Welcome to the start of your English walking adventure

Scroll down to learn more about the Trails and discover inspirational itineraries…Book a break with a holiday operator, be inspired by one of our suggested itineraries, or simply plan your own visit. England's Great Walking Trails have something for everyone.

England offers some of the very best walking in the world. It’s a small country with ever-changing landscapes. Whether you are looking for a challenging adventure or to spend a few days exploring beautiful countryside, tea shops, and cozy pubs, you are sure to find your perfect experience on England’s Great Walking Trails.

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England's Great Walking Trails

With 7 Trails to choose from, we're sure you'll find one just right for you. Select a Trail below to find suggested itineraries and useful information.

Cleveland Way

Experience the varied landscape of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park on a journey across breathtaking heather moorland and dramatic coastline

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Cotswold Way

Step back in time in scenic southern England on an idyllic walk through the Cotswolds to the Roman city of Bath

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Hadrian's Wall Path

Follow in the footsteps of Romans and trek alongside an ancient monument on a coast to coast walk across northern England

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North Downs Way

Trace ancient routes on a modern-day pilgrimage through Surrey to the Kent Coast at Dover, along one of England's most accessible trails

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Norfolk Coast Path

Lose yourself in a magical land of sand dunes, salt marshes and nature reserves along Norfolk’s stunning coastline

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Pennine Way

Walk the backbone of Britain from the Peak District to the Scottish Borders on England’s first National Trail

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South West Coast Path

Walk hundreds of miles of superb coastline through Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and Dorset on England’s longest National Trail

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