|ambleside-to-skelwith-bridge-walking-route||Ambleside to Skelwith Bridge||Ambleside to Skelwith Bridge||This is a lovely walk taking you from the popular town of <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/ambleside-walking-route'>Ambleside</a> to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/skelwith-bridge-walking-route'>Skelwith Bridge</a> via Loughrigg Tarn. It's a fairly easy route, running for just under 4 miles with some moderate climbs.<br/>Starting in Ambleside head west through Rothay Park before climbing to Miller Brow and Deer Hows. There's great views back down to Ambleside and Windermere Lake from the high points around here.<br/>The route then descends to Ivy Crag before another short climb up to Loughrigg Tarn. It's a delightfully peaceful spot with the tranquil waters of the tarn surrounded by some beautiful countryside.<br/>After rounding the tarn you descend to Neaum Crag and then to Skelwith Bridge where you can visit Skelwith Force waterfall. The impressive falls are located on the River Brathay and include a viewing area where you can get close up to the rushing water.<br/>Near here there's a nice riverside cafe where you can enjoy refreshments after your walk. Across the road there's also the Skelwith Bridge Hotel. From here you can pick up the bus back to Ambleside.<br/>To extend your walking in the area you can pick up the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/cumbria-way-walking-route'>Cumbria Way</a> and head west to visit <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/colwith-force-walking-route'>Colwith Force</a> waterfall. The falls drop 40 feet over several stages and are a spectacular sight when in full spate.||5.7||2618||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ambleside-to-skelwith-bridge-walking-route'>Ambleside to Skelwith Bridge</a>||Ambleside to Skelwith Bridge.gpx|
|ambleside-walking-route||Ambleside||Ambleside||Ambleside is one of the most popular bases for walkers in the Lake District. The town has great facilities with lots of shops selling walking equipment, several hotels and lots of pubs and cafes. There's several different walks to try from the town including challenging hill climbs, woodland trails, waterfalls and riverside paths.<br/>This short walk around the town takes you to <strong>Rothay Park</strong> and then along the River Rothay to the <strong>Ambleside Roman Fort</strong> and Waterhead Pier on Lake Windermere. It's a nice gentle walk with lovely views of the surrounding fells.<br/>You can start the walk from the car park in the centre of town and pick up a footpath along Stock Ghyll to Rothay Park. The park has picnic benches, large grassed areas and natural rock outcrops. The River Rothay also runs through the park and there are good views of the surrounding fells as well. Follow the path south along the river and it will lead you through fields to the roman fort. The fort is Grade I listed and dates from the 1st or 2nd century. It was probably built under Hadrian's rule to guard the Roman road from Brougham to Ravenglass. After exploring the fascinating remains of the fort you continue to Borrans Park at Waterhead. From here there are lovely views over Lake Windermere and nice pub where you can enjoy refreshments in the lakeside garden.|
<h2 class='h2content'>Other Walks around Ambleside</h2><ul><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/stock-ghyll-force-walking-route'>Stock Ghyll Force</a> - This walk takes you to the beautiful Stock Ghyll Force waterfall in <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/ambleside-walking-route'>Ambleside</a>, in the Lake District. The waterfall is just a short walk from the centre of Ambleside. From here you walk to Stockgyhll Lane where there is a sign saying 'To the Waterfalls'. Bear left here to enter Stock Ghyll Woods where you follow shady paths along Stock Ghyll Beck to the main falls. Here you will find a railed viewpoint from which you can watch the spectacular 70 foot high waterfall. It's a lovely wooded climb with a series of smaller waterfalls to enjoy on the way. </li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/coffin-route-ambleside-to-grasmere-walking-route'>Coffin Route-Ambleside to Grasmere</a> - Follow the Coffin Route from <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/ambleside-walking-route'>Ambleside</a> to Grasmere on this lovely walk in the Lake District. The walk is fairly easy with only a short climb and a well defined, signposted route. The path is so called because it was used to convey coffins on their final journey to St Oswalds Church in Grasmere. </li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/wansfell-pike-walking-route'>Wansfell Pike</a> - This circular walk in the Lake District takes you up Wansfell Pike fell to Troutbeck, and then back through Skelghyll woods. It's popular with walkers as it begins and ends in the accessible town of <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/ambleside-walking-route'>Ambleside</a>.</li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/windermere-way-walking-route'>Windermere Way</a> - A circular walk around Lake Windermere in the beautiful Lake District</li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/fairfield-horseshoe-walking-route'>Fairfield Horseshoe</a> - This is a challenging horseshoe shaped walk which takes you on a tour of some of the Lake District's most beautiful fells. The walk begins at <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/ambleside-walking-route'>Ambleside</a> and heads towards <a href='http://www.rydalmount.co.uk/' target='_blank'>Rydal Mount</a>, the historic home of William Wordsworth. You climb to Heron Pike and then onto Great Rigg and Fairfield before returning to Ambleside via Dove Crag, High Pike and Low Pike. The views are spectacular with <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/rydal-water-walking-route'>Rydal Water</a>, Grasmere, Lake Windermere and Coniston Water all visible from the peaks.