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Walk up Slieve Bearnagh

The walk begins with a stroll up the Trassey Track, approaching the saddle between Slieves Bearnagh and Meelmore via Pollaphuca (hole of the fairies), the name given to the rocky path and the col to which it leads. The steep slopes of Bearnagh demand respect and stamina, but the views from the summit tors are …

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Walk up Knolls - Long Mynd Shropshire Walk

Walk up Knolls – Long Mynd

The Shropshire hills sit in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). There are 50 designated tops as well as additional surrounding one that sit in a beautiful landscape of rolling hills, river valleys, farmland and quaint villages. Knolls (457m) sits on the southern tip of the heath and moorland plateau that makes up The …

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Meelmore Ridge Circular Walk

The walk begins with a gentle climb up Ott Track to meet the Mourne Wall which crosses the peaks of Slieves Loughshannagh (612m), Meelbeg (708m) and Meelmore (687m). From Meelmore, the walk continues to the rocky ridge known as Spellack (470m) and from there makes a steep descent to meet the Mourne Way and return …

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Walk up Slieve Martin

Walk up Slieve Martin

This is a popular route because of its accessibility, handy car parking, good ground conditions and the wonderful views it offers, particularly from Cloghmore and Slieve Martin’s summit. The ascent is quite steep, but the journey to the 485m summit is short and there is little chance of taking a wrong turn. The walk would …

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Walk up Cratlieve

This Walk up Cratlieve is a varied walk using country roads, footpaths, farm tracks and mountain sheep tracks. The Dromara Hills are one of the hidden gems of the Ulster countryside, offering some of the country’s best views of the Mourne Mountains. It’s a landscape where rugged hills rub shoulders with fertile farmland and desolate …

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Walk up Mam Tor and the Great Ridge from Castleton - Peak District

Walk up Mam Tor from Castleton

Mam Tor and the Great Ridge is perhaps the single most popular walk in the Peak District and rates highly nationally, sneaking into the top ten of the UK’s 100 favourite walks. It’s a fantastic circuit, taking in the modest height of Mam Tor and the undulating Great Ridge. Mam Tor means ‘mother hill’, so-called …

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Rhossili Bay and Headland Walk

Rhossili Bay and Headland Walk

Set at the far western edge of the Gower Peninsula – Britain’s first designated Area of Outstanding Beauty, Rhossili Bay is a three mile expanse of golden sand backed by dunes and high downs bejewelled with ancient historic sites and tales of Vikings. This figure-of-eight route first follows the shore of the bay itself to …

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