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UK LONG DISTANCE FOOTPATHS

Photo diaries of the UK's great walking trails

Daily walks

COTSWOLD WAY

Bath to Chipping Campden, 102 miles

 

Honeystone villages, hidden valleys and a big-vista woodland escarpment in the quintessentially English walk-in-the-countryside.  

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DALES WAY

Ilkley to Bowness-on-Windermere, 80 miles

 

A charming introduction to the Yorkshire and Westmorland Dales, weaving a magic riverside way from urban West Yorkshire to the shores of Windermere.  

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GREAT GLEN WAY

Fort William to Inverness, 78 miles

 

Charmed lochs, pine forests, heather moors and the Caledonian Canal in this popular traverse of the Great Glen Fault.  

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JOHN O'GROATS TRAIL

Inverness to John o'Groats, 147 miles

 

A walk on the wild side, steeped in history, adventure and wildlife, and visiting barely-visited beaches, dramatic cliffs and secluded fishing villages.  

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PENNINE JOURNEY

Settle to Settle, 247 miles

 

Endlessly engaging North Pennines circular following the 1938 'campaign' of Lakeland fell wanderer Alfred Wainwright. 

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PENNINE WAY

Edale to Kirk Yetholm, 268 miles

Tom Stephenson's long green trail; England's finest National Trail.
 

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WEST HIGHLAND WAY

Milngavie to Fort William, 96 miles

 

Joining the crowds on the UK's busiest trail, featuring loch-side trails, ancient woodland and upland passes backed by some of Scotland's most impressive mountains.