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12-Aug-10 • Andrew Murphy

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

The ridge of The Skirrid and Hatterrall Hill

SWC Walk 347 - Llanvihangel Crucorney Circular (via Bryn Arw and The Skirrid)

17-Sep-19 • 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

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.

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.

Chalfont St Giles

07-Apr-10 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Beaconsfield Circular

Gentle hills, Chalfont St Giles, and Jordans, a hamlet with Quaker links

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.


Saunderton circular via Bledlow

30-Nov-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Saunderton via Bledlow Circular

The Chilterns: the Ridgeway Path over an open ridge, returning by peaceful and secluded valleys.

Under the rail bridge

Saunderton Circular via West Wycombe

02-Jun-18 • moontiger on Flickr

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Saunderton via West Wycombe Circular

The Chilterns: wooded forests (very muddy in winter), Hughenden Manor (NT), West Wycombe Caves (of Hellfire club fame), finishing with a short ridge walk

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Tring to Berkhamsted

02-May-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Tring Circular

The Chilterns: An open ridge walk to Ivinghoe Beacon, gentle forests, and a classic village pub for tea.

View from Chiltern Escarpment

15-May-04 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Wendover Circular

The Chilterns: gentle wooded hills and ridges.

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

24-Mar-18 • senderismoenlondres on Flickr

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Cambridge via Grantchester Circular

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

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


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.

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

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

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.

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

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)

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

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.

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.

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Lundy Island Circular

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

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

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.


29-Jun-08 • JonCombe on Flickr

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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.

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


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.

Painted Lady

Battle Circular

21-Sep-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Battle Circular

The 1066 County Path, picturesque Battle and its Abbey


16-Oct-10 • Andrew Murphy

Buxted Circular

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


Climbers at Harrison's Rocks

25-Apr-11 • Sean O'Neill

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Eridge Circular

A short walk through an interesting part of the High Weald.

Llama Park

Marked on the map. Forest Row Circular

10-Sep-11 • moontiger on Flickr

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Forest Row Circular

The heathlands of Ashdown Forest. Travel by Bus.


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


04-Jun-11 • Andrew Murphy

Lewes Circular via Glynde and Southease

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

The trig point on the downs near Southease

23-Jan-05 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Lewes via West Firle Circular

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


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.

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.

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

BEN 101

03-Feb-19 • newnumenor on Flickr

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Benfleet Circular via Leigh on Sea

Hadleigh Castle, Leigh on Sean, and Benfleet Creek

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.

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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24-Sep-05 • Bela Struzkova

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Manningtree Circular

River Stour - Constable country


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.

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

Clouds over the river Colne

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17-Sep-11 • Ludovic Lemaignen on Flickr

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Wivenhoe Circular

2 circular walks on either side of the Colne estuary. **check ferry times in advance**

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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)

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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.

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Kemble Circular

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


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 Cotwolds with great views and charming honey colored villages

Abandoned barns

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


09-Apr-11 • Andrew Murphy

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.


Rhossili beach

29-Aug-16 • Andrew Murphy on Flickr

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Rhossili via Llangennith Circular

A gentle walk, up to then along he downs overlooking a stunning beach, and back along the beach itself.


01-Jan-09 • Andrew Murphy

Rhossili via Worms Head Circular

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.

Grave of Jane Austens sister and mother near Chawton Church

22-May-04 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Alton Circular

Long but gentle walk visiting Selborne and Chawton, which inspired Jane Austen (writer) and Gilbert White (naturalist)

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.

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Fleet Circular

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

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

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.

Big field

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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SWC Walk 168 Broxbourne Circular

21-Feb-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Broxbourne Circular

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.


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.

Pegsdon Hills

SWC Walk 234 Hitchin Circular

27-Jun-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hitchin Circular

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

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.

Woodland path

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.

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 an ivied Gothic ruin of a church.


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.

Near Fordwich, Kent

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


Mill on the Great Stour

14-Apr-12 • Sean O'Neill

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Chilham Circular

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


Bald Eagle greeting visitors to Eagle Heights

28-Mar-09 • 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.


13-Nov-16 • dirkpetera on Flickr

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Hayes Circular

A short walk across three commons in South East London


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


Leeds Castle

02-Jul-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Hollingbourne Circular via Thurnham

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

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.

Pond life, Otford

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21-Mar-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Otford Circular via Romney Street

A short walk packed with variety and fine views, bluebell woods in season, a pretty village and a short train journey

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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.


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 historic Westerham, with a choice of routes for the return leg.

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

Popular bird-watching site in the Eden Valley and attractive Kent villages


11-Nov-06 • msganching on Flickr

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Pluckley Circular

Gentle walk through quiet Kent Orchards with ancient pubs - Darling Buds of May territory. Hilly afternoon options.

