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Longer distance range: 26-50 miles

'Nominally the route is 45 miles long from the English border at Anchor near Clun in Shropshire, to the Welsh coast at Clarach Bay near Aberystwyth. How long it takes is up to you ... the average c ...
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Category South Shropshire

'The route follows tracks and footpaths throughout, but after leaving Cannich it becomes increasingly remote; the upper reaches of Glen Affric being amongst the most isolated in the Highlands. Some ...
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Category 2: 26-50 Miles

'The route is divided up into 11 sections, ten of which are made into circular walks, and other circular walks in Airedale are also included.'


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Category Leeds

'The Allan King Way and this guidebook is dedicated to the memory of Allan King who worked voluntarily for the Hampshire Area of the Ramblers’ Association as Publicity Officer. His way of ...
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Category Fareham

'Take in the classic scenery of the central lakes with views of Lake Windermere, Grasmere, and Ullswater. There are lots of opportunities to sample the famous Read More...

Category South Lakeland

'Based on the historic Warwickshire towns of Henley-in-Arden and Alcester, weaving its way through the delightful Shakespearian countryside and Forest of Arden.'


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'The route, from an original idea from Greta Pennington, has been designed and researched by Ramblers members. Greta Pennington was chairman of Herefordshire Area and Mortimer Group of the Ramblers ...
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Category Brecknockshire

'The Avon Valley is a very special place; it has a greater range of habitats and a wider variety of flora and fauna than any other chalk river in Britain. The broad flood plain of the lower valley ...
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Category Salisbury

'It goes through very varied countryside taking in rivers, canals, woods, pastures and arable fields as well as visiting many Buckinghamshire towns and villages; always with views of either the Chi ...
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Category Aylesbury Vale

'Different parts of the canal hold their own surprises such as the flights of locks in Surrey, the lakes and flashes near Mytchett or the rolling fields and picturesque cottages near Odiham. There ...
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Category 2: 26-50 Miles

'Should you find that the route description does not match the route on the ground, either through my error or due to changes to footpaths or pub names etc., please let me know so that corrections ...
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The Bishop Bennet Way 'is named after William Bennet (4 March 1745 - 1820), Bishop of Cork and Ross (1790–1794) and subsequently Bishop of Cloyne (1794–1820), who carried ...
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'The walk is just over 50 miles around the boundaries of Bolton and is broken down into eight more manageable stages, each starting and finishing on a bus route. Indeed, getting the bus would be se ...
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Category Bolton

'Straddling the deep trough occupied by Thirlmere, the two sets of fells split into two manageable hill days. The Armboth Fells are slightly smaller in terms of overall height but in terms of work ...
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Category Allerdale

'The Boudicca Way is named after the legendary warrior Queen of the Iceni, whose tribes once inhabited the area, and passes through the beautiful, unspoilt rural countryside of South Norfo ...
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Category South Norfolk

'Whilst the Dorset Coast Path evolved over many years before receiving official recognition as part of a National Trail, the Solent Way was devised as recently as 1982 to be Hampshire’s lasting con ...
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Category Purbeck

'The Ramblers Route, which circumnavigates Bracknell town, is made up of two loops, forming a figure of eight circuit. This can be completed in full or each loop can be completed as a sepa ...
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Category Bracknell Forest

'To help prospective walkers find their way along the route a comprehensive walk booklet was produced, charged at only £1.99 per copy. As time has passed, the team have created 16 circular walks ta ...
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Category Bradford

'The Brenig Way starts in the beautiful Dee Valley and takes walkers into some of the quietest parts of Denbighshire, where peaceful paths snake though natural woodlands and along steep si ...
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Category Denbighshire

'The Bridgewater Way is being promoted by the Bridgewater Canal Trust, a partnership which comprises 8 local authorities and The Manchester Ship Canal Company (part of the Peel Holdings Gr ...
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Category Halton

'While some of the Brontë Way crosses wild and desolate moorland, civilisation is never far away and there are plenty of pubs and country houses to stop off for a quick pint of ale en rout ...
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Category Kirklees

'Divided into six sections each starting and finishing on a public transport route; they can be walked individually or combined to make longer routes for more experienced walkers, and if you keep y ...
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Category Burnley

'Ealdoram Byrhtnoth was a veteran East Saxon hero who lost his life leading his countrymen against Viking raiders at the battle of Maldon on 11 August 991, that is remembered in Anglo-Saxo ...
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Category Uttlesford

'At just under 30 miles the full walk isn't for the faint-hearted, however it's often broken down into sections (eg Yorkshire Sculpture Park to Cawthorne) by those wanting a shorter route.'


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Category Wakefield

'The walk is accessible by public transport. Additionally it can be split into short walks also by using public transport. Additionally, there are many link paths ... The whole walk is circular and ...
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Category Calderdale

'This superb, two-day walking route takes you along Northern Ireland's most celebrated coastline. High cliffs, secluded beaches and numerous historic and natural landmarks are just some of the trea ...
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'The Trail can be started at any point but starting from Dorchester will enable you to walk the entire length of the trail.'


