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'If travelling by public transport, the route can be started in Stoke Golding or Dadlington.'


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'The coffin route was long the access to Applecross Bay from the north, before the coastal route was developed.'


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There is also a 'Bardney Short Walk' (6 miles).


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Category West Lindsey

'From the top of the Castle and the Downs there are good views along the Thames and across to Canvey Island. There is a little road walking involved (far less if you ignore the side trips to th ...
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Category Southend-on-Sea

'There are lots of information boards at the mines to read about the history of lead mining in the area. After the history lesson on mining our walk returns to Pateley Bridge via Ashfold Side. It i ...
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Category Harrogate

'A mix of reservoir-side paths, woodland trails and lush fields make for a fine walk.'


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Category Wealden

'... The Ranger Service has previously produced free guides for 5 of these trails: Billinge Loop; Bold Loop; Bradlegh Loop; Garswood Loop; Rainford Loop ...
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Category St Helens

'Hundreds of years ago, before the fens were drained, Downham-in-the-Isle was a real island among flat and boggy reed fen. It was here that Aethelwold, Bishop of Winchester, set up his monastic ...
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'We don't have an up-to-date route description of the first part of this route from Haywood to the Auchengray road, so if anyone knows the route we'd be very pleased to hear from them ... '


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'There are many fine viewpoints on this circular walk and in several places you can see your earlier route from a new perspective. This part of the North Downs is deservedly popular and the famous ...
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Category Mole Valley

'There is an extensive car park in Bradford-on-Avon adjacent to the railway station.' (You can also use the train between Bath and Bradford-On-Avon.)


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Category West Wiltshire

'This route passes the Nature Trail and part of the Archaeological Trail. If you feel like more of a challenge, you can continue onto the Two Lakes Trail around ...
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Category Denbighshire

'This is an easy walk of about 9 miles (15km), but with plenty of drop-out points should you wish for something shorter. It visits a number of South London’s most attractive parks, together with a ...
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Category Lambeth

'Walkers can join any of the Bure Valley Railway's scheduled services. There are also intermediate stations at Brampton, Buxton and Coltishall for those walkers not able to walk the full nine miles ...
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Category Broadland

'This route is far more challenging than the others. Some sections are difficult to follow and very boggy and the ridge is high and exposed. It is essential that you are properly equipped for mount ...
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Category Denbighshire

'Cannock Chase Heritage Trail meanders for 10 miles through Cannock Chase District highlighting points of interest from times gone by. The trail itself can be accessed at any point, as it ...
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Category Cannock Chase

'Coast Path immediately north of Ynys y Fydlyn is narrow, slippery and vertiginous, with sheer drops. Walk this section at your own risk. It is a permissive path, courtesy of the landowner, and is ...
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Category Isle of Anglesey

'... Route 2 runs to the north-west of Charlbury, following the pretty Evenlode valley and uses a section of the Oxfordshire Way [4 miles]. The railway station at Charlbury, built by Isamb ...
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Category West Oxfordshire

'... It passes through the beautiful scenery of the Chess Valley and several attractive villages and at times gets close to the clear sparkling waters of the River Chess, one of the Chilterns' fame ...
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Category Three Rivers

'The route is signposted throughout, but much of it is along un-surfaced paths and may present some difficulties for pushchairs, wheelchairs or those with less mobility.'


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Category Bexley

'The walk is a long round which takes you through both of these villages, and the route is designed to share the joy of the exuberant show of pale yellow daffodils growing in their natural environm ...
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Category Forest of Dean

'There are just one or two patches with nettles and brambles, so bare legs might be uncomfortable. The terrain is generally firm, so strong walking shoes or trainers should be fine. There is 150m a ...
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Category East Hampshire

The Green Walk 'mainly follows the Dollis Brook, and is one of the many parks and open spaces in Barnet ... (It) is based on the Brookside Walk, built by Finchley Council (now par ...
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Category Barnet

'The walk is covered in a colourful booklet which describes some of the fascinating remains of the Dramway and the features found alongside the linear route of the Dramway Path. There are also exce ...
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'The Ebbw Fach Valley was an important industrial centre for the iron and coal industry. Removal of the old industrial scars by land reclamation schemes and environmental improvements has ...
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Category Blaenau Gwent

'The Elan Valley (Welsh: Cwm Elan) is a river valley situated to the west of Rhayader, in Powys, Wales, sometimes known as the "Welsh Lake District". It covers 70 square miles (180 ...
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Category Radnorshire

'Train access to Plymouth; buses to both ends of the route as well as intermediate villages; there is a regular bus service running parallel to the Trail.'


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Category South Hams

'One of twelve Trails in Community Forests which have been sponsored by The Timberland Clothing Company.'


