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distance 8.9km Vertical gain +136m Vertical drop -133m duration 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Croxton Kerrial - Leicestershire

A 9km walk, starting and finishing at the Geese and Fountain.

distance 9.39km Vertical gain +91m Vertical drop -83m duration 2h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Henley-on-Thames - Oxfordshire

A circular walk from Henley-on-Thames Station with a lovely pub, The Flower Pot, halfway. Returning through a deer park with spectacular views of the Thames and the Chilterns.
Good parking at Henley-on-Thames station.

distance 4.66km Vertical gain +20m Vertical drop -21m duration 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Craster - Northumberland

A very short and easy amble along the shoreline to the dramatic Dunstanburgh Castle. For these reasons it is very popular.

distance 23.01km Vertical gain +962m Vertical drop -962m duration 8h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Ulpha - Cumbria

A long and interesting walk from Hall Dunnerdale which could also be started from other places nearby. You will take in some lovely rolling countryside followed by a gradual ascent up a picturesque valley before making the climb up to Brown Pike. From here you are on the high Lakeland fells and take in numerous tops including the Old Man of Coniston. You descend carefully to Seathwaite Tarn and then back to Seathwaite where the Newfield Inn will welcome you with great beer and food.

distance 15.74km Vertical gain +344m Vertical drop -342m duration 5h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Kildale - North Yorkshire

A lovey walk, starting through farmland and then a steady climb up the old railway incline to Ingleby Moor. Back along the top of Ingleby and Battersby Moors and back down to the start. (9.78 miles with 340 metres of ascent.)

Walking Hoby circular walk ( Download : )
Hoby circular walk
distance 8.83km Vertical gain +51m Vertical drop -58m duration 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Hoby with Rotherby - Leicestershire

This walk is about 5.5 miles long, starting and ending at the village of Hoby. There are fine views across the undulating Leicestershire countryside from the elevated ground near Ragdale Hall. The route and footpaths are well maintained with visible waymarkers and only a few stiles. Most paths are across crop or pasture fields but note some fields may contain bullocks depending on the time of year.

distance 18.55km Vertical gain +636m Vertical drop -636m duration 6h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in North Yorkshire

A nice 11 mile walk starting and finishing at the Lord Stones Cafe at the top of Carlton Bank, where there is good parking. It takes in the three North facing hills and the climb to Round Hill. The route returns down past Bilsdale Hall to Seave Green. From here it passes through rolling pastures to a short section on Raisdale Road before taking a lovely path through woods and over the moors back to the start.

In total it is 11.66 miles and covers 2262ft of ascent and descent.

distance 2.71km Vertical gain +8m Vertical drop -8m duration 0h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Crowle and Ealand - North Lincolnshire

A gentle walk around Crowle Common from Crowle in Lincolnshire.

distance 6.85km Vertical gain +5m Vertical drop -5m duration 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Faversham - Kent

A small part of the Saxon Shore Way. A great walk along Faversham Creek to Hollowshore. Great pub, then a shorter walk back through farmland. Enjoy the beautiful desolation of the marshes, just you, the birds, and the breeze. Stop for a rest or bite to eat at the wonderful Shipwrights Arms, then either re-trace your steps or take the shorter walk back through Ham Farm.

Walking Great Bradley Circular ( Download : )
distance 4.91km Vertical gain +27m Vertical drop -27m duration 1h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Great Bradley - Suffolk

Discover the start of the river Stour, Constable's country

Walking Stetchworth Circular ( Download : )
distance 5.48km Vertical gain +22m Vertical drop -24m duration 1h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Stetchworth - Cambridgeshire

A lovely walk around the Cambridgeshire border.

distance 32.57km Vertical gain +562m Vertical drop -560m duration 10h40 Extreme Extreme
Starting point Starting point in Chideock - Dorset

If you want beaches, cliffs, woodlands and meadows and a walk that will test your fitness, this is the one for you.

distance 13km Vertical gain +99m Vertical drop -90m duration 3h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Nottingham

Great easy walk from the center of Nottingham to view the green spaces of Wollaton Park and the University of Nottingham then spot Robin Hood on the way back at Nottingham Castle.

distance 4.32km Vertical gain +116m Vertical drop -108m duration 1h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in South Yorkshire

A short walk in a rural area close to Sheffield along footpaths. Reasonably signposted but care is needed to keep on track. Apt to be muddy. Sheep, horses and sometimes cattle are likely to be encountered.

