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''Circular walk exploring the varied countryside south of the historic city of Lancaster.' See also the Note on the East Lancashire LDWA Site itself.

Category Lancaster
Distance (miles)22
Starting fromCondor Green Car Park
Description from

East Lancashire LDWA

Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1116
Views of 'Full' Record2026

'Rochester's characterful streets are straight out of a Dickens novel.'

Category Medway
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromRochester
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website734
Views of 'Full' Record1408

'A walk through Greenwich Park from the Blackheath Gate on Charlton Way (53 bus) to the Park Row Gate (adjacent National Maritime Museum). The meridian is marked in a number of places.'

Category Greenwich
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromBlackheath Gate, Charlton Way, Greenwich Park
Description from

Janet Digby London Footprints

See also

Map of Greenwich Park [The Royal  Parks]

Visits to the Website703
Views of 'Full' Record1337

'Between 1971 and 1998 Belfast City Centre was the setting for many tragic incidents of the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland (The Troubles). This unique walking tour of the City Centre visits the actual sites of some of the most significant events.'

Category Belfast City
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Dead Centre Tours

Visits to the Website607
Views of 'Full' Record1399

'The East Devon Way, one of the County's long-distance recreational walking routes, stretches for nearly 40 miles between Exmouth and Lyme Regis inland of and parallel to the South West Coast Path. There are a number of places where the two can be linked, thus creating a series of long-distance circular walks throughout East Devon ...'

Category East Devon
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromNewton Poppleford
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website595
Views of 'Full' Record1314

'Crossing parkland and through woodland with wonderful views of the Howardian Hills, the Yorkshire Wolds, and the Castle Howard estate.'

Category Ryedale
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromWelburn
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website640
Views of 'Full' Record1065

'The walk begins at Chancery Lane underground station and ends at Tottenham Court Road underground station. The walk will take about three hours to complete, depending upon the time spent in gardens.'

Category Camden
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromChancery Lane Underground Station
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1028
Views of 'Full' Record1461

'This walk explores some of Islington's many and varied squares and other garden spaces ... The full walk is about 7km (4 miles) long and takes about two to three hours to complete, depending upon the time spent in gardens.'

Category Islington
Distance (miles)4
Starting fromHighbury & Islington Underground Station
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website648
Views of 'Full' Record1321

'Explores nearly 2000 years of London's history, with gardens built around Roman remains and church ruins, the gardens of city livery companies, and those made in churchyards and on bombsites after WW2.

Category City of London
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromSt Paul's Cathedral
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website673
Views of 'Full' Record1385

'Be prepared is a very sensible approach to life so I would not suggest anyone attempting this walk without careful planning but even with the top in cloud and a section of the path covered in snow it was impossible to get lost ...'

Category Inverness-shire
Distance (miles)11
Starting fromGlen Nevis Visitor Centre
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website927
Views of 'Full' Record1448

'The Full Circle will take 4 to 5 hours. You can of course join or leave the route at various places ... ' ALERT The Website originally cited here has closed. So I have replaced the Link.

Category South Somerset
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromTemplecombe
Area
Visits to the Website988
Views of 'Full' Record3027

'A delightful walk through a delightful part of the county, The Abberley Circular Walk is a fantastic way of experiencing spectacular countryside. There is so much to see on this walk at any time of year.'

Category Malvern Hills
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromAbberley
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1010
Views of 'Full' Record2585

'Although the Abbey Flyer links two major population centres in South-West Hertfordshire, there are parts of the line that can still be described as truly rural, and when the sun is sunshine you may be pleasantly surprised just how nice this part of Hertfordshire can be!'

Category St Albans
Navigate the Website>>> Search 'Abbey Flyer'
Starting fromAround and About
See also

Abbey Line Trail [Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership]

Visits to the Website834
Views of 'Full' Record1907

'The beautiful Yorkshire countryside, with its gently sloping hills, valleys and amazing scenic views, is home to some of England's greatest abbeys. The Abbey Trail links seven of these historic buildings at Kirkstall, Fountains, Byland, Rievaulx, Lastingham, Rosedale and Whitby into a great long distance path with an ecclesiastical and historical theme.'

Category Leeds
Distance (miles)116
Starting fromKirkstall Abbey
Walks described here by
See also

The Abbey Trail by Clive Newsome (Sigma Press, 2003)

Visits to the Website686
Views of 'Full' Record1676

'Links up three famous Yorkshire Abbeys (Fountains Abbey, Jervaulx Abbey and Bolton Priory) as well as visiting three Yorkshire castles (Ripley, Bolton and Middleham).' Book obtainable from Dales Court Press

Category Harrogate
Distance (miles)103
Starting fromRipon Cathedral, Ripon
Description from

John and Nancy Eckersley

Visits to the Website698
Views of 'Full' Record2275

'A walk through history would be the best way to describe this lengthy ramble through rural Staffordshire. The walk takes you to the historic village of Abbots Bromley, where many traditional activities still thrive, before circling the famous woodlands of Bagot Forest, now owned by the Forestry Commission.'

