|peddars-way-and-norfolk-coast-path-walking-route||Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path||Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path||52.390716,0.855018||The Peddars Way & Norfolk Coast Path begins at <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/knettishall-heath-country-park-walking-route'>Knettishall Heath Country Park</a> in Suffolk and takes you to Holme next the sea on the Norfolk coast along designated footpaths. Some wonderful coastal scenery then follows as you head east along the Norfolk coast path from Hunstanton to Cromer.||150||1||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/peddars-way-and-norfolk-coast-path-walking-route'>Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path</a>||The Peddars Way.gpx|
|pennine-way-walking-route||Pennine Way||Pennine Way||53.367506,-1.815630||This fabulous 268 mile path takes you through three of England's finest national parks. You start near <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/edale-walking-route'>Edale</a> in the beautiful Derbyshire <a href='http://www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/' target='_blank'>Peak District</a> and head north towards the <a href='http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/' target='_blank'>Yorkshire Dales National Park</a>. The final section takes you over Hadrian's Wall in the stunning <a href='http://www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk/' target='_blank'>Northumberland National Park</a> before crossing the England-Scotland border and finishing in the village of Kirk Yetholm in Scotland.<br/>|
Though the path is often challenging you're rewarded with some of the most breathtaking views in the country.
Highlights on the path include the beautiful <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/malham-cove-walking-route'>Malham Cove</a>, the heather moorland of the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/marsden-moor-walking-route'>Marsden Moor Estate</a>, the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/malham-tarn-estate-walking-and-cycle-route'>Malham Tarn Estate</a> and the stunning <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/kisdon-force-walking-route'>Kisdon Force</a> waterfall in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. You'll also enjoy a waterside section along the River Tees in Teesdale which leads to Low Force Watefall and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/high-force-waterfall-walking-route'>High Force Waterfall</a>.<br/>The path also passes through Bronte country in West Yorkshire where you can visit the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/bronte-waterfall-and-top-withens-walking-route'>Bronte Waterfall and Top Withens</a>.
|431||10||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/pennine-way-walking-route'>Pennine Way</a>||pennine way.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/>
Please <a href='http://temp.ardenwayorg.officelive.com/default.aspx' target='_blank'>click here</a> for more information.
|42||100||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/arden-way-walking-route'>Arden Way</a>||Arden Way.gpx|
|afan-forest-park-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Afan Forest Park Country Park||Afan Forest Park Country Park||Set in the beautiful Afan Valley in Neath Port Talbot, this 48-square-mile forest park has miles of cycling trails, walking trails and several fantastic mountain bike trails.<br/>|
For a nice easy cycle the Rheilffordd Trail is a great option. It takes you along the River Afan on a disused railway path.<br/>
For mountain bikers there are several well laid out trails. The Penhydd Trail is a 22km loop voted as the trail to ride before you die by What Mountain Bike Magazine in 2004. The 46km Skyline Trail has stunning skyline views of the Brecon Beacons, the Preselis, the Black Mountains and the South Wales coast.<br/>
Walkers will find 14 waymarked circular trails taking you along the River Afan, through the peaceful woodland and up to the Ridgetops where there are fabulous views to enjoy. <br/>If you have time you could continue your outing by heading a couple of miles north east to the nearby <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/glyncorrwg-ponds-walking-and-cycle-route'>Glyncorrwg Ponds</a> where you will find lovely waterside walking and cycling trails.
|17||1000||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/afan-forest-park-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Afan Forest Park Country Park</a>||Afan Forest Park Country Park.gpx|
|alyn-waters-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Alyn Waters Country Park||Alyn Waters Country Park||Enjoy peaceful walking and cycling in this lovely country park in the Alyn Valley, Wrexham. The Park is split into two sections either side of the River Alyn which runs through the centre of the park. As such there are delightful riverside walks to enjoy and other well surfaced paths taking you through woodland and grassland. <br/>|
Alyn Waters also contains a visitor centre with a cafe and gift shop, a Local Nature Reserve and a Trim Trail with a selection of different simple exercise equipment. Look out for a variety of wildlife including kingfishers, buzzards, kestrels, foxes, adders, grass snakes, smooth newts and a variety of bats. <br/>
Alyn Waters is located 3 miles North of Wrexham between Gwersyllt, Bradley and Llay. The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/wats-dyke-way-heritage-trail-walking-route'>Wat's Dyke Way Heritage Trail</a> runs through the park so you could follow this walking route if you would like to continue your walk. Also nearby is <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/waun-y-llyn-country-park-walking-route'>Waun-y-llyn Country Park</a> where you can climb to the top of Hope Mountain for wonderful views of the region.
