|stanmore-country-park-shropshire-walking-route||Stanmore Country Park Shropshire||Stanmore Country Park Shropshire||This 100 acre country park near Bridgnorth is ideal for a peaceful afternoon stroll. The park is|
the site of a World War II training base and is criss crossed with well maintained tarmac paths taking you through the 80 acre woodland.<br/>
The park is located just to the east of Bridgnorth town centre. You could continue your walk along the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/severn-way-walking-route'>Severn Way</a> which runs through the town.
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|dudmaston-hall-walking-route||Dudmaston Hall||Dudmaston Hall||This 17th-century country house in the Severn Valley is surrounded by landscaped gardens, parkland, managed woodlands, lakes and farmland.||4.5||1025||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/dudmaston-hall-walking-route'>Dudmaston Hall</a>||Dudmaston Hall.gpx|
|waterperry-gardens-walking-route||Waterperry Gardens||Waterperry Gardens||Explore the extensive grounds of the 17th century Waterperry House on this short walk near Oxford. In the grounds you will find a formal knot garden, trained fruit and nursery beds and a riverside walk along the River Thame. There are also nurseries, orchards, a plant centre and a teashop.<br/>|
The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/oxfordshire-way-walking-route'>Oxfordshire Way</a> walking route runs past the gardens so this is a good option if you'd like to continue your walk.
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|portmeirion-walking-route||Portmeirion||Portmeirion||Enjoy a walk around this popular tourist attraction built in the style of an Italian village. The village is located on the estuary of the River Dwyryd, about 2 miles east of Porthmadog. Portmeirion was used as 'The Village' in the 1960s television show The Prisoner.||5||1027||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/portmeirion-walking-route'>Portmeirion</a>||Portmeirion.gpx|
|towneley-park-walking-route||Towneley Park||Towneley Park||Explore the 440 acres of parkland surrounding Towneley Hall in Burnley, Lancashire. In the park you will find woodland, the River Calder and the Deer Pond which is designated as a Local Nature Reserve. The hall itself contains period rooms, an art gallery and a museum with displays including: Natural History, Egyptology, Local History, Textiles, Decorative Art and Regional Furniture. <br/>|
If you would like to continue your walk you could follow the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/burnley-way-walking-route'>Burnley Way</a> which runs through the park.
|3||1028||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/towneley-park-walking-route'>Towneley Park</a>||Towneley Park.gpx|
|sudeley-castle-walking-route||Sudeley Castle||Sudeley Castle||Explore the award-winning gardens and beautiful 1,200 acre estate surrounding this 15th century castle in the Cotswolds. There are nine magnificent gardens including the Queens Garden with hundreds of varieties of roses and the Tithe Barn Garden with a tranquil carp pond surrounded by wisteria, primroses, hollyhocks and cardoons. St Mary’s Church is surrounded by the White Garden, with peonies, clematis, roses and tulips. It is also contains the grave of Katherine Parr.<br/>|
Several walking routes run past the castle so there is plenty of scope for continuing your walk. The castle is located in the village of Winchcombe, 8 miles from Broadway in the Cotswolds AONB.
|5||1029||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/sudeley-castle-walking-route'>Sudeley Castle</a>||Sudeley Castle.gpx|
|ebury-way-walking-and-cycle-route||Ebury Way||Ebury Way||This is an easy short cycle and walking route ideal for families. It runs along National Cycle route 61 and a dismantled railway line from Ricksmanworth to Watford and passes through a variety of habitats, including open moor, woodland, and wetlands. The trail crosses a number of waterways including the rivers Colne, Chess and Gade and the Grand Union Canal.|
Please <a href='http://www.watford.gov.uk/ccm/cms-service/download/asset/?asset_id=17810021' target='_blank'>click here</a> for a pdf guide from watford council
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|witley-court-walking-route||Witley Court||Witley Court||Explore the expansive gardens surrounding this palatial 19th century mansion on this delightful walk in Worcestershire. The grounds contain a spectacular lake, a French parterre and a vast fountain of Perseus and Andromeda carved from Portland stone.<br/>If you'd like to continue your walking in the area then you could visit <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/shrawley-woods-walking-route'>Shrawley Woods</a>. The woods are only a few miles from Witley Court and have miles of of good woodland trails, a riverside path along the River Severn and several large ponds to enjoy.||5||1030||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/witley-court-walking-route'>Witley Court</a>||Witley Court.gpx|
|worden-park-walking-route||Worden Park||Worden Park||This super country park in Leyland is perfect for a peaceful afternoon stroll. The park covers 150 acres and includes formal gardens overlooked by a wonderful conservatory with an accompanying maze. There are also woodlands, a duck pond, a folly, a water cascade, a mininiture railway and the 18th Century domed icehouse.<br/>|
The park is located just half a mile south of Leyland town centre.
