long-distance footpaths can be found in the United Kingdom:
England and Wales: National Trails [ edit ]
National Trails are distinguished by being maintained by the National Trails organisation. As of January 2015 , there are sixteen such trails, one of which is not yet complete. [1 ]
(the eastern trailhead) seen looking north from The Ridgeway
The paved surface of the Pennine Way on
Cleveland Way, 177 km (110 miles) round the edge of the North York Moors National Park in England
Cotswold Way, 163 km (101 miles) in England
England Coast Path, 162 km (101 miles) so far opened, eventually to cover the entire coast of England. As of January 2015 not yet complete - expected by 2020.
Glyndŵr's Way, 217 km (135 miles) in Wales
Hadrian's Wall Path, 135 km (84 miles) in England
North Downs Way, 246 km (153 miles) in England
Offa's Dyke Path, 285 km (177 miles) in Wales and England
Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path, 150 km (93 miles) in England (treated as one by National Trails)
Pembrokeshire Coast Path, 298 km (185 miles) in Wales
Pennine Bridleway, 330 km (205 miles) in England
Pennine Way, 429 km (267 miles) in England and Scotland
The Ridgeway, 139 km (86 miles) in England
South Downs Way, 160 km (99 miles) in England
South West Coast Path (South West Way), 1,014 km (630 miles) in England - the UK's longest
Thames Path, 294 km (183 miles) in England
Yorkshire Wolds Way, 127 km (79 miles) in England
Scotland: Great Trails [ edit ]
Great Trails formerly "Long Distance Routes" were once proposed and financially supported by Scottish Natural Heritage, but administered and maintained by the local authority areas through which they pass. With the passing of the Land Reform Act Scotland, access rights largely no longer require to be negotiated and a further 20 Great Trails have now developed in Scotland.
Annandale Way from Moffat to Newbie Barns, on the Solway Coast a distance of 55 miles (89 km).
Ayrshire Coastal Path from Glenapp to Skelmorlie a distance of 100 miles (160 km).
Berwickshire Coastal Path from Cockburnspath to Berwick-upon-Tweed a distance of 28 miles (45 km).
Borders Abbeys Way circular route: Kelso – Jedburgh – Hawick – Selkirk – Melrose a distance of 68 miles (109 km).
Cateran Trail circular route: Blairgowrie – Kirkmichael – Spittal of Glenshee – Alyth a distance of 64 miles (103 km).
Clyde Walkway from Glasgow to New Lanark a distance of 40 miles (64 km).
Cross Borders Drove Road from Little Vantage to Hawick a distance of 52 miles (84 km).
Dava Way from Grantown-on-Spey to Forres a distance of 24 miles (39 km).
Fife Coastal Path from Kincardine to Newburgh a distance of 117 miles (188 km).
Formartine and Buchan Way from Dyce, near Aberdeen to Fraserburgh and Peterhead a distance of 53 miles (85 km).
Forth-Clyde/Union Canal Towpath from Bowling, Dunbartonshire to Fountainbridge, Edinburgh a distance of 66 miles (106 km).
Great Glen Canoe Trail from Banavie, near Fort William to Clachnaharry, near Inverness a distance of 60 miles (97 km).
Great Glen Way from Fort William to Inverness a distance of 79 miles (127 km).
John Muir Way from Fisherrow, near Edinburgh to Dunglass, near Cockburnspath a distance of 45 miles (72 km).
Kintyre Way from Tarbert to Southend, Argyll and Bute a distance of 87 miles (140 km).
Moray Coast Trail from Forres to Cullen a distance of 50 miles (80 km).
Mull of Galloway Trail from Mull of Galloway to Glenapp a distance of 36 miles (58 km).
River Ayr Way from Glenbuck to Ayr a distance of 44 miles (71 km).
Rob Roy Way from Drymen to Pitlochry a distance of 77 miles (124 km) or 94 miles (151 km)
Romans and Reivers Route from Ae to Hawick a distance of 52 miles (84 km).
