Britain’s 20 best-loved walks – from Windermere to the White Cliffs of Dover; Mirror Online


UK – Frontiers of the Roman Empire

From the 267-mile Pennine Way to the four-mile Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail in Gloucestershire, there’s something for everyone.

From the remote beauty of the Scottish Highlands to the awe-inspiring White Cliffs of Dover, a new survey has pinpointed Britain’s best-loved walks.

The South West Coast Path, England’s longest footpath, topped the list followed by the Lake District ’s Windermere Way, which came second.

The survey, which polled 1,000 British walkers on their favourite routes, placed Scotland’s Great Glen Way, which offers stunning panoramas of Loch Ness, in third spot.

The South Downs Way, which stretches through Hampshire and Sussex came fourth and Scafell Pike in The Lake District in Cumbria, was fifth.

Official walking trails featured heavily in the list of Britain’s best-loved walks, with nine of Britain’s 16 National Trails making the top 20 alongside one of Scotland’s.

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