|5||1031||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/worden-park-walking-route'>Worden Park</a>||Worden Park.gpx|
|tyntesfield-house-walking-route||Tyntesfield House||Tyntesfield House||This Victorian Gothic Revival house near <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/bristol-circular-river-walk-walking-route'>Bristol Circular</a> is surrounded by 150 acres (61 ha) of parkland and gardens which are perfect for a peaceful walk. You can explore the woodland, the tree lined drive, the delightful rose garden, the walled kitchen garden, summer houses, and the aviary - all with the rolling Somerset hills as beautiful backdrop. The Home Farm Visitor Centre houses the Cow Barn kitchen, gift shop and garden shop.<br/>|
Tyntesfield is located about 4 miles west of Bristol, near Nailsea.
|2||1032||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/tyntesfield-house-walking-route'>Tyntesfield House</a>||Tyntesfield House.gpx|
|hagley-park-walking-route||Hagley Park||Hagley Park||Explore the area around Hagley Hall and Hagley Park on this walk in Worcestershire. The walk uses the North Worcestershire Path and other public footpaths to take you through the woodland and countryside surrounding the park. There is also an iron-age hill-fort on Wychbury Hill and fabulous views of The Malverns, The Clee and Abberley Hills, <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/the-wrekin-walking-route'>The Wrekin</a> and, on a clear day as far as The Black Mountains of Wales.<br/>|
The park is located about 12 miles from Birmingham city centre. <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/clent-hills-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Clent Hills Country Park</a> is adjacent to Hagley Hall so is a great option if you would like to continue your walk. The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/north-worcestershire-path-walking-route'>North Worcestershire Path</a> also runs past the park. <br/>Please note the park itself is not open to the public though the hall is open for tours on certain days. Please see the link below for details.
|3.5||1033||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/hagley-park-walking-route'>Hagley Park</a>||Hagley Park.gpx|
|strawberry-hill-house-walking-route||Strawberry Hill House||Strawberry Hill House||Enjoy a short stroll around the 9 acre gardens surrounding Horace Walpole's stunning 18th century Gothic Mansion in Twickenham, London.||1.6||1034||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/strawberry-hill-house-walking-route'>Strawberry Hill House</a>||Strawberry Hill House.gpx|
|ham-house-richmond-walking-route||Ham House Richmond||Ham House Richmond||Explore the pretty gardens surrounding this 17th century house in Richmond. The recently restored gardens include a productive kitchen garden with many heritage crops, the maze-like 'Wilderness', an orangery and a number of summerhouses. The house is located by the River Thames so you can enjoy a riverside walk before heading to the nearby Ham Common. <br/>Inside Ham House there is a superb collection of paintings, furniture and textiles, acquired over 400 years ago. After your visit you could catch Hammerton's Ferry from just outside the house to the other side of the Thames where you can visit <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/marble-hill-park-walking-route'>Marble Hill Park</a> with its 18th century Palladian villa and 66 acres of parkland.||6||1035||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ham-house-richmond-walking-route'>Ham House Richmond</a>||Ham House Richmond.gpx|
