Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in the British Isles

Derwent Water Circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Aug
Region/PlaceCumbria, Lake District NPCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)26Height gain (m)350Route findingEasy
RouteDerwent Water circuit with extension to Watendlath Tarn
NotesA satisfying day walk around Derwent Water passing excellent viewpoints of the lake above Walla Crag, and leading up the tranquil Borrowdale to Watendlath Tarn
Derwent Water and mountains to S from Castlehead Wood, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC278

Cat Bells (L), High Stile (Far M), Derwent Fells and Crag Hill (R) above Derwent Water from Castlehead Wood, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC280

Cat Bells (L), High Crag and High Stile (M) above Derwent Water from Castlehead Wood, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC282

Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite Lake (R) from above Walla Crag, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC283

Path above Walla Crag leading S, Derwent Water, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC284

Watendlath Tarn, nr Derwent Water, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC285

Great Crag above Watendlath Tarn, nr Derwent Water, Derwentwater and Borrowdale (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 29-Aug-00, AC287

 
Hellvellyn Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHillsDateLate Aug
Region/PlaceCumbria, Lake District NPCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m)600Route findingEasy
RouteHellvellyn summit from Glenridding via Striding Edge
NotesA classic Lake District walk leading up one of the most impressive peaks along a narrow ridge with excellent views back to Glenridding and Ullswater
Glenridding from Miresbeck, Ullswater, Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 28-Aug-00, AC268

Ullswater and Glenridding from Birkhouse Moor, Helvellyn from Glenridding via Striding Edge (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 28-Aug-00, AC269

Striding Edge leading to Helvellyn, Helvellyn from Glenridding via Striding Edge (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 28-Aug-00, AC270

Howe Grain leading to The Nab from Hallin Fell, Ullswater, Helvellyn from Glenridding via Striding Edge (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 28-Aug-00, AC272

Boredale from Hallin Fell, Ullswater, Helvellyn from Glenridding via Striding Edge (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 28-Aug-00, AC271

Southern end of Ullswater from Hallin Fell, Helvellyn from Glenridding via Striding Edge (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 28-Aug-00, AC274

  
Ullswater Circuit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateLate Aug
Region/PlaceCumbria, Lake District NPCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)31Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteUllswater Circuit
NotesUllswater is perfect for a very scenic circuit walk in a long day, with many options to walk further, such as up into Borrowdale. Balcony paths provide splendid views along the lake. The moody weather here often lends even more drama to the already dramatic green hillsides and dark, treeless mountains
Hallin Fell above Ullswater from Pooley Bridge, Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 26-Aug-00, AC253

Path from Bennethead to Swinburn's Park and Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC255

Hallin Fell (L) and High Dodd (R) above Ullswater from Swinburn's Park, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC256

Sandwick and Boredale (R) from Swinburn's Park, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC257

Path through Gowbarrow Park near Aira Force, leading to Patterdale, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC261

Glenridding and Patterdale from Gowbarrow Park, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC263

Road from Swanwick to Howtown, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC265

Howe Grain area, Ullswater, Ullswater Circuit (T), Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 27-Aug-00, AC266

Ullswater from flanks of Barton Fell, Lake District NP, Cumbria, England, 28-Aug-00, AC267

   
Malham Cove / Goredale Scar Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, KarstDateLate Apr/Jun
Region/PlaceNorth Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales NPCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)350Route findingEasy
RouteMalham - Goredale Scar - Malham Tarn - Malham Cove - Malham
NotesOne of the best day-walks in England, leading though dramatic limestone cliffs and gorges as well as flat moorland
Road from Malham to Goredale Scar, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah172

Road from Malham to Goredale Scar, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah173

Path to Goredale Scar, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah174

Goredale Scar, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah175

Dry Valley above Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah180

Limestone pavement above Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 21-Jun-02, ah181

Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 29-Apr-00, AC86

Path leading to Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 30-Apr-00, AC92

Fields near Malham, Yorkshire Dales NP, North Yorkshire, England, 30-Apr-00, AC93

   
Durdle Door / Lulworth Cove Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCoast / Beach, Cliffs / Rock outcropsDateLate Aug
Region/PlaceDorsetCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)250Route findingEasy
NotesDramatic white cliffs plunge down to pebbly coves and beaches in this scenic area on England's southern coast.
Cliffs leading down to boats in Mupe Bay, near Lulworth Cove, Dorset, England, 29-Aug-99, AA34

Mupe Bay, nr Lulworth Cove, Dorset, England, 29-Aug-99, AA35

Mupe Bay, nr Lulworth Cove, Dorset, England, 29-Aug-99, AA36

View to E from Mupe Bay, Dorset, England, 29-Aug-99, AA37

View W from Durdle Door with Swyre Head, Dorset, England, 29-Aug-99, AA39

   
Thames Path Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Lakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Jul
Region/PlaceLondonCountryEngland  
Dist (kms)10-30Height gain (m)50Route findingEasy
RouteNot many mountains or deserts, but a very pleasant walk along the banks of the Thames from Central London out to Greenwich and further to the Millenium Dome or Docklands if you want. The path gives a flavour of the many different sides to London, from the spendour of St Pauls to the rejuvinated post-industrial docklands area towards Greenwich. It's also an interesting walk going out west from central London to Kingston, or further to Windsor
NotesNot many mountains or deserts, but a very pleasant walk along the banks of the Thames from Central London out to Greenwich and further to the Millenium Dome or Docklands if you want. The path gives a flavour of the many different sides to London, from the spendour of St Pauls to the rejuvinated post-industrial docklands area towards Greenwich. It's also an interesting walk going out west from central London to Kingston, or further to Windsor
Millenium Dome, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC240

