www.nationaltrust.org.uk/baddesley-clinton/trails/baddesley-clinton-ca...

Category:Warwick
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'A gentle walk along country lanes, field paths and the Grand Union Canal. Taking in Baddesley Clinton, a secluded moated manor house, Rowington Church, the Heart of England Way and Kingwood Junction.'

Description from

National Trust

www.newtonmore.com/things-to-do/immediate-vicinity/walking/the-badenoc...

Category:Inverness-shire
Distance (miles)11
Overview

'From Dalraddy to Ruthven near Kingussie, the Badenoch Way winds through native woodland offering magnificent views of Highland glens, mountains, and rivers, with diverse wildlife abundant, including red squirrel, osprey, swans & deer.'

www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/explore-the-countryside/walking-tra...

Distance (miles)13
Overview

'The extended Baker Way links the heart of Chester with Delamere Forest Park. The core of the route is provided by the original Baker Way - a long established route from Christleton to Brines Brow Picnic Area.'

Description from

Visit Cheshire

www.facebook.com/BalaChallenge/

Category:Merioneth
Distance (miles)20
Overview

'Strenuous circular walk for able walkers around Bala Lake (Llyn Tegid), including part of the Aran ridge, starting and finishing at the Penllyn Leisure Centre, in Bala. The walk is 20 miles (32 km) long with a total ascent of 4,100ft (1,250m) and is expected to be completed in around 8-10 hours.' Held Early May.

forestryandland.gov.scot/visit/balkello-community-woodland

Category:City of Dundee
Overview

'Tranquil woodland with fresh air and sweeping views, just a couple of miles from Dundee.'

Description from

Forestry and Land Scotland

www.creetown-walks.co.uk/balloch-wood-paths.asp

Overview

'The woodland follows the course of the Balloch Burn from the hills west of Creetown to the Cree Estuary.  Linear in shape, and several kilometres long, it offers a range of walks through a richly varied woodland of Larch, Oak, Scots Pine, Beech, Italian Alder and other species.'

discovernorthernireland.com/Ballymoney-Heritage-Trail-P15509/

Overview

'Ballymoney Heritage Guide features many well known historic buildings and sites around the Borough as well as information about people from Ballymoney who are of historic importance in their respective fields.'

Description from

Discover Northern Ireland

www.heritagepaths.co.uk/pathdetails.php?path=34

Category:Fife
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'The development of roads was significantly advanced in Medieval Scotland by the increased hegemony of the church. This road was probably in existence before 1200 but around this time it was appropiated and developed by the monks in Balmerino Abbey to facilitate the transport of stone from Nydie quarry for the improvement of the Abbey.'

Description from

Heritage Paths

www.balmoralcastle.com/walks.htm

Category:Aberdeenshire
Overview

'When Balmoral is open to the Public the Ranger Service are pleased to offer a series of guided walks. Each Wednesday afternoon during April, May, June and July they provide a guided woodland walk, which starts from the Carriage Hall Exhibition at 2.00 p.m.'

Description from

Balmoral Estates

balsamcentre.org.uk/adult-activities.html

Category:South Somerset
Overview

'The Balsam Centre is owned and managed by a charity (Wincanton Community Venture) set up by local people in 1999 with the aim of supporting the health and wellbeing of people living in Wincanton and the rural area and settlements around it. Overall it provides a wide range of services and activities that are easy to access, enjoyable and that have lasting benefits.

Description from

The Balsam Centre

www.northumberland-walks.co.uk/budle-bay/

Distance (miles)4
Overview

'This walk starts at Bamburgh and follows a circular route along roads to Budle Bay and returning along the coast to Bamburgh. The route could be followed in either direction, we chose a clockwise one.' Note that this Walk replaces one from Northumberland County Council which seems to have disappeared.

Description from

Northumberland-Walks.co.uk

www.bamfordvillage.co.uk/touchstone-trail

Category:High Peak
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'The Touchstones illustrate Air, Water, Earth and Fire. The stones are situated on a five-mile walk around the edges of the village. A central Touchstone combines all four elements. A celtic symbol is present on all the touchstones to signify the millennium.'

Description from

Bamford Derbyshire

www.mapmywalk.com/gb/banbridge-nir/

Overview

'Located in heart of County Down and situated at the gateway to the Mourne Mountains, the Banbridge District is a beautiful area to explore. It is an ideal area for walkers who want to get off the beaten track ...'. However note that the original Link here seems to have disappeared, so I have replaced it with one to MapMyWalk

discovernorthernireland.com/Bangor-Town-Walk-and-Cultural-Trail-P15756...

