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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Type of Walk: Famous Authors

'Winds an enchanting course down the Vyrnwy valley from Pont Llogel to Pontrobert.The way marked route runs in harmony with sections of ...
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Category Montgomeryshire

'Like many authors, Bennett needed to do solitary thinking, usually doing this on what he called his "thinking walks". So follow in his footsteps, on an aptly named Thinking Walk, around B ...
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Category Stoke-on-Trent

One of a number of self-gudied walks. Others include: [1] Royal - - - : [2] Cultural - - - : [3] City - - - : [4] Ripper - - - : [5] Bridges - - - : [6] Legal - - - : [7] Nautical - - - : [8] Shopp ...
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Category Camden

'D.H. Lawrence Heritage, winner of the Best Visitor Attraction in the Nottingham Stars Awards 2012, is a twin centre visitor attraction covering the life and works of D.H. Lawrence and coa ...
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Category Broxtowe

'Great Ouseburn is mentioned in the Domesday Book and it’s near here the Ouse Gill Beck rises and, where it joins the Ure nearby, forms the River Ouse. In 1840 around 30 retail establishme ...
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Category Harrogate

'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

'Inspired by the life and legacy of C.S. Lewis, the C.S. Lewis Foundation is dedicated to advancing the renewal of Christian thought and creative expression throughout the world of learnin ...
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Category Oxford

'William Cobbett (1763-1835) was a radical politician and one of the foremost political journalists of his age. Today he is best remembered for such books as "Cottage Economy", "Advice to Young Men ...
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Category Eastleigh

'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

'In 1944, Dylan wrote "Poem in October" about his birthday walk, to the shoulder of Sir John's hill. The poem is simply about his love of Laugharne and getting older. The poem was set on the 27th o ...
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Category Carmarthenshire

'There is also a detailed guide available, The Dylan Thomas Trail, which helps you walk the route but also describes the poet’s time in the area.'


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Category Ceredigion

Download PDFs from the Website: 1. Edward Thomas Walk - Steep : - - : 2. Flora Thompson Walk - Liphook : - - : 3. Gilbert White Walk - Selborne : - - : 4. WH Hudson Walk - Buriton : - - : 5. Willia ...
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Category East Hampshire

'There are 100 places to discover across Wales, and a series of walking trails to enjoy. Take souvenir photographs and share them with friend, family and followers.'


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Category Famous Authors

'The Way begins at Hardy's birthplace and its circuit ends over 200 miles later in the nearby Stinsford churchyard where his heart lies buried. En route there is a wealth of interest in history, wi ...
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Category West Dorset

'Railway Walks  [1] Walk from Tourist Information Centre to Haworth Steam Preserved Railway Station - - - : [2] Railway Children Walk part 1 - - - : [3] Railway Children Walk part 2 ... ...
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Category Bradford

'He might have skipped from the deliberately spartan fence – a sturdier barrier would have spoilt the view – down the narrow track to a shallow valley of oak, hawthorn and sycamore. He could have p ...
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Category Stevenage

'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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'In the 18th century, Tonbridge (then spelled 'Tunbridge') was a market town at the Medway river crossing, dominated by a Norman Castle. The High Street was part of the second most important road i ...
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'Look out for Jane Austen Trail signs along the route.'


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Category East Hampshire

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Category Derbyshire Dales

'Using Ordnance Survey maps and following carefully set routes the John Clare Walk evokes a spirit of this remarkable poet’s trek, passing through the Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire an ...
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Category Epping Forest

'If you're organising a group outing along Keats' Walk, why not enlist the services of one of our qualified tourist guides to help you discover the sights and learn a few stories along the ...
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Category Winchester

'Westward Ho! is on the western edge of the town of Northam, itself a couple of miles north of Bideford. It sits between the vast open area of Northam Burrows, situated where the Taw and T ...
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Category Torridge

'The Larkin Trail consists of three parts: [1] Larkin's Here (City Centre) starts at Hull's Paragon Interchange and takes in sites across the city, ending at the Hull History Cent ...
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Category 0: 01-10 Miles

'So it was a thrill to be back there in Lee's centenary year, walking the recently opened Laurie Lee Wildlife Way which meanders – marked here and there with posts displaying Lee's locally-inspired ...
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Category Stroud

'Margery Allingham was a distinguished author who lived in Viaduct farm, Chappel, in the early 1930's before moving to Tolleshunt D'arcy. Her principal genre was detective fiction and Agat ...
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Category Colchester

[1] The Golden Compass Trail - - - : [2] The Inspector Morse City Trail - - - : [3] The Inspector Morse County Trail - - - : [4] The Harry Potter Trail


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Category Oxford

'Runs between Shakespeare's Birthplace Stratford-upon-Avon and Shakepeare's Globe, London ... Using existing footpaths, bridleways and a few minor roads, this path has been planned to follow, as cl ...
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'Simon Evans, the postman writer of Cleobury Mortimer, was born in 1895 at Tynyfedu, Wales and came to this area to relieve respiratory injuries sustained when gassed during the First Worl ...
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Category South Shropshire

'Along its length there are numerous connections with Sir Walter Scott, one of Scotland's greatest writers. It was indeed this countryside that inspired many of his great poems and novels, ...
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Category Dumfriesshire

'There are three waymarked routes on the Tolkien Trail: [1] Tolkien Trail Cannock Chase - - - : [2] Tolkien Trail Great Haywood - - - : [3] Tolkien Trail Gypsy Green and Brocton Camp'


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Category Cannock Chase

'The Stevenson Way is not way-marked like the West Highland Way and is very much a wilderness walk. You must be: self-reliant; an experienced hill-walker; able to use a map & ...
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Category Argyllshire

'Allow 4 - 5 hours for the 7 miles walk - which is not an easy one. In winter, or in the mist some of this area is very exposed and lonely. It could get wet underfoot but there are no really boggy ...
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Category West Devon

Philip Larkin was 'born a Coventrian and spent all his childhood and schooldays in Coventry until he left for Oxford ... Despite the wartime destruction and re-development, enough of the Coventry L ...
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Category Coventry

[1] The Poets Trail Walking Route - Creggan Loop - - - : [2] The Poets Trail Walking Route - Forkhill Loop - - - : [3] The Poets Trail Walking Route - Urney Loop

 

 


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'Twelve short poems, written by the nationally acclaimed poet Meg Peacocke, have been carved by lettering artist Pip Hall on blocks of stone installed at intervals along a circuit ...
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Category Eden

'Thomas Pennant [1726-1798] was a prolific writer. The first volume of his "Tours in Wales" was published in 1778 and the second in 1791 but, strangely, his account of his journey on the Continent ...
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Category Flintshire

'The epic "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy was compiled over the course of some 16 years, and finally published in 1954/55. J.R.R. Tolkien, his wife and other children, regularly stayed at a guest h ...
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Category Ribble Valley

'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 towns and villages of Wessex are those of Dorset, lightly fictionalized. This walk visits some of them: Weatherbury (Puddletown), Mellstock (Bockhampton), Casterbridge (Dorchester), Overcombe ...
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Category North Dorset

'... You'll hear stories of Shelley and William Penn; John Galsworthy and Hilaire Belloc and smile at the wonderful anecdote Bob Copper wrote about the ferryman on the River Arun. And all this befo ...
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Category Horsham

Perth Poet, 1898-1943 'This website is dedicated to the life and works of Willie Soutar, the Perth poet who stands comparison with Scotland's best. The site was upgraded in December 2007 t ...
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Category Perthshire

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