Walks of Central England

Staffordshire Way
Following the Staffordshire Way in Central England

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Walk Miles Description
Cresswell Crags 2.6 Through woodland to a magnificent limestone gorge.
Linacre Reservoirs and Old Brampton 3.4 A short walk through quite woodlands fringing three reservoirs.
West Wycombe, Hearnton Wood and Great Cockshoots Wood 3.5 Through beautiful countryside in an area with a colourful past.
South Hinksey and Happy Valley 3.6 A walk through a nature reserve in a deeply incisded gorge.
Mickleton, Hidcote Boyce, Hidcote Manor and Kiftsgate Court 3.7 A walk via Cotswold villages to beautiful gardens.
Deene Park and Kirby Hall 3.8 A walk featuring stately homes and formal gardens.
Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood 3.9 From a deer park to one of the finest viewpoints in Leicestershire.
Foxton Locks, Grand Union Canal and Foxton 3.9 Along the towpath, a canalside walk in Leicestershire.
Beeston Castle, Sandstone Trail and Shropshire Union Canal 4.1 A leisurely walk along fields, trails and towpath.
Checkley, Mordiford and Backbury Hill 4.3 Into the steps of the Dragon, through Herefordshire countryside rich in wildlife and legend.
British Camp and Herefordshire Beacon 5.0 Through the Malvern Hills to an Iron Age fort.
Cromford Canal and Lea Bridge 5.0 A pleasant and varied walk through the cradle of the industrial revolution.
Hockley Heath, Packwood House and Lapworth 5.6 A stroll among quiet lanes, woodlands and hedgerows.
Edwinstowe and Sherwood Forest 5.8 Sherwood Forest, a woodland and river walk in the heart of Robin Hood country.
Redmarley D'Abitot and the Leadon Valley 5.9 Dick Whittington's birthplace to a tiny gorge and vineyard.
Goodrich Castle, Coppet Hill and River Wye 6.0 From impressive castle ruins to a magnificent river gorge.
Oundle, River Nene and Barnwell Country Park 6.3 Follow a quiet flowing river from a Georgian market town.
Winchcombe and Belas Knap 6.6 A scenic walk from a saxon village along the Cotswold Way.
Little Missenden and Holmer Green 6.7 Along ancient lanes, through water meadows and old settlements.
Stevington Countryside Walk 6.1 To the windmill, from a peaceful Bedfordshire village to a mill in the surrounding fields.
Burrough Hill and Little Dalby 6.9 From an iron age hillfort, over hills and vales, to a quiet hamlet.
Avening and Nailsworth 7.7 Through Cotswold villages once at the heart of the wool trade.
Stonor Park, Turville, Fingest, Skirmett and Great Wood 9.0 An exhilarating walk off the beaten track in the Chiltern Hills.
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