Distance (miles)2
Overview

'Bangor's history is a wide and varied one. The first settlement was in Neolithic times but it was the founding of the monastery by St Comgall in AD558 that laid the town foundations ...'

Description from

Discover Northern Ireland

www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk/downloads/file/10/millennium_trail_pdf

Distance (miles)18
Overview

'From Banstead Downs to Horley, created ... to mark the new century ... The Trail is full of surprises - even for those who are familiar with the area. Its twists and turns will guide you through historic towns and villages and you can explore some beautiful countryside on the way. There are plenty of places to pause and reflect on the relationship between Town and Country, Past and Present - whilst you enjoy some well-earned rest and refreshment.'

www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/directory-record/62474/bardney-long

Category:West Lindsey
Distance (miles)9
Overview

'A walk through the Lincolnshire Limewoods where there are ancient woodlands, medieval abbey ruins and a wealth of wildlife and history. The walk takes in two woods, Southrey and Scotgrove, and the remains of two abbeys, Tupholme and Bardney.'

Description from

Lincolnshire County Council

www.facebook.com/BarmouthHeritageTrail/

Category:Merioneth
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'Seeks to highlight some of the places around the centre of Barmouth that have played a part in this history and given the town its character. Hopefully it will also encourage the exploration of places of interest further afield.' ALERT 'We have been notified that the Heritage Trail website has been hacked and is now directly linking to a very unpleasant site ...' [Facebook Page: 31 December 2017]

Description from

Barmouth Heritage Trail Group

www.barnesvillage.com

Distance (miles)5
Overview

 'The 2.3 mile Trail, and the 3 mile Extension, have been designed to show Barnes at its best. The route is circular, so it doesn't matter where you start – just follow the silver "Barnes Trail" discs set in the ground.'

Description from

Barnes Community Association

www.walkingpages.co.uk/trails_paths/ldpbarninghamtrail.html

Category:Darlington
Distance (miles)24
Overview

'Circular walk, using old pack-horse trails, which zig-zags its way over Barningham Moor, and then climbs over the watershed to enter the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A long climb back up and over brings you to the delights of the Stang Forest before returning to Barningham.

Description from

The Barningham Trail Ed Coles (Trailguides, 2007)

See also

Barningham Trail [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

stocksbridge-walkers.org.uk/barnsley-boundary-walk/

Category:Barnsley
Distance (miles)73
Overview

'Twelve short walks joined together to form a continuous route of 73 miles (117Km) in length. This walk mainly runs through the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley but also passes through parts of Kirklees, Wakefield, Doncaster and Sheffield.'

See also

Barnsley Boundary Walk [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/parks-and-open-spaces/public-footpaths-an...

Category:Barnsley
Overview

'Barnsley Council is responsible for managing 750km of public footpaths, bridleways and restricted byways across the Barnsley Borough ... You can view public rights of way in Barnsley on our Interactive Map. Click on a path to see its number, parish and status.'

Description from

Barnsley Council

barnstapletowncouncil.gov.uk/what-we-do/heritage-culture/past-heritage...

Category:North Devon
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'This tour will guide you around some of Barnstaple’s interesting buildings and monuments, helping to piece together the story of a town that is well over 1000 years old.' ALERT 'Barnstaple Heritage Centre is to be closed down in March. The attraction on the Strand, which offers visitors the chance to discover 1,000 years of Barnstaple history, has fallen victim to the town council’s "Better Barnstaple" plan. The council today (Friday) revealed its five year vision to protect services in the town and make its heritage ‘available to a wider public audience’. [North Devon Gazette 15 January 2016]

Description from

Barnstaple Town Council

www.baronatbucknell.co.uk/walking/

Overview

'10 fabulous walks starting at The Baron at Bucknell'

Description from

Mike Star

www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk/walksdb/582/

Category:West Dorset
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'A superb walk with a few short climbs to reach the ridge for fantastic views and one the UK’s most spectacular Bronze Age cemeteries.'

Description from

South West Coast Path

inbarton.atwebpages.com/bartwalk.htm

Overview

'Barton upon Humber is a town of over 10,000 population situated on the south bank of the River Humber. The town has a long history which can be traced back well before the 10th century AD.'

walkni.com/walks/oakfield-glen-and-bashfordsland-wood/

Overview

'Bashfordsland Wood attractions include an outdoor gym, orienteering course, sculptures trail, three wildlife ponds. When on the path network take a look at the native trees, wildflowers and wildlife such as bull finch, meadow pipits, sparrowhawks, and buzzards. Oakfield Glen can be accessed from Bashfordsland Wood.' Note that I have replaced the Link here as the original seems unavailable.