|marble-hill-park-walking-route||Marble Hill Park||Marble Hill Park||Explore the 66 acres of riverside parkland surrounding the stunning 18th century Marble Hill House in Richmond. The park includes various leisure facilities including a cricket pitch, tennis courts, putting green and a children's play area. After your visit you could catch Hammerton's Ferry from just outside the house to the other side of the Thames where you can visit the lovely <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ham-house-richmond-walking-route'>Ham House</a> with its 17th century house set in beautiful gardens.||2||1036||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/marble-hill-park-walking-route'>Marble Hill Park</a>||Marble Hill Park.gpx|
|hampton-court-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Hampton Court Park||Hampton Court Park||This 750 acre park is open to the public and sits next to Hampton Court Palace and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/bushy-park-walking-route'>Bushy Park</a> in south London. It's great for an afternoon stroll with long tree lined avenues running along the Long Water canal in the centre of the park. At the end of the canal, the Golden Jubilee Fountain shoots spectacular 30 metre jets of water into the air. Deer, descended from Henry VIII's original herd roam around the rest of the park freely. Adjacent to the park you will find <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/bushy-park-walking-route'>Bushy Park</a> which is a great option if you'd like to continue your outing.<br/>You could also cross Kingston Bridge and try the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/richmond-to-kingston-river-walk-walking-route'>Richmond to Kingston River Walk</a> along the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/thames-path-walking-route'>Thames Path</a>. You can visit the pretty Teddington Lock and Canbury Gardens on the route.||4||1037||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/hampton-court-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Hampton Court Park</a>||Hampton Court Park.gpx|
|coughton-court-walking-route||Coughton Court||Coughton Court||Explore the beautiful gardens of the Tudor Coughton Court, before a lovely waterside stroll along the River Arden on this walking route in Warwickshire. The grounds include the walled garden, lake, knot garden, vegetable garden, orchard and bog garden. You can then continue through the meadow and the pretty bluebell wood before joining the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/arden-way-walking-route'>Arden Way</a> towards Spernall. You then return to the house with a waterside stretch along the River Arden.<br/>The Tudor house has been home to the Throckmorton family for 600 years. It has a place in English history for its role in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 as some of the conspirators rode directly back there after it failed.<br/>|
Coughton Court is located near Redditch and Stratford-Upon-Avon.
|4||1038||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/coughton-court-walking-route'>Coughton Court</a>||Coughton Court.gpx|
|montacute-house-walking-route||Montacute House||Montacute House||This magnificent 16th century mansion is surrounded by beautiful parkland and gardens, perfect for a peaceful walk. The house includes the 52 metre Long Gallery with a collection of Tudor portraits from the National Portrait Gallery. <br/>|
The parkland includes the Cedar Lawn with its wibbly wobbly hedges, the orangery with its pretty water cascade, and the lovely Lime Tree avenue with lovely views of the house.<br/>
Montacute House is located just a couple of miles west of Yeovil. The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/leland-trail-walking-route'>Leland Trail</a> runs past the house so you could pick this up if you wanted to continue your walk. <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/ham-hill-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Ham Hill Country Park</a> is less than a mile west of Montacute so this is another good option.
