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Hillwalking, hiking and trekking: the camping guide


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Introduction: The beginners' guide to hillwalking

Great British Walks

Everything you need to know to get started

Going for a walk or a hike in the hills can require a detailed plan. If you are newcomer to hiking or an experienced walker who just wants some advice, here are some pointers to help you on your way

Hillwalking guide  

Great British Walks

Great British Walks

10+ Best of British walks

Britain is a country blessed with excellent walks, from coastal strolls to challenging hikes. Our guide features a selection of Great British Walks you can try, including detailed route descriptions, places to eat and drink and campsites to stay overnight

Great British Walks  

Looking after walking gear

Keeping your walking boots, shoes and jackets clean is vital, but it's important to look after them correctly or you could end up doing more damage than good.

Walking gear care  

Best walking shoes and boots

Whether your adventures take you onto the hills, along low-level footpaths or simply to the nearest pub, you’ll need the right footwear.

Walking boots  

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12 of the best long distance footpaths in the UK

Great British Walking Paths

A dozen long paths to test your stamina!

Looking for a long-distance hiking trail to try out? We've selected a dozen of the best long walking routes in the UK and come up with some ideas of where to camp along them.

Long distance paths  

Campsites for walking

From short, gentle strolls to all-day hikes and rambles, these campsites make the perfect choice for a walking holiday.

Campsites for walking  

Peak District pub walk

After a day in the hills, what'sbetter than a refreshing pint or two in the pub before heading back to the campsite?

Peak District walk  

Walking country: Britain's favourite areas for walking and camping

Experience atmospheric forest trails, spectacular coastal paths and romantic heathland in the UK’s top outdoor locations. Get inspiration for your next walking holiday here.

Walking country  

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