Navigate the Website>>> Abbots Bromley and Bagots Park [PDF]
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromAbbots Bromley
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1222
Views of 'Full' Record5324

'The Aber Valley, which was originally part of Glamorgan, but now in its post-mining era is part of the County Borough of Caerphilly, is made up of Abertridwr village and the more northerly village of Senghenydd both original mining communities with an extensive history of events that made the Valley what it is today. The valley has subsequently been in decline since the closure of the pits, the major employer in the area for over a century. This has continued, exacerbated by the economic decline within the valley itself ...'

Category Caerphilly
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromAber Valley
Description from

Aber Valley Heritage Group

Area
Visits to the Website894
Views of 'Full' Record1798

'The Town Trail records 22 places of historic interest within the town, each shown by a brass plaque.'

Category Cardiganshire
Distance (miles)1
Starting fromAberaeron
Description from

West Wales Cottages

Visits to the Website624
Views of 'Full' Record1332

'The vision for Aberdeen's Core Paths Plan is to "form a complete paths network throughout the City, encouraging healthy and sustainable access opportunities for all". The Core Paths Plan will form a key part of outdoor access provision and will help to support wider national, regional and local policy objectives on health, recreation, education, economic development, social inclusion, community development, sustainable transport and tourism.'

Category City of Aberdeen
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Aberdeen City Council

Visits to the Website788
Views of 'Full' Record2502

'The trails explore Aberdeen's cultural and natural heritage, improve access to the countryside, the urban area and promote walking for health.' ALERT The Link used here has had to be changed.

Category City of Aberdeen
Starting fromAround and About
Visits to the Website970
Views of 'Full' Record2071

'A network of coastal and inland paths between Cullen in the North and St Cyrus in the South.'

Category Morayshire
Navigate the Website>>> Coastal Trail [PDF]
Distance (miles)129
Starting fromCullen
Description from

Aberdeenshire Council

See also

Aberdeenshire Coastal Trail [Visit Scotland]

Area
Visits to the Website931
Views of 'Full' Record4128
Starting fromAbergavenny
Visits to the Website664
Views of 'Full' Record1256

'There’s a whole world of wonderful walks out there in Aberystwyth and Ceredigion, and we're putting together a handy guide to help you get your boots muddy! With so much beautiful countryside to explore in the area, and with Snowdonia National Park only 30 minutes drive away Aberystwyth welcomes walkers, and provides the ideal base for a bit of exploring ...'

Category Cardiganshire
Starting fromAberystwyth
Description from

Everything Aberystwyth

Visits to the Website917
Views of 'Full' Record1504

'The Access to Nature Cornwall Project is in essence about inspiring local people of all ages to learn more about and enjoy the natural spaces around them ... This website is a legacy for the project, creating a space in which users can continue to learn and interact with their local environment, and a place to keep you inspired in the future. The website has nature trail maps and activity packs for each town; bringing alive the nature and green spaces in and around the town you live in ...' ALERT Unfortunately, the Website originally referenced here seems no longer.

Category West Cornwall
Visits to the Website811
Views of 'Full' Record1625

'Dartmoor has walks to suit everyone, no matter what your experience, level of fitness, or mobility. The Authority along with Dartmoor for All have produced the Easy-Going Dartmoor publication which can help those who are less mobile or who have very young children, make the most of what Dartmoor National Park has to offer.'

Category Devon
Area
Visits to the Website687
Views of 'Full' Record1349

'This section of the Website highlights the countryside sites within Denbighshire, which provide differing levels of easier access routes for people with varying levels of mobility, allowing everyone the chance to explore the diverse and outstanding landscape of Denbighshire.'

Category Denbighshire
Starting fromAround and About
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website381
Views of 'Full' Record965

'Like many towns in North East Lancashire, Accrington owed much of its growth and prosperity to the development of the textile industry - a fact reflected both in its architecture and design. Accrington's greatest development took place during the 19th century, growing rapidly from a small village of 3,000 people in 1801 to 10,000 by the middle of the century and reaching its peak in 1911 when it was an industrial town with 45,000 inhabitants.' ALERT Website Link changed from that orginally referenced.

