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distance 116.27km Vertical gain +6662m Vertical drop -6684m Durée 6 days Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Planned route to introduce hikers to the incredible beauty and diversity of The Lake District National Park. Using public transport to get to Windermere and then on foot across the fells, staying at YHA Langdale, Ennerdale, Eskdale and Coniston, then back to Windermere via the ferry at Bowness.

distance 21.1km Vertical gain +1791m Vertical drop -1791m Durée 10h20 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Day 4 of a circular route walking through the Lake District.

distance 19.44km Vertical gain +1120m Vertical drop -1337m Durée 8h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Day 3 of a circular route walking through the Lake District.

Dartmoor Warren House Inn to Chagford Circular
distance 23.79km Vertical gain +551m Vertical drop -551m Durée 8h05 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Devon

A circular walk in the east of Dartmoor following roads and paths, including sections of the Two Moors Way. The walk includes a mix of open moorland, footpaths and quiet roads where the farming hinterlands meet the moor. Except for the section north of the road near the Warren House Inn, all the paths are well-trodden and waymarked. There are some steep sections. Apart from the high moors, this walk is fairly sheltered from the prevailing SW winds.

distance 19.71km Vertical gain +1255m Vertical drop -1147m Durée 8h35 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Day 2 of a circular route walking through the Lake District.

distance 16.53km Vertical gain +794m Vertical drop -748m Durée 6h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Day 1 of a circular route walking through the Lake District.

distance 19.74km Vertical gain +605m Vertical drop -606m Durée 7h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Devon

This is a circular walk that combines moorland, streams and woodland on Dartmoor, passing the dramatic Hound Tor and iconic Bowerman's Nose and including opportunities for refreshments at the half waypoint. It is a good length with some steep hills for some hearty exercise and is mainly off-road, taking advantage of well-marked footpaths and tracks. You could start the walk at Lustleigh or Manaton if you prefer, and there are various short-cuts available if you wish to shorten the walk.

Around the Cotswold village of Hillesley
distance 10.28km Vertical gain +143m Vertical drop -145m Durée 3h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hillesley and Tresham - Gloucestershire

This is a circular walk starting in the Cotswold village of Hillesley. The route takes you up the Cotswold escarpment, over fields, through quiet lanes and valleys, to the villages of Alderly and Wortley, before returning to Hillesley. The Cotswold's are a range of hills that rise from the Severn Valley. The “Wolds”, or rolling hills, is an AONB in the west country of the UK. Here the past is evident in the many honey coloured stone villages and farms.

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.

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