Downloadable walks near London

Fancy escaping from the big city? Then try our walking trails that are either in, or easy to get to from London.

Adults and two children taking an autumn walk amongst the trees

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

You'll find lots of places open now - over 40 houses, 135 gardens and parks, and hundreds of coastal and countryside sites. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Read this article to find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.

Visitor admiring the ruins of St Mary's Priory at Ankerwycke, Surrey

The Park circular walk at Ankerwycke, Runnymede

A very leisurely stroll through the park at Ankerwycke on gentle terrain. Perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Ham House meadow

Ham House from Richmond walk

Featuring iconic views, the circular route leads you from the urban bustle of Richmond town centre along the rural riverside walk of the Thames Path.

Wooden footbridge across the River Wandle in Morden Hall Park, London.

An oasis in suburbia - Morden Hall Park walk

Take an easy stroll through this historic parkland, created by the Hatfeild family in the 19th century, and experience inspiring surroundings. Great for all the family and pushchair friendly too.

Visitors walking up the steps leading to the Kennedy Memorial, Runnymede, Surrey

Egham to Runnymede countryside circular walk

Wander through ancient woodlands, secretive wetlands and wildflower meadows that are home to the birthplace of the Magna Carta.

The Heathland at Simons Wood, Finchampstead Ridges, Surrey

Simon's Wood centenary walk at Finchampstead Ridges

Explore Simon's Wood wet woodland and lowland heath habitats, providing an increasingly rare habitat for many birds and invertebrates. An easy level walk great for little legs.

View over Petersham Meadow from Richmond Hill

Richmond Station to Ham House historic scenic walk

Leave the car at home and instead enjoy the walk from the station to Ham House taking in some of the most beautiful urban greens in England along the way.