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With over 2,500 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, have a detailed route description, quality mapping and 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.

"Find walks near me"

A fast search facility is available to find walks in the UK by your location within Britain using city, town and village names - go to find walking near me.

Featured Walk

Croker Hill, Cheshire walkCroker Hill lies just outside the boundaries of the Peak District National Park and offers wide ranging views across the Cheshire Plain to the north. The route follows a section of the Gritstone Way over Croker Hill and returns along a bridleway. Croker Hill Circular - walk description

Walks and Walking from London

A brief guide to the great walks available from London using the national rail network and London Underground. There is much to see and enjoy including countryside, hills and downs, and coast. Go to Walks and walking from London

New to Walking?

An essential guiide of how to start walking, equipment and fitness.
New Walkers Guide

Featured Walks

Digital Mapping Guide

Learn more about the use of digital mapping and its value for walkers. Digital maps can be carried on your mobile device and are useful for navigation. "More information on digital mapping

Improved route maps

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. See Improved maps.

Share 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 - Share your walk.

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