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'The d'Arcy Dalton Way was created in 1986 to celebrate the Society's diamond jubilee. It was named after Colonel d'Arcy Dalton - one of the founding members of the Society. Its northern e ...
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'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

'These 3 countryside sites, situated on the urban fringe of London, can be seen as a green island within the sprawl of the city. This creates not only a welcoming stop for migrating birds, but also ...
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'The Route divides naturally into six sections. Seasoned walkers might tackle one section each day, though the first two sections will probably be too long for many people. They can be easily broke ...
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Category Bradford

'By following as far as possible riverside paths, it offers a scenically attractive route from urban West Yorkshire to the Lake District, which any reasonably fit family can undertake in a week's h ...
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Category Bradford

'The village "shop", as referred to in the text and where several of the walks start, is now a private house called the "The Old Post Office". All walks should be used in conjunction with OS Outdoo ...
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Category South Lakeland

'The Dane Valley is one of the hidden gems of the Congleton area. The River has cut a course though the soft sand and gravels of the Cheshire Plain to create a scenic wooded valley. This is rich da ...
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Category Cheshire East

'The route follows, where possible, the course of the River Dane, passing Shires Head, Danebridge, Eaton, Congleton and Holmes Chapel. The second half of the route includes significant road walking ...
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Category High Peak

'There is a continuous moderate gradient from the car park up to the hill fort with a short steeper section at the top. The Hill Fort is fenced and access is through gates or kissing gates.'


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Category Test Valley

'The route is based upon an original proposal by Brett Collier, author of the guide book. Sadly Brett Collier died suddenly in March 2005 with only a draft text submitted to his pu ...
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Category Lincoln

'The Explore Kent full-colour guide to the Darent Valley Path is an excellent introduction to the delights to be discovered along the way including the many historic houses and gardens open to the ...
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Category Bexley

'Dartford Heath is a haven of history, rare plants and a variety of wildlife that makes it the perfect place for a family to explore. We've created six wonderful walks that make it easier ...
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Category Dartford

Download PDFs from the Website: [1] Dartford Heath - - - : [2] Darenth Country Park - - - : [3] Town Centre and Central Park - - - : [4] Central Park to Brooklands Lakes


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Category Dartford

'There is not a public right of way over the whole route but short deviations enable the walk to be completed. This applies especially to the east of the moor. It will be necessary to check times o ...
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Category West Devon

'My wife and I are lucky enough to live on the edge of Dartmoor in a lovely location that enjoys wonderful views across the moor, so one day we decided we would set ourselves a challenge of visitin ...
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Category Devon

'On a sunny summer's day, the going can be easy with superb views to be had. In winter, the moor is often unforgiving and harsh and just a little bit dangerous. Map and compass skills are important ...
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Category Devon

Passes through: Bovey Tracey, Moretonhampstead, Chagford, Okehampton, Lydford, Tavistock, Ivybridge.


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Category Teignbridge

'This trail includes a very steep climb up Clarence Hill. All of the route is even surfaced pavements or roads.'


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Category South Hams

'The Darwin Town Trail takes you to the significant places around the town that influenced a young Charles Darwin and helped shape him into one of the world's most famous people.'


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Category Shrewsbury

'From the Moray Firth this unusually varied railway walk winds its way from sea level up to Dava summit at 1050 feet (320 metres) before descending into Strathspey. Along its length it passes throu ...
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Category Morayshire

'There are churches and chapels, the places of squatters' cottages, the site of a natural spout , furnace pools, a cinderhill, and a pottery where you wouldn't have expected one, all with their own ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'Please note this walk has fairly strenuous sections in places. Walkers should be fully prepared for the conditions and should anticipate the potential for dramatic changes in the weather.'


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Category Tynedale

'Walk highlights include the splendid Bretton Country Park near the start of the walk. The country park includes 500 acres of lakes and parkland, housing various sculptures as well as bein ...
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Category Barnsley

'Walking around Deddington is not the same as walking round Deddington. For some years after I retired I walked round Deddington and it was a pleasant if not very taxing exercise, ...
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Category Cherwell

Walks listed include: [1] Heswall to Red Rocks - - - : [2] Red Rocks to New Brighton - - - : [3] West Kirby to Hilbre Island - - - : [4]The Wirral Way - - - : [5] Heswall to Parkgate - - - : [6] Ne ...
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Category Flintshire

'Made up of five sections, this clearly waymarked trail crosses a varied landscape rich in history and wildlife. Experience peaceful paths, quiet villages and friendly pubs. Explore ancient castles ...
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Category Denbighshire

'It takes you through part of Richmond Park, so vast that you think you are in open country, then along the River Thames alongside the UNESCO Word Heritage Site of Kew Gardens and back through Rich ...
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'The path is suitable for walkers and cyclists with many sections suitable for horses as well and is Route 135 of the National Cycle Network which is coordinated and promoted by Sustrans. The route ...
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Category City of Aberdeen

