Car free walks
We have teamed up with the Car Free Walks website to bring you a range of walks through beautiful National Trust countryside.
Car Free Walks encourage you to explore the countryside without using your car. If you love walking and want to reduce your impact on the environment, then these are the walks for you. The web walking routes are free and easy to use, just follow the links below to discover a car free walk near you.
East of England
Blakeney Point on the Norfolk Coast - along one of the finest sections of the north Norfolk coast.
Norfolk Coast, Burnham Deepdale to Hunstanton -experience the east coast of Norfolk's wide open skies.
Sheringham - a gentle stroll around the village of Sheringham.
London and South East
Coombe Hill - bring a kite with you on this short walk to Coombe Hill.
Devil's Dyke to Stranmer Park - explore Devil's Dyke and Ditchling Beacon.
The Seven Sisters from Berwick via Alfriston - take in rivers, beaches, chalk hills, forests and quaint villages.
Seven Sisters - a hilly but scenic walk with excellent transport links.
Eastbourne to Seven Sisters - discover the South Coast favourites of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters.
South Downs from Alfriston to Glynde - take in the Cuckmere River, sea views along the South Downs and two Downland villages.
Ashdown Forset - see the Pooh Sticks Bridge, the home of Winnie-the-Pooh.
East Sussex Coast - stoll along the cliff-tops with views of Cuckmere Haven and the Seven Sisters.
Westleton to Dunwich - a coastal walk from Westleton to the shingle beach at Dunwich and the wildlife-rich Dunwich Heath.
Surrey Hills - beautiful views across the Weald to the South Downs beyond.
Box Hill - gentle walk with great views from Box Hill.
North Downs - views across Surrey and the South Downs, good railway links.
Steyning and Cissbury Ring - a pretty walk across the quieter section of the South Downs.
Goring-by-Sea to Amberley - explore valleys and woodland of the South Downs, complete with a classic Sussex village.
St Catherine's Lighthouse, Niton - a gentle walk to the 19th-century lighthouse on the Isle of Wight's most southerly point.
Edale to Hope via Kinder and Alport Castles - a strenuous walk across a variety of terrain, starting at Edale station and ending at Hope station.
Standage Edge, Carl Wark and Higger Tor - a pleasant walk along moorland and farmland paths.
Padley Gorge and Longshaw Estate - explore the gorge and surrounding ancient oak woodland.
Ladybower from Bramford via High Neb - a varied walk through the natural and man-made.
Across the divide: Hope to Edale - traverses border land between the White Peak and Dark Peak.
Kinder Scout from Edale - high level walk taking in two rivers and Kinder Scout.
Mam Tor - interesting landscapes and remains of Bronze and Iron Age forts.
The Northern Edge of Kinder Scout - explore the wild moorland of Kinder Scout.
Stanton Moor and the Nine Ladies - discover prehistoric burial mounds and the Bronze Age Nine Ladies Stone Circle.
Dovedale - enjoy the River Dove, limestone rocks and woodland.
Wenlock Edge - wildlife-rich woodland and a limestone escarpment stretching for 16 miles.
The Long Mynd - discover Shropshire's best known hill.
The Sandstone Trail - a three-day-long family walk following a sandstone ridge to rocky outcrops, woodlands, castles and historic churches.
The Gritstone Trail - a scenic three-day walk taking in the Cheshire countryside.
The Coledale Horseshoe - this walk takes in the horseshoe of peaks sitting around Coledale Beck.
High Seat and Ullscarf - enjoy a days walk through the heart of the Lakes.
Glaramara from Seatoller - one of the finest walks in the western fells, taking you over Rosthwaite Fell to Glaramara.
Buttermere to Seatoller - a full-day mountain walk starting in Buttermere.
Skiddaw, Keswick - a full-day hike, exploring some of the surrounding hills along the way.
Blencathra fell - an easy hill walk for families or, for more of a challenge, a classic scramble on Sharp Edge.
An Old Man's stroll from Coniston - an energetic walk taking in one of the Lake's finest Summits.
Fairfield Horseshoe from Ambleside - high-level walk around Fairfield Horseshoe.
Troutbeck valley - a two-day walk exploring the scenic Troutbeck valley
Esdale Tarn - discover a waterfall on this short, family walk.
