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Great scenery, enjoy a cup of tea in Arundel, and then on, up and over the hills....
A circular, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Amberley, West Sussex, about 18.6km (roughly 11.6 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mikeact
Duration: half-day
Distance: 18.6km (11.6 miles)
Location: West Sussex, England
Rating: (1 vote)
This is a fab walk for pre-high school kids of about 4 miles (but see note in Waypoint 10)....
A circular, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Follifoot Main Street, North Yorkshire, about 7.3km (roughly 4.6 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: half-day
Distance: 7.3km (4.6 miles)
Location: North Yorkshire, England
Rating: (1 vote)
A short circular walk from Appleby Railway Station mainly along tarmac footpath & a little riverside track....
A circular, half-day riverside walk in England starting at Appleby Railway Station, Cumbria, about 5.2km (roughly 3.2 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: half-day
Distance: 5.2km (3.2 miles)
Location: Cumbria, England
Rating: (1 vote)

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Timwoods commented on walk Around the Isle of Purbeck - Swanage to Worth Matravers
Hello Len, the South West Coast Path runs all along the coast from Swanage to Tyneham. The one thing...
Len Lucas commented on walk Around the Isle of Purbeck - Swanage to Worth Matravers
My wife and I will visit Swanage in March and would like to walk from Swanage to the old village of Tyneham...
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A medium level walk in the Mallerstang valley mainly utilising bridleways and tracks....
A linear, full-day low hills and fells (below 600m) walk in England starting at Garsdale Railway Station, Cumbria, about 22.5km (roughly 14 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: full-day
Distance: 22.5km (14 miles)
Location: Cumbria, England
Rating: (1 vote)
This is a weird (but enjoyable) walk in that it starts in Huddersfield town centre....
A linear, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Hudersfield railway station, Kirklees, about 13.2km (roughly 8.2 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: An anonymous walker
Duration: half-day
Distance: 13.2km (8.2 miles)
Location: Kirklees, England
Rating: (1 vote)
Gargrave to Settle along bridleways and quiet roads....
A linear, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Gargrave Railway Station, North Yorkshire, about 21.4km (roughly 13.3 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: half-day
Distance: 21.4km (13.3 miles)
Location: North Yorkshire, England
Rating: (2 votes)
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Mac.Hawk commented on walk A long Whernside circular from Ribblehead
As this route describes the ascent of Whernside from Ewe's Top 'up the ridge' why you'd want to descend...
Ray Wilkes commented on walk A long Whernside circular from Ribblehead
A variation of this walk is to continue from Whernside summit down the ridge to Ingleton. Monday to Saturdays...
Timwoods commented on walk Across the Howgills - Ravenstonedale to Sedburgh
Another option of course would be to start at Sedburgh, with the early bus in, and finish at Kirkby Stephen...
Timwoods commented on walk Across the Howgills - Ravenstonedale to Sedburgh
Yes, it's not the best connected place. As the walk ends here, it might make sense to plan an overnight...
mac.hawk commented on walk Across the Howgills - Ravenstonedale to Sedburgh
Unfortunately in 2015 the bus services to/from Sedbergh are pretty awful really. There's a limited service...
driver 16 commented on walk Dolwyddelan Castle
Search for first waypoint Dolwyddelan site didn't recognise had to work up from Betws y Coed by following...
Timwoods commented on walk The River Crane walk
It looks like there is a further section in Hounslow Heath, judging from page 9 of this document: wwwhounslowgovuk/park_walkspdf Unfortunately...
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A linear station to station hike from the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line along one of the (initially at least) quieter ascents of PyG....
A linear, full-day mountain (above 600m) walk in England starting at Settle Railway Station, North Yorkshire, about 21km (roughly 13 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: full-day
Distance: 21km (13 miles)
Location: North Yorkshire, England
Rating: (1 vote)
It's a full days hike (19 miles-ish) taking in the wonders of Whernside (low and high level), a large section of which is not on RoW footpaths, and as such is not maintained, so expect mush underfoot in...
A circular, full-day mountain (above 600m) walk in England starting at Ribblehead railway station, Lancs, about 29.9km (roughly 18.6 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: full-day
Distance: 29.9km (18.6 miles)
Location: Lancs, England
Rating: (3 votes)
A gentle meander along bridleways, a disused railway line and riverbank....
A circular, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Kirkby Stephen Railway Station, Cumbria, about 11.6km (roughly 7.2 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: half-day
Distance: 11.6km (7.2 miles)
Location: Cumbria, England
Rating: (1 vote)
This could be combined with my oldest walk, 'Lledr Valley', which also starts from here....
A circular, half-day countryside walk in Wales starting at Dolwyddelan, Conwy, about 12.1km (roughly 7.5 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: driver 16
Duration: half-day
Distance: 12.1km (7.5 miles)
Location: Conwy, Wales
Rating: (2 votes)
Brighton and Hove is the spiritual home of Car Free Walks....
A circular, full-day city/town walk in England starting at Hove station, Brighton and Hove, about 13km (roughly 8.1 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: Timwoods
Duration: full-day
Distance: 13km (8.1 miles)
Location: Brighton and Hove, England
Rating: (2 votes)
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A celebration through the seasons of life on and around the roof of all England. Accompanied by an evocative musical score from Freddiehangoler, Terry Abraham's spectacular two hour documentary tells the story of Scafell Pike in the beautiful Lake District...
