Walkers’ rewards: 10 great pub walks

Here are ten of our favourite Ramblers Routes with great pubs at the end. Boasting great food, real ales, or log fires, reward yourself at the end of a walk.

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Richmond, North Yorkshire

Starting at the handsome market place, the walk follows Richmond's River Swale, passing the brooding Richmond Castle and the George and Dragon; Yorkshire's first community-owned pub.

Bowerman's Nose, Devon

This gently undulating walk takes you across moorland, pastures and down quiet country lanes. Including a stretch of the Two Moors Way, you'll pass prehistoric hut circles, menhirs and stone rows.

Ben Vrackie, Perthshire

This strenuous but rewarding route zigzags up Ben Vrackie's slopes to the reach the 841-metre summit, offering a remarkable view across Loch a'Choire towards the conspicuous profile of Schiehallion.

The Seven Sisters, East Sussex

This linear walk takes you on an undulating ride of the Seven Sisters, from East Dean to Seaford. From the clifftops you’ll be treated to sweeping sea views and the sight of a beautifully preserved smugglers’ beach. 

Laurie Lee's Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

A beautiful walk up, down and around the Slad and Toadsmoor valleys. Starting in Bisley (home to Jilly Cooper) this walk takes you through Slad, passing the home of the late Laurie Lee.

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

Take in both the coast and forest: this circular walk takes you along the Norfolk coast path and  through the parklands and forest of the magnificent eighteenth-century Holkham Estate.

Land's End Peninsula, Cornwall

Walk along the rugged Cornish coastline and take in the dramatic clifftop views and beautiful coves on this leisurely walk from Gurnard's Head to Sennen Cove via Cape Cornwall. 

Penderyn, Rhondda Cynon Taf

This pleasant walk from Penderyn takes you through beautiful countryside to four impressive waterfalls, one of which you can even walk behind. Warm yourself at the end of the walk in a welcoming pub with log fires.

Embleton Bay, Northumberland

Starting at the fishing harbour of Craster, this route winds across the stunning Embleton Bay. You’ll head past the iconic ruin of Dunstanburgh Castle to reach Low Newton-by-the-Sea.

Nantgwynant, Gwynedd

Discover the legend of Gelert and Prince Llywelyn, which gave the village of Beddgelert its name and explore the tumbledown remnants of Gwytherin’s fortress at Dinas Emrys, with a great viewpoint over the valley.

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