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

Walkers in Burton Park

SWC Walk 217 Midhurst Way: Arundel to Midhurst

04-Jul-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Arundel to Midhurst via Midhurst Way

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

Valley mid morning Bishopstone Circular walk

Valley mid morning

Bishopstone Circular walk

18-Sep-21 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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

Picws Du, from Fan Foel

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

11-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Black Mountain from Glyntawe

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

Black Mountains Ridge

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

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Belted Galloway on Headley Heath

13-Oct-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Box Hill Circular via Mickleham

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

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

Burgess Hill to Hassocks

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

01-Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Burgess Hill to Hassocks

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

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

First set of Stepping Stones. Chee Dale

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

25-Aug-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Buxton Circular or to Monsal Dale

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

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

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

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

26-Aug-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Buxton Circular via Axe Edge Moor and Three Shires Head

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

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

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

SWC 386 - Buxton Circular via the Dragon's Back

28-Aug-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Buxton Circular via the Dragon's Back

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

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

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

SWC Walk 389 - Buxton to Macclesfield

10-Aug-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Buxton to Macclesfield via the Cat and Fiddle

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

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

Cadbury Castle/Camelot, from The Beacon

SWC 392 - Castle Cary Circular via Camelot

22-Sep-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Castle Cary Circular via Camelot

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

Chesil Beach Spit

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

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

Table Mountain/Crug Hywel from road before final descent

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

11-Apr-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Crickhowell Circular via Table Mountain and the three Pens

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

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

Garden House and Pond of Broadhurst Manor

SWC Walk 27 - East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park

06-Apr-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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East Grinstead to Wivelsfield or Sheffield Park

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

Oak near Ide Hill Edenbridge to Westerham walk

Oak near Ide Hill

Edenbridge to Westerham walk

21-Apr-19 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Edenbridge to Westerham

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

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

Malvern Hills, from Battens Wood

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

25-Oct-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Evesham to Pershore via Dumbleton and Bredon Hills

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

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

Trig Point on Westend Moor, with Bleaklow beyond

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

05-Sep-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Fairholmes Circular

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

Fan Dance

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

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

Walker on Dismantled Tramway through Gash in Limestone Wall

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

02-May-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Craig Y Nos to Llwyn Y Celyn

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

Cliff Edge - is he a mate of Marty Wilde and Billy Fury? View of Seven Sisters from the west. David A. Vivitar 5199

Cliff Edge - is he a mate of Marty Wilde and Billy Fury?

View of Seven Sisters from the west. David A. Vivitar 5199

01-Aug-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Glynde to Seaford

The best walk in the book! A South Downs ridge, picture postcard Alfriston, Cuckmere Haven (beach), and cliffs with views of the Seven Sisters. Long but worth it.

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Silent Pool

24-Jul-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Guildford Circular via Albury Park

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

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

Cooper's Stream/Waggoner's Wells Ponds

SWC 377 - Haslemere Outer Orbital Path

24-Feb-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere Outer Orbital Path

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

The Temple of Winds Haslemere to Midhurst walk

The Temple of Winds

Haslemere to Midhurst walk

08-May-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Haslemere to Midhurst via Henley

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

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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

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

Ashopton Viaduct on Ladybower Reservoir, with Crook Hill

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

19-Mar-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hathersage to Bamford

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

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Leeds Castle

02-Jul-14 • Sean O'Neill

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Hollingbourne Circular via Thurnham

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

Pitch Hill Holmwood to Shamley Green walk

Pitch Hill

Holmwood to Shamley Green walk

06-May-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Holmwood to Shamley Green

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

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

Hope Cement Works and Bradwell Edge

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

02-Jul-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Hope to Hathersage or Bamford

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

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

Upper Ashop Clough (Pennine Way runs along ridge)

SWC Walk 304 - Kinder Scout Circuit (from Edale)

27-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Kinder Scout Circuit from Edale

Strenuous circuit of the Kinder Scout moorland plateau from Edale Station

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

The Tower, Alport Castles

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

05-Sep-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Ladybower Inn Circular via Alport Castles and Derwent Reservoirs

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

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

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

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

07-Sep-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Ladybower Inn Circular via Derwent Edge and Strines

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

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

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

SWC Walk 181 - Lewes to Seaford via West Firle

17-Feb-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Lewes to Seaford via West Firle

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

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

Lulworth Cove and Hambury Tout

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

08-Jul-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Lulworth Cove Circular

