Hiking is a fantastic way to spent your weekend exploring the country, and there are some great trials throughout the UK. Not only is hiking a great way to keep fit and healthy, but it also helps you to unwind and leave the stresses of the busy week behind you. Whether you are a casual walker or a seasoned rambler, you can take in the scenery and explore the land old fashioned way!
The help you get the most from your weekend, we have put together a list of our top 5 hiking routes. These routes vary in their degree of difficulty, length and expertise - so there is a little something for everyone..
When visiting the Lake District National Park you will find a number of walking routes planned out with some classic walks in the best loved areas of the Lake District. Whether its a Guided Walk your looking for, Navigation Courses, or detailed Routes and Maps detailing the distance, time, ascent and grade of some popular walks. The Lake District website has the information you need.
Hadrian’s Wall is a famous 84-mile footpath that follows the World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall and spans the East and West coasts along ridges, crags and past Roman settlements and forts.
If 84 miles sounds a bit daunting for the casual hiker, there are plenty of shorter walks available in the surrounding area which are suitable for all abilities. These shorter walks are no less amazing in their views.