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The Cotswold Water Park

So many lakes, so much to do! The Cotswold Water Park is an area of 140 lakes, set in 40 square miles...
Longnor 6 mile walk

This absorbing stroll around the hills of the Upper Dove Valley from Longnor reveals the finest of the...
Margam Accommodation and Holiday Guide

About 5 miles West of Porthcawl, on the road to Port Talbot lies the village of Margam. The jewel in...
Castleton 4 mile walk

Castleton's series of show caverns attract huge numbers of visitors each year, but even if it didn...
Froggatt Edge 7 mile walk

This easy seven mile walk along Froggatt and Curbar Edges is one of the most popular “edge” walks in...
Chatsworth Triangle Walk

Chatsworth Walks - 8 miles - includes this marvellous circular walk that offers great photo opportunities...
Roaches End 7 mile walk

The Roaches, Hen Cloud and Ramshaw Rocks dominate the western arm of the Dark Peak. Popular with climbers...
Monsal Dale 7 mile walk

This easy circular stroll takes in some of the most beautiful sections through Monsal Dale, Miller’s...
Trails for cycling and walking

Derbyshire’s countryside and the ever-changing landscape of the Peak District offer a wide variety of...
Hartington to Pilsbury Castle

This walk goes up the Upper Dove valley and has as its objective one of the most interesting medieval...
Fal River Autumn Walking Festival

Encompassing the very best of the Fal River, the walks will encounter historical points of interest,...
Monyash to Lathkill Dale

This easy half-day stroll from Monyash takes you into the heart of the Lathkill Dale and illustrates...
Thetford Forest Walk

Walk along the paths of Thetford Forest enjoy the peace and tranquility whilst you walk along grassy...
The Wyre Way

The Wyre Way is a 41 mile walk following the course of the River Wyre from its source in the Forest of...
Guide to Walking in Lancashire

An area the size of Lancashire has many walks to offer, from gentle rambles to to wide-ranging treks...
Higger Tor 5 mile walk

The twin tors of Higger and Carl Wark dominate the Upper Burbage Valley which rises above the National...
Pedders Way

The Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path starts in Suffolk at Knettishall Heath Country Park and follows...
Goyt Valley 6 mile walk

This walk takes in the best of this popular valley; fine heather moorlands, plantation woodlands, reservoirs...
Great Longstone annual charity walk day with the Crispin Inn

9th annual walk. Organised by the Crispin Inn, Great Longstone - this annual walk day helps raise funds...
Kenfig Nature Reserve

2 miles to the West of Porthcawl is the small village of Kenfig. Kenfig is principally known for the...
Wye National Nature Reserve

Wye National Nature Reserve has a beautiful and varied landscape of chalk downland, woodland and scrub...
John Harris

All the information you need to get walking in the beautiful Dorset countryside....
Dunstable Downs and The Chiltern Gateway Centre

Open grassland with spectacular views over the Vale of Aylesbury and along the Chilterns ridge and a...
Hemsted Forest

Hemsted Forest, mainly comprised of coniferous trees, provides a lovely background for relaxing walks...
Brechfa Forest

Once a medieval hunting ground, Brechfa Forest is now a haven for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and...
The Saxon Shore Way

Try this beautiful walk that takes you back in time!...
Carmarthen Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Carmarthen – Caerfyrddin Carmarthenshire is a green and pleasant county. Sometimes described as The...
Wendover Woods

There are miles of signed footpaths, as well as bridleways, picnic and barbecue areas and a children...
South West Coast Path

A walkers paradise, the South West Coast path spans for 630 miles from Minehead on the edge of Exmoor...
Monsal Trail railway tunnels now reopened

Plans to reopen four old railway tunnels on the Monsal Trail became reality on May 25 2011, as the Government...
Kinder South 5 mile walk

This is a short exploration of the southern edges of Kinder Scout from the Vale of Edale......
Sundon Hills Country Park and Sharpenhoe Clappers Luton Bedfordshire

Sundon Hills Country Park and Sharpenhoe Clappers near Luton in Bedfordshire are protected areas of countryside...
The Roystone Grange Trail

This is a journey back through time on a way-marked trail developed by the National Park Authority as...
Litton and Cressbrook Dale walk

A 3-4 hour, 7 easy miles’ stroll through some lovely Dales with a traditional village, hikers’ cafes...
Peakland Edges

