Top UK Walking Destinations
If you enjoy walking regularly, you should not miss walking on the beautiful coast lines and hiking up to the snow-capped mountains of UK during your travel. Adventurous travellers who like walking and hiking would enjoy the amazing landscape views of the to UK walking destinations.
The Coast Path of Pembrokeshire
Travellers who would like to enjoy some fresh air and some privacy, would enjoy walking or hiking along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path. Visitors can enjoy the view of jagged cliffs and beautiful villages by trekking on the Coast Path, which is approximately 299 kilometers, originating from Amrothto St. Dogmaels. The area is located within the Great Britain's one and only national coast park. Therefore, walkers and hikers can really make most of the amazing and picturesque view of its nature and landscapes. Surfers and swimmers can also enjoy the wonderful 58 beaches and harbours through the path too.
If you are curious if there's such thing as national trail in England, the Pennine Way is the answer. It has a trail up to 428 km ( 267 miles), hiking walking Edale to Kirk Yetholm, which is close to the border of Scotland. Although it is also known as the ”backbone of England”, the Pennine Path is not actually the longest national trail of the United Kingdom. The Pennine Way is considered as one of the best known and toughest walking destination in Britain. This is a technically challenging route that requires three weeks time to finish the full path.
The Southern Upland Way
The Southern Upland Way is the longest and toughest walking destination in UK, which is a coast-to-coast path of 340km across southern Scotland. This is ideal to people who are happy in their own company because there are not much amenities available in the area.
This is a 165km path located in the far southwest part of the country. The coastal scenery is at its best from Tarbert Harbour to Dunaverty includes the all foaming surf and blood-red sunsets. This path is relatively unknown even in the UK because it was opened only in 2006.
This 296km path passes through the city and some of the loveliest landscapes in England. The path starts at the Thames river near Cirencester in Gloucestershire, crosses the heart of classical England and ending to the capital. Walkers looking for a perfect mix of London and picture perfect countryside must take this destination.
The Yorkshire Three Peaks route is a grueling 42km struggle having vertical ascent of the circular route linking Whernside (736m), Ingleborough (723m) and Pen-y-Ghent (694m). Walkers of Yorkshire Three Peaks must complete the entire length in 12 hours, after which they can retire to the pub to celebrate.
South West Coast Path
The South West Coast Path is a 1,011km length around the coastline of Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset. Normally, the entire length would require six weeks to complete. If you do not have the leisure for 6 weeks, then go directly to the highlight which is the Tintagel Castle in Cornwall. According to legend, King Arthur was born on this very castle.
The Cotswolds Way is a 164km of green and pleasant land ideal for English tourists. It is a winding path from Bath to Chipping Campden passing through the gentle limestone hills of the Cotswolds providing a scenery of stately homes of England.
Walkers and hikers, should check out the following Check out the top UK walking destinations from Walking.org.
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