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    A leisurely, walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) starting in Cumbria, England, about 8.00km (4.97 mi) long, duration: ~3:30h.
    Duration:
    3:30
    Distance:
    8km (5 miles)
    Difficulty:
    Leisurely
    Location:
    Cumbria, England

    Win A Signed Copy Of The Scottish Bothy Bible

    Each quarter we enter everyone who submits a car-free walk into a prize draw
    For the October to December 2017 prize draw we have two signed first edition copies of Geoff Allan's beautiful book 'The Scottish Bothy Bible'.A guidebook to Scottish bothies - it reveals a hidden network of these cabins and mountain huts, featuring 81 from the Mountain Bothy Association and many more lesser-known gems. With stunning photography playing homage to Scotland's wild landscape and natural beauty.
    Buckden Circular was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    A 12 mile circular route from Buckden along well defined RoW's.
    A circuit from Newton St Cyres was rated
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    For some walkers, Devon means Dartmoor or Exmoor.
    Follifoot to Spofforth via Plumpton Rocks was rated
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    This is a fab walk for pre-high school kids of about 4 miles (but see note in Waypoint 10).
    The river Roach in Essex was rated
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    This long walk explores the countryside around the river Roach in Essex.
    Prestatyn Hillside was rated
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    On this walk in the most northerly part of the Clwydian hills, there are extensive views over Prestatyn...
    Alfriston to Eastbourne was rated
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    This is the easterly end of the South Downs Way, a National Trail running from Winchester to Eastbourne...
    A stroll by the Severn Estuary was rated
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    A route that passes near three motorways may not seem ideal as a car-free walk.
    Brynsiencyn was rated
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    The weathermen and women got it right: a crisp, dry and sunny December day for this walk on field paths...
    Eagle Corrie from Glenmore was rated
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    This route in the northern Cairngorms makes a good option for a day when the weather isn't so good (or...
    Haytor Quarry was rated
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    This is a walk around the old quarries of Haytor, following the routes of the old tram tracks: enwikipediaorg/wiki/Haytor_Granite_Tramway From...
    Surrey Hills and Ales was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    Stroll around this beautiful part of South East England, with views across the Weald to the South Downs...
    3 Day Leisurely Jaunt around the Lakes was rated
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    Up and over and back again was rated
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    A lovely long walk from the pub by the station.
    Betws-y-Coed and Llyn Elsi was rated
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    A delightful forest walk, great for a boiling summer's day (the trees shield you from the sun, both on...
    The Jurassic Coast from Sidmouth to Seaton was rated
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    The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site and there's no better way to explore than by foot.
    Looping around Laugharne was rated
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    This village, just outside Pembrokeshire national park, is famous for being the inspiration for Dylan...
    Niton to St Lawrence to Whitwell was rated
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    This walk starts in the village of Niton (pronounced Nigh-ton), descends down the undercliff into St...
    Inverness viewpoint - Daviot Wood was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    A fairly short walk with a gentle gradient - the reward being extensive views out across the Moray Firth...

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    Armchair Adventures To A Scottish Bothy

