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Guidebook to 30 routes celebrating the best day and weekend walks on the England Coast Path, a new National Trail. Includes a varied selection of walks along the country's diverse shoreline, on cliff paths, estuaries, beaches and saltmarsh. Routes from 9 to 45km to suit all ages and abilities, many of which can be enjoyed all year round.


Options throughout the year, from long summer day hikes to shorter and more bracing winter outings


Walks are spread thoughout the country


Various levels of difficulty from energetic and adventurous outings along undulating clifftops to easy and family-friendly walks along flat coasts

Must See

Castles on the coast of Northumberland, the rollercoaster chalk cliffs on the English Channel, East Anglia's wildlife-rich shores, smugglers' coves in Cornwall and the vast sandy beaches and dunes of north west England
30 Sept 2022
24.00 x 22.00 x 1.60cm

An inspirational guidebook to 27 day walks and three 2-day routes along the England Coast Path, showcasing the best stretches of this 4500km (2800 mile) National Trail. From sandy beaches and flat promenades to undulating cliff-top paths, there is something for all levels of fitness and experience.

The walks range from 5–28 miles (9–45km) in length, take between 3 hours and 2 days to complete and are mostly linear, although a few detour inland to make circular walks. They are arranged geographically into 4 coastal sections: North West, South West, South East and North East.

  • 1:50,000 OS maps included for each walk
  • GPX files available to download
  • Includes details of terrain, refreshments and public transport for each walk
  • Information given on history, geology and wildlife
  • Local points of interest are featured for each walk area

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By Andrew McCloy

Andrew McCloy is a writer and journalist specialising in walking and the outdoors and has produced over 20 titles, from family and history rambles to exploring the British coast on foot. An experienced long-distance walker, he wrote the first ever guide to walking from Land’s End to John o’Groats and an award-winning profile of the Pennine Way which he walked to mark its 50th anniversary. Andrew is married with two daughters and lives in Derbyshire, where he is presently Chair of the Peak District National Park Authority.

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