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

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

White Nancy

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

14-Jun-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Macclesfield Circular via Teggs Nose and Kerridge Hill

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

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

Wincle Minn: the view ahead

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

18-May-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Macclesfield Circular via The Dane Valley

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

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

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

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

16-Jun-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Macclesfield to Buxton

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

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

The Roaches, from field by Windygates Farm

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

15-Jun-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Macclesfield to Leek

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

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

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

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

02-Sep-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Malvern Hills from Great Malvern or Colwall

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

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

On the Cotswold Escarpment

Moreton-in-Marsh Grand Circular walk

10-Jun-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Moreton-in-Marsh Grand Circular via the Escarpement

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

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

Llanthony Priory Ruins

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

10-May-18 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Pandy Inn to Llanvihangel Crucorney

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

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

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

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19-Apr-18 • dirkpetera on Flickr

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Rowlands Castle Grand Circular

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

Book 2, Walk 28, Seaford to Eastbourne The Seven Sisters from Birling Gap, 23 Sept 2006

Book 2, Walk 28, Seaford to Eastbourne

The Seven Sisters from Birling Gap, 23 Sept 2006

23-Sep-06 • MEW2005 on Flickr

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Seaford to Eastbourne

The best walk in the Southeast! A dramatic cliff walk passing Cuckemere Haven, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head as the South Downs meets the sea. Ends with Eastbourne's promenade and pier.

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

Ancient Oakwood, Ladies' Spring Wood

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

07-Jun-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Sheffield Circular via Porter and Gleadless

Strenuous excursion through the south westerly wooded valleys of Sheffield

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13-Aug-10 • Andrew Murphy

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Snowdon

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

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

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

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

07-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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West Meon to Petersfield

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

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

Deep Dean, near Windover Hill

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

17-Oct-15 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Southease to Eastbourne

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

Porlock to Lynton

SWCP Day 2 - Spectacular and remote coastal walk.

Lynton to Combe Martin

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

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10-Jul-10 • Andrew Murphy

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Weymouth to Lulworth Cove

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

Ten Tors

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

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

Fan Foel, in the shade

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

11-Oct-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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The Black Mountain from Glyntawe

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

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

The Roaches and Hen Cloud

SWC Walk 388 - Upper Hulme to Macclesfield

19-May-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Upper Hulme to Macclesfield via Hen Cloud, Roaches, Shutlingsloe

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

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

Westbury Hill, with White Horse

SWC Walk 286 Westbury to Warminster (via Imber Range)

02-Jan-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Westbury to Warminster via Imber Range

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

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26-Jul-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

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Winchelsea to Hastings

The hardest walk in the book. A gentle start with the 1066 Path and a great pub for lunch. After lunch, a great coastal cliff walk with 4 steep climbs, Fairlight Glen naturist beach, fish and chips on Hastings seafront, so one for summer.

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Winchelsea to Hastings via Three Oaks walk

25-Feb-06 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Winchelsea to Hastings via Three Oaks

