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Walking in the Midlands

A group of Muslim hikers on the Ramadan Hike at Ilam Park, Derbyshire
A group of Muslim hikers on the Ramadan Hike at Ilam Park, Derbyshire | © National Trust Images/Paul Harris

From tranquil woodlands and open countryside to picturesque peaks with a view, there are plenty of places in the Midlands where you can enjoy gentle strolls and invigorating hikes in nature. Find your next local walk here.

Short strolls to long hikes, circular walks or relaxing rambles we've got a walk to suit you across the spectacular and varied terrain of the Midlands.

Walking in the Peak District and Derbyshire
Discover spectacular views on gentle strolls alongside tumbling streams or take on the challenges of the hills and valleys.Explore the Peaks and Derbyshire
Walks in Herefordshire and Worcestershire
The places we care for in Herefordshire and Worcestershire have some great walks and trails for you to try.Discover Herefordshire on Worcestershire on foot
Walking in Shropshire and Staffordshire
The places we care for in Staffordshire and Shropshire have some spectacular scenery and walks for all abilities.Shropshire and Staffordshire walks
View of Long Mynd from Haddon Hill at Carding Mill Valley, Shropshire
View of Long Mynd from Haddon Hill at Carding Mill Valley | © National Trust Images/PJ Howsam
Walks in Warwickshire
Get out and explore with a Warwickshire walk. With miles of routes across the parklands and countryside in our care, you'll be spoiled for choice.Explore Warwickshire
Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire walks
Explore the great outdoors on one of these great walks at the places we care for in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.Discover Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire
Small girl running between conical topiary hedges in the Cherry Garden at Ham House

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