SWC Walks

Region Star # Walk Length Effort Ht. gain Description Terminus
Algarve 187 The 7 Hanging Valleys Karst Limestone Coast 15 km 2 225 Spectacular (but gentle) cliff top coastal swimming walk with karst limestone scenery - arches, stacks, blow holes, coves, headlands, and sandy beaches
Bedfordshire 233 Arlesey to Letchworth Garden City 25 km 5 175 The Hiz (chalk stream), Chilterns views, the Greensand Ridge, the ‘Cathedral of the Chilterns’ in Shillington, and remains of a bailey and an abandoned medieval village in Pirton, the Icknield Way past lavender farms, and a Garden City. KX
Bedfordshire 231 Flitwick Circular 24 km 5 200 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. LB
Bedfordshire 230 Harlington to Flitwick 25 km 5 275 Sundon Hills, the Sharpenhoe Clappers, a Neolithic hill fort, hill top lunch pub in Pulloxhill, and Flitwick ancient woodland. StP
Bedfordshire 229 Leagrave to Harlington 23 km 5 275 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. LB
Bedfordshire 232 Lidlington to Flitwick 22 km 6 300 Marston Vale, the Greensand Ridge, mixed woods and open parkland, heathland, historic Ampthill, ruin of Houghton House, views into Marston Vale, and a narrow path through the heart of Flitwick Moor. TL E StP
Bedfordshire 264 Sandy to Biggleswade or Circular 20 km 4 125 Greensand Ridge Walk along grassy tracks, woodland trails, and 2 pretty villages with pubs - Northill and Old Warden KX
Berkshire 260 Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Frilsham 23 km 7 400 West Berkshire Downs: ancient woodlands, commons, pretty villages, historical pubs, chalk streams, water meadows, heathland, finishes via landscaped park or the Kennet canal. P
Berkshire 117 Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Stanford Dingley 20 km 5 275 Quiet and scenic West Berkshire Downs: woodlands, fields, commons, chalk stream valleys, heathland, finish along a canal or through parkland. P
Berkshire 83 Crowthorne to Sandhurst or Blackwater 15 km 3 125 A varied walk through attractive mixed woodland, heaths and pastures, returning along the Blackwater Valley Path. P
Berkshire 17 Goring Circular 18 km 4 350 An undulating route through Berkshire with lunch at The Bell, a refreshingly traditional pub. P
Berkshire 2.9 Kintbury to Great Bedwyn 21 km 5 300 Quiet fields before lunch, the Test Way (a long, open, ridgewalk, potentially muddy), and a pretty forest walk to return to pretty, canalside Bedwyn. P
Berkshire 56 Maidenhead to Marlow 14 km 3 75 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. P
Berkshire 1.33 Mortimer to Aldermaston 16 km 2 75 Gentle. A stream, Roman Calleva, an an optional canal side extension. P
Berkshire 34 Newbury Racecourse to Woolhampton 17 km 2 175 Easy walk with some gentle climbs en route which crosses Greenham Common, a former World War II and NATO airfield. P
Berkshire 133 Slough to Egham via Windsor Great Park 16 km 2 100 An introductory walk passing Windsor Castle with lots of history, deer, pheasants, and the Royal Landscape. P
Berkshire 1.18 Sunningdale to Windsor 17 km 2 125 Virginia Water, Windsor Great Park, the Long Walk, and Windsor Castle W
Berkshire 61 Reading to Henley 15 km 1 25 A pretty stretch of the Thames towpath P
Buckinghamshire 36 Amersham Circular via Chalfont St Giles 14 km 3 325 An easy walk along gentle hills above the Misbourne valley to the attractive village of Chalfont St Giles.
Buckinghamshire 194 Aylesbury Vale Parkway to Aylesbury 25 km 5 200 Quiet hill top villages in eastern Aylesbury Vale. Finishing with a long stretch along the Grand Union Canal. M
Buckinghamshire 1.10 Beaconsfield Circular 19 km 4 200 Gentle hills, Chalfont St Giles, and Jordans, a hamlet with Quaker links M
Buckinghamshire 189 West Drayton to Cookham 27 km 5 200 Lowland heaths and mature woodland close to London. Can be done as 2 shorter walks. P
Buckinghamshire 195 Cheddington to Leighton Buzzard 25 km 5 200 Delightful hill top villages in East Bucks. Panoramic views of The Chilterns and into Aylesbury Vale. E
Buckinghamshire 2.4 Chesham to Great Missenden 16 km 3 225 Undulating Chilterns walk close to London with lunch in The Lee, a charming village, and the woods of Frith Hill to finish.
Buckinghamshire 81 Chorleywood to Chesham 16 km 5 325 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
Buckinghamshire 1.5 Great Missenden to Amersham 16 km 4 275 The Chilterns, beach woods, and Little Missenden. M
Buckinghamshire 191 Haddenham Circular via Brill 28 km 8 425 Strenuous walk linking several hill top villages in the rolling landscape of the north westerly Aylesbury Vale, with splendid views throughout. M
Buckinghamshire 193 Haddenham to Aylesbury via Gibraltar and Ford 23 km 4 150 The scenic heart of Aylesbury Vale: picturesque hamlets in the Thame Valley, Notley Abbey, Dinton Hall and Hartwell House. M
Buckinghamshire 192 Haddenham to Aylesbury via Waddesdon 25 km 6 300 Tranquil stretches of the Thame Valley, combined with a few energetic climbs and long passages through two magnificent Rothschild estates. M
Buckinghamshire 10 Little Kimble to Saunderton 17 km 4 450 Easy Chilterns walk with lunch at a favourite inn of the poet Rupert Brooke M
Buckinghamshire 1.45 Princes Risborough to Great Missenden 16 km 6 300 Hilly. The Chilterns, and Bryant's Bottom M
Buckinghamshire 1.52 Princes Risborough to Wendover 17 km 6 475 The Ridgeway, lovely views and the Chilterns. M
Buckinghamshire 2.2 Saunderton via Bledlow Circular 17 km 6 375 The Chilterns: the Ridgeway Path over an open ridge, returning by peaceful and secluded valleys. M
Buckinghamshire 2.3 Saunderton via West Wycombe Circular 16 km 4 375 The Chilterns: wooded forests (very muddy in winter), Hughenden Manor (NT), West Wycombe Caves (of Hellfire club fame), finishing with a short ridge walk M
Buckinghamshire 2.5 Tring Circular 16 km 4 350 The Chilterns: An open ridge walk to Ivinghoe Beacon, gentle forests, and a classic village pub for tea. E
Buckinghamshire 1.11 Tring to Wendover 21 km 6 225 A Grand Union Canal walk in the morning, fields in the middle, and finally the wooded hills of the Chilterns E
Buckinghamshire 2.1 Wendover Circular 19 km 7 550 The Chilterns: gentle wooded hills and ridges. M
Buckinghamshire 140 Wendover Circular via The Lee and Swan Bottom 20 km 6 375 Along the Ridgeway through the Chiltern Hills and through many splendid woodlands, a conservation village and idyllic Lee Common M
Cambridgeshire 105 Cambridge via Grantchester Circular 15 km 1 25 Cambridge and its Colleges, Grantchester, Trumpington and the University Botanic Gardens KX LS
Cambridgeshire 118 Ely Circular 18 km 2 25 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 KX
Cambridgeshire 31 Huntingdon Circular 19 km 2 25 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. KX
Cambridgeshire 1.26 Shelford to Cambridge 21 km 5 50 Granchester, the River Cam and the Cambridge colleges. LS
Dartmoor 325 Ten Tors 93 km 10 850 2 day challenge event over northern Dartmoor with hills, bogs and river crossings - 35, 45 or 55 miles.
Derbyshire 302 Bamford to Edale via Win Hill and Great Ridge 20 km 10 1,050 Tremendous views after steep ascent to Win Hill, then the Great Ridge on the boundary between the Dark and White Peak TL E KX StP
Derbyshire 303 Edale Circular via Kinder Scout and Mam Tor 21 km 10 1,350 Rugged moorlands and dramatically sculpted gritstone outcrops, the lush Vale of Edale and grand views into the Hope Valley from Mam Tor TL E KX StP
Derbyshire 322 Grindleford Circular via Chatsworth House 25 km 8 675 Through ancient woods and along some famous Dark Peak Edges to the UK's most-loved Country House, back through the verdant Derwent Valley StP
Derbyshire 315 Hathersage Circular via Bretton Clough and Eyam 22 km 9 900 Rolling hills, drystone walls, deep wooded valleys,the Hope Valley, Eyam and Hucklow ridges, mining industrial heritage, Eyam, peat bogs (on a good path) TL E KX StP
Derbyshire 319 Hathersage Circular via Stanage Edge Higger Tor and Padley Gorge 20 km 7 675 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 TL E KX StP
Derbyshire 304 Kinder Scout Circuit from Edale 27 km 10 1,275 Strenuous circuit of the Kinder Scout moorland plateau from Edale Station TL E KX StP
Derbyshire 310 Monsal Trail 15 km 1 125 Gentle Peak District walk along a disused railway line via viaducts, tunnels, and escarpements
Devon 301 Lundy Island Circular 14 km 4 400 Cliff top walk around an island off the north Devon coast.
