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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Type of Walk: Coastal Walks

'Part of an ambitious scheme which developed a series of paths around the North Sea Coast known as the North Sea Trail ... Aberdeenshire Council are currently developing a comprehensive pr ...
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Category Morayshire

'A classic beach walk enjoyed by many all year round. The walk from Benone to Downhill is extremely popular. Access from Benone to Magilligan Point may be restricted at times when the firing range ...
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'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

'Reaching the car I had walked 14.8 miles. I had found parts of this walk on the landward side of the island rather dull however it had been nice to be able to walk all around the island and it ...
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Category Castle Point

'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 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 o ...
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Category Coastal Walks

'Walking is a great way to experience the Trail. The walk is traffic free with the exception of a small residential road in the village of Beachlands. It is recommended that the middle section of t ...
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Category Hastings

'Our overall impression of the CCW was one of delight in the opportunity to enjoy the splendour of the natural environment in a relatively isolated area with its accompanying peace and stillness. H ...
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Category Lancaster

'The coastal path that runs along much of the coast leads you through a wonderful mosaic of great natural, historical and geological interest with dramatic views along the coastline and out across ...
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Category Sunderland

Craster to Low Newton Coastal Walk 'For a bracing and beautiful coastal walk, Northumberland is without compare. Enjoy magnificent views and miles of sandy bay. This walk sets foot from th ...
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Category Alnwick

'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

'The new path takes account of the area’s important coastal habitats. An example of this is on the north bank of the river Blyth where the route avoids sensitive bird roosting areas.'


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Category South Tyneside

'The Trail was completed on the eastern side of the Estuary between Exeter and Exmouth, when the Clyst Bridge, between Topsham and Ebford, was opened in November 2013 ... The Western side of the Tr ...
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Category Teignbridge

'There is no official footpath for the route that crosses the border between Norfolk and Suffolk and parts of the beach are inaccessible due to coastal erosion and crumbling sea defences. However, ...
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Category Great Yarmouth

'Hastings Country Park was formed in 1974 and covers 660 acres (2.7 km2) east of Hastings in England. Sandstone cliffs, glens covered with gorse and trees, footpaths, nature trails, picnic ...
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Category Hastings

'The route was made possible by Hastings Borough Council, Hastings Urban Bikes and Hastings FLAG and is supported by the Foreshore Trust.'


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Category Hastings

'Redevelopment along areas formerly associated with our shipbuilding history is already providing well designed sections of path. Our ambition is to promote further path improvements including prop ...
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Category Inverclyde

'Falls within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) which covers 95% of the coast. It passes through landscape that includes a mixture of farmland, coastal heath, dunes, salt-marsh ...
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Category Isle of Anglesey

'The nature of the path is varied and is in many ways a microcosm of the mainland's coastline. It varies from expansive sandy beaches around Ryde to high, deserted clifftops in the south ... The na ...
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Category Isle of Wight

'The route is a work in progress. Some of it is remote, pathless and challenging terrain. Other sections are already popular walks ... The walk is meant to be used both by long-distance walkers goi ...
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Category Highland

Please Note 'The shoreline of Kent and Sussex is not as easy to walk along as it looks. There are sandy stretches but under cliffs expect to find mostly pebbles and large, slippery ...
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Category Sussex

'The Lancashire coastline, much of which is of international ornithological interest, comprises a variety of landscapes from the distinctive limestone scenery of Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outs ...
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Category Fylde

'There are also a number of places to stop for a pub lunch en route, including the Ship Inn, The Ferry Boat Inn, The Thatched House and the Harvester. Although the walk is quite long, it is all on ...
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Category Havant

'The walking is on level flat ground using public footpaths, permissive paths and country lanes. Some small sections on busy roads ... There are several areas where the route passes military ra ...
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'A detailed guide to the path is available to download as a series of individual PDF's ... or alternatively these can be bought for £1 from Tourist Information Centres on Llŷn: Part 1: Caernarfon t ...
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Category Caernarfonshire

'Be careful when walking this route; if the tide is high or the weather is bad then it could be dangerous; in particular the stretch beneath the cliffs between Corton and Gorleston did not have man ...
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Category East Suffolk

The Areas covered in the Leaflet are: [1] Caithness - - - : [2] Sutherland - - - : [3] Easter Ross and the Black Isle - - - : [4] Inverness and Nairn - - - : [5] Moray


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Category Caithness

Facilities 'are available along the walk including in the villages and towns of Newtownards, Helens Bay, Groomsport & Bangor'.


