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UK Walking Locations – The Cairngorm National Park

UK Walking Locations - The Cairngorm National Park

The Cairngorm National Park is the UK’s largest National Park and not only contains a large mountain range that offers fantastic hiking, but also some serious variations given that there is over two-thousand square miles of countryside to explore. The National Park was formed in 2003 and in the past only covered the counties of …

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UK Walking Locations – The South Downs National Park

UK Walking Locations - The South Downs National Park

The South Downs National Park is one of the UK’s smallest National Parks in southern England and offer walkers and hikers around two hundred miles squared of grassland to explore. The Park has only recently been classified as a National Park given that until recently the area has been used by farmers to grow cattle. …

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UK Walking Locations – The Peak District National Park

UK Walking Locations - The Peak District National Park

The Peak District is a fantastic National Park that was set up in 1951 and is located a short distance away from Manchester in the North of England. With it’s close proximity to Manchester and the surrounding areas, it attracts millions of walkers each year to the area to see what the park has to …

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UK Walking Locations – The Brecon Beacons National Park

UK Walking Locations - The Brecon Beacons National Park

The Brecon Beacons National Park is one of the best National Parks in the UK and offer walkers the opportunity to cover some real distance whilst at the same time seeing some fantastic view and countryside.This area offers walkers the opportunity test themselves against everything from easy flat paths to the most difficult and steep …

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Worldwide Walking Locations – The Alps

Worldwide Walking Locations - The Alps

If you’re fed up with walking in the UK and want to hike abroad, there is no better place than looking at The Alps and it’s extensive mountain range across Europe. The area covers approximately 750 Miles of mountains and land across eight Alpine countries from Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia, and Switzerland. …

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UK Walking Locations – Exmoor National Park

UK Walking Locations - Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park is one of the best flat land National Park in the South West of England and lies in between the counties of West Somerset and North Devon and includes not only amazing countryside but also given that the National Park stretches down to the coast, the area contains a coastal section as …

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UK Walking Locations – The New Forest National Park

UK Walking Locations - The New Forest National Park

The New Forest offers walkers and hikers the opportunity for day-walks in one of the best locations the South of England has to offer. The New Forest became a National Park in 2005 and contains around two-hundred square miles of land for walking and cycling given that motor vehicles such as cars are not allowed …

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