Grantchester

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Distance: 6.7 miles (10.8 km)
Ascent: 21 metres
Grade: 26 ()
Allow: 2h 30m to 4h 15m
Start: YHA Cambridge
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
An interesting route along the river, through meadows and back along the guided busway.

Hurlstone Point

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Distance: 15.4 miles (24.8 km)
Ascent: 776 metres
Grade: 63 ()
Allow: 7h 30m to 11h
Start: YHA Minehead
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A rewarding walk through woodland, picturesque villages, open moorland with coastal views, and the town of Minehead.

Moira Furnace and Measham

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Distance: 9 miles (14.5 km)
Ascent: 180 metres
Grade: 39 ()
Allow: 3h 45m to 6h 30m
Start: YHA National Forest
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely walk through woodlands and countryside with industrial remnants.

Moira and Boothorpe

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Distance: 6.5 miles (10.5 km)
Ascent: 112 metres
Grade: 35 ()
Allow: 2h 45m to 4h 45m
Start: YHA National Forest
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely walk through the National Forest with lakes, woods and industrial history

Much Wenlock

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Distance: 16 miles (25.7 km)
Ascent: 513 metres
Grade: 58 ()
Allow: 7h 15m to 12h
Start: YHA Coalport
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
Along the picturesque River Severn to Much Wenlock, returning through Shropshire countryside.

Broseley

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Distance: 5.9 miles (9.5 km)
Ascent: 191 metres
Grade: 36 ()
Allow: 2h 45m to 4h 30m
Start: YHA Coalport
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely walk crossing the River Severn to Broseley and returning through a nature reserve.

Coalport and Ironbridge

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Distance: 4.4 miles (7.1 km)
Ascent: 76 metres
Grade: 19 ()
Allow: 1h 45m to 3h
Start: YHA Coalport
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
This walk passes through lovely countryside and highlights the industrial history of the area.

Sunnyhill and Clunton

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Distance: 10.3 miles (16.6 km)
Ascent: 640 metres
Grade: 49 ()
Allow: 5h 15m to 8h 15m
Start: YHA Clun Mill
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A hilly route through rural Shropshire’s fields and woodland.

Gardens and Parks

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Distance: 3.1 miles (5 km)
Ascent: 19 metres
Grade: 11 ()
Allow: 1h to 1h 45m
Start: YHA Cambridge
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A short walk for many, but with botanic gardens, a children’s play park and pool, punting and excellent pubs on offer, it could be a whole a day out.

City and Colleges

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Distance: 4.2 miles (6.8 km)
Ascent: 12 metres
Grade: 14 ()
Allow: 1h 30m to 1h 30m
Start: YHA Cambridge
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A great walk with historic buildings, academic institutions, museums, waterways and shopping.

Welcombe Hills

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Distance: 8.3 miles (13.4 km)
Ascent: 98 metres
Grade: 36 ()
Allow: 3h 30m to 5h 45m
Start: YHA Stratford-upon-Avon
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A walk to the Welcombe Hills Obelisk, providing views across Warwickshire.

Shakespere’s Town

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Distance: 9.5 miles (15.3 km)
Ascent: 17 metres
Grade: 37 ()
Allow: 3h 45m to 6h 30m
Start: YHA Stratford-upon-Avon
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A walk into Stratford-upon-Avon to enjoy the River Avon, Shakespeare attractions and the historic town.

Around Jordans

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Distance: 3.7 miles (6 km)
Ascent: 76 metres
Grade: 20 ()
Allow: 1h 30m to 2h 30m
Start: YHA Jordans
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A wander through the lanes and paths around Jordans.

Axbridge

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Distance: 4.6 miles (7.4 km)
Ascent: 27 metres
Grade: 18 ()
Allow: 1h 45m to 3h
Start: YHA Cheddar
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely route along an old railway line to a picturesque town and back along quiet country lanes.

Cheddar Gorge

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Distance: 4.7 miles (7.6 km)
Ascent: 357 metres
Grade: 39 ()
Allow: 2h 30m to 4h
Start: YHA Cheddar
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A stunning route around Cheddar Gorge and back through the village.

Weston

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Distance: 12.1 miles (19.5 km)
Ascent: 751 metres
Grade: 55 ()
Allow: 6h 15m to 9h 45m
Start: YHA Beer
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A challenging walk with fabulous views, diverse terrain and empty beaches which follows the South West Coast Path before passing through Devon villages on the way back to Beer.

Mawgan Porth

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Distance: 13.7 miles (22 km)
Ascent: 538 metres
Grade: 54 ()
Allow: 6h 30m to 10h 30m
Start: YHA Treyarnon
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
Along the South West Coast Path around numerous dramatic and rocky coves with clear blue and turquoise seas to Mawgan Porth.

Padstow

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Distance: 18.1 miles (29.1 km)
Ascent: 531 metres
Grade: 65 ()
Allow: 8h 15m to 13h 30m
Start: YHA Treyarnon Bay
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
This is a beautiful walk from Treyarnon Bay along the South West Coast Path to Padstow.

Moira and Donisthorpe

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Distance: 3.2 miles (5.1 km)
Ascent: 50 metres
Grade: 18 ()
Allow: 1h 45m to 2h 15m
Start: YHA National Forest
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A gentle walk through the National Forest and along the Ashby canal.

Alveston

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Distance: 2.1 miles (3.4 km)
Ascent: 8 metres
Grade: 13 ()
Allow: 45m to 1h 30m
Start: YHA Stratford-upon-Avon
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely short walk to the River Avon and around the village of Alveston.

Picton

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Distance: 4.4 miles (7.1 km)
Ascent: 28 metres
Grade: 20 ()
Allow: 1h 45m to 1h 45m
Start: YHA Chester Trafford Hall
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A gentle walk across fields and along country lanes.

Alcombe

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Distance: 2.2 miles (3.5 km)
Ascent: 125 metres
Grade: 22 ()
Allow: 1h to 1h 45m
Start: YHA Minehead
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A pleasant route across Alcombe Common and to the village.
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