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Big barn, Lenham Lenham to Charing

Big barn, Lenham

Lenham to Charing

09-Aug-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Lenham to Charing

A tranquil walk along the North Downs

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Autumn on the North Downs Way

30-Oct-10 • Sean O'Neill

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Woldingham to Oxted

Close to London, this walk combines stretches of both The North Downs Way, and the Greensand Way.

Book 3, Walk 3, Cowden to Eridge 3 Midweek Day Walk, 17 May '06

Book 3, Walk 3, Cowden to Eridge 3

Midweek Day Walk, 17 May '06

17-May-06 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Cowden to Eridge

Starts along a valley and then over hills to Hartfield for lunch, followed by an undulating trek thorough woods and fields to Eridge.

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Millennium Stones, Gatton Park

26-May-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Merstham to Tattenham Corner

Viewpoints on the North Downs to start, a pub lunch in Mogador, and a London panorama from the Epsom Downs to finish.

Sussex border path approaching Cousley Wood

Sussex border path approaching Cousley Wood

04-May-16 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Wadhurst via Bewl Water Circular

This walk follows the Sussex Border path to Bewl Water, then follows its banks back to Wadhurst for tea. Gentle gradients but never flat.

The canal in Bath Bath to Bradford-upon-Avon walk

The canal in Bath

Bath to Bradford-upon-Avon walk

31-Mar-13 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Bradford-on-Avon to Bath

Follow the tranquil Kennet and Avon Canal through a pretty valley between the historic towns of Bradford-upon-Avon and Bath

Book 3, Walk 7, Knockholt Circular 2

Book 3, Walk 7, Knockholt Circular 2

16-Oct-05 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Knockholt Circular

An enjoyable day out in the country within zone 6, thanks to those who campaigned for and legislated the Green Belt policy.

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Vines

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23-Mar-01 • lindsay_randle on Flickr

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Billingshurst to Amberley

Starts in gentle countryside, with the South Downs a thin line on the horizon, then via some steep hills and hidden valleys to finish on the crest of the South Downs with a panoramic view

View from the downs Pulborough to Amberley walk

View from the downs

Pulborough to Amberley walk

30-Jun-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Pulborough to Amberley

Historic Pulborough, gentle hills, a gem of a pub, an RSPB marshland, and up and over the South Downs to Amberley.

Flowers Bottom SWC Walk 10 - Little Kimble to Saunderton

Flowers Bottom

SWC Walk 10 - Little Kimble to Saunderton

19-Apr-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Little Kimble to Saunderton

Easy Chilterns walk with lunch at a favourite inn of the poet Rupert Brooke

Amberley Circular walk

Amberley Circular walk

01-Mar-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Amberley Circular

Out along the foot of the South Downs above Wild Brook wetland to Storrington for lunch, and back along the ridge of the Downs.

Whitstable Faversham to Whitstable walk

Whitstable

Faversham to Whitstable walk

11-Apr-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Faversham to Whitstable

Easy Coastal Walk

Cliff Top Cafe Folkestone Circular walk

Cliff Top Cafe

Folkestone Circular walk

30-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Folkestone to Dover

Coastal Walk along the cliffs to Dover via Folkestone Warren.

CIMG8396 Parham House across the lake

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Parham House across the lake

10-Aug-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Pulborough Circular

Long but easy walk which explores the water meadows of the River Arun, with the South Downs as a dramatic backdrop.

St. Catherine's Hill from Compton Down SWC Walk 15 : Winchester Circular

St. Catherine's Hill from Compton Down

SWC Walk 15 : Winchester Circular

08-Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Winchester Circular

A historic Cathedral City, St Catherine's Hill and downland.

DSCN3203 Dorking to Reigate

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Dorking to Reigate

21-Dec-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Dorking to Reigate

A mainly level route along the River Mole and then the Greensand Way via several picturesque villages.

Far Views from Streatley Warren upper rim SWC Walk 17 Goring Circular [Streatley Warren Extension]

Far Views from Streatley Warren upper rim

SWC Walk 17 Goring Circular [Streatley Warren Extension]

07-Jan-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Goring Circular

An undulating route through Berkshire with lunch at The Bell, a refreshingly traditional pub.

Book 3, Walk 18, Petersfield to Rowlands Castle Silent contemplation, 3 Feb '07

Book 3, Walk 18, Petersfield to Rowlands Castle

Silent contemplation, 3 Feb '07

03-Feb-07 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Petersfield to Rowlands Castle

An easy southerly trek through East Hampshire.

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Old Well and High Street, Frant

16-Apr-11 • Sean O'Neill

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Tunbridge Wells Circular

A varied High Weald walk with stretches through parkland, restored heathland and woods containing massive sandstone outcrops, finishing alongside the Spa Valley Railway.

Westerham warriors General Woolfe guards the green at Westerham; also the pub, the cafe, and Churchill's statue. D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

Westerham warriors

General Woolfe guards the green at Westerham; also the pub, the cafe, and Churchill's statue. D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

16-Jun-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Sevenoaks to Westerham

Knole Park, then west along the Greensand Way with spectacular views of the Kent Weald.

Escarpment view Sevenoaks Circular walk

Escarpment view

Sevenoaks Circular walk

24-Apr-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Sevenoaks Circular

Out via the National Trust's Knole Park, House, and Igtham Mote. Back by the Greensand Way along the escarpment of the Kent Downs.

Ardingly Reservoir Balcombe Circular walk

Ardingly Reservoir

Balcombe Circular walk

11-Dec-05 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Balcombe Circular via Ardingly Reservoir

Two interlocking circular walks (one for Summer, one for Winter) around Balcombe, taking in Ardingly Reservoir, the Ouse Valley Viaduct, and fine Weald territory.

Tree and sign Forest Row Circular

Tree and sign

Forest Row Circular

10-Sep-11 • moontiger on Flickr

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Forest Row Circular

The heathlands of Ashdown Forest. Travel by Bus.

On the escarpment before lunch Sandling to Wye walk

On the escarpment before lunch

Sandling to Wye walk

24-May-12 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Sandling to Wye

Pretty Ridge Walk along the North Downs Way with lovely views. Nice pubs for lunch and tea

Deep Dean, near Windover Hill SWC Walk 25 - South Downs Way 8 : Southease to Eastbourne

Deep Dean, near Windover Hill

SWC Walk 25 - South Downs Way 8 : Southease to Eastbourne

17-Oct-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Southease to Eastbourne

2 Long Ridge walks over open downs, beautiful Alfriston for lunch, and Eastbourne pier and seafront to finish.

Chanctonbury Ring SWC Walk 26 - South Downs Way: Amberley to Shoreham-by-Sea or Lancing

Chanctonbury Ring

SWC Walk 26 - South Downs Way: Amberley to Shoreham-by-Sea or Lancing

11-Mar-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Amberley to Shoreham By Sea or Lancing

A ridge walk along the South Downs Way, passing Chanctonbury Ring.

Garden House and Pond of Broadhurst Manor SWC Walk 27 - East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park

Garden House and Pond of Broadhurst Manor

SWC Walk 27 - East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park

06-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park

Long walk through area of bluebell-rich woodland then heathery commons, or shorter walk and return by steam train

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24-Oct-10 • zdenek.machek on Flickr

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Birchington to Herne Bay

Easy coastal walks, passing the dramatic ruins at Reculver

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Dual language sign to Pooh Bridge

12-Jun-10 • Sean O'Neill

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Ashurst Circular

A walk via Pooh Bridge to the attractive Wealden village of Hartfield, with a longer option over the elevated heathland of Ashdown Forest.

Up hill & down dale Battle Circular

Up hill & down dale

Battle Circular

21-Sep-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Battle Circular

The 1066 County Path, picturesque Battle and its Abbey

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Houghton Mill

04-Apr-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Huntingdon Circular

Easy walk beside the Great Ouse river to the attractive village of Houghton and its restored water mill, returning through water meadows and a nature reserve.

Tree and hedge Holmwood to Reigate Hammonds Copse

Tree and hedge

Holmwood to Reigate Hammonds Copse

25-Jan-19 • moontiger on Flickr

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Holmwood to Reigate

An easy walk through Surrey's Low Weald and the Mole Valley.

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28-Jun-10 • Andrew Murphy

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Amberley to Cocking

South Downs Way along the ridge of the South Downs NP. Views in the morning, a forested trail in the afternoon. Travel by bus.

Cruise Missile Bunkers, Greenham Common (6 of them, each with up to 16 missiles at the time) SWC Walk 34 Newbury Racecourse to Woolhampton (Midgham Station)

Cruise Missile Bunkers, Greenham Common (6 of them, each with up to 16 missiles at the time)

SWC Walk 34 Newbury Racecourse to Woolhampton (Midgham Station)

13-Jan-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Newbury Racecourse to Woolhampton

Easy walk with some gentle climbs en route which crosses Greenham Common, a former World War II and NATO airfield.

Beechwood near Cuxton Cuxton to Sole Street walk

Beechwood near Cuxton

Cuxton to Sole Street walk

03-Nov-07 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Cuxton to Sole Street

Open views and a wooded ridge before lunch, then a walk across a vineyard. An optional afternoon loop up to Cobham and the Leather Bottle pub (of Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers)

Autumn colours Amersham round walk

Autumn colours

Amersham round walk

08-Nov-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Amersham Circular via Chalfont St Giles

An easy walk along gentle hills above the Misbourne valley to the attractive village of Chalfont St Giles.

View back on the morning climb Knockholt to Otford walk

View back on the morning climb

Knockholt to Otford walk

27-Dec-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Knockholt to Otford

A moderately strenuous stroll in the North Downs, taking in the pretty village of Shoreham

Valley view Upper Warlingham to Hayes

Valley view

Upper Warlingham to Hayes

04-Apr-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Whyteleafe to Hayes

Field, woods, quiet valleys, a gem of a pub, and close to London.

South Downs Chain from Barlavington Down SWC Walk 39 - Amberley to Pulborough

South Downs Chain from Barlavington Down

SWC Walk 39 - Amberley to Pulborough

22-Aug-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Amberley to Pulborough

South Downs Way up a ridge, across a couple of hills, down through hanging woods. Then through the West Weald and the Rother Valley with heathery commons.

East Grinstead Circular "An interesting dovecote". Sean took one of this on another occasion. Which do you prefer? D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp

East Grinstead Circular

"An interesting dovecote". Sean took one of this on another occasion. Which do you prefer? D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp

01-Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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East Grinstead Circular

Two walks in classic Weald territory, with an optional visit to the National Trust property of Standen

Escarpment view Yalding to Sevenoaks walk

Escarpment view

Yalding to Sevenoaks walk

24-Apr-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Yalding to Sevenoaks

Kent Orchards, then follows the Greensand Way to Igtham Mote (NT), One Tree Hill, Knole House and deer park (NT)

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Sleeping swan

18-Mar-17 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Greenford to Osterley

A walk through attractive open spaces in West London, visiting parks, a viaduct, a series of locks and a NT stately home.

CIMG6359 Wood anemones, Selsdon Wood

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Wood anemones, Selsdon Wood

04-May-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Warlingham Circular

Bluebell woods, fields, valleys and nature reserves on the London/Surrey border.

Wittenham Clumps from just outside Didcot SWC Walk 44 - Didcot Circular

Wittenham Clumps from just outside Didcot

SWC Walk 44 - Didcot Circular

27-Apr-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Didcot Circular

A walk in Oxfordshire, taking in Dorchester-on-Thames and the Clumps. Can start from Appleford.

CIMG2670 The Wey Navigation at Weybridge

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The Wey Navigation at Weybridge

07-Feb-16 • Sean O'Neill

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West Byfleet to Hampton Court

The Wey Navigation and the Thames Path via several pubs.

DSCF1520 Wimbledon Common Golf Course

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Wimbledon Common Golf Course

24-Nov-08 • Andrew Murphy

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Wimbledon to Kingston

Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park, and the Thames Path.

First section (anticlockwise) Lewes Circular walk

First section (anticlockwise)

Lewes Circular walk

06-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Lewes Circular via Glynde and Southease

An energetic walk over 3 separate hills in the South Downs NP with great views throughout.

Cowdray House Ruin SWC Walk 48 Haslemere to Midhurst (via Lurgashall or Lickfold)

Cowdray House Ruin

SWC Walk 48 Haslemere to Midhurst (via Lurgashall or Lickfold)

07-Jul-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere to Midhurst via Lurgashall

Black Down and the Temple of the Winds viewpoint, pretty Lurgashall, Cowdray Estate with its romantic ruin and the historic market town of Midhurst.

Horses seeking shade Extra walk: Cholsey to Goring That blue stuff is sky.

Horses seeking shade

Extra walk: Cholsey to Goring That blue stuff is sky.

06-May-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Cholsey to Goring

Fairly gentle climbs through Oxfordshire and Berkshire countryside ending with a southerly stretch along the Thames.

Manicured footpath Not many footpaths have their own lawn and neatly clipped hedges Hassocks to Brighton

Manicured footpath

Not many footpaths have their own lawn and neatly clipped hedges Hassocks to Brighton

30-Aug-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Hassocks to Brighton

Over the South Downs to Brighton, the liveliest city on the South Coast

Sandgate beach Sandling to Folkestone walk

Sandgate beach

Sandling to Folkestone walk

23-May-12 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Sandling to Folkestone via the Sea

A swimming walk. Starts with a disused railway line, Saltwood Castle, and downland. Finishes along the coast to Folkestone.

July walk 2009? northwards along the coast towards Walton on the Naze Two 'SWC' walk authors decide to end it all.....

July walk 2009? northwards along the coast towards Walton on the Naze

Two 'SWC' walk authors decide to end it all.....

01-Feb-13 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Clacton-on-Sea to Walton-on-the-Naze

A short North Sea coastal walk between 2 seaside resorts

DSCF0807 Brown trout at Fulling Mill

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Brown trout at Fulling Mill

20-May-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Overton to Whitchurch

An easy walk down the Test valley which passes many interesting mills, old and new.