St Cuthbert’s Way from Melrose to Lindisfarne a distance of 62 miles (100 km).
Southern Upland Way from Portpatrick to Cockburnspath a distance of 212 miles (341 km).
Speyside Way from Buckie to Aviemore a distance of 65 miles (105 km).
Three Lochs Way from Balloch to Inveruglas a distance of 31 miles (50 km).
West Highland Way from Milngavie, near Glasgow to Fort William a distance of 96 miles (154 km).
West Island Way from Kilchattan Bay to Port Bannatyne a distance of 30 miles (48 km).
Other UK long-distance paths [ edit ]
Those included here meet the definition of a
long-distance path as being around 50 km (31 miles) or more, particularly that they will take more than one day's walking to complete. Some shorter paths linking between major walks (e.g. Maelor Way) are also included.
England [ edit ]
1066 Country Walk, East Sussex - 50 km (31 miles) Pevensey Castle to Rye
Abbeys Amble, North Yorkshire, 167 km (104 miles)
Abbott's Hike, 172 km (107 miles) Cumbria challenging moorland walking
Ainsty Bounds Walk, North Yorkshire, circular from Tadcaster, 71 km (44 miles)
Angles Way, 123 km (76 miles) from Great Yarmouth to Knettishall Heath, with much of the path following the Norfolk/ Suffolk border. Additionally there is a link path from Knettishall Heath to Thetford
Avon Valley Path, 54 km (34 miles) Christchurch to Salisbury ( Hampshire and Wiltshire)
Basingstoke Canal, 53 km (33 miles)
Bishop Bennet Way, 55 km (34 miles) Beeston to Wirswall ( Cheshire, Staffordshire)
Boudica's Way, 60 km (37 miles) from Norwich to Diss
Bournemouth Coast Path, 59 km (37 miles) from Sandbanks to Milford-on-Sea ( Dorset and Hampshire)
Bronte Way, 69 km (43 miles) from Birstall, West Yorkshire to Padiham, Lancashire
Bullock Smithy Hike, a 90 km (56 miles) circular challenge walk that starts and finishes at Hazel Grove, Greater Manchester
Burnley Way, a 64 km (40 miles) circular trail around Burnley in Lancashire
Calderdale Way, West Yorkshire, circular from Greetland 80 km (50 miles)
Capital Ring, 115 km (71 miles) circular through inner London crossing the Thames at Richmond and Woolwich
Celtic Way - runs from the west of Wales to Stonehenge and then heads south-west to Cornwall, a total of 1,162 km (722 miles)
Centenary Way, Warwickshire - covers 158 km (98 miles) from Kingsbury to Upper Quinton. [2 ]
Centenary Way, Yorkshire, a 134 km (83 miles) trail from York Minster to Filey
Channel to Channel Path, Seaton to Watchet, 80 km (50 miles) [3 ]
Cheshire Ring 156 km (97 miles) circular walk alongside six canals, via Dukinfield and Marple
Chiltern Way, 200 km (124 miles) circular walk from Hemel Hempstead (275 km (171 miles) with extensions)
Cistercian Way, Grange-over-Sands to Roa Island ( Cumbria) 53 km (33 miles) [4 ]
Coast to Coast Walk, 309 km (192 miles) from St. Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire
Coleridge Way, Nether Stowey to Lynmouth Devon 82 km (51 miles)