Category Hyndburn
Navigate the Website>>> Accrington Acorn Trail Leaflet [PDF]
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromTown Hall, Accrington
Description from

PROSPECTS Foundation

Visits to the Website846
Views of 'Full' Record2684

'For the last fifty years West Birmingham Hostelling Group and its successor, the Across Wales Walk Association, have organised the Across Wales Walk: an event now recognised as one of the regular classics of the challenge walking calendar ... The Across Wales Walk is open to both walkers and runners. Whilst we welcome those attempting completion in fast times, the event is not a race.' [And note the Section Across Wales Walk: The Hard Truth!] Usually held Early September.

Category South Shropshire
Distance (miles)45
Starting fromAnchor, near Clun
Visits to the Website859
Views of 'Full' Record1854

'A look at the outstanding achievements of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, whose work led to improved transport ... The first section of the Grand Union Canal was opened in 1794. This walk passes two points of particular interest along it. The Hanwell Flight of six locks is an impressive 'staircase' that raises the canal 53ft (16m) in just over 600yds (549m). Three Bridges, although belonging to the railway age, also involves the canal. Here Brunel contrived a unique construction where rail, road and canal all cross each other.'

Category Hounslow
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromOsterley Park
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website769
Views of 'Full' Record1392

'Traffic free route that runs from Cwmbran in the south, through Pontypool and up to the Blaenavon World Heritage Site in the north.'

Category Torfaen
Distance (miles)16
Starting fromCwmbran
Description from

Torfaen County Borough

See also

Route 492 [Sustrans] | Afon Lwyd Trail [Visit Wales]

Visits to the Website627
Views of 'Full' Record1248

'Peaceful route through Leeds and out past Kirkstall Abbey, Bramley Fall, Rodley, Calverley Woods, Apperley Bridge, Buck Wood at Thackley, Shipley, Hirst Wood, Dowley Gap and the Three and Five Rise Locks at Bingley.'

Category Leeds
Distance (miles)17
Starting fromLeeds City Railway Station
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1122
Views of 'Full' Record2194

'The idea behind the Airedale Way is that it provides a link between Leeds and the Yorkshire Dales by following, as far as possible, riverside paths.'

Category Leeds
Distance (miles)50
Starting fromGranary Wharf, Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Description from

The Airedale Way by Douglas Cossar

Walks described here by
Visits to the Website877
Views of 'Full' Record2920

'During the mid 18th century William Aislabie owned estates at Studley Royal, Laver Banks and Hackfall. He and other members of the Aislabie Family created a picturesque landscape to delight their guests and transported them by carriage and on horseback through this sublime countryside on byways and tracks ...'

Category Harrogate
Distance (miles)18
Starting fromStudley Royal Deer Park
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1097
Views of 'Full' Record1920

'For cyclists and walkers along the former railway line between St Albans and Hatfield. It is an important link in the local sustainable transport network and forms part of Route 61 of the National Cycle Network.'

Category St Albans
Navigate the Website>>> Parks and Green Spaces >>> Walking and Cycling Trails >>> Alban Way
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromCottonmill Lane
Visits to the Website828
Views of 'Full' Record1666

'Sets the town into its surrounding environment with the gently flowing River Arrow and villages of Exhall, Wixford and Oversley Green.' ALERT The Website originally cited here seems no longer.

Visits to the Website851
Views of 'Full' Record1863

Walking in and around Alcester 'Alcester has much to offer ramblers and walkers. There are great opportunities to explore the town, countryside and surrounding villages.' Unfortunately the four Walks formerly referenced here no longer seem accessible via the Alcester Website.

Starting fromAlcester
Description from

Roger Noyce

Visits to the Website931
Views of 'Full' Record2850

'Circular route in the north Wiltshire Downs, just 5½ miles (9km) southeast of the centre of Swindon.'

Category Kennet
Navigate the Website>>> Aldbourne Circular Route [PDF]
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromNear Aldbourne
Description from

The Ridgeway National Trail

Area
Visits to the Website1367
Views of 'Full' Record4732

'This is the longest and perhaps most challenging and rewarding walk in the series, allowing walkers to enjoy isolated and remote countryside. There is considerable variety of landscape including woodland, lush meadows and the light terrain characteristic of the Suffolk Sandlings.'

Category Suffolk Coastal
Distance (miles)14
Starting fromWickham Market Station
Description from

East Suffolk Line Walks

Area
Visits to the Website848
Views of 'Full' Record1706

Descriptions of sixteen places associated with the naturalist and evolutionist - many accompanied by a downloadable Audio Clip.

Starting fromAround and About Neath
Description from

Discover Neath Port Talbot

Area
Visits to the Website300
Views of 'Full' Record807

'Take a walk along this three hour audio trail and discover fascinating tales of young love and sibling rivalry and how the coal mining industry of the area made the Palmer-Morewood wealthy landowners ... The audio trail contains short excerpts taken from a series of interviews with local people who have knowledge and memories of places along the route.'