|4||1001||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/alyn-waters-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Alyn Waters Country Park</a>||Alyn Waters Country Park.gpx|
|craig-y-nos-country-park-walking-route||Craig-y-Nos Country Park||Craig-y-Nos Country Park||This delightful 40-acre Victorian garden is perfect for a peaceful stroll. There are well laid out walking paths taking you through woodlands, meadows, wide lawns and along the River Tawe which runs through the park.<br/>|
Craig-y-Nos Country Park is located in the Brecon Beacons National Park so the surrounding scenery is spectacular. Within the park you will find the historic Craig-y-nos Castle surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens and two pretty lakes which attract a wide variety of wildlife. There is also a visitor centre and tea room with benches and picnic areas.<br/>The park is located near Aberdare, Merthyr Tydfil and Swansea.
|3.6||1002||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/craig-y-nos-country-park-walking-route'>Craig-y-Nos Country Park</a>||Craig-y-Nos Country Park.gpx|
|trent-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Trent Country Park||Trent Country Park||This country park on the outskirts of London has 413 acres of rolling meadows, brooks, lakes, ancient woodland, and historical sites to explore on foot or by bike. <br/>|
The wide variety of habitats in the park attracts an abundance of wildlife - look out for Muntjac deer, rabbits and pheasants. In the woodland areas you can see great crested grebe, kingfisher, hobby, treecreeper, nuthatch and great spotted woodpecker while the two large lakes attract geese, swans, mallard ducks and mandarin ducks.<br/>
Also in the park is the Grade II listed Trent House, surrounded by statues, lime trees, an obelisk, a water garden, an Orangery and the Camlet Moat. This scheduled Ancient Monument first appeared in local records in 1440.
<br/>Trent Country Park is located in Enfield close to Cockfosters tube station on the Piccadilly Line. The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/london-loop-walking-route'>London Loop</a> runs through the park so you could pick up this trail and head to the nearby Whitewebbs Country Park. The park has an ornamental pond, woodland trails, small lakes and pretty streams to enjoy.
|4||1003||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/trent-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Trent Country Park</a>||Trent Country Park.gpx|
|roslin-glen-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Roslin Glen Country Park||Roslin Glen Country Park||Enjoy a super cycle or walk along the River North Esk in this country park in Midlothian. You will pass along the Penicuik to Musselburgh cycle/walkway which makes use of disused railway lines. It's ideal for a peaceful off road cycle or walk, taking you through wooded glens with views of the rushing River North Esk as you go. You will also pass a number of interesting historical sites including Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin Castle, Wallace's Cave and Hawthornden Castle.<br/>|
The park is excellent for wildlife with otters, kingfishers and dippers around the river. Look out for buzzards, woodpeckers and badgers in the gorge woodland area. Owls, field voles and butterflies can be seen in the pretty meadows and grasslands.
<br/>Roslin Glen is located about 7 miles south of Edinburgh city centre, near Pencuik.
|3.5||1004||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/roslin-glen-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Roslin Glen Country Park</a>||Roslin Glen Country Park.gpx|
|northam-burrows-country-park-walking-route||Northam Burrows Country Park||Northam Burrows Country Park||Explore over 600 acres of grassy coastal plain, salt marsh, sand dunes and grasslands in this coastal country park in Devon. The park overlooks the beautiful Taw Torridge Estuary within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. <br/>|
At the northern end of Westward Ho! beach is the Northam Burrows Centre. The centre has a wealth of information about the park and also runs family activities during the summer months. <br/>The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/south-west-coast-path-walking-route'>South West Coast Path</a> runs through the park so there is scope for continuing your walk along the beautiful Devon coast in either direction. The park is located just north of Bideford between Westward Ho! and Appledore.