Escarpments in the Peak District are usually known as ‘edges’ – sheer walls of rock often with heather...
Hope to Win Hill 5 mile walk

This pleasant half-day walk takes you to the 462m/1,518ft summit of Win Hill Pike, one of the finest...
Cotswold Way National Trail

Follow the Cotswolds escarpment with its stunning views and charming villages from the beautiful Cotswold...
College Lake Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre near Tring

Once a chalk quarry, College Lake Nature Reserve, visitor centre and cafe near Tring in Hertfordshire...
Upper Derwent Valley 10 mile walk

This all-day moorland walk takes in most of the series of dramatic tors and cloughs which punctuate the...
Brockhill Country Park

Brockhill Country Park was formerly part of a great estate that dates back to Norman times....
South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path is arguably the UK’s greatest coastal walk. The country’s longest waymarked...
walks4softies

For short, easy to follow walks in Dorset....
Cliffe Pools

Cliffe Pools is a great place to go for fantastic views over the North Kent Marshes, walks in a beautiful...
Youlgrave 3 mile walk

Youlgrave sits on a shelf of land between the Rivers Bradford and Lathkill, and this walk links the two...
Merthyr Mawr, Ogmore and Southerndown Accommodation and Holiday Guide

3 miles to the East of Porthcawl is Ogmore which is a mainly residential area built on the coastal cliffs...
Peak Walking Adventures

Guided walking in the Peak District & Derbyshire Dales with Peak Walking Adventures......
Hughenden Park

Hughenden Park, adjoining the National Trust's Hughenden Manor, is situated off the Hughenden Road...
Longdendale 6 mile walk

Although it is flooded by a string of five reservoirs, threaded by the busy A628 trunk road and defiled...
Ashford-in-the-Water 6 mile walk

This is a classic White Peak walk, starting from the charming village of Ashford-in-the-Water and visiting...
Heartwood Forest St Albans

At Heartwood Forest at Sandridge, near St Albans in Hertfordshire, The Woodland Trust have the exciting...
Bakewell to Chatsworth 8 mile walk

This walk takes to the hills east of Bakewell to visit the Duke of Devonshire’s famous stately home of...
Tring Reservoirs

Tring Reservoirs are an extensive area of lakes created to feed the Grand Union Canal which now serve...
Hassop to Pilsley 7 mile walk

Allow around 3.5 – 4.5 hours with a 15 minute stop. Start this walk in the village of Pilsley near Chatsworth...
Manifold Valley 6 mile walk

This walk dips in and out of the peaceful Manifold Valley, which never attracts the crowds of neighbouring...
Things to do in and around The Chilterns

Things to do, places to visit, family days out and more in and around The Chilterns in the counties of...
St Govans Accommodation and Holiday Guide Pembrokeshire

Continuing West from Bosherston and Broadhaven beach is the MOD range at Castlemartin. A small village...
Sheldon Road Walk

A Country Lane delight - an antidote to really bad weather....
Castleton 5 mile walk

Castleton Circuit – 5 miles of views! Try this circular walk of 5 miles which passes the devastation...
Little Chalfont and The Chess Valley

Little Chalfont near Amersham in Bucks and the beautiful chalk stream valley of the River Chess...
Peak Forest 4 mile walk

This easy, 2 hour walk on the northern edge of the White Peak starts from the village of Peak Forest...
Langsett 5 mile walk

This circular walk, taking in the ruined farmstead known as North America, is a popular excursion......
Gateway to The White Cliffs

Rising out of the English Channel to over 200ft high in places, The White Cliffs of Dover are a striking...
Walking in Pendle and The Forest of Bowland

Pendle and The Forest of Bowland offers a wide variety of walking. Explore the Pendle Way, follow the...
Trampers

The Tramper is a specially designed four wheel drive all-terrain electric buggy which can be used off...
The Railway Trails and Arbor Low

This easy walk samples both the High Peak and Tissington Trails, with a diversion to the most impressive...
Tideswell 6 mile walk

This walk explores the beautiful dales to the north of the River Wye from the “cathedral town” of Tideswell...
Kent Walks

Here are a variety of different walks to try during your stay in the county....
Chelmorton 6 mile walk

This route follows a concessionary path to the The Neolithic Chambered Cairn at Five Wells from the historic...
Camer Country Park

