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Ardingly Reservoir West Sussex circular walk
distance 7.87km Vertical gain +127m Vertical drop -119m Durée 2h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Ardingly - West Sussex

Lovely walk around the Ardingly reservoir in West Sussex.

Nether Stowey to Holford and back
distance 12.88km Vertical gain +386m Vertical drop -380m Durée 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Nether Stowey - Somerset

A circular day walk to The Plough Inn at Holford over the Quantocks, taking in part of the Coleridge Way, Walford’s Gibbet and Holford Combe with fine views of the Somerset Coast. There are some lengthy climbs and descents. Can get muddy in places.

Through Nether Stowey, Friarn and Over Stowey
distance 5.73km Vertical gain +156m Vertical drop -152m Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Nether Stowey - Somerset

A circular walk through pastureland, woodland and country lanes. Suitable for most weather conditions and seasons but stout footwear is essential. There are some stiles and two steep ascents.

Quantock Circular in Ramscombe Forest
distance 6.15km Vertical gain +154m Vertical drop -152m Durée 2h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Over Stowey - Somerset

A circular walk through mixed woodland with some steep ascents.

Somerset’s Jurrasic Coast : Kilve & East Quantoxhead
distance 5.01km Vertical gain +47m Vertical drop -53m Durée 1h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Kilve - Somerset

Along this coast, the dramatic cliffs are layered with blue, yellow and brown lias from the Lower Jurassic period embedded with fossils, particularly ammonites. The beach at Kilve is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Behind the coast, the Quantock Hills rise up at Quantoxhead. Across the Bristol Channel, there are fine views of South Wales, whilst further west along the coast behind Minehead is North Hill and Exmoor National Park.

Aisholt and Pepperhill Farm Circular
distance 7.92km Vertical gain +224m Vertical drop -225m Durée 2h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Over Stowey - Somerset

A circular walk through woodland and farmland with occasional lane walking, taking in part of the Quantock Greenway. There are fine views across The Somerset Levels and the Bristol Channel to the Mendips and Glastonbury Tor.

distance 14.21km Vertical gain +610m Vertical drop -610m Durée 5h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Thueyts - 07 - Ardèche

An "airy" hike which will yield fine views over the Ardèche Cévennes, the Ardèche valley to the south and the Fontaulière valley to the north. The route follows some of the paths maintained for the "Giants' Causeway Trail" and overall is thus very practicable and without difficulty. A large part of the walk is waymarked white and yellow.
Best done in May/June when the broom is in flower.

Hawkridge Reservoir & Lime Kiln
distance 4.01km Vertical gain +94m Vertical drop -94m Durée 1h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Spaxton - Somerset

A circular walk around Hawkridge Reservoir with opportunities for some bird watching. Then through mixed woodland and across high pasture with views across to the Mendips and Glastonbury Tor. The mile extension takes in a renovated limekiln and a viewpoint on Hawkridge Common.

Steart Marshes Walk
distance 6.94km Vertical gain +7m Vertical drop -7m Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Otterhampton - Somerset

A circular walk through the newly created Steart Marshes along well made pathways, with an optional extension to the breach in the former sea defences on the River Parrett.

Grinton Smelting Mill
distance 6.63km Vertical gain +254m Vertical drop -254m Durée 2h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Grinton - North Yorkshire

An easy circular walk from Grinton with lots of interest. The moors above Grinton have the remains of the lead mining industry and on this walk, you will see those remains plus a well preserved smelting mill and its flue which runs up the hillside. The area is now a grouse moor and you will pass shooting butts and feeding stations for the birds. Great refreshments in Grinton and also over the bridge in Fremington at the Dales Bike Centre.

Nether Stowey and Fiddington
distance 8.23km Vertical gain +56m Vertical drop -56m Durée 2h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Nether Stowey - Somerset

A circular walk through pastureland and country lanes to the tranquil village of Fiddington.