|3||1039||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/montacute-house-walking-route'>Montacute House</a>||Montacute House.gpx|
|cheltenham-circular-footpath-walking-route||Cheltenham Circular Footpath||Cheltenham Circular Footpath||51.909683,-2.072189||Devised by Cheltenham Borough Council this way marked circular walk around Cheltenham gives wonderful views of the Cotswolds escarpment. The walk starts and ends near Pitville Park and passes Cheltenham racecourse and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/dowdeswell-reservoir-walking-route'>Dowdeswell Reservoir</a>.||40||104||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/cheltenham-circular-footpath-walking-route'>Cheltenham Circular Footpath</a>||Cheltenham Circular Footpath.gpx|
|cliveden-house-walking-route||Cliveden House||Cliveden House||Explore the stunning gardens and woodlands surrounding this Italianate mansion near Maidenhead. The grounds include several beautifully laid out gardens. The Rose Garden with red, orange and yellow flowers, the oriental water garden with Chinese pagoda and the Long Garden with stunning floral displays and topiary. There are also miles of woodland paths with stunning views back to the gardens and over the surrounding Berkshire countryside. Look out for elephant, bear and tiger wood carvings as you go. The grounds also extend down to the River Thames so there is the opportunity for some waterside walking too.<br/>|
Other highlights include the recently restored maze, a number of exquisite temples, pavilions and follies, and the Fountain of Love located the end of the lime tree avenue which runs up to the house.<br/>
The house itself is now a luxury hotel but tours are available for the general public. The house has been home to an earl, three countesses, two dukes, a Prince of Wales and the Viscounts Astor. During the 1960s, it became the setting for key events of the notorious Profumo Affair. <br/>The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/thames-path-walking-route'>Thames Path</a> and the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/shakespeares-way-walking-route'>Shakespeare's Way</a> walking routes run past Cliveden. Both of these are good options if you would like to continue your walk.<br/>You could also head west to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/bisham-woods-walking-and-cycle-route'>Bisham Woods</a> where there are miles of good walking trails and mountain bike tracks to try.<br/>The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/beeches-way-walking-route'>Beeches Way</a> runs past the northern edge of Cliveden. If you pick this up and head east you will soon come to the splendid <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/burnham-beeches-walking-and-cycle-route'>Burnham Beeches</a> Nature Reserve. The popular site covers over 500 acres with a network of woodland trails. There's also ponds, grassland, heathland with wildlife including Exmoor Ponies.
|3||1040||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/cliveden-house-walking-route'>Cliveden House</a>||Cliveden House.gpx|
|waddesdon-manor-walking-route||Waddesdon Manor||Waddesdon Manor||Explore the beautiful grounds surrounding this exquisite French Renaissance-style chateau near Aylesbury. Walking trails take you through woodland, Victorian style gardens, the parterre with ornate fountains and statues and the working aviary with adjacent rose garden. There are also splendid views of the surrounding Oxfordshire countryside, the Chilterns Hills and the Vale of Aylesbury. <br/>|
Built in the style of a French chateau between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild the house is also well worth a visit. In the tour you will see grand rooms and over 15,000 works of art, including 18th-century portraits by British artists Reynolds, Gainsborough and Romney.
<br/>A number of walking trails run past the house including the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/bernwood-jubilee-way-walking-route'>Bernwood Jubilee Way</a>, <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/aylesbury-ring-walking-route'>Aylesbury Ring</a>, <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/midshires-way-walking-route'>Midshires Way</a>, and the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/tramway-trail-walking-route'>Tramway Trail</a>.
|2||1041||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/waddesdon-manor-walking-route'>Waddesdon Manor</a>||Waddesdon Manor.gpx|
|lacock-abbey-and-village-walking-route||Lacock Abbey and Village||Lacock Abbey and Village||Explore the picturesque streets and historic buildings of Lacock Village before a visit to the beautiful Lacock Abbey set within its own delightful woodland grounds. The walk also takes you along the River Avon which runs past the village.<br/>The abbey has ground floor medieval cloisters and first floor family rooms to explore. It started as an abbey and nunnery, then turned into a Tudor family home and became known as the birthplace of photography when William Henry Fox Talbot took the first photographic negative on the site. The Fox Talbot Museum celebrates his life and work with a number of fascinating displays including the famous first negative of the oriel window at Lacock Abbey taken in 1835. Some interior sequences in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets were also filmed at Lacock. <br/>The abbey grounds are perfect for a peaceful afternoon stroll. You can follow footpaths to the woodland garden, rose garden, the apple orchard and then along the Bide Brook stream. <br/>Lacock Village has picturesque streets and historic buildings untouched by modern alterations. On your walk you will find quaint cottages, the old workhouse, the village tithe barn, the old lock-up and the church. The village has been used numerous times by television companies. BBC’s Pride and Prejudice and Cranford, and the films Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Wolfman were filmed in Lacock.|
<br/>Lacock is located near Chippenham in Wiltshire. The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/north-wiltshire-rivers-route-walking-and-cycle-route'>North Wiltshire Rivers Route</a> runs past the village so is a good option if you would like to continue your walk.<br/>Also nearby is the delightful town of Corsham with the lovely <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/corsham-court-walking-route'>Corsham Court</a>. The park has a beautiful lake and woodland to explore.
