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The Best Hiking Trails in England (United Kingdom)

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Photo of Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet's Foss loop Photo of Winchester - Amberley : South Downs Way Photo of Hinxton, Duxford and Ickleton.
  • near Malham, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    5.41mi
    Elevation +
    4688f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofMalham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet's Foss loop Photo ofMalham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet's Foss loop Photo ofMalham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet's Foss loop

    This has got to be a contender for the best hike in England. It packs such incredible sights into a fairly short and easy walk. The paths are all good and it's easy to navigate at any time of year. Car park at the sta...

    Thank you - enjoyed following your trail!
    talmgd
  • near Winchester, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    52.76mi
    Elevation +
    4649f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofWinchester - Amberley : South Downs Way Photo ofWinchester - Amberley : South Downs Way Photo ofWinchester - Amberley : South Downs Way

    2 full days of hiking to complete this stage of South Downs Way which is difficult to do as day hikes due to lack of public transport. Left Winchester at 11am on Wednesday and arrived at Amberley at 11ish on Friday, so...

    Great walk thanks
    Jacqui Scott
  • Hinxton, Duxford and Ickleton.

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    near Hinxton, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    10.07mi
    Elevation +
    3077f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 3.0
    Photo ofHinxton, Duxford and Ickleton. Photo ofHinxton, Duxford and Ickleton. Photo ofHinxton, Duxford and Ickleton.

    This relatively long walking trail leaves the Wellcome Genome Centre in Hinxton and explores the small English Villages of Hinxton, Duxford and Ickleton. I started this walk just outside Mulberry Hall at 52.08237°N & 00....

    There are much better scenic and off road routes to enjoy these villages, with walking over meadows and by rivers. Do no...
    paularenouf
    Very scenic but traffic issues along the A 505... Other than that it was worth the effort...
    Trini Hiker
  • Symonds Yat - Highmeadow Trail

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    near Symonds Yat, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    10.31mi
    Elevation +
    1332f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofSymonds Yat - Highmeadow Trail Photo ofSymonds Yat - Highmeadow Trail Photo ofSymonds Yat - Highmeadow Trail

    This is an 11 mile circular forest walk around the Forest of Dean. It starts from the Forestry Commission’s Symonds Yat Rock Pay & Display Car Park and follows a yellow waymarked route, a challenging but rewarding walk. ...

    It's a good walk, well described here and easy to follow with the Wikiloc app. It takes in many important sites in an an...
    mikeco
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  • near Eastbourne, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    11.17mi
    Elevation +
    1713f
    TrailRank
    66
    Photo ofEastbourne-Beachy Head Lighthouse-Seven Sisters 18 km Photo ofEastbourne-Beachy Head Lighthouse-Seven Sisters 18 km Photo ofEastbourne-Beachy Head Lighthouse-Seven Sisters 18 km

    This beautiful hike begins at the start of the South Downs trail at the edge of Eastbourne, and takes you along beautiful chalk cliffs to the mouth of the Cuckmere River within the Seven Sisters Country Park park and the...

  • near Elterwater, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    6.23mi
    Elevation +
    633f
    TrailRank
    65| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofElterwater-Colwith Force-Skelwith Bridge-Elterwater 10 km Photo ofElterwater-Colwith Force-Skelwith Bridge-Elterwater 10 km Photo ofElterwater-Colwith Force-Skelwith Bridge-Elterwater 10 km

    Beautiful hike with two waterfalls, a slate quarry, a lake, river meadows, and picturesque countryside. You can find something to eat and drink in Elterwater, in Little Langdale (about 100 m west along the road from Wils...

    Excellent light trail
    webersouzacalixto
  • Hinxton, Cambridge.

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    near Hinxton, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    5.62mi
    Elevation +
    1624f
    TrailRank
    65| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofHinxton, Cambridge. Photo ofHinxton, Cambridge. Photo ofHinxton, Cambridge.

    This short walking trail leaves the Wellcome Genome Center in Hinxton and explores the small English Village of Hinxton. I started this walk just outside Mulberry Hall at 52.08237°N & 00.18427°E. The grounds are very gre...

    Very scenic trail...
    Trini Hiker
  • Old Man of Coniston 6.6 km

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    near Coniston, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    4.07mi
    Elevation +
    1837f
    TrailRank
    65| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofOld Man of Coniston 6.6 km Photo ofOld Man of Coniston 6.6 km Photo ofOld Man of Coniston 6.6 km

    Great walk up the Old Man of Coniston (803 m) with excellent views of Coniston Water, Scafell in the distance, a landscape dotted with mostly abandoned quarries, and the Lake District National Park all around you. This i...

