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'There are 46 AONBs in Britain (33 wholly in England, four wholly in Wales, one which straddles the English/Welsh border and eight in Northern Ireland) and they cover 18% of our countryside.'


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The Northern Ireland AONBs are: [1] Antrim Coast and Glens - - - : [2] Binevenagh - - - : [3] Causeway Coast - - - : [4] Ring of Gullion - - - : [5] Lagan Valley - - - : [6] Mourne - - - : [7] Sper ...
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'Lancelot "Capability" Brown changed the face of eighteenth century England, designing country estates and mansions, moving hills and making flowing lakes and serpentine rivers, a magical world of ...
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'Search by village or parish name, or find all common land in a specific county. You can also list types of common land, as well as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Sites of Special Scientif ...
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'Natural England recognises country parks as significant places that contribute to England's accessible natural greenspace. Many are located near or within towns and cities and therefore c ...
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'Parks and green spaces in the UK are under threat and it is up to all of us to stem this cycle of disappearance and decline. We believe that everyone, irrespective of who they are and where th ...
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'The Cemetery Friends give their time clearing and maintaining areas, often working with local ecology groups to maintain a balance between wildlife and heritage. Friends may also provide guided wa ...
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Category Cemeteries

'The majority of NNRs have some form of access and many have extensive path networks and Access Land.'


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Category Nature Reserves

'A comprehensive, illustrated guide with detailed directions, zoomable maps and access advice on each one of Wales's National Nature Reserves plus many Local Nature Reserves, RSPB, Wildlife Trust, ...
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Category Nature Reserves

'NSAs are found throughout Scotland, from Shetland to the Solway Firth. They include spectacular mountain areas such as the Skye Cuillins, Ben Nevis and Glencoe, the unique island landscapes of the ...
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Places to Enjoy 'The natural environment offers many places for people to enjoy, whether for local short trips close to home or for visits to the inspirational landscapes of our National Parks and ...
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'There are 47 National Nature Reserves in Scotland and they're some of the best places for wildlife in the country. They're managed primarily for nature, but people are welcome too, many have facil ...
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Category Nature Reserves

[1] Where can I walk in Wales? - - - : [2] What information can I get on walking? - - - : Read More...

Includes: [1] Protected Areas A-Z - - - : [2] International designations - - - : [3] National designations - - - : [4] Local designations - - - : [5] Site condition monitoring - - - : [6] Nature co ...
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Trails for purchase include: [1] Deadly Bristol Trail - - - : [2] The Secret Cemetery Trail - - - : [3] Sculpture Trail - - - : [4] Howard's Trail - - - : [5] Makers of Bristol Trail


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Category Cemeteries

'Our events diary is packed with guided walks, fun days out, and ways to explore nature. Visit our routes and places to see pages for ideas, shown on clickable maps ...'


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'If you do not fancy tramping over the hills, the lower part of the Park is easily accessible with a tarmac driveway running through the middle that is mainly traffic-free and suitable for wheelcha ...
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'You don't have to be on a boat to enjoy all that the Broads has to offer. There are over 300 km of footpaths through some of the area's most attractive landscapes - nature trails, circular walks a ...
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Category National Parks

'A network of 3 km of hard surfaced paths allow low mobility and wheelchair access to the majority of the more formal areas of the country park. These were refreshed using granite stone. Al ...
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The Bucks Earth Heritage Group 'consists of people from many backgrounds: geologists, biologists, archaeologists, planners, museum staff, conservancy and many interested local people and f ...
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'The park is open all year round from 8am to 8pm or dusk if earlier, and admission is free to all (please note the park may be closed occasionally for events or deer management).'


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'... However, you don't need to undertake a serious expedition to enjoy the hills of the Cairngorms. Many of the 43 Munros, including five of the six highest mountains in Britain, can be tackled in ...
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Category National Parks

'Download PDF brochures for walking routes and taking full advantage of the enjoyment of the park': [1] Beaumont Leys & Its Parks - - - [2] Birds of Castle Hill Country Park - - - : [3] Bluebel ...
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Chatsworth House 'is the seat of the Duke of Devonshire and has been home to the Cavendish family since 1549 ... The attitudes of the Dukes regarding wider access rights have changed signi ...
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The Avon Gorge & Downs Wildlife Project 'run a range of walks, talks and courses throughout the year looking at all aspects of the wildlife and landscape of the Gorge & Downs. Help ...
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'All our country parks are open every day, and admission is free, however parking charges may apply.'


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'There are many paths that cross Crompton Moor. Some paths are desire lines (a path developed as people walk), and there are several public footpaths.'


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'Towards the end of the 20th Century, the Arboretum was in decline. In 2002 the park received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to refurbish it and help bring it back to its former condition.' ...
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'Derby Parks have a number of management plans for its designated Local Nature Reserves. These plans set out goals and actions for all partners, such as friends groups and the Derbyshire Wildlife T ...
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'There are three waymarked routes within the reserve: [1] Chowder Ness Round - - - : [2] Reedbed Path - - - : [3] Blow Wells and Target Lake Loop ... The Read More...

Category Nature Reserves

'As well as the fell tops and moors, there are extensive opportunities for shorter and less challenging routes in the valleys, most especially riverside walks which abound in the area ...

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'Take a walk in a secluded woodland, picnic by a glittering loch or feel the wind rush by your ears as you tackle a new mountain biking trail ... '


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Category Forests

'You can walk in any of our woodlands and forests, so why not get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air? ... '


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Category Forests

Download from the Website PDFs of Forest Trails Maps for about a dozen forests across Northern Ireland.