|7.5||1005||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/northam-burrows-country-park-walking-route'>Northam Burrows Country Park</a>||Northam Burrows Country Park.gpx|
|stewartby-lake-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Stewartby Lake Country Park||Stewartby Lake Country Park||Also known as Millennium Country Park, this lovely area covers over 500 acres and includes woodland, grassland, meadow, lakes and wetland habitats. <br/>|
There are well surfaced paths for cyclists and walkers taking you along Stewartby lake and Pillinge Lake before passing the village of Marston Moretaine. If you are on foot you can also follow the Wetlands Trail throught the nature reserve within the park. Here you will find a number of bird hides from which you can observe a variety of winged visitors.<br/>
There is also an excellent visitor centre with a Lakeside Cafe bar, gift shop and bike hire.<br/>If you want to continue your walk you could follow the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/marston-vale-timberland-trail-walking-route'>Marston Vale Timberland Trail</a> which visits some of the most interesting and attractive parts of Marston Vale and runs right through the park.<br/>Stewartby Lake is located right next to Millbrook and Stewartby rail stations and about 5 miles south of Bedford.
|6.5||1006||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/stewartby-lake-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Stewartby Lake Country Park</a>||Stewartby Lake Country Park.gpx|
|cosmeston-lakes-country-park-walking-route||Cosmeston Lakes Country Park||Cosmeston Lakes Country Park||Explore over 200 acres of woodland, meadows and wetland habitats in this popular country park in Penarth.<br/>|
Cosmeston Lakes has a number of accessible gravel paths and wooden boardwalks taking you around and between the two large lakes which form the centrepiece of the park. Around the lakes are bird hides where you can look out for mute swans, mallards, herons, egrets and diving birds such as the great crested grebe. The reedbeds around the lake also support a great deal of wildlife - look out for dragonflies and the rare Bittern.<br/>Other walking paths take you through the peaceful woodland with oak, ash, elm, hawthorn and blackthorn trees. Look out for birdlife that includes woodpecker, tree creeper, nuthatch, tits and buzzards. <br/>
The wildflower meadows are also beautiful with the Sully Brook running through and a wide variety of plantlife including cowslips, primrose and birdsfoot trefoil, bee orchid, pyramidal orchid, butterfly orchid and the pink willow herb. Look out for rabbits and foxes in this area of the park<br/>
Also in the park is a reconstructed 14th century medieval village where costumed guides show you around the period furnished buildings.<br/>Cosmeston Lakes is located just a few miles from <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/cardiff-walking-route'>Cardiff</a> and Barry, near to the coast at Penarth.
|3.5||1007||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/cosmeston-lakes-country-park-walking-route'>Cosmeston Lakes Country Park</a>||Cosmeston Lakes Country Park.gpx|
|culzean-castle-country-park-walking-route||Culzean Castle Country Park||Culzean Castle Country Park||This 18th century castle sits on a dramatic clifftop on the Ayrshire coast. It is surrounded by extensive grounds containing lush woodland, landscaped gardens and rugged coastline with numerous well maintained walking paths to follow.||4||1008||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/culzean-castle-country-park-walking-route'>Culzean Castle Country Park</a>||Culzean Castle Country Park.gpx|
|threave-gardens-and-carlingwark-loch-walking-route||Threave Gardens and Carlingwark Loch||Threave Gardens and Carlingwark Loch||This walk takes you from Castle Douglas to Carlingwark Loch and then on to the beautiful Threave Estate and Gardens.<br/>|
The Threave estate includes a number of waymarked walking trails taking you through the following estate sections: <br/>
Threave House, a restored Scottish baronial-style house which has been decorated and furnished in an authentic 1930s style.
