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Wander through words: amazing walks inspired by Britain’s favourite books, authors and characters

19/01/2024 All of Great Britain 10 mins read

Explore enchanting literary walks in Britain, from the Brontë Sisters' Haworth in West Yorkshire to J.K. Rowling's Edinburgh. Hear the stories behind Britain’s favourite books and authors and recommended routes combining literature with breath-taking landscapes.

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Best Christmas walks

15/12/2023 All of Great Britain 10 mins read

Christmas and New Year offer so many reasons to put on your walking boots and head out into the great outdoors. Whether it’s to breathe in the refreshing winter air or to walk off your Christmas dinner, there’s nothing like a festive stroll. To help you find one near you, here are some of our most popular.

Walking
10 best pub walks in Great Britain

01/12/2023 All of Great Britain 10 min read

​There’s nothing better than incorporating a stop at a nearby pub when out on a walk with friends and family. Reward yourself with a refreshing drink or warm up in front of the fire. Here are 10 of the best pub walks across Great Britain.

Places to go
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The nation's favourite places

06/10/2023 All of Great Britain 15 mins read

We asked you to share your special place and what it means to you. Discover the nation's favourites outdoor spots and visit somewhere new!

Walking
Low lying fog in Elterwater valley
Walks for all types of weather

21/09/2023 All of Great Britain 10 mins read

The Met Office team share their favourite walking and running routes across the UK and tells us how they differ across the seasons. Find walks for different weather conditions from the weather experts.

Places to go
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Top 100 largest parks in Britain

13/09/2023 All of Great Britain 15 mins read

Whether you seek nature, history, a place to play or just a moment of quiet, parks have something extraordinary to offer. Here are the top 100 largest parks in Britain.

Walking
Ramblers Wellbeing Walks
Ramblers wellbeing walks

30/08/2023 All of Great Britain 5 mins read

Discover Ramblers Wellbeing Walks; over 50,000 walks taking place all over the country to help improve the nations health and happiness. Here are some of the best Wellbeing Walks for you to join or try in your own time.

Walking
Julia Bradbury
Julia Bradbury's favourite walks

23/08/2023 All of Great Britain 10 mins read

To celebrate her book Walk Yourself Happy, Julia Bradbury shares some of her favourite walks with us and explains why they’re each so special to her.

Cycling
Timmy Mallett cycle Britain
Timmy Mallett cycles Britain

22/08/2023 All of Great Britain

Explore this interactive map of Timmy Mallett’s cycle ride around Britain. See the paintings he's done on route to showcase his love for Britain's coastline.

Family activities
shaun the sheep walks
Countryside Code walks with Shaun the Sheep

27/07/2023 All of Great Britain 10 mins read

Shaun the Sheep is the champion of Natural England’s Countryside Code. Shaun shares some of his favourite short walks suitable for the whole family.

Places to go
Areas of Natural Beauty

31/05/2023 All of Great Britain 10 mins read

OS Champion, Anita Kerwin-Nye, set herself the challenge to visit all areas of natural beauty in England with her family. Here are 10 of her favourite areas including information on where to go and a recommended walk.

Gear guides
10 outstanding circular walks

26/05/2023 All of Great Britain 10 mins read

Discover Britain’s 10 best circular walks from the OS Pathfinder Guides. Each walk provides key information like where to park and what to see on route.

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