'No building has taken place on the line of the canal except in the city centre. The path which is there is suitable for both walking and cycling. Disabled access is available from; Swarkestone to ...
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Category South Derbyshire

'The way-marked route traverses the rolling countryside within the Districts of Amber Valley, Erewash Valley and South Derbyshire and passes through 22 Civil Parishes in the rural environs surround ...
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Category Erewash

'Derbyshire Heritage Walks was created in 2013 by Adrian Brown. While writing a book on the history of the railway between Derby and Manchester, he realised that nobody did guided ...
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Category Derbyshire Dales

'We have a legal responsibility to make sure the routes we look after can be enjoyed by everyone including walkers, cyclists and horse riders. You can find out abo ...
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Category Derbyshire

'The Mid Norfolk Railway also runs through Dereham. It was first opened to passengers between Wymondham and Dereham in 1847 and was subsequently extended to Fakenham ... Much of the line i ...
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Category Breckland

'This Heritage Trail has identified 100 sites of particular historic significance - from Cathedrals and Churches, Parks and Villages, Murals and Monuments all within the Derry City Council ...
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Category Derry & Strabane

'A number of publications can be downloaded or purchased including the National Heritage Corridor and the Derwent Valley Heritage Way providing more information of the route.'


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Category High Peak

'The Derwent Valley Railway was opened in 1867 and carried passengers and goods between Newcastle and Consett until the line closed in 1962 ... There are numerous viaducts, the most impres ...
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'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 Devizes Town Trail, published by the Trust, is the ideal companion for those wishing to learn more of the town and its history. The book is illustrated throughout and suggests a walk ...
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Category Kennet

'The County Council was one of the first fifteen Highway Authorities to participate in this scheme, which encourages community involvement and enjoyment of public rights of way. Devon County Co ...
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Category Devon

'You can zoom in and out at various scales by following the instructions displayed underneath the Map, and by using the Legend and Layer buttons in the righthand panel you can see all Public Rights ...
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Category Devon

'The Heritage Trail is way-marked by over 70 numbered and themed Devonport Plaques ... The way- marked route follows public highways and byways and involves walking alongside and crossing several b ...
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Category Plymouth

'The seven-mile-long walk, charted by 90 plaques set in the ground, takes you within sight of famous buildings and locations associated with the Princess during her life.'


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Category Westminster

Three walks in and around Dingwall: [1] Canal and Firth - - - : [2] Tulloch Castle - - - : [3] To Knockfarrel and Fodderty (the Map being ABOVE the descriptions of the walks) PLUS brief description ...
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'This circular walk takes about 2 hours and begins on Castle Hill, the site of the Roman Fort overlooking the River Lune.'


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Category Lancaster

'Situated strategically at the heart of the county, and bordered by the rivers Gipping and Rat, Stowmarket is a High Suffolk market town whose roots can be traced back to a possible Roman ...
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Category Mid Suffolk

'The walks on this website are not meant to give detailed route descriptions (though a link to a Google map of each walk is included) but are more of a guide through the mystery, legend and history ...
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Category Devon

'The property contains the peaks of Divis Mountain, Black Mountain, Mount Gilbert and Armstrongs Hill, and also the headwaters of the Clady Water, Forth River, Ballygomartin River, Collin River and ...
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Category Belfast City

'The Society seeks to chronicle, protect and enhance the heritage, character and environment of the Parish of Odiham and North Warnborough.'


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Category Hart

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 route is crossed at intervals by regular bus bus routes to and from Doncaster which makes it possible to complete sections of the walk or to beat a hasty retreat if sore feet or aching limbs pr ...
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Category Doncaster

'The main locations of the route, starting from Stow-on-the-Wold are Longborough, Ganborough, Lower Swell, Great Barrington, Naunton, Guiting Power, Kineton, Ford, Snowshill, Stanton, Willersey, Mo ...
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Category Cotswold

'We lay on coaches from Swanage to Weymouth on the morning of the event - last coach 7:45am - at a cost of £8.00 in addition to the event entry fee. Coach details on the confirmation e-mail. Regist ...
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'The 90 mile Dorset Jubilee Trail was established to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Ramblers' and was opened in 1995. The route was compiled and surveyed by members ...
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Category South Somerset

'If you would like to be a member of the Dorset Local Access Forum (DLAF), find out about what's involved and how to apply to be a member. Be part of the team that helps develop Dorset's p ...
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Category Dorset

'The outward leg of this walk through Dovedale takes the traditional route to Milldale, including Lover's Leap, Tissington Spires, Reynards Cave, Lions Head Rock and Dove Holes. The return journey ...
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Category Derbyshire Dales

''The descent of the nose of High Hartsop Dodd has something of a reputation. It's a bit steep. Variously described as horrendous, horrible, and "blimey that was t ...
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Category Eden

