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

02-Apr-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Frilsham

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

Kennet Valley and Hampshire Downs, from Wooten's

SWC Walk 117 Aldermaston to Woolhampton (via Stanford Dingley)

23-Feb-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Stanford Dingley

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

Barlavington Hanger from Sutton Common

SWC Walk 39 - Amberley to Pulborough

01-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Amberley to Pulborough

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.

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

SWC Walk 233 - Arlesey to Letchworth Garden City

09-Jul-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Arlesey to Letchworth Garden City

The Hiz (chalk stream), 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.

Walkers in Burton Park

SWC Walk 217 Midhurst Way: Arundel to Midhurst

04-Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Arundel to Midhurst via Midhurst Way

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

Fieldscape and Chiltern View from Aston Abbotts

SWC Walk 194 Aylesbury Vale Parkway to Aylesbury

02-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Aylesbury Vale Parkway to Aylesbury

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

The Great Ridge, from near Manor House Farm

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

28-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Bamford to Edale via Win Hill and Great Ridge

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

Beckenham Place Mansion, Driveside

SWC Short Walk 46 - Beckenham Place Park (Ravensbourne to Beckenham Hill)

16-Apr-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Beckenham Place Park

Attractive park in SE London by the Ravensbourne River. Famous for its bluebells, wet woodland, wild swimming lake, ornamental gardens and Palladian mansion.

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

Frensham Great Pond

SWC Walk 184 - Bentley to Farnham

14-Jun-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Bentley to Farnham

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

Picws Du, from Fan Foel

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

11-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Black Mountain from Glyntawe

A 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.

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

08-Apr-11 • Andrew Murphy

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Brecon Beacons Horseshoe from Neuadd Reservoir

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

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

Brockwell Hall Cafe

SWC Short Walk 39 - Brockwell Park (Herne Hill Circular or to Brixton)

19-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Brockwell Park

Short amble through a small but well-kept urban park in Southeast London on raised ground

More Boardwalks in Broxbourne Wood

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.

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

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

Tree in Churchyard, All Saints, Wing

SWC Walk Cheddington to Leighton Buzzard

05-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Cheddington to Leighton Buzzard

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

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.

Crosby Beach: View through the dunes

SWC Short Walk 35 - Crosby Beach: Antony Gormley's Another Place

21-Jan-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Crosby Beach - Antony Gormley's Another Place

Easy beach walk past Antony Gormley's public art installation “Another Place” with views of The Wirral Peninsula.

Pond by Wantz Stream, Beam Parklands

SWC Short Walk 33 - Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds

23-Feb-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds

Exploration of several linked green areas in an otherwise densely populated suburb: a large variety of landscapes in Country Parks and Nature Reserves

Danebury Hill, Wallop Brook Valley, from Broughton Down

SWC Walk 265 - Dean to Mottisfont & Dunbridge

27-Jun-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Dean to Mottisfont

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

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

Thorpe Cloud and Bend in River by the Stepping Stones

SWC Walk 326 - Dovedale (Ashbourne Circular)

25-Apr-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Dovedale

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

Garden House and Pond of Broadhurst Manor

SWC Walk 27 - East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park

06-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park

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

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

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

Malvern Hills, from Battens Wood

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

25-Oct-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Evesham to Pershore via Dumbleton and Bredon Hills

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

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.

Walker on Dismantled Tramway through Gash in Limestone Wall

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

02-May-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Craig Y Nos to Llwyn Y Celyn

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

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.

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

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.

Dinton Hall, from footpath to the SE

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

25-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haddenham to Aylesbury via Gibraltar and Ford

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

Waddesdon Manor

Haddenham to Aylesbury via Waddesdon walk

24-Jul-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Haddenham to Aylesbury via Waddesdon

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

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

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

05-Aug-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Halnaker to Chichester via Goodwood

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

Valley in Sundon Hills

SWC Walk 230 Harlington to Flitwick

27-Sep-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Harlington to Flitwick

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

View along High Street

SWC Short Walk 40 - Harrow-on-the-Hill (South Kenton or Northwick Park to Harrow-on-the-Hill)

17-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Harrow on the Hill

The playing fields of Harrow School and the historic buildings of Harrow village on its ridge

Boardwalk in Pudmore Pond Area, Thursley Common

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

25-Feb-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere to Farnham

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

Cowdray House Ruin

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

07-Jul-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere to Midhurst via Lurgashall

Black Down (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.