Lulworth Cove and Hambury Tout SWC Walk 54 - Lulworth Cove Circular (via Tyneham and Durdle Door)

Lulworth Cove and Hambury Tout

SWC Walk 54 - Lulworth Cove Circular (via Tyneham and Durdle Door)

08-Jul-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Lulworth Cove Circular

Dramatic coastal scenery, Lulworth cove, hidden beaches, Durdle Door cliff arch, and a ghost town.

Eastwick No sign of Cher, Susan Sarandon or Michelle Pfeiffer

Eastwick

No sign of Cher, Susan Sarandon or Michelle Pfeiffer

25-Nov-17 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Harlow Circular

An easy walk through south east Hertfordshire.

Bourne End sunset Maidenhead to Marlow walk

Bourne End sunset

Maidenhead to Marlow walk

24-Feb-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Maidenhead to Marlow

A pretty stretch of the Thames to Cookham in the morning. After lunch, a hill with a view of the Thames valley, or continue along the Thames Path. Can be done as 2 short walks.

The Way near Shalford

The Way near Shalford

30-Oct-04 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Guildford via Chantries Hill Circular

Chantries Hill and the North Downs Way to St Martha's Church (viewpoint). Albery for lunch, returning via mixed woods and the tranquil Wey navigation to Guildford.

Mottisfont Abbey SWC Walk 58 Mottisfont and Dunbridge to Romsey taken by Karen C.

Mottisfont Abbey

SWC Walk 58 Mottisfont and Dunbridge to Romsey taken by Karen C.

28-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Mottisfont to Romsey

Mottisfont Abbey Gardens, West Hampshire Chalk Downs, Dun & Test Valleys and the picturesque market town of Romsey

CIMG7649 The River Darent at dusk

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The River Darent at dusk

30-Nov-16 • Sean O'Neill

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Eynsford Circular

A contrast between hidden valleys in the North Downs and the Darent Valley Path through three interesting villages.

Looking back to Birling Gap Eastbourne to East Dean walk

Looking back to Birling Gap

Eastbourne to East Dean walk

23-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Eastbourne to East Dean

Coastal walk via Eastbourne's promenade, Beachy Head and the 7 Sisters, then inland over the downs to East Dean. Return by bus.

Sonning Lock Reading to Henley walk

Sonning Lock

Reading to Henley walk

11-Mar-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Reading to Henley

A pretty stretch of the Thames towpath

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23-Sep-08 • Andrew Murphy

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Lymington to Barton-on-Sea

Easy coastal walk along the Solent Way with views towards the Isle of Wight. Return by bus.

1007100005 Statue of Churchill, Westerham Green

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Statue of Churchill, Westerham Green

10-Jul-10 • Sean O'Neill

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Oxted Circular

The Greensand Hills on the Surrey/Kent border to Westerham, with an optional extension via Chartwell.

DSCF2055 Belted Galloway on Headley Heath

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Belted Galloway on Headley Heath

13-Oct-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Box Hill Circular via Mickleham

A fairly strenuous walk in a beautiful part of the North Downs.

Seafront near Rottingdean

Seafront near Rottingdean

13-Jan-12 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Southease to Rottingdean or Brighton

The flat, open Ouse valley to Rodmell and Kingston, then an open chalk ridge to Rottingdean and Brighton.

Eastbourne Pier SWC Walk 66 - Eastbourne to Hastings via Bexhill

Eastbourne Pier

SWC Walk 66 - Eastbourne to Hastings via Bexhill

28-Feb-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Eastbourne to Hastings via Bexhill

Flat coastal walk along the south coast past busy sea front promenades and quiet beaches.

Stonehenge from footpath along northerly side SWC 67 Salisbury to Amesbury (via Stonehenge)

Stonehenge from footpath along northerly side

SWC 67 Salisbury to Amesbury (via Stonehenge)

18-Jun-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Salisbury to Amesbury via Stonehenge

A walk up the Avon valley with a magical approach to Stonehenge

Farm House in Rape Oilseed Field, from Locksash Lane SWC Walk Rowlands Castle Circular

Farm House in Rape Oilseed Field, from Locksash Lane

SWC Walk Rowlands Castle Circular

14-May-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Rowlands Castle Circular

A demanding walk, first through park- and woodland, then through the remote westerly valleys of the South Downs

Old St. Lawrence's Church, Ayot St. Lawrence SWC 69 - Welwyn Garden City Circular

Old St. Lawrence's Church, Ayot St. Lawrence

SWC 69 - Welwyn Garden City Circular

11-Sep-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Welwyn Circular

An easy walk through Hertfordshire countryside, visiting Ayot St Lawrence and an ivied Gothic ruin of a church.

21 My private beach

21 My private beach

14-May-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Hunstanton to Cromer

A quiet coastal path with wide beaches, sand dunes, salt and freshwater marshes, nature reserves, barrier islands, and lots of birds.

Sandown aka Lake beach looking north

Sandown

aka Lake beach looking north

06-May-08 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Lake to Ryde

The north east section of the coastal path: cliffs, Victorian promenades, and a quiet harbour.

CIMG8207 Yarmouth Harbour

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Yarmouth Harbour

20-Jul-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Yarmouth Circular

The Isle of Wight coastal path, Tennyson Down, a nature reserve, and a disused railway.

Sandbanks Branksome to Swanage walk

Sandbanks

Branksome to Swanage walk

09-Sep-18 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Branksome to Swanage or Corfe Castle

Lovely coastal walk via a busy prom, a short ferry crossing, the start the South West Coast Path, Studland Bay (a sandy beach), Old Harry (cliffs) to a seaside resort or ridge walk to Corfe Castle. Return by bus.

Highcliffe Beach Barton to Bournemouth walk

Highcliffe Beach

Barton to Bournemouth walk

23-Jul-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Bournemouth to Barton-on-Sea

A coastal walk along the Bournemouth promenade past Hengistbury Head, with a ferry crossing and some hidden beaches.

Worbarrow Bay

Worbarrow Bay

16-Aug-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Wareham to Lulworth Cove

Heathland to Corfe Castle, a great ridge walk, the ghost town of Tyneham, the rollercoaster South West Coast Path, and Lulworth Cove

Chapman's Pool Wareham to Kingston walk

Chapman's Pool

Wareham to Kingston walk

31-Jul-21 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Wareham to Swanage or Kingston

Heathland, Corfe's ruined castle (NT), either south to the sea at Chapman's Pool or west along a spectacular ridge to the sea and Swanage.

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17-Nov-08 • Andrew Murphy

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Weymouth via Isle of Portland Circular

Weymouth's harbour, the South West Coast Path, a disused railway path, industrial archaeology and a grandstand view of the Devon and Dorset coast.

DSCF0986 Converted oast house, Salmans Manor

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Converted oast house, Salmans Manor

19-Jun-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Cowden to Hever

A contrast between a remote part of the Weald and three attractive and popular Kent villages.

Oak near Ide Hill Edenbridge to Westerham walk

Oak near Ide Hill

Edenbridge to Westerham walk

21-Apr-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Edenbridge to Westerham

A slow climb from Eden Valley to the Greensand Ridge and the High Chart, via Chartwell (NT, Churchill's Home) and Emmetts Garden (NT).

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Bluebell wood

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07-May-06 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Staplehurst to Headcorn or Cranbrook

An easy walk through fields in the Kentish Weald, with some fine bluebell woods en route, and an option to visit Sissinghurst Gardens (NT).

Chenies celandine wood

Chenies celandine wood

01-May-13 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Chorleywood to Chesham

The Chess Valley, one of the most beautiful and tranquil parts of the Chiltern Hills, yet never more than a couple of kilometres from the Metropolitan Line. The walk dips in and out of the valley, with a number of fine panoramic views

Down House This is Charles Darwin's house and is now a museum. Time Out Country Walks - free walks 82 Hayes to Knockholt

Down House

This is Charles Darwin's house and is now a museum. Time Out Country Walks - free walks 82 Hayes to Knockholt

06-Feb-11 • msganching on Flickr

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Hayes to Knockholt

Close to London, this walk in north-west Kent is entirely rural, traversing fields, woods and valleys in London's 'Green Belt'. It passes Charles Darwin's home, Down House (EH)

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Heath Pond

11-Nov-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Blackwater to Wokingham

A varied walk starting alongside the River Blackwater and taking in meadows, lakes, mixed woodland, pasture and fruit farms before finishing at an attractive market town.

The canal in the afternoon, winter Hook to Winchfield walk

The canal in the afternoon, winter

Hook to Winchfield walk

21-Jan-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Hook to Winchfield

The River Whitewater and some rural stretches of the Basingstoke Canal, passing the ruins of a medieval castle and visiting an attractive Hampshire town.

Pen Y Fan and Corn Du from Storey Arms

A classic, and very popular, short walk climbing up to the two highest peaks in the Brecon Beacons along an engineered path.

Picws Du, from Fan Foel SWC Walk 86 Fan Brycheiniog and Fan Foel (The Black Mountain)

Picws Du, from Fan Foel

SWC Walk 86 Fan Brycheiniog and Fan Foel (The Black Mountain)

11-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Black Mountain from Glyntawe

A strenuous start then easy route finding along a glacial ridge through wild upland scenery to one of the highest peaks in the Brecon Beacons National Park with spectacular views.

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Worms Head from Rhossili Down

29-Aug-16 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Rhossili via Llangennith Circular

A gentle walk, up to then along the downs overlooking a stunning beach with wide ranging sea views, and back along the beach itself.

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01-Jan-09 • Andrew Murphy

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Rhossili via Worms Head Circular

A gentle cliff top headland walk a dramatic extension - a classic walk out to 2 small islands cut off at high tide, with stunning views of Rhossili beach.

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09-Apr-11 • Andrew Murphy

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Llanmadoc via Whiteford Sands Circular

Out through NT pine forest with salt marsh views to a lighthouse, back along sand dunes and a remote beach.

The Seven Sisters from Seaford Head Berwick to Seaford walk

The Seven Sisters from Seaford Head

Berwick to Seaford walk

09-Jul-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Berwick to Seaford

The South Downs : Windover and 'High and Over' Hills, and picturesque Alfriston. Can be extended with a chalk cliff coastal walk to Seaford.

Big fields Baldock Circular

Big fields

Baldock Circular

10-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Baldock Circular

A flat walk across vast Hertfordshire farmland fields in an area filled with clues to Britain’s Iron Age and Roman past. Follows part of the Icknield Way.

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Rock Inn, Hoath Corner

19-Jun-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Leigh and Penshurst

The Eden valley, Penshurst Place and a rural pub for lunch.

White Cliffs of... SWC Walk 93 - North Downs Way: Sandling to Folkestone or Dover

White Cliffs of...

SWC Walk 93 - North Downs Way: Sandling to Folkestone or Dover

11-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sandling to Folkestone or Dover

A dramatic ridge walk along the North Downs Way, overlooking the English Channel.

First hint of Autumn Watton-at-Stone Circular

First hint of Autumn

Watton-at-Stone Circular

17-Oct-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Watton-at-Stone Circular

The rolling hills of Hertfordshire, the River Beane, and Watton.

Panorama just after lunch Buxted Circular walk

Panorama just after lunch

Buxted Circular walk

06-May-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Buxted Circular

A gentle walk through the Weald to Poundgate, with some nice views of the Weald and the distant South Downs.

Ash Vale Circular via North Downs Way

A circular walk starting and ending in the rarely visited Ash Ranges and including a section of the North Downs Way through the attractive village of Puttenham.

Steventon sign Overton Circular walk

Steventon sign

Overton Circular walk

09-Feb-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Overton Circular

North Hampshire hills and Jane Austen's literary landscape

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30-Jun-10 • Andrew Murphy

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Walton-on-the-Naze Circular

Coastal walk from a faded grandeur Victorian seaside resort with pier to a fast eroding, fossil rich headland and a sand spit. Return along the beach or salt marsh sea wall.

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10-Jul-10 • Andrew Murphy

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Weymouth to Lulworth Cove

Weymouth Bay, then a dramatic cliff walk past small beaches, then higher cliffs past Durdle Door (stack) to Lulworth Cove

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New bridge at South Stoke

19-Jul-10 • Sean O'Neill

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Arundel Circular

A walk in the low hills around the River Arun, returning through an attractive old town with a castle and cathedral.

Botany Bay

Botany Bay

31-Aug-18 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Ramsgate to Margate

Easy coastal walk with fine cliff top views, 3 classic seaside resorts, and a number of stunning sandy bays and coves that make it a great swimming walk

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13-Aug-10 • Andrew Murphy

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Snowdon

A beginners guide to safely climbing the highest mountain in England and Wales.

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12-Aug-10 • Andrew Murphy

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Newborough Warren Circular

Remote coastal walk with sand dunes, beaches, pine forests and salt marsh - ideal for rest day, or when there is bad weather on the tops.

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Tyred tiles

Well, semi-engineering bricks really

17-Feb-18 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Ealing Broadway Circular

The green spaces of West London, including The Grand Union Canal, Boston Manor, Syon House, The Thames towpath, Kew Gardens, and Gunnersbury Park.

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12-Jan-13 • rozowamyszka on Flickr

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Cambridge via Grantchester Circular

Cambridge and its Colleges, Grantchester, Trumpington and the University Botanic Gardens

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Autumn colours in Warehorne

06-Nov-10 • Sean O'Neill

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Ham Street to Appledore

A walk full of historical interest in the low hills around Romney Marsh.

