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.

Family walking dogs

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

We're starting to open some gardens and parklands in England and Northern Ireland at reduced capacity, through advance bookings every week. Most places up to 8 June have now reached capacity. New tickets are released every Friday and we'll continue to add new places over the coming weeks. More than 200 coast and countryside car parks are now open. All houses remain closed for now and all places in Wales remain closed following Welsh Government advice. Read this article to find out what's open 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

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.

Visitors walking in Morden Hall Park, London, in the winter. Morden Hall Park is a serene oasis in the heart of suburban 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.