Description from

WalkNI

www.walkinginessex.co.uk/basildon.php

Category:Basildon
Overview

'Basildon is a thriving town. Surrounded by open spaces, iconic buildings and stunning examples of public art you will find that this sixty year old town isn't short of historical interest: beneath its modern open streetscape and abundant and bio-diverse green spaces can be found the remains of previous cultures going back many thousands of years ... '

www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryside/walking/basingstokecanaltrail

Category:Hart
Distance (miles)32
Overview

'A beautiful waterway that runs from Greywell Village in Hampshire to Woodham in Surrey.'

Description from

Hampshire County Council

www.basingstoke.gov.uk/rte.aspx?id=1427

Distance (miles)3
Overview

'A self-guided walk of the town centre starting in Basingstoke's 800-year old Market Place. As you follow the trail you will discover more about the town's history, from Domesday through to the modern day.'

Description from

Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/streets-and-highway-maintenance/public-rig...

Overview

'These Webpages contain a wide variety of information about public rights of way and outdoors access; including walk leaflets, online mapping, how to report a problem, legal orders, consultations and the Joint Local Access Forum.'

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bath-skyline

Distance (miles)6
Overview

'Explore the Bath Skyline along six miles of way-marked footpaths.'

Description from

National Trust

www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-cycle-network/bath-tw...

Distance (miles)13
Overview

'Circular route taking in the iconic Bath Two Tunnels. The route also uses National Route 24 and National Route 4, along the Kennet & Avon Canal back in to Central Bath ... Both tunnels are well lit, have a sealed surface and are wide enough for pedestrians and cyclists to comfortably use the route in harmony.'

Description from

Sustrans

www.stamfordbridge1066.org.uk

Overview

Stamford Bridge Battlefield Walks  'Please contact the Society if you wish to attend a Battlefield Walk or to arrange a group booking ... The Walks take place on a Sunday morning at 11 am unless requested differently.  The Walks are dependant on the weather and conditions. A decision as to the type and duration is made at the start. Duration is usually 1-2 hours, but the longer walk can be up to 3 hours.'

www.beachyhead.org.uk/activities_for_all/walking_and_hiking/

Category:Eastbourne
Overview

'Walkers flock to Beachy Head for the magnificent scenery, abundant wildlife and historic locations. Choose a short, gentle walk or challenge yourself with a longer route around the area. Whichever you choose, you’ll be rewarded with stunning views.'

Description from

The Gilbert Estate

See also

Beachy Head and Eastbourne [Fancy Free Walks] (PDF)

www.ldwa.org.uk/ldp/members/show_path.php?path_name=Beacon+Way

Category:Sandwell
Distance (miles)22
Overview

'This green route is from Sandwell at the heart of the West Midlands conurbation, and goes via the outskirts of Birmingham through the countryside of Walsall and into Staffordshire. The walk takes in the Forest of Mercia, lakes, nature reserves, woods, and the banks of canals. The northern end links with the Heart of England Way on Gentleshaw Common. Only the section from Sandwell to Chasewater is shown on OS maps.'

See also

Beacon Way [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beacons_Way

Category:Monmouthshire
Distance (miles)100
Overview

'Waymarked long distance footpath in the Brecon Beacons National Park ... The Beacons Way was conceived by the Brecon Beacons Park Society and local walkers, particularly the Society's Secretary John Sansom, Arwel Michael and Chris Barber, and was developed as recently as 2005.'

Description from

Wikipedia

See also

Beacons Way [Brecon Beacons: Our National Park]

beaminsterramblers.wordpress.com/beaminster-circular-walks/

Category:West Dorset
Overview

'The five Beaminster Hills Circular Walks were created by the Beaminster Ramblers as their millennium project in 2000. They were published twice as pamphlets and have been so successful  that they have begun to run out. It has been decided to put the walks on to the World Wide Web to increase their availability. The maps are the same as in the pamphlets, but the descriptions of the walks have been updated.'

Description from

Beaminster Ramblers

www.caingram.info/Bearsden_walks.htm

Overview

'A Photo Gallery of Walks in the Burgh of Bearsden and Surrounding Areas'

Description from

Alan Ingram

walkaroundlondon.com/the-beck-corridor-and-a-bit-extra/

Category:Bromley
Distance (miles)4
Overview

A "green corridor", nicknamed "The Beck Corridor", was chosen as part of the SUN Project to encourage thought about the value of the area for biodiversity as well as involve local people in doing their bit for wildlife or in enjoying the area. The "corridor" runs from Beckenham Place Park to Spring Park and includes green spaces such as Kelsey Park, Cator Park, Harvington Estate and High Broom Wood, all falling within a stone's throw of "The Beck" river.' ALERT The Links originally used here all seem to have disappeared - so I have cited instead a description of the Trail from Walk around London albeit dated June 2012 ...

