Walks Near Me
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You can see a huge collection of long distance trails, woodland and forest walks, reservoirs, country parks, canal walks, nature reserves, coastal walks, hill climbs and challenging hiking trails near you.
The map will auto detect your location and display markers for each of the walks. Clicking on the marker will then open a popup window with links to the walk details page where you can view Ordnance Survey walk maps, and if you are on a mobile device, a mobile map with location tracking.
Walking Routes in England
|County||No. Routes||County||No. Routes|
|Isle of Wight||17||Kent||99|
National Parks, AONB and Other Regions Walking Routes
Latest Walking Routes
|Dozmary Pool||6 miles (10 km)||Visit the mysterious waters of the Dozmary Pool on this easy walk on Bodmin Moor.|
You can park at the car park at the southern end of Colliford Lake to start your walk. Then follow quiet country lanes north to the small lake. There's lovely views over to Colliford Lake on your left before coming to Dozmary Pool. Here you can look out for wildlife including curlew, dunlin and stonechat.
According to legend, the lake is where King Arthur rowed out to the Lady of the Lake and received the sword Excalibur.
|Coatham Woods||2 miles (3.6 km)||These woods near Stockton on Tees have 2 waymarked walking trails for you to try. There's attractive broadleaved and conifer woodland, meadows and ponds to see on the site. It's also a nice place for wildlife spotting with owls, deer and foxes to look out for.|
You can park at the car park just off Longnewton Lane to start your walk. You could also start from Longnewton village if you prefer.
|Brown Willy||4 miles (7 km)||Climb to the highest point on Bodmin Moor on this circular walk in north east Cornwall. The summit stands at a height of 1,378 feet (420 m) making it the highest point in the county as well. There's fantastic views across the moor to the Cornish coast and a number of fascinating historical sites to see on the way.|
Start the walk from the car park at the end of Roughtor Road, just to the north west of the hills. You then follow paths south east onto the Roughtor Moors and up to Rough Tor. The fascinating site is the 2nd highest point on the moors and includes a logan stone, a neolithic tor enclosure, a large number of Bronze Age hut circles, and some contemporary monuments.
After exploring Rough Tor the route branches to the left to visit Showery Tor. The granite Tor is a prominent landmark consists of a natural outcrop enveloped by a giant man-made ring cairn thought to have been a religious focal point.
The route then continues the ascent to Brown Willy, crossing the De Lank River on the way. Here you can see a number of Bronze Age cairns including a summit cairn thought to be the resting place of an ancient Cornish king.
After exploring the summit and taking in the views the route then descends across the Rough Tor Moors, passing more cairns before returning to the car park.
|Clitheroe||4 miles (6 km)||Explore the Lancashire town of Clitheroe on this lovely walk in the Ribble Valley. The walk explores the historic castle before heading to the River Ribble and the pretty Cross Hill Nature Reserve.|
The walk starts at the very fine Clitheroe Castle, located close to the train station in the town centre. The ruined medieval castle is thought to date from the 12th century and includes extensive grounds which are also a public park. Here you will find a fine war memorial with wonderful views towards Pendle Hill. There's also a fascinating museum housed in a Grade II listed 18th century building. Here you can see collections of natural history, local art and period costume, and an archaeology collection including items recovered from excavations on the site.
After exploring the castle grounds the route then heads to the river where you can see a photogenic weir and salmon leap. Turn right and follow the river path past Brungerley Bridge to Brungerley Park.
Continue towards Horrocksford and you can visit the Cross Hill Nature Reserve. Here you will find some nice woodland trails, meadows, wildflowers and wildlife spotting opportunities. Look out for Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and Herons around the river.
After exploring the pretty reserve the walk returns to the castle using the same paths.
|Ribchester||4 miles (6.2 km)||Enjoy a stroll through the historical Lancashire village of Ribchester before following a section of the Ribble Way to Hothersall. The circular route then returns to the village through the farmland to the west of Ribchester. There's some moderate climbing on the return leg with nice views to the hills of the Forest of Bowland on the way.|
The village has an interesting history with the ruins of Bremetennacum Roman Fort still visible. You can visit the Roman Museum and view archaeological finds from the site, including coins, sculpture and metalwork.