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This short walk explores the Staffordshire countryside between the eastern outskirts of Stafford and the Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The route offers views to Cannock Chase and the chance to explore the villages of Walton-on-the-Hill and Brocton.
This Staffordshire walk combines field and canalside paths to the east of Stafford. There are some interesting histroical buildings along the way which adds an historical focus to the route.
This Staffordshire walk begins with an exploratory look at a small part of Cannock Chase - now designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It then includes a walk through the parkland surrounding Lord Lichfield's Shugborough Hall before concluding with a look at some of Britain's canal heritage.
The heathland of Cannock Chase in Staffordshire offers plenty of walks. This route starts from Milford, near Stafford, and visits some of the highlights of the area including the Stepping Stones and Seven Springs.
This Staffordshire walk explores some of the highlights of Cannock Chase AONB in the vicinity of Milford. The route includes heathland, a section of canal and a walk through Shugborough Park.
A Staffordshire walk that explores some of the highlights of the northern part of Cannock Chase AONB. The route includes heathland, a section of canal and a walk through Shugborough Park.
The war memorials on Cannock Chase provide a poignant reminder of our past history. This Staffordshire walk starts from the village of Brocton and offers an intresting insight into the landscape of Cannock Chase whilst visiting the war memorials.
A short Staffordshire walk that begins by following a section of the Trent & Mersey Canal through the Trent Valley. The walk continues to include some pleasant Staffordshire countryside and the glorious parkland of Sandon Hall.
This walk explores an attractive area of Staffordshire woodland and heath between Stone and Barlaston. The route includes some excellent views over the surrounding countryside and also further afield into neighbouring Shropshire.
This Staffordshire stroll visits the site of the largest non-nuclear explosion in the world - the Fauld Crater. It is an easy walk and offers an interesting diversion for an hour or so.
An ascent of the Wrekin, near Telford, makes an excellent half day walk. This route offers good views over the Shropshire countryside. It must be noted that there are two short but steep sections of ascent onto the main ridge but the views are outstanding on a clear day and worth the effort.
This Shropshire walk takes the direct approach to the summit of the Wrekin near Telford. The views are good especially on clear days and it makes a perfect half day walk.
Pleasant mainly flat circular walk starting and ending at a pub.
Stroll round a National Nature Reserve, featuring a rare bog habitat known as a schwingmoor.
A farmland stroll to a historic house through Wybunbury.
A field walk to a popular local craft centre, returning via the valley of the River Weaver.
Field and quarry paths up to the famous folly, with superb views in all directions, and a pleasant canalside return.
A wooded stroll with a visit to a rewarding church, passing a stately home (private) and some interesting remnants of its estate.
Locks, bridges and aqueducts on the Trent & Mersey and Macclesfield Canals (with an optional 1-mile extension to their junction).
A look at the industrial heritage of the City of Birmingham. This city walk explores the northwestern sector of central Birmingham.
This walk explores the Industrial and canal heritage in Britain's second city, Birmingham. In addition the route includes some of the modern additions to Birmingham's history including the Bull Ring Shopping Centre.
This stroll explores the modern face of the City of Birmingham with a peep into its past. The start is outside the Council House in Victoria Square.
This walk in Birmingham takes you through some modern redevelopment that is based around Birmingham's heritage before continuing to visit an area that has much heritage on offer but is still in use for its original purpose. The latter area is the Jewellery Quarter which even today is a fascinating place to explore.
Lovely walk through one the Peak District's most famous dales, the beautiful village of Alstonfield, finishing with a traverse around Bunster Hill. This is a great walk on a sunny winter's day as the sun shines into Dovedale most of the day.
This walk captures many of the highlights of southern Dovedale in the Peak District National Park. Starting from near Thorpe Cloud, the walk takes the high level route, avoiding the crowds and provides dramatic views across the valley to both Derbyshire and Staffordshire.
A short Staffordshire walk that includes the chance to visit the Holy Austin Rock Houses that are preserved by the National Trust. The route uses generally well-signed paths although a good ense of direction is useful in this area.
A easy walk with a mixture of canal towpath with country lanes and footpath. Plenty of pubs along the way too with at least one at each village. Much of this could be quite muddy in wet weather and on the return journey approaching Cookley there may be horses loose in the field and around the riding school. Please do not feed them.
This Peak District walk explores The Manifold Valley in Staffordshire. The mostly high-level route is full of interest including Thor's Cave and Throwley Old Hall with magnificent views throughout.
This North Staffordshire walk starts from Tittesworth Reservoir and climbs onto the Roaches, a popular rocky escarpment in the Peak District National Park. The return includes the summit of Hen Cloud before crossing typical Staffordshire countryside.
An easy stroll that packs a lot into its short distance.
A historic town centre, pretty stream valleys and an easy canalside return.
Two contrasting waterways lead you through pleasant Cheshire countryside.