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'This website has nearly twenty walks for you to enjoy along our coastline. These include 6 linear sections following the Cleveland Way National Trail. Each walk will give you an insight i ...
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Category Scarborough

'... When complete, the Trail will provide access for walkers, cyclists and, where practical horse riders, and all-abilities access, for the region’s residents, day visitors and tourists. Rather th ...
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Category North West

'The route mainly follows rights of way (footpaths and bridleways) but in some places follows beaches, minor roads, tracks and permissive paths. The route is fairly level with very few steep climbs ...
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Category Castle Morpeth

Cornwall From The Coast Path  'This is not just a guide to the Coast Path, but also to Cornwall from the Coast Path. Each stage includes information on Interest along the path and within e ...
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Category West Cornwall

The Isle of Man narrow gauge railway runs from Port Erin back to Port St Mary.


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Category Isle of Man

'For most the easiest approach is to walk it in sections (sorry I'm not a purist!) and use public transport to reach start and stop-off points - all points indicated are served by buses ...'


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Category Isle of Man

'For much of the way it is possible to choose between walking on top of the 20-30 metre high chalk cliffs ("cliff top level"), or at low tide, walking along the beach or promenade below ("beach lev ...
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Category 0: 01-10 Miles

My Rules for Walking the Coast

'[1] I enjoy each and every walk ... : [2] I keep as close to the coast as is safe, legal and reasonable ... : [3] I start each walk at the point whe ...
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'Walkers along the route will find Iron Age hill forts; magnificent churches and an impressive cathedral; Martello towers; historic ports; and castles dating from periods throughout history.'


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Category Gravesham

'Features sandy beaches, coastal marshes, pine woodlands, heathland and tidal estuaries, all with invigorating vistas across the Irish Sea to North Wales, Snowdonia, and even the Lake District on a ...
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Category Sefton

'The Way has been divided into 8 sections, each providing a really good day out. Choose between deserted coastal marshes or promenades and candy-floss, seaside picnics or cosy riverside pubs, and s ...
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Category New Forest

'Section 1 - South Groyne to Frenchman’s Bay; Section 2 - Frenchman’s Bay to Souter; Section 3 - Souter to Whitburn.'


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Category South Tyneside

'With truly stunning 360 degree views all year round, Southend Pier is the perfect place to go for a taste of the invigorating fresh air, and experience the freedom of the sea or to si ...
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Category Southend-on-Sea

'This is a circular walk so you finish back where you started. From Hugh Town and the main quay, boats leave to the other islands as well as the ferry service to the mainland at Penzance.'


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Category 0: 01-10 Miles

'I have always been amazed how little this path is exploited. There is very little information about the route online and sparse promotion by the local authorities. This really is a delightful walk ...
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Category East Suffolk

'This route was set up during the 1990s as a great way of walking and with interpretation of the natural history of the coastline - and there are 15 interpretation panels that can still be found al ...
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Category Thanet

Several dozen descriptions/photographs captured over the last year or two.


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Category Essex

'The cliffs also have a special place in our national history and they were used for defence in both World Wars. You can see reminders of this past at the newly opened Fan Bay Deep Shelter ...
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Category Dover

'The coastal section from Pegwell Bay to Reculver winds its way past sandy beaches and bays, often against a backdrop of spectacular chalk cliffs ... The inland loop is on quiet lanes, taking in pr ...
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Category Thanet

'There are magnificent seaward and inland views with occasional glimpses of industrial archaeology and a wealth of geology.'


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Category Sedgemoor

'Enjoy lazy summer days, picnics, making sandcastles and long walks. You'll find that even on a busy day, this is a secluded and relaxing place to be.'


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