Ash to Brookwood

Ash Ranges and Brookwood Cemetery

Burgess Hill to Hassocks View of water tower from path over railway near Burgess Hill. D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

Burgess Hill to Hassocks

View of water tower from path over railway near Burgess Hill. D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

01-Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Burgess Hill to Hassocks

A long almost circular walk via the Sussex Border Path, Sussex Villages, and the South Downs Way ridge from Ditchling Beacon to Wolstonbury Hill

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Winter sunshine on Highams Wood, near Forest Row

28-Jan-11 • Sean O'Neill

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Eridge to Forest Row and East Grinstead

Along the High Weald Landscape Trail to some attractive villages in the upper Medway Valley.

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Heather on Ashdown Forest

13-Aug-16 • Sean O'Neill

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Ashurst to Forest Row and East Grinstead

A long walk through Pooh country with far-reaching views from the top of Ashdown Forest.

Park Wood, Bench and View on North Downs Way SWC Walk 111 Caterham to Knockholt (North Downs Way)

Park Wood, Bench and View on North Downs Way

SWC Walk 111 Caterham to Knockholt (North Downs Way)

29-Aug-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Caterham to Knockholt

The North Downs Way through woods with fine views - and within Zone 6 (some road noise). Long, with shorter options. Return by bus.

Skies over the Weald (Stonegate to Robertsbridge) Kipling's manor.

Skies over the Weald (Stonegate to Robertsbridge)

Kipling's manor.

10-Jan-15 • anon_e on Flickr

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Stonegate to Robertsbridge

The High Weald, Kipling’s home, and panoramic views

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Smallhythe Place

23-Mar-11 • Sean O'Neill

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Tenterden to Rye

A varied landscape between two interesting Cinque Port towns, from the low hills of the eastern High Weald almost to the coast.

View from One Tree Hill towards Canvey Island SWC Walk 114 Laindon Circular

View from One Tree Hill towards Canvey Island

SWC Walk 114 Laindon Circular

09-Oct-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Laindon Circular

Essex Hills, wooded Nature Reserves and panoramic Thames Valley Views

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Moreton-in-Marsh Circular

28-Aug-11 • moontiger on Flickr

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Moreton-in-Marsh Circular

Peaceful walk through the gentle hills of the Cotswolds with great views and charming honey colored villages

Picnic spot on Wicken Water, Arkesden SWC Walk 116 Wendens Ambo [Audley End station] Circular

Picnic spot on Wicken Water, Arkesden

SWC Walk 116 Wendens Ambo [Audley End station] Circular

27-Feb-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wendens Ambo Circular

North West Essex hills and pretty villages

Kennet Valley and Hampshire Downs, from Wooten's SWC Walk 117 Aldermaston to Woolhampton (via Stanford Dingley)

Kennet Valley and Hampshire Downs, from Wooten's

SWC Walk 117 Aldermaston to Woolhampton (via Stanford Dingley)

23-Feb-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Stanford Dingley

Quiet and scenic West Berkshire Downs: woodlands, fields, commons, chalk stream valleys, heathland, finish along a canal or through parkland.

Ely Cathedral from River Great Ouse, near Cuckoo Bridge SWC Walk 118 Ely Circular (off-route off the Ely Extension)

Ely Cathedral from River Great Ouse, near Cuckoo Bridge

SWC Walk 118 Ely Circular (off-route off the Ely Extension)

12-Sep-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Ely Circular

An easy walk through open Fenland, The River Great Ouse, 'big' skies, tree-lined farm tracks, historic Ely Cathedral and a quayside stroll at the end

Looking back to Abbotsbury

Looking back to Abbotsbury

19-May-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Osmington or Dorchester to Abbotsbury

Long ridge walk with stunning views over Purbeck, the Isle of Portland, Chesil beach and Lyme bay. Travel by bus.

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Climbers at Harrison's Rocks

25-Apr-11 • Sean O'Neill

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Eridge Circular

A heritage railway, a nature reserve and massive sandstone outcrops in the High Weald.

Wood anemones just after Fordwich

Wood anemones just after Fordwich

04-May-13 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Canterbury Circular via Bekesbourne and Sturry

Ancient villages, churches and pubs in a classic Kent landscape

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photo from walk

13-Oct-16 • hikinginlondon on Flickr

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Central London Circular

Urban walk through Central London - passes many famous tourist sites

Foreland Point, Lynmouth and Watersmeet Circular

2 short circular walks 1) East along the South West Coast Path past Foreland Point 2) Along the narrow, steep sided River Lyn gorge to picturesque Watersmeet (NT)

Heddon's Mouth Circular

Short walk to Heddon's Beach, and along the South West Coast Path from a remote country pub. Travel by car only.

Minehead to Porlock

SWCP Day 1 - Gentle introduction to the coast path, with rugged and tea room options.

Calais Walking Guide

8 walks between 5 and 16 miles in the Calais area suitable for day trips by ferry.

Wandsdyke in the evening sun SWC Walk 127 Pewsey Circular

Wandsdyke in the evening sun

SWC Walk 127 Pewsey Circular

26-Sep-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pewsey Circular

North Wessex Downs and the Vale of Pewsey

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Petworth House from Upper Pond

08-Sep-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Pulborough to Petworth

Across the Arun valley and Greensand Hills to an attractive town with one of the National Trust's finest properties.

Sunset at Birling Gap Berwick to Birling Gap walk

Sunset at Birling Gap

Berwick to Birling Gap walk

24-Aug-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Berwick to Birling Gap

via Wilmington, Jevington and Flagstaff point

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Audley End House

18-Aug-16 • Sean O'Neill

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Great Chesterford to Newport

Through rolling hills and river valleys to the historic market town of Saffron Walden and one of Britain's finest stately homes.

Pewley Down Guildford to Gomshall and Guildford to Horsley walks

Pewley Down

Guildford to Gomshall and Guildford to Horsley walks

18-Feb-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Guildford to Horsley

Viewpoints on the North Downs ridge

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Through Stumblewood Common

23-Sep-11 • Sean O'Neill

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Horsted Keynes Circular

A varied walk from the deep wooded valleys of the High Weald to the elevated heathland of Ashdown Forest, with a section alongside the Bluebell Railway. Travel by bus.

Slough to Egham via Windsor Great Park

An introductory walk passing Windsor Castle with lots of history, deer, pheasants, and the Royal Landscape.

Approaching Rottingdean Lewes to Brighton via Rottingdean walk

Approaching Rottingdean

Lewes to Brighton via Rottingdean walk

19-Jul-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Lewes to Brighton via Rottingdean

The less-frequented heart of the South Downs to Rottingdean, with a pleasant walk along the promenade into Brighton to finish

Staffhurst Wood Oxted to Lingfield walk

Staffhurst Wood

Oxted to Lingfield walk

17-Apr-22 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Oxted to Lingfield

A short climb over the Greensand Hills followed by a gentle walk across the Low Weald, with a fine bluebell wood at its centre.

Ash Vale to Worplesdon

The Basingstoke Canal, Ash Ranges (Remote, hilly MOD land with unrestricted access), Cobbett Hill and Whitmoor Common.

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Iguanodon, Crystal Palace Park

21-Jan-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Crystal Palace to Forest Hill

Short surburban London walk with plenty of interesting and unusual features.

On the escarpment after lunch Chilham Circular walk

On the escarpment after lunch

Chilham Circular walk

22-Nov-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Chilham Circular

A climb into the Kentish Downs and a descent to two historic houses.

View towards Mickleham, Juniper Top SWC Walk 139 Tadworth Circular via Headley Heath and Box Hill

View towards Mickleham, Juniper Top

SWC Walk 139 Tadworth Circular via Headley Heath and Box Hill

27-Feb-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Tadworth via Headley Heath and Box Hill Circular

Mixed open and wooded chalk downland with several viewpoints close to London

Boddington Hill Iron Age Hillfort Site, from the Ridgeway SWC Walk 140a Wendover to Great Missenden

Boddington Hill Iron Age Hillfort Site, from the Ridgeway

SWC Walk 140a Wendover to Great Missenden

09-Dec-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wendover Circular via The Lee and Swan Bottom

Along the Ridgeway through the Chiltern Hills and through many splendid woodlands, a conservation village and idyllic Lee Common

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A Bluebell Railway train chugs by

06-Apr-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Haywards Heath Circular via Lindfield

A gently undulating walk in the low hills around the Ouse Valley.

Porlock to Lynton

SWCP Day 2 - Spectacular and remote coastal walk.

Lynton to Combe Martin

SWCP Day 3 - Spectacular and remote coastal walk with a nice lunch pub

Boardwalk in Pudmore Pond Area, Thursley Common SWC Walk 144 Haslemere to Farnham - Thursley Common Extension (Pudmore Pond Extension-within-the-Extension)

Boardwalk in Pudmore Pond Area, Thursley Common

SWC Walk 144 Haslemere to Farnham - Thursley Common Extension (Pudmore Pond Extension-within-the-Extension)

25-Feb-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere to Farnham

A wooded ridge, Temple of the Four Winds, Gibbet Hill, Devil's Punch Bowl, Highcomb Bottom, Thursley & Hankley Commons, Atlantic Wall, River Wey, Waverley Abbey's ruins

Gorse in full flower - near Thursley Ulex europaeus

Gorse in full flower - near Thursley

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05-Jan-19 • stephenmid on Flickr

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Witley to Haslemere via Thursley, Surrey Hills

Greensand Way Stage 1 : Gibbet Hill, Devil's Punch Bowl and Hindhead Common

Witley to Ewhurst

Greensand Way Stage 2 : The Surrey Hills : the Wey Valley, and remote villages

Gomshall to Dorking

Greensand Way Stage 3 : The Surrey Hills : Holmbury Hill and Leith Hill

Buttercup meadow, Tandridge Earlswood to Otford walk

Buttercup meadow, Tandridge

Earlswood to Otford walk

27-May-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Earlswood to Oxted

Greensand Way Stage 5 : A gentle ridge walk through a quiet part of Surrey. Regularly spaced pubs.

Hurst Green to Sevenoaks

The best of the Greensand Way - a traverse of the Chart Hills. Toy's Hill, Ide Hill, Chartwell (NT), and an extension to Knole Park (NT)

Boughton Monchelsea church

Boughton Monchelsea church

25-Apr-15 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Yalding to Sutton Valence

Greensand Way Stage 8 - fine views from a gentle ridge and excellent pubs en-route

Orchard Sutton Valence to Pluckley

Orchard

Sutton Valence to Pluckley

16-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Harrietsham or Sutton Valence to Pluckley

Greensand Way Stage 9 - fine views from a gentle ridge, orchards and nice pubs

Hothfield Bogs and Ponies SWC Walk 152 - Pluckley to Ashford (Greensand Way Stage 10)

Hothfield Bogs and Ponies

SWC Walk 152 - Pluckley to Ashford (Greensand Way Stage 10)

27-Nov-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pluckley to Ashford

Greensand Way Stage 10 - pretty orchards and woods, commons with a bog, Godinton Park, then the Great Stour River into Ashford

Buxford Fish Pass SWC Walk 153 - Ashford to Ham Street (Greensand Way Stage 11)

Buxford Fish Pass

SWC Walk 153 - Ashford to Ham Street (Greensand Way Stage 11)

01-Dec-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Ashford to Ham Street

Greensand Way Stage 11 - the Great Stour River out of Ashford, new housing and a landfill, then pretty through pastures and Ham Street Woods NNR

See the Sea through Sand Dunes in Camber SWC 154 - Rye to Dungeness and Lydd-on-Sea or Lydd or Circular

See the Sea through Sand Dunes in Camber

SWC 154 - Rye to Dungeness and Lydd-on-Sea or Lydd or Circular

11-Nov-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Rye, Dungeness and Lydd-on-Sea

Interesting coastal walk past sand dune and an army range to an eerie shingle landscape with a nuclear power station. Travel by bus

On the downs after lunch Petersfield to Cocking walk

On the downs after lunch

Petersfield to Cocking walk

16-Jul-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Petersfield to Cocking

Follows the South Downs Way along the crest of the South Downs with good 360 degree views throughout.

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04-Jun-12 • Andrew Murphy

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Seaton to Lyme Regis via the Undercliff

Jungle like walk through the Axmouth / Lyme Regis undercliff, with sea views at the start and finish

Backview from Mark's Farm towards Rettendon SWC Walk 157 - Wickford to Battlesbridge or South Woodham Ferrers [Battlesbridge Ending]

Backview from Mark's Farm towards Rettendon

SWC Walk 157 - Wickford to Battlesbridge or South Woodham Ferrers [Battlesbridge Ending]

27-May-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wickford to Battlesbridge

Grassy fields, quiet lanes, a smattering of woods, Hanningfield Reservoir Nature Reserve and the tidal River Crouch.

St. Mary's Church, Buttsbury SWC Walk 158 - Ingatestone to Battlesbridge or Wickford

St. Mary's Church, Buttsbury

SWC Walk 158 - Ingatestone to Battlesbridge or Wickford

23-May-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Ingatestone to Battlesbridge

The Wid Valley and the Wid itself, Hanningfield Reservoir Nature Reserve and the Crouch Valley via a mix of woods and fields.

Stile in Hedge Gap SWC Walk 159 South Woodham Ferrers to North Fambridge

Stile in Hedge Gap

SWC Walk 159 South Woodham Ferrers to North Fambridge

05-Oct-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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South Woodham Ferrers to North Fambridge

Varied walk out of the Crouch valley through undulating parts of Essex with a serene riverside finish, passing RHS Garden Hyde Hall, some woods and vineyards.

Farnham to Blackwater

Farnham Park, Caesar’s Camp, Beacon Hill, Bourley Reservoirs, Gelvert Stream, Fleet Pond, Foxlease Meadows and Hawley Common

Hagley to Barnt Green via the Clent Hills

Ridge walk over the North Worcestershire Hills via a 1,000 feet summit. Shorter circular walk option via some nice pubs. Handy for Birmingham/the M5

Sunset, Burnham-on-Crouch SWC Walk 162 North Fambridge to Burnham-on-Crouch

Sunset, Burnham-on-Crouch

SWC Walk 162 North Fambridge to Burnham-on-Crouch

15-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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North Fambridge to Burnham-on-Crouch

Follow the tidal River Crouch eastwards towards the North Sea atop the sea wall. Wide open and scenic countryside, mudflats, creeks, rich bird life, sailing boats and marinas.

