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Spectacular (but gentle) cliff top coastal swimming walk with karst limestone scenery - arches, stacks, blow holes, coves, headlands, and sandy beaches
Mortimer to Aldermaston
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Gentle. A stream, Roman Calleva, an an optional canal side extension.
SWC Walk 34 Newbury Racecourse to Woolhampton (Midgham Station)
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Easy walk with some gentle climbs en route which crosses Greenham Common, a former World War II and NATO airfield.
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An introductory walk passing Windsor Castle with lots of history, deer, pheasants, and the Royal Landscape.
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Virginia Water, Windsor Great Park, the Long Walk, and Windsor Castle
Reading to Henley walk
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A pretty stretch of the Thames towpath
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Cambridge and its Colleges, Grantchester, Trumpington and the University Botanic Gardens
SWC Walk 118 Ely Circular (off-route off the Ely Extension)
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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
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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.
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Cardiff Bay, barrage, heritage docks, the Welsh Assembly, bayside cafes and bars
Gentle Peak District walk along a disused railway line via viaducts, tunnels, and escarpements
SWC Walk 66 - Eastbourne to Hastings via Bexhill
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Flat coastal walk along the south coast past busy sea front promenades and quiet beaches.
Two 'SWC' walk authors decide to end it all.....
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A short North Sea coastal walk between 2 seaside resorts
The Essex Way broadly following the former Epping to Ongar tube line. Muddy in winter.
Benfleet to Leigh on Sea
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Essex Coastline, a ruined castle with a view, and 2 Tree Island
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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.
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2 circular walks on either side of the Colne estuary. **check ferry times in advance**
Tidal river Colne to Brighlingsea. Then short ferry for coast walk to Clacton (long) or West Mersea (bus)
The source of the Thames, an overgrown canal, quiet tracks, a pretty village, and the Thames path
Easy coastal walk along the Solent Way with views towards the Isle of Wight. Return by bus.
Botley to Netley walk
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The Solent Way and the River Swanick with sea views, marinas and mudflats
Portsmouth to Hayling Island walk
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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.
Easy coastal walk around Thorney Island in Chichester's tidal harbour.
Bow Brickhill to Leighton Buzzard
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The Greensand Ridge, River Ouzel and Grand Union Canal
Cheshunt to Broxbourne
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River Lee Country Park and Waltham Abbey
The bridge is to the right! D.Allen Vivitar 5199
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River Ver, historic St Albans and the Roman town of Verulamium
No sign of Cher, Susan Sarandon or Michelle Pfeiffer
An easy walk through south east Hertfordshire.
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The rolling hills of Hertfordshire, the River Beane, and Watton.
On the golf-course stretch, Welwyn Circular
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An easy walk through Hertfordshire countryside, visiting Ayot St Lawrence and an an ivied Gothic ruin of a church.
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Easy coastal walks, passing the dramatic ruins at Reculver
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Ancient villages, churches and pubs in a classic Kent landscape
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Riverside walk along the banks of the Darent and the Thames with stunning views of the Dartford river crossing
Faversham to Whitstable walk
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Easy Coastal Walk
Greensand Way Stage 11 - an urban start, the outskirts of Ashford but a much nicer ending
A short walk across three commons in South East London
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2 castles, a stately home, rivers, ponds, woods, undulating hills and three lovely villages
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Gentle walk through the Kentish Weald to one of the tallest follies in Britain.
Winter sky in Kent.
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Gentle walk through quiet Kent Orchards with ancient pubs - Darling Buds of May territory. Hilly afternoon options.
Ramsgate to Margate Broadstairs Folk Week
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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
Staplehurst to Headcorn
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An easy walk through fields in the Kentish Weald, with some fine bluebell woods en route, and an option to visit Sissinghurst Gardens (NT).
Tonbridge Circular walk
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Gentle walk in the Medway Valley with a unique church and one of the tallest follies in Britain.
Pub Medley at the River Medway
The Queen's House, Old Royal Naval College and Docklands
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Blackheath, Greenwich Royal Park, its Observatory and Meridian, the London skyline, the Cutty Sark, a Thames foot tunnel and Canary Wharf skyscrapers.
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Grand Union Canal and Osterley Park (NT)
SWC Short Walk 39 - Brockwell Park (Herne Hill Circular or to Brixton)
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Short amble through a small but well-kept urban park in Southeast London on raised ground
A Victorian "Magnificent 7" parkland cemetery in Chelsea
Kings Road, the Thames and Battersea Park
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River Wandle Trail and the Thames Path
SWC Short Walk 33 - Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds
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Exploration of several linked green areas in an otherwise densely populated suburb: a large variety of landscapes in Country Parks and Nature Reserves
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The green spaces of West London, including The Grand Union Canal, Boston Manor, Syon House, The Thames towpath, Kew Gardens, and Gunnersbury Park.
Rolling fields and small woods
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A walk through attractive open spaces in West London, visiting parks, a viaduct, a series of locks and a NT stately home.
SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park
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Naval Heritage, the Meridian, and a royal park with a great viewpoint
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Wooded heathland, swimming points, and Parliament Hill
Hampton Wick Pond, Home Park
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Two royal parks and Britain's finest surviving Tudor building
2 deer parks and a royal palace
SWC Short Walk 40 - Harrow-on-the-Hill (South Kenton or Northwick Park to Harrow-on-the-Hill)
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The playing fields of Harrow School and the historic buildings of Harrow village on its ridge
Hill in NW London, site of an ancient hill fort
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The Regents canal, Victoria and Mile End Parks
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Urban walk through Central London - passes many famous tourist sites
Ivy covered Greek, Classic, Egyptian and Gothic Mausoleums in a Victorian "Magnificent 7" parkland cemetery
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Mile End Park, a green bridge, Regents Canal and a Victorian city park
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Large wooded common popular with bird watchers
Nature Reserves and the Wandle Trail through south London
SWC Walk Short 13 - Morden Hall Park and Merton Abbey Mills
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NT parkland, streams, watermills, and Abbey Mills heritage site
Beverley Brook in Richmond Park
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A deer park, 'the village on the river' and one of the first English landscape gardens
SWC Short Walk 41 - Nunhead, Honor Oak and Peckham Rye
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Nunhead's Victorian Cemetery, assorted green spaces, One Tree Hill with its viewpoint, Peckham Rye Park and Common, and its culturally mixed centre.
SWC Short Walk 27 - The Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island
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The Olympic Park, waterways, wetlands, and former industrial areas
Easy and pleasant walk through woodlands nestled in the middle of London's South-Eastern suburbs
Dracula, outdoor art, concrete barges, an ace nature reserve, industrial sculpture, history and heritage, accompanied by the mighty Thames.
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An easy birdwatching walk in Outer East London along an atmospheric section of the Thames Path via the RSPB reserve at Rainham marshes.
SWC Short Walk 6 - Regent's Park and Primrose Hill
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A royal park and citiscape viewpoint
Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Richmond Park and the River Thames.
London's largest deer park
SWC Short Walk 19 - Royal Parks
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Hyde Park, Green Park, St James Park, The Mall and Trafalgar Square
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Woods and a swimming lake
SWC Walk Short 24 - Sculpture in the City
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Walk around an annual summer exhibition of contemporary sculpture in the confines of the City of London (financial district).
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Dulwich Wood, Sydenham Hill Wood, Horniman Gardens, Dulwich Park and village, Belair Park
The Thames path through central London, past Tower Bridge and the regenerating East End, to historic Greenwich.
The Thames Path (north bank) past the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and Wapping to Docklands via 3 historic riverside pubs
SWC Short Walk 34 - The Ingrebourne Valley (Hornchurch to Upminster)
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Open water, grassland, woodland, marshland, fenland via a series of linked green spaces along the Ingrebourne River
SWC Short Walk 21 - The Line Modern Art Walk (Stratford to North Greenwich)
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A modern and contemporary art walk via foot, light rail and cable car
Totteridge Circular walk
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Meadows, woods and villages on the Northern Heights
The Thames Path through the centre of London, passing the City, Westminster, Chelsea, Battersea and Putney via 18 bridges
Parkland of a former country estate
SWC Walk Short 11 - Wanstead Park
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Wooded commons and a pretty village
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Get away from it all without leaving Greater London - Wimbledon Common.
SWC Short Walk 26 - Woodberry Wetlands (Stoke Newington Reservoirs)
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Finsbury and Clissold Parks, Woodberry Wetlands (two reservoirs), The New River (a canal supplying water to London) and Abney Park (a Magnificient 7 Cemetery)
Mayfield Lavender Farm - the lavender fields in full bloom, with many sightseers, on a sunny Saturday afternoon in July
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Banstead Commons, Oaks Park and spectacular Lavender fields during July and August
8 walks between 5 and 16 miles in the Calais area suitable for day trips by ferry.
A peaceful circular walk with a variety of lunch stops.
Gerrards Cross to Cookham walk
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Bulstrode Park and Burnham Beeches woods, the Thames, and Stanley Spencer
Henley Circular walk
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The Thames Path in the morning, historic Hambledon for lunch, and back via the hills above Henley in the afternoon. Short but pretty.
The Oxfordshire Way, the river Evenlode, gentle rolling hills, woods and fields that were the inspiration for Tolkien’s Hobbitshire, and 2 Cotswold villages
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Rivers Isis and Cherwell, Commons, a ruined Abbey, a Norman Castle compound and a stroll around Oxford and its historic colleges
Gulley containing the chapel
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!
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
Ashdown Forest. Forest Row Circular
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An easy walk through Surrey's Low Weald and the Mole Valley.
The Wey Navigation at Weybridge
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The Thames Path, the Wey Navigation and several pubs.
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.
Out through NT pine forest with salt marsh views to a lighthouse, back along sand dunes and a remote beach.
Tranquil, quiet and gently undulating countryside with fine views of the downs and weald
A forest of ancient Yew trees, Devil's Humps (Bronze age burial mounds), chalk downland, and a steep climb to a viewpoint
Quiet coastal walk past quiet shingle beaches and busier south coast resorts of Littlehampton and Bognor Regis
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A quiet canal, the shoreline of Chichester Harbour, West Wittering beach, and East Head spit. Return by bus.
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Varied coastal walk past quiet shingle beaches and the busier south coast resorts of Worthing and Littlehampton
Bath to Bradford-upon-Avon walk
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Follow the tranquil Kennet and Avon Canal through a pretty valley between the historic towns of Bradford-upon-Avon and Bath