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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Type of Website: Walkers are Welcome

On the Website 'you can find information about walks which you can do anytime you fancy, getting out to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Baildon and our many features of interest ... You’ll find ...
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Category Bradford

'Bingley's application for Walkers are Welcome accreditation was unanimously agreed. The executive committee was very impressed with the strength of the application. We are delighted to we ...
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Category Bradford

'Bradfield has the distinction of being the largest parish in England, and stretches over into the upper Derwent valley. Bradfield actually consists of two villages ... As part of the Walkers are W ...
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Category Sheffield

'Many of Bradford on Avon's accommodation providers welcome walkers. There are also many fantastic pubs, cafés and restaurants to rest those aching feet!'


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Category West Wiltshire

'The Parish of Brampton is bordered to the north by The Roman Wall and to the south by the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For walkers, footpaths radiate in all directions allowi ...
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Category Carlisle

'Broseley is a unique walking location. It has strong links with the early industrial revolution, it is surrounded by beautiful woods, dingles and countryside, and its footpaths take walke ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'Our first walking leaflet of Five Rambles from the Roundhouse was published in June 2014. The leaflet can be purchased for £1.50 - in the village from the Post Office, Cohens Chemist and ...
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Category Bradford

'Our recommended walks include full route descriptions and clear Ordnance Survey mapping ... We'll be adding more in the weeks to come ...'


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Category West Oxfordshire

'Among the things the group has to do to demonstrate its long term commitment to the scheme are survey the footpaths around the village and surrounding area, report any problems, establish new walk ...
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Category Sedgemoor

'Chepstow lies on the border of Wales and England and is an ideal base for walking in Monmouthshire, the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. With such a diverse landscape there is everything to offer th ...
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Category Monmouthshire

'Chesham nestles amongst beautiful valleys, has unique natural features such as a chalk stream, the River Chess, and is adjacent to the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our to ...
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Category Chiltern

'Clare Walkers works in partnership with several other organisations to deliver a range of walking experiences for residents and visitors alike, including: * Leafleted walks from the Count ...
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Category West Suffolk

'Whether you want an easy 1-3 mile amble, a 4-6 mile hill walk or the challenge of a full day's hill walking, we hope the guides that can be downloaded from this website give you a good introductio ...
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Category South Shropshire

'There are approximately hourly daytime/evening trains to Denby Dale station from Huddersfield, Barnsley, Penistone and Sheffield. Buses also serve the area from (for example) Huddersfield, Wakefie ...
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Category Kirklees

'Pumlumon, pronounced “Pimlimmon” – its name means “Five Peaks” – is the highest summit in the Cambrian Mountains of Mid-Wales and dominates the countryside of north Ceredigion. Two rivers ...
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Category Ceredigion

'The Parish of Disley covers an area of about 9 square kilometres (3.5 sq. miles) with a boundary of some 15 kilometres (9.5 miles) in length and altitudes ranging from 107 metre (351 ft.) ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The market town of Dursley is located in Gloucestershire, approximately 12 miles south of Gloucester and 25 miles north of Bristol. It is easily accessible from the M5 motorway.'


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Category Stroud

'Although there are many footpaths to explore, the Eye Outdoors Group has created 4 main Self-Guided Walks, each under 5 miles: [1] The Eye Town Trail ... [2] Eye Airfield Heritage Walks . ...
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Category Mid Suffolk

'There are miles of river and lakeside walks, footpaths and bridleways waiting to be explored, as well as a unique range of heritage assets.'


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Category Cotswold

'If you’re thinking about heading to Frome for a walk be sure to take advantage of our public transport. You can find information on trains, buses, parking, electric car and bike hire on our ...
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Category Mendip

Gillingham Walkers 'is for anyone interested in walking in company around the Gillingham, Dorset area. We welcome everyone who wants to walk, particularly if you have never done much walki ...
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Category North Dorset

'The entire Hartland Peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The spectacular Atlantic coastline is complemented by hanging valleys, tumbling waterfalls, ancient woodlands and flowers, a ...
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Category Torridge

'Nestled at the foot of Kinder Scout, Hayfield is midway between Manchester and Sheffield, sitting in the High Peak area of Derbyshire. Kinder Scout is the highest point in the Peak Distri ...
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Category High Peak

See the Section 'Self guided walks' including three HBWA waymarked walks from Hebden Bridge: [1] Heptonstall - - - : [2] Hardcastle Crags - - - : [3] Stoodley Pike.


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Category Calderdale

Walks in and around Horncastle 'Whether you want a short stroll, something a bit longer or even a full weekend of walking then Horncastle is an ideal town to head for. There are several wa ...
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Category East Lindsey

Includes brief details of eight walks around and about Keynsham, ranging from 3 to 11 miles in length.


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'Kilsyth won the WAW accolade due to our extensive path system, continued improvements to the system and good community support. In just 10km of valley we have 100km of paths. Around 50km of these ...
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'In April 2009, Kirkby Stephen became the first town in Cumbria to be awarded Walkers are Welcome status. The national Walkers are Welcome (WaW) scheme involves a longterm commitment to su ...
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Category Eden

'Langholm has some of the most scenic walks around the town and surrounding countryside. Catering for all abilities, you can enjoy family walks taking in lovely views of the Eskdale Valley ...
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Category Dumfriesshire

'For more information about walking around Leyburn, call in at Leyburn Tourist Information Centre where there are a series of walking leaflets and walking books and maps.'