Black Down from Verdleyhill

SWC Walk 218 Haslemere to Midhurst (The Midhurst Way)

04-Jul-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere to Midhurst via Midhurst Way

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

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

Ashopton Viaduct on Ladybower Reservoir, with Crook Hill

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

19-Mar-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hathersage to Bamford

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

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

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

13-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Henrhyd Waterfalls from Craig y Nos

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

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

Hope Cement Works and Bradwell Edge

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

02-Jul-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hope to Hathersage or Bamford

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

St. Mary's Church, Buttsbury

SWC Walk 158 - Ingatestone to Battlesbridge or Wickford

23-May-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Ingatestone to Battlesbridge

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

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.

Upper Ashop Clough (Pennine Way runs along ridge)

SWC Walk 304 - Kinder Scout Circuit (from Edale)

27-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Kinder Scout Circuit from Edale

Strenuous circuit of the Kinder Scout moorland plateau from Edale Station

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.

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

Side Valley in Barton Hills

SWC Walk 229 Leagrave to Harlington

12-Oct-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Leagrave to Harlington

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

Lesnes Abbey Ruins

SWC Short Walk 43 - Lesnes Abbey Woods with Bostall Woods (Abbey Wood Circular)

05-Feb-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Lesnes Abbey Woods with Bostall Woods

Ornamental Gardens, Ancient Woodlands, Ponds and Heathland, centred on the enchanting ruins of Lesnes Abbey. Undulating.

Houghton House, frontal view (II)

SWC Walk 232 Lidlington to Flitwick

14-Nov-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Lidlington to Flitwick

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

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

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.

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

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

02-Sep-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Malvern Hills from Great Malvern or Colwall

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

Mottisfont Abbey

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

28-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Mottisfont to Romsey

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

Sunset, Burnham-on-Crouch

SWC Walk 162 North Fambridge to Burnham-on-Crouch

15-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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North Fambridge to Burnham-on-Crouch

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

Anglican Chapel (Nunhead Cemetery)

SWC Short Walk 41 - Nunhead, Honor Oak and Peckham Rye

19-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Nunhead, Honor Oak, and Peckham Rye

Nunhead's Victorian Cemetery, assorted green spaces, One Tree Hill with its viewpoint, Peckham Rye Park and Common, and its culturally mixed centre.

Olympic Rings on hillock

SWC Short Walk 27 - The Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island

25-Apr-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island

The Olympic Park, waterways, wetlands, and former industrial areas

Severndroog Castle

SWC Short Walk 44 - Oxleas Wood and Shooters Hill (Falconwood Circular)

19-Apr-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Oxleas Wood and Shooter’s Hill

Through ancient woodlands up to Shooter's Hill with far views across the Southeast, on to Severndroog Castle Folly

Llanthony Priory Ruins

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

10-May-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pandy Inn to Llanvihangel Crucorney

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

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YHA Pangbourne walk

19-Jul-09 • moontiger on Flickr

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Pangbourne via Goring Circular

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

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Pen Y Fan and Corn Du from Storey Arms

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

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

Horses in Field and Black Down

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

10-Aug-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pulborough to Halfway Bridge via Tillington

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

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

Large Reclining Figure (1984) [II]

SWC Walk 164 Roydon to Sawbridgeworth via Henry Moore Foundation

30-Aug-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Roydon to Sawbridgeworth

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

See the Sea through Sand Dunes in Camber

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

11-Nov-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Rye, Dungeness and Lydd-on-Sea

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

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

Some Henry Moore Sculptures, visible from the Public Footpath

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

06-Jul-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sawbridgeworth to Bishops Stortford

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

Leadenhall Market

SWC Walk Short 24 - Sculpture in the City

11-Aug-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sculpture in the City

Walk around an annual summer exhibition of contemporary sculpture in the confines of the City of London (financial district).

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

A Walker on Stanage Edge

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

08-Jun-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sheffield to Bamford via Stanage Edge

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

Stile in Hedge Gap

SWC Walk 159 South Woodham Ferrers to North Fambridge

05-Oct-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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South Woodham Ferrers to North Fambridge

Long and varied walk in the Crouch valley across hilly parts of Essex, with some challenging field crossings and a serene riverside finish.

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.

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.

