Walks Near Me
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You can see a huge collection of long distance trails, woodland and forest walks, reservoirs, country parks, canal walks, nature reserves, coastal walks, hill climbs and challenging hiking trails near you.
The map will auto detect your location and display markers for each of the walks. Clicking on the marker will then open a popup window with links to the walk details page where you can view Ordnance Survey walk maps, and if you are on a mobile device, a mobile map with location tracking.
Walking Routes in England
|County||No. Routes||County||No. Routes|
|Isle of Wight||17||Kent||99|
National Parks, AONB and Other Regions Walking Routes
Latest Walking Routes
|Houghton Mill||2 miles (4 km)||Explore the delightful water meadows at Houghton Mill on this lovely walk in Huntingdon. It's a lovely area with views of the River Great Ouse, pretty streams, weirs and beautiful countryside.|
The walk starts from the National Trust car park at Houghton Mill. The working 18th-century watermill is set in an idyllic location on an island in the Great Ouse River.
Follow the footpaths south along the water towards Battcock's Island and Hemingford Grey. Here you have the option of visiting Hemingford Grey Manor which dates from the 12th century. The interesting house and gardens are open to visitors.
The route then turns north to pass along another stream before picking up the riverside path to return to the mill.
After your walk you can enjoy refreshments at the lovely tea room which overlooks the mill. You can also buy some freshly ground wholemeal flour from the shop.
|Ben Vrackie||5 miles (8 km)||Climb to the summit of Ben Vrackie on this challenging walk in Pitlochry.|
Start the walk from the car park just to the north of the town near Moulin. The route then heads north, skirting the edge of the woodland of the Tay Forest Park. You climb towards Craig Bhreac before coming to the lovely Loch a' Choire. The final section takes you up some steps to the 841 m (2759 feet) summit. From here there are wonderful views over the Cairngorms.
You can return the same way or try an alternative path around the western side of Loch a' Choire.
|Pitlochry Killiecrankie and Loch Faskally||4 miles (6.5 km)||A lovely waterside walk from Pitlochry to Killiecrankie, taking in Loch Faskally, the River Tummel, the Faskally Forest, Loch Donmore and the River Garry. It's a beautiful area with shady woodland paths, peaceful lakes and wonderful views of the surrounding Cairngorm hills.|
Start the walk from the visitor centre and car park in Pitlochry, next to the loch and the dam. From the centre you can see the salmon ladder where the fish leap their way up the river from March to October.
You start by picking up footpaths heading north west along the loch to the Tay Forest Park. Here you will pass along nice woodland trails in the Faskally Forest with a visit to the delightful little Loch Dunmore. It's a lovely spot with loch surrounded by Douglas fir, silver firs, wild cherry, and oak trees, some of which are over 100 years old.
After you emerge from the woods you pick up riverside trails along the River Garry to Killiecrankie. You'll pass along the train line before finishing at the visitor centre, near to the viaduct.
The village is significant as the location for Battle of Killiecrankie in 1689, during the Jacobite Rebellion. In the splendid wooded gorge you can visit 'Soldier's Leap', the spot where a Redcoat soldier leapt 18ft across the raging River Garry, fleeing the Jacobites. Also look out for wildlife including red squirrels, woodpeckers and pine martens.
The visitor centre has lots of information about the history of the area and a nice cafe where you can enjoy refreshments after your walk.
|Hastings Circular Walk||6 miles (9.4 km)||This fine circular walk around Hastings visits the coast and countryside to the east of the town. The route runs for about 6 miles with some moderate climbs along the way. It's a varied walk with woodland trails, hill climbs and coastal sections to enjoy.|
The walk starts at the harbour in Hastings and heads east along the Saxon Shore Way long distance footpath. The trail takes you along the coast to Hastings Country Park. Here you'll find 600 acres of parkland and woodland to explore on a number of paths. Features in the park include sandstone cliffs, shady glens covered with gorse and trees, nature trails and picnic areas. It's also great for wildlife with Peregrines, black redstarts and fulmars to look out for.
After passing through the park you continue along Covehurst Bay before turning north toward Fairlight. You then turn west through farmland where you pick up a section of the 1066 Country Walk to take you past Ecclesbourne Reservoir and High Wickham. At Ecclesbourne Glen you can visit the waterfalls and interesting rock formations.
The final section descends past East Hill back to the sea front and the finish point of the walk.
|Lewes to Eastbourne||20 miles (32.2 km)||A long walk from Lewes to Eastbourne taking in some of the loveliest South Downs scenery. The route runs for about 20 miles, beginning with a riverside walk along the River Ouse to Southease where you pick up the South Downs Way. You can then follow the long distance trail all the way to Eastbourne, passing Firle Beacon, Alfriston, the Cuckmere River, the Long Man of Wilmington, Windover Hill and Jevington. There's much to enjoy with riverside trails, wonderful views to the coast from the high points and a nice coastal section into Eastbourne at the end.|
This section of the downs is great for flora and fauna with lots of pretty heather and wildflowers to see. You can also look out for wildlife including the delightful Exmoor Ponies.
While the start and end of the route are quite flat, there are some quite challenging hill climbs along the way.