    Staoineag Bothy from Corrour Station
    Gone are the days when we could make a trip northwards on a whim.The arrival of several little feet and postings abroad for some mean the car-free team are a little armchair-bound these days. Happily, we have several willing and talented scribes happy to contribute to our blog.
    Lathkill Dale from Youlgrave was rated
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    Walking and the Peaks go together like the almonds and jam in a Bakewell Pudding.
    Frinton to Walton - the posh end of Essex was rated
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    This walk takes in some of the finest coastline in Essex - miles and miles of unspoilt sandy beaches...
    The River Crane walk was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    This walk in southwest London follows the River Crane from Twickenham to Feltham.
    Caer Caradoc Walk - Route I was rated
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    Caer Caradoc – a Marilyn - is a well-documented hill walk which offers fine panoramic views in every...
    A Chilterns walk from Hitchin was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    This route explores the super Chilterns scenery.
    The Grand Union Canal in Herts was rated
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    This Hertfordshire walk takes in an enjoyable stretch of the Grand Union Canal in Hertfordshire.
    Black Combe was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    Head to the south western fells in the Lake District and you can have the tops to yourself, even on a...
    A countryside stroll in Rutland was rated
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    The county of Rutland is small but perfectly formed.
    Kinder Scout from Edale was rated
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    Experience some of England's finest, bleakest moorland - Kinder Scout, the start of the Pennine Way
    A wander over Cleeve Common was rated
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    There's more to do in Cheltenham than watch horses racing; just east of the town is Cleeve Common, a...
    Delamere Forest was rated
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    The Mid Cheshire Line, a branch railway line from Chester to Manchester, has six walks from stations...
    Ashbourne to Buxton was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    40km of walking to take you all the way through the best bits of Dovedale in the South Peak District...
    Make the most of Skiddaw was rated
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    Skiddaw has an undeserved reputation as a bit of a slog.
    Red John's Chair was rated
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    After initial fairly steep climb on tarmac lane, narrow, keep on right, listen for traffic, opens out...
    Craigellachie nature reserve was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    This short walk from Aviemore makes a great activity for kids.

  • 29 Sep 2017

    Few Buses To Wookey Itself
    Walk: Ebbor Gorge

    You need to add on a couple of miles to the length of this walk.There don't seem to be direct buses to Wookey any more, although still plenty passing through nearby Wells.

    25 Sep 2017

    Nice Walk For A Rainy Day
    Walk: Huddersfield to Dewsbury

    Enjoyed this walk, it was very wet today but as it was on mostly cycle routes I kept my feet dry.

    Around Reigate was rated
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    This walk circuits the Surrey town of Reigate.
    Manorbier to Tenby - the Pembrokeshire Coast was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path stretches for 188 glorious miles around the southwest corner of Wales...
    A coastal classic - Scarborough to Filey was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    Being a collection of islands, Britain is spoilt when it comes to coastal scenery.
    A walk around East Meon was rated
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    This car-free walk is one of a series produced by the South Downs National Park Authority.
    Trimley Marshes and Felixstowe port was rated
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    The walking's easy on this route; it's all about the views.
    Fairy Glen and Conway Falls was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    A lovely walk.
    Ebbor Gorge was rated
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    A fairly hilly walk, but the view is well worth the climb ...
    Creag Bheag - the little crag was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    Many car-free Cairngorm adventures start and finish in Kingussie.
    Rhyd Ddu to Beddgelert was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    A new multi-use recreational path through a variety of landscapes with (on a clear day) fantastic views...
    Westleton to Dunwich was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    This is a pleasant walk on the Suffolk coast.
    Llyn Padarn was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    Jarrold Short Walks No. 14, Snowdonia Walk No. 18; head around Llyn Padarn, the lake between Snowdon...
    Kirkby Stephen Circular via Nateby & Hartley was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    A gentle meander along bridleways, a disused railway line and riverbank.
    Blencathra - the Saddleback was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    Of all the northern fells in the Lakes, Blencathra is undoubtedly one of the finest.
    Huddersfield to Dewsbury was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    A simple walk along canal towpath and old railway line between Huddersfield & Dewsbury.
    Ben Ledi from Callander was rated
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    Ben Ledi is a fine hill in the wonderful Trossachs hills.
    Rambling across Romney Marsh was rated
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    Anyone heading to Kent should take time to visit Romney Marsh.
    Wells to Cley was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    A lovely section of the North Norfolk Coast Path, easy terrain, and with options to cut short at Stiffkey...
    Along the River Ribble was rated
    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    99% of walkers in Horton-in-Ribblesdale are there to attempt the famous Three Peaks.

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    Jo Palmer
    23 Sep 2017

    Lovely Walk
    Walk: Falmer to Lewes

    A lovely route.We thoroughly enjoyed this relatively gentle ramble that gave us beautiful views over the downs.An afternoon well spent.


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