Trees and stream Brockenhurst Circular

Trees and stream

Brockenhurst Circular

30-Sep-12 • moontiger on Flickr

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Brockenhurst Circular

The New Forest - A mix of dense and more open woods.

Large Reclining Figure (1984) [II] SWC Walk 164 Roydon to Sawbridgeworth via Henry Moore Foundation

Large Reclining Figure (1984) [II]

SWC Walk 164 Roydon to Sawbridgeworth via Henry Moore Foundation

30-Aug-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Roydon to Sawbridgeworth

Open countryside with wheat fields, woods and waterways; stretches of the River Ash in the morning and the Stort Navigation near the end. Passes Henry Moore Foundation.

Thundridge Old Church SWC Walk 165 - St. Margarets Circular

Thundridge Old Church

SWC Walk 165 - St. Margarets Circular

08-Nov-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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St Margarets Circular

Quiet rolling Hertfordshire countryside, a haunted, ruined church and long stretches in scenic river valleys.

The Broomway at Wakering Stairs The start of the Broomway as it heads out onto Maplin Sands.

The Broomway at Wakering Stairs

The start of the Broomway as it heads out onto Maplin Sands.

18-May-14 • JonCombe on Flickr

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The Broomway and Foulness Island

Fabled tidal road off the coast off Essex across Maplin Sands to Foulness Island.

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chichester-canal-towpath

17-May-16 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Chichester to West Wittering and East Head

A quiet canal, the shoreline of Chichester Harbour, West Wittering beach, and East Head spit. Return by bus.

More Boardwalks in Broxbourne Wood SWC Walk 168 Broxbourne Circular

More Boardwalks in Broxbourne Wood

SWC Walk 168 Broxbourne Circular

21-Feb-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Broxbourne Circular

Along the New River and up through the Spital Brook valley into Broxbourne Woods National Nature Reserve and an assortment of ancient, diverse and wild woods.

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SDC11526

sea view from the coast path

23-Jun-12 • Andrew Murphy

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Hastings Circular via Fairlight Glen Beach

Hilly cliff top path via remote Fairlight Glen naturist beach to Fireheights. Return by the same path, a gentler inland route, or along the seashore

Thames Valley Upstream, from Hartslock Nature Reserve SWC Walk 170 Pangbourne Circular via Goring-on-Thames [Hartslock Nature Reserve Extension]

Thames Valley Upstream, from Hartslock Nature Reserve

SWC Walk 170 Pangbourne Circular via Goring-on-Thames [Hartslock Nature Reserve Extension]

26-Oct-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pangbourne via Goring Circular

Part-wooded ridges above the Thames Valley to lunch in Goring, shorter return along the Thames through meadows

Goring to Wantage

A ridge walk over open downland with good views along a neolithic trail to an ancient hill fort. Very long or short option. Return by bus.

CIMG9953 Rainham Marshes

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Rainham Marshes

22-Feb-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Rainham to Purfleet via RSPB Rainham Marshes

An easy birdwatching walk in Outer East London along an atmospheric section of the Thames Path via the RSPB reserve at Rainham marshes.

CIMG3869 Darnley Mausoleum

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Darnley Mausoleum

07-Sep-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Meopham to Rochester

Ancient woodland, landscaped parkland and a nature reserve on the Kent Downs to a riverside town full of historical interest.

CIMG4447 Ardingly Reservoir

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Ardingly Reservoir

14-Oct-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Haywards Heath to Balcombe via Ardingly

An undulating High Weald walk with a contrasting section alongside Ardingly Reservoir.

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Ockhams pond

11-Dec-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Hever to Ashurst

A surprisingly remote part of the High Weald on the Kent/East Sussex border.

Along the Canal Banbury to King Sutton (Canal Route)

Along the Canal

Banbury to King Sutton (Canal Route)

24-Aug-18 • moontiger on Flickr

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Kings Sutton Circular

A leisurely stroll through Northamptonshire with ample refreshment.

CIMG6763 White horse, Mugswell

CIMG6763

White horse, Mugswell

26-May-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Chipstead to Kingswood

Ancient woodland, open downs and farmland in London's Green Belt.

Pond near the start Oxshott to Ashtead walk

Pond near the start

Oxshott to Ashtead walk

26-Nov-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Oxshott to Ashtead

The River Mole and the heaths, commons and woods of metropolitan Surrey. Including Oxshott Heath, Esher Common, Prince’s Coverts, Ashtead and Epsom Commons.

Distant ships and sun, Southsea Portsmouth to Hayling Island walk

Distant ships and sun, Southsea

Portsmouth to Hayling Island walk

20-Jan-18 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Portsmouth to Havant via Hayling Island

Portsmouth Harbour, Southsea promenade, Eastney Beach, a ferry to Hayling Island, quiet beaches. Either continue to Eaststoke Point, or head inland along a disused railway path alongside Langstone Harbour.

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IMG 3813

18-Mar-15 • Andrew Murphy

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Southbourne to Emsworth via Thorney Island

Easy coastal walk around Thorney Island in Chichester's tidal harbour.

The Caburn (Iron Age Hill Fort) from route along Saxon Down SWC Walk 181 - Lewes to Seaford via West Firle

The Caburn (Iron Age Hill Fort) from route along Saxon Down

SWC Walk 181 - Lewes to Seaford via West Firle

17-Feb-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Lewes to Seaford via West Firle

Glorious ramble over the South Downs to the sea covering areas less frequently walked

Cow with Meon Valley behind Winchester to West Meon walk

Cow with Meon Valley behind

Winchester to West Meon walk

28-Jan-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Winchester to West Meon or Hinton Ampner

Historic Winchester and the South Downs Way. Shorter (via Hinton Ampner NT) and longer (Beacon Hill, and a railway path) options. Return by bus.

Old Winchester Hill (Ditch, Bank and Barrows) from across the coombe SWC Walk 183 - South Downs Way Section 2: West Meon to Petersfield

Old Winchester Hill (Ditch, Bank and Barrows) from across the coombe

SWC Walk 183 - South Downs Way Section 2: West Meon to Petersfield

07-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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West Meon to Petersfield

A railway path, The South Downs Way, Old Winchester Hill, Butser Hill, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Buriton and The Hangers Way.

Frensham Great Pond SWC Walk 184 - Bentley to Farnham

Frensham Great Pond

SWC Walk 184 - Bentley to Farnham

14-Jun-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Bentley to Farnham

Alice Holt Ancient Forest, Surrey Hills, Scotch Pine Forest, and remote heather filled heathland, Frensham Great and Little Ponds (swimming)

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Silent Pool

24-Jul-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Guildford Circular via Albury Park

The North Downs ridge, a haunted pool, unusual churches and traces of an industrial era in the Tillingbourne valley.

Bath Circular via 2 Tunnels and a Canal

Walk/Cycle route via a disused railway, Devonshire and Combe Down tunnels, Tucking Mill Viaduct, the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath, Dundas Aqueduct, and historic Bath

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SDC11289

24-Jan-12 • Andrew Murphy

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The 7 Hanging Valleys Karst Limestone Coast

Spectacular (but gentle) cliff top coastal swimming walk with karst limestone scenery - arches, stacks, blow holes, coves, headlands, and sandy beaches

Red deer male and harem Richmond Park, London

Red deer male and harem

Richmond Park, London

09-Oct-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Richmond Circular

Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Richmond Park and the River Thames.

Delphiniums near Sheepcote Woods SWC Walk 189 Beeches Way: West Drayton to Cookham

Delphiniums near Sheepcote Woods

SWC Walk 189 Beeches Way: West Drayton to Cookham

12-Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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West Drayton to Cookham

Lowland heaths and mature woodland close to London. Can be done as 2 shorter walks.

View across the Thame Valley, from near Albury SWC Walk 190 - Thame Circular

View across the Thame Valley, from near Albury

SWC Walk 190 - Thame Circular

15-May-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Thame Circular

Scenic ramble through quiet villages in the Thame Valley on the Oxon/Bucks border, north of the Chilterns.

View from Chilton House SWC Walk 191a Haddenham Circular (w/o Brill)

View from Chilton House

SWC Walk 191a Haddenham Circular (w/o Brill)

30-Jan-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haddenham Circular via Brill

Strenuous walk linking several hill top villages in the rolling landscape of the north westerly Aylesbury Vale, with splendid views throughout.

Waddesdon Manor Haddenham to Aylesbury via Waddesdon walk

Waddesdon Manor

Haddenham to Aylesbury via Waddesdon walk

24-Jul-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Haddenham to Aylesbury via Waddesdon

Tranquil stretches of the Thame Valley, combined with a few energetic climbs and long passages through two magnificent Rothschild estates.

Dinton Hall, from footpath to the SE SWC Walk 193 Haddenham to Aylesbury (via Gibraltar and Ford)

Dinton Hall, from footpath to the SE

SWC Walk 193 Haddenham to Aylesbury (via Gibraltar and Ford)

25-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haddenham to Aylesbury via Gibraltar and Ford

The scenic heart of Aylesbury Vale: picturesque hamlets in the Thame Valley, Notley Abbey, Dinton Hall and Hartwell House.

Fieldscape and Chiltern View from Aston Abbotts SWC Walk 194 Aylesbury Vale Parkway to Aylesbury

Fieldscape and Chiltern View from Aston Abbotts

SWC Walk 194 Aylesbury Vale Parkway to Aylesbury

02-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Aylesbury Vale Parkway to Aylesbury

Quiet hill top villages in eastern Aylesbury Vale. Finishing with a long stretch along the Grand Union Canal.

Tree in Churchyard, All Saints, Wing SWC Walk Cheddington to Leighton Buzzard

Tree in Churchyard, All Saints, Wing

SWC Walk Cheddington to Leighton Buzzard

05-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Cheddington to Leighton Buzzard

Delightful hill top villages in East Bucks. Panoramic views of The Chilterns and into Aylesbury Vale.

CIMG9577 View across Eridge Old Park

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View across Eridge Old Park

19-Nov-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Wadhurst to Tunbridge Wells

Plenty of fine views on this short High Weald walk to the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

CIMG3226 Loughton Camp, Epping Forest

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Loughton Camp, Epping Forest

24-Jul-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Loughton to Epping

The ancient woodland of Epping Forest within Zone 6

Haywards Heath to Balcombe via the Ouse valley

The rolling tree clad High Wield

Elterwater circular walk

Elterwater circular walk

07-Aug-18 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Walks from Ambleside

Low to mid level walks from Ambleside in the Lake District

Berwick via Arlington Circular

Tranquil, quiet and gently undulating countryside with fine views of the downs and weald

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Horse 67 GE

Near Uckfield

21-Mar-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Uckfield via Van Hoogstraaten's Path Circular

Undulating low Weald countryside via (now peaceful) path at the centre of a right-of-way battle

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London Jan 14 2017

14-Jan-17 • seantgUK on Flickr

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Dartford to Greenhithe

Riverside walk along the banks of the Darent and the Thames with stunning views of the Dartford river crossing

Rainham to Grays

Dracula, outdoor art, concrete barges, an ace nature reserve, industrial sculpture, history and heritage, accompanied by the mighty Thames.

Aldeburgh to Saxmundham

Aldeburgh to Thorpeness seafront, an old railway trackbed, North Warren nature reserve, the Sandlings Walk to the village of Friston, and across fields to Saxmundham

Wickham Market to Aldeburgh

Blaxhall Common, Suffolk heathlands (the Sandlings), Snape Maltings for lunch, the historic Sailors’ Path along the River Alde estuary along, then either the seawall around Aldeburgh Marshes or a shortcut to seaside Aldeburgh.

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photo from walk

01-Feb-18 • hikinginlondon on Flickr

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Wimbledon Circular

Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Wimbledon Common.

Crossing the field Farningham to Sole Street walk

Crossing the field

Farningham to Sole Street walk

02-Jan-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Farningham Road to Sole Street

A walk of contrasts, urban sprawl, and then caught by what it may have been like a hundred or more years ago, coming across the Wheatsheaf pub and Chapter House Farm. Plenty of good pubs along the way.

Along Bewl Water (option b) Etchingham to Wadhurst walk

Along Bewl Water (option b)

Etchingham to Wadhurst walk

02-Jun-18 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Etchingham to Wadhurst via Ticehurst

Hilly Wealden landscapes, ancient villages and Bewl Water reservoir

Walk 209 Higham to Gravesend -Thames estuary near Cliffe Fort

Walk 209 Higham to Gravesend -Thames estuary near Cliffe Fort

12-Mar-14 • peter.boon on Flickr

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Higham to Gravesend

Birdwatching and nature walk - the Thames Estuary, Hooe Peninsular and Cliffe Pools RSPB Nature reserve.

Some Henry Moore Sculptures, visible from the Public Footpath SWC Walk 210 - Sawbridgeworth to Bishop's Stortfort (via Henry Moore Foundation)

Some Henry Moore Sculptures, visible from the Public Footpath

SWC Walk 210 - Sawbridgeworth to Bishop's Stortfort (via Henry Moore Foundation)

06-Jul-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sawbridgeworth to Bishops Stortford

Sawbridgeworth, gently rolling countryside, fields, woods and waterways, the Stort Navigation, and Bishop's Storford

Shoreham By Sea to Littlehampton

Varied coastal walk past quiet shingle beaches and the busier south coast resorts of Worthing and Littlehampton

Littlehampton to Bognor Regis

Quiet coastal walk past quiet shingle beaches and busier south coast resorts of Littlehampton and Bognor Regis

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WHCL 144

24-Apr-21 • newnumenor on Flickr

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Newhaven to Brighton and Portslade

A Victorian Fort, White Cliffs, cliff top and cliff bottom paths, Brighton's busy pier and promenade and quieter Hove

Christmas Market at RHS Gardens Wisley

Christmas Market at RHS Gardens Wisley

17-Dec-16 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Horsley to West Byfleet

Green woods and fields, the yellow scrub and heathland of Ockham Common, Wisley Common and RHS Wisley Gardens (public footpath), and a canal side pub on the Wey Navigation

CIMG0229 The Queen's House, Old Royal Naval College and Docklands

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The Queen's House, Old Royal Naval College and Docklands

21-Mar-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Blackheath to Canary Wharf

Greenwich Park with its world-famous Museums and a foot tunnel under the Thames to Canary Wharf.