Devon 156 Seaton to Lyme Regis via the Undercliff 11 km 5 400 Jungle like walk through the Axmouth / Lyme Regis undercliff, with sea views at the start and finish W
Dorset 275 Dorchester Circular or to Portesham 24 km 7 500 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 W
Dorset 54 Lulworth Cove Circular 24 km 10 1,575 Dramatic coastal scenery, Lulworth cove, hidden beaches, a cliff arch, and a ghost town. Travel by car only. W
Dorset 76 Wareham to Swanage or Kingston 21 km 5 400 Heathland, Corfe and its ruined castle (NT), and either south to the sea at Chapman's Pool or west along a spectacular ridge to the sea and Swanage. W
Dorset 119 Osmington or Dorchester to Abbotsbury 21 km 6 425 Long ridgewalk with stunning views over Purbeck, the Isle of Portland, Chesil beach and Lyme bay. Travel by bus. W
Dorset 73 Branksome to Swanage or Corfe Castle 19 km 3 225 Lovely Coastal walk starting with a busy prom, then a short ferry crossing to start the South West Coast Path along Studland Bay (a sandy beach), past Old Harry (cliffs) to Swanage, a seaside resort. Optional ridge walk ending to Corfe Castle. Return by bus. W
Dorset 99 Weymouth to Lulworth Cove 20 km 8 575 Weymouth Bay, then a dramatic cliff walk past small beaches, then higher cliffs past Durdle Door (stack) to Lulworth Cove W
Dorset 77 Weymouth via Isle of Portland Circular 16 km 4 275 Weymouth's harbour, the South West Coast Path, a disused railway path, industrial archaeology and a grandstand view of the Devon and Dorset coast. W
Dorset 75 Wareham to Lulworth Cove 20 km 7 425 Heathland, a ridge, the ghost town of Tyneham, the rollercoaster South West Coast Path and Lulworth Cove W
East Sussex 29 Ashurst Circular 19 km 5 275 A walk via Pooh Bridge to the attractive Wealden village of Hartfield, with a longer option over the elevated heathland of Ashdown Forest. LB
East Sussex 110 Ashurst to Forest Row and East Grinstead 18 km 5 375 A long walk through Pooh country with far-reaching views from the top of Ashdown Forest LB
East Sussex 30 Battle Circular 19 km 3 400 The 1066 County Path, picturesque Battle and its Abbey CX
East Sussex 129 Berwick to Birling Gap 19 km 5 425 via Wilmington, Jevington and Flagstaff point V
East Sussex 2.27 Berwick to Eastbourne 21 km 7 375 A reservoir, then the South Downs Way past pretty villages (Jevington and Wilmington) and a ridge walk. V
East Sussex 90 Berwick to Seaford 14 km 7 400 The South Downs : Windover and 'High and Over' Hills, and picturesque Alfriston. Can be extended with a chalk cliff coastal walk to Seaford. V
East Sussex 108 Burgess Hill to Hassocks 27 km 8 475 A long almost circular walk via the Sussex Border Path, Sussex Villages, and the South Downs Way ridge from Ditchling Beacon to Wolstonbury Hill TL StP V
East Sussex 95 Buxted Circular 16 km 3 350 A gentle walk through the Weald to Poundgate, with some nice views of the Weald and the distant South Downs. LB
East Sussex 60 Eastbourne to East Dean 12 km 5 325 Coastal walk via Eastbourne's promenade, Beachy Head and the 7 Sisters, then inland over the downs to East Dean. Return by bus. V
East Sussex 66 Eastbourne to Hastings via Bexhill 24 km 1 75 Flat coastal walk along the south coast past busy sea front promenades and quiet beaches. V
East Sussex 79 Edenbridge to Westerham 18 km 8 450 A slow climb from Eden Valley to the Greensand Ridge and the High Chart,via Chartwell (NT, Churchill's Home) and Emmetts Garden (NT). CX LB
East Sussex 120 Eridge Circular 15 km 4 225 A short walk through an interesting part of the High Weald. LB
East Sussex 109 Eridge to Forest Row and East Grinstead 18 km 5 275 Along the High Weald Landscape Trail to some attractive villages in the upper Medway Valley LB
East Sussex 208 Etchingham to Wadhurst via Ticehurst 17 km 5 375 Hilly Wealden landscapes, ancient villages and Bewl Water reservoir CX
East Sussex 23 Forest Row Circular 18 km 4 300 The heathlands of Ashdown Forest. Travel by Bus. V
East Sussex 1.31 Glynde to Seaford 23 km 8 450 The best walk in the book! A South Downs ridge, picture postcard Alfriston, Cuckmere Haven (beach), and cliffs with views of the Seven Sisters. Long but worth it. V
East Sussex 50 Hassocks to Brighton 23 km 7 500 Over the South Downs to Brighton, the liveliest city on the South Coast TL StP V
East Sussex 1.29 Hassocks to Lewes 18 km 4 400 A South Downs ridge walk ... maximum view for minimum effort, with historic Lewes to finish. TL StP V
East Sussex 169 Hastings Circular via Fairlight Glen Beach 13 km 10 400 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 TL CX StP V
East Sussex 2.29 Hastings to Rye 19 km 7 475 Seaside Hastings, a hilly cliff walk with 4 steep climbs and a remote naturist beach. Gentle afternoon to historic Winchelsea and Rye via a noted viewpoint. TL CX StP V
East Sussex 47 Lewes Circular via Glynde and Southease 24 km 7 575 An energetic walk over the South Downs with great views throughout. V
East Sussex 134 Lewes to Brighton via Rottingdean 19 km 4 275 The less-frequented heart of the South Downs to Rottingdean, with a pleasant walk along the promenade into Brighton to finish V
East Sussex 2.24 Lewes to Saltdean 16 km 4 400 South Downs Way along a chalk ridge in the morning, remote Rodmell for lunch, then back up and over the downs to the coast. Undercliff path, or bus to Brighton V
East Sussex 181 Lewes to Seaford via West Firle 23 km 8 575 Glorious ramble over the South Downs to the sea covering areas less frequently walked V
East Sussex 2.25 Lewes via West Firle Circular 23 km 7 425 Long. A steep hill (views) to Glynde. Lunch in quiet West Firle, then the South Downs Way (chalk ridge), with a flat valley walk back to historic Lewes V
East Sussex 213 Newhaven to Brighton and Portslade 19 km 3 250 A Victorian Fort, White Cliffs, cliff top and cliff bottom paths, Brighton's busy pier and promenade and quieter Hove V
East Sussex 2.28 Seaford to Eastbourne 22 km 9 325 The best walk in the Southeast! A dramatic cliff walk passing Cuckemere Haven, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head as the South Downs meets the sea. Ends with Eastbourne's promenade and pier. LB V
East Sussex 25 Southease to Eastbourne 27 km 7 575 2 Long Ridge walks over open downs, beautiful Alfriston for lunch, and Eastbourne pier and prom. to finish. V
East Sussex 65 Southease to Rottingdean or Brighton 15 km 4 350 The flat, open Ouse valley to Rodmell and Kingston, then an open chalk ridge to Rottingdean and Brighton. V
East Sussex 2.26 Southease to Seaford 18 km 6 325 A loop to Rodmell for lunch, then up and across the South Downs. Finishes by the sea. V
East Sussex 112 Stonegate to Robertsbridge 14 km 4 275 The High Weald, Kipling’s home, and panoramic views CX
East Sussex 19 Tunbridge Wells Circular 19 km 5 300 A varied High Weald walk with stretches through parkland, restored heathland and woods containing massive sandstone outcrops, finishing alongside the Spa Valley Railway. CX
East Sussex 262 Uckfield to Buxted 22 km 5 300 Uck Valley, undulating Low Weald Countryside, van Hoogstraten's path, Blackboys Inn, Tickerage Stream valley with Vivien Leigh's home, and Buxted Park LB
East Sussex 272 Uckfield to Lewes 21 km 4 225 A gentle walk along river valleys through fields and woods, finishing with a climb over the South Downs above Glyndebourne LB
East Sussex 196 Wadhurst to Tunbridge Wells 14 km 5 275 Plenty of fine views on this short High Weald walk to the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells CX
East Sussex 5 Wadhurst via Bewl Water Circular 17 km 5 475 This walk follows the Sussex Border path to Bewl Water, then follows its banks back to Wadhurst for tea. Gentle gradients but never flat. CX
East Sussex 1.25 Winchelsea to Hastings 20 km 9 575 The hardest walk in the book. A gentle start with the 1066 Path and a great pub for lunch. After lunch, a great coastal cliff walk with 4 steep climbs, Fairlight Glen naturist beach, fish and chips on Hastings seafront, so one for summer. TL CX StP
East Sussex 316 Winchelsea to Hastings via Three Oaks 26 km 8 550 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. TL CX StP
Essex 258 Benfleet Circular via Canvey Island 23 km 3 50 Varied walk around a unique island in the Thames Estuary: mudflats, creeks, river traffic, sandy beaches, seawall murals, grassy marshland, oil terminals & refineries FS LS
Essex 268 Benfleet Circular via Leigh on Sea 15 km 4 175 Hadleigh Castle, Leigh on Sean, and Benfleet Creek FS LS
Essex 1.8 Bures to Sudbury 16 km 4 175 The Stour Valley Way, Gainsborough country and historic Sudbury. LS
Essex 52 Clacton-on-Sea to Walton-on-the-Naze 12 km 1 50 A short North Sea coastal walk between 2 seaside resorts LS
Essex 276 Epping to Chipping Ongar 13 km 2 100 The Essex Way broadly following the former Epping to Ongar tube line. Muddy in winter.
