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

Visitors walking on a footpath on hills near Ivinghoe Beacon in the Chiltern Hills at Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire.

Where would you like to walk?

A view from Headon Warren over the calm blue of Alum Bay with five small boats lying at anchor

Somewhere breath-taking 

We look after many places of outstanding beauty. John Constable and Alfred Wainwright have painted some of the most evocative. Enjoy a few of our favourites.

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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Bring the family and friends

Standing Stones at Avebury

Walks with stories 

Our places are full of intriguing tales and history. Discover some of them in our inspiring walks with stories.

Walkers resting as they climb Pen yr Ole Wen, Carneddau and Glyderau, Gwynedd.

Top tips for summer walking 

Whether you’re exploring ancient woodlands, dramatic clifftops or sweeping parklands, make the most of your walking adventures this summer with these top tips from our official outdoor partner, Cotswold Outdoor.

Visitors walking in the woodland at Tyntesfield, Somerset.

Cottages for peaceful walks 

We’ve chosen our top holiday cottages with relaxing walks. Set within our special places, the cottages are surrounded by calm woodlands, quaint countryside and sweeping landscapes, all of which can be reached from your doorstep.

Safeguarding nature

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