Grange Barn, Coggeshall SWC Walk 216 Kelvedon Circular

Grange Barn, Coggeshall

SWC Walk 216 Kelvedon Circular

12-Apr-14 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Kelvedon Circular

Gentle Essex walk through the quiet Blackwater Valley to historic Coggeshall, with 300 listed buildings, for lunch.

Walkers in Burton Park SWC Walk 217 Midhurst Way: Arundel to Midhurst

Walkers in Burton Park

SWC Walk 217 Midhurst Way: Arundel to Midhurst

04-Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Arundel to Midhurst via Midhurst Way

Long walk though a remote and less visited part of the South Downs National Park

Black Down from Verdleyhill SWC Walk 218 Haslemere to Midhurst (The Midhurst Way)

Black Down from Verdleyhill

SWC Walk 218 Haslemere to Midhurst (The Midhurst Way)

04-Jul-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere to Midhurst via Midhurst Way

Quiet hills and forests, 2 country pubs, and Cowdray Park.

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CIMG1126

Looking down

15-May-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Hildenborough to Hadlow or Tonbridge

Gentle walk through the Kentish Weald to one of the tallest follies in Britain.

CIMG1571 All Saints church, Tudeley

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All Saints church, Tudeley

23-May-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Tonbridge Circular via Tudeley

A unique church, orchards and a country park of historical interest in the Garden of England.

CIMG2208 Leeds Castle

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Leeds Castle

02-Jul-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Hollingbourne Circular via Thurnham

A contrast between ruined castle walls on the North Downs ridge and the splendours of Leeds Castle to finish.

Robertsbridge Circular via Brightling

A walk through Jack Fuller Country

Stonor House SWC Walk 223 Henley-on-Thames Circular (via Turville) - Stonor Park Extension

Stonor House

SWC Walk 223 Henley-on-Thames Circular (via Turville) - Stonor Park Extension

14-Jun-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Henley via Turville Circular

The Midsomer Murders Walk

St Nicholas Church, Lowewr Oddington

St Nicholas Church, Lowewr Oddington

17-Aug-16 • peter.boon on Flickr

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Kingham to Moreton in Marsh via Adelstrop

A First World War Remembrance Walk

CIMG3983 Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield

CIMG3983

Holy Trinity Church, Cuckfield

07-Aug-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Wivelsfield to Haywards Heath

Fine views from the High Weald, the picturesque Sussex village of Cuckfield, and Borde Hill Garden.

CIMG4475 Salterns Marsh

CIMG4475

Salterns Marsh

21-Aug-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Brockenhurst to Lymington

A varied walk on the southern edge of the New Forest through parkland, woods, open heaths and pasture before a contrasting finish past coastal marshes.

Wickham Market to Felixstowe

Long (or 2 day) walk over farms, heathland, then along the Butley river, wild and isolated coastline, and a ferry crossing to Felixstowe.

Looking back down the hill (para 28) Totteridge Circular walk

Looking back down the hill (para 28)

Totteridge Circular walk

28-Dec-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Totteridge Circular

Meadows, woods and villages on the Northern Heights

Side Valley in Barton Hills SWC Walk 229 Leagrave to Harlington

Side Valley in Barton Hills

SWC Walk 229 Leagrave to Harlington

12-Oct-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Leagrave to Harlington

Meadows, solitary North Chiltern hills, ancient woodlands, steep chalk escarpments, 2 Neolithic hill forts, Barton Hills (chalk downs), and the hill top village of Harlington.

Valley in Sundon Hills SWC Walk 230 Harlington to Flitwick

Valley in Sundon Hills

SWC Walk 230 Harlington to Flitwick

27-Sep-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Harlington to Flitwick

Sundon Hills, the Sharpenhoe Clappers, a Neolithic hill fort, hill top lunch pub in Pulloxhill, and Flitwick ancient woodland.

Iron-Rich Stream, Flitwick Moor SWC Walk 231 Flitwick Circular

Iron-Rich Stream, Flitwick Moor

SWC Walk 231 Flitwick Circular

19-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Flitwick Circular

Tranquil Flit River, wooded fringes of Flitwick Moor, quiet villages, the De Grey Mausoleum, Wrest House and Gardens, the Greensand Ridge (views), and the heart of Flitwick Moor.

Houghton House, frontal view (II) SWC Walk 232 Lidlington to Flitwick

Houghton House, frontal view (II)

SWC Walk 232 Lidlington to Flitwick

14-Nov-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Lidlington to Flitwick

Marston Vale, the Greensand Ridge, mixed woods and open parkland, heathland, historic Ampthill, ruin of Houghton House, a narrow path through the heart of Flitwick Moor.

Main Field, Hitchin Lavender (Cadwell Farm), from bridleway north of farm SWC Walk 233 - Arlesey to Letchworth Garden City

Main Field, Hitchin Lavender (Cadwell Farm), from bridleway north of farm

SWC Walk 233 - Arlesey to Letchworth Garden City

09-Jul-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Arlesey to Letchworth Garden City

The Hiz chalk stream, the Greensand Ridge, the ‘Cathedral of the Chilterns’, a motte-and-bailey and an abandoned medieval village, the Icknield Way past a lavender farm to a Garden City.

Pegsdon Hills SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

Pegsdon Hills

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hitchin Circular

Across the most north easterly Chilterns ridge to Pegsdon Hills and Knocking Hoe NNR. A motte-and-double bailey and an abandoned medieval village and the Oughton chalk river

CIMG6337 The Chiding Stone

CIMG6337

The Chiding Stone

01-May-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Tonbridge to Penshurst

Through Haysden Country Park and along the Eden Valley Walk to Penshurst Place and Chiddingstone Castle.

CIMG5632 Hillside path near Burrs Wood

CIMG5632

Hillside path near Burrs Wood

31-Oct-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Ashurst to Eridge

A gently undulating High Weald walk in the low hills and valleys around Tunbridge Wells.

Ash Circular via the MOD Ranges

Explore the remote Ash Ranges - what Surrey should really look like! (Usually open Bank Holidays only - Check!)

CIMG5387 Straight Mile Bridge, Haysden Country Park

CIMG5387

Straight Mile Bridge, Haysden Country Park

28-Oct-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Tunbridge Wells to Hildenborough

Gentle walk via elegant Tunbridge Wells, delightful woods, the Wealdway, and Haysden County Park

Northerly View from The Trundle: Singleton and the Rother Valley through gap in South Downs main ridge SWC Walk 239 Halnaker to Chichester via Cass Sculpture Park and Goodwood

Northerly View from The Trundle: Singleton and the Rother Valley through gap in South Downs main ridge

SWC Walk 239 Halnaker to Chichester via Cass Sculpture Park and Goodwood

05-Aug-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Halnaker to Chichester via Goodwood

Scenic steep chalk downlands around the Upper Lavant Valley, the Goodwood Estate and unrivalled views from St. Roche's Hill

CIMG6713 The Long Water, Home Park

CIMG6713

The Long Water, Home Park

18-Feb-15 • Sean O'Neill

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Hampton Court Circular

Two royal parks and Britain's finest surviving Tudor building.

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Epping Forest pond bullrushes

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

23-Jan-16 • lindsay_randle on Flickr

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Leytonstone to Loughton

Epping Forest

View mid afternoon SWC Walk 242 Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford

View mid afternoon

SWC Walk 242 Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford

22-Aug-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford

The Thames Path to Wallingford, rolling hills and South Stoke, finishing along the Thames path

Follow the white arrows Going Circular via Hill Bottom

Follow the white arrows

Going Circular via Hill Bottom

02-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

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Goring Circular via Hill Bottom

Rolling Chilterns countryside, forest trails, quiet country lanes and 3 pubs

CIMG7234 Titsey Park

CIMG7234

Titsey Park

18-Mar-15 • Sean O'Neill

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Woldingham Circular via Titsey Place

Rural valleys, the North Downs and the Titsey Plantation.

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IMG 3891

28-May-15 • Andrew Murphy

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Westminster to Greenwich via the south bank

The Thames path through central London, past Tower Bridge and the regenerating East End, to historic Greenwich.

1. Weir at Bledington

1. Weir at Bledington

19-Jul-17 • peter.boon on Flickr

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Kingham to Charlbury

The Oxfordshire Way, the river Evenlode, gentle rolling hills, woods and fields that were the inspiration for Tolkien’s Hobbitshire, and 2 Cotswold villages

Wivenhoe to West Mersea or Clacton-on-Sea

Tidal river Colne to Brightlingsea. Then short ferry for coast walk to Clacton (long) or West Mersea (bus)

Descent into the Nadder Valley (with Place Farm) SWC Walk 248 Tisbury Circular via Hindon

Descent into the Nadder Valley (with Place Farm)

SWC Walk 248 Tisbury Circular via Hindon

27-Aug-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Tisbury Circular via Hindon

The Nadder Valley, picturesque villages, some dry chalky U-shaped downs of the West Wiltshire Downs, wooded ridges and one of Britain’s largest thatched buildings

Buttercups in Dinton Park SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

Buttercups in Dinton Park

SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

04-Jun-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

The Nadder Valley, Dinton Park, undulating countryside of the West Wiltshire Downs, with views to distant coombes, and the regimental Fovant Badges (large hill side figures)

Backview down Church Bottom, Prescombe Down NNR (II) SWC Walk 250 Tisbury Circular via Alvediston

Backview down Church Bottom, Prescombe Down NNR (II)

SWC Walk 250 Tisbury Circular via Alvediston

05-Sep-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Tisbury Circular via Alvediston

An Iron Age hill fort, pretty coombes, and plenty ascent: the Vale of Wardour and West Wiltshire Downs AONB with views to the Cranborne Chase and all the way to the coast

White Sheet Hill from the Wessex Ridgeway SWC Walk 251 Tisbury Circular via Ludwell and Berwick St. John

White Sheet Hill from the Wessex Ridgeway

SWC Walk 251 Tisbury Circular via Ludwell and Berwick St. John

03-Sep-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Tisbury Circular via Ludwell

The Upper Nadder Valley (Wiltshire Downs), Wardour Park and its ruined Castle, steep ascents to Win Green and White Sheet hills and Chalke Valley.

Old Wardour Castle from Ticket Office SWC Walk 252 Tisbury Circular via Donhead St. Andrew

Old Wardour Castle from Ticket Office

SWC Walk 252 Tisbury Circular via Donhead St. Andrew

29-Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Tisbury Circular via Donhead St. Andrew

The Vale of Wardour in the Wiltshire Downs AONB. Wardour Park, Nadder Head, a neolithic hill fort, Barkers hill, Old Wardour Castle. Long and shorter version.

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Leeds Castle

04-Jun-15 • Sean O'Neill

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Hollingbourne Circular via Hucking

An attractive woodland estate at the top of the North Downs and a circuit through the grounds of Leeds Castle to finish.

Salisbury Cathedral across the Water Meadows SWC Walk 254 Salisbury Circular

Salisbury Cathedral across the Water Meadows

SWC Walk 254 Salisbury Circular

01-Aug-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Salisbury Circular

Gentle start via historic Salisbury, the Chalke Valley, pretty villages. Strenuous afternoon via the Downs, a Roman Road, and a noted Water Meadows view of the Cathedral

Avebury Standing Stones, SW quartile SWC Walk 255 Pewsey Circular via Avebury

Avebury Standing Stones, SW quartile

SWC Walk 255 Pewsey Circular via Avebury

08-Aug-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pewsey Circular via Avebury

Long walk over Wiltshire downs to Avebury World Heritage Site

Walk 256 Kemble circular- SWC Expeditionary Group

Walk 256 Kemble circular- SWC Expeditionary Group

14-Aug-16 • peter.boon on Flickr

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Kemble Circular

The source of the Thames, an overgrown canal, quiet tracks, a pretty village, and the Thames path

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The Pergola

21-Jul-15 • Sean O'Neill

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Highgate to Hampstead

A varied walk through the green spaces of London's ‘Northern Heights’, with some panoramic views of the city.

Concord Beach Paddling Pool on hot summer's day SWC Walk 258 Benfleet Circular (via Canvey Island)

Concord Beach Paddling Pool on hot summer's day

SWC Walk 258 Benfleet Circular (via Canvey Island)

09-Aug-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Benfleet Circular via Canvey Island

Varied walk around a unique island in the Thames Estuary: mudflats, creeks, river traffic, sandy beaches, seawall murals, grassy marshland, oil terminals & refineries

Off the broad paths SWC Walk 259 - Epping Forest Centenary Walk: Manor Park to Epping

Off the broad paths

SWC Walk 259 - Epping Forest Centenary Walk: Manor Park to Epping

11-Jul-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Manor Park to Epping

A walk along the length of an ancient royal forest in East London - Wanstead and Leyton Flats, Walthamstow Forest, Highams Park and Epping Forest. Can be done over two legs.

St. Matthews, Midgham SWC Walk 260 Aldermaston to Woolhampton [Midgham Station] (via Frilsham)

St. Matthews, Midgham

SWC Walk 260 Aldermaston to Woolhampton [Midgham Station] (via Frilsham)

02-Apr-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Frilsham

West Berkshire Downs: ancient woodlands, commons, pretty villages, historical pubs, chalk streams, water meadows, heathland, finishes via landscaped park or the Kennet canal.