Essex 130 Great Chesterford to Newport 19 km 3 150 Through rolling hills and river valleys to the historic market town of Saffron Walden and one of Britain's finest stately homes LS
Essex 158 Ingatestone to Battlesbridge 25 km 5 175 The Wid Valley and the Wid itself, Hanningfield Reservoir Nature Reserve and the Crouch Valley via a mix of woods and fields. LS
Essex 216 Kelvedon Circular 23 km 4 175 Gentle Essex walk through the quiet Blackwater Valley to historic Coggeshall, with 300 listed buildings, for lunch. LS
Essex 114 Laindon Circular 21 km 6 325 Essex Hills, wooded Nature Reserves and panoramic Thames Valley Views FS LS
Essex 1.39 Manningtree Circular 17 km 4 150 River Stour - Constable country LS
Essex 162 North Fambridge to Burnham-on-Crouch 21 km 3 75 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. LS
Essex 159 South Woodham Ferrers to North Fambridge 26 km 6 250 Long and varied walk in the Crouch valley across hilly parts of Essex, with some challenging field crossings and a serene riverside finish. LS
Essex 166 The Broomway and Foulness Island 16 km 3 0 Fabled tidal road off the coast off Essex across Maplin Sands to Foulness Island.
Essex 1.46 Wakes Colne to Bures 18 km 5 150 The Colne Valley, thatched cottages, brooks, farms, woods and undulating hills LS
Essex 98 Walton-on-the-Naze Circular 12 km 1 50 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 through a nature reserve. LS
Essex 116 Wendens Ambo Circular 24 km 5 225 North West Essex hills and pretty villages LS
Essex 157 Wickford to Battlesbridge 22 km 4 150 Grassy fields, quiet lanes, a smattering of woods, Hanningfield Reservoir Nature Reserve and the tidal River Crouch. LS
Essex 1.30 Wivenhoe Circular 15 km 2 125 2 circular walks on either side of the Colne estuary. **check ferry times in advance** LS
Essex 247 Wivenhoe to West Mersea or Clacton-on-Sea 10 km 2 75 Tidal river Colne to Brighlingsea. Then short ferry for coast walk to Clacton (long) or West Mersea (bus) LS
Exmoor NP 123 Foreland Point, Lynmouth and Watersmeet Circular 16 km 5 775 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)
Exmoor NP 124 Heddon's Mouth Circular 9 km 4 450 Short walk to Heddon's Beach, and along the South West Coast Path from a remote country pub. Travel by car only.
Exmoor NP 125 Minehead to Porlock 14 km 4 350 SWCP Day 1 - Gentle introduction to the coast path, with rugged and tea room options.
Exmoor NP 142 Porlock to Lynton 19 km 8 1,000 SWCP Day 2 - Spectacular and remote coastal walk.
Exmoor NP 143 Lynton to Combe Martin 22 km 10 1,175 SWCP Day 3 - Spectacular and remote coastal walk with a nice lunch pub
Glamorgan 296 Barry to Llantwit Major 22 km 6 300 Glamorgan Heritage Coast : Cold Knap point, Porthkerry viaduct, Fontygary, Rhoose and Summerhouse points, Llantwit Major beach P
Glamorgan 298 Kenfig Burrows to Porthcawl 14 km 3 100 Kenfig Burrows (sandy dunes), Margham Moors (heathland and edgeland in the shadow of Port talbot steelworks), and quite sandy beaches
Glamorgan 297 Llantwit Major to Ogmore or Porthcawl 18 km 4 425 Glamorgan Heritage Coast : Llantwit Major beach, St Donat's Bay, Nash Point lighthouse, Traeth Mawr beach, Southendown (Dunraven Bay), Ogmore-by-Sea P
Gloucestershire 256 Kemble Circular 16 km 2 75 The source of the Thames, an overgrown canal, quiet tracks, a pretty village, and the Thames path P
Gloucestershire 224 Kingham to Moreton in Marsh via Adelstrop 18 km 3 125 A First World War Remembrance Walk P
Gloucestershire 115 Moreton-in-Marsh Circular 25 km 5 475 Peaceful walk through the gentle hills of the Cotwolds with great views and charming honey colored villages P
Gloucestershire 288 Moreton-in-Marsh Grand Circular via the Escarpement 43 km 10 1,075 The Cotswold Hills and Escarpment with fine views and bucolic villages - Stanway, Stanton and Snowshill, and optionally, Broadway Tower P
Hampshire 2.10 Alton Circular 20 km 4 350 Long but gentle walk visiting Selborne and Chawton, which inspired Jane Austen (writer) and Gilbert White (naturalist) W
Hampshire 74 Bournemouth to Barton-on-Sea 17 km 3 150 A coastal walk along the Bournemouth promenade past Hengistbury Head, with a ferry crossing and some hidden beaches. W
Hampshire 163 Brockenhurst Circular 17 km 3 150 The New Forest - A mix of dense and more open woods. W
Hampshire 226 Brockenhurst to Lymington 18 km 3 125 Varied walk on the southern edge of the New Forest through parkland, woods, open heaths and pasture before a contrasting finish past coastal marshes. W
Hampshire 265 Dean to Mottisfont 27 km 8 450 Remote West Hampshire: varied Woodlands, the scenic valleys of the Wallop Brook and the Dun and Test Rivers and Broughton Down Nature Reserve W
Hampshire 160 Farnham to Blackwater 22 km 5 325 Farnham Park, Caesar’s Camp, Beacon Hill, Bourley Reservoirs, Gelvert Stream, Fleet Pond, Foxlease Meadows and Hawley Common W
Hampshire 318 Fleet Circular 19 km 4 175 Varied heathland and woodland containing some unusual features, returning alongside the Basingstoke Canal W
Hampshire 84 Hook to Winchfield 20 km 3 150 A walk along a rural stretch of the Basingstoke Canal, passing the ruins of a medieval castle and visiting an attractive Hampshire town. W
Hampshire 62 Lymington to Barton-on-Sea 16 km 2 50 Easy coastal walk along the Solent Way with views towards the Isle of Wight. Return by bus. W
Hampshire 58 Mottisfont to Romsey 22 km 5 250 Mottisfont Abbey Gardens, West Hampshire Chalk Downs, Dun & Test Valleys and the picturesque market town of Romsey W
Hampshire 1.3 Netley to Botley 15 km 2 100 The Solent Way and the River Swanick with sea views, marinas and mudflats W
Hampshire 97 Overton Circular 19 km 4 200 North Hampshire hills and Jane Austen's literary landscape W
Hampshire 53 Overton to Whitchurch 17 km 3 150 An easy walk down the Test valley which passes many interesting mills, old and new. W
Hampshire 2.11 Petersfield to Liss 17 km 5 400 Shoulder of Mutton Hill (steep, fine view) and a very walker friendly pub W
Hampshire 179 Portsmouth to Havant via Hayling Island 18 km 1 0 Portsmouth Harbour, Southsea promenande, 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. V W
Hampshire 182 Winchester to West Meon or Hinton Ampner 26 km 7 450 Historic Winchester and the South Downs Way. Shorter ending in Hinton Ampner NT or longer ending via Beacon Hill, and a railway path. Return by bus. W
Hampshire 183 West Meon to Petersfield 28 km 9 725 A railway path, The South Downs Way, Old Winchester Hill, Butser Hill, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Buriton and The Hangers Way. W
Hampshire 180 Southbourne to Emsworth via Thorney Island 16 km 1 25 Easy coastal walk around Thorney Island in Chichester's tidal harbour. V W
