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distance 4.88mi Vertical gain +640ft Vertical drop -669ft duration 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Town Quarter - Derbyshire

Pilsbury Castle is the main objective on this Peak District walk from bustling Hartington. Including White Peak scenery alongside the upper section of the River Dove this walk includes both Derbsyhire and Staffordshire sides of the Dove Valley.

distance 6.47mi Vertical gain +659ft Vertical drop -679ft duration 3h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Taddington - Derbyshire

This Peak District circuit visits the hamlet of Brushfield before following the Wye Valley back to the start. The walk passes infamous Litton Mill, Cressbrook and Monsal Head.

The Pleasance and Meer End from Kenilworth
distance 6.72mi Vertical gain +167ft Vertical drop -171ft duration 3h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Kenilworth - Warwickshire

A pleasant walk through the Warwickshire countryside. The start is Kenilworth where you have the opportunity to visit the castle. The route includes a section of Millennium Way long distance footpath.

distance 6.7mi Vertical gain +328ft Vertical drop -341ft duration 3h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Avebury - Wiltshire

This Wiltshire walk provides a way of visiting many of the interesting World Heritage Neolithic sites around the village of Avebury including the Stone Circle, Silbury Hill and West Kennett Long Barrow.

distance 13.88mi Vertical gain +1053ft Vertical drop -1070ft duration 7h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ashmansworth - Hampshire

This North Wessex Downs ridge walk includes the highest points in Hampshire and Berkshire and outstanding views along the way. The return is through some attractive, rural villages nestling on the chalk downs. The outward leg makes much use of the Wayfarer's Walk, whilst the return leg uses some of the Test Way.

distance 8.73mi Vertical gain +860ft Vertical drop -863ft duration 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Amberley - West Sussex

This West Sussex walk explores sections of two long distance trails from Amberley on the banks of the River Arun. The outward leg of the route follows the South Downs Way with the return along a section of the Monarch's Way.

Walking Slipton, Northamptonshire ( Download : )
distance 6.05mi Vertical gain +190ft Vertical drop -190ft duration 2h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Northamptonshire

Seven miles of glorious Northamptonshire countryside through 3 attractive villages and passing by the impressive Drayton Hall.

distance 10.42mi Vertical gain +650ft Vertical drop -630ft duration 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Silkstone - South Yorkshire

This Barnsley walk starts in Silkstone and includes an old waggonway, the Cannon Hall country park and sections of the Barnsley Boundary Walk and the Penistone Boundary Walk.

distance 4.82mi Vertical gain +1079ft Vertical drop -1086ft duration 3h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Barley-with-Wheatley Booth - Lancashire

This Lancashire route in the Forest of Bowland starts from the attractive village of Barley Green and climbs to the summit of Pendle Hill using the direct route. The descent is easier in mist or poor visibility. With strong associations to the witches of Pendle this walk also provides superb views over parts of Lancashire and the Yorkshire Dales.

Walking Chinley Churn & South Head ( Download : )
distance 6.77mi Vertical gain +1201ft Vertical drop -1201ft duration 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Chinley' Buxworth and Brownside - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk provides a useful introduction to walking in this part of the National Park.

distance 3.18mi Vertical gain +407ft Vertical drop -404ft duration 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Wraxall and Failand - North Somerset

A short walk in Somerset to the southwest of Bristol. The circular toute includes the village of Wraxall and also provides the opportunity to explore the grounds and parkland of the National Trust's Tyntesfield.

distance 7.58mi Vertical gain +1056ft Vertical drop -1066ft duration 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Borrowdale - Cumbria

Combining the delights of Borrowdale with the rural charm of Watendlath, this Lake District walk offers some wonderful views and relatively easy walking. Route finding is generally easy although there is a steady ascent from Lodore up to Watendlath.

Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere
distance 5.38mi Vertical gain +633ft Vertical drop -630ft duration 2h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

Starting from Grasmere this Lake District walk includes a circuit of Rydal water and Grasmere. The route includes some wonderful views especially from Loughrigg Terrace.

distance 7.5mi Vertical gain +1424ft Vertical drop -1404ft duration 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Edale - Derbyshire

A Peak District walk that explores the eastern end of the Kinder plateau. Starting from Edale the route follows the slopes of Kinder to reach Hope Cross. From here the walk continues to gain height and follows a high level route for the return via Ringing Roger to Edale.

Walking Winster and Surrounds ( Download : )
distance 5.15mi Vertical gain +656ft Vertical drop -650ft duration 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Winster - Derbyshire

Nice, easy fine weather walk starting from the beautiful village of Winster. Lovely views as you travel through different terrains.

distance 6.36mi Vertical gain +249ft Vertical drop -279ft duration 3h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hertfordshire

Starting from Hemel Hempstead Station this is a walk which can be enjoyed without a car. The station is right on the edge of the town so virtually all the route is through the open country, much of it through Boxmoor Trust land, on the plateau of the Chilterns and along the Grand Union Canal. There are lots of reminders of the history of the area from 1594 through WWII. If you are lucky you may see a couple of rare farm breeds kept on Trust land and some interesting birds along the canal.

Walking Circular walk from Barston ( Download : )
distance 4.16mi Vertical gain +125ft Vertical drop -141ft duration 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Barston - West Midlands

This walk on the southern edge of the West Midlands explores some pleasant countryside and also follows a section of the Millennium Way long distance path.

distance 5.92mi Vertical gain +548ft Vertical drop -525ft duration 3h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Exton - Hampshire

This Hampshire walk includes two villages, both with a pub, some fine scenery and a visit to an excellent viewpoint. Sections of the walk follow the South Downs Way and the Monarch's Way.

distance 7.78mi Vertical gain +1184ft Vertical drop -1184ft duration 4h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hayfield - Derbyshire

The village of Hayfield lies to the west of the highest land in the Peak District Park and this walk which lies wholly within Derbyshire offers some excellent walking. The outward route over Mount Famine offers good views and once Edale Cross is reached you are on the high moors. The return to Hayfield is full of interest too.

Walking Bleaklow from Old Glossop ( Download : )
distance 8.53mi Vertical gain +1503ft Vertical drop -1499ft duration 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Derbyshire

Bleaklow and Higher Shelf Stones feature in this Peak District walk from Old Glossop. Other highlights include the Wain Stones, Yellow Stacks and Doctor's Gate. This moorland can be wild and desolate in bad weather so save this walk for a dry day with good visibility.

Walking Around Burnham Market ( Download : )
distance 5.03mi Vertical gain +108ft Vertical drop -85ft duration 2h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Burnham Market - Norfolk

This Norfolk walk starts from the attractive village of Burnham Market and continues via Burnham Overy Staithe and Burnham Overy Town. There is much of interest along the route including two fine churches.

distance 7.51mi Vertical gain +390ft Vertical drop -377ft duration 3h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Upper Arley - Worcestershire

A Worcestershire walk that includes a variety of landscape. The route starts from the banks of the River Severn and then enters the Wyre Forest before returning to the river banks for an undemanding path back to the start.
This walk through rural Worcestershire includes a wide variety of landscapes from the Wyre forest to the banks of the River Severn.

distance 8.14mi Vertical gain +712ft Vertical drop -712ft duration 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Wortley - South Yorkshire

This walk follows a section of the Barnsley Boundary Walk and explores the countryside to the west of this town. The route also includes Wharncliffe Crags which offer some fine views.

distance 3.55mi Vertical gain +72ft Vertical drop -72ft duration 1h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hartley Wintney - Hampshire

Gently undulating circular walk across fields and through woodlands, passing by Leather Bottle PH in Mattingley

distance 5.93mi Vertical gain +577ft Vertical drop -577ft duration 3h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Woolstone - Oxfordshire

This walk on North Wessex Downs offers some wonderful views as well as the opportunity to explore some fine ancient monuments. These include the Uffington White Horse, Uffington Castle and Wayland's Smithy Long Barrow.

