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Walking regions in Britain

A brief guide to some of the more popular walking regions in the UK

London and the Home Counties

Residents of London have easy access to a wide variety of picturesque walking possibilities. The North Downs, The Weald, and The Chilterns are just an hour away by train. Further out are walking possibilities in the Thames Valley, the South Downs, the North Wessex Downs, and Oxfordshire, plus the coastal paths of Sussex and Kent all making for a great days outing during the longer days of the year.

South East England Map

West and South West England

Mendips - a range of hills in Somerset between Frome and Western-super-Mare, Dartmoor and Exmoor, South West coast path.

Central England

Cotswolds, Malvern Hills, Shropshire Hills.

North England

Peak District, Lake District, North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales, South Pennines.


Brecon Beacons, Pembrokeshire Coast, Snowdonia, Cambrian Mountains.


Cairngorm, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Skye, Western Highlands.

Further details of the mountains of Scotland, including a list of Munros.

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