Hampshire 1.48 Whitchurch to Andover 19 km 3 125 Longparish, thatched cottages and the River Test W
Hampshire 15 Winchester Circular 18 km 4 300 A historic Cathedral City, St Catherine's Hill and downland. W
Hertfordshire 91 Baldock Circular 20 km 4 225 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. KX
Hertfordshire 1.41 Bow Brickhill to Leighton Buzzard 15 km 2 250 The Greensand Ridge, River Ouzel and Grand Union Canal E
Hertfordshire 1.17 Bow Brickhill to Woburn Sands 19 km 6 275 Woburn Abbey and its Safari Park (animals visible from the path) via many gentle hills E
Hertfordshire 168 Broxbourne Circular 24 km 6 325 A strenuous walk through the Spital Brook valley into Broxbourne Woods National Nature Reserve and an assortment of ancient and wild woods and diverse woodland setting. LS
Hertfordshire 311 Cheshunt to Broxbourne 17 km 2 0 River Lee Country Park and Waltham Abbey LS
Hertfordshire 1.7 Garston to St Albans 14 km 1 100 River Ver, historic St Albans and the Roman town of Verulamium E
Hertfordshire 55 Harlow Circular 14 km 1 75 An easy walk through south east Hertfordshire. LS
Hertfordshire 234 Hitchin Circular 26 km 7 350 Grassy lanes and woods across the most north easterly Chilterns ridge to Pegsdon Hills and Knocking Hoe. A motte-and-double bailey and an abandoned medieval village, alder and willow woodland, Oughton (chalk river), Hitchin’s old town with Tudor and Georgian buildings KX
Hertfordshire 164 Roydon to Sawbridgeworth 23 km 4 200 Open countryside with wheat fields, woods and waterways - stretches of the River Ash in the morning and the Stort Navigation near the end. Passes the Henry Moore Sculpture Park. LS
Hertfordshire 210 Sawbridgeworth to Bishops Stortford 24 km 5 175 Sawbridgeworth, gently rolling countryside, fields, woods and waterways, the Stort Navigation, and Bishop's Storford LS
Hertfordshire 165 St Margarets Circular 26 km 5 225 Quiet rolling Hertfordshire countryside, a haunted, ruined church and long stretches in scenic river valleys. LS
Hertfordshire 94 Watton-at-Stone Circular 18 km 2 275 The rolling hills of Hertfordshire, the River Beane, and Watton. M
Hertfordshire 69 Welwyn Circular 18 km 2 175 An easy walk through Hertfordshire countryside, visiting Ayot St Lawrence and an an ivied Gothic ruin of a church. KX M
Isle of Wight 71 Lake to Ryde 21 km 5 250 The north east section of the coastal path: cliffs, Victorian promenades, and a quiet harbour. W
Isle of Wight 72 Yarmouth Circular 19 km 5 300 The Isle of Wight coastal path, Tennyson Down, a nature reserve, and a disused railway. W
Kent 236 Ashurst to Eridge 21 km 5 275 Gently undulating High Weald walk in the low hills and valleys around Tunbridge Wells LB
Kent 28 Birchington to Herne Bay 14 km 1 100 Easy coastal walks, passing the dramatic ruins at Reculver TL StP V
Kent 1.36 Borough Green to Sevenoaks 15 km 4 225 A Country House, Igtham Mote (NT), Knole Palace and deer park (NT), as well as pretty countryside, and close to London. V
Kent 121 Canterbury Circular via Bekesbourne and Sturry 23 km 2 150 Ancient villages, churches and pubs in a classic Kent landscape TL StP V
Kent 138 Chilham Circular 15 km 5 275 A climb into the Kentish Downs and a descent to two historic houses. TL StP V
Kent 1.28 Chilham to Canterbury 20 km 4 225 A pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral via the Great Stour River, hop fields and orchards TL StP V
Kent 3 Cowden to Eridge 20 km 4 350 Starts along a valley and then over hills to Hartfield for lunch, followed by an undulating trek thorough woods and fields to Eridge. LB
Kent 78 Cowden to Hever 17 km 4 250 A contrast between a remote part of the Weald and three attractive and popular Kent villages LB
Kent 1.35 Crowhurst to Battle 20 km 4 300 Gentle woods and fields, the Battle of Hastings, and Battle Abbey CX
Kent 173 Cuxton to Halling 18 km 6 375 Cobham Park and the newly-restored Darnley Mausoleum, organic farms and nature reserves
Kent 35 Cuxton to Sole Street 17 km 5 425 Open views and a wooded ridge before lunch. A short afternoon passes a large organic farm (wildflowers) and the Leather Bottle pub (of Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers) in Cobham
Kent 202 Dartford to Greenhithe 11 km 1 25 Riverside walk along the banks of the Darent and the Thames with stunning views of the Dartford river crossing CX V
Kent 2.30 Dover to Deal 18 km 3 475 Easy cliff walk following the Saxon Shore Way along the 'White Cliffs of Dover' to historic Deal LB StP V
Kent 59 Eynsford Circular 22 km 7 400 A contrast between hidden valleys in the North Downs and the Darent Valley Path through three interesting villages. TL CX StP V
Kent 291 Farningham Road to Eynsford 18 km 4 275 Ancient woodlands, low hills and riverside paths in the Darent valley. V
Kent 207 Farningham Road to Sole Street 17 km 3 225 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. V
Kent 12 Faversham to Whitstable 16 km 1 25 Easy Coastal Walk TL StP V
Kent 13 Folkestone to Dover 15 km 9 400 Coastal Walk along the cliffs to Dover, with options also taking in The Warren. TL CX StP
Kent 152 Pluckley to Ashford 16 km 3 125 Greensand Way Stage 10 - orchards, a gentle ridge, but an urban ending to Ashford TL CX StP
Kent 153 Ashford to Ham Street 17 km 2 50 Greensand Way Stage 11 - an urban start, the outskirts of Ashford but a much nicer ending TL CX StP V
Kent 41 Yalding to Sevenoaks 21 km 4 425 Kent Orchards, then follows the Greensand Way to Igtham Mote (NT), One Tree Hill, Knole House and deer park (NT) TL CX StP
Kent 150 Yalding to Sutton Valence 15 km 3 225 Greensand Way Stage 8 - fine views from a gentle ridge and excellent pubs en-route TL CX StP
Kent 151 Harrietsham or Sutton Valence to Pluckley 18 km 3 200 Greensand Way Stage 9 - fine views from a gentle ridge, orchards and nice pubs TL StP V
Kent 106 Ham Street to Appledore 19 km 3 150 A walk full of historical interest in the low hills around Romney Marsh TL StP
Kent 281 Hayes Circular 10 km 1 125 A short walk across three commons in South East London CX CS
Kent 82 Hayes to Knockholt 16 km 4 300 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) CX CS
Kent 175 Hever to Ashurst 16 km 4 250 A surprisingly remote part of the High Weald on the Kent/East Sussex border LB
Kent 1.19 Hever to Leigh 14 km 2 150 2 castles, a stately home, rivers, ponds, woods, undulating hills and three lovely villages LB
Kent 209 Higham to Gravesend 18 km 3 50 Birdwatching and nature walk - the Thames Estuary, Hooe Peninsular and Cliffe Pools RSPB Nature reserve. LB V
Kent 219 Hildenborough to Hadlow or Tonbridge 13 km 2 75 Gentle walk through the Kentish Weald to one of the tallest follies in Britain.
