Walking

Ancient woods, dramatic clifftops, wild parklands, trails and landscaped gardens. You're spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a walk at our places

Mourne Coastal Path

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

Visitor jumping rocks on the beach at Durham Coast, County Durham

Top summer walks

There's nothing quite like taking a stroll surrounded by nature in the summer time. Enjoy a summer walk through the countryside, coast, parkland and gardens we look after. We’ve chosen some of our favourite trails full of flowers, wildlife and wonderful views.

Family walks though Trelissick parkland with dogs

Top family walks 

Stuck on where to take the family for a walk? Step into the sunshine on a winding pathway across historic landscapes or find yourself cooling down in the shade on a woodland wander. There are many places for you to explore on a walk this summer.

Find your walk

There are hundreds of walks across the country to enjoy. Explore the map and find one near you.

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Summer walking tips

We've teamed up with our official walking partner Cotswold Outdoor to pull together some tips to help you get the most out of a summer walk. From navigation to equipment, we've got everything covered. 

Want to make sure you have the right kit? Visit Cotswold Outdoor
Visitors having a rest in parkland at Attingham Park, Shropshire

Our top accessible walks 

We want everyone to be able to enjoy the countryside so here’s our pick of accessible trails along well-maintained paths and easy terrain, perfect for push chairs, wheelchairs and mobility aids.

Glanville Fritillary butterfly

Give back to nature 

More than ever before, nature has been our source of comfort during difficult times. But climate change is accelerating the decline of these green spaces. Nature gives us so much, donate today and help us protect these precious places and the wildlife that live there.

Safeguarding nature

Find out how we're helping to look after natural habitats and native species