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Category Richmondshire

'South East Cornwall offers the walker so much choice, from stunning cliff walks to lonely walks on Bodmin Moor. A range of landscapes from ancient wooded valley to pretty fishing villages. Thousan ...
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Category East Cornwall

'1. Llandysul Town Historic Walk ... 2. Coed y Foel Woodland and Countryside Walk ... 3. Teifi Loop Walk ... 4. North Clettwr Valley Walk ... 5. South Clettwr Valley Walk ... 6. Coed y Foel Woods t ...
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Category Ceredigion

'Given Ludlow's reputation for fine food why not plan a route which takes in a country pub or café en route. Or plan a meal back in Ludlow after your energetic walk. You could also put together a d ...
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Category South Shropshire

'... From the dramatic and rugged coastline and open moors to secluded river valleys and wooded cleaves, it's amazing to find such a rich and varied landscape within this small, yet outstandingly b ...
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Category North Devon

'The Malvern Hills are a 15km (c.9 mile) range of ancient rocks made up of a complex assemblage of crystalline igneous and metamorphic rocks (granite) of pre-Cambrian age (at least 650 mil ...
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Category Malvern Hills

'There are many walks around Market Rasen, and you can download routes and guides ... For those who prefer to plan their own routes, we have included links ... to maps which show local rights of wa ...
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Category West Lindsey

'Marsden Walkers are Welcome scheme aims to strengthen the town's reputation as a place for visitors to enjoy the countryside, nearby attractions and to have a positive effect on the local ...
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Category Kirklees

The Path-or-Nones Group 'meet for 2-3 hours, third Sunday of each month, tackling anything from clearance of undergrowth to the installation of bridges and stiles. Do join us, we meet at a ...
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Category Malvern Hills

'Apart from local walks Melrose is situated at the hub of several long distance paths either passing through or starting / ending in the town. Some of these routes have now been categorised as "Sco ...
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Category Roxburghshire

'The core of the walks presented on the Walkers are Welcome site have been updated from those developed by previous generations of walkers in Meltham. We base ourselves on the historic wor ...
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Category Kirklees

'We are gradually creating a catalogue of Moffat walks from those that have been part of the annual Walking Festival over the last few years for you to return and enjoy.'


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Category Dumfriesshire

' Since its formation in 2007, Mytholmroyd Walkers' Action has: Developed three waymarked walks, all starting from Mytholmroyd station; Erected two information boards illustrating these ci ...
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Category Calderdale

'New Mills Walkers are Welcome group has embarked on a series of leaflets describing walks in and around New Mills. These are available in printed form from New Mills Heritage Centre...
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Category High Peak

'Whether you are looking for an afternoon stroll, woodland or coastal walks, hill-walking, or rock-climbing , you'll find Newton Stewart offers a wide choice of scenic outings for all ages and abil ...
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Category Wigtownshire

'Before and after your walk stroll around the quaint streets and ginnels, visit the street markets and shops, and relax in one of our many pubs, cafes and restaurants.'


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Category Leeds

'Directly to the south lies the Vale of Pickering, a low lying, rural area served with a network of footpaths. Dalby Forest is a unique public forest to the east of Pickering, wit ...
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Category Ryedale

'Ross has a reputation for being a friendly town. It has a large number of small, locally owned, specialist shops selling quality goods combined with excellent customer service. In this sector Ross ...
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'Whether you are looking for a gentle stroll through the quiet lanes that are lined with wild flowers in the Spring and Summer; an amble along the River Lowther to look for Dippers and Kingfishers; ...
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Category Eden

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Category East Lindsey

'Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome will: [1] encourage walkers to enjoy the area: - - - : [2] improve facilities for walkers: - - - : [3] act in partnership with the community, local busine ...
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Category Sheffield

Includes access to a 44 Walk Circular Walk Collection BUT: 'Please note that these documents are awaiting revision and that some features may now be absent. We advise that these walks are ...
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Category Stroud

'"Walkers are Welcome in Tadcaster" is organised by a Steering Group of voluntary members who meet every few months. The Group raise funds from sponsorship and grants in order to cover the ...
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Category Selby

'A booklet "Walks around Talgarth" has been produced and is available from Talgarth Tourist Information Centre. A variety of walks are featured ... with PDF walk information to download.'


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Category Brecknockshire

'The poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge lived in Nether Stowey and walked the hills for inspiration with his friends William and Dorothy Wordsworth. Some would call them the first rambl ...
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Category Sedgemoor

'Unst has some of the very best walking in Europe:  [1] In midsummer Unst has 19 hours of measured daylight - - - : [2] Over 60 miles of amazing coastline - - - : [3] Thousands of years of heritage ...
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Category Shetland

'Set in a landscape of hills and wooded valleys, accessed by ancient greenways and paths ... the gentle hills of the Vale of Taunton Deane rise to the Brendon Hills, which offer stunning panoramic ...
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Shropshire 'Walkers Are Welcome' towns include: [1] Bishop's Castle - - - : [2] Church Stretton - - - : [3] Cleobury Mortimer - - - : [4] Clun - - - : [5] Ironbridge - - - : [6] Ludlow - - - : ...
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Category Shropshire

'As an introduction to the 15 self guided Heritage Walks in the area, we have created a special 6 mile guided heritage walk. Our guide will entertain you with stories about the ups and downs of ...
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