Kent 253 Hollingbourne Circular via Hucking 18 km 5 300 An attractive woodland estate at the top of the North Downs and a circuit through the grounds of Leeds Castle to finish LB V
Kent 221 Hollingbourne Circular via Thurnham 21 km 7 375 Views from the North Downs ridge on the way out, returning across farm fields and finishing with a circuit through the grounds of Leeds Castle LB V
Kent 2.16 Hurst Green to Chiddingstone Causeway 21 km 6 475 Long. The Greensand Way through remote wooded hills, passing Chartwell (Churchill, NT), Toys and Ide Hills. Gentle fields to finish. LB V
Kent 7 Knockholt Circular 19 km 5 500 An enjoyable day out in the country within zone 6, thanks to those who campaigned for and legislated the Green Belt policy. CX
Kent 37 Knockholt to Otford 13 km 7 425 A moderately strenuous stroll in the North Downs, taking in the pretty village of Shoreham CX
Kent 92 Leigh and Penshurst 14 km 3 175 The Eden valley, Penshurst Place and a rural pub for lunch. CX
Kent 1.21 Leigh to Sevenoaks 15 km 5 225 A gentle morning past fields and Oasthouses, then a steep climb to Knole Palace (NT) and its deer park CX
Kent 1.15 Leigh to Tunbridge Wells 19 km 5 350 Penshurst Place (a stately home), rivers, woods, and Kent's rolling hills CX
Kent 1 Lenham to Charing 13 km 3 250 A tranquil walk along the North Downs TL StP V
Kent 93 Sandling to Folkestone or Dover 18 km 7 775 A dramatic ridge walk along the North Downs Way, overlooking the English Channel. TL CX StP
Kent 24 Sandling to Wye 21 km 6 350 Pretty Ridge Walk along the North Downs Way with lovely views. Nice pubs for lunch and tea TL CX StP
Kent 1.43 Otford Circular via Romney Street 12 km 5 275 A short walk packed with variety and fine views, bluebell woods in season, a pretty village and a short train journey TL CX StP V
Kent 290 Otford Circular via Shoreham 14 km 5 350 The steep-sided hills and secluded valleys around the Darent valley. TL CX StP V
Kent 1.23 Otford to Eynsford 14 km 5 225 2 climbs, the River Darent, two castles, and a Roman villa TL CX StP V
Kent 63 Oxted Circular 20 km 5 275 The Greensand Hills on the Surrey/Kent border to historic Westerham, with a choice of routes for the return leg. LB V
Kent 135 Oxted to Lingfield 20 km 4 175 A short climb over the Greensand Hills followed by a gentle walk across the Low Weald, with a fine bluebell wood at its centre LB V
Kent 300 Penshurst Circular via Bough Beech 22 km 5 250 Popular bird-watching site in the Eden Valley and attractive Kent villages CX
Kent 2.21 Pluckley Circular 12 km 1 100 Gentle walk through quiet Kent Orchards with ancient pubs - Darling Buds of May territory. Hilly afternoon options. TL CX StP
Kent 101 Ramsgate to Margate 16 km 2 200 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 TL CX StP
Kent 2.20 Robertsbridge Circular 19 km 4 350 Quiet, rolling hills, Bodiam Castle (NT), with a gentler finish. CX
Kent 222 Robertsbridge Circular via Brightling 18 km 3 350 A walk through Jack Fuller Country CX
Kent 154 Rye, Dungeness and Lydd-on-Sea 22 km 4 75 Interesting coastal walk past sand dunes, an army range, and a nuclear power station to a unique shingle desert. Travel by bus LB StP
Kent 51 Sandling to Folkestone via the Sea 11 km 5 200 A swimming walk. Starts with a disused railway line, Saltwood Castle, and downland. Finishes along the coast to Folkestone. TL CX StP
Kent 21 Sevenoaks Circular 16 km 3 300 Out via the National Trust's Knole Park, House, and Igtham Mote. Back by the Greensand Way along the escarpment of the Kent Downs. TL CX StP
Kent 20 Sevenoaks to Westerham 19 km 6 425 Knole Park, then west along the Greensand Way with spectacular views of the Kent Weald. TL CX StP
Kent 289 Shoreham Circular 20 km 6 350 The steep-sided hills above an attractive village in the Darent valley. TL CX StP V
Kent 2.17 Snodland to Sole Street 13 km 5 325 The North Downs, hilly with views after lunch, and tranquil Luddesdown for tea. TL StP
Kent 80 Staplehurst to Headcorn or Cranbrook 13 km 2 50 An easy walk through fields in the Kentish Weald, with some fine bluebell woods en route, and an option to visit Sissinghurst Gardens (NT). CX
Kent 2.19 Stonegate Circular 16 km 3 275 Remote, rolling Hills, Burwash for Lunch and Batemans (NT, Rudyard Kipling's home) CX
Kent 113 Tenterden to Rye 22 km 5 200 A varied landscape between two interesting Cinque Port towns, from the low hills of the eastern High Weald almost to the coast TL CX StP V
Kent 299 Teynham to Faversham 25 km 3 125 Fruit farms, The Saxon Shore Way along the tidal River Swale, creeks, mudflats, and the stark but beautiful landscape of windswept grazing marshes. Oare Marshes NNR. Ends in historic Faversham. V
Kent 220 Tonbridge to Hadlow 17 km 2 75 Gentle walk in the Medway Valley with a unique church and one of the tallest follies in Britain. TL CX StP
Kent 235 Tonbridge to Penshurst 18 km 3 150 The Eden Valley Walk through Haysden Country Park to Penshurst Place and Chiddingstone Castle TL CX StP
Kent 238 Tunbridge Wells to Hildenborough 18 km 4 250 Gentle walk via elegant Tunbridge Wells, delightful woods, the Wealdway, and Haysden County Park CX
Kent 2.18 Wadhurst Circular 19 km 4 650 The High Weald, quiet countryside - woods and rolling hills, the Sussex Border Path, and historic Mayfield for lunch. CX
Kent 38 Whyteleafe to Hayes 17 km 5 250 Field, woods, quiet valleys, a gem of a pub, and close to London. TL LB StP V
Kent 1.53 Wye Circular 18 km 6 550 Out over the North Downs with breathtaking views to lunch in Sole Street. Back up over the Downs, then returning along the Great Stour river. Muddy in winter. TL CX StP V
Kent 320 Yalding Circular 13 km 2 200 Pub Medley at the River Medway TL CX StP
Kent 1.50 Yalding to Borough Green 17 km 3 275 A gentle walk along The Greensand Way and through Mereworth Woods TL CX StP
Lake District 199 Walks from Ambleside 8 km 4 Low to mid level walks from Ambleside in the Lake District
London 321 Alexandra Palace to Tottenham Hale 16 km 3 125 Alexandra Palace, the Parkland Walk (a former railway line), two restored Wetlands and several cafés in north London KX M
London 215 Blackheath to Canary Wharf 12 km 1 50 Blackheath, Greenwich Royal Park, its Observatory and Meridian, the London skyline, the Cutty Sark, a Thames foot tunnel and Canary Wharf skyscrapers. CX CS V
London 137 Crystal Palace to Forest Hill 13 km 3 175 Short surburban London walk with plenty of interesting and unusual features. LB V
London 104 Ealing Broadway Circular 18 km 1 50 The green spaces of West London, including The Grand Union Canal, Boston Manor, Syon House, The Thames towpath, Kew Gardens, and Gunnersbury Park.
London 259 Manor Park to Epping 24 km 5 225 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. LS
London 42 Greenford to Osterley 12 km 1 50 A walk through attractive open spaces in West London, visiting parks, a viaduct, a series of locks and a NT stately home.
London 240 Hampton Court Circular 13 km 1 25 Two royal parks and Britain's finest surviving Tudor building W
London 257 Highgate to Hampstead 15 km 4 250 A varied walk through the green spaces of London's ‘Northern Heights’, with some panoramic views of the city
London 122 Central London Circular 15 km 1 25 Urban walk through Central London - passes many famous tourist sites
London 241 Leytonstone to Loughton 13 km 1 100 Epping Forest
London 197 Loughton to Epping 13 km 3 200 The ancient woodland of Epping Forest within Zone 6
London 273 Mitcham Junction to Colliers Wood 15 km 1 25 Nature Reserves and the Wandle Trail through south London TL LB StP V W
London 261 Norbiton to Hammersmith or Putney 17 km 2 50 A deer park, 'the village on the river' and one of the first English landscape gardens W
London 309 Petts Wood Circular 12 km 1 250 Easy and pleasant walk through woodlands nestled in the middle of London's South-Eastern suburbs CX CS V
London 203 Rainham to Grays 16 km 2 0 Dracula, outdoor art, concrete barges, an ace nature reserve, industrial sculpture, history and heritage, accompanied by the mighty Thames. FS
London 172 Rainham to Purfleet via RSPB Rainham Marshes 13 km 1 25 An easy birdwatching walk in Outer East London along an atmospheric section of the Thames Path via the RSPB reserve at Rainham marshes. FS
London 188 Richmond Circular 12 km 1 150 Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Richmond Park and the River Thames.
