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Discover your trail

Explore trails in your area and discover a whole new world of possibilities, right on your doorstep.

ENGLAND

MANCHESTER, BOLTON

rivington circular

SCOTLAND

EDINBURGH

costorphine hill circular

SCOTLAND

CLYDEBANK, DUNBARTONSHIRE

duncolm and the slacks

ENGLAND

wendover, kingsash, and haddington hill

ENGLAND

westhumble and box hill circular

ENGLAND

richmond park circular walk

ENGLAND

leith hill

ENGLAND

kinder scout

ENGLAND

dovestone and yeoman reservoir circular route

ENGLAND

old glossop and b-29 crash site circular

ENGLAND

sett valley trail and lantern pike

rivington circular

Rivington Circular is a 14.6 kilometer loop trail located near Bolton, Greater Manchester, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

LENGTH:

14.6 km

ELEVATION GAIN:

459 m

ROUTE TYPE:

Loop

costorphine hill circular

Costorphine Hill Circular is a 25.7 kilometer loop trail located near Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until September.

LENGTH:

25.7 km

ELEVATION GAIN:

517 m

ROUTE TYPE:

Loop

duncolm and the slacks

Duncolm and The Slacks is a 14.6 kilometer loop trail located near Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running.

LENGTH:

14.6 km

ELEVATION GAIN:

620 m

ROUTE TYPE:

Loop

wendover, kingsash, and haddington hill

Wendover, Kingsash, and Haddington Hill is a 9.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

LENGTH:

15.4km

ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Moderate

DISTANCE FROM
CITY CENTER:

50Mins

USEFUL INFOS (PARKING
TRANSPORTATION METHOD etc.):

Chiltern Railway from London Marylebone to Wendover Station

westhumble and box hill circular

Westhumble and Box Hill Circular is a 3.6 mile loop trail located near Dorking, Surrey, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running.

LENGTH:

5.8km

ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Moderate

DISTANCE FROM
CITY CENTER:

55Mins

USEFUL INFOS (PARKING
TRANSPORTATION METHOD etc.):

South Western Railway from London Victoria to Box Hill & Westhumble Station

richmond park circular walk

Richmond Park Circular Walk is a 4.7 mile loop trail located near Richmond upon Thames, London, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options.

LENGTH:

7.6km

ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Moderate

DISTANCE FROM
CITY CENTER:

40min by underground from City Centre

USEFUL INFOS (PARKING
TRANSPORTATION METHOD etc.):

London Underground to Richmond Station (Walk 25mins to Richmond Gate start of the route)

leith hill

Leith Hill is a 12.1 mile loop trail located near Dorking, Surrey, England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for walking and running.

LENGTH:

19.5km

ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Moderate

DISTANCE FROM
CITY CENTER:

1hr5

USEFUL INFOS (PARKING
TRANSPORTATION METHOD etc.):

Southern Railway from London Victoria to Holmwood station

kinder scout

Kinder Scout from Edale is a 8.9 mile loop trail located near Castleton, Derbyshire, England that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

LENGTH:

14.3KM

ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Intermediate

DISTANCE FROM
CITY CENTER:

50 min train

USEFUL INFOS (PARKING
TRANSPORTATION METHOD etc.):

Manchester Piccadilly to Edale train station, lots of car parking, and Ramblers Inn pub at the start and end

dovestone and yeoman reservoir circular route

Dovestone and Yeoman Reservoir Circular Route is a 10.8 mile loop trail located near Dobcross, Greater Manchester, England that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking.

LENGTH:

17.4KM

ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Moderate

DISTANCE FROM
CITY CENTER:

25 min train

USEFUL INFOS (PARKING
TRANSPORTATION METHOD etc.):

Manchester Piccadilly to Greenfield train station, and pubs and cafes.

old glossop and b-29 crash site circular

Old Glossop and B-29 Crash Site is a 8.3 mile loop trail located near Glossop, Derbyshire, England that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate.

LENGTH:

13.4KM

ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Moderate

DISTANCE FROM
CITY CENTER:

30 min train

USEFUL INFOS (PARKING
TRANSPORTATION METHOD etc.):

Manchester Piccadilly to Glossop train station, and pubs and cafes

sett valley trail and lantern pike

Sett Valley Trail and Lantern Pike is a 7.6 mile out and back trail located near High Peak, Derbyshire, England that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and mountain biking.

LENGTH:

12.2KM

ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Moderate

DISTANCE FROM
CITY CENTER:

45 min train

USEFUL INFOS (PARKING
TRANSPORTATION METHOD etc.):

Manchester Piccadilly to New Mills train station, and pubs and cafes.

Get ready for your
First Hike

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10 Steps
to your first day hike

Discover our essential preparation tips for the trail.

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Pick a route

Adventure is at your doorstep: but remember, you should enjoy your first hike, not break any records. Choose a hike that suits your fitness and experience.

You should enjoy your first hike, not break any records. So, choose a hike that suits your fitness and experience.

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Check the weather

A look out of the window is not enough: avoid unnecessary surprises and check the weather along your route and throughout the day.

Save yourself unnecessary surprises and check the weather along your route and throughout the day.

Choose your gear

Dry and comfortable is the key: choose the proper clothes and footwear depending on weather and terrain. Pack extra protective gear for rain, cold and sun.

Choose proper clothes and footwear depending on weather and terrain. Pack extra protection for rain, cold or sun.

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Get a daypack

All you need on your back: For a day trip, choose a 10 – 20-liter daypack with a good carrying system. load it with no more than 10 % of your body weight.

Choose a 10 – 20-liter pack with a good carrying system. Load it with no more than 10 % of your body weight.

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Load food & water

Everything your body needs: pack water for the entire distance and food that is neither too heavy in your stomach nor on your back. Like fruit, energy bars and nuts.

Pack water for the entire distance and food that is neither too heavy in your stomach nor on your back.

Think of first AID

Safety is essential: carry a small first-aid kit for injuries that may occur during your hike. Like blisters, insect bites, sunburn, scrapes or twisted ankles.

Carry a small first-aid kit for injuries like blisters, insect bites, sunburn, scrapes or twisted ankles.

Carry a knife & fire

Better to have than to need: a knife and a lighter can be powerful and useful tools along your way and are a must on every trail.

A knife and a lighter can be useful tools along your way and are a must on every trail.

Charge your phone

Always stay connected: from navigation to weather forecasts to emergency calls – a charged mobile phone is another essential in your backpack.

From navigation to weather forecasts to emergency calls – a mobile is another essential in your backpack.

Inform a friend

Because you never know: before setting off, let a friend or family member know your exact route. So, you can always be found if you get lost.

Let a friend or family member know your exact route. So, you can always be found if you get lost.

Hit the road

The world is at your feet: keep your mobile off and your eyes open to fully enjoy the trail. Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing like footprints!

Keep your eyes and ears open to fully enjoy the trail. Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing like footprints!

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