</li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/jenkins-crag-walking-route'>Jenkin's Crag</a> - This is a nice easy climb to try from Waterhead in <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/ambleside-walking-route'>Ambleside</a>. It takes you from the northern end of Lake Windermere to a viewpoint overlooking the lake. There's a footpath near to the bus stop on the A591 which is signed for Jenkin's Crag. You climb toward Skelghyll Wood where you pick up woodland trails to the viewpoint. Here you can enjoy great views over the lake to the surrounding mountains. It's a short walk of about 0.5 miles and a nice one to do if you are staying in Waterhead or if you've got half an hour to spare before catching a bus from Waterhead!</li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/red-screes-walking-route'>Red Screes</a> - This cirular route takes you up Red Screes fell in the Lake District National Park</li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/white-moss-walks-walking-route'>White Moss Walks</a> - This walk follows the footpaths around White Moss Common in the Lake District. The area consists of a series of nice footpaths taking you through woodland and meadows. </li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/alcock-tarn-walking-route'>Alcock Tarn</a> - Climb to this pretty tarn and enjoy wonderful views over Grasmere lake on this walk in the Lake District. The walk start from the good sized White Moss Common car park off the A591 near Rydal Water and Grasmere Lake. The route heads north to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/white-moss-walks-walking-route'>White Moss Common</a>, passing Lady Wood and White Moss Tarn. You continue past Dove Cottage, through Bracken Fell Wood to Grey Crag. The final section takes you from Grey Crag to the tarn where you can stroll around the water and take in the magnificent views.</li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/loughrigg-tarn-walking-route'>Loughrigg Tarn</a> - This circular walk takes you to the lovely Loughrigg Tarn from Skelwith Bridge. The walk starts from the Skelwith Bridge Hotel and follows country lanes and footpaths around the pretty tarn. It's a fairly easy climb to the high point above the tarn with splendid views of the surrounding fells. It's a secluded peaceful spot which was a favourite of William Wordsworth. </li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/loughrigg-fell-walking-route'>Loughrigg Fell</a> - The climb to Loughrigg fell from <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/grasmere-walking-route'>Grasmere</a> is a very popular one. It's a reasonably straightforward climb with wonderful views over Rydal Water and Grasmere Lake. The walk starts in the centre of Grasmere and follows country lanes and good footpaths to the 335 m (1,099 ft) summit. You start by following Red Bank road from Grasmere which runs around the western side of the lake before picking up a footpath to the summit which is effectivley a series of stone steps. The route also passes Loughrigg Terrace which is well worth a short detour. This level path affords wonderful views towards Helm Crag and the Fairfield group and leads to the fascinating Loughrigg Caves.</li>
<li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/windermere-to-ambleside-walk-walking-route'>Windermere to Ambleside Walk</a> -This scenic route takes you between these to popular towns via Wansfell, Troutbeck and Orrest Head.</li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/ambleside-to-skelwith-bridge-walking-route'>Ambleside to Skelwith Bridge</a> - A moderate walk to Skelwith Bridge taking in Loughrigg Tarn and Skelwith Force Waterfall</li><li><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/circular-walk-from-ambleside-walking-route'>Circular Walk from Ambleside</a> - A splendid circular walk from the town centre visiting several of the area's highlights.</li></ul>
|amersham-circular-walk-walking-route||Amersham Circular Walk||Amersham Circular Walk||This circular walk around the market town of <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/place-walks/amersham-walks'>Amersham</a> visits the nearby village of Chalfont St Giles while exploring the attractive countryside of the Misbourne valley. There's riverside paths, woodland trails and a series of moderate hill climbs with splendid views of the Chilterns countryside.<br/>The walk starts near the train station and passes through Parsonage Wood before heading east towards Little Chalfont. You then skirt the edge of Pollards Wood and continue into Chalfont St Giles. It's a pretty village with a duck pond fed by the River Misbourne. Other highlights include the church of Saint Giles which is of Norman architecture and dates from the 12th century. You can also visit the former home of John Milton, author of the epic poem 'Paradise Lost'. The house is now a open to the public as a museum and includes an extensive collection of 17th-century first editions of John Milton's works, both poetry and prose.<br/>The village is roughly the half way point on the walk so a great place to stop for refreshments on one of the nice pubs or cafes.<br/>After exploring the village the route then follows footpaths through the attractive farmland to the south of the river. You'll pass close to the pretty <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/hodgemoor-woods-walking-route'>Hodgemoor Woods</a> which is worth a short detour if you have time. The 250 acre bluebell wood has miles of good footpaths and mountain bike trails. The woods also have a healthy population of muntjac deer to look out for.<br/>The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/south-bucks-way-walking-route'>South Bucks Way</a> long distance trail runs through the area. You can use the waymarked path to go directly to Chalfont St Giles if you prefer a shorter walk. The path continues south through Chalfont St Peter before coming to the splendid <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksCycle/colne-valley-trail-walking-and-cycle-route'>Colne Valley</a>.<br/>Just to the north of the town you can pick up the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/chess-valley-walk-walking-route'>Chess Valley Walk</a> and enjoy a riverside stroll along the River Chess.||14||2532||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/amersham-circular-walk-walking-route'>Amersham Circular Walk</a>||Amersham Circular Walk.gpx|