Cross Britain Way, Barmouth to Boston 446 km (277 mi), one of the Macmillan Ways, crossing Wales and England Cross Cotswold Pathway - see
Macmillan Ways below
Coventry Way circumnavigates Coventry from a start point in Meriden 64 km (40 miles)
Cumbria Coastal Way 241 km (150 miles) from Silverdale in Lancashire to Gretna Green in southern Scotland
Cumbria Way, 112 km (70 miles) from Ulverston to Carlisle
Dales Way, 126 km (78 miles) from Bowness-on-Windermere to Ilkley with extensions to Leeds, Shipley and Harrogate
D'Arcy Dalton Way, Wormleighton, Warwickshire - Waylands Smithy, Oxfordshire 106 km (66 miles) [5 ]
Dartmoor Way, 139.5 km (87 miles) around Dartmoor
Derwent Valley Heritage Way, 88 km (55 miles) from Bamford to Shardlow via the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site
Devonshire Heartland Way 69 km (43 miles) from Stoke Canon in the Exe Valley to Okehampton [6 ]
Downs Link 59 km (37 miles) from the North Downs Way at St. Martha's Hill near Guildford to the South Downs Way at Steyning, and on to Shoreham-by-Sea
East Devon Way, 61 km (38 miles) Exmouth to Lyme Regis
Ebor Way, 112 km (70 miles) from Ilkley to Helmsley (connecting the Dales Way to the Cleveland Way)
Esk Valley Walk, North Yorkshire56 km (35 miles) from Castleton to Whitby
Essex Way, Epping to Harwich, 130 km (81 miles)
Exe Valley Way, Devon 72 km (45 miles) from the River Exe extuary to Exmoor [7 ]
Fen Rivers Way, runs 98.5 km (61 miles) Cambridge to King's Lynn
Geopark Way, 175 km (109 miles) Bridgnorth to Gloucester
Gloucestershire Way, 161 km (100 miles) Chepstow to Tewkesbury The
Greater Ridgeway. This is the name used for the combined route of 583 km (362 miles) crossing from Lyme Regis, Dorset on the English Channel to Hunstanton on The Wash, following the Wessex Ridgeway, The Ridgeway National Trail, the Icknield Way Path and the Peddars Way National Trail
Greensand Way, 169 km (105 miles) from Haslemere, Surrey to Hamstreet, Kent
Gritstone Trail, 56 km (35 miles) from Disley to Kidsgrove (mainly Cheshire)
Hampshire Millennium Pilgrims Trail, 48 km (30 miles) from Winchester to Portsmouth
Hardy Way, Dorset and Wiltshire, 342 km (213 miles) Hardy's Cottage, Higher Bockhampton to Stinsford (almost circular: end points a mile apart)
Heart of England Way, Midlands - 161 km (100 miles) Milford, Staffordshire to Bourton-on-the-Water
Herefordshire Trail, 246.5 km (153 miles) circular route from Ledbury via Ross-on-Wye, Kington, Leominster and Bromyard, waymarks are planned but not yet in place
Hereward Way, 166 km (103 miles) from Oakham to East Harling ( Rutland, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk). The Stamford to Peterborough section is not fully waymarked, but walkers travelling between those two places can follow the waymarked Torpel Way
Hertfordshire Way, a 312 km (194 miles) circular route around Hertfordshire parts within 20 miles of London.