Big Sky, across Ham Marshes

SWC Walk 299 - Teynham to Faversham

19-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Teynham to Faversham

Fruit farms, 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.

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.

Angerstein Wharf, jetty out to shipping lane

SWC Short Walk 42 - Thames Path: Greenwich to Woolwich

11-Feb-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Thames Path : Greenwich to Woolwich

A Fascinating Stretch of The Thames: Maritime Greenwich, Greenwich Peninsula, Charlton, Thames Barrier, Royal Woolwich Arsenal

Fan Foel, in the shade

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

11-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Black Mountain from Glyntawe

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

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre and Ingrebourne Marshes SSSI

SWC Short Walk 34 - The Ingrebourne Valley (Hornchurch to Upminster)

19-Mar-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Ingrebourne Valley : Hornchurch to Upminster

Open water, grassland, woodland, marshland, fenland via a series of linked green spaces along the Ingrebourne River

Emirates Air Line at dusk

SWC Short Walk 21 - The Line Modern Art Walk (Stratford to North Greenwich)

29-Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Line Modern Art Walk

A modern and contemporary art walk via foot, light rail and cable car

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.

Outflow of ponds by Newplace Farm, close-up

SWC Walk 262 Uckfield to Buxted

08-Mar-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Uckfield to Buxted

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

Waterlink Way Waymarker Disc

SWC Short Walk 36 - Waterlink Way (Lower Sydenham to Greenwich)

26-Feb-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Waterlink Way : Lower Sydenham, to Greenwich

Follows the Pool and Ravensbourne rivers through southeast London via landscaped linear parks and green spaces

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

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

Westbury Hill, with White Horse

SWC Walk 286 Westbury to Warminster (via Imber Range)

02-Jan-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Westbury to Warminster via Imber Range

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

Backview from Mark's Farm towards Rettendon

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

27-May-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wickford to Battlesbridge

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

Reed Beds and New Builds, Woodberry Wetlands

SWC Short Walk 26 - Woodberry Wetlands (Stoke Newington Reservoirs)

07-Apr-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Woodberry Wetlands

Finsbury and Clissold Parks, Woodberry Wetlands (two reservoirs), The New River (a canal supplying water to London) and Abney Park (a Magnificient 7 Cemetery)