|amesbury-river-walk-walking-route||Amesbury River Walk||Amesbury River Walk||Enjoy a stroll along the River Avon on this peaceful waterside walk in Amesbury. The walk starts from the car park just south of the town centre, near Amesbury Abbey. You can then pick up public footpaths along the river towards Normanton before returning through fields to the car park.||5||2289||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/amesbury-river-walk-walking-route'>Amesbury River Walk</a>||Amesbury River Walk.gpx|
|amesbury-to-stonehenge-walking-route||Amesbury to Stonehenge||Amesbury to Stonehenge||This walk takes you from the town of Amesbury to the world famous Stonehenge. It's about a 2 mile walk from the town to the site, using a series of public footpaths and tracks.<br/>The walk starts by heading through the underpass of the A303 roundabout, north of the town centre. It's a short walk along the A345 to the footpaths heading west into the countryside around Halfmoon Clump. You'll pass the Old King Barrows before heading along The Avenue to Stonehenge. <br/>The walk can be extended by visiting the Stonehenge Cursus. The large Neolithic cursus monument was constructed several hundred years before the earliest phase of Stonehenge in 3000 BC. To explore the Stonehenge site itself you will need to purchase a ticket from English Heritage. The area around the cursus is on open access land so can be visited for free.<br/>The route also passes close to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/durrington-walls-walking-route'>Durrington Walls</a>. The 4500 year site includes the largest complete henge in Great Britain.<br/>To really stretch your legs you can pick up the long distance <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/salisbury-country-way-walking-route'>Salisbury Country Way</a> which runs through the area.||3||2526||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/amesbury-to-stonehenge-walking-route'>Amesbury to Stonehenge</a>||Amesbury to Stonehenge.gpx|
|ampfield-woods-walking-route||Ampfield Woods||Ampfield Woods||This large woodland area near Hursley has miles of walking trails to try. You can reach the woods by following the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/monarchs-way-walking-route'>Monarch's Way</a> west from the village. In the woods you can see bluebells in the spring and look out for wildlife including deer and various woodland birds.||11||2926||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ampfield-woods-walking-route'>Ampfield Woods</a>||Ampfield Woods.gpx|
|ampthilll-park-walking-route||Ampthilll Park||Ampthilll Park||Climb the Greensand Ridge and enjoy wonderful views over Bedfordshire in this pretty park in Ampthilll. The park has good footpaths taking you to the high points and then around the pretty lake. There are also woodland trails in Laurel Wood and the option of extending your walk to the nearby Cooper's Hill which lies just to the south. In the park you will also find Katherine’s Cross - a memorial to Katherine of Aragon who stayed at the former Ampthilll Castle. <br/> If you would like to continue your walk you could pick up the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/greensand-ridge-walk-walking-route'>Greensand Ridge</a> long distance walking trail which runs through the park. If you follow it east you will soon come to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/maulden-woods-walking-route'>Maulden Woods</a> where there are lots of nice woodland walking trails through semi-natural broadleaf woodland, acidic grassland and conifer plantations.||2||1553||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ampthilll-park-walking-route'>Ampthilll Park</a>||Ampthilll Park.gpx|
|amroth-and-colby-woodland-garden-walking-route||Amroth and Colby Woodland Garden||Amroth and Colby Woodland Garden||Enjoy a walk along the lovely coastline at Amroth and visit the National Trust's Colby Woodland Garden. <br/>The walk starts near the sea front in Amroth and follows a footpath north to the delightful Colby Woodland Garden. Here you will find 8 acres of woodland, widlflower meadows and gardens with a variety of plants and flowers such as azaleas, bluebells, camellias, magnolias, rhododendrons. In the walled garden there is a Victorian Gothic inspired gazebo and fine Japanese maples. The wildflower meadow has pretty streams and ponds and there are peaceful woodland trails in the woodland garden.<br/>|
The secluded wooded valley is home to a variety of wildlife. Look out for Dippers, bats, otters, frogs and toads.<br/> After leaving the gardens you can return to the sea front on the same path and then enjoy a stroll along the prom in Amroth.<br/>To extend your walking in the area follow the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/pembrokeshire-coast-path-walking-route'>Pembrokeshire Coast Path</a> west and try the splendid <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/amroth-to-saundersfoot-walking-route'>Amroth to Saundersfoot Walk</a> and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/tenby-to-saundersfoot-walk-walking-route'>Tenby to Saundersfoot Walk</a>.