'Walkers have always been drawn to the area, some to walk up to Pendle, others to enjoy the many local walks which can be in any direction from the village – via Pendle road to the moorland and Pen ...
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Category Ribble Valley

'The Downs Link follows 2 disused railway lines and crosses the Surrey Hills, the Low Weald, the South Downs and the Coastal Plain. Since the trains departed in the 1960's the embankments ...
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Category Guildford

'New sections of Drake’s Trail include iconic features such as Gem Bridge, replacing an older viaduct, and Grenofen Tunnel. The Trail also includes the long-established Plym Valley Trail, and creat ...
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Category West Devon

'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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'This is part of the long distance drove route between Wester Ross and on to the Corrieyairack and further south. The section between Glenmoriston and Strathglass was used for driving stock during ...
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Category Inverness-shire

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Category Dudley

'The Dudley Canal is a canal passing though Dudley in the West Midlands of England ... The first short section, which connected to the Stourbridge Canal, opened in 1779, and this was connected thro ...
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Category Dudley

[1] Black Country Canals - - - : [2] Bonded Warehouse - - - : [3] Delph Locks - - - : [4] Dudley Architectural Heritage - - - : [5] Halesowen Heritage Trail - - - : [6] Stourbridge Heritage Trail - ...
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Category Dudley

'The walking route heads north across fields to explore the nearby settlement of Potters Bar. You’ll have chance to see the leafy residential streets, the picturesque golf course and the m ...
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Category Hertsmere

'Visitors can follow the Duke's Wood Trail - a chance to stroll through the trees and learn about the natural and historical significance of this area. Enjoy the spring flowers and birdson ...
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'The route is a mixture of disused mineral railway line, public rights of way, and roads. Whilst the entire route is available to cyclists and walkers, substantial sections between Harby and Fledbo ...
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Category Bolsover

The Dulais Valley 'is one of the famous "valleys" of the south Wales coalfield. It was a dynamic mix of farms and mines, terraced cottages and welfare halls, choirs and bands - many of whi ...
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Download from the Website PDFs of the eight walks: [1] Strathleven House - - - : [2] 100 Steps to Carman Reservoir - - - : [3] Path to Pappert Hill - - - : [4] The Crags Circular Path - - - : [5] T ...
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[1] The Wig (2.48 miles) - - - : [2] Mull of Galloway (0.43 miles) - - - : [3] The Burnside Trail (2 miles) - - - : [4] Cairnsmore of Fleet (2 miles) - - - : [5] Ken-Dee Marshes (3.1 miles) - - - : ...
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'We have constructed a number of new bridges that ensure visitors can cross the Estate Burn at regular opportunities. We have also restored the magnificent Category A listed Avenue Bridge which con ...
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Category East Ayrshire

'Rough moorland tracks and paths, very boggy in places.'


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Category Peeblesshire

'Twenty-five women commemorated by bronze plaques in the city include artists, trades unionists, social reformers, suffragettes, a shipyard welder and a marine engineer. They are - or should be - t ...
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Category City of Dundee

'Situated in rural Ayrshire, against a spectacular coastal backdrop, Dundonald Castle is a monument which stands as testimony, not only to the origins of the Royal Stewart dynasty, but also to the ...
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Category South Ayrshire

'The name Duns derives from the Gaelic Dun meaning fort (or hill top) which has been pluralised in an English form with the addition of the letter 's'. It may also come from the Anglo-Saxo ...
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Category Berwickshire

'Dunster and its surroundings have so much to offer in the way of things to see during a walk. The village itself has an abundance of wonderful buildings. The adjacent hills offer some of the best ...
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'Our walking trails are designed for lovers of the outdoors and ambitious walkers alike. Whether you plan to head out to explore our woodland, moorland or coastline, walks range from our all abilit ...
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'The coastal path that runs along much of the coast leads you through a wonderful mosaic of great natural, historical and geological interest with dramatic views along the coastline and out across ...
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Category Sunderland

'These railway paths are permissive routes (meaning the landowner allows the public to use them) and are looked after by our countryside service.'


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Category Durham [City]

'Most of the routes pass through extensively grazed areas, including open hill and heath, where dogs should be kept under close control particularly before and during lambing season and through the ...
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Category Sutherland

'In 1944, Dylan wrote "Poem in October" about his birthday walk, to the shoulder of Sir John's hill. The poem is simply about his love of Laugharne and getting older. The poem was set on the 27th o ...
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Category Carmarthenshire

'There is also a detailed guide available, The Dylan Thomas Trail, which helps you walk the route but also describes the poet’s time in the area.'


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Category Cardiganshire

'Our Group was formed in January 2010 after an initial meeting in the previous October where we asked the villagers their thoughts on forming a Heritage Group. The response was fantastic and we hav ...
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