Canary Wharf from nr Greenwich, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC242

Dockside in Bermondsey, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC243

Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC246

Millenium Bridge and St Pauls, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC248

The Thames and St Pauls from Waterloo Bridge, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC251

St Pauls, The City and Blackfriars Bridge from OXO Tower, South Bank, Thames Path (T), London, England, 15-Jul-00, AC250

Blackfriars Bridge, London, England, 2-Jan-98, TE29

Burren - Green Road Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainFarmland / Villages / UrbanDateLate May
Region/PlaceClare, The BurrenCountryIreland  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteBallinalacken Castle, Caher River (Green Road)
NotesA walk though the heart of the Burren.
Brandon Mountain Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHillsDateLate May
Region/PlaceKerry, Dingle PeninsulaCountryIreland  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)1200Route findingEasy
RouteCloghane, Faha, Brandon Mtn (952), Masatiompan (762), Dingle Way to east, Cappagh, Cloghane
NotesTextbook glacial features and good views from the summit.
Eastern spur of Brandon Mtn, Dingle Peninsula in distance, Brandon Mountain summit (T), Dingle Peninsula, Kerry, Ireland, 28-May-98, ER29

   
Twelve Bins Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1 (One way)TerrainHillsDateEarly Jun
Region/PlaceMayo, Connemara NPCountryIreland  
Dist (kms)15.5Height gain (m)1500Route findingModerate
RoutePollacappul Lough, Benbaun (477), Benbrack (582), Muckanaght (654), Luggatarriff (638), Benbaun (729), Benbreen (691), Ben Lettery YH
NotesA roller-coaster ride up and down some of the 12 Bins.
Giant's Causeway / Benbane Head Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCoast / Beach, Cliffs / Rock outcropsDateLate Jun
Region/PlaceAntrimCountryNorthern Ireland  
Dist (kms)17Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteDunseverick Castle, Chimney Tops, Giant's Causeway, Dunseverick Castle
NotesThe coast to the East of the Giant's Causeway is also worth exploring
Giants' Causeway, Antrim, Northern Ireland, 18-Jun-93, C317

Giants' Causeway, Giant's Causeway Coast, Antrim, Northern Ireland, 1-Jan-93, C285

  
Slieve Binnian / Annalong Valley Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceDown, Mourne MtnsCountryNorthern Ireland  
Dist (kms)11Height gain (m)900Route findingEasy
RouteCarrick Little (210), Slieve Binnian - summit (747), Slieve Binnian - North Tor (679), Slievelamagan (704), nr Cove Lough (480), Annalong Valley, Carrick Little (210)
NotesFine views over the Silent Valley and Ben Crom Reservoirs and into the central region of the Mournes.
Granite tors near summit of Slieve Binnian, with Slieve Donnard (R) and Slieve Commedagh (L) in distance, Mourne Mountains, Down, Northern Ireland, 14-Sep-99, AA50

Slievelamagan from Annalong Forest, Mourne Mountains, Down, Northern Ireland, 14-Sep-99, AA51

Fields to south of Mourne Mountains, with sea mist over Irish Sea, Down, Northern Ireland, 14-Sep-99, AA47

 
An Teallach Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceHighland, Dundonnell RegionCountryScotland  
Dist (kms)16.5Height gain (m)1390Route findingEasy
NotesWalking in the Highlands doesn't get much better than this.
Glas Mheall Liath (L) from Bidein a’ Ghlas Thuill (An Teallach), and A832 leading away from Dundonnell, An Teallach (T), Highland, Scotland, 16-Jun-98, ER47

Dundonnell River valley from Meall Garbh, nr Dundonnell, An Teallach (T), Highland, Scotland, 16-Jun-98, ER48

  
Stac Pollaidh Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceHighland, InverpollyCountryScotland  
Dist (kms)6Height gain (m)450Route findingEasy
RouteStac Pollaidh (613) - Inverpolly Nature Reserve
NotesWonderful views across the Nature Reserve.
Suilven Mtn (M) across Loch Sionasciag and Torridonian sandstone stacks, from Stac Pollaich, Stac Pollaidh (T), Inverpolly Nature Reserve, Highland, Scotland, 17-Jun-98, ER50

   
Black Cullins Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainMountainsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceHighland, SkyeCountryScotland  
Dist (kms)22Height gain (m)940Route findingEasy
RouteSligachan, Fionn Choire, Bruach na Frithe (958), Sligachan
NotesAn easy route into the heart of the Black Cullins. The views from the top are likely to be zero or as far as Donegal.
Red Cullin hills (L) and Black Cullin hills (R) from Bruach na Frithe, Black Cuillins circuit (T), Cuillins, Skye, Highland, Scotland, 12-Jun-98, ER5

