'The historic places in our care span six millennia and include palaces, houses, hill figures, castles, abbeys, industrial sites, Roman forts and even deserted medieval villages. Caring for these places and their collections for the benefit of this and future generations is a cornerstone of everything we do. The generous support of many donors enables us to do this. We have now embarked on the largest conservation programme in our history. Highly skilled conservation work will be carried out on an unprecedented scale; and we will allow the public to witness this as it progresses.'
'Our forests and woodlands offer walks for all ages and abilities, from spectacular mountain hikes and sheltered pinewood trails to quiet streamside paths that meander under old oak trees ...
'Thousands of FREE walks to download. So, near home or on holiday there will be a great walk for you! Every County gives you: Free walk descriptions to download; Ordnance Survey maps for the County; All the walking clubs in the county.'
'On this web site you can find details - and maps - for more than 1800 walks, rides and areas of open access provided under the Countryside Stewardship, Environmentally Sensitive Areas and Environmental Stewardship Schemes.'
'The Rights of Way shown on Ordnance Survey maps aren't necessarily exhaustive, and they may not always be accurate as changes to the Right of Way network made between map editions don't make it on the map. In England and Wales, the local authorities (unitary authorities or counties) are required to maintain a Definitive Map and Statement on paper, which is both definitive and up to date and must be publicly accessible. In National Parks, this may be delegated to the relevant National Park Authority. The rules in the other four jurisdictions covered by Geograph Britain and Ireland are different, and the above doesn't apply there.'
'The Disabled Ramblers exists to help mobility-challenged people get back out into the countryside. Able-bodied helpers are welcome to support members and to help with loading scooters ... About 30 rambles are run each year across England and Wales – mostly from March to October ... When time permits, our routes are being added to ViewRanger. This enables you to see the route on your computer and then download it to your Smartphone. You can then follow the route on your phone as you go along.'
'This is not the first website to describe walks on the UK's long distance footpaths, and it is certainly not the best. However many of the other websites are written by people who are super-fit - and men. I'm neither ...'
'Emerged thanks to an anonymous donation to commemorate the achievements of the Paralympics and Para World Carriage Driving Championships in 2012 ... 20 routes available to view and download on our website. All of the routes use definitive public rights of way when possible, and permissive sections where necessary. Carriage drivers, horse riders, cyclists and walkers can all use these routes.'
'Walking along the coast is a pleasure whatever the weather, but it’s hard to beat a seaside stroll when the sun is shining. We want to get more of our coast opened up for walkers with our One Coast for All campaign ...
'Want to get walking but not sure where to start? Wondering what’s so brilliant about walking in the first place? Then you’re in the right place. Find out more about the benefits of walking, how you can get started and how your local health walk scheme can help. There’s more information about walking with certain health conditions too – as well as stories from our walkers.'
'Why not follow in the footsteps of writers and poets with our collection of literary walks on iFootpath? From Winnie-the-Pooh to Dracula, Jane Eyre to Sherlock Holmes and Merlin to Gandalf, some of our best-loved characters have their roots in England’s towns, villages and countryside.'
'A new National Trail all around England's coast. It's not ready yet but work is underway to make it happen ... A similar initiative has already happened in Wales, you can find out more on the Wales Coast Path website.'
Coastal Access Completion by 2020 - Provisional Timings and Stretches [Natural England]
'Almost 28,000 Pillboxes were built in 1940/41 but now it is estimated only about 20% remain and many of these are in a poor condition. There may only be 1000 left in good condition. Their survival is threatened, even though interest in pillboxes is growing, and many more are likely to disappear. This website is a record of ones I have seen and how you can find them on walks throughout the country.'
War Walks [Pillbox Study Group]
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