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

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
Berkshire 260 Aldermaston to Woolhampton via Frilsham 22.7 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 20.3 5 250 Quiet and scenic West Berkshire Downs: woodlands, fields, commons, chalk stream valleys, heathland, finish along a canal or through parkland. P
West Sussex 39 Amberley to Pulborough 25.7 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. CJ EC V
Bedfordshire 233 Arlesey to Letchworth Garden City 25.4 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
West Sussex 217 Arundel to Midhurst via Midhurst Way 31.8 9 750 Long walk though a remote and less visited part of the South Downs National Park CJ EC V
Buckinghamshire 194 Aylesbury Vale Parkway to Aylesbury 24.6 5 200 Quiet hill top villages in eastern Aylesbury Vale. Finishing with a long stretch along the Grand Union Canal. M
Derbyshire 302 Bamford to Edale via Win Hill and Great Ridge 20.3 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
London 46 Beckenham Place Park 4.9 1 75 Attractive park in SE London by the Ravensbourne River. Famous for its bluebells, wet woodland, wild swimming lake, ornamental gardens and Palladian mansion. TL StP
Essex 258 Benfleet Circular via Canvey Island 23.2 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
Surrey 184 Bentley to Farnham 26.0 7 450 Alice Holt Ancient Forest, Surrey Hills, Scotch Pine Forest, and remote heather filled heathland, Frensham Great and Little Ponds (swimming) W
Brecon Beacons NP 86 Black Mountain from Glyntawe 14.6 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.
Brecon Beacons NP 278 Brecon Beacons Horseshoe from Neuadd Reservoir 15.3 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
Brecon Beacons NP 306 Brecon Circular via Y Gaer Battle and Pen Y Crug 18.1 6 575 Lowland walk along rivers, via a Roman Fort and a low ridge to an ancient hill fort
London 39 Brockwell Park 3.8 1 50 Short amble through a small but well-kept urban park in Southeast London on raised ground TL StP V
Hertfordshire 168 Broxbourne Circular 24.3 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
Somerset 284 Bruton Circular or from Castle Cary 25.1 8 675 Narrow steep-sided valleys with fast flowing streams and rivers, rolling hilltops, Alfred’s Tower, Hauser & Wirth Somerset art gallery P
Somerset 342 Bruton Circular via Stourhead 22.7 7 550 Through quiet South Somerset pastures and across a wooded ridge past Alfred's Tower folly and through the beautifully landscaped Stourhead Estate P
Brecon Beacons NP 308 Bwlch Circular via Mynydd Troed and Llangors Lake 21.6 10 875 Via an easily accessible glacial ridge to the largest natural lake in South Wales and an ancient hillfort
Buckinghamshire 195 Cheddington to Leighton Buzzard 24.8 5 200 Delightful hill top villages in East Bucks. Panoramic views of The Chilterns and into Aylesbury Vale. E
Brecon Beacons NP 333 Crickhowell Circular via Table Mountain and the three Pens 20.4 9 1,125 Table Mountain and an airy ridge walk in the Black Mountains across three tops with a scenic descent.
Merseyside 35 Crosby Beach - Antony Gormley's Another Place 5.1 1 25 Easy beach walk past Antony Gormley's public art installation “Another Place” with views of The Wirral Peninsula.
London 33 Dagenham Parks, Rivers and Ponds 10.1 1 25 Exploration of several linked green areas in an otherwise densely populated suburb: a large variety of landscapes in Country Parks and Nature Reserves
Hampshire 265 Dean to Mottisfont 27.4 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
Dorset 275 Dorchester Circular or to Portesham 24.3 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 CJ W
Derbyshire 326 Dovedale 20.0 7 875 Through a pastoral landscape to the Peak District's most famous and scenic dale with its ravines, crags, pinnacles, arches and caves
West Sussex 27 East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park 31.6 8 550 Long walk through area of bluebell-rich woodland then heathery commons, or shorter walk and return by steam train CJ EC V
Derbyshire 303 Edale Circular via Kinder Scout and Mam Tor 20.6 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
Cambridgeshire 118 Ely Circular 18.0 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
Worcestershire 323 Evesham to Pershore via Dumbleton and Bredon Hills 34.4 10 600 Through the Vale of Evesham and over Cotswold Outliers with grand views of the Cotswolds and Malvern Hills P
Derbyshire 350 Fairholmes Circular 27.3 10 1,150 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.
Brecon Beacons NP 307 Craig Y Nos to Llwyn Y Celyn 21.4 10 1,225 Remote mountain traverse: limestone scenery, Fan Gyhirych, a glacial escarpment, great views all around. Bus travel.
Bedfordshire 231 Flitwick Circular 24.4 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. EC LB
Derbyshire 322 Grindleford Circular via Chatsworth House 24.7 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