|4||1683||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/amroth-and-colby-woodland-garden-walking-route'>Amroth and Colby Woodland Garden</a>||Amroth and Colby Woodland Garden.gpx|
|amroth-to-saundersfoot-walking-route||Amroth to Saundersfoot||Amroth to Saundersfoot||A short walk along a delightful stretch of the Pembrokeshire Coast. The route takes you between the lovely villages of Amroth and Saundersfoot, with pretty beaches, cliff tops and coastal views.<br/>The walk is about 2.5 miles with a moderate climb at the start before a nice flat path leads you into Saundersfoot. Along the way you'll pass the long sandy beach in Amroth and the rocky beach at Wiseman's Bridge. In Saundersfoot the walk finishes, passing another nice beach and the lovely harbour.<br/>To extend your walking in Amroth you can visit <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/amroth-and-colby-woodland-garden-walking-route'>Amroth and Colby Woodland Garden</a>, just to the north of the village. The National Trust owned property has some good woodland trails to try.<br/>You could also continue on the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/pembrokeshire-coast-path-walking-route'>Pembrokeshire Coast Path</a> to nearby Tenby.<br/>On the google stree view link below you can virtually explore the coast path!||4||2585||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/amroth-to-saundersfoot-walking-route'>Amroth to Saundersfoot</a>||Amroth to Saundersfoot.gpx|
|an-sgurr-eigg-walking-route||An Sgurr Eigg||An Sgurr Eigg||Climb to the highest point on the volcanic island of Eigg on this challenging walk in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. From the 393 metres (1,289 ft) summit there are spectacular views all round of Mull, Coll, Muck, the Outer Hebrides, Rum, Skye, and the mountains of Lochaber on the mainland. <br/>The walk starts at the ferry terminal and follows a waymarked route through Galmisdale and heather and bracken moorland to the summit.||7.5||1285||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/an-sgurr-eigg-walking-route'>An Sgurr Eigg</a>||An Sgurr Eigg.gpx|
|andover-walking-route||Andover||Andover||This walk takes you around the Hampshire Town of Andover. The route runs from Watermill Park to the Anton Lakes Nature Reserve using a trail along the River Anton which runs through the town.<br/>You start off in the riverside Watermill Park, just to the south of the town centre. The park includes Rooksbury Mill, an old Grade II listed watermill which dates from the 16th century. The building and its associated structures are privately owned, but the surrounding land is owned by the Test Valley Borough Council and managed as a local nature reserve.<br/>The route then heads north along Mill Lake, before picking up a sculpture trail along the River Anton, a tributary of the River Test. The path then heads through the town, eventually coming to the Anton Lakes Nature Reserve. There's nice footpaths to follow around the lakes where you can look out for a variety of birdlife including the wonderful great-crested grebe. There's also butterflies such as marbled white and gatekeeper, with notable flora including southern marsh orchids.||8.5||2921||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/andover-walking-route'>Andover</a>||Andover River and Lakes Walk.gpx|
|angle-tarn-walking-route||Angle Tarn||Angle Tarn||This walk climbs to Angletarn Pikes from Patterdale in the Lake District. The area is a favourite of many with Angle Tarn considered one of the most beautiful spots in the Lake District. Alfred Wainwright described it as 'among the best of Lakeland tarns'. On the walk you will also enjoy super views over Ullswater Lake and the surrounding fells.<br/> The walk starts at the parking area in Patterdale and climbs to Boredale Hause. You continue to Stony Rigg and then on to Angletarn Pikes. The Pikes are named after the two rocky towers at the summit, separated by a long section of peaty bog. From here there are great views down to Angle Tarn and over to the Helvellyn range and the Far Eastern Fells across Martindale. You then descend to the tarn for a waterside section before returning to Patterdale on the same route. Alternatively, you could continue past the tarn and head towards The Knott and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/hayeswater-walking-route'>Hayeswater</a> to extend your walk. <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/brothers-water-walking-route'>Brothers Water</a> is also nearby and is another good walk to try in the area.||8||1513||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/angle-tarn-walking-route'>Angle Tarn</a>||Angle Tarn.gpx|
|anglers-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Anglers Country Park||Anglers Country Park||Enjoy a peaceful walk or cycle around this pretty country park in Wakefield. The park consists of a large lake and pretty pond with several bird hides for you to observe the wildfowl visitors. These includes herons, coots, mallard, pied wagtail, osprey, widgeon and yellow wagtail. The lakeside path is perfect for a nice, easy stroll or ride. <br/>|
If you'd like to continue your activity then the nearby <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/barnsley-canal-walking-and-cycle-route'>Barnsley Canal</a> leading into Wakefield is a good option. Just south of the park you will find a nice walking trail along <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/wintersett-reservoir-walking-route'>Wintersett Reservoir</a>. <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/nostell-priory-walking-route'>Nostell Priory</a> with its delightful gardens and 300 acres of parkland is also only a couple of miles away. Anglers Country Park is located just a few miles south east of Wakefield.
