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A-Z of WALKS and CATEGORIES

Type of Walk: Historical Figures

'He was elected to the National Executive of the Labour Party in 1944 and became Minister of Health in 1945. He played the leading role in the establishment of the National Health Service and set i ...
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Category Blaenau Gwent

'Betsi Cadwaladr (also known as Beti Cadwaladr and Betsi Davis) worked as a nurse in the Crimean War alongside Florence Nightingale, although their different social backgrounds wer ...
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Category Merioneth

The Bishop Bennet Way 'is named after William Bennet (4 March 1745 - 1820), Bishop of Cork and Ross (1790–1794) and subsequently Bishop of Cloyne (1794–1820), who carried ...
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'The Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail project not only allows history buffs to retrace the steps of Bonnie Prince Charlie as he travelled through the Outer Hebrides, but also provides a guide t ...
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Category Outer Hebrides

These short Walks are respectively around and about: Chirnside, Cove, Duns, Eyemouth and Norham.


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Category Berwickshire

'The Boudicca Way is named after the legendary warrior Queen of the Iceni, whose tribes once inhabited the area, and passes through the beautiful, unspoilt rural countryside of South Norfo ...
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Category South Norfolk

'This land of contrasts stretches from the historic port of Whitby, with its ancient clifftop abbey, north along miles of unspoiled rugged coastline to the seaside resorts of Saltburn and Redcar an ...
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Category North Yorkshire

'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

'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

'1. Bloomsbury ... 2. Soho ... 3. Holborn and Westminster ... 4. City of London ... 5. Hampstead ... 6. Kensington, Mayfair and Marylebone'


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Category London (Central)

'The Elgar Walk takes you on a gentle stroll through the streets of Worcester which Elgar knew from childhood. With brief stops to admire each of the significant landmarks, it should t ...
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Category Worcestershire

Three PDF self-guided walking trails: [1] Downe Valley (5 miles) - - - : [2] High Elms (4.5 miles) - - - : [3] Keston Holwood (3.25 miles)


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Category Bromley

'Parking is difficult on the narrow streets and lanes so drivers are asked to take great care not to create danger or obstruct access to houses and farms and other commercial premises.'


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Category Amber Valley

'Fred Perry is one of Stockport's most famous sons and was born in Portwood in 1909. He won the men's singles in 1934, 1935 and 1936 and was the last English men's tennis player to win Wimbledon. F ...
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Category Stockport

'People from all over the world come to Lower Bemerton to see St. Andrew's, the little church opposite the Old Rectory where Herbert lived. Its Visitors' Book is filled with the names of those who ...
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Category Salisbury

'We know that Holst walked in Cranham Woods and that his mother’s family had property there. We know of Holst’s association with Cheltenham and we know of his posts in Bourton and Wyck Rissington. ...
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Category Stroud

'1066 Harold's Way is not a particularly demanding walk. There are no steep climbs up rocky hills sides, weaving in and out of tumbling streams or walking on land more suitable for sheep. ...
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Category Westminster

'The footpath runs through Stamford, Peterborough, March, Ely and Brandon. It also goes through Thetford Forest ... The path is named after Hereward the Wake who led a band of Saxon nobles ...
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Category Rutland

'Isaac's Tea Trail is named after Isaac Holden, an itinerant tea seller and local philanthropist. Isaac was a lead miner, who was forced to find another livelihood, when he faced the twin ...
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Category Tynedale

'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 natural wo ...
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Category Braintree

'Locations included in the tour include Bow Bridge, Leicester Castle, the site of the Blue Boar Inn, the Newarke, Greyfriars, Bosworth Heritage Centre, Bosworth Ambion Hill, Donnington le Heath Man ...
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Category Leicester

'This Project was created in partnership with the following organisations: [1] EU Commission's Rural Development Programme - - - : [2] Defra - LEADER - - - : [3] East Peak Innovation Partnership - ...
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Category Kirklees

'The route was inspired by Lady Anne Clifford, that great lady who owned vast estates in the old county of Westmorland during the 17th.c. Lady Anne travelled repeatedly between her castles ...
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Category Craven

'The walk has been developed as part of the Lancashire Witches 400 Project (LW400) an ambitious arts programme based on the believed route the "witches" took from Pendle to Lancaster, with ...
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Category Pendle

'The path was established by creating rights of way via tracks and lanes. It is named after John Leland who visited South Somerset during the years 1535 - 1543. In his role as royal librarian, his ...
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Category South Somerset

