
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'Breathtaking views and shady glades, an Iron Age hill fort and lots of wildlife make this a truly memorable walk. You can start the walk at either end of the route as it is signposted in both dire ...
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Category Purbeck

'Warnham sits in the lower Sussex Weald. The soil is composed almost entirely of heavy Wealden clay. In the winter months the footpaths around Warnham can be very wet and muddy and appropriate foot ...
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Category Horsham

'A Walking Day is a type of church parade. Walking days are most common in the North West region of England, where they are an annual event for many towns and villages. In some rur ...
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Category Warrington

'Warrior was dubbed the “Horse the Germans Could Not Kill” by the newspapers of his era having survived some of the First World War’s most famous conflicts. He was first led into battle in 1914 by ...
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Category Isle of Wight

'Although there is no certainty as to who Wat was, with some believing he was a king of Mercia and others saying that he did not exist at all, and with the name Wat being a personal name during the ...
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Category Montgomeryshire

'Once Edinburgh’s industrial heartland, the valley was host to over 70 mills harnessing the power of the water to produce paper, fabric, and flour with the river mouth supporting a vibrant dock and ...
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'The Water Rail Way features vast open fenland landscapes, with long views and expansive skies. Enjoy the fresh air and discover the commissioned artwork depicting Lincolnshire’s assets an ...
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Category Lincoln

'If you're just looking for somewhere to get started, I would suggest the Four Waterfalls and Elidir Trail walks in Waterfall Country, part of the Fforest Fawr mountain range in t ...
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Category Wales

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