|2.5||858||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/anglers-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Anglers Country Park</a>||Anglers Country Park.gpx|
|angles-way-walking-route||Angles Way||Angles Way||52.579382,1.650234||This splendid walk through the Norfolk Broads was voted the best waterside walk in Britain by waterscape.com in 2003. The walk is often completed in the following stages:<br/>|
1. <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/great-yarmouth-walking-route'>Great Yarmouth</a> to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksCycle/fritton-lake-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Fritton Lake Country Park</a> - on this section you will follow the River Yare, <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/breydon-water-walking-route'>Breydon Water</a> and the River Waveney passing <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/burgh-castle-walking-route'>Burgh Castle</a> as you go. The section finishes at the delightful Fritton Lake Country World<br/>
2. Fritton Lake to Oulton Broad - you continue along the Waveney towards Lowestoft and the pretty Oulton Broad. On the way you will pass the splendid <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/somerleyton-walking-route'>Somerleyton</a>. The delightful model village includes thatched red-brick estate cottages and the splendid Somerleyton Hall with its beautiful gardens and expansive estate.<br/>
3. Oulton Broad to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/beccles-walking-route'>Beccles</a> - an exclusivley waterside section along the Waveney (video below). You'll pass <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/oulton-broad-and-carlton-marshes-walking-route'>Oulton Broad and Carlton Marshes</a> Nature Reserve with lots of interesting wildlife to look out for.<br/>
4. Beccles to Bungay - a countryside section via Shipmeadow<br/>
5. Bungay to Harleston - through the countryside via Homersfield with views of the River Waveney<br/>
6. Harleston to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/diss-walking-route'>Diss</a> - continuing along the Waveney via Hoxne and the Billingford Windmill.<br/>
7. Diss to Knettishall Heath - the final section which passes the source of the River Waveney, Redgrave and Lopham Fen.
The walk is waymarked with a yellow and green disc featuring an otter.
|124||481||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/angles-way-walking-route'>Angles Way</a>||Angles Way.gpx|
|anglesey-abbey-walking-route||Anglesey Abbey||Anglesey Abbey||Explore 114 acres of beautiful gardens surrounding this Jacobean mansion in Cambridge. You can stroll around the ornate statue garden with its mythological and biblical subjects before a peaceful walk down one of the tree lined avenues. There are also plenty of wide open spaces with expansive lawns and pretty wildflower meadows - perfect for a summer picnic. There is also a waterside stroll along Quy Water and a visit to the working 18th century watermill where you can watch them grind wheat into flour, then buy some fresh from the chute.<br/>In the house you can view the 36 strong collection of clocks and the extensive works of art collected by Lord Fairhaven. The dining room is the only room surviving from the Augustinian priory that once stood on the site.<br/>Anglesey Abbey is located just a few miles east of Cambridge city centre.||5.5||1051||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/anglesey-abbey-walking-route'>Anglesey Abbey</a>||Anglesey Abbey.gpx|
|anglesey-coast-path-walking-route||Anglesey Coast Path||Anglesey Coast Path||53.408752,-4.508386||Follow the beautiful coastline of the Isle of Anglesey on the fabulous walk. The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path falls within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 95% of the coast. It passes through landscape that includes a mixture of farmland, coastal heath, dunes, salt-marsh, foreshore, cliffs, woodland and a National Nature Reserve.|
<br/>Highlights on the route include the lovely <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/cemlyn-bay-walking-route'>Cemlyn Bay</a> Nature Reserve with its shingle beach and pretty lagoon. It's a great place for wildlife spotting with various coastal birds to look out for. These include Ringed Plover, Arctic Terns, Oystercatcher and Shelduck. The colony of Sandwich terns is the third largest in the UK. <br/> Also of note is the splendid <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/breakwater-country-park-walking-route'>Breakwater Country Park</a> where you can climb Holyhead Mountain for wonderful views over the island.<br/>Also on Holyhead is the spectacularly positioned <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/south-stack-lighthouse-walking-route'>South Stack Lighthouse</a>. You can descend the 400 steps to the island and enjoy fabulous views on the way. The area also includes the South Stack RSPB nature reserve where you can look out for puffins and porpoises.<br/>At <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/red-wharf-bay-walking-route'>Red Wharf Bay</a> is area of outstanding natural beauty located on the east coast of Anglesey. The coast path passes right along this expansive bay with its rock pools, beautiful beaches and pretty village. Just east of the bay the path takes you to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/penmon-point-walking-route'>Penmon Point</a> where you can visit the Trwyn Du Lighthouse and enjoy wonderful views towards Puffin Island, Great Orme and Snowdon.<br/><a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/newborough-forest-walking-and-cycle-route'>Newborough Forest</a> and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/llanddwyn-island-walking-route'>Llanddwyn Island</a> are located at the southern tip of the island. The tidal island is a magical place with wonderful views across the Menai Strait, a 19th century lighthouse and an atmospheric ruined old chapel.