|3.5||1042||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/lacock-abbey-and-village-walking-route'>Lacock Abbey and Village</a>||Lackock Abbey and Village.gpx|
|wakehurst-place-walking-route||Wakehurst Place||Wakehurst Place||Located in Haywards Heath, Wakehurst is the country estate of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. There are 465 acres to explore on a series of delightful footpaths. The walk will take you to beautiful botanic gardens, woodland, lakes, formal gardens, an Elizabethan house and the Kew Millennium Seed Bank - the largest seed conservation project in the world. The aim of the Millennium Seed Bank is to collect seeds from all of the UK's native flora and conserve seeds from 25% of the world's flora by 2020, in the hope that this will save species from extinction in the wild.<br/>|
Wakehurst was the National Trust's most visited property in 2008-2009 (for which admission was charged), with 439,627 visitors. A visit will soon show you why with so many attractions. Highlights include the Southern Hemisphere Garden with 16 beds exhibiting plants from South America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The delightful Water Garden is another major attraction with ponds, streams and a variety of water-based garden features. <br/>
There are many super options if you wish to continue your walk. The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/high-weald-landscape-trail-walking-route'>High Weald Landscape Trail</a> runs past the edge of the estate so can picked up quite easily. <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ardingly-reservoir-walking-route'>Ardingly Reservoir</a> is right next to Wakehurst and has a lovely waterside walking path to follow.
|3.5||1043||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/wakehurst-place-walking-route'>Wakehurst Place</a>||Wakehurst Place.gpx|
|ardingly-reservoir-walking-route||Ardingly Reservoir||Ardingly Reservoir||This 198 acre reservoir and nature reserve has a lovely waterside walking path ideal for an easy stroll. The walk starts at the parking lot at the southern end of the reservoir and take you along the eastern side of the water to the village of Balcombe before returning to the start point. As a nature reserve you will pass through a variety of habitats including wetland, reedbed, deciduous woodland, hazel coppice and haymeadow. Look out for Great crested grebe and kingfishers as you make your way round the reservoir.||8||1044||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ardingly-reservoir-walking-route'>Ardingly Reservoir</a>||Ardingly Reservoir.gpx|
|weir-wood-reservoir-walking-route||Weir Wood Reservoir||Weir Wood Reservoir||This 280 acre reservoir has a super waterside walking path running around its perimeter. The western end of the reservoir is a protected nature reserve and bird sanctuary designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Habitats include strips of open grassland, scrub and woodland. Low lying meadows also form part of the reserve. Look out for kingfisher, tern, osprey, teal swifts, swallows and whitethroat.<br/>The reservoir is located just to the west of Forest Row and about 7 miles north east of Haywards Heath.<br/> The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/forest-way-walking-and-cycle-route'>Forest Way</a> and the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/sussex-border-path-walking-route'>Sussex Border Path</a> both run past the reservoir so you could easily pick up either of these trails if you'd like to continue your walk. <br/>If you head north you'll soon come to the National Trust owned <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/standen-house-walking-route'>Standen House</a>. The Standen Estate has 100 acres of parkland, gardens and woodland to explore and is well worth a visit.||8.5||1045||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/weir-wood-reservoir-walking-route'>Weir Wood Reservoir</a>||Weir Wood Reservoir.gpx|
|sudbury-hall-walking-route||Sudbury Hall||Sudbury Hall||This wonderful 17th century mansion in Derbyshire boasts a superb Great Staircase, fine Long Gallery,exquisite plasterwork, wood carvings, classical story-based murals and portraits by John Michael Wright, and of Charles II's mistresses. Also of interest is The Museum of Childhood where you can relive nostalgic memories by exploring the childhoods of times gone by through various interactive displays. You can also step into the shoes of a Victorian pupil in the Victorian schoolroom or become a chimney sweep by taking on the chimney climb. <br/>Outside there are beautiful gardens with a super waterside walking trail around the pretty lake. There are also two star shaped parterres on the top terraces and planted topiary.||2||1046||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/sudbury-hall-walking-route'>Sudbury Hall</a>||Sudbury Hall.gpx|