Howardian Way, 46.3 km (29 miles) linear walking route from Coxwold to Kirkham Priory
High Weald Landscape Trail, running 145 km (90 miles) from Horsham to Rye ( West Sussex, East Sussex, Kent)
Hyndburn Clog, a 53 km (33 miles) circular around Hyndburn in Lancashire, with a main start point at Stanhill [8 ]
Icknield Way Path, 206 km (128 miles) Bledlow to Knettishall Heath ( Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk)
Irwell Sculpture Trail, 48 km (30 miles) from Salford Quays to Bacup, Rossendale following the River Irwell ( Greater Manchester, Lancashire)
Isaac's Tea Trail, circular route of 58 km (36 miles) from Ninebanks via Allendale, Nenthead and Alston in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Isle of Wight Coastal Path, circular from Ryde 105 km (65 miles)
Itchen Way, 51 km (32 miles) from Hinton Ampner to Sholing railway station ( Hampshire)
Jack Mytton Way 160 km (99 miles) in Shropshire
Jubilee Trail, Forde Abbey - Bokerley Dyke, 145 km (90 miles) ( Dorset)
Jurassic Way, 142 km (88 miles) Banbury, Oxfordshire to Stamford, Lincolnshire
King's Way, 72 km (45 miles) from Winchester to Portchester
Kirklees Way, 72 km (45 miles) circular in Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Knightly Way, Northamptonshire
Lake to Lake Walk, 267 km (166 miles) from Windermere in Cumbria (England's largest natural lake) to Kielder Water in Northumberland (England's largest man-made lake) [9 ]
Lancashire Coastal Way, 200 km (124 miles) from Silverdale to Freckleton
Land's End Trail, 480 km (298 miles) [10 ]
Lea Valley Walk, 80 km (50 miles) from Leagrave in Bedfordshire to the East India Docks in London
Leeds Country Way, 99 km (62 miles), circular route around Leeds, West Yorkshire, within the Leeds metropolitan district
Leland Trail, 45 km (28 miles) Stourhead to Ham Hill ( Somerset)
Liberty Trail, 45 km (28 miles) Ham Hill to Lyme Regis ( Somerset, Dorset)
Limestone Link, 58 km (36 miles) Mendip Hills ( Somerset) to Cold Aston ( Gloucestershire)
Limestone Way, 80 km (50 miles) from Castleton to Rocester ( Derbyshire)
Limey Way, 65 km (40 miles) from Castleton via 20 Limestone Dales to Dovedale and Thorpe
London Outer Orbital Path ('The LOOP'), 241 km (150 miles) Erith to Rainham
Lyke Wake Walk across the North York Moors, 63 km (39 miles) The
Maelor Way, is a key link path, running 38 km (24 miles) from the Shropshire Way, Sandstone Trail, Llangollen Canal, South Cheshire Way, and the Marches Way all at Grindley Brook near Whitchurch to the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail at Bronygarth
Mendip Way, Uphill (near Weston-super-Mare) - Frome 80 km (50 miles) The
Mercian Way is part of National Cycle Route 45, but is also well used by walkers.
Midshires Way, Princes Risborough - Stockport, 363 km (226 miles)
Monarch's Way, Worcester - Shoreham-by-Sea 1,016 km (631 miles)
Mortimer Trail, 48 km (30 miles) from Ludlow in Shropshire to Kington, Herefordshire
Nar Valley Way, Norfolk - 54 km (34 mi) King's Lynn to Gressenhall [11 ]
Nene Way, Badby, Northamptonshire to Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire 177 km (110 mi)
New Lipchis Way, Liphook, Hampshire through Midhurst and Chichester to West Wittering, West Sussex (60.8 kilometres (37.8 mi))
New River Path, 46 km (28 mi) follows the course of the New River from its source in Hertfordshire to its culmination in Islington, London
Nidderdale Way, a circular route of 85 km (53 mi), centred on Pateley Bridge in North Yorkshire [12 ]
Northumberland Coast Path, from Cresswell to Berwick-upon-Tweed, part of the North Sea Trail, a 103 km (64 mi) coastal walking route. [13 ]
North Worcestershire Path, 43 km (27 mi) from Kinver to Major's Green
Oldham Way, 64 kilometres (40 mi), circular walk around the Borough of Oldham [14 ]
Orange Way, 563 km (350 mi) from Brixham, Devon to London via Dorset, Hampshire and Berkshire [15 ]
Ouse Valley Way, 240 km (149 mi) from Syresham, Northamptonshire to King's Lynn, Norfolk via Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire
Oxford Canal Walk , 132 km (82 mi) from Oxford to Coventry
Oxford Green Belt Way, a circular route of 84 km (52 mi) around Oxford
Oxfordshire Way, Bourton-on-the-Water - Henley 104 km (65 mi)
Pathfinder March, an annual 74 km (46 mi) circular around former RAF Pathfinder Airfields in Cambridgeshire, held on the Saturday closest to Midsummers Day
Pendle Way , a 72 km (45 mi) circular starting and finishing at Barley, incorporating Pendle Hill ( Lancashire)
Pilgrims' Trail, 45 km (28 mi) from Winchester to Portsmouth
Pilgrims' Way, 192 km (119 mi) from Winchester to Canterbury, an ancient trail of which perhaps two thirds is still identifiable, much of it now incorporated into the North Downs Way National Trail
Quantock Greenway, a figure of 8 centred on Triscombe in Somerset, the northern loop is 31 km (19 mi), the southern loop 29 km (18 mi).
