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'22 different installations and sculptures dotted around the Paddington area ... Take a day (or just a couple of hours) to explore the area's art and discover canalside walks, bridges, bars and caf ...
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Category Westminster

'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

'The Palladian Way is my latest venture and was born out of a colourful book I was recommended called The Wayfarers Journal which described the routes taken in the 1960s-80s by a ...
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Category Aylesbury Vale

'There are two linear footpaths running through the parish. These are known as the "Meadows Path" (which lies partly in Linby Parish) and the "Moors Path." There is also a path leading north to New ...
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Category Gedling

'One person in every 500 has Parkinson's. That's about 127,000 people in the UK. Symptoms and how quickly they progress are different for everyone. There's currently no cure, but drugs and trea ...
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Category Charity Walks

'It is a Local Nature Reserve and a Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation. It was declared a Local Nature Reserve in 1990 and is London's longest LNR.'


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Category Haringey

'The Paston Way takes its name from the Paston family who during the Medieval and Tudor periods were the dominant and wealthy landowners in the area through which much of the trail passes. ...
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Category North Norfolk

'These routes are primarily directed at walkers; however, where possible, attempts have been made to accommodate all users.'


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Category Berwickshire

'Booklet includes 11 routes starting from Peebles in Central Tweeddale. The area is ideal for walking because the town is surrounded by rolling hills, includes areas of extensive woodland and offer ...
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Category Peeblesshire

'Paths for All was set up to promote paths for everyday use close to where people live, work and play and encourage everyone to walk, ride and cycle around their local community. Our visio ...
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Category Scotland

'If funding can be secured we will look to roll out more trails in other areas of the county all telling true stories about 19th century crime, detective work and life in the locations it took plac ...
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Category Bedfordshire

You can download PDFs of many of the Walks from the East Sussex County Council Website, who note: 'These walk leaflets are gradually being updated. All the walks are still available, b ...
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Category East Sussex

'In days gone by local people walked along the boundary to remember Patterdale’s border. Boys may have been beaten to make fast the memory - hence “beating the bounds”! Ot ...
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Category Eden

'St Paulinus is a symbol of hope and determination. He was part of the Augustine mission to Britain, which is recognised by many as perhaps one of the most important times in the development of the ...
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Category Calderdale

'All of our work is done by volunteers and, whether you are a rambler, a stroller, a fell walker or a dog walker, we can help each other.'


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Category North West

'It usually meets every three months at Aldern House, Bakewell, with occasional meetings at other venues. Its members bring experience of a broad range of interests including walking, climbing and ...
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Category Derbyshire

'The Peak District is an upland area in central and northern England, lying mainly in northern Derbyshire, but also covering parts of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, a ...
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Category Derbyshire

'Walking in the Peak District offers a diverse and delightful mixture of countryside from which to choose. You may prefer to trek across exposed moorland where walkers now have more freedo ...
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Category Derbyshire

The six dales, in order, are: Biggin Dale, Wolfscote Dale, Beresford Dale, Lathkill Dale, Bradford Dale and Long Dale.


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Category Derbyshire Dales

'The Peak Forest Canal boasts two Scheduled Ancient Monuments in its 15-mile length – the grand, three-arch Marple Aqueduct and the historic Bugsworth Basin. Bugsworth Ba ...
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Category Cheshire East

'... Join a group guided walk, or hire your own personal walking guide and let us arrange the perfect walking tour for you. We can not only help you to discover the Peak District's beautiful hills, ...
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Category Derbyshire

[1] There's an introduction to the area - - - : [2] The walks themselves - each with a detailed description of the route and things to look out for along the way - - - : [3] Notes about the gear yo ...
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Category Derbyshire

'It connects directly with the Trans Pennine Trail at Bramwith and Sykehouse on the New Junction Canal and also with Crowle Regeneration Way, Fishlake Heritage Trail, The Isle of Axholme Greenway, ...
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Category Doncaster

'Roman road, unique Brecks, rolling open farmland, low cliffs, extensive sandy beaches, dunes and fabulous salt marshes.'


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Category Breckland

'Here are some of the best accessible walks in Pembrokeshire: [1] The Welsh Wildlife Centre - - - : [2] Llys y Fran Country Park - - - : [3] Bosherston Lakes - - - : [4] Canaston Woods, Narbeth - - ...
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Category Pembrokeshire

'Lying almost entirely within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park - Britain’s only coastal national park - the trail displays an array of coastal flowers and bird life, as well as eviden ...
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Category Pembrokeshire

'This publication has been brought to you by Pembrokeshire Greenways, a partnership project that encourages access and enjoyment for all by bus, train, walking and cycling.'