The Gritstone Trail runs for 56 km through the Cheshire countryside, west of the Peak District, from Disley to Kidsgrove. This third stage picks up the trail at The Cloud, having left Congleton in a circular route using the Dales Valley Way and the towpath along the Macclesfield Canal to the aqueduct over the River Dale. The route passes Timbersbrook, Nick i' th' Hill, Cheshire's Close, Mow Cop and rejoins the Macclesfield Canal before following the Trent & Mersey Canal into Kidsgrove.
This North Staffordshire linear walk starts in the village of Rushton Spencer near Leek and follows the Staffordshire Way to the summit of the Cloud. This local landmark offers some wonderful views across north Cheshire and north Staffordshire.
Nice walk passing by The Cloud, Rushton Bank and Bridestones.
The Roaches are a dominant feature of the North Staffordshire landscape and this walk provides a perfect introduction to this rugged area. An integral part of the Peak District National Park, this gritstone edge has superb views over the surrounding area.
The Roaches are a popular place to walk offering dramatic views in this part of North Staffordshire. This walk includes Lud's Church a deep chasm that has some interesting historical connections.
This is a beautiful walk along The Roaches providing beautiful views from both sides of the ridge.
A Worcestershire walk that includes a variety of landscape. The route starts from the banks of the River Severn and then enters the Wyre Forest before returning to the river banks for an undemanding path back to the start.
This walk through rural Worcestershire includes a wide variety of landscapes from the Wyre forest to the banks of the River Severn.
A 4 mile circular walk taking in tranquil riverside walking, cooling tracks through ancient woodland with the opportunity to explore Britain’s industrial heritage in the form of the Victoria Bridge and the Severn Valley Steam Railway.
This is a lovely walk with lovely views throughout, Starting from The Harbour inn. Its a relatively easy walk with only one stile, but classed here as average due to the steepish first 100yds. The walk covers about 6.5 miles in the Wyre, forest taking in Arley station, The Wyre forest, Victoria Bridge ,the Severn Valley railway, Crossing the Severn via a footbridge and Trimpley reservoir.
Farmland, Forestry and Heathland invite the visitor to explore the historical and landscape character that make Pound Green a special place to experience Worcestershire’s rural charm.
An interesting walk that visits several of the Sandbach Flashes, a series of intriguing lakes formed by subsidence after salt extraction.
An extended walk visiting many of the Sandbach Flashes (lakes formed by subsidence following salt extraction) and including sections along the Trent and Mersey Canal and River Wheelock.
A short farmland walk offering good views over the village, and a brief but pleasant stretch alongside the River Wheelock, frequented by Kingfishers.
This Derbyshire walk starts from the village of Hartington and explores three limestone Dales. The route follows the River Dove and also includes a section through drystone walled fields above the village.
This walk starts in Hartington and explores Beresford Dale before visiting the village of Alstonefield. The route then continues by descending back into Wolfescote Dale and a return to the start.
This walk from Hartington in Derbyshire follows a section of the River Dove. The route takes you through three limestone dales and across typical farming country for the area.
Pilsbury Castle is the main objective on this Peak District walk from bustling Hartington. Including White Peak scenery alongside the upper section of the River Dove this walk includes both Derbsyhire and Staffordshire sides of the Dove Valley.
This Peak District walk explores three dales in the White Peak starting from the village of Hartington. The walk is generally easy underfoot and provides a good introduction to this area.
Field paths, quiet lanes, walled tracks and a former railway are used for this walk that explores the area to the north of the busy village of Hartington. The route lies wholly within Derbyshire although in the latter part of the walk good views into neighbouring Staffordshire are also enjoyed. The route includes much that is typical of this part of the peak district including the village of Biggin and the upper reaches of the Dove Valley.
This Shropshire walk visits the two summits that form the Clee Hills. Abdon Burf, the more northerly of the two is the highest hill in the county. As such it offers some fine views over the surrounding countryside including the Long Mynd. The second summit visited is Clee Burf from where an extensive panorama to the south can be enjoyed.
A Peak District walk that explores the uppear reaches of the Dove and Manifold Valleys. The route is generally easy to navigate and uses a series of paths and tracks across the Limestone country. Refreshments are available at the start and at Hartington.
This route starts from the attractive North Staffordshire village of Longnor. It then crosses the Dove Valley into Derbyshire, passes through Earl Sterndale to climb High Wheeldon before re-crossing the Dove back into Staffordshire. The scenery en-route is varied with excellent views of this part of the Peak District throughout.
This Peak District walk provides a shorter route for visiting Lathkill and Bradford Dales.
A Peak District walk that traverses pretty Lathkill and Bradford Dales. The walk also includes a section of the Limestone Way.
Lathkill Dale offers a variety of landscapes and this Peak District walk enables you to see this wonderful limestone dale at its best.
This walk on the southern edge of the West Midlands explores some pleasant countryside and also follows a section of the Millennium Way long distance path.
Passing Budworth Pool and Little Budworth Common, returning via a park circuit.
Explore our local country park, a rare area of lowland heathland designated as an SSSI.
Follow tracks and green lanes through the village and countryside to an attractive lake.
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