Over 150 Great Walks in the UK

A selection of some walking routes to try around the UK 

Are you looking for somewhere to get your boots muddy this weekend? We’ve compiled a few lists that might help you find what you’re looking for! With over 150 walks to choose from, there should be something for everyone. From forests, to sunny coasts, to reservoirs, our list of walks will allow you to get out and explore some of what the UK has to offer!

Trying out new walks isn’t just an opportunity for physical exercise but also a chance to connect with British heritage and nature. So, lace up your walking boots, grab a map, and embark on a journey of exploration, because in the UK, there’s always a new trail waiting to be discovered!

National Parks

lake district
peak district national park

In the UK we’re very lucky to have 15 beautiful National Parks; each one has been designated as a protected landscape because of its special qualities. With stunning scenery, amazing wildlife and beautiful views, each National Park is uinque and is full of places to explore.

cairngorms national park
deer in new forest national park

We have selected some of our favoruite walks across some of these amazing National Parks in the UK, take a look and get epxloring now!

Places to Visit

Hiking, walk with backpack, active lifestyle concept image. Man traveler walks neaar famous Glenfinnan viadukt in Scotland
Man sits on a rock and looks at Llyn y Fan Fach lake. Brecon Beacons National Park. Black Mountain, Carmarthenshire, South Wales, the United Kingdom.

Whether you’re winding down coastal paths, hiking up hills or trekking along woodland trails, the UK has many different types of walks to enjoy. From stunning reservoirs to impressive waterfalls, there is plenty to see too!

Below we have selected our favourite walks amongst these popular categories, so what are you waiting for? Get your boots on and get out!

A good walk starts with the right kit…

If you want to try out one of these walks but don’t have the right gear, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Choosing the right gear for your outdoor adventures can make all the difference between a memorable experience and a frustrating one. Whether you’re planning a hike through rugged terrain, a camping trip under the stars, or a thrilling rock-climbing expedition, having the appropriate gear is essential. It’s not just about comfort, but also safety. Researching and investing in high-quality equipment tailored to your specific activity and the environment you’ll be in ensures you’re well-prepared to face the challenges of the great outdoors.

Consider factors like weather conditions, the duration of your trip, and the activities you’ll be engaging in. A durable and well-fitted backpack, weather-appropriate clothing, sturdy footwear, and essential tools such as a reliable tent, sleeping bag, and cooking gear are fundamental. Additionally, don’t forget about safety equipment like helmets, harnesses, torches and first aid kits, which can be lifesavers in emergencies. By carefully selecting your gear, you not only enhance your outdoor experience but also contribute significantly to your safety and overall enjoyment!

Which footwear is best for hiking? Check out this video below to see the differences bewteen shoes and boots and find out which is best for you!

It’s always wise to ensure you have the correct footwear and clothing when heading out on a hike, to ensure maxium comfort and protection from the elements.

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