Hiking Routes

If you’re not sure where to take on your Great Hike or looking to try somewhere new, then we’ve put together a list of routes that we hope will inspire you.


Blecklow, Peak District 
This national park is one of 15 in the UK and offers breath-taking views and a rich diversity of natural and cultural heritage. The Blecklow route will take approx 5 hours but there's plenty of other trails to choose from.
The Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall
At the southerly tip of mainland Britain you can expect to find atmospheric cliff scenery and a captivating coastal history along this 3 hour route (approx.).
Box Hill Butterfly Walk, Surrey Hills
Not too far from our capital city are fantastic views across the countryside, with this approximate 4 hour route you're bound to spot plenty of wildlife and plants.
Scafell Pike, Lake District
Climb England's highest mountain for beautiful views over the Lake District.


The Pap of Glencoe
Explore the awe-inspiring valleys and mountains of Glencoe, carved out centuries ago by icy glaciers and volcanic explosions. 
Water of Leith, Edinburgh
This city is ideal for an epic wander with its dormant volcano, hills, cobbled streets and stunning views around each corner. The Water of Leith is around 7-8 hours for those looking for a more challenging hike.

Ben Nevis, Fort William
If you fancy a challenge, Ben Nevis is for you. This is the highest of the three peaks comapred to Snowdon and Scafell Pike. The Mountain Track to the summit (also known as the Ben Path, the Pony Track or the Tourist Route) remains the simplest and most popular route of ascent.


Mount Snowdon, Snowdonia
Conquer the jagged peaks of Mount Snowdon which offers views of Snowdonia, Anglesey, Pembrokeshire and even Ireland!
The Beacons Circuit, Brecon Beacons National Park
Renowned for it’s big, fresh, open spaces, this national park offers a variety of world-class hiking trails that are bound to suit everyone.

Northern Ireland

Slieve Binnian, Carrick Little, Morne Mountains
The Mourne Mountains are the highest and most dramatic in Northern Ireland, but you don’t have to climb the highest peaks to experience their majestic beauty. The Slieve Binnian route takes around 4-5 hours and offers spectacular scenery.
Cave Hill Trail, Belfast Hills 
Escape urban life and take in the amazing views of Belfast city centre and beyond with this trail. 

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