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Chiswick House

01-May-16 • Sean O'Neill

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Norbiton to Hammersmith or Putney

A deer park, ‘the village on the river’ and one of the first English landscape gardens.

Outflow of ponds by Newplace Farm, close-up SWC Walk 262 Uckfield to Buxted

Outflow of ponds by Newplace Farm, close-up

SWC Walk 262 Uckfield to Buxted

08-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Uckfield to Buxted

Uck Valley, undulating Low Weald Countryside, van Hoogstraten's path, Blackboys Inn, Tickerage Stream valley with Vivien Leigh's home, and Buxted Park

The Temple of Winds Haslemere to Midhurst walk

The Temple of Winds

Haslemere to Midhurst walk

08-May-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Haslemere to Midhurst via Henley

The Temple of the Winds on Black Down & lunch in idyllic hamlet with fine pub and evocative ruins of a fortified Tudor house on Cowdray Estate against the backdrop of the South Downs

Thatched cottage Old Warden

Thatched cottage Old Warden

30-May-16 • peter.boon on Flickr

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Sandy to Biggleswade or Circular

Greensand Ridge Walk along grassy tracks, woodland trails, and 2 pretty villages with pubs - Northill and Old Warden

Danebury Hill, Wallop Brook Valley, from Broughton Down SWC Walk 265 - Dean to Mottisfont & Dunbridge

Danebury Hill, Wallop Brook Valley, from Broughton Down

SWC Walk 265 - Dean to Mottisfont & Dunbridge

27-Jun-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Dean to Mottisfont

Remote West Hampshire: varied Woodlands, the scenic valleys of the Wallop Brook and the Dun and Test Rivers and Broughton Down Nature Reserve

A Walker on Stanage Edge SWC Walk 266 - Sheffield to Bamford (via Burbage Rocks and Stanage Edge) or to Moscar Lodge

A Walker on Stanage Edge

SWC Walk 266 - Sheffield to Bamford (via Burbage Rocks and Stanage Edge) or to Moscar Lodge

08-Jun-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sheffield to Bamford via Stanage Edge

From Sheffield's urban centre through narrow valleys and across wild moorland to the Dark Peak's gritstone edges, and a lush finish into the Hope Valley

Ancient Oakwood, Ladies' Spring Wood SWC Walk 267 - Sheffield Circular (via Porter, Limb, Sheaf and Gleadless Valleys)

Ancient Oakwood, Ladies' Spring Wood

SWC Walk 267 - Sheffield Circular (via Porter, Limb, Sheaf and Gleadless Valleys)

07-Jun-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sheffield Circular via Porter and Gleadless

Strenuous excursion through the south westerly wooded valleys of Sheffield

Hadleigh Castle Benfleet Circular

Hadleigh Castle

Benfleet Circular

06-Sep-20 • moontiger on Flickr

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Benfleet Circular via Leigh on Sea

Hadleigh Castle, Leigh on Sea, and Benfleet Creek

Mumbles to Three Cliffs Bay

Gower coast path via Mumbles Head, Langland bay, Caswell bay, Brandy Cove and Pwlldu bay.

Three Cliffs Bay to Oxwich Bay

Gower coast path via spectacular Three Cliffs and Oxwich beaches

Port Eynon to Rhossili

Gower coast path along cliff top paths to Worms Head and spectacular Rhossili bay.

View up Caburn Bottom to Caburn Hillfort (with cows) SWC Walk 272 Uckfield to Lewes

View up Caburn Bottom to Caburn Hillfort (with cows)

SWC Walk 272 Uckfield to Lewes

17-Apr-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Uckfield to Lewes

A gentle walk along river valleys through fields and woods, finishing with a climb over the South Downs above Glyndebourne

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11-Jan-20 • qaugzzih9 on Flickr

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Mitcham Junction to Colliers Wood

Nature Reserves and the Wandle Trail through south London.

Path through trees Dorking Circular

Path through trees

Dorking Circular

03-Sep-16 • moontiger on Flickr

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Dorking Circular

Out along the North Downs escarpment and back through the Greensand Hills.

Hardy Monument and Memorial Bench SWC Walk 275 Dorchester South Circular or to Portesham

Hardy Monument and Memorial Bench

SWC Walk 275 Dorchester South Circular or to Portesham

23-Aug-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Dorchester Circular or to Portesham

Pre-historic landscape of the Dorset Downs with splendid views out to the Jurassic Coast from the South Dorset Ridgeway. Longer extension to the Valley of (Sarsen) Stones

St Andrews Church Greensted, Chipping Ongar

St Andrews Church Greensted, Chipping Ongar

28-Oct-17 • peter.boon on Flickr

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Epping to Chipping Ongar

The Essex Way broadly following the former Epping to Ongar tube line. Muddy in winter.

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Assart, Staffhurst Wood

02-Nov-16 • Sean O'Neill

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Godstone to Oxted

Compare two magnificent yew trees in the Surrey churchyards of Crowhurst and Tandridge.

SDC10836 Corn Du, Pen y Fan. the shortcut path from the col runs left-right

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Corn Du, Pen y Fan. the shortcut path from the col runs left-right

08-Apr-11 • Andrew Murphy

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Brecon Beacons Horseshoe from Neuadd Reservoir

A classic horseshoe walk of the Brecon Beacons (Pen y Fan, Corn Du, Fan y Big) around a glacial valley, with an extension to Waun Rydd

Fan Foel, in the shade SWC Walk 279 The Black Mountain - Y Mynydd Du (Glyntawe Circular)

Fan Foel, in the shade

SWC Walk 279 The Black Mountain - Y Mynydd Du (Glyntawe Circular)

11-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Black Mountain from Glyntawe

A spectacular ridge walk to Fan Brycheiniog, Fan Foel and Waun Lefrith. Return via a glacial valley below the ridge, or remote moorland, shakeholes and a waterfall

Small Waterfall in the Nant Llech Valley (Close-up) SWC Walk 280 Henrhyd Falls - Sgwd Henrhyd (Craig y Nos Circular)

Small Waterfall in the Nant Llech Valley (Close-up)

SWC Walk 280 Henrhyd Falls - Sgwd Henrhyd (Craig y Nos Circular)

13-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Henrhyd Waterfalls from Craig y Nos

Rewarding walk through Craig y Nos Country Park and above the Tawe River or via the Cribarth limestone plateau, then up a scenic wooded gorge to South Wales' highest waterfall

Hayes Common

Hayes Common

13-Nov-16 • dirkpetera on Flickr

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Hayes Circular

A short walk across three commons in South East London

Reflected bridge Westminster to Putney

Reflected bridge

Westminster to Putney

30-Jan-22 • moontiger on Flickr

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Tower Hill to Putney

The Thames Path through the centre of London, passing the City, Westminster, Chelsea, Battersea and Putney via 18 bridges

Knepp Wildlands

Knepp Wildlands

13-Oct-18 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Christs Hospital to Billingshurst via Knepp Castle

Long flat walk with an emphasis on fauna in a re-wilding area, and passing several historic buildings.

Dovecote on Pillow Mound, Bruton SWC Walk 284 Bruton Circular (via Hauser & Wirth Somerset) or from Castle Cary

Dovecote on Pillow Mound, Bruton

SWC Walk 284 Bruton Circular (via Hauser & Wirth Somerset) or from Castle Cary

07-Sep-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Bruton Circular or from Castle Cary

Narrow steep-sided valleys with fast flowing streams and rivers, rolling hilltops, Alfred’s Tower, Hauser & Wirth Somerset art gallery

Fan Dance

SAS fitness exercise. Storey Arms over Pen y Fan to Torpantau, and back again, against the clock, with a full pack

Westbury Hill, with White Horse SWC Walk 286 Westbury to Warminster (via Imber Range)

Westbury Hill, with White Horse

SWC Walk 286 Westbury to Warminster (via Imber Range)

02-Jan-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Westbury to Warminster via Imber Range

Westbury White Horse, 5 hills (3 of which Iron Age Camps), pristine chalk downland on Salisbury Plain, an abandoned village on the rarely open Imber Range

Pitch Hill Holmwood to Shamley Green walk

Pitch Hill

Holmwood to Shamley Green walk

06-May-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Holmwood to Shamley Green

The Greensand Way : Leith Hill and Tower, Holmbury Hill, Pitch Hill and the Hurt Wood

On the Cotswold Escarpment Moreton-in-Marsh Grand Circular walk

On the Cotswold Escarpment

Moreton-in-Marsh Grand Circular walk

10-Jun-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Moreton-in-Marsh Grand Circular via the Escarpement

The Cotswold Hills and Escarpment with fine views and bucolic villages - Stanway, Stanton and Snowshill, and optionally, Broadway Tower

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Above the Shoreham Cross

30-Nov-16 • Sean O'Neill

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Shoreham Circular

The steep-sided hills above an attractive village in the Darent valley.

twisty trees twisty path Otford Circular

twisty trees twisty path

Otford Circular

28-May-17 • moontiger on Flickr

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Otford Circular via Shoreham

The steep-sided hills and secluded valleys around the Darent valley.

Farningham Road to Eynsford (alternative circular walk, from Eynsford)

Farningham Road to Eynsford (alternative circular walk, from Eynsford)

12-Aug-17 • WolvoLee on Flickr

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Farningham Road to Eynsford

Ancient woodlands, low hills and riverside paths in the Darent valley.

Starlings and Lapwings Murmuration, Otmoor RSPB Reserve

Starlings and Lapwings Murmuration, Otmoor RSPB Reserve

28-Jan-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Islip Circular

Pleasant rolling countryside north of Oxford, and the RSPB Otmoor wetland reserve

Banbury Circular

A peaceful circular walk with a variety of lunch stops.

Horses in Field and Black Down SWC Walk 294 - Pulborough to Halfway Bridge (via Tillington)

Horses in Field and Black Down

SWC Walk 294 - Pulborough to Halfway Bridge (via Tillington)

10-Aug-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pulborough to Halfway Bridge via Tillington

The Rother and Lod valleys, Littleworth and Sutton Common heathlands, South Downs views, Burton Park and three good pubs

Arundel to Goring-by-Sea

The River Arun, the Angmering Park Estate and “Worthing's best kept secret” on Highdown Hill.

Barry to Llantwit Major

Glamorgan Heritage Coast : Cold Knap point, Porthkerry viaduct, Fontygary, Rhoose and Summerhouse points, Llantwit Major beach

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Blue Anchor pub, East Aberthaw

24-Aug-17 • Andrew Murphy

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Llantwit Major to Ogmore or Porthcawl

Glamorgan Heritage Coast : Llantwit Major beach, St Donat's Bay, Nash Point lighthouse, Traeth Mawr beach, Southendown (Dunraven Bay), Ogmore-by-Sea

Kenfig Burrows to Porthcawl

Kenfig Burrows (sandy dunes), Margham Moors (heathland and edgeland in the shadow of Port talbot steelworks), and quiet sandy beaches

Big Sky, across Ham Marshes SWC Walk 299 - Teynham to Faversham

Big Sky, across Ham Marshes

SWC Walk 299 - Teynham to Faversham

19-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Teynham to Faversham

Fruit farms, Saxon Shore Way along tidal River Swale, creeks, mudflats, and the stark but beautiful landscape of windswept grazing marshes. Oare Marshes. Historic Faversham.

Near Chiddingstone Causewaynshurst 2 Penshurst via Bough Beech Circular walk

Near Chiddingstone Causewaynshurst 2

Penshurst via Bough Beech Circular walk

20-Apr-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Penshurst Circular via Bough Beech

A popular bird-watching site in the Eden Valley and attractive Kent villages.

Lundy Island Circular

Cliff top walk around an island off the north Devon coast.

The Great Ridge, from near Manor House Farm SWC Walk 302 - Bamford to Edale (via Win Hill and Great Ridge)

The Great Ridge, from near Manor House Farm

SWC Walk 302 - Bamford to Edale (via Win Hill and Great Ridge)

28-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Bamford to Edale via Win Hill and Great Ridge

Tremendous views after steep ascent to Win Hill, then the Great Ridge on the boundary between the Dark and White Peak

Upper Tor, Nether Tor, Golden Clough SWC Walk 303 - Edale Circular (via Kinder Scout and Mam Tor)

Upper Tor, Nether Tor, Golden Clough

SWC Walk 303 - Edale Circular (via Kinder Scout and Mam Tor)

13-Aug-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Edale Circular via Kinder Scout and Mam Tor

Rugged moorlands and dramatically sculpted gritstone outcrops, the lush Vale of Edale and grand views into the Hope Valley from Mam Tor

Upper Ashop Clough (Pennine Way runs along ridge) SWC Walk 304 - Kinder Scout Circuit (from Edale)

Upper Ashop Clough (Pennine Way runs along ridge)

SWC Walk 304 - Kinder Scout Circuit (from Edale)

27-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Kinder Scout Circuit from Edale

Strenuous circuit of the Kinder Scout moorland plateau from Edale Station

Oxshott Circular via Painshill

Surrey heaths, the Mole valley and the opportunity to visit “England's most elegant 18thC landscape garden”.

Trig Point on Pen-y-crug SWC Walk 306 - Brecon Circular (via Y Gaer, Battle and Pen-y-crug)

Trig Point on Pen-y-crug

SWC Walk 306 - Brecon Circular (via Y Gaer, Battle and Pen-y-crug)

03-May-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Brecon Circular via Y Gaer Battle and Pen Y Crug

Lowland walk along rivers, via a Roman Fort and a low ridge to an ancient hill fort

Walker on Dismantled Tramway through Gash in Limestone Wall SWC Walk 307 - Fforest Fawr Traverse (Craig y Nos to Llwyn-y-celyn)

Walker on Dismantled Tramway through Gash in Limestone Wall

SWC Walk 307 - Fforest Fawr Traverse (Craig y Nos to Llwyn-y-celyn)

02-May-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Craig Y Nos to Llwyn Y Celyn

Remote mountain traverse: limestone scenery, Fan Gyhirych, a glacial escarpment, great views all around. Bus travel.