Walking Tavy Cleave ( Download : )
distance 3.78km Vertical gain +138m Vertical drop -138m duration 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Peter Tavy - Devon

A circular walk with beautiful views over Dartmoor Tavy Cleave

Walking Stockport - a Ramble ( Download : )
Stockport - a Ramble
distance 7.99km Vertical gain +51m Vertical drop -52m duration 2h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Manchester

This rewarding dérive reveals the B side of our heritage and culture, an antidote to the country walk, and one which for many folk is right on their doorstep. It explores the unique post-occupancy landscape of a Northern town where the rot has set in, viewing iconic heritage sights from the relative safety of the pavement.

Walking Long Bennington Viking Way ( Download : )
distance 9.02km Vertical gain +19m Vertical drop -19m duration 2h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Long Bennington - Lincolnshire

A nice, short walk across the countryside in Long Bennington just off the A1.

distance 6.98km Vertical gain +9m Vertical drop -9m duration 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Holy Island - Northumberland

This Northumberland walk makes an anti-clockwise circuit of Holy Island. The route includes Lindisfarne Castle and some wild coastal walking. The island cannot be reached at high tide so careful advance planning is necessary to complete the walk.

distance 13.32km Vertical gain +300m Vertical drop -299m duration 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ingleton - North Yorkshire

A Yorkshire Dales route that includes a traverse of Blea Moor from Ribblehead. The return route follows a section of the Dales Way across Gayle Moor. The walk includes some unavoidable road walking.

Walking Dundale Pond from Levisham ( Download : )
distance 7.42km Vertical gain +227m Vertical drop -230m duration 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Levisham - North Yorkshire

A short walk in the North York Moors National Park. The start is the village of Levisham and the route takes you into Newton Dale before returning via Dundale Pond back to the start.

distance 5.64km Vertical gain +70m Vertical drop -72m duration 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Forest and Frith - Durham

An easy walk in the North Pennines this walk visits one of the waterfalls on the upper Tees. The walk can easily be extended to visit the limestone crags of Falcon Clints by using the Pennine Way.

distance 10.5km Vertical gain +137m Vertical drop -138m duration 3h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in West Witton - North Yorkshire

This a pleasant walk in Wensleydale that allows you to enjoy this beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The highlights of the walk include the River Ure, Redmire Force and the Chapel of the Kinights Templar.

distance 13.78km Vertical gain +179m Vertical drop -171m duration 4h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bardon Mill - Northumberland

This Northumberland walk includes Hadrian's Wall and the Pennine Way. The route crosses some rough ground which can be rather boggy after heavy rain.

distance 15.65km Vertical gain +277m Vertical drop -269m duration 5h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in South Yorkshire

This walk explores the Rivelin Valley which lies to the west of Sheffield. The route includes a short section within the Peak District National Park. This walk goes out from Malin Bridge along the top of the valley side and comes back along the river.

distance 12.63km Vertical gain +154m Vertical drop -157m duration 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Harrietsham - Kent

A pleasant walk through the Kent countryside of the North Downs. The route uses a paths and sections of trackways to complete the circuit. The start can be reached by train from London Victoria station.

distance 4.8km Vertical gain +144m Vertical drop -144m duration 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Redcar and Cleveland

This is a short walk to the summit of Eston Moor. The route offers excellent views over Middlesbrough to the north and the North York moors to the south. Allow a couple of hours to complete at a leisurely pace.