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

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

Lulworth Castle, south easterly view

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

13-Aug-19 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Wool Circular

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

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
West Sussex 217 Arundel to Midhurst via Midhurst Way 31.8 8 750 Long walk though a remote and less visited part of the South Downs National Park CJ EC V
East Sussex 379 Bishopstone Circular 21.3 8 650 to do CJ EC V
Brecon Beacons 86 Black Mountain from Glyntawe 14.6 8 1,225 A strenuous start then easy route finding along a glacial ridge through wild upland scenery to one of the highest peaks in the Brecon Beacons National Park with spectacular views.
Surrey 64 Box Hill Circular via Mickleham 16.2 8 525 A fairly strenuous walk in a beautiful part of the North Downs. CJ V
East Sussex 108 Burgess Hill to Hassocks 26.7 8 475 A long almost circular walk via the Sussex Border Path, Sussex Villages, and the South Downs Way ridge from Ditchling Beacon to Wolstonbury Hill TL CJ EC StP V
Peak District 385 Buxton Circular or to Monsal Dale 26.0 8 1,175 A very scenic White Peak dale: tight gorges, limestone crags, steeping stones, cascades, mills. Elevated pastures back to Buxton. Or on to Monsal Head with its famous vistas
Peak District 387 Buxton Circular via Axe Edge Moor and Three Shires Head 27.0 8 975 The vast Axe Edge Moor, the heads of 5 famous Peak District rivers, the popular and scenic Three Shires Head pools and waterfalls, disused quarries and some fine far views
Peak District 386 Buxton Circular via the Dragon's Back 26.1 8 1,050 Remote and quiet Upper Dove Valley, combining extreme natural beauty with the more esoteric beauty of industrial sites. Go over or past the very unique Dragon's Back
Peak District 389 Buxton to Macclesfield via the Cat and Fiddle 25.2 8 1,025 From Spa Town to Silk Town via the wild Goyt Valley, Shining Tor, lonely moorlands down the Clough Brook Valley to Macclesfield Forest and through Tegg's Nose Country Park
Somerset 392 Castle Cary Circular via Camelot 30.3 8 750 Along the fringes of the Somerset Levels over some fine viewpoints to three magnificent hills, one maybe the mythical Camelot of King Arthur fame P
Dorset 328 Chesil Beach Spit 16.7 10 100 Remote walk along the length of an iconic shingle spit with views inland and out to see. Shingle! Sep-Mar only. Check firing times! CJ W
Brecon Beacons 333 Crickhowell Circular via Table Mountain and the three Pens 20.4 8 1,125 Table Mountain and an airy ridge walk in the Black Mountains across three tops with a scenic descent.
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
East Sussex 79 Edenbridge to Westerham 17.8 8 450 A slow climb from Eden Valley to the Greensand Ridge and the High Chart, via Chartwell (NT, Churchill's Home) and Emmetts Garden (NT). CX LB
Worcestershire 323 Evesham to Pershore via Dumbleton and Bredon Hills 34.5 8 600 Through the Vale of Evesham and over Cotswold Outliers with grand views of the Cotswolds and Malvern Hills P
Peak District 350 Fairholmes Circular 27.3 8 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 285 Fan Dance 21.8 8 1,125 SAS fitness exercise. Storey Arms over Pen y Fan to Torpantau, and back again, against the clock, with a full pack
Brecon Beacons 307 Craig Y Nos to Llwyn Y Celyn 21.4 8 1,225 Remote mountain traverse: limestone scenery, Fan Gyhirych, a glacial escarpment, great views all around. Bus travel.
East Sussex 31 Glynde to Seaford 23.0 8 450 The best walk in the book! A South Downs ridge, picture postcard Alfriston, Cuckmere Haven (beach), and cliffs with views of the Seven Sisters. Long but worth it. V
Surrey 185 Guildford Circular via Albury Park 25.0 8 500 The North Downs ridge, a haunted pool, unusual churches and traces of an industrial era in the Tillingbourne valley. CJ W
Surrey 377 Haslemere Outer Orbital Path 26.8 8 700 Orbital route around Haslemere from a rural bus stop, but with plenty of options for connecting routes from the station CJ W
West Sussex 263 Haslemere to Midhurst via Henley 22.6 8 600 The Temple of the Winds on Black Down & lunch in idyllic hamlet with fine pub and evocative ruins of a fortified Tudor house on Cowdray Estate against the backdrop of the South Downs CJ W
East Sussex 169 Hastings Circular via Fairlight Glen Beach 13.0 10 400 Hilly cliff top path via remote Fairlight Glen naturist beach to Fireheights. Return by the same path, a gentler inland route, or along the seashore TL CX StP V
Peak District 360 Hathersage to Bamford 25.0 8 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
Kent 221 Hollingbourne Circular via Thurnham 22.5 8 450 A contrast between ruined castle walls on the North Downs ridge and the splendours of Leeds Castle to finish. LB V
Surrey 287 Holmwood to Shamley Green 18.7 8 425 The Greensand Way : Leith Hill and Tower, Holmbury Hill, Pitch Hill and the Hurt Wood CJ V