|195||566||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/anglesey-coast-path-walking-route'>Anglesey Coast Path</a>||Anglesey Coast Path.gpx|
|anglezarke-reservoir-walking-and-cycle-route||Anglezarke Reservoir||Anglezarke Reservoir||This circular cycle loop takes you around the pretty Anglezarke Reservoir near Chorley. If you're coming by train you can easily reach the reservoir from Chorley or Adlington. Parking is also available at the south eastern end of the reservoir. <br/> The route takes you around the reservoir using a series of country lanes. There are some climbs with great views over the Rivington chain of reservoirs which includes Yarrow Reservoir, High Bullough Reservoir and the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/rivington-reservoir-walking-route'>Rivington Reservoirs</a>.<br/>It's easy to extend your outing by heading into the nearby <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/rivington-country-park-cycle-route'>Rivington Country Park</a> where there are more cycle trails.<br/> The route below is a cycle route but the reservoir also has some lovely walking trails on the eastern side. If you park in the car park where this route starts then you can pick up a lovely waterside footpath which will take you to High Bullough reservoir. It's a lovely walk with woodland trails. You could extend it by climbing the nearby <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/winter-hill-walking-route'>Winter Hill</a>.<br/>You can also climb to the nearby <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/healey-nab-walking-and-cycle-route'>Healey Nab</a> for great views over the reservoir. On the Nab there are lots of footpaths and two colour coded mountain bike trails to try in the woodland area.<br/>Just to the north is the delightful hamlet of <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/white-coppice-walking-route'>White Coppice</a> with its idyllic cricket pitch and series of reservoirs.||7.5||1451||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/anglezarke-reservoir-walking-and-cycle-route'>Anglezarke Reservoir</a>||Anglezarke Reservoir.gpx|
|angmering-park-estate-woods-walking-route||Angmering Park Estate Woods||Angmering Park Estate Woods||The expansive area of woodland surrounding the Angmering Park Estate has miles of public bridleways and footpaths for walkers and cyclists to try. As well as the sheltered paths through the pretty woods there are some nice open fields and good views across the surrounding countryside to enjoy. The area is particularly magical in the spring when there are carpets of bluebells to see.<br/>The woods are located just to the east of Arundel. You could reach the site by following the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/monarchs-way-walking-route'>Monarch's Way</a> along the river and then east to the woods. This route, however, starts from The Dover car park north of Angmering, near Hammerpot. From here you head north west along the trail to Wepham Wood. Here you pick up a section of the waymarked Monarch's Way long distance trail, heading east to Michelgrove Park. You then turn south through Patching Rough woods, before passing through Surgeon's Fields and the Hammerpot Copse to return to the car park.<br/>To extend your walk you can head west along the Monarch's Way and visit <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/arundel-castle-and-arundel-park-walking-route'>Arundel Castle and Arundel Park</a>. Here you'll find more nice woodland trails and footpaths around Swanbourne Lake and along the River Arun.<br/>Also nearby is the wonderful <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/slindon-estate-walking-route'>Slindon Estate</a> with miles of trails to try.||8||2516||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/angmering-park-estate-woods-walking-route'>Angmering Park Estate Woods</a>||Angmering Park Estate Woods.gpx|
|ankerdine-hill-walking-route||Ankerdine Hill||Ankerdine Hill||Climb to this hill in Knightwick on this walk in the Malvern Hills. There's a nice waterside stretch along the River Teme, woodland trails and great views from the high points.<br/>The circular walk starts in the village of Knightwick and heads to Horsham Farm along the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/river-teme-walking-route'>River Teme</a>. You then climb through Hay Wood to Ankerdine Hill which reaches a height of well over 400ft. On the hill there's some nice woodland trails and great views over the Worcestershire countryside.||1||2240||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ankerdine-hill-walking-route'>Ankerdine Hill</a>||Ankerdine Hill.gpx|
|ann-griffiths-walk-walking-route||Ann Griffiths Walk||Ann Griffiths Walk||A lovely walk along the River Vyrnwy in Powys, with the Berwyn mountains forming a splendid backdrop. The path runs from Pont Lloge, Llwydiarth to Pontrobert with scenery including river valley and gorge, meadow, woodland and forest. <br/>The walk is named after the 18th Century hymn writer Ann Griffiths who lived in the area. You will pass locations associated with her life including her home at Dolwar Fach and her memorial chapel at Dolanog.||11||437||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ann-griffiths-walk-walking-route'>Ann Griffiths Walk</a>||Ann Griffiths Walk.gpx|