distance 14.56km Vertical gain +127m Vertical drop -124m duration 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Avebury - Wiltshire

The North Wessex Downs provides some good walking terrain and this extended route from Avebury takes you onto the downs to follow a section of the Ridgeway.

distance 9.91km Vertical gain +3m Vertical drop -4m duration 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Moulton - Lincolnshire

This Lincolnshire walk offers great rewards including panoramic views, close-ups of boats heading to and from the marina at Fosdyke and an abundance of birds.Vast skies dominate Moulton Marsh, part of The Wash and Lincolnshire's last great coastal wilderness.

distance 17.44km Vertical gain +414m Vertical drop -411m duration 6h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Haslemere - Surrey

Starting and finishing at Haslemere, Surrey, the main objective, Black Down, lies in nearby West Sussex. Black Down is the highest point in West Sussex rising to 917 feet above sea level. The walk passes through a variety of landscape and offers some suggestions for alternative routes.

distance 12.97km Vertical gain +105m Vertical drop -118m duration 3h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Inkberrow - Worcestershire

This Worcestershire walk starts from the village green outside the Old Bull Pub on which the Archers Radio Show was based. The route explores pleasant countryside taking in the villages of Holberrow Green and New End. The walk also includes a section of the Millenium Way long distance footpath. There is also the option of a shorter route which omits the village of New End.

distance 13.14km Vertical gain +371m Vertical drop -365m duration 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Quarnford - Staffordshire

A Peak District walk that includes counties - Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire. The route uses a mixture of paths, tracks and minor roads and also includes a section of the Dane Valley Way.

distance 15.93km Vertical gain +892m Vertical drop -893m duration 6h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Above Derwent - Cumbria

A rewarding Lake District walk of the highest calibre. The Horseshoe route takes in all the peaks on either side of the Newlands Valley and offers some wonderful walking and superb views throughout.

distance 17.54km Vertical gain +84m Vertical drop -77m duration 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Croft - Leicestershire

This Leicestershire walk explores the area to the west and north of the village of Croft, which lies to the south-east of Leicester. The walk uses paths and bridleways and a section of road walking to complete the route.

Walking Sonning Eye and Shiplake ( Download : )
distance 9.03km Vertical gain +52m Vertical drop -48m duration 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Eye and Dunsden - Oxfordshire

This Oxforshire walk includes a pleasant section of walking along the Thames Path with a section across the rolling hills to the north of the river.

distance 7.75km Vertical gain +192m Vertical drop -150m duration 2h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ratlinghope - Shropshire

A short walk in the Shropshire Hills that provides some wonderful views. The Stiperstones have a rocky quartzite ridge and this provides a dramatic backdrop to the walk.

distance 12.29km Vertical gain +71m Vertical drop -71m duration 3h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Middleton Cheney - Northamptonshire

This delightful walk explores parts of Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire using a section of the Millennium Way. The route starts from Middleton cheney and continues via Thenford, Upper Wardington and Chacombe back to the start.

distance 11.4km Vertical gain +420m Vertical drop -418m duration 4h15 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Charlesworth - Derbyshire

Bleaklow Head from Longendale is a Peak District walk on the wild side. Using rarely walked parts of the Bleaklow moors. This moorland and edge walk takes you to the high land of Bleaklow in the northern sector of the Peak District National Park. It is best undertaken in fine weather preferably after a dry spell. With poor visibility always a potential hazard, map reading skills and the ability to use a compass are advantageous.

distance 11.25km Vertical gain +525m Vertical drop -524m duration 4h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Sedbergh - Cumbria

Winder and Arant Haw are two hills included in this delightful walk from Sedbergh. The Howgill Fells are an integral part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park yet they display a unique character. The walking is good, the views superb and the paths quiet. Who could ask for more?