Category Amber Valley
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromAlfreton
Description from

Visit Amber Valley

Visits to the Website635
Views of 'Full' Record1407

'A Shropshire classic with added value - The Wrekin and The Ercall.

Category Telford & Wrekin
Distance (miles)9
Starting fromWellington
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1017
Views of 'Full' Record2096

'A walk across Hampshire from Portchester to Winchester.'

Guidebook compiled by Richard Charles Kenchington Footpath Secretary of the Eastleigh Ramblers.

Category Fareham
Navigate the Website>>> Download the Allan King Way Guidebook [PDF]
Distance (miles)42
Starting fromPortchester
Area
Visits to the Website792
Views of 'Full' Record3124

'This long distance trail, of anything between 45 and 60 miles, stretches the length of the Cumbrian District of Allerdale, from Seathwaite in the Lake District to Grune Point on the Solway Firth.' Diary of a walk by Peter & Jeanne Donaghy, and John & Gillian Laidler during June 2005.

Category Allerdale
Distance (miles)54
Starting fromSeathwaite
Description from

Visit Cumbria

See also

Allerdale Ramble [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes] | Allerdale Ramble Accommodation [RambleFest]

Visits to the Website666
Views of 'Full' Record1618

'Parkland, woodland, river valley and pastureland using footpaths and minor roads.'

Category Derby
Navigate the Website>>> Allestree Circular Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromWoodlands Road, Allestree
Description from

Derby City Council

Visits to the Website1328
Views of 'Full' Record2724

'This short walk takes us around Alnmouth, explores the estuary of the River Aln, Hipsburn, Lesbury,Foxton Hall and back via Alnmouth golf course.' Alert The original Link referenced here seems to have disappeared.

Category Alnwick
Distance (miles)4
Description from

Walks on the Northumberland Coast [David Haffey] | Alnmouth on foot

Visits to the Website1095
Views of 'Full' Record5314

'Alnmouth is a small, picturesque village situated at the mouth of the River Aln, on the Northumberland coast. It is located within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which stretches from the Borders in the north to Amble in the south of the region ... Alnmouth Parish Council produced a guidebook of eleven walks around the picturesque village of Alnmouth. It is available from Tourist Information Centres.'

Category Alnwick
Visits to the Website1413
Views of 'Full' Record5779

'Walks around Alnwick District in Beautiful Northumberland'

Category Alnwick
Description from

West Acre House

Visits to the Website870
Views of 'Full' Record3120

'The parkland estate of the Dukes of Northumberland, with an 18th-century prospect tower and two former monasteries.'

Category Alnwick
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromBailiffgate
Walks described here by
See also

Walks & Trails [Northumberland Estates]

Visits to the Website1755
Views of 'Full' Record6812

'A fairly challenging walk along a disused railway track, now a nature reserve, and through ancient woodland.'

Category Braintree
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromEarls Colne
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website365
Views of 'Full' Record1085

'The Millennium Trail links footpaths around the town with illustrated boards that give information on the history of Alresford, its inhabitants, wildlife and countryside setting. The walk is about one mile and is suitable for wheelchair users and pushchairs.'

Category Winchester
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromAlresford
Description from

Roy Gentry About Alresford

Area
Visits to the Website809
Views of 'Full' Record2188

'Long but gentle walk visiting Selborne and Chawton, which inspired Jane Austen (writer) and Gilbert White (naturalist).'

2011 update of entry in the Time Out Book of Country Walks Volume 2

Category East Hampshire
Navigate the Website>>> 10 Alton Circular
Distance (miles)12
Starting fromAlton
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website912
Views of 'Full' Record2156

'We hope you enjoy this walk around Alton in Hampshire looking at your surroundings and that it will enable you to form an opinion of "artistic" things in public spaces ... Things you may ask yourself about individual sculptures you discover may include - do you like its location; what is it made of; does it have a use; is it there simply to be looked at; can you climb on it; how would you describe it to a friend; how large (or small!) is it; is it old or new; does it depict a famous person or notable event.' Unfortunately the Website originally cited here was unobtainable at the time of Review; so I have replaced the Link.

Category East Hampshire
Starting fromAlton
Description from

Tony Cross and Claire Ewin

Area
Visits to the Website829
Views of 'Full' Record2053

'This scenic new trail around the Alwen Reservoir follows the shoreline and takes you through forest plantations and up onto Mynydd Hiraethog with stunning landscape views from high on the moorland.'

