The best short walks and day walks in the UK

Have you recently discovered the joys and benefits of walking, and want to explore beyond your own back yard? Or maybe you are a keen and experienced walker looking for new ideas? Whatever your motivation, spending a day in the fresh air and moving through the countryside, or over hills, or following the course of a stream or river can provide a wonderful brief tonic, and improve your fitness and wellbeing.

Before you head off into unknown countryside, how are your map reading skills?

Day walks in all parts of the UK


North east England

North west England

Peak District, midlands and Wales

Southern England

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