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'Walk or ride the Forest Way and take in the delights of the great outdoors. The flat, tree-lined track winds through a peaceful, historic countryside of small fields and scattered farmste ...
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Category Wealden

'Traverses some of the most picturesque countryside in East Anglia. The view from the National Trust’s property at Kyson Hill is outstanding and should not be missed. Although Westerfield station i ...
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Category East Suffolk

‘This is the path the people of the townships in the Rothiemurchus area took to their summer shielings. The purpose of travelling to the shielings was to take the cattle and give the ground time to ...
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Category Inverness-shire

'Much of this walk is in real countryside where mud can be encountered, especially after rain. For this reason, stout footware is essential. A number of moderate hills are negotiated and there is a ...
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Category Enfield

'The extension passes Mautby Decoy and visits St Peter and St Paul's Church, Mautby. This is well worth a look round, with the offer of a hot drink for a small donation. There are no other refreshm ...
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Category Great Yarmouth

'Muckle Roe is an island in Shetland, Scotland, in St. Magnus Bay, to the west of Mainland, Shetland. It has a population of around 130 people, who mainly croft and live in the sou ...
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Category Shetland

Uses part of the signposted Pentland Path Trail to the top of the Old Drove Road.


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Category West Lothian

Suggested Circular Walk in the Hidden Valleys 'Follow the waymarked ‘HV’footpaths to take in the countryside views, historical features and attractions of the Annesley and Selston area ...
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Category Ashfield

'This walk is easily accessible by public transport as buses 321 and 324 operate a very frequent weekday service between Huddersfield, Netherton and Meltham (every 30 mins on Sunday).'


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Category Kirklees

'This is an ideal winter walk on the Wolds using grassy dales, the Haywold Bridle Road and farm roads to the south of Huggate. The route crosses several minor roads, all of which provide al ...
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'However, in recent decades there has been a tendency towards rural regeneration and there are now many green open spaces with striking panoramic views. Huncoat has become a delightful blend of fie ...
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Category Hyndburn

'John Ray was an extraordinary man. Heralded as the father of English natural history he was a pioneer, way head of contemporaries in terms of knowledge and understanding of the natura ...
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Category Braintree

'This is a strenuous dry weather (summer or autumn) walk of many slopes, effectively continuing the "up-down" of the Gritstone Trail through to Stoke-on-Trent. It is suitable for fit adult ...
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'The Larkin Trail consists of three parts: [1] Larkin's Here (City Centre) starts at Hull's Paragon Interchange and takes in sites across the city, ending at the Hull History Cent ...
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'Internationally known for its varied Victorian architecture, Leeds is the UK's third largest city. It iis surrounded by beautiful countryside and famous as the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. Reno ...
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Category Leeds

'... The award has come about as a result of Fermanagh District Council successfully conserving the blanket bog (a priority habitat for conservation in Europe) by restoring areas of damage ...
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Linlithgow Loch is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) due to its wildfowl population.


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Category West Lothian

'The area is steeped in local and natural history, with a landscape that may have changed little over the past 2000 years. The Country Park is home to a range of wildlife – from colourful butte ...
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The Walk 'goes from Foxton Lock-keepers cottage on the Leicester Canal on down the lock-flight then heads of along the Arm to Market Harborough - returning back across country to Foxton. There is j ...
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Category Harborough

'Follow the Mawddach Trail with Jacky and Graham O'Hanlon's 22 page guide detailing the history and points of interest that you will encounter along the beautiful "Railway Walk" along the Mawddach ...
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Category Merioneth

'The circular route is approximately 9 miles long, linking the villages of Coleorton and Swannington with Snibston Discovery Park in Coalville. The trail has been signposted throughout with spe ...
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'For many years the Trail could not follow the trackbed throughout as tunnels had been closed for safety reasons ... meaning that the Trail was diverted ... Plans to make the tunnels safe and re-op ...
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Category Derbyshire Dales

'Buckminster is a village and civil parish within the Melton district of Leicestershire, England ... Many properties in the local area and Grantham are owned by Buckminster Estates ...
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Category Melton

'This 16km long route can be walked in 4-5 hours. You can use public transport to get back to the start, or alternatively there are car parks along the route from where you can start circular walks ...
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'Toys Hill was one of the places that inspired Octavia Hill to found the National Trust.'


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Category Sevenoaks

'The actual walk takes about three hours although it would be worth allowing at least an extra hour to look at views and maybe have a paddle in the sea if the weather conditions allow.'


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Category West Cornwall

'Enjoy a quiet walk along the towpath ... It can be uneven in places and muddy in wet weather, so bring suitable shoes or boots. Don't forget your camera and binoculars.'