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Category West Dorset

'Most walkers start and finish at Pocklington, a pleasant market town with plenty of eating and drinking establishments, and some overnight accommodation. Pocklington is situated about a mile n ...
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'The Chesterfield Round Walk is extremely flexible. The leaflet describes the route in a clockwise direction, though it is comprehensively waymarked in both. It passes through or close to ...
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 'This walk runs from the outskirts of High Wycombe to Crowsley Park, near Henley on Thames. The route includes several long sections along the River Thames where you will ...
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Category Chiltern

'The Clyde Coastal Path (CCP) crosses some beautiful country, particularly the section over the muir from the Kelly Burn to Greenock and the part from the Cochno Road to the Stockiemuir Ro ...
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Category Renfrewshire

'It should be noted that there are no shorter alternatives as facilities and public transport are severely limited to the area immediately around the main A17 trunk road. This means that once one e ...
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Category Boston

'It follows ancient trackways of Celtic origin and passes by a number of Bronze and Iron Age settlements. Along the route are several good view points with views of the Brecon Beacons and Bristol C ...
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Category Merthyr Tydfil

'You will travel through a variety of landscapes: heathland, moorland, deciduous & coniferous woodland, farmland, deeply wooded valleys and historic villages with expansive views over to the No ...
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Category Sedgemoor

The aim of the Friends of the Community Forest Path is 'to encourage the use of the 45-mile Community Forest Path around Bristol and to promote it as the embodiment of the Green Belt'.


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Category Bristol

'We risked doing this in March, wanting to get out walking early. Although forecasts were generally not optimistic, we were lucky and it only rained lightly, once. In terms of the route, we chose w ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The route is one of Sustrans' Art Trails and features a collection of artworks including Terris Novalis by internationally renowned artist Tony Cragg, a theodolite and an engineer's level ...
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'For more details of the 40-mile route, see the "Green Book" : A Coventry Way: A 40 mile circular Walk 18 Maps and Directions.' There are also Downloadable Versions of the ACW Green Book.< ...
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Category Coventry

'Goes through tranquil countryside where scarcely a house can be seen; has some of the earliest staircase locks ever built (240 years ago); is hugely popular with walkers; has some of the best cana ...
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Category Chesterfield

'The route follows, where possible, the course of the River Dane, passing Shires Head, Danebridge, Eaton, Congleton and Holmes Chapel. The second half of the route includes significant road walking ...
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Category High Peak

'There is not a public right of way over the whole route but short deviations enable the walk to be completed. This applies especially to the east of the moor. It will be necessary to check times o ...
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Category West Devon

'Walk highlights include the splendid Bretton Country Park near the start of the walk. The country park includes 500 acres of lakes and parkland, housing various sculptures as well as bein ...
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Category Barnsley

'The path is suitable for walkers and cyclists with many sections suitable for horses as well and is Route 135 of the National Cycle Network which is coordinated and promoted by Sustrans. The route ...
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Category City of Aberdeen

'The way-marked route traverses the rolling countryside within the Districts of Amber Valley, Erewash Valley and South Derbyshire and passes through 22 Civil Parishes in the rural environs surround ...
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Category Erewash

The route is crossed at intervals by regular bus bus routes to and from Doncaster which makes it possible to complete sections of the walk or to beat a hasty retreat if sore feet or aching limbs pr ...
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Category Doncaster

'We lay on coaches from Swanage to Weymouth on the morning of the event - last coach 7:45am - at a cost of £8.00 in addition to the event entry fee. Coach details on the confirmation e-mail. Regist ...
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Category 2: 26-50 Miles

'The Downs Link follows 2 disused railway lines and crosses the Surrey Hills, the Low Weald, the South Downs and the Coastal Plain. Since the trains departed in the 1960's the embankments ...
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Category Guildford

'The route is a mixture of disused mineral railway line, public rights of way, and roads. Whilst the entire route is available to cyclists and walkers, substantial sections between Harby and Fledbo ...
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Category Bolsover

'The route is presented from west to east in six stages and is waymarked throughout, providing an easy follow trail.'


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Category East Devon

'The table of maps show the route of the England Coast Path along this stretch of coast and the adjoining land that is coastal margin, as approved by the Secretary of State on 18 July 2013 ...
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Category Hartlepool

'Sennybridge Training Area (SENTA) consists of approximately 31,000 acres (12,000 ha) of MOD freehold land and 6,000 acres (2,500 ha) of land leased from Forest Enterprise. It measures app ...
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Category Brecknockshire

'The valley is a special place which has inspired great authors such as D. H. Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe and the Erewash Valley Trail project is supported by local celebrities including ac ...
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Category Broxtowe

'Esklets are a series of becks that join up down in the valley close to Castleton. The walk starts at Castleton Moor station and passes through or near eight of the villages along the Esk ...
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Category Scarborough

'The majority of the route follows footpaths and quiet country lanes where there is little traffic but there are brief stretches of busy roads in Exeter and Tiverton.'