<br/>Gardens - landscaped gardens with themed 'rooms' including a Secret Garden, Patio Garden, Sculpture Garden, Rockery, Rhododendron Garden, Azalea walk, a terraced Rose Garden and heather beds. <br/>The Sculpture Garden - containing over 30 works by Scottish sculptors<br/>Nature Reserve - with wetlands and woodlands.
|3||1009||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/threave-gardens-and-carlingwark-loch-walking-route'>Threave Gardens and Carlingwark Loch</a>||Threave Gardens and Carlingwark Loch.gpx|
|lambourn-valley-way-walking-route||Lambourn Valley Way||Lambourn Valley Way||51.574500,-1.571170||Travel from Oxfordshire into Berkshire along the Lambourn Valley Way and enjoy woodland, parkland and a series of quaint towns and villages. <br/>|
The walk starts at the Bronze age fort at Uffington Castle and heads south across the Lambourn Downs before following the River Lambourn through Lambourn, Boxford and Speen before a lovely stretch along the Kennet and Avon Canal takes you into <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/newbury-walking-route'>Newbury</a>.
|35||101||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/lambourn-valley-way-walking-route'>Lambourn Valley Way</a>||Lambourn Valley Way.gpx|
|crathes-castle-walking-route||Crathes Castle||Crathes Castle||This 16th-century tower house in Banchory is surrounded by 600 acres of formal gardens, woodland and rolling countryside. It's perfect for a peaceful afternoon stroll with six waymarked walks of varying lengths.||5||1010||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/crathes-castle-walking-route'>Crathes Castle</a>||Crathes Castle.gpx|
|leith-hall-gardens-walking-route||Leith Hall Gardens||Leith Hall Gardens||Explore the mixed woodland and open parkland surrounding the 17th century Leith Hall in Aberdeenshire. There are a number of walking trails to following including the Pond Walk, the Kirkhill Trail, the Craigfall Trail and the Village Linking Path.||2.5||1011||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/leith-hall-gardens-walking-route'>Leith Hall Gardens</a>||Leith Hall Gardens.gpx|
|clyne-valley-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Clyne Valley Country Park||Clyne Valley Country Park||Explore 700 acres of wooded hillsides, steep gorges, meadows and wet valley floor in this country park in <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/swansea-walking-route'>Swansea</a>. The park is great for walking and cycling with the trackbed of the old London Midland Scottish Railway forming the park's main footpath and cycleway. There are a number of water features in the park with the Clyne River and a number of lakes and ponds to enjoy. Look out for birdlife that includes wagtails, wrens, nuthatches, robins and woodpeckers.<br/>|
If you would like to continue your walk/cycle you can follow the traffic free Swansea bike path along the coast into Swansea, or north to Gowerton. The nearby <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/singleton-park-walking-route'>Singleton Park</a> with its beautiful botanical gardens is also well worth visiting.
|3||1012||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/clyne-valley-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Clyne Valley Country Park</a>||Clyne Valley Country Park.gpx|
|singleton-park-walking-route||Singleton Park||Singleton Park||Enjoy a peaceful stroll through the beautiful botanical gardens in this large park in <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/swansea-walking-route'>Swansea</a>. The gardens feature Herbaceous borders, a Rock garden, Ornamental gardens, a Japanese bridge, Glasshouses and a Herb garden. There's also a boating lake with pedal boats available for hire. <br/>To extend your walk continue south along the Wales Coast Path and visit <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/clyne-valley-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Clyne Valley Country Park</a>.||3||1013||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/singleton-park-walking-route'>Singleton Park</a>||Singleton Park.gpx|
|breakwater-country-park-walking-route||Breakwater Country Park||Breakwater Country Park||Enjoy over 100 acres of coastal country park on this walking route in Holyhead, Anglesey. There are fabulous views of Holyhead Mountain, the Irish Sea and the Skerries - a group of offshore islands about 7 miles from the coast. The park includes a nature trail, various other footpaths, a visitor centre and good parking facilities.<br/>|
The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/anglesey-coast-path-walking-route'>Anglesey Coast Path</a> runs through the park so there is scope for continuing your walk along the coast in either direction. Just along the coast you will come to the spectacular <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/south-stack-lighthouse-walking-route'>South Stack Lighthouse</a>. Here 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/>If you head in the other direction through Holyhead you will soon come to the lovely Penrhos Beach and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/penrhos-coastal-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Penrhos Coastal Park</a>. The park has lovely coastal views and waymarked nature trails where you can look out for the resident red squirrels.