    Well marked, thank you so much! I enjoyed going back down the quiet, gently sloping path :)
    Chris Blower
  • Ridgeway and Farnborough

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    near Hendred, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    10.06mi
    Elevation +
    499f
    TrailRank
    64| Rating 4.5
    Photo ofRidgeway and Farnborough Photo ofRidgeway and Farnborough Photo ofRidgeway and Farnborough

    The view from The Ridgeway is across the rolling country side, and The Ridgeway itself is a easy track in this section. The walk continues through Farnborough and then back to to the The Ridgeway. Most of this walk is...

    I have done with company and it has been great. Easy to follow with pics for orientation (as when you take off Ridgeway ...
    javi.victoria.ruiz
    Very nice! Quiet and easy to follow. Some bits were a bit muddy but don't do like me, show up with proper trekking gear ...
    jalfer
  • Peak District Nord

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    near Hope Valley, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    32.68mi
    Elevation +
    5394f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo ofPeak District Nord Photo ofPeak District Nord Photo ofPeak District Nord

    [EN] A mix of walking and running through the Peak District. I arrived early in the morning to Hope station and started running slow. I went to Castleton and then followed a trail with some caves. Then I arrived to...

  • near Thetford, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    7.65mi
    Elevation +
    285f
    TrailRank
    63| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofThetford Forest - Beech and Fir Trails Photo ofThetford Forest - Beech and Fir Trails Photo ofThetford Forest - Beech and Fir Trails

    Nice walk in the heart of Thetford Forest. The Beech and Fir Trails are two walking loops that start and finish at High Lodge. The route that I am describing links both of them and starts in a different location avoidi...

    Thanks for sharing this walk - all good 😊
    john_dobson
    Really pleasant walk through forest - easy to follow with a cafe stop halfway along
    Luke Williams 1
  • near Sennen, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    13.84mi
    Elevation +
    2008f
    TrailRank
    63
    Photo ofSennen Cove-Land's End-Penberth-Sennen Cove 22 km Photo ofSennen Cove-Land's End-Penberth-Sennen Cove 22 km Photo ofSennen Cove-Land's End-Penberth-Sennen Cove 22 km

    This beautiful hike takes you from Sennen Cove along the South West Coast Path to Penberth Cove, and then along an inland route through Penberth Valley back to Sennen Cove. On the way you see beautiful cliffs, the famous...

  • Bledington via Stow-On-The-Wold

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    near Bledington, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    12.14mi
    Elevation +
    810f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo ofBledington via Stow-On-The-Wold Photo ofBledington via Stow-On-The-Wold Photo ofBledington via Stow-On-The-Wold

    See all the photos at flickr and see the route on an OS map at Social Hiking. A lovely walk through which will take us through some lovely Costwold villages with some lovely views. Mainly good paths, tracks or roads, ...

  • near High Wray, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    3.31mi
    Elevation +
    335f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo ofWray Castle and Blelhalm Tarn 5.3 km Photo ofWray Castle and Blelhalm Tarn 5.3 km Photo ofWray Castle and Blelhalm Tarn 5.3 km

    Excellent short hike with a castle, a small and a big lake, and picturesque countryside. The hike is largely on paved paths (gravel, a bit of asphalt), and, south of Blelhalm Tarn on unpaved trails. There is a café at th...

  • Derwent Edge Loop

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    near Bamford, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    9.82mi
    Elevation +
    1447f
    TrailRank
    62| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofDerwent Edge Loop Photo ofDerwent Edge Loop Photo ofDerwent Edge Loop

    An easy walk from Ashopton viaduct up along Derwent Edge looking down towards Ladybower and Derwent reservoirs. Returning along the path alongside Derwent back to Ashopton viaduct.

    Loved it!
    lj.cappannini
  • near New Mills, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    18.72mi
    Elevation +
    3986f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 3.0
    Photo ofNewtown - Hayfield - Kinder Reservoir - Kinder Low (loop) Photo ofNewtown - Hayfield - Kinder Reservoir - Kinder Low (loop) Photo ofNewtown - Hayfield - Kinder Reservoir - Kinder Low (loop)

    [EN] First we go from The Torr at Newtown through the Sett Valley Trail to Hayfield. Then we follow the Snake Path to arrive to the Kinder Reservoir. Later we do a loop to the Kinder Reservoir through the Kinder Low ...