London 245 Westminster to Greenwich via the south bank 13 km 1 0 The Thames path through central London, past Tower Bridge and the regenerating East End, to historic Greenwich.
London 228 Totteridge Circular 14 km 2 175 Meadows, woods and villages on the Northern Heights
London 282 Tower Hill to Putney Bridge via Thames Path 13 km 1 0 The Thames Path through the centre of London, passing the City, Westminster, Chelsea, Battersea and Putney via 18 bridges
London 206 Wimbledon Circular 10 km 2 75 Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Wimbledon Common.
London 46 Wimbledon to Kingston 15 km 3 100 Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park, and the Thames Path.
Norfolk 70 Hunstanton to Cromer 76 km 3 325 A quiet coastal path with wide beaches, sand dunes, salt and freshwater marshes, nature reserves, barrier islands, and lots of birds.
Northamptonshire 176 Kings Sutton Circular 17 km 3 250 A leisurely stroll through Northamptonshire with ample refreshment. M P
Northern France 126 Calais Walking Guide 26 km 1 25 8 walks between 5 and 16 miles in the Calais area suitable for day trips by ferry.
Oxfordshire 293 Banbury Circular 17 km 2 125 A peaceful circular walk with a variety of lunch stops. M
Oxfordshire 49 Cholsey to Goring 24 km 3 250 Fairly gentle climbs through Oxfordshire and Berkshire countryside ending with a southerly stretch along the Thames. P
Oxfordshire 242 Cholsey to Goring via Wallingford 21 km 4 125 The Thames Path to Wallingford, rolling hills and South Stoke, finishing along the Thames path P
Oxfordshire 1.24 Cookham to Maidenhead 17 km 3 150 A figure of 9 - Up over Winter Hill, overlooking the Thames Valley, then along the Thames Path. P
Oxfordshire 44 Didcot Circular 22 km 3 125 A walk in Oxfordshire, taking in Dorchester-on-Thames and the Clumps. Can start from Appleford. P
Oxfordshire 1.40 Gerrards Cross to Cookham 15 km 2 100 Bulstrode Park and Burnham Beeches woods, the Thames, and Stanley Spencer M
Oxfordshire 243 Goring circular via Hill Bottom 18 km 4 300 Rolling Chilterns countryside, forest trails, quiet country lanes and 3 pubs P
Oxfordshire 1.38 Hanborough to Charlbury 22 km 5 375 Blenheim Palace, its beautiful landscaped parkland, a Roman road, and flint stone villages. P
Oxfordshire 1.1 Henley Circular via Great Wood 16 km 2 175 The Thames Path in the morning, historic Hambledon for lunch, and back via the hills above Henley in the afternoon. Short but pretty. P
Oxfordshire 1.51 Henley to Pangbourne 19 km 6 250 Another lovely country ramble, and the perfect pub crawl. Starts and finishes by the Thames, via forests and several country pubs. P
Oxfordshire 2.7 Henley via Hambleden Circular 15 km 3 175 The Thames path in the morning. Gentle woodland after lunch in an NT Village, Historic riverside Henley for tea. P
Oxfordshire 2.6 Henley via Stonor Circular 22 km 6 500 Long walk through the Chilterns over gentle rolling grassy hills. Historic riverside Henley for tea. P
Oxfordshire 223 Henley via Turville Circular 24 km 5 225 The Midsomer Murders Walk P
Oxfordshire 292 Islip Circular 17 km 3 175 Pleasant rolling countryside north of Oxford, and the RSPB Otmoor wetland reserve M
Oxfordshire 246 Kingham to Charlbury 18 km 2 75 The Oxfordshire Way, the river Evenlode, gentle rolling hills, woods and fields that were the inspiration for Tolkien’s Hobbitshire, and 2 Cotswold villages P
Oxfordshire 2.8 Marlow Circular 22 km 4 200 The Thames path in the morning, a classic pub for lunch, gentle hill afterwards. P
Oxfordshire 1.13 Oxford Circular 16 km 1 25 Rivers Isis and Cherwell, Commons, a ruined Abbey, a Norman Castle compound and a stroll around Oxford and its historic colleges M P
Oxfordshire 1.4 Pangbourne Circular 14 km 4 225 Pretty villages, a toll bridge, fine views of the Thames in the morning and a serene stroll through a rural idyll after lunch. P
Oxfordshire 170 Pangbourne via Goring Circular 14 km 3 175 Hilly route to Pangbourne for lunch, shorter return along the Thames P
Oxfordshire 1.9 Shiplake to Henley 18 km 4 225 The River Thames, Rotherfield Greys village, Greys Court (NT) and historic Henley P
Oxfordshire 190 Thame Circular 21 km 3 50 Scenic ramble through quiet villages in the Thame Valley on the Oxon/Bucks border, north of the Chilterns. M
Oxfordshire 171 Goring to Wantage 30 km 5 300 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. P
Pembrokeshire 317 Castlemartin Range Coast Path 14 km 2 75 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!
Somerset 186 Bath Circular via 2 Tunnels and a Canal 20 km 2 125 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 P W
Somerset 284 Bruton Circular or from Castle Cary 25 km 8 675 Narrow steep-sided valleys with fast flowing streams and rivers, rolling hilltops, Alfred’s Tower, Hauser & Wirth Somerset art gallery P
South Yorkshire 267 Sheffield Circular via Porter and Gleadless 15 km 5 925 Strenuous excursion through the south westerly wooded valleys of Sheffield TL KX StP
South Yorkshire 266 Sheffield to Bamford via Stanage Edge 26 km 10 850 A walk of extreme contrasts: 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 TL KX StP
Suffolk 204 Aldeburgh to Saxmundham 16 km 3 75 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
Suffolk 205 Wickham Market to Aldeburgh 23 km 3 75 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. LS
Suffolk 227 Wickham Market to Felixstowe 35 km 3 75 Long (or 2 day) walk over farms, heathland, then along the Butley river, wild and isolated coastline, and a ferry crossing to Felixstowe. LS
Surrey 237 Ash Circular via the MOD Ranges 22 km 6 650 Explore the remote Ash Ranges - what Surrey should really look like! (Usually open Bank Holidays only - Check!) P W
Surrey 96 Ash Vale Circular via North Downs Way 26 km 5 375 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. W
Surrey 136 Ash Vale to Worplesdon 20 km 4 175 The Basingstoke Canal, Ash Ranges (Remote, hilly MOD land with unrestricted access), Cobbett Hill and Whitmoor Common. W
Surrey 107 Ash to Brookwood 15 km 5 100 Ash Ranges and Brookwood Cemetery P W
Surrey 184 Bentley to Farnham 25 km 7 400 Alice Holt Ancient Forest, Surrey Hills, Scotch Pine Forest, and remote heather filled heathland, Frensham Great and Little Ponds (swimming) W
Surrey 64 Box Hill Circular 15 km 7 500 A fairly strenuous walk in a beautiful part of the North Downs V
Surrey 1.49 Box Hill to Leatherhead 12 km 7 300 Short, 2 steep climbs and the view from Box Hill in the morning, and a gentle river valley after lunch V
Surrey 177 Chipstead to Kingswood 16 km 5 325 Ancient woodland, open downs and farmland in London's Green Belt LB
Surrey 274 Dorking Circular 19 km 6 375 Out along the North Downs escarpment and back through the Greensand Hills. V W
Surrey 2.14 Effingham Junction to Westhumble 15 km 4 275 Polesden Lacy (dramatic NT country house) for lunch, steep woods opening out onto the North Downs Ridge, and an English vineyard for tea W
Surrey 1.12 Farnham to Godalming 21 km 6 275 A long but pretty walk with gentle hills via a nice mixture of river valley, forest tracks, and many beautiful country houses. W
Surrey 277 Godstone to Oxted 18 km 4 225 Compare two magnificent yew trees in the Surrey churchyards of Crowhurst and Tandridge. CX
