Our hidden gem – stay right on the shores of Buttermere
This year, the Wales Coast Path will mark its 10-year anniversary with a calendar of coastal surprises. It’s the perfect time to discover this wonderful trail afresh.
From ancient drover roads and Iron Age hillforts, to trees said to have captured the souls of Viking soldiers and rocks that lead to the world of pixies, these 10 walks take you back in time.
In 1938, a young Alfred Wainwright devised his Pennine Journey, a sprawling tour through the Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines to Hadrian’s Wall and back. Today, a glorious waymarked 398km/247-mile trail follows in his footsteps.
As Rutland prepares to celebrate its 25th birthday, find out how the 105km/65-mile boundary-tracing Rutland Round trail helped put England’s smallest county on the walking map.