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Category Pembrokeshire

Download PDFs from the Website: [1] Mile Tunnel & Slipper Hill - - - : [2] Wanless Bridge & Barrowford Locks - - - : [3 Lake Burwain - - - : [4] Foulridge Wharf & County Brook


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Category Pendle

'Two starting points and three finishing points: Walkers can choose to set off from the Village Hall, Barley (next to The Pendle Inn) or The Sparrowhawk, Fence - subject to availability. The Four A ...
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Category Pendle

'The Pendle Way is a Recreational Path in the South Pennines of England which encircles the borough of Pendle. It was officially opened in 1987. The circuit is 45 miles (72 km), an ...
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Category Pendle

'The first part of the walk takes in the locations around Pendle Hill which are synonomous with the Pendle Witches - Higham, Fence, Newchurch-in-Pendle and Barley. These are the places whe ...
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Category Ribble Valley

[1] Boulsworth Hill 'The walk starts at the Wycoller Country Park ... not far from the historic market town of Colne.' - - - : [2] Pendle Hill 'This walk starts at Barley, a villa ...
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Category Pendle

The 'text has been copied directly from the original Penistone Boundary Walk leaflet published several years ago, now sadly out of print. Although accurate when written, please bear in min ...
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Category Barnsley

'Guided walks by train, departing from Huddersfield, Barnsley, Sheffield, Meadowhall, Retford, Worksop, Gainsborough, Lincoln, Saxilby.'


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Category South Yorkshire

'12km of paths, steps and historic views have been opened up and uncovered by local volunteers for you to enjoy. Choose a lakeside stroll, a heritage trail, a wild woodland walk or a riverside ramb ...
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Category Swansea

'130 miles of the route are now open; 73 miles through Derbyshire to the South Pennines, the 47 mile Mary Towneley Loop and the 10 mile Settle Loop ... When fully open, 100% will be available for h ...
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Category Derbyshire Dales

'On 24th September 1938 Alfred Wainwright, then a clerk in the Treasurer’s Department at Blackburn Town Hall, left Settle railway station on an expedition that he had been planning for som ...
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Category Craven

'Pennine Waterways is a personal website run as a "labour of love" ... A feature of the site is the virtual cruise that can be taken along most of the canals covered. This is being improve ...
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Category Lancashire

'Originally the inspiration of walker and writer Tom Stephenson in an article published in 1935 in the Daily Herald titled "Wanted: A Long Green Trail", the Pennine Way was designated by t ...
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Category High Peak

'This traffic-free section of the Cornish Way starts only a mile from St Austell station and leads to the bustling fishing village of Mevagissey. It includes a link to the famous Lost Gardens of He ...
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Category East Cornwall

'With many starting points to choose from and tracks everywhere, these hills are very accessible and create endless route possibilities. The main route ... is linear point-to-point, starting at Hil ...
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Category Midlothian

'Experienced walkers should have no difficulties in completing this walk in one day. Recreational walkers may find it better split in two, breaking the route at Llanwyddyn, where there are plenty o ...
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Category Montgomeryshire

'The Perry Way is named in memory of a keen local cyclist and was opened by the Mayor of Telford & Wrekin in April 2004.'


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Category Telford & Wrekin

'... As well as giving a little insight into the history of places of interest along each route and explaining what you might see, this guide also indicates the approximate distance, number of step ...
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Category Peterborough

'Pewsey Avon Trail takes the walker down the sublime Avon valley in Wiltshire from Pewsey to Salisbury by means of a series of ten linked waymarked walks. It has been devised in memory of ...
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Category Kennet

'There are many places to join the trails network, and these all have car parking: [1] Tibshelf Ponds, on the Five Pits Trail - - - : [2] Brierley Forest Park - - - : [3] Teversal Trails Visitor Ce ...
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Category Derbyshire

'Comprises a series of 30 artworks sited over 5 miles between Thame and Princes Risborough. It was inspired by the old railway environment and the landscape looking out to the Chiltern Hills. Lead ...
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Pilgrim's Way North Wales / Taith Pererin Gogledd Cymru Association 'The Association was set up by volunteers on October 2010 with the aims of: (a) creating a long distance walking trail l ...
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Category Flintshire

'This route was devised in 2011 as a cycle pilgrimage with a theme of "Caring for the Environment" and timed to coincide with the Ride and Stride Day in September.'