distance 11km Vertical gain +552m Vertical drop -511m duration 4h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Sedbergh - Cumbria

This walk climbs to the Calf via Fell Head. Starting from the small hamlet of Howgill, near Sedbergh, this route sees few walkers. Offering good views to the Shap Fells and the higher hills of the Yorkshire Dales, this is a walk for the connoiseur.

distance 8.32km Vertical gain +519m Vertical drop -518m duration 3h35 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Sedbergh - Cumbria

Cautley Spout, the Calf, Bram Rigg Top, Calders and Great Dummacks are all included in this walk in the Howgill Fells. Starting from Cross Keys, near Sedbergh, the route offers excellent walking within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and visits one of most dramatic locations in these hills.

distance 15.55km Vertical gain +356m Vertical drop -347m duration 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hope Woodlands - Derbyshire

Bleaklow offers some excellent walks and this Peak District route used minor paths to explore Higher Shelf Stones, Bleaklow and Grains in the Water.

distance 5.03km Vertical gain +183m Vertical drop -184m duration 1h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Guisborough - Redcar and Cleveland

A short hill climb the North York Moors National Park. This walk takes you to a popular viewpoint and provides a taste of the moorland landscape of the area.

distance 19.45km Vertical gain +257m Vertical drop -267m duration 6h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Tugby and Keythorpe - Leicestershire

This lengthy Leicestershire walk visits the rolling landscape to the south-east of Tugby to reach the village of Hallaton. The route turns west following the Leicestershire Round footpath to Glooston from where a return to the starts is made through Noseley and Rolleston. The walk follows generally well-marked paths and bridleways.

distance 6.48km Vertical gain +115m Vertical drop -116m duration 2h10 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Worth Matravers - Dorset

A short Dorset walk in the Isle of Purbeck enjoying the beautiful coastal scenery of St Aldhelms Head. The route uses a section of the South West Coast Path and is an ideal choice for a sunny afternoon.

distance 11.33km Vertical gain +19m Vertical drop -18m duration 3h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Tollesbury - Essex

An Essex walk that explores the salt marshes between the village of Tollesbury and the River Blackwater. Tollesbury has much of interest inclusing a bustling marina, restored sail lofts and a preserved lightship.

distance 14.15km Vertical gain +362m Vertical drop -390m duration 4h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Folkestone - Kent

This linear Kent walk follows the coast between Folkestone and Dover using the North Downs Way Natioanl Trail for much of the way. The vies especially at the Dover end of the walk area excellent. To return to the start use the regular train service that runs along the foot of the cliffs.

distance 7.33km Vertical gain +9m Vertical drop -8m duration 2h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Old Hunstanton - Norfolk

The Norfolk Coast Path provides excellent walking and this linear route is easy to follow. Return to the start uses the excellent "Coast Hopper" bus service along the main road. The landscape is varied and in season you will have the opportunity to see a variety of sea birds.

distance 10.74km Vertical gain +259m Vertical drop -255m duration 3h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Flamborough - East Riding of Yorkshire

A linear East Yorkshire walk that visits some of the most dramatic cliffs in the area. This walk is an ideal chance to have a piucnic by the sea. Don't forget to take your binoculars as the cliffs are busy with nesting seabirds in season.

Walking Downs Banks near Barlaston ( Download : )
distance 3.24km Vertical gain +70m Vertical drop -77m duration 1h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Stone Rural - Staffordshire

This walk explores an attractive area of Staffordshire woodland and heath between Stone and Barlaston. The route includes some excellent views over the surrounding countryside and also further afield into neighbouring Shropshire.

distance 22.6km Vertical gain +279m Vertical drop -282m duration 7h05 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Lyddington - Rutland

This walk includes three counties and starts from the attractive village of Lyddington in Rutland before continuing through pleasant countryside in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. The route includes the villages of Stockerston, Great Easton, Rockingham and Gretton. The walk also includes a section of the Jurassic Way.