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Type of Website: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

'There are 46 AONBs in Britain (33 wholly in England, four wholly in Wales, one which straddles the English/Welsh border and eight in Northern Ireland) and they cover 18% of our countryside.'


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The Northern Ireland AONBs are: [1] Antrim Coast and Glens - - - : [2] Binevenagh - - - : [3] Causeway Coast - - - : [4] Ring of Gullion - - - : [5] Lagan Valley - - - : [6] Mourne - - - : [7] Sper ...
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'NSAs are found throughout Scotland, from Shetland to the Solway Firth. They include spectacular mountain areas such as the Skye Cuillins, Ben Nevis and Glencoe, the unique island landscapes of the ...
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'Within its small area the Chase has a remarkably varied landscape, with ancient woodland, conifer plantations, river valleys and wetlands, open heathlands, historic parklands and farmland. The ran ...
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Category Cannock Chase

'The Clwydian Range is an unmistakable chain of purple heather-clad summits, topped by Britain's most dramatically situated hillforts. Beyond the windswept Horseshoe Pass, over Llantisilio mountain ...
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Category Flintshire

'Gower's network of lanes, cycle routes and footpaths lead you through breezy coastal landscapes, scented with bracken, sea salt and wild garlic. The woodlands ring with the calls of blackcaps, war ...
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Category Swansea

'We produce a number of walks leaflets. Our series of History and Habitats leaflets describes various circular routes in and around the villages of Hovingham, Welburn and Nunnington. With ...
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Category Ryedale

'Our Discovery Walks and Miles Without Stiles guides will take you to some of the best bits of the AONB and provide you with an insight into the natural beauty and variety of inte ...
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Category Malvern Hills

'Our events diary is packed with guided walks, fun days out, and ways to explore nature. Visit our routes and places to see pages for ideas, shown on clickable maps ...'


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Category Devon

'Brief descriptions of walks, the full details can be downloaded as pdf documents ... All of these walks have been taken from A Walker's Guide: Chichester Harbour which can be purchased fr ...
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Category Chichester

'You will find long, medium and short distance walks and bike rides, stile-free and easy access walks and plenty of walks starting from rail stations. For most of these routes you can download a le ...
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Category Chiltern

Visit the Cornwall AONB Map to explore each of the twelve 'special and ...
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Category Cornwall

'As walking is one of the most popular activities in the Cotswolds, there is a wealth of information available. We have compiled some of this information here to help you plan your next walk which ...
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Category Cotswold

'Do you have a favourite walk you would like to share? Please send us any details on walks with information on distance, terrain, number of stiles together with any images and we'll be delighted to ...
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Category North Dorset

'One of the best ways to explore the Dedham Vale AONB and Stour Valley is on foot. Why not take some time to enjoy one of the area's many circular or linear walks, taking you off the beate ...
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Category Babergh

'As well as the fell tops and moors, there are extensive opportunities for shorter and less challenging routes in the valleys, most especially riverside walks which abound in the area ...

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Category Craven

'Lots of opportunities to explore the area's rolling hills; small irregular-shaped fields, open heaths; abundant woodlands; scattered farmsteads and sunken routeways.'


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Category Kent

'Please contact the AONB Unit if you wish to purchase walks leaflets prior to your visit.'


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Category Isles of Scilly

'The Kent Downs AONB [Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty] covers 878 sq. km from the White Cliffs at Dover and Folkestone to the Surrey Border. The geology of the area defines the topograp ...
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Category Kent

'With great footpaths and bridleways, the Wolds is a fantastic place to stretch your legs and enjoy unspoilt countryside and some fresh air. Whether you enjoy longer walks or simply want to stroll, ...
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Category Lincolnshire

Walks – Ready to download and print ... Wildlife Walks – Ready to download and print ... Links to longer-distance paths and trails.


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Category Mendip

'There are 820km of public footpaths and bridleways to explore. Use our guides ... to download information about long distance routes, circular routes and short, easy strolls. Most of the routes ha ...
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Category North Yorkshire

'Ten Explore More walks explore ... a wealth of hidden corners and picturesque villages linked by a network of footpaths and quiet country lanes for you to discover and find your own quiet ...
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Category North Norfolk

Accesss to details of over 80 walks and groups of walks across 'a stunning landscape of sweeping moorland views, cascading waterfalls, colourful hay meadows, vibrant communities and spectacular wil ...
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Category Durham [County]

'A unique and spectacular landscape that includes tranquil open downland, ancient woodland and chalk streams in the centre of southern England.'


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Category North Wiltshire

'The AONB was designated in 1958 and covers 39 miles of coast from Berwick to the Coquet estuary. Within this stretch of coastline is some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in Europe.'


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Category Northumberland

'Cothelstone Hill - for woodland trails and 360 degree hilltop views ... Kilve and East Quantoxhead - For wild Jurassic coast ... Ramscombe, Great Wood - For conifer and ...
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'Part of South Armagh was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) as long ago as 1966. Following a redrafting of the legislation (Nature Conservation and Amenity Lands (Northern ...
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'The stunning scenery of the Shropshire Hills AONB includes the craggy Stiperstones and Wrekin, Wenlock Edge and the Clee Hills, the wide open spaces and hidden valleys of the Long Mynd, a ...
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Category South Shropshire

Walks described have included: [1] Solway Villages Trails - - - : [2] Eden Estuary Trails - - - : [3] Discovery Centre to Grune Point Circular Walk.


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Category Allerdale

'South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is one of a family of protected landscapes in the UK. With the guidance of a Partnership Committee, the AONB Team work to enhance Sou ...
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Category South Hams

'The Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB is a fantastic place to explore on foot. It's simply impossible to get more than a fleeting taste of the AONB from a car, and walking is probably the b ...
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Category East Suffolk

'The hills stretch across the chalk North Downs that run from Farnham in the west, above Guildford, Dorking and Reigate, to Oxted in the east. The grandeur and beauty of these hills embrace an amaz ...
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Category Surrey

'Pull on your walking boots – there are some great places to explore throughout the Tamar Valley, whatever your ability or interests ... It's beautiful. It's natural. It's outstanding. Let ...
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Category East Cornwall

'Use public footpaths to wander off the beaten track and you'll soon discover some of the area's lesser known beauty spots, the wildlife, and evidence of the area's rich cultural and industrial her ...
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Category Monmouthshire

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