There are loads of beautiful places across the country waiting for you and your running shoes to arrive. From gentle lakeside runs, to coastal paths, to routes through rolling meadows, there’s an outdoor gym for everyone. So if you're looking for a new way to stay in shape, the places we care for make the perfect backdrop. Take a look at our shortlist of fantastic running routes for beginners.
There's something for runners of all levels at Castle Ward, as well as loughs, a 15th century castle and stunning scenery to keep you going.
On or off road, Clumber Park has plenty of different routes and is the perfect place to give running a go.
An exhilarating trail run around the Malham Tarn Estate, along grassy tracks and open moorland, and through spectacular scenery.
Be inspired to run in the heart of Constable country, taking in the famous scenery at Flatford.
Run through the winding paths and open spaces of Gibside. And if you need a bit of encouragement, join one of our free friendly runs to get you started.
Whether it's the flat lakeshore or the rugged hills, there are plenty of places to run in Grasmere, whatever your experience.
Run through ancient woods and heaths in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and maybe pop into the café when you've finished.
Killerton Park has 60 miles of footpaths to run on and a weekly parkrun open to all abilities. What are you waiting for?
Join us to illuminate Nostell’s night sky. Night Run is back at Nostell in 2019. Night Run is a national series of night-time trail running events, held in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor.
Five kilometres of flat, solid paths make Stackpole an ideal place for beginners to run. There are beautiful views and wildlife to take your mind off it.
This is a one mile circular route starting and finishing at Peppercombe, taking in wooded valleys and quiet tracks.
Experience, escape, enjoy - it's easy to make the most of being outdoors with us.
There are plenty of running trails at the special places we look after in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. So lace up your trainers and go for a run with a view to remember. The treadmill just can't compete.