Around & About Nether Stowey
distance 5.4km Vertical gain +63m Vertical drop -60m Durée 1h40
Starting point Starting point in Nether Stowey - Somerset

Starting from the centre of the village, this route makes a complete circuit of Nether Stowey with views over the village and the surrounding countryside and coast across to South Wales.

distance 10.42km Vertical gain +189m Vertical drop -187m Durée 3h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

This is a low level lakeland walk suitable for a short day. It takes in Elter Water, Skelwith Force and Colwith Force waterfalls before heading through farmland to the impressive Cathedral Quarry. The return leg passes a good pub which serves food and then through the working slate quarry above Chapel Stile.

distance 7.23km Vertical gain +6m Vertical drop -6m Durée 2h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Theale - Berkshire

A lovely walk along the Kennet and Avon Canal to The Cunning Man pub.

distance 12.07km Vertical gain +471m Vertical drop -470m Durée 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

A circular walk from Chapel Stile along the Great Langdale valley to the New Dungeon Gill Hotel. Then an ascent along the pleasant Stickle Gill to Stickle tarn followed by the ascent to Blea Rigg and a return to Chapel Stile along the ridge.

Knock Fell
distance 11.78km Vertical gain +552m Vertical drop -547m Durée 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Long Marton - Cumbria

A circular walk dominated throughout by the giant golf ball that is the radar station at Great Dunn Fell. You will use some good roads, some tracks and the Pennine Way on this walk.

It is worth downloading the Knock Geotrail leaflet from the link I have listed below as it provides more information on the geology of the area than given in my description. Similarly, you could follow the link to the Discover Britain webpage and learn about the Helm Wind which is particular to the Cross Fell area.

distance 8.9km Vertical gain +19m Vertical drop -19m Durée 2h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Oxfordshire

An urban walk that takes in part of the River Kennet on the outskirts of Reading and returns to the town centre.

distance 4.06km Vertical gain +213m Vertical drop -213m Durée 1h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Kirknewton - Northumberland

Enjoy a short walk to two of the hillforts in the College Valley. The climb up to Great Hetha is well worth the effort for the views into the Cheviots.

distance 5.78km Vertical gain +154m Vertical drop -153m Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Earle - Northumberland

A lovely family walk following the Harthope Burn before a moderate climb opens up the area, offering spectacular views to the top of the valley and the Cheviot Hills, as well as to the coast. The Harthope Valley is the starting point for many inspiring walks up onto the Cheviot Hills.

distance 4.65km Vertical gain +106m Vertical drop -106m Durée 1h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Bellingham - Northumberland

Hareshaw Linn is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), designated for its rare ferns and lichen. More than 300 different types of mosses, liverworts and lichen can be found. The ‘Linn’ is also home to red squirrel, great spotted woodpecker, wood warbler, spotted flycatcher, badger and Daubenton's bat.

distance 10.32km Vertical gain +422m Vertical drop -423m Durée 3h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Kirknewton - Northumberland

A lovely walk to Hethpool Linn waterfall, on the College Burn, then a climb up Yeavering Bell (Hill of the Goats) with a chance to spot some wild Cheviot goats.

distance 4.18km Vertical gain +52m Vertical drop -52m Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Tarset - Northumberland

A lovely walk along the stream of Greenhaugh Burn, along country lanes and through the fields from Greenhaugh, with some great views across the Tarset Valley. During July and August, you will be able to see some of our beautiful hay meadows full of incredible wildflowers.

distance 3.56km Vertical gain +15m Vertical drop -16m Durée 1h05 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Northumberland

The Falstone Circular Walk is a lovely little ramble around dramatic riverbanks and an old railway line. The old railway line you follow on the walk was once part of the Border Counties Railway which was in use between 1862 and 1958. Imagine steam trains bound north for Riccarton over the Scottish border – an easier journey than by car today.

distance 4.33km Vertical gain +64m Vertical drop -70m Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Elsdon - Northumberland

Enjoy a circular walk suitable for most abilities, with fantastic views over Elsdon on the return leg. Enjoy a cuppa or a pint after building up a thirst and seeing the sights of this scenic Northumberland village. For the adventurous amongst you, why not pair this walk with our Elsdon Burn Walk.

distance 5.59km Vertical gain +79m Vertical drop -86m Durée 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Elsdon - Northumberland

A nice family walk following the Elsdon Burn, before heading over Gallow Hill. Take time to enjoy the views over Elsdon – the historic capital of Redesdale. Enjoy a cuppa or a pint after building up a thirst from seeing the sights of this pretty little place.

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