Mynydd Llangorse towards Mynydd Troed SWC Walk 308 - Bwlch Circular (via Mynydd Troed and Llangorse Lake)

Mynydd Llangorse towards Mynydd Troed

SWC Walk 308 - Bwlch Circular (via Mynydd Troed and Llangorse Lake)

17-Jan-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Bwlch Circular via Mynydd Troed and Llangors Lake

Via an easily accessible glacial ridge to the largest natural lake in South Wales and an ancient hillfort

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27-May-21 • hikinginlondon on Flickr

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Petts Wood Circular

Easy and pleasant walk through woodlands nestled in the middle of London's South-Eastern suburbs

Monsal Trail

Gentle Peak District walk along a disused railway line via viaducts, tunnels, and escarpements

Stag beetles Cheshunt to Broxbourne

Stag beetles

Cheshunt to Broxbourne

01-Jul-18 • moontiger on Flickr

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Cheshunt to Broxbourne

River Lee Country Park and Waltham Abbey.

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13-Apr-18 • dirkpetera on Flickr

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Balcombe to Horsham

Through the Weald to an old market town

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19-Apr-18 • dirkpetera on Flickr

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Rowlands Castle Grand Circular

Long walk via Kingley Vale SSI, Beacon Hill, and the South Downs ridge

Seaford Circular via Alfriston and Bishopstone

A new perspective on, and glorious panoramic views of, the South Downs.

Eyam Moor, from Highlow Hall SWC Walk 315 - Hathersage Circular (via Bretton Clough and Eyam)

Eyam Moor, from Highlow Hall

SWC Walk 315 - Hathersage Circular (via Bretton Clough and Eyam)

19-Aug-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hathersage Circular via Bretton Clough and Eyam

Rolling hills, drystone walls, deep wooded valleys,the Hope Valley, Eyam and Hucklow ridges, mining industrial heritage, Eyam, peat bogs (on a good path)

Winchelsea Winchelsea to Hastings via Three Oaks walk

Winchelsea

Winchelsea to Hastings via Three Oaks walk

25-Feb-06 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Winchelsea to Hastings via Three Oaks

The 1066 walk route through pleasant hilly territory from Winchelsea to Icklesham and Three Oaks, then south over a ridge to the sea at Fairlight. A strenuous finish into Hastings.

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Broad Haven and St Govan's Head

14-Jul-18 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Castlemartin Range Coast Path

Easy cliff top path following the Pembrokeshire Coast Path through a MOD range, past dramatic cliffs, stacks, arches, a secluded chapel and 2 remote beaches. Check access times!

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Fleet circular, view of Ewshott village

08-Feb-20 • sylvcummins on Flickr

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Fleet Circular

Varied heathland and woodland containing some unusual features, returning alongside the Basingstoke Canal.

Backview to Eyam Moor from near North Lees Hall SWC Walk 319 - Hathersage Circular (via Stanage Edge, Higger Tor & Padley Gorge)

Backview to Eyam Moor from near North Lees Hall

SWC Walk 319 - Hathersage Circular (via Stanage Edge, Higger Tor & Padley Gorge)

22-Aug-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hathersage Circular via Stanage Edge Higger Tor and Padley Gorge

Dark Peak Highlights - up a green valley to Stanage Edge, over Higger Tor and Carl Wark hill forts and down the narrow wooded Padley Gorge, then along the Derwent River

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19-Jul-18 • dirkpetera on Flickr

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Yalding Circular

Pub Medley at the River Medway

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Austin

17-Aug-19 • Jerry Attricht on Flickr

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Alexandra Palace to Tottenham Hale

Alexandra Palace, the Parkland Walk (a former railway line) and two restored Wetlands in north London.

Chatsworth House SWC Walk 322 - Grindleford Circular (via Chatsworth House)

Chatsworth House

SWC Walk 322 - Grindleford Circular (via Chatsworth House)

02-Oct-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Grindleford Circular via Chatsworth House

Through ancient woods and along some famous Dark Peak Edges to the UK's most-loved Country House, back through the verdant Derwent Valley

Malvern Hills, from Battens Wood SWC Walk 323 - Evesham to Pershore (via Dumbleton and Bredon Hills)

Malvern Hills, from Battens Wood

SWC Walk 323 - Evesham to Pershore (via Dumbleton and Bredon Hills)

25-Oct-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Evesham to Pershore via Dumbleton and Bredon Hills

Through the Vale of Evesham and over Cotswold Outliers with grand views of the Cotswolds and Malvern Hills

British Camp/Herefordshire Beacon and Millenium Hill, from Pinnacle Hill SWC Walk 324 The Malvern Hills (Great Malvern Circular or from Colwall)

British Camp/Herefordshire Beacon and Millenium Hill, from Pinnacle Hill

SWC Walk 324 The Malvern Hills (Great Malvern Circular or from Colwall)

02-Sep-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Malvern Hills from Great Malvern or Colwall

Route over the iconic Malverns Range, rising out of the Plain, with optional routes covering all but a few of the tops.

Ten Tors

2 day challenge event over northern Dartmoor with hills, bogs and river crossings - 35, 45 or 55 miles.

Thorpe Cloud and Bend in River by the Stepping Stones SWC Walk 326 - Dovedale (Ashbourne Circular)

Thorpe Cloud and Bend in River by the Stepping Stones

SWC Walk 326 - Dovedale (Ashbourne Circular)

25-Apr-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Dovedale

Through a pastoral landscape to the Peak District's most famous and scenic dale with its ravines, crags, pinnacles, arches and caves

Abbotsbury

Abbotsbury

29-Jun-08 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Abbotsbury to West Bay

Ridge walk, then coast and beach walk overlooking the majestic sweep of Lyme Regis Bay

Chesil Beach Spit

Remote walk along the length of an iconic shingle spit with views inland and out to see. Shingle! Sep-Mar only. Check firing times!

Dormans to Lingfield

Historic buildings, a Racecourse and a small Nature Reserve with a Community Orchard in the south-eastern corner of Surrey.

Aylesford to Maidstone

Ancient sites and a fine viewpoint on Kent's North Downs.

West Bay

West Bay

04-Jul-15 • JonCombe on Flickr

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West Bay to Lyme Regis

Coast walk via Golden Cap (hill) overlooking the majestic sweep of Lyme Regis Bay

Clouds Rolling Down from the Waun Rydd SWC Walk 332 Llangynidr to Bwlch or Circular

Clouds Rolling Down from the Waun Rydd

SWC Walk 332 Llangynidr to Bwlch or Circular

08-May-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Llangynidr to Bwlch or Circular

Up a tight valley to the Chartist Cave in the limestone uplands of Mynydd Llangynidr, return along the rim of the Crawnon Valley.

Table Mountain/Crug Hywel from road before final descent SWC Walk 333 - Crickhowell Circular (via Table Mountain and the Three Pens) [Road Ending]

Table Mountain/Crug Hywel from road before final descent

SWC Walk 333 - Crickhowell Circular (via Table Mountain and the Three Pens) [Road Ending]

11-Apr-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Crickhowell Circular via Table Mountain and the three Pens

Table Mountain and an airy ridge walk in the Black Mountains across three tops with a scenic descent.

Sugar Loaf from Pandy Inn Walk SWC Walk 334 - Sugar Loaf (Abergavenny Circular)

Sugar Loaf from Pandy Inn Walk

SWC Walk 334 - Sugar Loaf (Abergavenny Circular)

04-Apr-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sugar Loaf Circular from Abergavenny

Ascent of the iconic Sugar Loaf along quiet paths: lush pastures, ancient oak woods, grassy ridges, heather and gorse. Tea at a vineyard.

Llanthony Priory Ruins SWC Walk 335 - Pandy Inn to Llanvihangel Crucorney (via Llanthony and Cwmyoy)

Llanthony Priory Ruins

SWC Walk 335 - Pandy Inn to Llanvihangel Crucorney (via Llanthony and Cwmyoy)

10-May-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pandy Inn to Llanvihangel Crucorney

Offa's Dyke Path along Hatterrall Hill and Ridge, return through the Vale of Ewyas past Llanthony Priory and the Leaning Church in Cwmyoy

Riverside in the morning Wateringbury Circular walk

Riverside in the morning

Wateringbury Circular walk

02-Oct-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Wateringbury Circular

Medieval bridges and churches in an attractive part of the Medway Valley.

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Meadway Valley Walk with Meadway River swcwalks swcwalk337

31-May-21 • nightingale51 on Flickr

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East Malling to Maidstone

Extensive orchards and two fine medieval bridges across the River Medway.

Paddock Wood to Yalding

An easy walk in an attractive part of the Medway Valley.

Ascending from Myndd Du car park in the Grwyne Fawr valley

Ascending from Myndd Du car park in the Grwyne Fawr valley

27-May-22 • streety06 on Flickr

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Black Mountains Ridge

Spectacular mountain ridge walk - Hay Bluff, Lord Hereford's Knob, & Waun Fach. Tough, with shorter easier options. Car only.

St Mary and Thomas of Canterbury Church, Knebworth Park

St Mary and Thomas of Canterbury Church, Knebworth Park

13-May-19 • peter.boon on Flickr

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Knebworth to Welwyn Garden City

Knebworth Hall, Ayot St Lawrence, and gently undulating woodland and fields.

Palladian Bridge and Pantheon across Garden Lake, Stourton (Stourhead Estate) SWC Walk 342 - Bruton Circular (via Stourhead)

Palladian Bridge and Pantheon across Garden Lake, Stourton (Stourhead Estate)

SWC Walk 342 - Bruton Circular (via Stourhead)

11-Jun-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Bruton Circular via Stourhead

Through quiet South Somerset pastures and across a wooded ridge past Alfred's Tower folly and through the beautifully landscaped Stourhead Estate

Hope Cement Works and Bradwell Edge SWC Walk 343 - Hope to Hathersage or Bamford (via Castleton)

Hope Cement Works and Bradwell Edge

SWC Walk 343 - Hope to Hathersage or Bamford (via Castleton)

02-Jul-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hope to Hathersage or Bamford

Pastures with views, Mam Tor's landslip area, Cave Dale, lunch in Castleton, Hope Cement Works, a large upland moor and a scenic descent to the Derwent River

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Golf, Mike, Zulu, Lima, Lima

Edenbridge Town figure-of-eight Rans S-6ESD XL Coyote II

13-Jul-19 • Jerry Attricht on Flickr

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Edenbridge Figure of 8

A gentle stroll on the Kent/Surrey border, with the option of doing the first leg of the Eden Valley Walk.

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Hever to Tonbridge 13 Oct 19 SWC2

13-Oct-19 • Steven F Coles on Flickr

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Hever to Tonbridge

The second leg of the Eden Valley Walk, through Penshurst and Haysden Country Park to Tonbridge.

Lulworth Castle, south easterly view SWC Walk 346 - Wool Circular (via The Warren and Lulworth Cove and Castle)

Lulworth Castle, south easterly view

SWC Walk 346 - Wool Circular (via The Warren and Lulworth Cove and Castle)

13-Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wool Circular

Thomas Hardy Country, pretty coombes, the Jurassic Coast (Durdle Door, Stair Hole and Lulworth Cove), Lulworth Park with its fantastic Castle, and Coombe Heath

Along the Skirrid ridge SWC Walk 347 - Llanvihangel Crucorney Circular (via Bryn Arw and The Skirrid) [taken by Jenny P]

Along the Skirrid ridge

SWC Walk 347 - Llanvihangel Crucorney Circular (via Bryn Arw and The Skirrid) [taken by Jenny P]

25-Sep-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Llanvihangel Crucorney Circular via Bryn Arw and The Skirrid

Two easily accessible ridge walks south east of the Black Mountains, quiet pastures with views and a Michelin-starred lunch pub

Evening View (with sheep) up Ladybower Reservoir, from Six-Way Junction SWC Walk 348 - Ladybower Inn Circular (via Derwent Edges and Strines)

Evening View (with sheep) up Ladybower Reservoir, from Six-Way Junction

SWC Walk 348 - Ladybower Inn Circular (via Derwent Edges and Strines)

07-Sep-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Ladybower Inn Circular via Derwent Edge and Strines

Famous gritstone formations on Derwent Edge high above the Derwent Reservoirs, wooded Bradfield Dale with its reservoirs and folly tower. Back across moorland to Ladybower.

The Tower, Alport Castles SWC Walk 349 - Ladybower Inn Circular (via Alport Castles and Derwent Reservoirs)

The Tower, Alport Castles

SWC Walk 349 - Ladybower Inn Circular (via Alport Castles and Derwent Reservoirs)

05-Sep-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Ladybower Inn Circular via Alport Castles and Derwent Reservoirs

A grassy ridge to Britain’s longest inland landslip. Descend to skirt the famous Derwent Reservoirs. Hilly return options across moors or along edges.

Trig Point on Westend Moor, with Bleaklow beyond SWC Walk 350 - Fairholmes Circular (via Bleaklow and Derwent Head)

Trig Point on Westend Moor, with Bleaklow beyond

SWC Walk 350 - Fairholmes Circular (via Bleaklow and Derwent Head)

05-Sep-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Fairholmes Circular

From a remote bus stop onto one of England’s few great, untamed wildernesses: Bleaklow. Descend either across moors and Derwent River's Head, or Westend Valley.

Childwicksbury Estate Harpenden to St Albans

Childwicksbury Estate

Harpenden to St Albans

16-Sep-20 • moontiger on Flickr

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Harpenden to St Albans

A Hertfordshire Town and a Hertfordshire City linked by commons, parks, a country estate and a new woodland forest.

