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Arthur's Seat from Salisbury Crags

Inspirational Winter Walks UK

Winter is an excellent season to wander the British countryside. When Winter hits, the crowds disperse, giving you the opportunity to have a piece of nature all to yourself. Giving off a soothing energy, winter walks in the UK are a great way to get outside. 
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Long-Distance Hiking
South West Coast Path
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 1,018.7 km
Duration 305:00 h
Ascent 19,248 m
Descent 19,257 m

Beautiful long distance hiking trail around the entire south west coast of England with breathtaking views over the sea and the coastal landscape

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from Wiebke Hillen,   England’s Great Walking Trails
Hiking Route · Gwynedd
Mount Snowdon
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.5 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 941 m
Descent 941 m

The route to the highest mountain in Wales is a pleasure, especially on a clear day. The first half of the ascent is easy walking in beautiful ...

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Long-Distance Hiking
Norfolk Coast Path
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 135.9 km
Duration 34:30 h
Ascent 420 m
Descent 432 m

Aussichtsreiche Fernwanderung an der Küste von Norfolk von Hunstanton bis Hopton-on-Sea

from Wiebke Hillen,   England’s Great Walking Trails
Difficulty moderate
Distance 2.9 km
Duration 0:56 h
Ascent 130 m
Descent 131 m

Walk through wooded valley, beside streams and waterfalls, with spectacular views of hills and coast. Words by Steven Hanna

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from BBC Countryfile Magazine,   BBC Countryfile Magazine
Hiking route · North Yorkshire
Whitby to Robin Hood’s Bay
Map / Whitby to Robin Hood’s Bay
July 03, 2021 11:55 AM
Distance 11.4 km
Duration 2:37 h
Ascent 164 m
Descent 201 m
from Dan Edmunds,   Community
Map / Castleton circular walk
Difficulty moderate
Distance 9.8 km
Duration 2:57 h
Ascent 369 m
Descent 369 m

6 mile circular walk from Castleton taking in Mam Tor and Hollins Cross

from Untitled Wanderer,   Community
Hiking Route · Highland
Glencoe, Highland
Difficulty difficult
Distance 3.3 km
Duration 1:25 h
Ascent 420 m
Descent 32 m

Follow an unbelievable journey to the lost valley in Glencoe where, legend has it, local clans hid rustled livestock.Distance 4 miles (6½ km)Type ...

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from BBC Countryfile Magazine,   BBC Countryfile Magazine
Hiking Route · Highland
Ben Nevis
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 16.3 km
Duration 8:30 h
Ascent 1,326 m
Descent 1,326 m

A strenuous walk up Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis (1344m), beginning on the valley slopes of Glen Nevis.  

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Difficulty easy
Distance 8.3 km
Duration 2:46 h
Ascent 462 m
Descent 460 m

This is a great 8K circular walk taking you to the summit of Sugarloaf Hill, (sorry its just 4 meters short of being a mountain) were you get ...

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from Andy Walker,   Community
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 18 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 247 m
Descent 289 m

Leaving Porthcurno, you will discover Lamorna, trade the open coast for some wooded walking and finish your hike in Penzance.

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from Callum Broad,   Macs Adventure
Hiking Route
New Forest Walk
Map / New Forest Walk
Difficulty easy
Distance 8.9 km
Duration 2:15 h
Ascent 81 m
Descent 81 m

walk walking

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from Christopher Douglas,   Community
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 7.1 km
Duration 1:48 h
Ascent 32 m
Descent 34 m

A classic walk around Buttermere.

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from Jim EARLAM,   Community