Circular walks in the Midlands

Although many of us would love to head out into the wilds of the countryside without looking back, logistics can get in the way. But rather than retracing your steps back to the car, why not choose one of our many circular routes throughout the Midlands?

Croome walking over bridge

Walks at Croome

Would you like to explore more of our acres of parkland? Download one of our many walks to help you discover somewhere new including woodlands, follies and wide open spaces with far reaching views.

Autumnal fungi at National Trust Calke Abbey in Derbyshire

Calke Park wildlife walk

Enjoy this peaceful walk around Calke Park and take in the rich, varied landscape and wildlife of the parkland and gardens.

Almost dry bed of the Manifold River running through Hinkley Wood

Ilam Park to Wetton Circular Walk

A challenging circular 10 mile walk starting at Ilam Park, taking in far reaching views across the limestone hills of the White Peak. Plan your walk before you leave home, so that your visit is one that is enjoyable and kind to the landscape at the same time.

a view of the wilder side of kedleston, the wilderness walk

Take a walk on the wild side, Kedleston's Wilderness Walk

Take the path less trodden and explore Kedleston's Wilderness. With our new series of downloadable podcasts you can learn all about the amazing ecology this quiet corner of the parkland has to offer. Or simply search for the birds and beasties that call the wilderness home!

couple looking at view through binoculars

The Shenington Round from Upton House

Arable ambling in Warwickshire's winter countryside, with the opportunity to stop off at a village pub along the way.

Beautiful views across the countryside

Baddesley Clinton Heart of England Way countryside walk

A meandering walk that takes you through the rolling hills of Warwickshire, look out for the wildlife around Baddesley.