|7||1014||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/breakwater-country-park-walking-route'>Breakwater Country Park</a>||Breakwater Country Park.gpx|
|gnoll-estate-country-park-walking-route||Gnoll Estate Country Park||Gnoll Estate Country Park||Explore 240 acres of woodland and wide open spaces in this country park in Neath. There are miles of walking trails taking you to Mosshouse Wood Reservoir, Mosshouse Woods, two large duck ponds, two impressive 18th century cascades and the Gnoll House ruins. Gnoll Park was voted as the Best Picnic spot in Wales in the 2010 Warburtons National Picnic Awards. <br/>The park is located just a short walk from Neath town centre. There is a lovely waterside walking path running along the nearby Neath River and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/neath-canal-walking-and-cycle-route'>Neath Canal</a> so this is a good option if you would like to continue your walk. You could also visit the delightful <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/aberdulais-falls-walking-route'>Aberdulais Falls</a> located just north of the park.||4||1015||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/gnoll-estate-country-park-walking-route'>Gnoll Estate Country Park</a>||Gnoll Estate Country Park.gpx|
|snipe-dales-country-park-walking-route||Snipe Dales Country Park||Snipe Dales Country Park||Explore 220 acres of country park and nature reserve in the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds. The park consists of a raised heathland nature reserve and a semi-natural coniferous woodland. There are well designed, waymarked walking trails taking you through the peaceful woodland - look out for Willow warbler, blackcap, chaffinch, chiffchaff, and coal tits. Also visit Peasam Hill with its pretty wildflower meadows including orchid, ragged robin and meadowsweet. The Furze Hill Nature Reserve is also delightful with a pretty stream and a variety of butterflies to look out for: peacock, painted lady, holly blue and small tortoiseshell are regular visitors.<br/>|
Snipe Dales is located at the village of Hagworthingham on the tip of the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB. It is also only 4 miles east of Horncastle.
|2||1016||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/snipe-dales-country-park-walking-route'>Snipe Dales Country Park</a>||Snipe Dales Country Park.gpx|
|silverdale-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Silverdale Country Park||Silverdale Country Park||This pretty country park is located in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. It has safe, family cycle paths and well maintained walking trails taking you around the open grassland landscape. There is a large pond which attracts great crested newts, a plateau with lovely views of the surrounding countryside, farm meadows, wilidlife conservation areas and woodland areas.<br/>|
The <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/newcastle-way-walking-route'>Newcastle Way</a> walk runs past the park so you could continue your walk along this long distance path. The adjacent <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/apedale-country-park-walking-route'>Apedale Country Park</a> is also a good option if you would like to continue your outing.
|3||1017||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/silverdale-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Silverdale Country Park</a>||Silverdale Country Park.gpx|
|ascott-house-walking-route||Ascott House||Ascott House||This National Trust owned estate is the countryside residence of the Rothschild family. The 16th century manor house is surrounded by over 200 acres of parkland and 30 acres of beautiful formal gardens. The house itself has a superb collection of paintings, furniture and oriental porcelain. <br/>|
Please note the House and Gardens are only open to members of the public between March and September.<br/>
Ascott House is located near Leighton Buzzard. It's not far from the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/grand-union-canal-walk-walking-route'>Grand Union Canal</a> - a good option if you'd like to continue your walk.