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Category Teignbridge

'It is best to walk the trail from south to north, mainly because for the last 5 miles into Ely you get to see Ely cathedral rising above the Fens like a ship ahead of you, the towers seeming like ...
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Category Cambridge

'The route which is sign posted and has a frog logo is via Strensall, Sheriff Hutton, Crayke and Oulston.'


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Category York

'The route affords superb views from the North Downs to the Greensand hills and visa-versa. It follows some of the most attractive paths in Surrey and visits locations special in the history of the ...
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Category 2: 26-50 Miles

'Although we have walked in the area for over 30 years we were amazed at the new things we saw when walking the circuit for the first time. The countryside and the views are so different at various ...
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Category Guildford

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'We are a local footpaths group based in the Gordano Valley area of North Somerset. We cater for all abilities with walks varying from ambles of about 4 miles up to more strenuous walks of about 12 ...
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Category North Somerset

'By amalgamating various canal companies, the Grand Union Canal was formed to link London with the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire coalfields and Birmingham under single ownership. The Leicester Line pr ...
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Category 2: 26-50 Miles

'The aim of the Grantham Canal Society is to open the Canal all the way from Grantham through to the River Trent, bringing an element of tourism to the area, and recreating a beautiful wat ...
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Category South Kesteven

'The Great Stones Way is conceived as a central part of the ancient Ridgeway trail which follows the chalk escarpments across southern England from the Wash to the coast of Dorset. The Rid ...
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Category Swindon

'Leave the bustle of city life behind for the green fingers of parks, woodlands and fields that embrace the capital from the River Thames to Nunhead Cemetery.'


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Category Greenwich

'The Greensand Ridge Walk is Bedfordshire’s premier long distance walk passing through Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire. The walk was opened in 1986 and from its beginning has proved to ...
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'The Gritstone Trail offers true upland walking, mostly over 1000 feet/304 metres – a surprise for those who thought the Cheshire Plain was the county’s only landscape feature! These are w ...
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Category Cheshire East

'We know that Holst walked in Cranham Woods and that his mother’s family had property there. We know of Holst’s association with Cheltenham and we know of his posts in Bourton and Wyck Rissington. ...
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Category Stroud

'The journey begins with a stay at the Inn on the Lake, on the pristine shores of Ullswater and heads for Grasmere and the Travellers Rest via an ancient packhorse route. Then it’s onto the Scafell ...
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Category Eden

'It should be noted that the section that goes through Crystal Rig windfarm has become dificult to follow and good navigation is required to continue on the historic track.'


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Category East Lothian

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Category Hertsmere

'Splitting the walk into two stages would give you an approximate halfway point at Whitwell or Dunsop Bridge. You could stay at "The Inn At Whitewell", a well known hotel – it is very popular and a ...
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Category Ribble Valley

The detailed illustrated walk description passes through these villages: Coxwold ... Husthwaite ... Oulston ... Yearsley ... Brandsby ... Skewsby ... Coulton ... Hovingham ... Terrington ... Bulmer ...
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Category Hambleton

'Built in 1864 at the instigation of a Hornsea resident, Joseph Wade, the line runs across some very attractive if not spectacular countryside.'


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'However, it is strongly recommended that an OS 1:25,000 map is used at all times along with this website as there are certain sections of the walk where the route is not entirely clear on the grou ...
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Category West Wiltshire

'Extending over 33 miles through Salford, Bury and Rossendale, the trail is the largest sculpture route in the UK and makes a great free day out for all the family, connecting local heritage, the l ...
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Category Rossendale

'Isaac's Tea Trail is named after Isaac Holden, an itinerant tea seller and local philanthropist. Isaac was a lead miner, who was forced to find another livelihood, when he faced the twin ...
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Category Tynedale

'The route follows the river through the historic centre of Winchester before following the Itchen Navigation, running parallel with a former railway past the foot of St. Catherine's Hill, ...
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Category Winchester

'The name Ivanhoe has been linked to the north west of Leicestershire since Sir Walter Scott wrote his novel "Ivanhoe" in 1820. Scott chose the castle at Ashby de la Zouch and the surround ...
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'... It was launched in March 2006 in memory of John Musgrave, former chairman of the South Devon Group of the Ramblers' Association, whose generous legacy to the group on his death in 2003 has bee ...
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Category Torbay

'60km of continuous, green and attractive paths linking all 9 central London Olympic venues with some of the capital’s best attractions, heritage, parks, waterways and views.'


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Category Westminster

'The Kentish Thames Walk is not waymarked but it is all on rights of way. It can be done as a long distance walk, on its own as a walk of about 36 miles, or as a grande finale to a walk fr ...
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Category Dartford

'The 26-mile path encircles Kielder Water and is suitable for walkers, cyclists, horse riders, mobility scooters and wheelchair users. Some routes incorporate the Osprey ferry (please reme ...
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Category Tynedale

'The towpath section of the river is popular with cyclists, and much of it forms part of National Cycle Route 1.'


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Category Luton

'Tower houses, castles and ancient monuments are dotted throughout its landscape and a wealth of wildlife can be discovered along the contrasting shores of Strangford Lough and the Irish Sea.'


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