Five great hill walks in the UK

If you love the great outdoors and you want to keep fit at the same time, then chances are that you may have been looking at hill walking  as a popular way to really get out explore some of the UK while improving your fitness at the same time.


If hill walking is something that you enjoy then chances are that you will be constantly looking for new destinations to travel on your adventures, and here are five great hill walks in the UK that await you on your next expedition!


Octavia Hill – Kent

If you are looking for a historic six mile walk then you can’t go past what Octavia Hill in Kent has to offer you. The walk takes you through much of the Kentish countryside with some picturesque views and some of the best scenery that the region has to offer. Much  of the land is National Trust Heritage Listed and is therefore incredibly well-preserved


Snowdon Horseshoe – Wales

Well-renowned for its amazing views, the Snowdon Horseshoe offers great hill walks and fantastic views of the Welsh countryside. A challenging walk it encompasses the small summit of Crib Goch and amazing views of the YR Wyddfa, not for the faint-hearted there is a fair bit of climbing involved, so make sure you are prepared before you tackle this challenge

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The Roaches – Staffordshire

Just south of the popular Peak District, The Roaches form one of the most popular landscapes in the UK. Resembling a whole host of tangled rocks, they really make a vibrant contrast against the otherwise peaceful countryside. The climb itself can be quite challenging as it tends to encompass high ridges and dark woodlands which you will have to climb through


Ian Greig [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Ian Greig [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Scafell Pike – Cumbria

At 978m, Scafell Pike stands as the highest mountain in England and it can present great views to anyone who manages to conquer it. Not a walk for the faint-hearted, this is generally an all-day task, but if you are looking for a challenge and you are looking to tackle something a little different to just a regular hill climb then you could really benefit from the challenge of this climb.


Tennyson Trail – Isle Of Wight

The Isle Of Wight is one of the UK’s most picturesque locations just by itself, but this walk really allows you to take in the best that this little island has to offer. Put the time aside to complete this – it’s around 14 miles and the terrain is generally tough, but you will be rewarded with some of the greatest landscapes in the UK and some incredibly picturesque views to go with it!

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