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With over 17,000 pages of free walking information, "Walking Britain" is dedicated to the footpaths that cross the landscape. The National Parks feature strongly in the lists of walks including the Lake District, the Peak District and Snowdonia, not to mention the Yorkshire Dales. Although the natural world is the theme, man-made elements such as villages, bridges, mines and churches are also included in the many walking routes.

Submit your Walks

Many of the walks on this website have been submitted by other authors keen to spread the word about their favourite routes. You can do the same - just click HERE.

Another "New Look" for Walking Britain!

The site was completely redesigned in May 2014. However the rise in popularity of mobile and tablet platforms means a fresh approach is required and this responsive web site is the result, with completion at the end of July 2015. The reconstruction is almost complte and new search facility will soon be edded. Please report any issues you might encounter so I can make sure all users are happy with the new site.

New to Walking?

Click for a simple guide of how to start walking. Includes a guide on how to select your walks.

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New Walks

Lake District walk
Lake District

Snowdonia walk

Peak District walk
Peak District

Highland walk

Thames Path walk
Thames Path

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Swiss Glacier Walk
Glacier Route (CH)

North York Moors walk
North York Moors

Hadrian's Wall Walk
Hadrian's Wall

Exmoor walk

Forest of Bowland walk
Forest of Bowland

Brecon Beacons walk
Brecon Beacons

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Ligurian Coast walk
Ligurian Coast (IT)


Wales Coast Path - Northern Eye Books has just released two series of books featuring this lengthy long distance coastal footpath. - More info.

My favourite coastal walk - The new issue of Reader's Digest contains one of my favourite coastal walks which is featured on this website. Read more about my choice. - More info.

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