Buckinghamshire 191 Haddenham Circular via Brill 27.6 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 23.3 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 25.3 6 300 Tranquil stretches of the Thame Valley, combined with a few energetic climbs and long passages through two magnificent Rothschild estates. M
West Sussex 239 Halnaker to Chichester via Goodwood 22.9 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 CJ EC V
Bedfordshire 230 Harlington to Flitwick 24.5 5 275 Sundon Hills, the Sharpenhoe Clappers, a Neolithic hill fort, hill top lunch pub in Pulloxhill, and Flitwick ancient woodland. StP
London 40 Harrow on the Hill 5.0 1 150 The playing fields of Harrow School and the historic buildings of Harrow village on its ridge
Surrey 144 Haslemere to Farnham 23.6 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 CJ W
West Sussex 48 Haslemere to Midhurst via Lurgashall 21.8 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. CJ W
West Sussex 218 Haslemere to Midhurst via Midhurst Way 16.3 5 375 Quiet hills and forests, 2 country pubs, and Cowdray Park. CJ W
Derbyshire 315 Hathersage Circular via Bretton Clough and Eyam 22.2 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 20.0 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 360 Hathersage to Bamford 25.0 9 1,150 Upper Derwent Valley walk out to Ladybower: griststone edges, moors with pre-historic features, overlooked by Stanage Edge, valleys and pastures with views TL E KX StP
Brecon Beacons NP 280 Henrhyd Waterfalls from Craig y Nos 13.4 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
Hertfordshire 234 Hitchin Circular 25.6 6 350 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
Derbyshire 343 Hope to Hathersage or Bamford 27.0 9 900 Pastures with views, Mam Tor's landslip area, Cave Dale, lunch in Castleton, Hope Cement Works, a large upland moor and a scenic descent to the Derwent River
Essex 158 Ingatestone to Battlesbridge 24.8 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 23.2 4 175 Gentle Essex walk through the quiet Blackwater Valley to historic Coggeshall, with 300 listed buildings, for lunch. LS
Derbyshire 304 Kinder Scout Circuit from Edale 26.8 10 1,275 Strenuous circuit of the Kinder Scout moorland plateau from Edale Station
Derbyshire 349 Ladybower Inn Circular via Alport Castles and Derwent Reservoirs 26.9 8 1,225 A grassy ridge to Britain’s longest inland landslip. Descend to skirt the famous Derwent Reservoirs. Hilly return options across moors or along edges.
Derbyshire 348 Ladybower Inn Circular via Derwent Edge and Strines 25.8 9 1,125 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.
Essex 114 Laindon Circular 20.8 6 325 Essex Hills, wooded Nature Reserves and panoramic Thames Valley Views FS LS
Bedfordshire 229 Leagrave to Harlington 23.1 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. EC LB
London 43 Lesnes Abbey Woods with Bostall Woods 5.2 1 150 Ornamental Gardens, Ancient Woodlands, Ponds and Heathland, centred on the enchanting ruins of Lesnes Abbey. Undulating. LB V
Bedfordshire 232 Lidlington to Flitwick 22.1 5 300 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
Brecon Beacons NP 332 Llangynidr to Bwlch or Circular 21.9 9 1,100 Up a tight valley to the Chartist Cave in the limestone uplands of Mynydd Llangynidr, return along the rim of the Crawnon Valley.
Brecon Beacons NP 347 Llanvihangel Crucorney Circular via Bryn Arw and The Skirrid 20.5 8 1,000 Two easily accessible ridge walks south east of the Black Mountains, quiet pastures with views and a Michelin-starred lunch pub
Dorset 54 Lulworth Cove Circular 22.2 10 1,500 Dramatic coastal scenery, Lulworth cove, hidden beaches, Durdle Door cliff arch, and a ghost town. CJ W
Worcestershire 324 Malvern Hills from Great Malvern or Colwall 20.6 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
Hampshire 58 Mottisfont to Romsey 22.2 5 250 Mottisfont Abbey Gardens, West Hampshire Chalk Downs, Dun & Test Valleys and the picturesque market town of Romsey W
Essex 162 North Fambridge to Burnham-on-Crouch 20.9 2 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
London 41 Nunhead, Honor Oak, and Peckham Rye 8.0 1 100 Nunhead's Victorian Cemetery, assorted green spaces, One Tree Hill with its viewpoint, Peckham Rye Park and Common, and its culturally mixed centre. V
London 27 Olympic Park, Hackney Wick and Fish Island 8.5 1 100 The Olympic Park, waterways, wetlands, and former industrial areas
London 44 Oxleas Wood and Shooter’s Hill 6.3 1 125 Through ancient woodlands up to Shooter's Hill with far views across the Southeast, on to Severndroog Castle Folly LB V
Brecon Beacons NP 335 Pandy Inn to Llanvihangel Crucorney 24.7 10 975 Offa's Dyke Path along Hatterrall Hill and Ridge, return through the Vale of Ewyas past Llanthony Priory and the Leaning Church in Cwmyoy
Oxfordshire 170 Pangbourne via Goring Circular 16.0 3 250 Part-wooded ridges above the Thames Valley to lunch in Goring, shorter return along the Thames through meadows P