Reiver's Way, 242 km (150 mi) from Corbridge to Alnmouth ( Northumberland)
Ribble Way, follows the River Ribble for 114 km (71 mi) from Longton to Ribblehead
River Parrett Trail, 75 km (47 mi) along the river in Somerset and Dorset
Robin Hood Way runs 169 km (105 mi) from Nottingham to Edwinstowe
Rossendale Way , a 75 km (47 mi) circular around the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire
Royal Military Canal Path, 46 km (29 mi) along the Royal Military Canal from Pett Level, East Sussex to Seabrook, Kent
Sabrina Way, 324 km (201 mi), Hartington to Great Barrington ( Staffordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire)
Saints' Way, Padstow - Fowey 42 km (26 mi) ( Cornwall)
Samaritans Way South West , runs 160 km (100 mi) from Bristol to Lynton, but only the section from Bristol to Goathurst is waymarked
Sandlings Walk, 96 km (60 mi) from Ipswich to Southwold ( Suffolk)
Sandstone Trail, 51 km (32 mi) from Frodsham in Cheshire to Whitchurch, Shropshire
Sarum Way, Wiltshire, 51.5 km (32 mi) circular, only part of it is waymarked
Saxon Shore Way, 261 km (162 mi) from Gravesend, Kent to Hastings, East Sussex
Severn Way, Plynlimon - Bristol 360 km (224 mi)
Shakespeare's Way, 235 km (146 mi) from Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-Upon-Avon to the Globe Theatre on London's South Bank. The route opened on 19-April-2006.
Sheffield Country Walk  , a circular walk of 85 km (53 mi) which keeps as close to the City of Sheffield’s boundary as possible, starting and finishing at Eckington, Derbyshire ( Derbyshire, South Yorkshire)
Shropshire Way, 224 km (139 mi) from Shrewsbury via the Ironbridge World Heritage Site to Wem with a further 19 km (12 mi) northern spur to Grindley Brook
Six Dales Trail 38 miles across the Nidderdale AONB from Otley in West Yorkshire to Middleham in North Yorkshire
Six Shires Circuit, 331 km 206 mi - being updated - Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire & Rutland
Solent Way, 112 km (70 mi) from Christchurch, Dorset to Emsworth on the Hampshire/ West Sussex border
South Cheshire Way, 51 km (32 mi) from Grindley Brook to Mow Cop
Staffordshire Way, 147 km (91 mi) from Mow Cop to Kinver Edge
Stour Valley Path, 96 km (60 mi) from Newmarket to Manningtree, ( East Anglia)
Stour Valley Walk, 82 km (51 mi) from Lenham to Pegwell Bay ( Kent)
Stour Valley Way, 103 km (64 mi) from Stourton to Christchurch Priory ( Dorset)
St Bega's Way, 58 km (36 mi) from St Bees Priory to St Bega's, Bassenthwaite in Cumbria.