Category Denbighshire
Navigate the Website>>> Full List of Walking Trails >>> The Alwen Trail
Distance (miles)7
Size (acreage)370
Starting fromNear Pentrefoelas
Description from

Visit Hiraethog

Visits to the Website1287
Views of 'Full' Record1398

'Walk through woodland, across farmland and along the towpath of the Ashby Canal.  If you are looking for quiet relaxing enjoyment of the Leicestershire countryside, this walk will suit you.'

Distance (miles)10
Starting fromBosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, Sutton Cheney
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website1048
Views of 'Full' Record3364

'Takes you over ancient packhorse passes, through bustling villages, alongside flashing waters, and to the tops of summits that visually give many Alpine peaks a run for their money.'

Category South Lakeland
Distance (miles)35
Starting fromInn on the Lake, Glenridding
Description from

GoLakes and Jennings Brewery

Visits to the Website769
Views of 'Full' Record1489

'This walk passes through some of the most beautiful countryside in Bedfordshire. Explore the well-wooded and undulating landscapes of the Greensand Ridge, which offers exhilarating views over the surrounding countryside ...'

Distance (miles)7
Starting fromAmpthill
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website825
Views of 'Full' Record1947

'A walk and car trail in the Tredegar area - birthplace of the famous politician Aneurin (Nye) Bevan (1897-1960); Labour Member of Parliament for Ebbw Vale (1929-1960).'

Category Blaenau Gwent
Navigate the Website>>> The Nye Bevan Trail [PDF]
Starting fromTredegar
Visits to the Website856
Views of 'Full' Record2228

'There are many ways to discover Suffolk's medieval churches but by bike or on foot you can savour the delights of the countryside at close quarters. There is a real sense of achievement to be had from walking or cycling between churches, quite apart from the gorgeous views on the way ... '

Category Suffolk
Description from

Angels & Pinnacles A Celebration of Suffolk Churches

Area
Visits to the Website627
Views of 'Full' Record1482

'Walking trail following the county boundary of Norfolk and Suffolk, gently meandering from Great Yarmouth through to Thetford.'

Category Great Yarmouth
Distance (miles)93
Starting fromGreat Yarmouth Railway Station
Walks described here by
Area
Visits to the Website846
Views of 'Full' Record1973

'Selection of ten circular walks from every corner of the island ... short, hilly, coastal, heritage, walks beside Roman remains, porpoise and seal watching walks, bat, moth, wildlife and bird watching walks. All these walks have something in common. You will find some of the most captivating coastal scenery in Britain.'

Category Anglesey
Navigate the Website>>> Downloads [PDFs]
Area
Visits to the Website1660
Views of 'Full' Record5208

'The Definitive Map and Statement are the legal record of the public's rights to use footpaths, bridleways and byways. Public rights of way mapping based on the Definitive Map is available using the Online Mapping application.'

Category Anglesey
Area
Visits to the Website607
Views of 'Full' Record2505

'The Anglezarke Amble is a Challenge Walk taking in Rivington, Anglezarke and Turton Moors, through an area known locally as "Little Lake District". There is a choice of distances, either 16 or 24 miles.' Usually held Mid February.

Category Chorley
Distance (miles)24
Starting fromRivington
Description from

LDWA - West Lancashire

Walks described here by
Visits to the Website804
Views of 'Full' Record2644

'You can enjoy access rights responsibly on most land, but many people prefer to use paths. We have developed paths and path networks to make it easier for you to enjoy the outdoors. We have created path networks around the main towns, where most people live ... We have also prepared a Core Paths Plan for Angus. This identifies a basic framework of paths throughout Angus. Over the next few years we will try to signpost all the core paths and make them accessible.'

Category Angus
Description from

Angus Council

Area
Visits to the Website275
Views of 'Full' Record818

'The towns of Angus are well preserved, unspoiled and full of character and each has their own Heritage Trail showing many interesting buildings and features ... Whether you are looking to find out more about family from this area or would like to enjoy a fantastic heritage trail, we look forward to welcoming you to Angus.'

Category Angus
Description from

Angus Heritage

Area
Visits to the Website756
Views of 'Full' Record1330

'Winds an enchanting course down the Vyrnwy valley from Pont Llogel to Pontrobert.The way marked route runs in harmony with sections of Glyndŵr's Way, giving walkers various options including a 16 mile figure-of-eight excursion from Pont Llogel, plus two circular walks from Pont Llogel or Pontrobert.'

Category Montgomeryshire
Navigate the Website>>> Advanced Search >>> What To Do >>> Keyword Search 'Griffiths'
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromPont Llogel, Llwydiarth
Description from

Visit Mid Wales

Visits to the Website647
Views of 'Full' Record3736

'Annan's location on the Solway Firth has always been of great importance - today it is the site of the Annan Shore Walk '

The Walking Booklet: 'The Royal Burgh of Annan has a long colourful history, and these walks explore the history of the area as well as the rich countryside around the town. The walks take you along peaceful riverbanks, through woods and along the edge of the Solway Firth.'