Description from

Bromley Biodiversity Partnership | Walk around London

See also

SUN ('Sustainable Urban Planning Networks for Green Spaces') Project

www.beckingham-northnotts.org.uk/footpaths/footpaths.htm

Category:Bassetlaw
Overview

Descriptions of over a score of footpaths around and about the Parish.

Description from

Maxine Downs / Pat Suart

www.beckington.org.uk/the-village/walks.htm

Category:Mendip
Overview

'The walks are a selection from around the Parish of Beckington. All are assumed to begin from The Woolpack, a fifteenth century coaching inn, at the junction of the Warminster and Frome Roads'.

www.innerlondonramblers.org.uk/index.php/ideasforwalks/self-guided-wal...

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'At first glance, this area of East London may not seem a worthy venue for a walk, but our route takes in no less than six parks. Inevitably, some walking along streets is involved, but these are pleasant enough, and there is a bonus by way of a medieval manor house, which still has its moat. The lakes in the parks attract large numbers of Canada Geese.'

Description from

Mike Biggs Inner London Ramblers

www.jarrowparish.info/bedes-way/

Category:Sunderland
Distance (miles)12
Overview

'Bede's Way has been devised to link the twin Anglo-Saxon monastery of St Peter's in Wearmouth and St Paul's in Jarrow. Today the route follows a safe and enjoyable path through the Great North Forest, covering twelve miles of rich landscape, delightful seascape, rolling hills and meandering streams.'

Description from

The Jarrow Team Ministry

www.bedford.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/public-rights-of-way/

Category:Bedford
Overview

'There are over 980 kilometres of Public Rights of Way in the Bedford Borough area, linking towns and villages to the diverse countryside and landscape of the county. The Borough Council is responsible for the management of this access network, which consists of 600 kilometres of Public Footpaths, 350 kilometres of Public Bridleways and 34 kilometres of Public Byway (BOATS). There are also a number of promoted routes ranging from village walks to regional trails.'

Description from

Bedford Borough Council

www.bedfordtourguides.org

Category:Bedford
Overview

'If you want to know more about Bedford you could do no better than take a tour led by a member of the Bedford Association Of Tour Guides, who have all undertaken a rigorous and extensive training programme culminating in both written and practical examinations.'

www.buckinghamshirepartnership.gov.uk/media/947265/beechesway.pdf

Distance (miles)16
Overview

'A walk from the River Thames near Cookham to the Grand Union Canal at West Drayton.'

belfasthills.org

Category:Belfast City
Overview

'Experience the Belfast Hills, renowned for providing a unique backdrop to a thriving urban area. Being so close to the city, fantastic views over Belfast and beyond can be easily enjoyed at Cave Hill and Belfast Castle or Black Mountain ... With well over half a million hikes taken every year, walking is the number one recreational activity in the Belfast Hills.'

Description from

Belfast Hills Partnership

www.skenfrith.co.uk/activities/walks/

Category:Monmouthshire
Overview

'The Bell's circular walks have become well-known as something of a "must do" when visiting Skenfrith. We have six individual walks ... all of which start and finish at The Bell and take in some of the most beautiful Monmouthshire countryside ...'

Description from

The Bell at Skenfrith

www.walkingenglishman.com/ldp/bellwalkmajor.html

Distance (miles)36
Overview

'Links together those churches in the Dronfield area which have bells. In particular, the towers at Dronfield, Old Whittington, Norton, Dore, and Hathersage.'

Description from

The Walking Englishman

www.visitambervalley.com/get-active/walking-and-riding.aspx

Category:Amber Valley
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'This walk allows a wider view of the influence and heritage created by the Strutt family in Belper. Starting and ending with close views of the cotton mills, much of the walk passes through farmlands previously owned by the family. These produced fresh meat, milk and vegetables for employees to purchase through the employer to help maintain their health.'

www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/things-to-do/activities/walking/walking-rou...

Category:Isle of Wight
Distance (miles)12
Overview

'A walk from the heart of the Island to its eastern tip, over downland, besides marshes at the mouth of the River Yar, passing historic houses and the tranquil village of Brading.'

See also

Bembridge Trail [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes] | Bembridge Trail [Stephen and Lucy Dawson]

www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walk-2222-introduction

Distance (miles)7
Overview

'Some steep climbs in the early stages of this Clackmannanshire walk are rewarded with superb views across the Forth Valley. The route visits the highest point of the Ochil Hills - Ben Cleuch at 721m.'