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Robertsbridge circular

01-Mar-19 • moontiger on Flickr

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Robertsbridge Circular

Quiet, rolling hills, Bodiam Castle (NT), with a gentler finish.

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Robertsbridge Circular via Brightling

A walk through Jack Fuller Country


Sevenoaks circular

03-Nov-07 • moontiger 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.


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.

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Corner Cottage, 21 April '07

21-Apr-07 • mew2005b on Flickr

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Stonegate Circular

Remote, rolling Hills, Burwash for Lunch and Batemans (NT, Rudyard Kipling's home)


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.

Wadhurst Circular

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01-Jul-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Wadhurst Circular

The High Weald, quiet countryside - woods and rolling hills, the Sussex Border Path, and historic Mayfield for lunch.

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

Picnic Spot near Compasses Inn

SWC Walk Book 1 Walk 53 - Wye Circular

20-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wye Circular

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.


19-Jul-18 • dirkpetera on Flickr

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Yalding Circular

Pub Medley at the River Medway

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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.


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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VIRB Picture

01-Nov-16 • senderismoenlondres on Flickr

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Central London Circular

Urban walk through Central London - passes many famous tourist sites

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Petts Wood Circular

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

Red deer male and harem

Richmond Park

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.

Buttercups in early June

Totteridge Circular walk

07-Jun-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Totteridge Circular

Meadows, woods and villages on the Northern Heights

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01-Feb-18 • senderismoenlondres on Flickr

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Wimbledon Circular

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

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.

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Banbury Circular

A peaceful circular walk with a variety of lunch stops.

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.

Hambleden Mill

Henley Circular walk

09-Jun-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Henley Circular via Great Wood

The Thames Path in the morning, historic Hambledon for lunch, and back via the hills above Henley in the afternoon. Short but pretty.

Henley bridge

Henley via Hambleden walk

30-Oct-10 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Henley via Hambleden Circular

The Thames path in the morning. Gentle woodland after lunch in an NT Village, Historic riverside Henley for tea.

Woods near Bix summer

Henley via Stonor walk

02-Nov-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Henley via Stonor Circular

Long walk through the Chilterns over gentle rolling grassy hills. Historic riverside Henley for tea.

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

Islip Circular

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

Not quite still life in Marlow


03-Oct-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Marlow Circular

The Thames path in the morning, a classic pub for lunch, gentle hill afterwards.

River Isis

Oxford Circular.

04-Nov-07 • msganching on Flickr

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Oxford Circular

Rivers Isis and Cherwell, Commons, a ruined Abbey, a Norman Castle compound and a stroll around Oxford and its historic colleges

Thames Path

23-Jan-05 • Catherine Ames

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Pangbourne Circular

Pretty villages, a toll bridge, fine views of the Thames in the morning and a serene stroll through a rural idyll after lunch.


View west from below Upper Gatehampton Farm

08-Feb-15 • Sean O'Neill

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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

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.

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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

Dovecote on Pillow Mound, Bruton, from Lusty Hill

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

28-Feb-17 • 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

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

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

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Ash Circular via the MOD Ranges

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

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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.


Belted Galloway on Headley Heath

13-Oct-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Box Hill Circular

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

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.


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

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 Marthas Church (viewpoint). Albery for lunch, returning via mixed woods and the tranquil Wey navigation to Guildford.

Into the white wood

Haslemere Circular (silent walk)

05-Apr-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Haslemere Circular

Gentle woods in the morning and a climb to Black Down in the afternoon

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Oxshott Circular via Painshill

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

Horses and church

Tadworth Circular

20-Jan-18 • moontiger 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


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

View from the downs

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.

Japanese pavilion

They could have filmed Bridge on the River Kwai here perhaps.

12-Oct-13 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Balcombe Circular

Nymans Gardens (NT), and the ruins of Slaugham

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.

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Berwick via Arlington Circular

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

East Grinstead Circular

The ruins of Brambletye House. D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp

01-Mar-08 • 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


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.


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


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.

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


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

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Seaford Circular via Alfriston and Bishopstone

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

Jericho 17 miles (beware bandits....)

Framfield, Sussex

21-Mar-15 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Uckfield via Van Hoogstraaten's Path Circular

Undulating low Weald Countryside via the (now peaceful) path at the centre of a right-of-way battle between the Ramblers and Van Hoogstraaten

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

Avebury Standing Stones, SW quartile

SWC Walk 255 Pewsey or Marlborough Circular via Avebury

08-Aug-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pewsey or Marlborough Circular via Avebury

Long walk over Wiltshire downs to Avebury World Heritage Site

Salisbury Cathedral across the Water Meadows

SWC Walk 254 Salisbury Circular

01-Aug-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Salisbury Circular

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

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 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

Fovant Badges

SWC Walk 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant

06-Jun-15 • 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)

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.

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

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.