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Category Forests

'This site has extensive paths through flower meadows and newly planted woodlands. It is a good area for bird spotting, with a new wildlife lake and bird hide. There is a permissive bridleway aroun ...
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Category Nature Reserves

'At Freiston Shore you can get excellent views of waterbirds on the salt water lagoon, especially at high tide when wading birds roost, sometimes in their thousands. Summer is a go ...
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Category Nature Reserves

'We look after Belgrave Cemetery, Saffron Hill Cemetery, Welford Road Cemetery and Gilroes Cemetery and Crematorium. We also provide burial, cremation and memorial facilities for the people of Leic ...
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Category Cemeteries

'In London there are around 700 parks friends groups – groups of volunteers – getting together to protect, improve and bring communities together in their local parks ... We are asking park fri ...
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'Lots of opportunities to explore the area's rolling hills; small irregular-shaped fields, open heaths; abundant woodlands; scattered farmsteads and sunken routeways.'


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'The Kent Downs AONB [Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty] covers 878 sq. km from the White Cliffs at Dover and Folkestone to the Surrey Border. The geology of the area defines the topograp ...
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'Explore the atmospheric moated remains – including the fine gatehouse and a complete corner tower – of this brick-built mansion which have been extensively conserved by English Heritage. Make it p ...
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'England's largest National Park is home to Scafell Pike - its highest mountain, Wastwater - its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere.'


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Category National Parks

'With great footpaths and bridleways, the Wolds is a fantastic place to stretch your legs and enjoy unspoilt countryside and some fresh air. Whether you enjoy longer walks or simply want to stroll, ...
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'Using our guides (produced with help from the Heritage Lottery Fund and English Heritage), you will discover a range of garden squares, small parks, churchyards and community gar ...
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The Walks described include: [1] Building London - - - : [2] A Geological Walk in the City of London Cemetery - Audio Trail - - - : [3] City of London Cemetery walk - - - : [4] Geology of the Briti ...
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'A network of paths leads the visitor through the parkland to the lake, the arboretum, and the play area. For the more adventurous, the park is ideally located as a starting base to explore the wid ...
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Details of nature reserves and woodlands around and about London.


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Category Nature Reserves

'There are 820km of public footpaths and bridleways to explore. Use our guides ... to download information about long distance routes, circular routes and short, easy strolls. Most of the routes ha ...
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Accesss to details of over 80 walks and groups of walks across 'a stunning landscape of sweeping moorland views, cascading waterfalls, colourful hay meadows, vibrant communities and spectacular wil ...
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'Moorland covers a third of the North York Moors National Park and most of the higher ground is moorland. You can get superb views across the open moorland from the road between Castleton ...
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Category National Parks

'The AONB was designated in 1958 and covers 39 miles of coast from Berwick to the Coquet estuary. Within this stretch of coastline is some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in Europe.'


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'Around 1100 kilometres of rights of way provide the focus for accessing the special area of Northumberland National Park. Furthermore, we have negotiated around 50 kilometres of permissiv ...
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Category National Parks

'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 National Parks

'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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Details of about three dozen Walking Routes of between 0.5 and 8 miles categorized as: [1] Ware to Waltham Abbey - - - : [2] Waltham Abbey to Tottenham - - - : [3] Tottenham to River Thames.


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'We run events all around the UK, from family fun days to guided walks on nature reserves. Many of our events are extremely popular and, on the odd occasion, we may need to cancel an event at s ...
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Category Nature Reserves

'The park covers an area of 600 acres of varied landscape and has 18 miles of footpaths. It lies between the former pit towns of Heanor and Ilkeston. The other main entrance is at Mapperley, off th ...
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'Uniquely combining a biodiverse landscape with bustling towns and villages, the South Downs National Park covers an area of over 1,600 km2 and is home to more than 110,400 people. Recogni ...
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Category National Parks

'Walking or strolling at Spurn is very easy, as there are no hills. There are various sign posted paths up and down the point. For the fit a complete walk round the whole point is abou ...
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Category Nature Reserves

'The hills stretch across the chalk North Downs that run from Farnham in the west, above Guildford, Dorking and Reigate, to Oxted in the east. The grandeur and beauty of these hills embrace an amaz ...
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'200 square miles of The National Forest have been transformed through the planting of millions of trees (8m by October 2012) and the creation of many other valuable habitats ... W ...
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Category Forests

[1] Barton Broad Boardwalk - - - : [2] Blackwater Arboretum Trail - - - : [3] Aysgarth Falls and Freeholders' Wood - - - : [4] Inchcailloch Island - - - : [5] Anagach Woods - - - : [6] Postbridge C ...
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Category National Parks

'Tours are hosted by the garden’s team of trained volunteer guides who explain about the history and work of the garden and introduce the plant collections. The Garden has a primary path network bu ...
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'The plant collections and landscape features make this garden one of the most diverse in the region. The water features and sculptures are particularly pleasing and add character to the se ...
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'With an average rainfall of 28 inches its climate is more akin to the Mediterranean. This enables a wide variety of plants considered too tender for much of mainland Britain to be grown. The Garde ...
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Please note 'To help WildWalks at this early stage, The Wildlife Trusts are welcoming user's feedback on their experience. Please share your thoughts at [email protected].'


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Category Nature Reserves

Explore the Landscape Around: [1] Westbury White Horse - - - : [2] Upper By Brook Valley - - - : [3] The Vale Of Pewsey - - - : [4] The Vale of Wardour - - - : [5] Bradford-On-Avon And Avonclif ...
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'The National Park was established in 1954, and covers an area of 1,762 square kilometres (680 square miles) in the north of England, straddling the central Pennines in the counties of North Yorksh ...
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Category National Parks

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