Black Cullin hills from Bruach na Frithe, Black Cuillins circuit (T), Cuillins, Skye, Highland, Scotland, 12-Jun-98, ER6

  
Horns of Alligin Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, HillsDateMid Jun
Region/PlaceHighland, TorridonCountryScotland  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m)1200Route findingEasy
RouteTorridon House, Horns of Alligin, Sgurr Mhór (985), Tom na Gruagaich, Torridon House
NotesGood satisfying Highland stroll.
Beinn Alligin ridge (L) and rainbow, Horns of Alligin (T), Highland, Scotland, 14-Jun-98, ER40

Horns of Alligin (L-M) and rainbow, Horns of Alligin (T), Highland, Scotland, 14-Jun-98, ER41

  
Snowdon Horseshoe Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, MountainsDateMid Aug / Apr
Region/PlaceGwynedd, Snowdonia NPCountryWales  
Dist (kms)16Height gain (m)1100Route findingEasy-Moderate
RoutePen-y-Pass (Youth Hostel) (359), Bwlch y Moch (589), Crib Goch (923), Crib y Ddysgi (1065), Snowdon (1085), Y Lliwedd (898), Cwm Dyli (440), Miners' Track, Pen-y-Pass (359)
NotesDescribed as the finest ridge walk in Europe, difficult to disagree with. Late Spring snow can make things especially scenic.
Quartzite vein on summit ridge of Crib Goch and view across Llanberos valley to Y Garn Mountain (ML), Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA10

Crib Goch leading to Snowdon (MR), Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA11

Snowdon train on final ascent to Snowdon (L), Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA16

Crib Goch leading to Snowdon (M), Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA12

Snowdon from summit of Crib Ddysgi, Snowdon Horseshoe (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 21-Aug-99, AA14

View from Miners' Track, Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 13-Apr-98, WA15

Glaslyn lake from Miners' Track, Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 13-Apr-98, WA17

Snowdon, Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 13-Apr-98, WA19

Tryfan and Glyders Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHeathland / Moorland, MountainsDateMid Aug
Region/PlaceGwynedd, Snowdonia NPCountryWales  
Dist (kms)15Height gain (m)1250Route findingEasy-Moderate
RouteIdwal Cottage (307), Llyn Ogwen (East end) (307), Tryfan (North Summit) (915), Bwlch Tryfan (720), Glyder Fach (994), Glyder Fawr (999), Llyn y Cwn (710), Y Garn (947), Idwal Cottage (307)
NotesA fine outing in Snowdonia over the crags of Tryfan to the rounded tops of the Glyders.
Quartzite and 'The Cannon' on North Ridge of Tryfan, with view beyond Llyn Idwal to summit of Y Garn (MR), Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA18

Llyn Bochlwyd (Australia) and Llyn Idwal (R) from North Ridge of Tryfan, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA19

Tryfan from Bwlch Tryfan, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA21

Cantilever Stand near summit of Glyder Fach, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA23

View from Glyder Fach along Ogwen valley, with Bethseda and Anglesey beyond Conwy Bay, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA24

Rock slabs near Glyder Fawr, Tryfan and Glyders (T), Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, 22-Aug-99, AA26

  
St Davids Coastal Path Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, Coast / BeachDateLate Apr
Region/PlacePembrokeshire, Pembrokshire NPCountryWales  
Dist (kms)18Height gain (m)300Route findingEasy
RouteSt Non's Bay - Whitesand Bay - Carnllidi - Strumble Head
NotesOne of the most scenic wild stretches of the British coastline, leading through grassy fields, wide sandy beaches and heathland-covered mountains
Coast Path along St Non's Bay, nr St Davids, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC56

Coast Path leading to Porthstinian Lifeboat Station and Carnllidi beyond, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC60

Adder at south end of Whitesand Bay, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC63

Carnllidi across Whitesand Bay, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC65

Oil seed rape near St Davids, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 21-Apr-00, AC66

Coast Path leading to Strumble Head Lighthouse, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 22-Apr-00, AC71

Flowers along Coast Path at Strumble Head, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 22-Apr-00, AC72

Watersports at Whitesand Bay, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 23-Apr-00, AC75

Carnllidi from path between Whitesand Bay and St David's Head, Pembrokeshire NP, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 23-Apr-00, AC77

   
Brecon Beacons - Pen-y-Fan Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHillsDateLate Jul
Region/PlacePowys, Brecon Beacons NPCountryWales  
Dist (kms)14Height gain (m)600Route findingEasy
RoutePen-y-Fan summit and adjacent ridges
NotesAn enjoyable walk along ridges high above the lush green Welsh countryside
Hillside leading to Brecon, Brecon Beacons NP, Powys, Wales, 22-Jul-00, AC236

Pen-y-Fan from near Corn Du, Brecon Beacons NP, Powys, Wales, 22-Jul-00, AC238

Pen-y-Fan and Corn Du from East, Brecon Beacons NP, Powys, Wales, 22-Jul-00, AC237