Surrey 1.14 Gomshall to Guildford 16 km 3 175 Historic Shere, then a walk through a broad wooded valley, then along a canal to historic Guildford V W
Surrey 145 Witley to Haslemere via Thursley, Surrey Hills 17 km 5 475 Greensand Way Stage 1 : Gibbet Hill, Devil's Punch Bowl and Hindhead Common W
Surrey 146 Witley to Ewhurst 20 km 5 475 Greensand Way Stage 2 : The Surrey Hills : the Wey Valley, and remote villages W
Surrey 147 Gomshall to Dorking 21 km 5 425 Greensand Way Stage 3 : The Surrey Hills : Holmbury Hill and Leith Hill V W
Surrey 16 Dorking to Reigate 13 km 3 175 A mainly level route along the River Mole and then the Greensand Way via several picturesque villages. V W
Surrey 148 Earlswood to Oxted 17 km 4 325 Greensand Way Stage 5 : A gentle ridge walk through a quiet part of Surrey. Regularly spaced pubs. V
Surrey 149 Hurst Green to Sevenoaks 19 km 6 425 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) LB V
Surrey 185 Guildford Circular via Albury Park 25 km 7 400 The North Downs ridge, a haunted pool, unusual churches and traces of an industrial era in the Tillingbourne valley W
Surrey 2.12 Guildford to Farnham 22 km 2 300 A river valley, gentle pastures, Watts Gallery, woods, remote heathlands and heather covered moors. W
Surrey 2.13 Guildford to Gomshall 17 km 5 500 Historic Guildford, The North Downs Way and St Martha-on-the-Hill Church, picturesque Shere. Option to continue along the NDW to Dorking W
Surrey 131 Guildford to Horsley 21 km 4 375 Viewpoints on the North Downs ridge W
Surrey 57 Guildford via Chantries Hill Circular 20 km 4 325 Chantries Hill and the North Downs Way to St Marthas Church (viewpoint). Albery for lunch, returning via mixed woods and the tranquil Wey navigation to Guildford. W
Surrey 1.22 Haslemere Circular 14 km 4 375 Gentle woods in the morning and a climb to Black Down in the afternoon W
Surrey 144 Haslemere to Farnham 24 km 7 550 Invall 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 W
Surrey 1.42 Holmwood to Gomshall 17 km 6 325 A very pretty forest walk, quite close to London, and the view from Leith Hill, the highest point in the Southeast. V
Surrey 32 Holmwood to Reigate 16 km 2 150 An easy walk through Surrey's Low Weald and the Mole Valley. V
Surrey 287 Holmwood to Shamley Green 19 km 8 425 The Greensand Way : Leith Hill and Tower, Holmbury Hill, Pitch Hill and the Hurt Wood V
Surrey 214 Horsley to West Byfleet 15 km 3 75 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 W
Surrey 1.6 Liphook to Haslemere 15 km 5 375 Lovely walks through wooded Surrey Hills W
Surrey 4 Merstham to Tattenham Corner 17 km 4 275 Viewpoints on the North Downs to start, a pub lunch in Mogador, and a London panorama from the Epsom Downs to finish. LB V
Surrey 1.20 Milford to Godalming 18 km 6 325 The Greensand Way, Winkworth(a NT Arboretum), a canal, and historic Godalming. W
Surrey 1.27 Milford to Haslemere 19 km 6 350 Its surprising how remote Surrey can be, pretty lakes, heathland, and Devil's Punchbowl as well. W
Surrey 111 Caterham to Knockholt 26 km 9 750 The North Downs Way through woods with fine views - and within Zone 6 - but does suffer from road noise. 2 shorter return-by-bus options TL LB StP
Surrey 1.47 Ockley to Warnham 17 km 3 150 A quiet corner of Surrey - woods, gentle hills and a lovely lunchtime pub V
Surrey 305 Oxshott Circular via Painshill 17 km 3 150 Surrey heaths, the Mole valley and the opportunity to visit “England's most elegant 18thC landscape garden” W
Surrey 178 Oxshott to Ashtead 20 km 3 425 The River Mole and the heaths, commons and woods of metropolitan Surrey. Including Oxshott Heath, Esher Common, Prince’s Coverts, Ashtead and Epsom Commons. W
Surrey 2.15 Riddlesdown to Coulsdon South 17 km 4 300 Happy Valley and Farthing Down, close to London (Zone 6) V
Surrey 139 Tadworth via Headley Heath and Box Hill Circular 19 km 8 400 Mixed open and wooded chalk downland with several viewpoints close to London LB
Surrey 1.2 Wanborough to Godalming 13 km 3 250 Over the North Downs ridge to Watts Gallery, then a ramble to historic Godalming W
Surrey 45 West Byfleet to Hampton Court 17 km 1 0 The Thames Path, the Wey Navigation and several pubs. W
Surrey 43 Whyteleafe to Woldingham 19 km 4 225 Bluebell woods, fields, valleys and nature reserves on the London/Surrey border. TL LB StP V
Surrey 1.44 Witley to Haslemere 14 km 3 175 A gentle walk to Chiddingfold and the Crown Inn W
Surrey 244 Woldingham Circular via Titsey Place 18 km 7 500 Rural valleys, the North Downs and the Titsey Plantation V
Surrey 2 Woldingham to Oxted 17 km 5 325 Close to London, this walk combines stretches of both The North Downs Way, and the Greensand Way. V
Wales (Anglesey) 103 Newborough Warren Circular 18 km 2 100 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.
Wales (Brecon Beacons NP) 86 Black Mountain from Glyntawe 15 km 8 1,225 A strenous 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.
Wales (Brecon Beacons NP) 278 Brecon Beacons Horseshoe from Neuadd Reservoir 15 km 8 1,625 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
Wales (Brecon Beacons NP) 306 Brecon Circular via Y Gaer Battle and Pen Y Crug 18 km 6 575 Lowland walk along rivers, via a Roman Fort and a low ridge to an ancient hill fort
Wales (Brecon Beacons NP) 308 Bwlch Circular via Mynydd Troed and Llangors Lake 22 km 10 875 Via an easily accessible glacial ridge to the largest natural lake in South Wales and up an ancient hillfort site
Wales (Brecon Beacons NP) 285 Fan Dance 24 km 8 1,125 SAS fitness exercise. Storey Arms over Pen y Fan to Torpantau, and back again, against the clock, with a full pack
Wales (Brecon Beacons NP) 307 Craig Y Nos to Llwyn Y Celyn 21 km 10 1,225 Remote mountain traverse: limestone scenery, Fan Gyhirych, a glacial escarpment, great views all around. Bus travel.
Wales (Brecon Beacons NP) 280 Henrhyd Waterfalls from Craig y Nos 13 km 3 600 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
Wales (Brecon Beacons NP) 85 Pen Y Fan and Corn Du from Storey Arms 8 km 7 725 A classic, and very popular, short walk climbing up to the two highest peaks in the Brecon Beacons along an engineered path.
Wales (Brecon Beacons NP) 279 The Black Mountain from Glyntawe 22 km 10 1,575 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
Wales (Gower) 89 Llanmadoc via Whiteford Sands Circular 11 km 2 225 Out through NT pine forest with salt marsh views to a lighthouse, back along sand dunes and a remote beach.
Wales (Gower) 269 Mumbles to Three Cliffs Bay 20 km 5 375 Gower coast path via Mumbles Head, Langland bay, Caswell bay, Brandy Cove and Pwlldu bay.
Wales (Gower) 271 Port Eynon to Rhossili 12 km 4 275 Gower coast path along cliff top paths to Worms Head and spectaular Rhossili bay.
Wales (Gower) 87 Rhossili via Llangennith Circular 12 km 3 375 A gentle walk, up to then along he downs overlooking a stunning beach, and back along the beach itself.
Wales (Gower) 88 Rhossili via Worms Head Circular 11 km 6 225 A gentler 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.
Wales (Gower) 270 Three Cliffs Bay to Oxwich Bay 12 km 3 250 Gower coast path via spectacular Three Cliffs and Oxwich beaches
Wales (Snowdonia NP) 102 Snowdon 11 km 9 750 A beginners guide to safely climbing the highest mountain in England and Wales.