Walking Kinver Edge circular walk ( Download : )
distance 4.19mi Vertical gain +459ft Vertical drop -453ft duration 2h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Kinver - Staffordshire

A short Staffordshire walk that includes the chance to visit the Holy Austin Rock Houses that are preserved by the National Trust. The route uses generally well-signed paths although a good ense of direction is useful in this area.

distance 5.64mi Vertical gain +1033ft Vertical drop -1040ft duration 3h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Longnor - Derbyshire

This route starts from the attractive North Staffordshire village of Longnor. It then crosses the Dove Valley into Derbyshire, passes through Earl Sterndale to climb High Wheeldon before re-crossing the Dove back into Staffordshire. The scenery en-route is varied with excellent views of this part of the Peak District throughout.

Hanbury Hall from Piper's Hill
distance 5.41mi Vertical gain +230ft Vertical drop -243ft duration 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Dodderhill - Worcestershire

This Worcestershire walk includes delightful Hanbury Hall. Starting from Piper's Hill the route crosses some typical Worcestershire countryside. An easy walk, very little climbing is involved. It is also ideal for anyone wishing to take their first steps in using compass skills.

distance 7.14mi Vertical gain +489ft Vertical drop -479ft duration 3h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Arundel - West Sussex

This West Sussex walk starts from Arundel with its Castle, Cathedral and lovely High Street. The route takes you through Arundel Park before dropping down to the path alongside the River Arun for the return to the start.

Walking The Roaches & Lud's Church ( Download : )
distance 6.84mi Vertical gain +1181ft Vertical drop -1171ft duration 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Leekfrith - Staffordshire

The Roaches are a popular place to walk offering dramatic views in this part of North Staffordshire. This walk includes Lud's Church a deep chasm that has some interesting historical connections.

distance 5.52mi Vertical gain +338ft Vertical drop -335ft duration 2h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Henley-in-Arden - Warwickshire

This pleasant Warwickshire starts from the historic village of Henley-in-Arden famed for its Henley ice cream. The route includes a short section of the Millennium Way long distance trail and visits the attractive church at Preston Bagot.

distance 4.92mi Vertical gain +157ft Vertical drop -135ft duration 2h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Begbroke - Oxfordshire

An Oxfordshire walk that captures typical landscapes of the county. The church at Bladon is also the burial place of Sir Winston Churchill. The route uses established paths.

distance 6.3mi Vertical gain +407ft Vertical drop -407ft duration 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Berkswich - Staffordshire

This Staffordshire walk explores some of the highlights of Cannock Chase AONB in the vicinity of Milford. The route includes heathland, a section of canal and a walk through Shugborough Park.

distance 7.06mi Vertical gain +607ft Vertical drop -571ft duration 3h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Town Quarter - Derbyshire

This walk starts in Hartington and explores Beresford Dale before visiting the village of Alstonefield. The route then continues by descending back into Wolfescote Dale and a return to the start.

distance 5.73mi Vertical gain +627ft Vertical drop -610ft duration 3h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Elsted and Treyford - West Sussex

A West Sussex walk with a variety of contrasting scenery from woodland to rolling downs with expansive views. The route includes some ascents but these are rewarded by fine views. The walk also provides the opportunity to visit the Shepherd's Church near Didling.

Walking Luddenden Foot Circular ( Download : )
distance 7.66mi Vertical gain +1168ft Vertical drop -1168ft duration 4h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in West Yorkshire

This Calderdale walk takes you into an area that was once a dense hive of mills and industry: spinning, carding and weaving. Today much of the industry has long since departed and you can enjoy the scenic highlights of this area.

Walking The Rudland Ridge ( Download : )
distance 10.13mi Vertical gain +876ft Vertical drop -876ft duration 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bransdale - North Yorkshire

This North York Moors circular walk's main focus is to enjoy the views from Rudland Rigg. This is a quiet part of this National Park and you can almost be guaranteed solitude.