St. Cuthbert's Way, 100 km (62 mi) from Melrose to Lindisfarne (Scottish borders, Northumberland)
St. Kenelm's Trail, 100 km (62 mi) from Clent Hills, Worcestershire to Winchcombe Gloucestershire
St. Oswald's Way, 156 km (97 mi) from Lindisfarne to Heavenfield (on Hadrian's Wall), Northumberland)
St. Peter's Way, 66 km (41 mi) from Chipping Ongar, Essex to Chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall, Essex
St. Swithun's Way, 55 km (34 mi) Winchester to Farnham
Suffolk Coast Path, Felixstowe - Lowestoft 80 km
Sussex Border Path, 256 km (159 mi) from Thorney Island to Rye
Sussex Ouse Valley Way, 67.5 km (42 mi) Lower Beeding to Seaford
Swan's Way, Salcey Forest - Bledlow 104 km (65 mi) through Buckinghamshire ( Aylesbury Vale and Milton Keynes (borough))
Tarka Trail, Devon - 2 separate circles from Barnstaple totalling 288 km (179 mi)
Tas Valley Way , 40 km (25 mi) from Norwich to Attleborough ( Norfolk)
Teesdale Way, 161 km (100 mi) from Dufton to Warrenby
Test Way, Walbury Hill - Eling 70.5 km (44 mi) through Hampshire and West Berkshire
Thames Down Link, 24 km (15 mi) from Kingston upon Thames to Box Hill, Surrey
Three Castles Path, Windsor to Winchester, Hampshire, 96 km (60 mi) ( unwaymarked)
Three Forests Way , 96 km (60 mi) through Epping, Hainault and Hatfield forests on the borders of Essex and Greater London
Three Shires Way , East Anglia, Grafham Water to Salcey Forest 59.5 km (37 mi)
Trans Pennine Trail, 333 km (207 mi) from Southport, Lancashire to Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire
Trent Valley Way, 187 km (116 mi) from Trent Lock, Derbyshire, to Alkborough, Lincolnshire.
Two Castles Trail, 39 km (24 mi) from Okehampton to Launceston
Two Moors Way, Devon - Ivybridge to Lynmouth 166 km (103 mi)
Vanguard Way, 107 km (66 mi) Croydon to Newhaven
Viking Way, 235 km (146 mi) Barton-upon-Humber to Oakham ( Lincolnshire, Rutland)
Way for the Millennium, Newport, Shropshire to Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire - 65 km (40 mi)
Wayfarers Walk, 110 km (68 mi) from Walbury Hill to Emsworth ( Berkshire, Hampshire)
Wealdway, Gravesend to Eastbourne 129 km (80 mi) ( Kent, East Sussex)
Weardale Way, runs 117 km (73 mi) from Sunderland to Wearhead
Weavers Way , 90 km (56 mi) Cromer - Great Yarmouth ( Norfolk)
Wessex Ridgeway, runs 219 km (136 mi) from Marlborough to Lyme Regis
West Deane Way in the Vale of Taunton Deane, circular 72.5 km (45 mi)
West Devon Way - Okehampton to Plymouth, 58 km (36 mi)
Wey South Path - 51.5 km (32 mi) from Guildford, Surrey to Houghton Bridge, West Sussex, mainly alongside the Wey and Arun Canal
Wherryman's Way, 56 km (35 mi) following the River Yare from Norwich to Great Yarmouth ( Norfolk)
White Rose Walk, 65 km (40 mi) North Yorkshire walk, starting at the White Horse - Kilburn, and finishing at Roseberry Topping
The White Rose Way, Leeds to Scarborough 167 km (104 mi)
Wild Edric's Way, 79 km (49 mi) from Church Stretton to Ludlow - it shares much of its route with the Shropshire Way
Windermere Way, 72 km (45 mi) a circular walk around Windermere in Cumbria
Witton Weavers Way, a 51.5 km (32 mi) circular around the West Pennine Moors, Blackburn and Darwen
Worcestershire Way, 49.5 km (31 mi) from Bewdley to Malvern
Wychavon Way, Droitwich Spa to Winchcombe 67 km (42 mi) ( Worcestershire, Gloucestershire)
Wychwood Way, Oxfordshire, a circular route of 59.5 km (37 mi) in the former Royal Forest of Wychwood
Wysis Way, (mainly in Gloucestershire, 88 km (55 mi) from the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail at Monmouth to the Thames Path National Trail at Kemble
Beacons Way an east - west route of 161 km (100 mi) through the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park