Category Dumfriesshire
Distance (miles)5
Starting fromAnnan
Description from

Annan Online

Visits to the Website751
Views of 'Full' Record1642

'Long-distance walking route following the river Annan from source to sea ... The Annandale Way has been designed to be achievable in 4 to 5 days, with overnight stops envisaged in small market towns and villages: Moffat; Johnstonebridge / Annandale Estate; Lochmaben or Lockerbie and Annan. There is also the option of doing a shorter 2 or 3 day circuit or day walks by using local public transport.'

Category Dumfriesshire
Distance (miles)55
Starting fromMoffat
Description from

Sulwath Connections Landscape Partnership

Walks described here by
Visits to the Website814
Views of 'Full' Record1816

'The annual 100 mile event is the LDWA's flagship event. Held every year in a different part of the country, to coincide with the Late May Bank Holiday, up to 500 people gather to walk 100 miles in 48 hours. In order to enter all these people will have completed a qualifying event beforehand. The first 100 mile event held was the Downsman 100 in 1973. Since then, with the exception of 2001 when foot and mouth closed the countryside, there has been an event every year.'

Category Challenge Walks
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website783
Views of 'Full' Record1476

'Nearly 2,000 years ago, the Antonine Wall was the north-west frontier of the Roman Empire. Built on the orders of the Emperor Antoninus Pius in the years following AD 140, it ran for 40 Roman miles (60 km) from modern Bo'ness on the Firth of Forth to Old Kilpatrick on the River Clyde.  Over time, the industrial and commercial heartland of Scotland has grown around it yet, unbelievably, one-third of its total length is still visible today. Archaeological excavations have demonstrated that much of the rest survives well beneath both fields and urban areas.'

Category Falkirk
Starting fromBo'ness (Borrowstounness)
Description from

The Antonine Wall Frontiers of the Roman Empire

Visits to the Website759
Views of 'Full' Record1626

'Insight into three of the most historic settlements in the Borough of Antrim ... Follow the trails and learn about the characters, events and places that that shaped Antrim, Randalstown and Crumlin.'

Navigate the Website>>> Antrim Heritage Trail [PDF]
Starting fromClotworthy House
Visits to the Website754
Views of 'Full' Record1449

'The route is in place through permission of landowners. It is mostly off-road through fields which are usually grazed by sheep or cows. For safety reasons dogs are not allowed even if on a lead. Hills are exposed and mostly covered in heather or tussocky grasses. Good footwear and advance preparation are strongly advised.'

Distance (miles)22
Starting fromGlenarm
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website821
Views of 'Full' Record1529

'The walk is situated adjacent to Antrim, a town steeped in history and with many places of interest. The aim of the walk is to encourage people of all ages to walk for leisure and good health.'

Navigate the Website>>> Download a Map of the Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromAntrim Forum, Antrim
See also

Antrim Lough Shore Park [VirtualVisitTours] | Lough Shore Park [OutdoorNI.com]

Visits to the Website534
Views of 'Full' Record1311

'Old coffin routes which were used in time past by burial parties going to Clachan Church at Applecross Bay. There are various cairns along the route which indicate where the procession would have rested and possibly drank to the deceased. They are both very long coffin roads and it is entirely understandable that people would need frequent rests along the way.'

Distance (miles)9
Starting fromApplecross
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website670
Views of 'Full' Record1670

'Applecross is an excellent location for coastal, mountain and forest walks, with a range of route lengths available to suit all levels of fitness and physical ability. The area's network of paths is being expanded and improved under the Partnership Scheme.'

Navigate the Website>>> Walks
Starting fromApplecross
Description from

The Applecross Trust

Visits to the Website801
Views of 'Full' Record1828

'Why not go for a walk and then have lunch or tea at The Galley? We have six walks to choose from. All walks are on reasonably level ground, but some parts might be wet or soft under foot. Where possible the walks use circuits rather than out and back and alternative, often shorter, routes are given on some.' ALERT Unfortunately, the 'Walks' Section seems to have disappeared from the Marina Website; but I have retained the Link, nevertheless.

Category Cheshire East
Starting fromChurch Minshull
Description from

Aqueduct Marina

Area
Visits to the Website719
Views of 'Full' Record1661

'The Archaeological Way programme is aiming to develop an 11 mile (18.5km) multi-user trail between Pleasley Pit Country Park and Creswell Crags, to provide a key missing section of the Derbyshire - Nottinghamshire trails network. Phase 1, from South Shirebrook to Poulter Country Park, was opened to the public in spring 2015.'