Helm Crag and the Lion and the Lamb - explore the 'Lion and the Lamb' rock formations on the summit of Helm Crag.
The Ill Bell Ridge and High Street - linear, full-day mountain walk from Troutbeck to Ullswater.
St Sunday Crag and Hartsop Over How - great views of Ullswater and Windermere.
Wansfell - scenic linear walk taking in a waterfall, hills and a river.
Kendal - discover the sights of Cunswick Scar and Scout Scar.
Castle Crag and Dalton's Cave - family walk exploring caves, Castle Crag and Derwent Water.
The Newslands Round - a well-known Lakeland horseshoe ridge over Catbells, High Spy and Robinson.
YHA Penzance to Trengwainton Gardens - countryside walk to the National Trust's Trengwainton Gardens.
Looe to Polperro along the Coast Path - popular walk taking you to Polperro village.
Around the Loe - starting in Helston, you'll then head along the banks of The Loe before picking up the South West Coast Path to Porthleven.
Tintagel coastline - from the coastal village of Boscastle to the headlands and cliffs of Tintagel.
Brown Willy and Bodmin Moor from Camelford - a walk through the wild moors of Bodmin, to Cornwall's highest point; Brown Willy.
St Michael's Way - cross-country route from St Ives to Marazion, taking in St Michael's Mount.
The Jurassic Coast from Sidmouth to Seaton - linear, full-day walk along the South West Coast Path.
Exmoor's extraordinary coastline - full-day walk starting in Combe Martin and finishing in Lynton.
Exmoor's extraordinary coastline part II - this picks up where the walk above left off - at Lynton - and continues to Porlock.
North Devon Coast - invigorating coastal walk exploring cliff tops and sandy beaches.
The Teign Valley - a wildlife-rich wooded Dartmoor river valley with views across the high moor.
Corfe Castle to Studland Bay - start off from Corfe Castle then follow the Purbeck Hills to Studland Bay.
Swanage to Worth Matravers - head out from Swanage seafront, onto the cliffs around Durlstin Head and then onto Worth Matravers.
Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove - scenic walk past two of England's most famous coastal features.
Chesil Beach - great views of this pebble beach from the South West Coast Path.
Cheddar Gorge - a good place to get a taste of the great walking in the Mendips.
Dunkery Beacon - heather, moorland, woodland and wildlife.
Glastonbury Tor - a short walk to the Tor with far-reaching views.
Avebury - a peaceful walk amongst the prehistoric stone circle.
Avebury: the Pewsey Downs - ancient stone circles, chalk downlands and a White Horse.
Llyn Crafnant - escape the crowds on this hike through the low hills and fells of Snowdonia.
Porth Dinllaen - Snowdonia's peaks form the backdrop for this half-day coastal walk.
Beaumaris - lots to see including a castle, restored magistrates' court, a jail and boat rides up the Menai Straight and around Puffin Island.
Y Garn and the Devil's Kitchen - challenging high-level mountain walk taking in the remains of an Ice Age waterfall.
The Glyders - scenic walk exploring five rugged mountain peaks.
Beddgelert - discover old copper mines, disused railway tunnels and Aberglaslyn Gorge.
Cader Idris from Dolgellau - two-day walk over rocky edges, steep cliffs and gentle hills.
Carneddau - strenuous mountain walk through rugged terrain, climbing Carnedd Dafydd and Carnedd Llewelyn.
Manorbier to Tenby - half-day linear route takes you past Manorbier Castle and Lydstep Haven.
St David's - coastal walk starting and finishing in Britain's smallest city, St David's.
Y Fal - the Sugar Loaf - views over Abergavenny and the Black Mountains, from the summit of Y Fal.
Sugar Plum Fairy - enjoy the quieter routes around Sugar Loaf, known locally as Y Fal.
Central Beacons, including Fan y Big - explore Blaen-y-glyn, Craig y Fan Ddu, Fan y Big, the Upper Neuadd Reservoir and Taf Fechan Forest.
The Brecon Beacons - take in the four peaks of Corn Du, Pen y Fan, Cribyn and Fan y Big.
Rhossili Bay and the Gower coastline - two-day ramble amidst the stunning coastal scenery of the Gower Peninsula.