Cambrian Way, an unwaymarked high level 440 km (273 mi) route from Cardiff to Conwy
Cistercian Way - 1050 km (650 mi) long, circumnavigates Wales via its Cistercian Abbeys
Clwydian Way, 243 km (151 mi), circular from Prestatyn via Llangollen, Corwen and Denbigh
Cross Britain Way, Barmouth to Boston 446 km (277 mi), one of the Macmillan Ways, crossing Wales and England
Dyfi Valley Way, 172 km (107 mi) from Aberdyfi to Ynyslas
Glyndŵr's Way 206 km (128 mi) from Knighton to Machynlleth
Landsker Borderlands Trail, a 96 km (60 mi) route in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire, centred on Whitland
Marches Way 320 km (200 mi) from Chester to Cardiff through the Welsh Marches The
Maelor Way, is a key link path, running 38 km (24 mi) from the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail at Bronygarth to the Shropshire Way, Sandstone Trail, Llangollen Canal, South Cheshire Way, and the Marches Way all at Grindley Brook near Whitchurch
Monnow Valley Walk 65 km (40 mi) from Monmouth to Hay-on-Wye following the River Monnow
Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk, 45 km (28 mi) circular walk around the Caerphilly basin in South Wales
Saint Illtyd's Walk, 103 km (64 mi) walk from the Carmarthenshire coast at Pembrey Country Park near Llanelli, ending at Margam Abbey in Margam Park
Taff Trail, 109 km (68 mi) from Brecon to Cardiff
Usk Valley Walk, 77 km (48 mi) from Caerleon to Brecon
Valeways Millennium Heritage Trail, a circular walk of 111 km (69 mi) in the Vale of Glamorgan The
Wales Coast Path, an 870 miles (1,400 km) walking route from Chepstow in the south to Queensferry in the north, following the whole of the coastline of Wales. The following sections continue to be marketed as long-distance footpaths in their own right:
Wye Valley Walk, Chepstow - Plynlimon 218 km (135 mi)
Scotland [ edit ]
Annandale Way Exploring the River Annan from source to sea.
Arran Coastal Way Around the Coastline of Arran
Ayrshire Coastal Path From Stranraer to Skelmorlie along the Ayrshire coast.
Borders Abbeys Way, 64.5 miles / 103 km; five sections
Cape Wrath Trail, runs around 300 km (186 mi) from Fort William to Cape Wrath; as the route is unwaymarked, different guides to it suggest slightly different routes. See here.
Cateran Trail, a circular 101 km (63 mi) walk centred on Blairgowrie
Central Scottish Way, 251 km (156 mi) from Milngavie to Byrness (just over the border in Northumberland, England)
Coast to Coast, 205 km (128 mi), Oban to St Andrews 128 miles, [16 ] ISBN 978-0-9526900-8-5
Cowal Way, runs 75 km (47 mi) on the Cowal Peninsula from Portavadie to Ardgartan
Clyde Walkway Meander the length of the mighty Clyde river.
The East Highland Way, runs from Fort William to Aviemore
Fife Coastal Path, 107 km (66 mi) from North Queensferry to Tayport
John Muir Way, 73 km (45 mi) from Musselburgh to Dunglass
Kintyre Way, 140 km (87 mi) from Tarbert to Dunaverty; fully waymarked. See here
Moray Coast trail, Forres to Cullen, 50 Miles See here
Rob Roy Way, Drymen to Pitlochry, 127 or 148 km (79 or 92 mi); not waymarked. See here
St. Cuthbert's Way, 100 km (62 mi) from Melrose to Lindisfarne in England
Sir Walter Scott Way from Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway to Cockburnspath, Scottish Borders
West Island Way, 48 km (30 mi) from Kilchattan Bay to Port Bannatyne on the Isle of Bute
West Highland Way, 150 km (93 mi) from Milngavie to Fort William just above Glasgow
Northern Ireland [ edit ]
European walking routes [ edit ]
European walking routes pass through the United Kingdom. They all use sections of UK long-distance paths.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]