|2.5||1018||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/ascott-house-walking-route'>Ascott House</a>||Ascott House.gpx|
|caldicot-castle-walking-route||Caldicot Castle||Caldicot Castle||This medieval castle is surrounded by a beautiful 55 acre country park with woodland, grassland and several walking paths.||2||1019||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/caldicot-castle-walking-route'>Caldicot Castle</a>||Caldicot Castle.gpx|
|beeches-way-walking-route||Beeches Way||Beeches Way||51.564079,-0.711451||Follow the Beeches Way through the <a href='http://www.chilternsaonb.org' target='_blank'>Chilterns AONB</a> from the River Thames at <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/cookham-river-circular-walk-walking-route'>Cookham</a> to the Grand Union Canal at West Drayton.<br/>|
You start off at Cookham and head east to the wooded <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/burnham-beeches-walking-and-cycle-route'>Burnham Beeches</a> Nature Reserve. The reserve covers over 500 acres with a network of great woodland trails. There's also ponds, grassland, heathland with wildlife which includes Exmoor Ponies. The walk then passes through Fulmer before a lovely stretch through <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/black-park-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Black Park Country Park</a> and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkscycle/langley-park-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Langley Park Country Park</a>. The final stretch takes you around the lakes in Colne Valley Regional Park before finishing on the Grand Union Canal at West Drayton.
|25||102||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/beeches-way-walking-route'>Beeches Way</a>||Beeches Way.gpx|
|llys-y-fran-reservoir-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route||Llys y Fran Reservoir Country Park||Llys y Fran Reservoir Country Park||This 350 acre country park contains a beautiful 212 acre reservoir with a waterside cycling and walking path. The park includes grassland and woodland with cycle hire available in the park. As well as the 6.5 mile reservoir perimeter track, there is also a 1.5 mile trail suitable for families.||9||1020||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/llys-y-fran-reservoir-country-park-walking-and-cycle-route'>Llys y Fran Reservoir Country Park</a>||Llys y Fran Reservoir Country Park.gpx|
|chiswick-house-walking-route||Chiswick House||Chiswick House||Explore the beautiful gardens surrounding this neo-Palladian villa in West London. The 65 acre gardens were restored in the 18th century and are perfect for a peaceful afternoon stroll. There are wide lawns, an artificial river, a lake and a beautiful waterfall descending a series of rock steps through three archways.<br/>To extend your walking in the area you could try our circular <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/chiswick-riverside-walk-walking-route'>Chiswick Riverside Walk</a> along the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/thames-path-walking-route'>Thames Path</a>.The river runs just to the east of the house and can be followed west to the splendid <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/kew-gardens-walking-route'>Kew Gardens</a> and <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/syon-park-walking-route'>Syon Park</a> in Brentford.||2||1021||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/chiswick-house-walking-route'>Chiswick House</a>||Chiswick House.gpx|
|goldsworth-park-lake-walking-route||Goldsworth Park Lake||Goldsworth Park Lake||Enjoy a short stroll around the lake in this pretty park in Woking. The lake has a well surfaced walking path around its perimeter and attracts a variety of birdlife - look out for coot, geese, great crested grebe and mandarin duck. <br/>|
<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/horsell-common-walking-route'>Horsell Common</a> is only about a mile away and is a good option if you would like to continue your walk.
|1||1022||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/goldsworth-park-lake-walking-route'>Goldsworth Park Lake</a>||Goldsworth Park Lake.gpx|
|horsell-common-walking-route||Horsell Common||Horsell Common||This 880 acre common in Woking is a great place for a peaceful walk. There are miles of woodland walking paths, a number of Bronze Age barrows, wet areas, ponds and protected heathland. Look out for birdlife which includes nightjar, woodlark and Dartford warbler.<br/> The common is famous for its sand pits which were used by H.G. Wells as the site of the first Martian landing in his novel The War of the Worlds.<br/>To extend your walking in the area you can head to the pretty <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/goldsworth-park-lake-walking-route'>Goldsworth Park Lake</a> or pick up the <a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/basingstoke-canal-walk-walking-route'>Basingstoke Canal</a>.||4||1023||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/horsell-common-walking-route'>Horsell Common</a>||Horsell Common.gpx|
|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.
|2.5||1024||<a href='http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/stanmore-country-park-shropshire-walking-route'>Stanmore Country Park Shropshire</a>||Stanmore Country Park Shropshire.gpx|