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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 Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Latest Walking Routes

Chapel en le Frith4 miles (6.5 km)This small Derbyshire town is located close to some classic Peak District walks.
This walk takes you from the town to Combs Reservoir where there are nice trails running along the water and the Meveril Brook. You can extend the walk by heading north and climbing Eccles Pike. From here there are fabulous views over the Peak District towards Windgather Rocks, Combs Edge, Combs Reservoir, Cat’s Tor and Shining Tor. At the summit you will find a topograph which shows all the sights you can see from the top.
Nailsworth4 miles (6.5 km)The Cotswolds town of Nailsworth has some lovely walking trails to try on three large areas of common land located to the north of the town. There's also the National Trust's Woodchester Park and Thames and Severn Canal running through the area.
This walk from the town centre takes you up onto Minchinhampton Common before picking up the Cotswold Canals Walk and following it into Stroud.
You can reach the common by heading north from the town centre. There's miles of footpaths here with great views over the Cotswolds from the elevated common. You can follow the paths towards the Thames and Severn Canal and then pick up the towpath. Heading south will take you toward the impressive Brimscombe Mill but this route heads north to take you into Stroud.
Penarth7 miles (11 km)The town of Penarth is based on the South Wales coast in the Vale of Glamorgan near Cardiff. It has some lovely walking trails to try along the Wales Coast Path which runs through the town.
This walk takes you along the cliff top to the nearby Cosmeston Lakes Country Park where you can enjoy lakeisde trails with 200 acres of woodland, meadows and wetlandhabitats to enjoy. It's about a 3 mile walk from the seafront the park, with nice views of the beach as you go.
The walk starts on the sea front in Penarth next to the pier. The town is located at the top oflimestone cliffsthat have a distinctive rock formation and are referred to as the Penarth Group of rocks. From the pier you proceed south along the coastal path to the noteworthy Lavernock Point, enjoying great views of theBristol Channel on the way. Here you will find a lovely nature reserve with varied and colourful plants and several species of butterfly to look out for. The area is also well known asthe place where Guglielmo Marconi transmitted and received the firstwirelesssignals over open sea between the Point andFlat Holmisland in the late 19th century.
At Lavernock Point you turn inland to follow footpaths to Cosmeston Lakes. The park includes a visitor centre and a number of well laid out paths. There's also a number of bird hides where you can look out for mute swans, mallards, herons, egrets and diving birds such as the great crested grebe.
Alrewas and Fradley Junction7 miles (11 km)Enjoy a nice easy canal walk from Alrewas to Fradley Junction and then onto the village of Fradley. The route first follows the Trent and Mersey Canal to Fradley junction before turning south along the Coventry Canal to take you into Fradley. It's a very beautiful section of the canal, with lots of barges, old stone bridges and lovely tree lined towpaths.
The walk starts in the little village of Alrewas, near Lichfield in Staffordshire. You can pick up the canal towpath on the western side of the village and follow it west to Fradley Reservoir and Fradley Junction. Here you'll find a number of nice old buildings including the 18th century Swan Inn, two shops and two cafes. Fradley PoolNature Reserveis adjacent to the junction, and is a great place for bird watching. On the Trent and Mersey, the junction is in the middle of a five-lock flight, with Junction Lock just below it and Middle Lock a little further above it.
At the junction you can pick up the Coventry Canal and follow it south east toward Fradley village. Here you can stop for refreshments before returning on the same paths to Alrewas.
Frampton Mansell2 miles (3.3 km)This little village has some nice trails to try through the Frome Valley and up into the Cotswold Hills.
This walk takes you along the river and the Thames and Severn Canal to the nearby village of Sapperton. It's about a 2 mile walk along a nice flat waterside path. Surrounding the canal are various woods including Sapperton Wood and Frampton Wood. There are miles of public footpaths here which you could take a detour to explore.