Peak District 343 Hope to Hathersage or Bamford 27.0 8 900 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
Peak District 304 Kinder Scout Circuit from Edale 26.8 9 1,275 Strenuous circuit of the Kinder Scout moorland plateau from Edale Station
Peak District 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.
Peak District 348 Ladybower Inn Circular via Derwent Edge and Strines 25.8 8 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.
East Sussex 181 Lewes to Seaford via West Firle 22.9 8 575 Glorious ramble over the South Downs to the sea covering areas less frequently walked V
Dorset 54 Lulworth Cove Circular 22.2 8 1,500 Dramatic coastal scenery, Lulworth cove, hidden beaches, Durdle Door cliff arch, and a ghost town. CJ W
Peak District 382 Macclesfield Circular via Teggs Nose and Kerridge Hill 24.7 8 1,125 Tegg’s Nose Country Park, Macclesfield Forest, the Dean Valley, Lamaload Reservoir, Kerridge Ridge with its picturesque folly, the White Nancy E
Peak District 381 Macclesfield Circular via The Dane Valley 28.9 8 1,000 The Dane Valley, pastures and wooded valleys, and ridges with views of the Cheshire Plain, high moors and gritstone ridges E
Peak District 383 Macclesfield to Buxton 25.2 9 1,250 Tegg's Nose Country Park, Macclesfield Forest, lonely moorlands up to Shining Tor, and the wild Upper Goyt Valley to the historic Spa Town E
Peak District 380 Macclesfield to Leek 27.7 9 1,200 Reservoirs, Macclesfield Forest, the 'Cheshire Matterhorn', lonely Wildboarclough, the Dane Valley, Lud's Church chasm and the Roaches gritstone escarpment E
Worcestershire 324 Malvern Hills from Great Malvern or Colwall 20.6 8 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
Gloucestershire 288 Moreton-in-Marsh Grand Circular via the Escarpement 42.6 10 1,075 The Cotswold Hills and Escarpment with fine views and bucolic villages - Stanway, Stanton and Snowshill, and optionally, Broadway Tower P
Brecon Beacons 335 Pandy Inn to Llanvihangel Crucorney 24.7 8 975 Offa's Dyke Path along Hatterrall Hill and Ridge, return through the Vale of Ewyas past Llanthony Priory and the Leaning Church in Cwmyoy
Wiltshire 255 Pewsey or Marlborough Circular via Avebury 36.5 9 600 Long walk over Wiltshire downs to Avebury World Heritage Site P
West Sussex 313 Rowlands Castle Grand Circular 37.0 10 1,625 Long walk via Kingley Vale SSI, Beacon Hill, and the South Downs ridge CJ W
East Sussex 28 Seaford to Eastbourne 21.9 9 325 The best walk in the Southeast! A dramatic cliff walk passing Cuckemere Haven, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head as the South Downs meets the sea. Ends with Eastbourne's promenade and pier. LB V
Peak District 267 Sheffield Circular via Porter and Gleadless 27.8 8 850 Strenuous excursion through the south westerly wooded valleys of Sheffield
Snowdonia 102 Snowdon 11.0 9 750 A beginners guide to safely climbing the highest mountain in England and Wales.
Hampshire 183 West Meon to Petersfield 27.5 9 725 A railway path, The South Downs Way, Old Winchester Hill, Butser Hill, Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Buriton and The Hangers Way. CJ W
East Sussex 25 Southease to Eastbourne 27.3 8 650 2 Long Ridge walks over open downs, beautiful Alfriston for lunch, and Eastbourne pier and seafront to finish. V
Exmoor 142 Porlock to Lynton 18.5 8 1,000 SWCP Day 2 - Spectacular and remote coastal walk.
Exmoor 143 Lynton to Combe Martin 21.8 10 1,175 SWCP Day 3 - Spectacular and remote coastal walk with a nice lunch pub
Dorset 99 Weymouth to Lulworth Cove 17.8 8 600 Weymouth Bay, then a dramatic cliff walk past small beaches, then higher cliffs past Durdle Door (stack) to Lulworth Cove CJ W
Dartmoor 325 Ten Tors 93.0 10 850 2 day challenge event over northern Dartmoor with hills, bogs and river crossings - 35, 45 or 55 miles.
Brecon Beacons 279 The Black Mountain from Glyntawe 21.9 8 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
Peak District 388 Upper Hulme to Macclesfield via Hen Cloud, Roaches, Shutlingsloe 24.9 8 1,150 Hen Cloud and the Roaches, the Hanging Stone, Lud's Church chasm, the Dane Valley, lonely Wildboarclough, the 'Cheshire Matterhorn', Macclesfield Forest, Reservoirs.
Wiltshire 286 Westbury to Warminster via Imber Range 30.3 8 750 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
East Sussex 25 Winchelsea to Hastings 20.3 9 575 The hardest walk in the book. A gentle start with the 1066 Path and a great pub for lunch. After lunch, a great coastal cliff walk with 4 steep climbs, Fairlight Glen naturist beach, fish and chips on Hastings seafront, so one for summer. TL CX StP
East Sussex 316 Winchelsea to Hastings via Three Oaks 26.4 8 575 The 1066 walk route through pleasant hilly territory from Winchelsea to Icklesham and Three Oaks, then south over a ridge to the sea at Fairlight. A strenuous finish into Hastings. TL CX StP
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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