Woodland path in Nonsuch Park

Woodland path in Nonsuch Park

02-Oct-19 • Daisy-Roots on Flickr

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Chessington to Cheam

Horton Country Park, Hogsmill Riverside Nature Reserve, Nonsuch Park and Cheam Heritage Trail

Rapeseed fields

Rapeseed fields

22-Apr-22 • qtrnmzlv35 on Flickr

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Knebworth Circular

Knebworth Hall, pretty Hertfordshire Villages, undulating woodland and fields

The Cove, Avebury, NE quartile SWC Walk 354 Marlborough Circular via Avebury

The Cove, Avebury, NE quartile

SWC Walk 354 Marlborough Circular via Avebury

10-Jun-22 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Marlborough Circular via Avebury

Over the Marlborough Downs and through sarsen fields to the Avebury World Heritage Site

Leigh-on-Sea to Shoeburyness via Southend-on-Sea

Gentle coast path with quiet, residential, and seaside resort sections, and the world's longest leisure pier.

Wolverton to Northampton

Three rivers, a medieval hunting forest, a War of the Roses battlefield and Britain's newest university campus

The Thames at Tilbury

The Thames at Tilbury

18-Nov-06 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Tilbury to East Tilbury via the 2 Forts Way

The 2 Forts Way along the Thames Estuary coast path, passing Tilbury and Coalhouse Artillery Forts

Bursledon to Gosport

River Hamble,and Solent Way coast path past Meon, Browndown, Stokes Bay and Gilkicker Point

Wellingborough Circular

Northamptonshire rivers and lakes, up to four villages and one of England's finest Saxon churches.

Ashopton Viaduct on Ladybower Reservoir, with Crook Hill SWC Walk 360 - Hathersage to Bamford (via Bamford and Hordron Edges

Ashopton Viaduct on Ladybower Reservoir, with Crook Hill

SWC Walk 360 - Hathersage to Bamford (via Bamford and Hordron Edges

19-Mar-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hathersage to Bamford

Upper Derwent Valley walk out to Ladybower: griststone edges, moors with pre-historic features, overlooked by Stanage Edge, valleys and pastures with views

View towards Amberley from Arundel Park Amberley Circular via Arundel Park walk

View towards Amberley from Arundel Park

Amberley Circular via Arundel Park walk

26-Jun-21 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Amberley Circular via Arundel Park

A walk through Arundel Park to an attractive old town with a castle and cathedral, returning along the Arun Valley.

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Hever to Dormans 4 Oct 2020 IMG_6267 SWC1

04-Oct-20 • Steven F Coles on Flickr

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Hever to Dormans

Undulating walk passing 3 historic manor houses and climbing to an iron-age hillfort

Rosette Whyteleafe Circular

Rosette

Whyteleafe Circular

12-Sep-20 • moontiger on Flickr

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Whyteleafe Circular

A Battle of Britain airfield and a medieval wall painting in the newly-designated South London Downs National Nature Reserve.

Dorking via Brockham Circular

Lost Surrey estate, with restored landscaped garden and forests, ruined castles

Camber Castle across the marshes SWC Walk 365 - Rye Figure of 8

Camber Castle across the marshes

SWC Walk 365 - Rye Figure of 8

23-Aug-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Rye Figure of 8

Three rivers, two castles, and a coastal nature reserve in two linked circular walks.

Berkhamsted to Tring via Toms Hill walk

Berkhamsted to Tring via Toms Hill walk

31-Oct-20 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Tring to Berkhamsted via Tom's Hill

A canal, Ashridge estate, Berkhamsted Common and World War One trenches

Warlingham view down to Whyteleafe Recreation Ground

Warlingham view down to Whyteleafe Recreation Ground

06-May-20 • andympoole11 on Flickr

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Hurst Green to Riddlesdown

Limpsfield Common, splendid views and remains of a medieval manor

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Limestone cliffs

20-Jul-20 • DSG52 on Flickr

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Worth Matravers Circular

Purbeck: Keats (dinosaur footprints) and Winspit (swimming) quarries, Chapman's Pool (hidden beach), and Jurassic Coast views.

Ventnor Isle of Wight

Ventnor

Isle of Wight

14-May-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Lake to Shanklin via Ventnor

Hilly SE corner of the Isle of Wight - Sandown Bay, the Landslip, Ventnor, and St Boniface and Luccombe Downs

The Lonely Shepherd and Sugar Loaf and The Skirrid SWC Walk 370 Crickhowell Circular via Mynydd Llangatwg and Craig y Cilau

The Lonely Shepherd and Sugar Loaf and The Skirrid

SWC Walk 370 Crickhowell Circular via Mynydd Llangatwg and Craig y Cilau

04-Aug-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Crickhowell Circular via Mynydd Llangatwg and Craig y Cilau

Llangattock Escarpment with surreal slag heaps, quarries and cliffs, optional caving and a raised bog. Then lush pastures along the Usk Valley with Black Mountains views.

Lower Clydach Falls SWC Walk 371 The Clydach Gorge (Brynmawr to Abergavenny or vice versa)

Lower Clydach Falls

SWC Walk 371 The Clydach Gorge (Brynmawr to Abergavenny or vice versa)

05-Aug-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Clydach Gorge

Wild and dramatic Clydach Gorge: waterfalls, cascades, fast-flowing waters, ancient beechwoods as well as an ironworks' ruins and an elevated railway line

Blorenge/Blorens, from Castle Meadows, Abergavenny SWC Walk 372 - Blorenge (Abergavenny Circular)

Blorenge/Blorens, from Castle Meadows, Abergavenny

SWC Walk 372 - Blorenge (Abergavenny Circular)

03-Aug-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Blorenge from Abergavenny

Initial brutal ascent then gentle contours along a tramroad, past ruins of the industrial past to Blorenge's upland plateau. Fantastic views of Usk Valley and Black Mountains

Henley Circular via Rotherfield Greys

Henley, a valley to Rotherfield Greys, undulating woodland, the Thames and a weir crossing at Marsh Lock

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Kings Cross facade

Kings Cross to Liverpool Street walk

19-Feb-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Kings Cross to Liverpool Street via 13 stations

All London’s railway terminals, the three royal parks, the River Thames and the City

Twickenham Circular via 3 rivers

The Thames towpath, the Crane and the Duke of Northumberland's rivers

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river-crane-park

26-Feb-21 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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River Crane

Rural forested river walk through west London

Cooper's Stream/Waggoner's Wells Ponds SWC 377 - Haslemere Outer Orbital Path

Cooper's Stream/Waggoner's Wells Ponds

SWC 377 - Haslemere Outer Orbital Path

24-Feb-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere Outer Orbital Path

Orbital route around Haslemere from a rural bus stop, but with plenty of options for connecting routes from the station

Wellingborough to Northampton

Urban and rural stretches of the River Nene and the villages of Cogenhoe and Little Houghton

Valley mid morning Bishopstone Circular walk

Valley mid morning

Bishopstone Circular walk

18-Sep-21 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Bishopstone Circular

A demanding walk with spectacular views and 6 distinct climbs, from the sea over the Comp and the South Downs to Berwick, returning via an equally undulating route

The Roaches, from field by Windygates Farm SWC Walk 380 Macclesfield to Leek (via Shutlingsloe, Lud's Church and the Roaches)

The Roaches, from field by Windygates Farm

SWC Walk 380 Macclesfield to Leek (via Shutlingsloe, Lud's Church and the Roaches)

15-Jun-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Macclesfield to Leek

Reservoirs, Macclesfield Forest, the 'Cheshire Matterhorn', lonely Wildboarclough, the Dane Valley, Lud's Church chasm and the Roaches gritstone escarpment

Wincle Minn: the view ahead SWC Walk 381 - Macclesfield Circular (via the Dane Valley)

Wincle Minn: the view ahead

SWC Walk 381 - Macclesfield Circular (via the Dane Valley)

18-May-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Macclesfield Circular via The Dane Valley

The Dane Valley, pastures and wooded valleys, and ridges with views of the Cheshire Plain, high moors and gritstone ridges

White Nancy SWC Walk 382 - Macclesfield Circular (via Tegg's Nose and Kerridge Hill)

White Nancy

SWC Walk 382 - Macclesfield Circular (via Tegg's Nose and Kerridge Hill)

14-Jun-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Macclesfield Circular via Teggs Nose and Kerridge Hill

Tegg’s Nose Country Park, Macclesfield Forest, the Dean Valley, Lamaload Reservoir, Kerridge Ridge with its picturesque folly, the White Nancy

Emerging from Macclesfield Forest, The Cat & Fiddle on the distant ridge SWC Walk 383 - Macclesfield to Buxton (via The Cat & Fiddle)

Emerging from Macclesfield Forest, The Cat & Fiddle on the distant ridge

SWC Walk 383 - Macclesfield to Buxton (via The Cat & Fiddle)

16-Jun-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Macclesfield to Buxton

Tegg's Nose Country Park, Macclesfield Forest, lonely moorlands up to Shining Tor, and the wild Upper Goyt Valley to the historic Spa Town

Castle Naze from road up to walk route from The Beehive Inn SWC 384 - Buxton Circular via Combs Moss [Descent to the Beehive Inn]

Castle Naze from road up to walk route from The Beehive Inn

SWC 384 - Buxton Circular via Combs Moss [Descent to the Beehive Inn]

15-Oct-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Buxton Circular via Combs Moss

Exciting but short and easy circuit of a quiet moorland plateau above Buxton. Green valleys, reservoirs, Castle Naze hillfort, far views and dramatic gritstone edges.

First set of Stepping Stones. Chee Dale SWC 385 - Buxton Circular or to Monsal Dale (via the Wye Valley)

First set of Stepping Stones. Chee Dale

SWC 385 - Buxton Circular or to Monsal Dale (via the Wye Valley)

25-Aug-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Buxton Circular or to Monsal Dale

A very scenic White Peak dale: tight gorges, limestone crags, steeping stones, cascades, mills. Elevated pastures back to Buxton. Or on to Monsal Head with its famous vistas

Chrome Hill lower ridge, Parkhouse Hill, Hitter Hill, High Wheeldon, Upper Dove Valley SWC 386 - Buxton Circular via the Dragon's Back

Chrome Hill lower ridge, Parkhouse Hill, Hitter Hill, High Wheeldon, Upper Dove Valley

SWC 386 - Buxton Circular via the Dragon's Back

28-Aug-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Buxton Circular via the Dragon's Back

Remote and quiet Upper Dove Valley, combining extreme natural beauty with the more esoteric beauty of industrial sites. Go over or past the very unique Dragon's Back

Shutlingsloe in continuation of road by New Lodge Farm, Flash Bar/Hilltop SWC 387 - Buxton Circular (via Axe Edge Moor and Three Shires Head)

Shutlingsloe in continuation of road by New Lodge Farm, Flash Bar/Hilltop

SWC 387 - Buxton Circular (via Axe Edge Moor and Three Shires Head)

26-Aug-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Buxton Circular via Axe Edge Moor and Three Shires Head

The vast Axe Edge Moor, the heads of 5 famous Peak District rivers, the popular and scenic Three Shires Head pools and waterfalls, disused quarries and some fine far views

The Roaches and Hen Cloud SWC Walk 388 - Upper Hulme to Macclesfield

The Roaches and Hen Cloud

SWC Walk 388 - Upper Hulme to Macclesfield

19-May-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Upper Hulme to Macclesfield via Hen Cloud, Roaches, Shutlingsloe

Hen Cloud and the Roaches, the Hanging Stone, Lud's Church chasm, the Dane Valley, lonely Wildboarclough, the 'Cheshire Matterhorn', Macclesfield Forest, Reservoirs.

Backview from Stake Side across Goyt Valley up Goyt's Moss to Burbage Edge SWC Walk 389 - Buxton to Macclesfield

Backview from Stake Side across Goyt Valley up Goyt's Moss to Burbage Edge

SWC Walk 389 - Buxton to Macclesfield

10-Aug-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Buxton to Macclesfield via the Cat and Fiddle

From Spa Town to Silk Town via the wild Goyt Valley, Shining Tor, lonely moorlands down the Clough Brook Valley to Macclesfield Forest and through Tegg's Nose Country Park

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Kew Bridge

29-Nov-21 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Putney to Richmond

Tree lined Thames Path past Hammersmith and Kew with many riverside pubs.

Wimbledon to Putney

Cannizario Park, Wimbledon Common, Beverley Brook path, Richmond Park, Barnes Common and the Thames path

Cadbury Castle/Camelot, from The Beacon SWC 392 - Castle Cary Circular via Camelot

Cadbury Castle/Camelot, from The Beacon

SWC 392 - Castle Cary Circular via Camelot

22-Sep-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Castle Cary Circular via Camelot

Along the fringes of the Somerset Levels over some fine viewpoints to three magnificent hills, one maybe the mythical Camelot of King Arthur fame

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Stepping stones below Box Hill

23-Nov-21 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Box Hill to Merstham and Caterham

Follows north downs escarpement via Box Hill, Reigate Hill, and Gatton Park. Forest with many viewpoints. Hilly.

Woburn Sands to Ridgmont

Edgewick Farm, Aspley Woods, Greensand Way, Woburn Abbey, Church End, Woburn Safari Park, and Husborne Crawley

Newhaven cliffs Newhaven Circular walk

Newhaven cliffs

Newhaven Circular walk

07-May-22 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Newhaven Circular

Newhaven port and fort, Peacehaven cliffs, Piddinghoe, the River Ouse, foothills of the South Downs, Bishopstone and the ‘forgotten village’ of Tide Mills.

Box Hill Circular via Betchworth

The classic climb up the Burford Spur to the summit of Box Hill, then out past old chalk quarries on the North Downs escarpment and back along the Mole Valley.

Berkhamsted Circular

A short easy walk to the South-East of Berkhamsted, along the Grand Union Canal and across fields to Ashley Green for lunch, returning via Hockeridge Wood.