Description from

Walking Britain

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/ullapool/ben-more-coigach.shtml

Distance (miles)6
Overview

'Ben Mor Coigach is the Scottish Wildlife Trust's largest reserve and is a magical mixture of high peaks and coastline; crofted land and wild land; of people and of nature in the raw ...' ALERT Link changed from the Trust to walkhighlands.

Description from

Scottish Wildlife Trust

See also

Postie's Path [Heritage Paths]

www.benendenvillage.org.uk/landscape.htm

Category:Tunbridge Wells
Overview

'Benenden lies in the High Weald, of Kent, Sussex and Surrey, a hilly area with generally small fields and woods, well-timbered hedges and narrow, often deeply-sunken, lanes. In Kent, the High Weald stretches east from Edenbridge (10 miles west of Tonbridge) to Tenterden. It contrasts with the Low Weald, or Vale of Kent, a much flatter area of heavy clay-land which borders it to the north and east.'

Description from

Benenden Village

See also

Benenden 'Walk Through Time' [A Walk Through Time]

www.walkingclub.org.uk/walk/benfleet-circular-via-leigh-on-sea/

Category:Southend-on-Sea
Distance (miles)10
Overview

'Circular walk, based on Leigh-on-Sea railway station, includes a climb to see the ruins of Hadleigh Castle, a walk along Benfleet Downs and a return walk along Benfleet Creek alongside Hadleigh Marsh.' ALERT This Entry formerly referenced an 'Essex Pub Walk': Leigh-on-Sea & Hadleigh Castle Walk  But since the relevant Website seems no longer, I have replaced it with a 'Saturday Walkers Club' Walk. (I have retained the original description.)

Description from

Saturday Walkers Club

discovernorthernireland.com/Benone-Strand-Limavady-P2919/

Overview

'Benone Beach stretches for over 7 miles from Downhill westwards to where it meets Magilligan Point at the mouth of Lough Foyle and forms part of one of Ireland's longest beaches. Benone Beach, a Blue Flag award winning beach, is popular throughout the year for a variety of outdoor activities and events with great views along the North Coast, to Inishowen in Donegal and to Scotland.‘

Description from

Discover Northern Ireland

www.friendsofbenthamstation.btck.co.uk/WalksfromBenthamStation

Category:Craven
Overview

'With the pressure on the more easily identified focuses of outdoor recreation such as the Lake District and the Three Peaks, interest is increasing in quieter and more unspoilt areas "off the beaten track". In recent years, Bentham has come to be appreciated as a walking centre with distinct possibilities ...' ALERT Link changed from Bentham Town Council to Friends of Bentham Station.

Description from

Friends of Bentham Station

www.bbc.co.uk/berkshire/outdoors/berkshire_way/

Category:West Berkshire
Distance (miles)90
Overview

'We have compiled a series of walks across Berkshire which makes up what we're calling the Berkshire Way ... We'll take you across the county, from west to east ... It means you can take a walk across any part of the county, and rest assured you'll cross some fantastic countryside.'

Description from

BBC

www.buckscc.gov.uk/services/culture-and-leisure/bernwood-jubilee-way-t...

Category:Aylesbury Vale
Distance (miles)61
Overview

'Trail cutting across 27 parishes and provides one of the most ambitious projects in Aylesbury Vale to promote outdoor activity. The path links together sections of the rights of way network to give access to this forgotten forest.'

www.explore-northumberland.co.uk/selfguidedwalksinberwick.html

Distance (miles)2
Overview

'Several themed walking trails have been created around Berwick, Spittal and Tweedmouth: [1] The Lowry Trail - - - : [2] The Barleycorn Trail - - - : [3] The Fishy Trail.' Alert These Walks replace one from Northumberland County Council which seems to have disappeared.

Description from

Time to Explore Northumberland & The Scottish Borders

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/borders/berwickshire-coastal-path.shtml

Category:Berwickshire
Distance (miles)30
Overview

'Stretching for some 48km from Cockburnspath in the north down to the English Border and Berwick-upon-Tweed, the Berwickshire Coastal Path provides some superb walking. The northern end of the route links up with the Southern Upland Way, whilst the John Muir Way which continues round the coastline of East Lothian is accessible via a short link.'

Description from

Walkhighlands

www.alltrails.com/england/essex/chelmsford

Category:Chelmsford
Overview

'Chelmsford is the county city of Essex, and with a rich heritage, beautiful green spaces, first-class sporting, leisure and arts facilities, shopping, dining and vibrant nightlife, there is definitely something for everyone. Situated in the heart of Essex and only 30 miles from London ... '

Description from

AllTrails

www.gobala.org/en/walking-trails/the-betsi-cadwaladr-trail/

Category:Merioneth
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'Circular walk first through the town, over farmland and moorland to Llanycil returning along the lake and through the town with many stiles. The walk passes through various locations associated with Betsi Cadwaladr.'