Camer Country Park was developed from an estate sold in 1967....
Baslow Edge 3 mile walk

Baslow walks - a short stroll of just over 3 miles that should take less than 2 hours to complete. The...
SHUTLINGSLOE 6 MILE WALK

The 506m/1,660ft summit of Shutlingsloe has been dubbed “the Matterhorn of the Peak.” This shapely hill...
Icknield Way

Icknield Way Path runs between Ivinghoe Beacon on the Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire border to Knettishall...
Llanelli Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Llanelli is famous for having one of the best rugby teams in Wales. The Scarlets rugby union team currently...
The Oxfordshire Way Trail

The Oxfordshire Way, a traverse of Oxfordshire from the Cotswolds to the Chilterns, links the Heart of...
Monsal Dale walk of 10 miles

START AT THE CRISPIN INN, GREAT LONGSTONE - CHECK WITH LANDLORD FOR PARKING - 01629 640 237 - allow 3...
The Thames Path

The Thames Path follows England's best known river for 184 miles...
Walking in the Cotswolds

A selection of footpaths for walking in the Cotswolds....
Hayfield 8 mile walk

Kinder Downfall from Hayfield is one of the classic Dark Peak outings, and the early part of the walk...
Stanage Edge 9 mile walk

The four-mile long gritstone escarpment of Stanage Edge is the classic Peakland “edge” and has over 850...
John Harris

If you love walking this is the page for you, with 210 Devon walks to choose from you will be spoilt...
Chess Valley Walk

A waymarked route along the beautiful chalk stream valley of the River Chess...
Monk Nash, Nash Point and Llantwit Major Accommodation and Holiday Guide

About 15 miles South East of Porthcawl on the coast is Nash Point, which is situated on a headland and...
Dovedale 7 mile walk

Dovedale, now a National Nature Reserve, is the most popular dale of them all, but it is wise to choose...
Porthcawl Accommodation and Holiday Guide

Porthcawl is a lively tourist town that attracts lots of holidaymakers each summer. Porthcawl has a mix...
Literary Lyme - Lyme Regis Walking Tours

Explore its use as a setting in novels and films! Follow the footsteps of authors who chose to visit...
Polzeath to Port Quin walk

This walk takes in some of Cornwall's most rugged and stunning coastal scenery and the walk can be...
Hamstreet Woods National Nature Reserve

Hamstreet Woods National Nature Reserve was one of the first National Nature Reserves in the country...
Ridgeway Footpath National Trail

The Ridgeway National trail is one of Englands oldest roads, 85 miles (136km) through ancient landscapes...
Dinefwr Castle Carmarthen

Dinefwr Castle was built on a bold bluff projecting over the river Towy; precipitous on two sides it...
The Kent Downs

The Kent Downs are the eastern half of the North Downs covering nearly a quarter of Kent, stretching...
The Tolkien Trail

The Tolkien Trail is a 9Km/5.5 miles circular walk starting and finishing at Hurst Green in the Ribble...
The Chiltern Way

The Chiltern Way is a long distance circular route through the Chilterns in southern England....
South Bucks Way

A lovely walk through protected countryside in the Chilterns...
The Wilds of Bleaklow

The route to Bleaklow’s wild and isolated summit from the old cotton town of Glossop is one of the best...
Great Longstone 8 mile walk

Great Longstone to Monsal Dale, Ashford in the Water and back. An eight-mile circular walk that passes...
Chiltern Heritage Trail

The Heritage Trail offers walking and cycling options....
Mam Tor 7 mile walk

The Mam Tor-Lose Hill ridge is now generally known as “the Great Ridge,” and it is a classic, four-mile...
The National Trust Ashridge Estate

Ashridge Estate is a National Trust owned woodland and chalk downland in the Chiltern Hills...
Lathkill Dale and Youlgreave walk

5 miles. Takes around 2.5 hours - great walk though!...
Walking in the Chilterns

Walks in the Chilterns, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty....
Peakland Hills

Many people come to the Peak District looking for a sharply pointed hill, which is the dictionary definition...
Walking in The Ribble Valley

The Ribble Valley is a paradise for walkers of all abilities. From a short stroll by the river to a strenuous...
Stanton Moor 6.5 mile walk

Stanton Moor has always been a place apart, a little island of Dark Peak gritstone moorland almost completely...