Walking Sandon Park from Salt ( Download : )
distance 4.58mi Vertical gain +262ft Vertical drop -253ft duration 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Salt and Enson - Staffordshire

A short Staffordshire walk that begins by following a section of the Trent & Mersey Canal through the Trent Valley. The walk continues to include some pleasant Staffordshire countryside and the glorious parkland of Sandon Hall.

distance 5.43mi Vertical gain +748ft Vertical drop -755ft duration 3h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Radway - Warwickshire

A Warwickshire walk that is full of interest, visiting some pretty villages and the attractive escarpment of Ege Hill with fine views to the north. The route also uses sections of the Battlefields Trail and Centenary Way long distance footpaths.

distance 3.66mi Vertical gain +512ft Vertical drop -515ft duration 2h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Castleton - Derbyshire

This Peak District walk follows a relatively low level circuit of the head of the valley offering good views of the Great Ridge. You are also able to see the large landslip on the flank of Mam Tor.

distance 7.13mi Vertical gain +1135ft Vertical drop -1135ft duration 4h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Conistone with Kilnsey - North Yorkshire

This Yorkshire Dales walk traverses some fine limestone scenery above Wharfedale. The start is near the village of Conistone and the route takes you high above the dale to enjoy some wonderful views. A section of the Dales Way is used for this walk.

distance 5.13mi Vertical gain +226ft Vertical drop -240ft duration 2h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Great Gaddesden - Hertfordshire

This short Hertfordshire walk explores the pleasant countryside to the south east of Jockey End and follows the Hertfordshire Way to descend into the Gade Valley and the village of Great Gaddesden. The return route leaves the valley following the Chiltern Way for the return to the start.

Walking South Cadbury, Somerset ( Download : )
South Cadbury, Somerset
distance 9.04mi Vertical gain +705ft Vertical drop -705ft duration 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in South Cadbury and Sutton Montis - Somerset

The walk follows the Corton Ridge and offers great views across the Somerset Levels and the Dorset Hills. It has great historic significance as Cadbury Castle is reputed to be Camelot King Arthur's Castle. You also cross the ancient medieval village of Whitcombe. It's an up and downer and can be boggy in wet weather. As an incentive there are two great pubs you can call in at!

A circular walk around Tarn Hows
distance 1.63mi Vertical gain +144ft Vertical drop -148ft duration 0h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hawkshead - Cumbria

A gentle walk in a beautiful setting, enjoyable in any weather. The walk is accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs and is not too long for little legs.

distance 7.36mi Vertical gain +259ft Vertical drop -272ft duration 3h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Sandy - Bedfordshire

This walk takes in a variety of the landscapes of Central Bedfordshire: heathland, woods, meadows, arable land and even a short stretch of market gardening. It starts and finishes in the RPSB nature reserve. Lunch time refreshment is available at the Thornton Arms in Everton.

distance 6.45mi Vertical gain +305ft Vertical drop -315ft duration 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Great Gaddesden - Hertfordshire

This walk is over the undulating plateau of the Chiltern dip slope, through the parklands of some of the 18th Century mansions which dot the Chilterns. Although the land is now more given over to arable agriculture, the landscape is still greatly influenced by the great designers, including Capability Brown. A walk with great views over the Gade valley and a revelation of the life style of baronets and local squires in the 1700s and the lesser houses of their tenants.

distance 11.29mi Vertical gain +522ft Vertical drop -535ft duration 5h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Sapperton - Gloucestershire

A Cotswolds walk that is full of interest starting from the village of Sapperton and using sections of six long distance paths to complete the route.

distance 9.04mi Vertical gain +492ft Vertical drop -482ft duration 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Manchester

This walk visits the three large reservoirs and an area of moorland to the north of Bolton.

distance 6.02mi Vertical gain +400ft Vertical drop -394ft duration 3h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hartington Upper Quarter - Derbyshire

This relaxed walk is beautiful whatever the season with the reservoir adding to the scene.

distance 6.56mi Vertical gain +1325ft Vertical drop -1325ft duration 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Peak Forest - Derbyshire

This Peak District route is a classic offering some great views from Rushup Edge before dropping down to the picturesque dale above Edale. The route is rarely quiet and on good days there are usually many people enjoying this walk.