'Mary Jones, a 15-year-old Welsh girl walked 26 miles in search of a Bible. By doing so Mary helped inspire the founding of Bible Society which gave birth to a worldwide Bible movement. Yo ...
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Category Merioneth

'As would be expected from a route that goes right across the country the scenery is varied. The Way starts at a rugged sea loch in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and ends on a sandy b ...
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Category Argyllshire

'Lady Mary Towneley long dreamed of the idea for a long distance route over the Pennines for horse riders and campaigned for the Pennine Bridleway National Trail for many years. Sadly she ...
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Category Calderdale

... The great, great grandson of Jonathan Dodgson Carr 'has officially launched The Miller’s Way 2. Andrew Carr unveiled a large version of the special waymarker that signposts the ...
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Category South Lakeland

'The Monarch's Way is an approximation of the King's route using available public rights of way and visiting places noted in the historic records. Most of the route has been radically chan ...
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Category Worcester

'The Trail has been developed by Sheffield Wildlife Trust thanks to grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Viridor Credits.'


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Category Sheffield

'Toys Hill was one of the places that inspired Octavia Hill to found the National Trust.'


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Category 0: 01-10 Miles

'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

'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

'Born in Bristol and a member of its Quaker community, Richard Reynolds came to Coalbrookdale in 1756 to represent the interests of Thomas Goldney. He was appointed manager of the Horsehay ...
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Category Telford & Wrekin

'Richard Burton CBE (10th November 1925 – 5th August 1984) was a multiple award-winning actor. He was born in Pontrhydyfen, Afan Forest Park. He lived in Taibach throughout his childhood and teenag ...
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'Four fascinating trails centring on Dumfries where the murder of the Red Comyn launched the Wars of Independence which eventually secured freedom and independence for Scotland ... Full details of ...
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Category Dumfriesshire

'There are also several circular routes taken from the Robin Hood Way for you to enjoy a day's walking exploring the Nottinghamshire countryside for a better appreciation of our beautiful ...
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Category Nottingham

'Two Trails of nine 'Holes' each. For the First 'Allow approx 45 minutes at a stroll'; for the Second 'Allow approx 2 hours at a stroll'.


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Category St Albans

'At Runnymeade on the 15th of June 1215, Archbishop Langton was in attendance as one of the King's Commissioners, along with Hugh of Wells who he had consecrated as Bishop of Lincoln in 1209, as Ki ...
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Category East Lindsey

'The route starts by Pevensey Castle and heads through the countryside to the 15th century Herstmonceux Castle with its moat and Elizabethan gardens. The path then continues through Ashburnham to t ...
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Category Wealden

Links to details include: [1] The Beatles Story (Albert Dock) - - - : [2] Beatles Magical Mystery Tour (bus trip) - - - : [3] Cavern Club - - - : [4]  Blakes Restaurant at Hard Days Night Hotel - - ...
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Category Liverpool

'The Borough of Merton highlights locations associated with Nelson on their website, and they encourage visitors to see them by walking amongst them. Sadly much of the area has been turned ...
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Category Merton

'Nelson would have entered Portsmouth through Landport Gate, as until 1875 it was the main gateway in and out of the town. On the morning of 14 September 1805, Nelson passed through this g ...
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Category Portsmouth

'The Heritage Trail is 18km in length and offers visitors a great walking or cycling experience. The route itself stretches through some of East Dunbartonshire's most attractive landscapes ...
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The Walk 'Embankment • The Strand • Covent Garden • Trafalgar Square • St Martin’s Lane and Five Dials • Soho and Chinatown • Greek Street and Soho Square • Oxford Street and Tottenham Cou ...
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Category Westminster

'Pendle Hill rises majestically above an ancient hunting ground, once the home of wolves and wild boar, a wild and mysterious place. Beneath the hill lie pretty villages which tell a story of intri ...
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Category Pendle

Women Make History 'This is the GWL [Glasgow Women's Library] women’s history project. Volunteers have been involved in the research, design and delivery of pioneering Women’s Heritage wal ...
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Category City of Glasgow

Revolution House 'This historic building takes its name from the "Glorious Revolution" ... In the spring of 1688 three noblemen met on Whittington Moor. The 4th Earl of Derbyshire, John D' ...
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Category Chesterfield

'It is the first of John’s walks to be signposted and is divided into 13 separate but interlinked day walks. It includes locations of special importance in the struggle for human freedom and dignit ...
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