West Sussex 11 Amberley Circular 18 km 5 300 Out along the foot of the South Downs above Wild Brook wetland to Storrington for lunch, and back along the ridge of the Downs. V
West Sussex 2.22 Amberley to Arundel 15 km 5 200 South Downs in the morning, then follows the river Arun to Historic Arundel (Castle, Cathedral) V
West Sussex 39 Amberley to Pulborough 26 km 8 525 The South Downs Way up a ridge and then across a couple of hills and through hanging woods in the morning. Then through the quiet West Weald and the Rother Valley with several heathery commons. V
West Sussex 100 Arundel and Amberley 16 km 4 300 A contrast between peaceful villages in the Arun Valley and an attractive old town with a castle and cathedral. V
West Sussex 1.32 Arundel to Amberley 19 km 7 425 Arundel Castle, its parkland, and the South Downs V
West Sussex 295 Arundel to Goring-by-Sea 15 km 3 150 The River Arun, the Angmering Park Estate and “Worthing's best kept secret” on Highdown Hill. V
West Sussex 217 Arundel to Midhurst via Midhurst Way 32 km 9 750 Long walk though a remote and less visited part of the South Downs National Park V
West Sussex 1.16 Balcombe Circular 18 km 5 325 Nymans Gardens (NT), and the ruins of Slaugham LB V
West Sussex 22 Balcombe Circular via Ardingly Reservoir 16 km 4 475 Two interlocking circular walks (one for Summer, one for Winter) around Balcombe, taking in Ardingly Reservoir, the Ouse Valley Viaduct, and fine Weald territory. LB V
West Sussex 1.34 Balcombe to East Grinstead 17 km 6 425 Gentle wooded hills, Wakehurst Place Gardens (NT) and a reservoir LB V
West Sussex 312 Balcombe to Horsham 27 km 7 425 Through the Weald to an old market town LB V
West Sussex 200 Berwick via Arlington Circular 13 km 1 100 Tranquil, quiet and gently undulating countryside with fine views of the downs and weald V
West Sussex 8 Billingshurst to Amberley 23 km 5 350 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 V
West Sussex 283 Christs Hospital to Billingshurst via Knepp Castle 27 km 4 150 Long flat walk with an emphasis on fauna in a re-wilding area, and passing several historic buildings. V
West Sussex 40 East Grinstead Circular 18 km 5 250 Two walks in classic Weald territory, with an optional visit to the National Trust property of Standen V
West Sussex 27 East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park 32 km 8 550 Long walk through area of bluebell-rich woodland then heathery commons, or shorter walk and return by steam train V
West Sussex 239 Halnaker to Chichester via Goodwood 23 km 7 475 Scenic steep chalk downlands around the Upper Lavant Valley, Cass Sculpture Park, the Goodwood Estate and unrivalled views from St. Roche's Hill V
West Sussex 263 Haslemere to Midhurst via Henley 23 km 8 600 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 W
West Sussex 48 Haslemere to Midhurst via Lurgashall 22 km 7 525 Black Down (heathland with views) and Temple of the Winds (viewpoint), Lurgashall (picturesque village with pub by the green), Cowdray Estate (romantic ruin by Polo Fields) and historic market town of Midhurst. W
West Sussex 218 Haslemere to Midhurst via Midhurst Way 16 km 5 375 Quiet hills and forests, 2 country pubs, and Cowdray Park. W
West Sussex 2.23 Hassocks to Upper Beeding 16 km 7 550 3 steep hills with fine views before lunch at Devil's Dyke. A gentle ridge walk in the afternoon to Upper Beeding (short bus ride to Shoreham station) TL StP V
West Sussex 141 Haywards Heath Circular via Lindfield 19 km 4 200 A gently undulating walk in the low hills around the Ouse Valley. TL StP V
West Sussex 174 Haywards Heath to Balcombe via Ardingly 16 km 5 275 An undulating High Weald walk with a contrasting section alongside Ardingly Reservoir TL StP V
West Sussex 198 Haywards Heath to Balcombe via the Ouse valley 10 km 3 250 The rolling tree clad High Wield TL StP V
West Sussex 132 Horsted Keynes Circular 18 km 5 300 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 TL StP V
West Sussex 212 Littlehampton to Bognor Regis 12 km 2 0 Quiet coastal walk past quiet shingle beaches and busier south coast resorts of Littlehampton and Bognor Regis V
West Sussex 167 Chichester to West Wittering and East Head 21 km 2 25 A quiet canal, the shoreline of Chichester Harbour, West Wittering beach, and East Head spit. Return by bus. V
West Sussex 18 Petersfield to Rowlands Castle 16 km 3 375 An easy southerly trek through East Hampshire. W
West Sussex 14 Pulborough Circular 21 km 4 200 Long but easy walk which explores the water meadows of the River Arun, with the South Downs as a dramatic backdrop. V
West Sussex 9 Pulborough to Amberley 17 km 5 300 Historic Pulborough, gentle hills, a gem of a pub, an RSPB marshland, and up and over the South Downs to Amberley. V
West Sussex 294 Pulborough to Halfway Bridge via Tillington 26 km 8 550 The Rother and Lod valleys, Littleworth and Sutton Common heathlands, South Downs views, Burton Park and three good pubs V
West Sussex 128 Pulborough to Petworth 18 km 5 275 Across the Arun valley and Greensand Hills to an attractive town with one of the National Trust's finest properties V
West Sussex 68 Rowlands Castle Circular 26 km 9 625 A demanding walk, first through park- and woodland, then through the remote westerly valleys of the South Downs W
West Sussex 313 Rowlands Castle Grand Circular 37 km 10 1,625 Long walk via Kingley Vale SSI, Beacon Hill, and the South Downs ridge W
West Sussex 314 Seaford Circular via Alfriston and Bishopstone 25 km 7 425 A new perspective on, and glorious panoramic views of, the South Downs. LB V
West Sussex 211 Shoreham By Sea to Littlehampton 10 km 2 0 Varied coastal walk past quiet shingle beaches and the busier south coast resorts of Worthing and Littlehampton LB V
West Sussex 155 Petersfield to Cocking 20 km 7 625 Follows the South Downs Way along the crest of the South Downs with good 360 degree views throughout. W
West Sussex 33 Amberley to Cocking 19 km 6 475 Follows the South Downs Way along the ridge of the South Downs. Good views in the morning, a forested trail in the afternoon (travel by bus). V
West Sussex 26 Amberley to Shoreham By Sea or Lancing 24 km 5 425 A ridge walk along the South Downs Way, passing Chanctonbury Ring. V
West Sussex 1.37 Southbourne to Chichester 19 km 3 50 The inlets of Chichester Harbour (best at high tide) and the historic Cathedral town. V W
West Sussex 201 Uckfield via Van Hoogstraaten's Path Circular 15 km 3 225 Undulating low Weald Countryside via the (now peaceful) path at the centre of a right-of-way battle between the Ramblers and Van Hoogstraaten LB
West Sussex 225 Wivelsfield to Haywards Heath 19 km 5 250 Fine views from the High Weald, the picturesque Sussex village of Cuckfield, and Borde Hill Garden. TL StP V
Wiltshire 6 Bradford-on-Avon to Bath 17 km 2 75 Follow the tranquil Kennet and Avon Canal through a pretty valley between the historic towns of Bradford-upon-Avon and Bath P W
Wiltshire 127 Pewsey Circular 27 km 7 400 North Wessex Downs and the Vale of Pewsey P
Wiltshire 255 Pewsey or Marlborough Circular via Avebury 36 km 10 625 Long walk over Wiltshire downs to Avebury World Heritage Site P
Wiltshire 254 Salisbury Circular 32 km 9 425 Long walk. 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 W
Wiltshire 67 Salisbury to Amesbury via Stonehenge 25 km 6 325 A walk up the Avon valley with a magical approach to Stonehenge W
Wiltshire 250 Tisbury Circular via Alvediston 26 km 10 650 An Iron Age hill fort, pretty coombes, and lots of ascent: the Vale of Wardour and West Wiltshire Downs AONB with views to the Cranborne Chase AONB and all the way to the coast W
Wiltshire 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant 24 km 7 400 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) W
Wiltshire 252 Tisbury Circular via Donhead St. Andrew 23 km 9 575 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. W
Wiltshire 248 Tisbury Circular via Hindon 22 km 7 425 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 W
Wiltshire 251 Tisbury Circular via Ludwell 26 km 10 625 The Upper Nadder Valley (Wiltshire Downs), Wardour Park and its ruined Castle, steep ascents to Win Green and White Sheet hills and Chalke Valley. W
Wiltshire 286 Westbury to Warminster via Imber Range 30 km 9 750 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 P
Worcestershire 323 Evesham to Pershore via Dumbleton and Bredon Hills 34 km 10 600 Through the Vale of Evesham and over Cotswold Outliers with grand views of the Cotswolds and Malvern Hills P
Worcestershire 161 Hagley to Barnt Green via the Clent Hills 19 km 6 550 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 E
Worcestershire 324 Malvern Hills from Great Malvern or Colwall 21 km 10 1,500 Route over the iconic Malverns Range, rising out of the Plain, with optional routes covering all but a few of the tops. P

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