    Hi. This route wont download to my Garmin Fenix 5. Ive done about 20 hikes on wikiloc and this is the only one that fail...
    Pauldnorth
  • near Bath, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    4.39mi
    Elevation +
    558f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofCity of Bath, Kennet and Avon Canal, England Photo ofCity of Bath, Kennet and Avon Canal, England Photo ofCity of Bath, Kennet and Avon Canal, England

    From the Bath Spa Station, this walk explores the River Avon, part of the Kennet and Avon Canal, a section of the "Walk to the View" path system, Widcombe Village, Pulteney Bridge, and part of central Bath. A free map...

    Amazing trail and easy to follow.
    ownosourus
    Of you are in Bath you must do this walk.
    Dick Haasnoot
  • Cave Dale - Mam Tor Castleton

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    near Castleton, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    6.95mi
    Elevation +
    948f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofCave Dale - Mam Tor Castleton Photo ofCave Dale - Mam Tor Castleton Photo ofCave Dale - Mam Tor Castleton

    A great walk straight out of the centre of Castleton. I've been to Castleton many times without realising this gem was there, it was tricky when we did it because of the ice. A stream runs down the dale which was frozen....

    Another good walk guys. We went off track to walk down Winnats Pass but will walk in the opposite direction to catch the...
    TRodham
  • Old Man Of Coniston (short loop)

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    near Coniston, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    7.27mi
    Elevation +
    2474f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofOld Man Of Coniston (short loop) Photo ofOld Man Of Coniston (short loop) Photo ofOld Man Of Coniston (short loop)

    The hike starts at the Pay & Display car park on Old Furness Road in Coniston, past The Sun Inn and onwards up the eastern path to the summit. From here there are plenty of options to return to your starting point; this ...

    We did this route in reverse, it was less busy and I would recommend doing it this way
    acraven36
  • near Seaford, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    11.73mi
    Elevation +
    2395f
    TrailRank
    60| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofCoast Path from Seaford to Eastbourne Photo ofCoast Path from Seaford to Eastbourne Photo ofCoast Path from Seaford to Eastbourne

    A walk on the Coast Path from Seaford to Eastbourne. This trail is also known as the "Seven Sisters cliffs walk". The Seven Sisters cliffs run between the mouth of the River Cuckmere near Seaford, and the small village...

    Very good hike
    amarsalih
  • Luds Church from Upper Hulme

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    near Upper Hulme, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    9.05mi
    Elevation +
    1234f
    TrailRank
    60| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofLuds Church from Upper Hulme Photo ofLuds Church from Upper Hulme Photo ofLuds Church from Upper Hulme

    Great walk through the hills, through the woods and moss-covered Lud's Church chasm. Easy enough to walk with children or if you your fitness level is not great or you just wanted easy day out.

    Entorno precioso
    andbici
  • near Whittington, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    10.42mi
    Elevation +
    771f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo ofBrockhampton, Sevenhampton and Whittington Loop Photo ofBrockhampton, Sevenhampton and Whittington Loop Photo ofBrockhampton, Sevenhampton and Whittington Loop

    A lovely undulating walk that passes through the villages of Whittington Sevenhampton, Brockhampton and finally Charlton Abbotts. There are several points of interest along the route and some fabulous views particularly ...

  • near Longborough, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    12.14mi
    Elevation +
    1247f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo ofLongborough via Moreton-in-Marsh and Blockley Photo ofLongborough via Moreton-in-Marsh and Blockley Photo ofLongborough via Moreton-in-Marsh and Blockley

    This walk starts in Longborough where there is plenty of roadside parking. From Longborough we will walk along The Monarch's Way to the busy market town of Moreton-in-Marsh and onto the Batsford Arboretum. At the Arboret...

  • near Canary Wharf, England (United Kingdom)
    Distance
    6.88mi
    Elevation +
    315f
    TrailRank
    59| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofGreenwich Village and Blackheath, from Canary Wharf Station, London, England Photo ofGreenwich Village and Blackheath, from Canary Wharf Station, London, England Photo ofGreenwich Village and Blackheath, from Canary Wharf Station, London, England

    Recorded in late December 2017, on a cool, windy day. The hike starts at the Canary Wharf Station of the Jubilee Line, at the heart of London's financial district. It goes south across the Island of Dogs, passing old har...

    Excellent walk by the docks and Greenwich
    david_ninjo

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