Suggested routes

If you’re not sure where to hold your walking event or you and your friends are looking for something a bit different then we’ve put together a list of walks that we hope will inspire you.

Cotswold Way

Running between Chipping Campden and Bath, the 102 mile long Cotswold Way passes picturesque villages and historic sites as it travels along the Cotswold escarpment.

Hadrian's Wall, Housesteads Roman Fort, Northumberland

Tackle the most dramatic part of the Great Wall of the North and educate yourself on Britain’s most famous Roman Fort. The views are best admired in morning sunlight, but avoid the area when it’s raining as the route can be slippy and boggy.

Purbeck Plod, Dorset

A strenuous circular route from the sea front in Swanage - great views along the coast going west and panoramic views of the valley back down to Swanage.

Macmillan Way, Linconshire, Dorset

Walk across Britain coast-to-coast or just the section nearest to where you live, following the course of the course of the oolitic limestone belt.

Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales

An awe-inspiring collection of vistas as you pass the dramatic Gordale Scar, climb up to Malham Tarn (Britain’s highest lake) and take it in the simple beauty of Janet’s Foss waterfalls.

Offa's Dyke Path, Anglo-Welsh border

Walk part of the 177 mile / 285 km Offa's Dyke Path to explore both spectacular landscapes and the history of the Anglo-Welsh border.

Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path

Taking in the breath-taking scenery of the north Norfolk coastline, this route takes in a Roman road, unique Brecks, rolling open farmland, low cliffs, extensive sandy beaches, dunes and fabulous salt marshes over 93 miles of the two trails.

South Downs Way

Running 100 miles between historic Winchester to the white cliffs at Eastbourne, this route takes in the beautiful scenery of the newly-created South Downs National Park. This route provides walkers with the perfect opportunity to get away from it all.

North Downs Way

Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims as you journey through inspirational countryside on the North Downs Way National Trail. Steeped in history, this 153 mile route offers spectacular views and peaceful landscapes along the North Downs in Surrey and Kent.

The West Highland Way, Scotland

Opened in 1980, The West Highland Way is Scotland’s first official long distance route. This hike, which starts in the outskirts of Glasgow in the lowlands of Scotland and leads walkers to the foot of Ben Nevis in the North of Scotland, is a challenging yet rewarding experience.

Lane End to Henley, Oxfordshire

A moderately hilly walk through some of the best of the Southern Chilterns scenery, red kite country, visiting three picturesque villages, and finishing down the Hambleden Valley to the Thames, with an optional three mile (five km) riverside extension to Henley.

Timberland Trail, Bedfordshire

Enjoy a 13 mile circular walk starting at the Forest Centre of Marston Vale and Millennium Country Park; one of the best parks and green spaces in the country. The walk takes you through Marston Moretaine, Lidlington, Milbrook, Ampthill and Stewartby.

Your Walk. Your Wainwright

Choose one of the 214 “Wainwright” Fells in the English Lake District to walk up.