Description from

GoBala

www.haringey.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/travel/walking

Category:Haringey
Distance (miles)12
Overview

'Borough-wide circular walk, joining places of interest and environmental importance.  It gives residents and visitors a great opportunity to enjoy walking and to explore different areas of Haringey.'

Description from

Haringey Council

www.walkingenglishman.com/eastyorkshire04.htm

Overview

'The Beverley 20 is a walk in the East Riding of Yorkshire that runs between Beverley Minster and the Humber Bridge ... The paths themselves are also used by other longer routes. The section from the Humber Bridge to North Ferriby is used by the Yorkshire Wolds Way, High Hunsley Circuit and the Trans Pennine Trail. The Beverley 20 is the first stage of a four-part walk from The Humber Bridge to Filey, The East Riding Heritage Trail.'

Description from

The Walking Englishman

www.merton.gov.uk/leisure/visiting/attractions/beverleybrookwalk.htm

Distance (miles)7
Overview

'Closely following the Beverley Brook through Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park and Barnes Common to the River Thames upstream of Putney. The walk goes through some of South London's most varied and beautiful countryside.'

Description from

Merton Council

www.worcestershire.gov.uk/directory_record/2557/bewdley_river_and_rail...

Category:Wyre Forest
Distance (miles)8
Overview

'Gives you the opportunity to explore the Severn Valley by following the route of the river Severn four miles upstream from Bewdley to the hidden gem that is Upper Arley village. The return leg offers the opportunity to return to Bewdley; either under your own steam by walking back along the opposite bank of the river or by steam power utilising the historic Severn Valley Railway.'

www.walkingenglishman.com/leedsharrogate13.htm

Category:Harrogate
Distance (miles)9
Overview

'This walk is a lovely wander around the Pateley Bridge area. It is also a fascinating history lesson. The walk starts in the town and takes us to the lovely Fishpond Wood near Bewerley. We then head west over deep green meadows covered in swathes of buttercup and vetch. Eventually we arrive at the edge of Coldstones Quarry at Greenhow. Coldstones is a working quarry with accommodation for a viewing of modern quarrying techniques should you wish to visit. Our walk takes us past the quarry and round Bewerley Moor to visit old lead workings at the disused Cockhill and Providence Mines ...'

Description from

The Walking Englishman

See also

Bewerley Moor and The Coldstones Cut [Happy Hiker]

out-of-the-loop.com/walks-by-county/east-sussex/bewl-water-the-high-we...

Category:Wealden
Distance (miles)10
Size (acreage)760
Overview

'A wander through the fine, varied landscapes of the High Weald en route to scenic Bewl Water, the largest expanse of water in the south east of England ... The route uses parts of the Sussex Border Path and wanders along the shores of Southern Water's Bewl Water reservoir.'

Description from

Out of the LOOP

See also

Bewl Water Woods [Woodland Trust]

www.bexley.gov.uk/services/streets-and-roads/public-rights-way

Category:Bexley
Overview

'Bexley's Rights of Way Improvement Plan, the Rights of Way definitive maps for both North and South of the Borough and the Definitive statement for the Rights of Way within the borough are available as PDF's ...'

Description from

London Borough of Bexley

www.bidstonhill.org.uk/heritage/map/

Category:Wirral
Distance (miles)3
Overview

'The Heritage Trail has been put together to allow people to explore Bidston Hill and its heritage for themselves. Follow the trail using the map and the numbered marker posts. Look out for the blue Heritage Trail markers, and the black and white QR code plaques. If you have a smartphone, you can use a QR reader app to bring up the matching Heritage Trail web page in your browser.'

Description from

Friends of Bidston Hill

www.theblean.co.uk/visiting-the-blean/

Category:Canterbury
Distance (miles)25
Overview

'Circular walk through one of the largest and most distinctive areas of ancient woodland in England. The Walk, combined with 18 new interpretive panels is part funded by Heritage Lottery and the Kent Wildlife Trust and has been developed by the Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership as a member of the Blean Initiative.

Description from

The Blean Initiative

www.sthelens.gov.uk

Category:St Helens
Distance (miles)9
Overview

'St. Helens’ attractive landscape and topography means that there are a number of excellent walks throughout the Borough ...' One of Five Trails produced by the Ranger Service, the other four of which 'are being updated and undergoing a makeover'.

Description from

St. Helens Council

www.friendsofblp.org.uk

Category:Rushcliffe
Overview

'The Park is a Local Nature Reserve running along the line of an abandoned railway.'

