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Rise to the challenge on your next autumn walk

Rise to the challenge on your next autumn walk

If you're a walker who likes to test your endurance, these trails across stunning terrains are for you. From the summit climb of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales to the 10.5 mile route along Hadrian's Wall, they'll push you that bit harder and further. Be ambitious when you go for a Great British Walk.

Walking tips

Get some advice on the right kit for your walking adventure from our partner, Cotswold Outdoor. Especially if you're attempting one of our more ambitious walks. They know what they're talking about and have lots of stores near our places.

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Nostell Priory, near Wakefield © Kev Cook

Nostell Priory, near Wakefield

'I love to walk around the lakes at Nostell Priory, with my missis, then finish with a latte and a cake.' - Kev Cook

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The coastal path near Land's End © Emelda Gaze

The coastal path near Land's End

'I think our favourite walk so far this year has been walking the coast path around Land’s End. Magic.' - Emelda Gaze

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Rhossili Bay, South Gower Coast © John Robbins

Rhossili Bay, South Gower Coast

'This is by far and away my favourite place to walk, I mean, look at that view!' - John Robbins

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Chapel Porth, St Agnes in Cornwall © Caroline Cragie

Chapel Porth, St Agnes in Cornwall

'I just love to walk anywhere on the Cornish South West Coast path my mum and I are in the process walking the whole path (the second time round for my mum) but I do love the Chapel Porth/St Agnes section...especially being able to stop in at the National Trust cafe for a hot chocolate on chilly autumn days!' - Caroline Craigie

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Langdale in the Lake District © Lily Chan

Langdale in the Lake District

'Great Langdale is simply one of my favorites, obviously there are many and many more. Feel grateful living in this beautiful country and glad the National Trust is playing a great role in it. Thank you.' - Lily Chan

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Dyrham Park, near Bath © Elizabeth Cooksey

Dyrham Park, near Bath

'My favourite walk is around Dyrham Park nr Bath. Lovely to see the fallow deer and the gardens are superb, a wonderful place.' - Elizabeth Cooksey

Celebrate the coast

We look after more than 775 miles of coastline and want to ensure we can all enjoy walking it for many years to come. Read our coastal poem for the nation created by Dr John Cooper Clarke and be inspired on your next seaside walk.

For avid walkers

  • Two-day hikes

    Walk through some of our National Parks over two days - Exmoor, the Lakes and Snowdonia beckon.

  • Green hills to hike

    Head off the beaten track to climb landmarks like Roseberry Topping and White Horse Hill.

  • Mountain safety

    The mountains of Wales can sometimes be wild and remote places, make sure you're safe on them.

Autumn colours

From ancient trees to dazzling displays of colour, wildlife watching and nearby cafés, here's our selection of where to walk to catch the glories of autumn.