|powis-castle-walking-route||Powis Castle||Powis Castle||Explore the world-class gardens surrounding this historic castle in Welshpool. Powis Castle gardens are regarded as one of the greatest surviving examples of Baroque garden design in Britain. Highlights include the dramatic Italianate terraces, informal woodland, the Edwardian formal garden and superb views of the surrounding countryside - the long mountain and the Breidden Hills are visible on a clear day. Also look out for the 30ft-high yew hedge, ornate dancing statues and stunning herbaceous borders.<br/>The original castle dates back to the 13th century but has seen many changes since then. You can go inside and see the fine state rooms and wonderful collections including paintings, tapestries, sculpture and furniture. In the Clive Museum you can see more than 300 items from India and the Far East, dating from the 17th to 19th centuries, from Hindu gods to gold and weapons. Also make time to visit the coach house and stables which are some of the earliest brick buildings in mid-Wales.||7||1047||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/powis-castle-walking-route'>Powis Castle</a>||Powis Castle.gpx|
|dover-castle-walking-route||Dover Castle||Dover Castle||Explore the grounds of the largest castle in England and enjoy fabulous views of the White Cliffs of Dover. Highlights include the Secret Wartime Tunnels with a recreation of the Dunkirk evacuation in Operation Dynamo: Rescue from Dunkirk, complete with dramatic projections of swooping Spitfires and real film footage. In the Great Tower you can immerse yourself in the royal court of King Henry II with its richly furnished chambers adorned with vibrant wall hangings. <br/>The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/white-cliffs-country-trails-walking-route'>White Cliffs Country Trails</a> and the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/saxon-shore-way-walking-route'>Saxon Shore Way</a> run past the castle so you could easily extend your walk. If you head east you can visit the Victorian <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/south-foreland-lighthouse-walking-route'>South Foreland Lighthouse</a> and the lovely Pines Gardens at St Margaret's.||1.5||1048||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/dover-castle-walking-route'>Dover Castle</a>||Dover Castle.gpx|
|osborne-house-walking-route||Osborne House||Osborne House||Explore the beautiful and extensive grounds of Queen Victoria's royal seaside palace on this lovely walk near Cowes on the Isle of Wight. You can stroll through the numerous delightful gardens before heading to the coast and Queen Victoria's private beach where there are fabulous views across the Solent.||3||1049||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/osborne-house-walking-route'>Osborne House</a>||Osborne House.gpx|
|fairlands-valley-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Fairlands Valley Park||Fairlands Valley Park||Enjoy a cycle or walk through this popular park in Stevenage. There are several pretty lakes with waterside cycling and walking paths to enjoy.||5||1049||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/fairlands-valley-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Fairlands Valley Park</a>||Fairlands Valley Park.gpx|
|windrush-way-walking-route||Windrush Way||Windrush Way||51.884522,-1.758660||This lovely walk through the Cotswolds runs from <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/bourton-on-the-water-walking-route'>Bourton on the Water</a> to Winchcombe. The path follows the River Windrush to Naunton and proceeds through Hawling and onto Winchcombe. Walk highlights are the riverside walking and the 15th century, <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/sudeley-castle-walking-route'>Sudeley Castle</a> with its beautiful, award winning gardens and lovely chapel.||22||105||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/windrush-way-walking-route'>Windrush Way</a>||Windrush Way.gpx|