See also

Bingham Heritage Trail [Bingham Heritage Trails Association]

www.canalroutes.net/Birmingham-and-Fazeley-Canal.html#Route

Category:Birmingham
Distance (miles)15
Overview

'The Birmingham and Fazeley Canal is a canal of the Birmingham Canal Navigations in the West Midlands of England. Its purpose was to provide a link between the Coventry Canal and Birmingham and thereby connect Birmingham to London via the Oxford Canal.'

Description from

Canal Routes

See also

Birmingham and Fazeley Canal [Wikipedia]

www.visitcheshire.com/things-to-do/explore-the-countryside/horse-ridin...

Distance (miles)34
Overview

Horse riding trail which 'runs from near Beeston Castle to the village of Wirswall on the Shropshire border ... The route can be followed by foot and mountain bike. Walkers can avoid longer road sections by making the most of the footpath network in the area'.

Description from

Visit Cheshire

www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/bishops-castle-r...

Distance (miles)62
Overview

'Long distance footpath encirling the historic market town of Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire. It was developed by local experienced walkers who live in Bishop’s Castle and who know the area intimately.'

Description from

Bishop's Castle Walking Festival

www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/countryside/walking/newforestbishopsdyke

Category:New Forest
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'Take a walk through beautiful heathland that starts and finishes at the Beaulieu Road Station. '

Description from

Hampshire County Council

www.walksaroundstortford.org.uk

Distance (miles)8
Overview

'This is a linear walk along the scenic River Stort from Bishop’s Stortford to Harlow and returning by bus.'

visitcambridge.org/things-to-do/sport-and-leisure/walking

Distance (miles)9
Overview

'Following mediaeval tracks out across the fens, the Bishop's Way takes you along the route used by the Bishops of Ely to their palace in Downham.'

Description from

Visit Cambridge & Beyond

stocksbridge-walkers.org.uk/medium-2/dragon-circular/

Category:Sheffield
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'This diverse landscape on the edge of the Peak District celebrates its natural, cultural and industrial heritage with grit and charm.' ALERT Unable to raise the Woodland Trust description of this Walk at Review. Linked instead to guide to similar Walk from Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome.

www.norfolk.gov.uk/out-and-about-in-norfolk/norfolk-trails/short-and-c...

Category:North Norfolk
Overview

'The Bittern Line railway heads north from the beautiful cathedral city of Norwich passing through the unique wetland area of The Broads to the dramatic north Norfolk coast.'

Description from

Norfolk County Council

www.blackhorsekent.co.uk

Category:Maidstone
Overview

Access to PDFs of five walks produced by the Black Horse Inn - albeit some time ago ... The Inn is 'a family run business, tucked beneath the steep face of the North Downs on the Pilgrims Way at Thurnham near Maidstone in Kent'.

Description from

Black Horse Inn

www.visitblackburn.co.uk/attractions/heritage-town-trails

Overview

'Discover Blackburn and Darwen's incredible history when cotton was king and weaving was big business. Self-guided Heritage Town Trails will help you explore the borough from a new perspective, revealing the stories behind of some of Blackburn and Darwen's historic buildings and taking you back to a time when the town was "the weaving capital of the world".'

Description from

VisitBlackburn

www.innerlondonramblers.org.uk/ideasforwalks/self-guided-walks.html

Category:Greenwich
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'This walk starts at Blackheath National Rail Station and ends at North Greenwich Underground Station, visiting Blackheath, Greenwich, the Thames Path and the Millennium Dome. It is an easy walk of 5.8 miles (9.3 kilometres), with some moderate hills in Greenwich Park. The walk can be extended back to Blackheath by following the North Greenwich to Blackheath Walk, which starts at the Millennium Dome (O2) and continues through Charlton, Woolwich Common and Kidbrooke, making a complete circuit of 14½ miles (23½ km).'

Description from

Mike Biggs  Inner London Ramblers

www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walk-1279-introduction

Category:Blackpool
Distance (miles)12
Overview

'This lengthy walk along the prom from Blackpool to Fleetwood offers excellent exercise. In addition there is a wide variety of sights and sounds to absorb from the glitter of the golden mile to solitude at Rossall Point.'

Description from

Walking Britain

See also

Lancashire Coastal Way - Lytham St Annes to Fleetwood (15 miles) [Griffmonsters Great Walks]

www.walkingenglishman.com/ldp/blackwatervalleypath.html

Category:Rushmoor
Distance (miles)23
Overview

'Follows the River Blackwater from its source in Rowhill Nature Reserve to Swallowfield, where it joins the River Whitewater to become the Broadwater for a short stretch before flowing into the River Loddon.' ALERT Link changed from Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership to Walking Englishman

www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk/resident/countryside/public-rights-of-way/

Category:Blaenau Gwent
Overview

'There are over 300 kilometres of Public Rights of Way in Blaenau Gwent, linking towns and villages to the diverse countryside and landscape of the county. The County Council is responsible for the management of this access network, which consists of 300 kilometres of Public Rights of Ways. There are also a number of promoted routes ranging from Community walks to regional trails.'

