Welcome to Mud and Routes

Here on Mud and Routes we have 100s of UK hill walking and scrambling routes as well as low level and easier walks for all abilities. We also publish outdoor gear reviews and articles.

New to Mud and Routes? Register here for great member benefits (totally free!) and then clamber over to our walking forums and introduce yourselves. We can even point you in the right direction if you're looking for a specific walk or advice.

We have more free walking routes in Snowdonia and North Wales than anywhere else, as well as walks in the Lake District, Llyn PeninsulaBrecon Beacons, Peak District and beyond.

Start HERE to find walks by area, or search for a walk here. If you're not sure of your skills, then we've got outdoor skills tutorials and articles to make sure you enjoy the great outdoors responsibly and safely.

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NOTE - any NEW Content on Mud and Routes does not mean our writers have been out hiking the hills during a lock-down! All new content during this time will be write-ups of walks completed prior to the lock-down.

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Sharp Edge Scramble up Blencathra

How Well Do You Know The Lake District – Quiz 1 4/5 (3)

Think you know the Lake District? Take our quiz to find out.  If these are too easy for you, we’re sure we can make the next one tougher! Now remember to share this page on social media with your score. Screenshot it if people won’t believe you!

Walk up The Lawley No ratings yet.

The Lawley is a beautiful hill that lies North East of the more trodden and popular Long Mynd range in the Shropshire Hills AONB (Area of Outstaning Natural Beauty). Its sleek and beautiful crested shape can be fully appreciated from its neighbouring hill Caer Caradoc, a smooth spined and long peak that although fairly small, …

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