Taking the bus for a walk was modified
You can reach many walks in the UK by bus, and taking the bus can be as much fun as the walk itself. What could be better than watching the countryside you are about to explore fly past? It has to be better than scanning the lay-bys for an empty parking...

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c calver commented on walk The River Crane walk
One of the very nicest places to visit in London. I love cycling around here. The walk is especially...
Timwoods commented on walk Two Hemispheres Walk
This is one of my favourite walks in Sussex, possibly the UK. A fine section of the South Downs. Well...
anton_pm commented on walk A Cairngorms Spectacular
Thanks for the update guys. I think the snow/frozen ground might almost be necessary, as Glen Geusachan...
driver 16 commented on walk Circular E, S. and W. from C/Bay.
That was quick Tim, Happy and Prosperous New Year, Blwyddyn Newydd dda in Welsh, Pete, thanks....
Tim commented on walk Ribblehead-Chapel-le-Dale-Ribblehead
Well worth stopping at the Old Hill Inn in Chapel-le-Dale on route, a famous old cavers' pub: wwwoldhillinncouk/indexhtm...
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9 mile circular route from either railway station on 'the other side of the line'....
A circular, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Giggleswick Railway Station, North Yorkshire, about 15.4km (roughly 9.6 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: half-day
Distance: 15.4km (9.6 miles)
Location: North Yorkshire, England
Rating: (1 vote)
A not too strenuous 10 1/2 mile West Yorkshire ramble along road, track and moor....
A linear, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Addingham, Bradford, about 19.7km (roughly 12.3 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: half-day
Distance: 19.7km (12.3 miles)
Location: Bradford, England
Rating: (3 votes)
10 mile stroll through the green belt between Leeds & Bradford (borderline between half & full day walk)....
A linear, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Cottingley Railway Station, Leeds, about 16.4km (roughly 10.2 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: half-day
Distance: 16.4km (10.2 miles)
Location: Leeds, England
Rating: (2 votes)
It's a countryside/riverside walk really....
A circular, full-day countryside walk in England starting at Hebden Bridge Railway Station, Calderdale, about 18.5km (roughly 11.5 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: full-day
Distance: 18.5km (11.5 miles)
Location: Calderdale, England
Rating: (1 vote)
A gentle walk along quiet road, track and fields on the outskirts of Leeds....
A linear, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Colton, Leeds, Leeds, about 10.6km (roughly 6.6 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: half-day
Distance: 10.6km (6.6 miles)
Location: Leeds, England
Rating: (1 vote)
A wander around York's wonderful Walls Walkway with a detour to a lovely park....
A circular, half-day city/town walk in England starting at York Railway Station, York, about 8km (roughly 4.9 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: half-day
Distance: 8km (4.9 miles)
Location: York, England
Rating: (1 vote)
This route explores the town of Exmouth, the last stop on the Avocet Line from Exeter....
A circular, half-day city/town walk in England starting at Exmouth station, Devon, about 6.1km (roughly 3.8 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: Timwoods
Duration: half-day
Distance: 6.1km (3.8 miles)
Location: Devon, England
Rating: (2 votes)
Railway station to railway station walk....
A linear, full-day low hills and fells (below 600m) walk in England starting at Marsden Railway Station, Kirklees, about 28.6km (roughly 17.8 miles) long and suitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: mac.hawk
Duration: full-day
Distance: 28.6km (17.8 miles)
Location: Kirklees, England
Rating: (2 votes)
This stage of the South Downs Way, going west, starts at tiny Southease train station....
A linear, half-day low hills and fells (below 600m) walk in England starting at Southease, East Sussex, about 11.9km (roughly 7.4 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: John Walker
Duration: half-day
Distance: 11.9km (7.4 miles)
Location: East Sussex, England
Rating: (3 votes)
This walk starts and finishes at stations on the Avocet Line, which runs from Exeter to Exmouth....
A linear, half-day countryside walk in England starting at Exton, Devon, about 10.5km (roughly 6.5 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: An anonymous walker
Duration: half-day
Distance: 10.5km (6.5 miles)
Location: Devon, England
Rating: (2 votes)
A cracking day weatherwise in N....
A circular, half-day coast walk in Wales starting at Colwyn Bay, Conwy, about 17.3km (roughly 10.8 miles) long and suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: driver 16
Duration: half-day
Distance: 17.3km (10.8 miles)
Location: Conwy, Wales
Rating: (1 vote)
There's plenty of walking to be found before you enter the better-known routes around the Yorkshire Dales....
A circular, half-day low hills and fells (below 600m) walk in England starting at Embsay, North Yorkshire, about 12.9km (roughly 8 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs. By: Timwoods
Duration: half-day
Distance: 12.9km (8 miles)
Location: North Yorkshire, England
Rating: (1 vote)
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RETIRED, live in Colwyn Bay, N. Wales, FRIENDLY REMINDER, all walks now have photos on the walks, search...
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In late 2014/early 2015 I've made an attempt to input a variety of walks. I'm a fell walker by choice...
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I prefer walks which are moderate in difficulty and length (not more than 15-20km) and can be reached...
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I likes walkin' in them there 'ills....
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I am a retired and enjoying getting around the countryside on new walks...
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I live in Manchester and take frequent walks in the Peak District. I like to go off the beaten track...