|anston-stones-walking-route||Anston Stones||Anston Stones||Anston Stones Wood is a biological site of Special Scientific Interest in Anston, South Yorkshire. It's a nice place for a peaceful stroll with interesting vegetation and the Anston Brook running through the woods. The site is a local nature reserve consisting of grassland, scrub and wetland. The woodland is the second best example of limestone woodland in South Yorkshire. <br/>The area is known for its limestone gorges and interesting geological features. As such it is very popular with rock climbers. There is also an Ice Age Cave known as 'Dead Man's cave'. In the 1960's ancient flint tools from the ice age and animal bones from animals such reindeer and hyena were uncovered.<br/>The walk can be extended by heading east to Woodsetts via Lindrick Common. Just to the north is Swinston Hill Wood and if you head south you can pick up the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/cuckoo-way-walking-route'>Cuckoo Way</a> and enjoy a stroll along the Chesterfield Canal.||4||1891||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/anston-stones-walking-route'>Anston Stones</a>||Anston Stones.gpx|
|apedale-country-park-walking-route||Apedale Country Park||Apedale Country Park||Explore 450 acres of country park in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. There are a number of well maintained footpaths taking you to open meadows, secluded woodland glades and silent pools. Look out for Skylark, lapwing, grey partridge, water vole and Great Crested Newt in Apedale's wetland and ancient woodland. The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/newcastle-way-walking-route'>Newcastle Way</a> walk also passes through the park so you could continue your walk. The adjacent <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/silverdale-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Silverdale Country Park</a> is also a good option if you would like to continue your outing.||4||796||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/apedale-country-park-walking-route'>Apedale Country Park</a>||Apedale Country Park.gpx|
|appleby-riverside-walk-walking-route||Appleby Riverside Walk||Appleby Riverside Walk||Enjoy waterside walking along the River Eden and Hoff Beck on this circular walk around Appleby-in-Westmorland. The route runs for about 7 miles on fairly flat paths, with wonderful views of the Eden Valley and nice woodland trails.<br/>The walk start from Appleby train station and crosses the river before turning south through the town. You then join a riverside footpath near to the Grade I listed Appleby Castle. The site includes a 12th-century castle keep and a mansion house. The interesting old buildings are set in an attractive courtyard surrounded by curtain walls. You can book history tours of the castle or hire the 15th century Great Hall for weddings and other events.<br/>After passing the castle you follow the trails south to the little village of Great Ormside. The village includes Ormside Hall, a 17th century house which incorporates the remains of a late 14th century tower house. The village has a cafe which is a nice place to stop for refreshments at what is approximately the half way point of the walk.<br/>The route then heads west through the countryside toward Hoff, passing the pretty Tilekiln Ponds on the way. At Hoff Bridge you pick up the Hoff Beck and the Dales High Way to take you back to Appleby.||11||2862||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/appleby-riverside-walk-walking-route'>Appleby Riverside Walk</a>||Appleby Riverside Walk.gpx|
|appletreewick-walking-route||Appletreewick||Appletreewick||This circular walk takes you to some of the highlights around the small village of Appletreewick in the Craven district of North Yorkshire. The 10 mile walk includes waterside sections along becks and rivers, a section through a wonderful limestone gorge and a visit to a lovely reservoir.<br/>Starting in the village you first head east towards Skyreholme where you pick up a nice waterside path along the Skyreholme Beck. Follow the beck north and you will come to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/trollers-gill-walking-route'>Troller's Gill</a>, where you will find a picturesque limestone gorge. After passing through the unusual gorge you turn west at Gill Head toward Appletreewick Pasture. The route then turns north to follow footpaths to <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/grimwith-reservoir-walking-route'>Grimwith Reservoir</a>. The good sized lake is great for bird watching, with wildfowl including wigeon, teal, greylag geese and Canada geese to see on the water.<br/>After enjoying the lake you turn south across Hartlington Pasture toward Dibble's Bridge by the River Dibble. Follow the paths to Hartlington where you pick up the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/dales-way-walking-route'>Dales Way</a> long distance trail. You can then follow the waymarked trail along the River Wharfe before returning to the village.||16||2829||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/appletreewick-walking-route'>Appletreewick</a>||Appletreewick.gpx|
|appley-bridge-canal-walk-walking-route||Appley Bridge Canal Walk||Appley Bridge Canal Walk||A waterside walk along the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksCycle/leeds-and-liverpool-canal-walking-and-cycle-route'>Leeds and Liverpool Canal</a> from Appley Bridge to Burscough in Lancashire. There are train stations at either end of the walk so you can do it in either direction and then get the train back.<br/>It's a lovely section of canal, running for about 6 miles, passing through Parbold and Newburgh, before arriving in Burscough. About half way between Appley bridge and Parbold you can take a detour and visit <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/parbold-fairy-glen-walking-route'>Parbold Fairy Glen</a>. It's a splendid spot with pretty streams, beautiful waterfalls, dramatic cliff faces, wooden bridges and shady woodland trails.||9.6||2572||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/appley-bridge-canal-walk-walking-route'>Appley Bridge Canal Walk</a>||Appley Bridge Canal Walk.gpx|