Brecon Beacons NP 85 Pen Y Fan and Corn Du from Storey Arms 7.6 7 725 A classic, and very popular, short walk climbing up to the two highest peaks in the Brecon Beacons along an engineered path.
Wiltshire 127 Pewsey Circular 26.7 7 400 North Wessex Downs and the Vale of Pewsey P
Wiltshire 255 Pewsey or Marlborough Circular via Avebury 36.5 10 600 Long walk over Wiltshire downs to Avebury World Heritage Site P
West Sussex 294 Pulborough to Halfway Bridge via Tillington 26.0 8 550 The Rother and Lod valleys, Littleworth and Sutton Common heathlands, South Downs views, Burton Park and three good pubs CJ EC V
West Sussex 68 Rowlands Castle Circular 25.5 9 625 A demanding walk, first through park- and woodland, then through the remote westerly valleys of the South Downs CJ W
Hertfordshire 164 Roydon to Sawbridgeworth 22.8 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
Kent 154 Rye, Dungeness and Lydd-on-Sea 21.7 4 75 Interesting coastal walk past sand dune and an army range to an eerie shingle landscape with a nuclear power station. Travel by bus LB StP
Wiltshire 254 Salisbury Circular 32.2 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 CJ W
Hertfordshire 210 Sawbridgeworth to Bishops Stortford 23.7 4 175 Sawbridgeworth, gently rolling countryside, fields, woods and waterways, the Stort Navigation, and Bishop's Storford LS
London 24 Sculpture in the City 2.8 1 0 Walk around an annual summer exhibition of contemporary sculpture in the confines of the City of London (financial district).
South Yorkshire 267 Sheffield Circular via Porter and Gleadless 27.7 10 925 Strenuous excursion through the south westerly wooded valleys of Sheffield
South Yorkshire 266 Sheffield to Bamford via Stanage Edge 25.5 9 850 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
Essex 159 South Woodham Ferrers to North Fambridge 25.5 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
Hertfordshire 165 St Margarets Circular 25.7 5 225 Quiet rolling Hertfordshire countryside, a haunted, ruined church and long stretches in scenic river valleys. LS
Brecon Beacons NP 334 Sugar Loaf Circular from Abergavenny 19.0 7 750 Ascent of the iconic Sugar Loaf along quiet paths: lush pastures, ancient oak woods, grassy ridges, heather and gorse. Tea at a vineyard.
Kent 299 Teynham to Faversham 24.7 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
Oxfordshire 190 Thame Circular 21.0 3 50 Scenic ramble through quiet villages in the Thame Valley on the Oxon/Bucks border, north of the Chilterns. M
London 42 Thames Path : Greenwich to Woolwich 11.0 1 100 A Fascinating Stretch of The Thames: Maritime Greenwich, Greenwich Peninsula, Charlton, Thames Barrier, Royal Woolwich Arsenal
Brecon Beacons NP 279 The Black Mountain from Glyntawe 21.9 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
London 34 The Ingrebourne Valley : Hornchurch to Upminster 11.7 1 50 Open water, grassland, woodland, marshland, fenland via a series of linked green spaces along the Ingrebourne River
London 21 The Line Modern Art Walk 6.9 1 50 A modern and contemporary art walk via foot, light rail and cable car
Wiltshire 250 Tisbury Circular via Alvediston 26.0 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 CJ W
Wiltshire 249 Tisbury Circular via Dinton and Fovant 23.8 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) CJ W
Wiltshire 252 Tisbury Circular via Donhead St. Andrew 23.3 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. CJ W
Wiltshire 248 Tisbury Circular via Hindon 21.9 7 450 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 CJ W
Wiltshire 251 Tisbury Circular via Ludwell 26.3 9 625 The Upper Nadder Valley (Wiltshire Downs), Wardour Park and its ruined Castle, steep ascents to Win Green and White Sheet hills and Chalke Valley. CJ W
East Sussex 262 Uckfield to Buxted 21.6 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 EC LB
London 36 Waterlink Way : Lower Sydenham, to Greenwich 9.7 1 25 Follows the Pool and Ravensbourne rivers through southeast London via landscaped linear parks and green spaces CX LB
Essex 116 Wendens Ambo Circular 23.7 5 225 North West Essex hills and pretty villages LS
Buckinghamshire 140 Wendover Circular via The Lee and Swan Bottom 20.1 6 375 Along the Ridgeway through the Chiltern Hills and through many splendid woodlands, a conservation village and idyllic Lee Common M
Wiltshire 286 Westbury to Warminster via Imber Range 30.3 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
Essex 157 Wickford to Battlesbridge 21.4 4 175 Grassy fields, quiet lanes, a smattering of woods, Hanningfield Reservoir Nature Reserve and the tidal River Crouch. LS
London 26 Woodberry Wetlands 6.9 1 25 Finsbury and Clissold Parks, Woodberry Wetlands (two reservoirs), The New River (a canal supplying water to London) and Abney Park (a Magnificient 7 Cemetery)
Dorset 346 Wool Circular 30.9 9 1,025 Thomas Hardy Country, pretty coombes, the Jurassic Coast (Durdle Door, Stair Hole and Lulworth Cove), Lulworth Park with its fantastic Castle, and Coombe Heath CJ W

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