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'... It was made watertight by sealing the joints with a mixture of flannel and lead dipped in boiling sugar! The canal finally opened in 1805 amidst great celebration. It was hoped that it would p ...
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Category Denbighshire

'For much of the way it is possible to choose between walking on top of the 20-30 metre high chalk cliffs ("cliff top level"), or at low tide, walking along the beach or promenade below ("beach lev ...
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Category Thanet

On the top of Esgair Dderw is an impressive Bronze Age standing stone. Maen is Welsh for large stone, whilst Serth can have two meanings, either steep or obscene. Standing at roughly seven feet hig ...
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Category Radnorshire

'Buxton Civic Association (BCA) is a registered charity established in 1967 to preserve the fine architecture of Buxton and its natural and formal landscapes, for the local community and a ...
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Category High Peak

There is a short - but informative - description of the Trail available as part of the West Lothian Council Core Paths Plan: 'For the last 10 years the council, in conjunction with Falkirk Council, ...
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Category Falkirk

'As part of the Liberty of St Wilfred in 937 A.D., King Athelstan granted the right of sanctuary overnight for anyone, as long as they were within the eight markers. The Rotary Club installed repli ...
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Category Harrogate

'In the centre of town, and known as one of England’s finest Parish Churches, stands the magnificent Selby Abbey. Founded by the Monk Benedict of Auxerre, France in 1069, the main phase of building ...
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Category Selby

'The ultimate Grizedale walk, this trail takes you down one side of the Grizedale valley and back up the other, passing many of the sculptures along the way, as well as some of the best vi ...
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Category Eden

'The Sir Peter Scott lighthouse (East lighthouse) lies alongside the River Nene and commands the entry to the Wash and fabulous open views for miles around. It is also at the start of the Sir Peter ...
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'In summer it is possible to shorten the walk by omitting the leg of the walk into and out of Salcombe and instead using the South Sands Ferry. This very scenic boat trip reduces the walking by app ...
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Category South Hams

'St.Botolph was a Saxon monk who lived in the seventh century. He died in 680AD. Saint Botolph has been recognised as the Patron Saint of sailors and of agricultural workers but he is more usually ...
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Category Mid Suffolk

'This is a circular walk so you finish back where you started. From Hugh Town and the main quay, boats leave to the other islands as well as the ferry service to the mainland at Penzance.'


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Category Isles of Scilly

'Though the start and finish of the walk are in Lincolnshire, you will also be walking in Rutland, Northamptonshire and Peterborough in Cambridgeshire.'


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Category South Kesteven

'The Trail starts at Quarter Bridge on the outskirts of Douglas and heads Westwards passing by Union Mills, Glen Vine, Crosby, St John's and following near the River Neb into Peel, where you finish ...
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Category Isle of Man

'Takes its name from the delicious cargo this former railway line carried from the strawberry fields of Cheddar. The line was well used for nearly a century until its closure in 1965 and since then ...
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Category North Somerset

'Starting at The Station follow ancient green lanes and miners’ paths to Coleorton, Hough Mill, Jessop’s Tramway, St. George’s Church, Calcutta Colliery, New Swannington, Potato Lane Bridge, Th ...
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'A late addition to the Birmingham Canal Navigations, the Tame Valley Canal is typified by high embankments and deep cuttings. It crosses over the M5 on a dramatic aqueduct, before dropping through ...
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Category Sandwell

'On a lonely hill high in the Yorkshire Dales, stands a unique and historic Inn dating back to the 17th century with its exposed beams, stone-flagged floor and welcoming fire. The World Famous Tan ...
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Category Richmondshire

'The Thames Path Extension doesn't quite make it all the way to the Thames Estuary. It only goes ten miles, ending at Crayford Ness, right on the edge of Greater London. It's an end point born out ...
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Category Bexley

'This route takes you along the elegant Ouse embankment and through quiet villages and gentle countryside to Sandy, with its RSPB nature reserve.'


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Category Bedford

'This walk is probably the most well known in all of Shropshire and possibly the most popular walk for miles around or part of it at least. The Wrekin is a very famous hill and affectionately loved ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'Imagine village life on the Norfolk Broads where a bike or a buggie is all you need to get around. Having a safe pleasant route for walking and cycling between popular villages on the Broads is no ...
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Category North Norfolk

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Category Barnsley

'The Trevithick Trail runs for nine miles from Penydarren in Merthyr Tydfil to Abercynon, an ex-mining village at the confluence of the Taff and Cynon rivers. It follows the line of the ea ...
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Category Merthyr Tydfil

'Gently undulating terrain, apart from a sharp descent to the Ingrebourne from River Drive; mostly well-defined unsurfaced footpaths, plus some short sections on roads; a number of stiles and gates ...
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Category Havering

'This is a walk that links the popular high peak trail with the upper valley of the river Dove. Upper Dovedale is a lot more tranquil than the more spectacular and overloaded lower end, an ideal pl ...
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Category Derbyshire Dales

'The Walk begins at the free parking area in Wick Road, near the Bailiwick pub/restaurant ... There are lots of spaces marked out on the side of the road. If you arrive late on a popular day, they ...
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Category Runnymede

'The Heritage Paths Project has received reports that the section of the route between Myres Hill and High Overmuir is unclear, in part because of the windfarm infrastructure en route. We ...
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'... During the Norman Conquest it was a stronghold for the anti-Norman rebels led by the legendary Edrik the Wild, Lord of Wigmore. Wigmore was eventually captured and given to the Mortimer Family ...
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'This easy walk is inside the London Travelcard area.'


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Category Merton

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