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'The cult of Saint Michael was widespread in the British Isles from the 9th century. By the time of the reformation in the 16th century, there were more than six hundred churches in England dedicat ...
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Category Winchester

'All the Pitlochry walks start and finish in the town centre, avoiding the need to use a car, and they are clearly marked with colour-coded sign posts. Covering an area of approximately 20 square m ...
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Category Perthshire

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Category Plymouth

'So, in enthusiastic response we have started to gather appropriate information about suitable walks from all those local authorities who have responsibility for footpaths, trails, parks etc and ac ...
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Category North West

Six Walks: Radcliffe to Nottingham (6½ miles); Bottesford to Aslockton (6 miles); Grantham to Bottesford (9½ miles); Ancaster to Sleaford (6½ miles); Heckington to Sleaford (6¾ miles); Skegness to ...
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Category Lincolnshire

'Pocklington Beck is a mere distraction on the return but I would include a detour through the impressive grounds of Kilnwick Percy (now a Buddhist retreat) and certainly spend time ex ...
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'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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'Pollokshields Heritage was formed in 1992 as a local conservation and amenity society. It supports the policy embodied in the Glasgow Local Plan for Pollokshields / Dumbreck. It aims to e ...
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Category City of Glasgow

'... 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

The Brecon Mountain Railway runs 'from Pant near Merthyr Tydfil along the full length of the Pontsticill Reservoir to Torpantau high in the Brecon Beacons'.


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Category Brecknockshire

'Poole Harbour is said to be the second largest natural harbour in the world. This national treasure provides access to some stunning countryside and woodland as well as providing wonderfu ...
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Category Poole

'Poole has a large excluded (unmapped) area that covers approximately two thirds of the Borough, however there is now a project underway to survey and record this area.'


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Category Poole

'The site is a mosaic of habitats for wildlife including wildflower hay meadows, species-rich hedgerows, semi-natural woodland and new woodland plantations, wet grassland, scrub, lakes and brook. T ...
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Category Chesterfield

The Isle of Man narrow gauge railway runs from Port Erin back to Port St Mary.


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Category Isle of Man

[1] Hanna's shirt factory - - - : [2] Bann Bridge - - - : [3] Castle Gates View - - - : [4] Timothy Eaton (1834 - 1907) (D. Logan's shop) - - - : [5] Northern Bank - - - [6] Church of Ireland Paris ...
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'Portobello was Scotland's most popular seaside resort. However, it was established as a manufacturing centre at the end of the 18th century and became a fashionable watering place and the ...
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Portrack Marsh 'The current site is owned and managed by Tees Valley Wildlife Trust and Northumbrian Water as a nature reserve. The site is popular for birdwatching and v ...
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Category Middlesbrough

'Throughout the year we have a packed programme of guided walks and talks covering everything from Portsmouth's involvement in the D-Day landings to public art in the city. Don't miss our spook-tac ...
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Category Portsmouth

'Potters Bar is a pleasant place in which to live. It is fresh and clean, and the surrounding countryside is beautiful. Little Heath adjoins the town to the north and South Mimms and Ridge ...
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Category Hertsmere

[1] The Neolithic tombs of Cuckoo Ball & Corringdon Ball - - - : [2] Burford, Stalldown and Erme Rows and Cairns - - - : [3] Mardon Down Stone Circle & Cairns - - - : [4] Lakehead Hill and Bell ...
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Category Devon

'Presteigne has had a turbulent history, starting with its capture by the Mercians from the Welsh, which accounts for its unexpected location on the English side of Offa's Dyke. Besieged b ...
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Category Radnorshire

'The Guild Wheel route makes the most of the different landscapes that surround the city of Preston, creating a rich and varied environment for everyone to enjoy. To the south of the city, it takes ...
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Category Preston

'If you wish to extend your walk, you could take a detour to Dancing Ledge or to the lovely picturesque village of Langton Matravers. Both are well worth a visit. The National Trust that l ...
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Category Purbeck

'Each walk has a map of the route, detailed directions, photos and some information about the area. The walks are classified by length, steepness grade, type of scenery (coastal, moorland, rive ...
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Category Cornwall

'Some of the highlights along the route include visiting the delightful town of Wareham surrounded by the Saxon Wareham Walls. Then the landscape and its wildlife completely changes across Stoborou ...
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Category Purbeck

'In the winter of 2005 Thornhill approached the Putney Partnership with the offer of further sculptures. The Partnership developed the idea of a sculpture trail with the sculptor. Successful fundin ...
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Category Wandsworth

Pymmes Brook Trail 'is located in the London Boroughs of Barnet, Enfield an ...
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Category Enfield

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