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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Type of Website: Walking Enthusiast

'When I originally started writing up these walks, I didn't really intend them to be used as "route descriptions" for other people to follow. However I am aware that a few people are using them tha ...
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Category Chiltern

'It has only been fairly recently that the idea of keeping a journal of the walks has become important, giving me an opportunity to reflect on the trails completed. I just wish that I had done ...
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'... We are in the process of developing information on a huge selection of worldwide walks, so bear with us until this site reaches its full glory ... but, in the meantime, do let us know of a ...
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'This site is going to represent our knowledge of the United Kingdom. It is going to be an entirely arbitrary collection of material, connected only by the fact that one of our authors liked th ...
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'I do hope that you have enjoyed visiting this site, but please keep in mind that it is not intended to be a guidebook. It is simply a personal record of my walks, some of them starting from or ...
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'Trans-Dales Trail 1, Trans-Dales Trail 2 and Trans-Dales Trail 3, are each about sixty miles in length and can be comfortably completed by anyone that is reasonably fit ...
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'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 vis ...
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Category Devon

'There are hundreds of walking sites in the UK providing walking routes in every area. Because one of my principles is that I have actually walked all the routes I describe and because I only s ...
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'All the walks are fairly easy if you are able to cross step stiles, negotiate bachelor gates, traverse the occasional muddy path, and manage small hills ...'


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Category Hertfordshire

'It is a labour of mild obsession and will grow in features and content. The first route that was covered is Hadrian's Wall Path. The Hadrian's Wall page features mapping information f ...
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Category Lancashire

'Thank you for visiting my website. I am one of a very small number of outdoor writers and photographers born and bred in Ireland. My work has been published in several leading outdoor magazines si ...
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Category Northern Ireland

'The walks are free to browse on the web and print out for your own use, and will remain so ... Our walks are available as guided walk mobile apps - a "SatNav" for walking, describing when and ...
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Category Cornwall

'As the routes are all circular, starting and finishing at the same points, it's as well to remember that all the height gained has sooner or later to be lost. My own preference is to get the steep ...
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Category Cumbria

'... . I'm a 56 year old woman, slightly overweight, with a gammy ankle and knees that complain at steep descents or if I walk too far on a tarmaced surface. But yet I have completed several lo ...
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Details of almost one hundred walks categorized as: [1] Walks in Lancashire - - - : [2] Walks in the Lake District.


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Category Lancashire

'... They are mainly between 5 and 10 miles in length and circular though one or two may involve parking the car and using public transport to reach the start of the walk, then walking back to the ...
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Category Lancashire

'If I don't have what you are looking for you may find the information on the Other Walks page of use or the walks section of my Links page. If you would like to b ...
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Category London

'... London is, in fact, a fantastic springboard for getting out and about to some lovely walking areas, and the key reason that we are so lucky is because we are at centre of a huge transport ...
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The Regions are: [1] Islands 'From the wild, rough and technically challenging peaks of Arran, Skye and Rum contrast with the easier hills on Uist, Harris and Mull' - - - : [2] Northern Highlands ' ...
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'There will also be a database of places that will link into the routes and show you the nearest cafe, bar or parking to a route. We’ll even introduce a feature that will point out if a route i ...
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'... When I originally set up this website in 2010 the focus was very much on my Pennine adventures. It has now been expanded to include my walks in the Lake District, North York Moors, Snowdon ...
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'The bulk of the walks ... are in County Durham but other areas walked include the Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines, which is now possibly my favourite area as it has not substantially change ...
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Category Durham [County]

'If on any of these walks you find obstructions, or damage to stiles or footbridges which make paths impassible, please report these details as soon as possible to the countryside department of the ...
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Category Northumberland

A number of the walks are available for purchase as Kindle or Kobo versions.


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Category North West

'The information provided about each walk is a record of the route at the time we followed it and photos taken along the way. Walks are added on an ongoing basis.'


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Category Northumberland

'Over the years this web site has become less of a visitors guide to Cornwall and more of a walkers guide. I still retain my interest in - and pages about - homes, gardens, holy places, museums ...
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Category Cornwall

'The site’s name comes from the fantastic London Outer Orbital Path, normally known as the London LOOP – the walker’s M25. All the walks on this site lie outside the LOOP, hence… (yes, you ...
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Category South East

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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Planning a Walk  'Part of the fun of going on a walking trip is getting it all planned. Well, we say fun. Actually, it can be quite stressful and a lot of work. That's why we've pulled ...
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'... Some routes are popular national trails, such as the South Downs Way. Others I planned myself, linking various places together with bits of trails when they happened to run in the rig ...
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Category South East

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Category Surrey

'Our weekly walks column in the Manchester Evening News ran for eighteen years during which we contributed over 900 walks. Many of the walks are now available via our website.'


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Category North West

[1] Upper Wharfedale - - - : [2] Lower Wharfedale - - - : [3] Ribblehead - - - : [4] Nidderdale - - - : [5] Malhamdale - - - : [6] Middleton Fells - - - : [7] Swaledale - - - : [8] Ilkley Moor - - ...
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Category North Yorkshire

'Use the interactive map to follow in the footsteps of Derek Brockway as he walks through stunning Welsh locations for his Weatherman Walking series.'


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Category Wales

My Walking Diary 'I keep a log with a few notes and pictures of the routes I walk. I hope that they give you some ideas for walks of your own and if you need more details of a particular r ...
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