With over 2,200 walks and 23,000 pages of free walking information, "Walking Britain" offers a wide range of walks in England, Wales and Scotland. The routes range from easy circular walks to challenging mountain hikes. Walking along the coast, by rivers and lakes, through the countryside and across the hills, moors and mountains are all available. All routes are free to download and print with many having GPX files.
Routes in all the National Parks feature strongly with the Lake District, Peak District, Snowdonia and Yorkshire Dales featuring excellent coverage of the best walks. Walking in the Counties and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) are many and varied. Circular walks based on the long distance footpaths with the Pennine Way and South West Coast paths probably the most popular with walkers.
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.
This East Yorkshire walk starts from the hamlet of Cowlam with its fine church and remains of a deserted village. The route then explores a dry valley typical of the Yorkshire Wolds to reach Cottam. Here you can explore the remains of another deserted village with an abandoned church. The final section continues through a dry valley to return to the atart. Go to Walk 3743 description
A map based search facility is available to find walks at any location within Britain using city, town and village names - go to find walks near me
Many walks now benefit from improved route maps using the excellent outdoor mapping from The Hug with GPS files overlaid. Currently 83% of walks are using these maps with the remainder due for conversion in the next month or so. A sample can be found here
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 - Share your walk.
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Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. Includes advice and useful links.