Category Bolsover
Navigate the Website>>> Arch Way [PDF]
Distance (miles)11
Starting fromSouth Shirebrook
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website461
Views of 'Full' Record1516

'Route from Henley-in-Arden through Alcester and Aston Cantlow using mainly public footpaths and bridleways.'

Distance (miles)26
Starting fromHenley-in-Arden
Visits to the Website841
Views of 'Full' Record1418

'If you are a visitor to the area, or indeed a local and want to spend a little time finding out more about the history and heritage of the local towns and villages then the Walking Guides ... are perfect for you.'

Note As part of the translation of Ards Borough Council into Ards and North Down Borough Council, these Walking Guides should now be accessible via the Publications Section of the Visit Strangford Lough Website.

Description from

Visit Strangford Lough

Visits to the Website827
Views of 'Full' Record1481

'Well signposted upland pathway of 24 miles from Barmouth in the south to Llandecwyn in the north. The route is divided into three sections, each with a leaflet; Southern: Barmouth to Tal y Bont (8 miles) Central: Tal y Bont to Harlech (13 miles) Northern: Harlech to Llandecwyn (12 miles).'

'The Way is mostly on quiet lanes, tracks, and pathways all of which are waymarked with the Buzzard logo. Please note there are no cafes or facilities along The Way.'

Category Merioneth
Distance (miles)24
Starting fromBarmouth
Description from

Ardudwy Partnership

Area
Visits to the Website883
Views of 'Full' Record1530

'Living history epitomises Ardwick, an area rich in architectural features and cultural heritage. Originally a small village and bounded by the River Medlock, Ardwick can trace its origins back to 1282. By the early 19th century, Ardwick was an elegant suburb and its Georgian splendour is still on show at Ardwick Green, alongside one of Manchester's oldest churches St Thomas's Church, built in 1741 ...'

Category Manchester
Distance (miles)3
Starting fromArdwick
Description from

Victoria Baths Neighbourhood Regeneration Project

Visits to the Website729
Views of 'Full' Record1491

'Arlesey is a Bedfordshire village situated in the Hiz valley within easy reach from Cambridgshire, Hertfordshire and beyond, by bus, train or car.'

Starting fromArlesey
Description from

Arlesey Conservation for Nature (ACORN)

Visits to the Website852
Views of 'Full' Record2264

'There are four circular walks which are colour coded, named (Hare, Gloucester Cattle, Skylark & Salmon) and are approximately 4.5 to 5 miles long, so allow about 2.5 hours for each one (or go crazy and do all four). The directions for all walks begin and end at the main map board, which is adjacent to the side wall of The Red Lion. All walks have kissing gates and bridges. It may be helpful to refer to the Ordnance Survey, Outdoor Leisure 14. What you see will vary from season to season. Some of the walks may be a little muddy at times but there will always be good cheer and hearty food and drink available back at The Red Lion when you return.'

Category Stroud
Starting fromThe Red Lion, Arlingham
Description from

The Red Lion, Arlingham

See also

Arlingham and the River Severn, Gloucestershire [Christopher Somerville]

Visits to the Website507
Views of 'Full' Record1008

'Since 1972 the Arlington Bluebell Walk and Farm Trail has developed into seven interesting walks over three working farms.' Held April - May.

Category Eastbourne
Starting fromBates Green Farm, Tye Hill Road, Arlington, Polegate
Area
Visits to the Website619
Views of 'Full' Record1184

'Armagh is the oldest City in Ireland, and with that comes a lot of history, myth and legend. Armagh City was effectively established by Saint Patrick back in 445AD, this event was to have a profound effect on the City's future development.'

Distance (miles)5
Starting fromArmagh Visitor Information Centre
Visits to the Website621
Views of 'Full' Record1450

'Like many historic cities, the best way to see Armagh City is on foot, from its hilltop cathedrals and narrow city streets, to its open Demesne and historic ancient fortress ...'

Navigate the Website>>> Walks
Description from

Only In Armagh

Visits to the Website649
Views of 'Full' Record1412

'A short walk around some of Bennett’s fictional locations in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.'

Category Stoke-on-Trent
Navigate the Website>>> Download a Copy of the Bursley Trail [PDF]
Starting fromBurslem
Description from

Visit Stoke

Visits to the Website759
Views of 'Full' Record2149

'Several centuries of church-building can be seen around Dumbleton Hill.'

Category Tewkesbury
Distance (miles)8
Starting fromWormington
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website798
Views of 'Full' Record2599

'Following the River Arrow from its source in the uplands of Powys, descending through Herefordshire hill country via Newchurch to Kington, and finally, through black and white villages of Pembridge and Eardisland to Leominster.'