|aqualate-mere-walking-route||Aqualate Mere||Aqualate Mere||Enjoy a peaceful walk through this lovely nature reserve near Newport, Staffordshire. In the reserve you'll find well surfaced footpaths taking you through pretty woodland and along the large mere which is the largest natural lake in the West Midlands. The area is great for birdwatching too. Look out for Eurasian curlew and common snipe from one of the bird hides. The reedbed habitat also supports reed warbler and sedge warbler while marsh harrier and osprey have also been seen in the area.<br/> This walk takes you to the reserve from the village of Forton just north of Newport. You can also reach the reserve by bike using National Cycle Network Route 55 and Regional Route 75.||3.5||1454||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/aqualate-mere-walking-route'>Aqualate Mere</a>||Aqualate Mere.gpx|
|aran-fawddwy-walking-route||Aran Fawddwy||Aran Fawddwy||Climb to the 905 m (2,969 ft) summit of this mountain in southern Snowdonia and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. The mountain is only (31 ft) short of being a member of the Welsh 3000s. <br/>The walk starts from the village of Llanuwchllyn near the southern end of <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/bala-lake-walking-route'>Bala Lake</a>. You can park in the village or catch the Bala Lake Railway to Llanuwchllyn and start the walk from there. From the village you head south and pick up the Aran Ridge footpath. You first climb to Aran Benllyn, passing Llyn Lliwbran on the way. You continue to Aran Fawddwy with lovely views down to the lake of Creiglyn Dyfi. <br/>It's a challenging climb but with some wonderful views towards the Rhinog mountains, the Berwyns and the rest of the Arans. The walk can also be attempted from Cwm Cywarch.<br/>To continue your walking in the area you can try the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/bala-lake-walking-route'>Bala Lake Walk</a>. Footpaths climb into the hills and forests above the lake with wonderful views over the water and surrounding mountains.||16||1972||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/aran-fawddwy-walking-route'>Aran Fawddwy</a>||Aran Fawddwy.gpx|
|arbor-low-walking-route||Arbor Low||Arbor Low||Visit this Neolithic henge monument and enjoy some lovely moorland scenery on this fascinating walk in the Peak District. The site is located a few miles west of <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/youlgreave-walking-route'>Youlgreave</a>. You can park at Upper Oldhams Farm just off Long Rake. Walk through the farm (there is a £1 charge per person) and then climb towards Arbor Low. The limestone circle sits in an elevated position with super views over the White Peak area of the Peak District. The henge is one of the most well preserved in Britain with 50 large limestone slabs and fragments. It's an atmospheric place, thought to date back to 2500BC to 1500 BC. After you have explored the stone circle you can head south west to Gib Hill where you will find an ancient burial mound. <br/>The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/high-peak-trail-walking-and-cycle-route'>High Peak Trail</a> and the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/midshires-way-walking-route'>Midshires Way</a> both pass close to the site at Parsley Hay.|
You could pick up these long distance footpaths to extend your walking in the area. Heading north west will take you to Pomeroy while heading south takes you towards <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/hartington-walking-route'>Hartington</a> and the Biggin Dale Nature Reserve.<br/>Just over a mile to the north you'll find the beautiful <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/lathkill-dale-walking-route'>Lathkill Dale</a>. This is a great place to extend your walking in the White Peak. There are wonderful limestone cliffs and the rushing waters of the River Lathkill to enjoy.
|1.5||2128||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/arbor-low-walking-route'>Arbor Low</a>||Arbor Low.gpx|
|arbury-hill-walking-route||Arbury Hill||Arbury Hill||A nice walk from Badby to Hellidon, passing Arbury Hill, the joint highest point of Northamptonshire. You can follow a series of quiet country lanes and other tracks between the two villages with nice views of the hill and the surrounding countryside.<br/>The walk starts in the centre of Badby and heads west along Bunkers Hill for nearly a mile. You can then pick up a footpath taking you toward the hill which stands at a height of 225 m (738 ft).<br/>You continue west along bridleways to Hellidon, passing some lovely countryside and pretty ponds on the way.||5.5||2773||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/arbury-hill-walking-route'>Arbury Hill</a>||Arbury Hill.gpx|
|arden-way-walking-route||Arden Way||Arden Way||52.290245,-1.780332||This circular walk takes you on a tour of the beautiful Forest of Arden in Warwickshire. The route starts and ends near <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/henley-in-arden-circular-walk-walking-route'>Henley in Arden</a> railway, first taking you to Ulenhall before heading towards Studley where you will pass the impressive 19th century Studley Castle which is now a luxury hotel. You then join the River Arrow leading you to Coughton. Here you will find the 16th century Tudour house <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/coughton-court-walking-route'>Coughton Court</a> which 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/>|
From Coughton you head to the attractive market town of Alcester, then through <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/oversley-wood-walking-route'>Oversley Wood</a> to Exhall where you turn north. The walk then passes Spernall Park and Bannan's wood before returning to Henley-in-Arden.<br/>
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|42||100||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/arden-way-walking-route'>Arden Way</a>||Arden Way.gpx|