Chee Dale Stepping Stones

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Distance: 2.2 miles (3.5 km)
Ascent: 122 metres
Grade: 29 ()
Allow: 1h 15m to 1h 45m
Start: Millers Dale Car Park
Region:

Chee Valley Stepping Stones

This route includes part of the Monsal Trail, former railway line, and starts and finishes at the Millers Dale car park which has a lovely cafe and public toilets in the old station – with the platforms intact.  Leave the…

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.

Bishopthorpe

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Distance: 13.8 miles (22.2 km)
Ascent: 64 metres
Grade: 46 ()
Allow: 5h 30m to 9h 30m
Start: YHA York
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A great walk with river, retail, railway, racecourse, Rowntree and ramparts!

Scalby

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Distance: 5.8 miles (9.3 km)
Ascent: 98 metres
Grade: 30 ()
Allow: 2h 30m to 4h 15m
Start: YHA Scarborough
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely wander around the outskirts of Scalby village and to the coast.

Derwent Valley

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Distance: 2.9 miles (4.7 km)
Ascent: 51 metres
Grade: 21 ()
Allow: 1h 15m to 2h
Start: YHA Hathersage
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely walk along the River Derwent

White Edge and Froggatt Edge

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Distance: 13.5 miles (21.7 km)
Ascent: 517 metres
Grade: 64 ()
Allow: 6h 15m to 9h 15m
Start: YHA Hathersage
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A great walk featuring popular gritstone edges of the Peak District and retuning through lowland meadows along the River Derwent.

Swanborough Hill and Lewes

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Distance: 12.6 miles (20.3 km)
Ascent: 322 metres
Grade: 49 ()
Allow: 5h 30m to 9h 15m
Start: YHA South Downs
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A varied route with stunning views from the South Downs Way before passing through historic Lewes and then back alongside the peaceful Ouse.

Rodmell

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Distance: 3.9 miles (6.3 km)
Ascent: 57 metres
Grade: 18 ()
Allow: 1h 30m to 2h 30m
Start: YHA South Downs
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A gentle walk along the Ouse and through Sussex villages.

Firle Beacon, Cuckmere Haven

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Distance: 20.3 miles (32.7 km)
Ascent: 405 metres
Grade: 72 ()
Allow: 8h 45m to 14h -1m
Start: YHA South Downs
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A stunning long route with amazing views, beautiful rivers, coast path and interesting towns.

Goodrich Castle

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Distance: 6.1 miles (9.8 km)
Ascent: 218 metres
Grade: 32 ()
Allow: 2h 45m to 4h 30m
Start: YHA Wye Valley
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely walk to take in the view from Coppet Hill, then on to Goodrich Castle and returning along the River Wye.

Symonds Yat Rock



Distance: 5 miles (8 km)
Ascent: 52 metres
Grade: 20 ()
Allow: 2h to 3h 30m
Start: YHA Wye Valley
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
The route passes through the Wye Valley alongside the River Wye and provides a great view of Symonds Yat Rock.

Bradford Dale

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Distance: 1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Ascent: 44 metres
Grade: 15 ()
Allow: 30m to 45m
Start: YHA Youlgreave
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A walk through the timeless Peak District village of Youlgreave and along picturesque Bradford Dale.

Dovedale

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Distance: 2.9 miles (4.7 km)
Ascent: 78 metres
Grade: 19 ()
Allow: 1h 15m to 2h
Start: YHA Ilam Hall
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A wander through the White Peak countryside to a stunning riverside stroll.

Manifold Valley and Blore

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Distance: 6.3 miles (10.1 km)
Ascent: 270 metres
Grade: 38 ()
Allow: 3h to 4h 45m
Start: YHA Ilam Hall
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely walk through parkland, farmland and alongside the river with panoramic views of the southern Peak District.

Teesdale



Distance: 8.4 miles (13.5 km)
Ascent: 297 metres
Grade: 49 ()
Allow: 3h 45m to 6h 15m
Start: YHA Langdon Beck
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely walk over Cronkley Fell and back along the River Tees.

The Dale

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Distance: 2.6 miles (4.2 km)
Ascent: 78 metres
Grade: 22 ()
Allow: 1h to 1h 45m
Start: YHA Langdon Beck
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely route taking in a section of the Pennine Way along the River Tees.

Yarmouth

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Distance: 11.3 miles (18.2 km)
Ascent: 250 metres
Grade: 46 ()
Allow: 5h to 8h 15m
Start: YHA Totland Bay
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A great day walk exploring West Wight.
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