Printed Guide available from Ramblers Mortimer Group

Category Brecknockshire
Distance (miles)35
Starting fromGwuanceste Hill, near Builth Wells
Description from

Herefordshire Ramblers

Visits to the Website732
Views of 'Full' Record1679

'Objective was to create a reasonably long walking trail that would take ramblers through some of the most attractive parts of the Mid-Wirral peninsula and, at the same time, keep road-walking down to a minimum.'

Category Wirral
Navigate the Website>>> Arrowe Park - Parkgate Circular Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)16
Starting fromArrowe Country Park
Description from

Visit Wirral

Area
Visits to the Website992
Views of 'Full' Record3288

'The Arun and Rother Connections (ARC) Project  'is a landscape-scale project being delivered by a partnership made up of seven organisations. The main aim of the project is to promote a rich and thriving river system where wildlife flourishes and where people value and enjoy the landscape and natural and cultural heritage of the Arun and Rother rivers and their surrounding environment in West Sussex ... The River Rother flows from Empshott in Hampshire, England, to Stopham in West Sussex, where it joins the River Arun.' The Project is now closed and unfortunately I could no longer find details of the ARC Explorer Trails on their Website.

Category Chichester
Area
Visits to the Website627
Views of 'Full' Record1302

Originally the Entry for Arundel Walking Festival which was last held in 2014. The Walking Tours, however, have continued.

Category Arun
Starting fromMill Road, Arundel
Description from

Arundel Historic Tours

Area
Visits to the Website765
Views of 'Full' Record1358

'An interesting walk on good paths following the route of the royal procession from Ascot through Windsor Great Park and offering a "surprise" view of Windsor Castle.'

One of 15 Car-Free Walks Around Reading.

Distance (miles)8
Starting fromAscot
Description from

Supporters of Oxfam

Area
Visits to the Website860
Views of 'Full' Record1824

'Circular walk of about two miles starting from Stadhampton. It takes in the attractive parkland that was once part of the Dormer family estate.'

Navigate the Website>>> Ascott Park Historical Trail [PDF]
Distance (miles)2
Starting fromStadhampton
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website916
Views of 'Full' Record1478

Five 'Short Walks In and Around Ashburton'. Includes Clara's Story - A Walk Through the History of Ashburton.

Category Teignbridge
Starting fromAshburton
Description from

Ashburton.Org The Southern Gateway to Dartmoor

Area
Visits to the Website796
Views of 'Full' Record2337

'This walk of 17kms/11 miles from Ashby St. Ledgers includes walking along The Jurassic Way, goes via Braunston and then The Grand Union and Leicester Canals towpaths to Norton Jc and returns to Ashby St. Ledgers.'

Category Daventry
Distance (miles)11
Starting fromAshby St Ledgers
Description from

Beautiful England Walks and Photos

Visits to the Website621
Views of 'Full' Record1338

'Now forming part of the new National Forest, this area was once an industrial landscape, ravaged by mining. The route runs from Measham to Moira passing through countryside which is rich in social and industrial history ...'

Distance (miles)4
Starting fromMeasham
Walks described here by
Visits to the Website865
Views of 'Full' Record1584

'A green link from the city centre to Ashton-under-Lyne, bordered by an interesting mix of modern and industrial architecture. Improvements to the towpath have made it into a pleasant route, accessible to walkers, cyclists and wheelchair users.'

Category Tameside
Distance (miles)7
Starting fromJunction Rochdale Canal, Manchester Piccadilly
Walks described here by
See also

Nature Trail [Ancoats Canal Project] | The Ashton Canal [Pennine Waterways] | Portland Basin Museum

Area
Visits to the Website679
Views of 'Full' Record1406

'Walks in or around the Exmoor area. They are grouped in rough areas with details of location, parking, length and type of walk.'

Category West Somerset
Starting fromAround and About
Description from

Geoff Bannister

Area
Visits to the Website730
Views of 'Full' Record1338

'There are countless places to walk from Auchendean. So many that they can't possibly be listed, but here are a few of our own favourite walks to whet your appetite! Click on the links for more details of each walk or look at this excellent site - WalkHighlands.'

Category Morayshire
Starting fromAuchendean Lodge, near Grantown-On-Spey
Description from

Auchendean Lodge

Visits to the Website673
Views of 'Full' Record1272

'The Shropshire Union Canal towpath is a magnificent walk in either direction from Audlem and is now the southern part of the Weaver Way. You can explore away from the canal in all directions, however, including this selection of walks in the Audlem area.' ALERT At Review, I could no longer locate a 'Walks' Section on the Website; but I have decided to retain the Link.

Category Cheshire East
Starting fromAudlem
Area
Visits to the Website1023
Views of 'Full' Record3073

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