Description from

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

www.visitblaenavon.co.uk/en/VisitBlaenavon/ThingsToDo/IndustrialLandsc...

Category:Torfaen
Overview

'A number of walks have been created to help you discover the hidden corners of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site. These take you from the Bronze Age, through the Industrial Revolution and into a landscape and history that inspired the author Alexander Cordell.'

athollestatesrangerservice.blogspot.com

Category:Perthshire
Overview

'The estate has a network of over 30 miles of waymarked trails for you to discover the fascinating history and wildlife of this working landscape. The trails cover a variety of distances and will take you along rivers and burns, through woodlands and onto wild moorland. For the quiet and observant visitor each trail has its own rewards.'

Description from

Atholl Estates

www.bleadon.org.uk/walksandwildlife.html

Category:North Somerset
Overview

'Local nature walks and wildlife interest including Bleadon Moors, Hills, West Mendip Way, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and public footpaths, rights of way & bridleways throughout Bleadon.'

Description from

Bleadon BOB

www.south-staffs-water.co.uk/community/recreation/blithfield-reservoir...

Size (acreage)770
Overview

'The Blithfield Estate is owned by South Staffs Water, which provides some 330 million litres of water each day to around 550,000 homes and businesses in parts of the Black Country, East and South Staffordshire and South Derbyshire ... Until 2009, the Estate had remained largely closed to the public. However, assistance and help from Natural England, along with advice from the West Midland Bird Club and the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, led to the company deciding to create footpaths and install bird hides and feeding stations in order to open up much of the Estate, so that everyone can enjoy this tranquil corner of England ...'

Description from

South Staffs Water

www.londonforfree.net/walks/

Category:Camden
Distance (miles)3
Overview

'Wander through the Bloomsbury area of London, made famous by Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens, and see tourist attractions such as the British Museum, the Lamb pub, Great Ormond Street Hospital and other places associated with famous British writers.'

Description from

London for free

www.bloxhamparishcouncil.co.uk/circular-walks.php

Category:Cherwell
Overview

'The main walk is 4.5 miles and the shorter walk approximately 1 mile. Both walks start and finish at the Joiners Arms. The two walks can be combined and both routes include attractive views of the village church and the surrounding countryside with pleasant undulating meadows and farm land. Kissing gates have been installed on both routes.'

Description from

Bloxham Parish Council

See also

Bloxham Walks and Footpaths [Bloxham Neighbourhood Plan]

www.southamcouncil-warks.gov.uk/southam.htm

Overview

'Here are a set of nine walk leaflets describing circular walks of between eight and twenty kilometres (five and thirteen miles) around Southam, Stockton, Long Itchington, Leamington Hastings, Birdingbury, Ladbroke, Napton, Bishop's Itchington, Harbury and Ufton.'

Description from

Southam Town Council

www.lleisure.co.uk/blog/see-eastwoods-history-blue-line-trail/

Category:Broxtowe
Distance (miles)3
Overview

'D.H. Lawrence Heritage comprises two sites in Eastwood, the Heritage Centre and the Birthplace Museum, linked by the Blue Line Trail self-guided walking tour.'

bluebellrailwaywalks.co.uk

Category:Mid Sussex
Overview

'There are both circular walks and linear walks on this website. The linear walks involve steaming to the start point by Bluebell Railway train.'

Description from

Bluebell Railway Walks

www.oliverscornwall.co.uk/bodminmoorwalks.html

Category:East Cornwall
Overview

'Contains 27 round walks on and around the Moor, all researched between 2010 and 2012. Mostly between 5 and 10 miles in length, they contain Description, Diary, Interest, Statistics, Useful Info and a PDF file of Route Directions, with a few grid references to help locate significant features. Walks are grouped under area. In some cases, two walks can be joined to make one long one.'

Description from

Oliver’s Cornwall

bodminlive.com/things-to-do/walking-in-bodmin/

Category:East Cornwall
Overview

'Get your boots on! Bodmin is a great centre for walking holidays with the Camel Trail starting in the town, the rugged landscape of Bodmin Moor right on its doorstep, the Saints Way crossing nearby and Cardinham Woods, the Forestry Commission woodland just ten minutes drive from the town centre ...'

Description from

Bodmin Live

See also

Bodmin Moor [Oliver's Cornwall]

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