Top 5 Spots For Hiking Weekends In UK

There is never a dearth of walking trails in UK starting from coast and crags, lakes, lochs moors and mountains. There is something interesting for everyone. Here are 5 of the top weekend walks for you to choose from. Check out these visual treats enlisted below –

1. Alfriston, South Downs:-

Alfriston, South Downs

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The South Downs, its serene villages, rolling hills, and spectacular coastline is the ideal getaway if you are looking for a place away from the city. Climb up to the Seven Sisters after a walk by the River Cuckmere to the sea and getting awed by the chalk cliffs from below. Reach Birling Gap before heading back.

 2. Langdale Valley, Lake District:-

Langdale Valley, Lake District

 

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Filled with soaring peaks, this walk starts at Great Langdale campsite.  Explore the craggy Langdale Pikes on the first day. For your second day walk, head towards the Crinkle Crags and Bowfell, where you can get a view of every group of fells in the Lake District national park.

 3. Ivybridge, Dartmoor:-

Ivybridge, Dartmoor

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Stone circles, rocky tors and hill forts, you find it all at Devon. Walk north from Ivybridge by the Two Moors Way. Marvel at the longest stone row in the world at Erme Plains before hiking to Higher Harter Tor. Return the next day, picking your way through the wild yet accessible landscape.

 4. Torridon, North Highlands:-

Torridon, North Highlands

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Start off at Lower Diabag and head with the sea loch to the left and peaks to the right. Reach Redpoint, to look at its orange sand beach and huge dunes before coming back to spend a night at Craig.

 5. Rannoch Moor, Perthshire:-

Rannoch Moor, Perthshire

 

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Take the Friday night sleeper from London to Rannoch Station where the walk starts on Saturday morning. Walk across the moorland patchwork and the towering monoliths of Glencoe. Stop overnight at the Station House in Corrour. Start early on Sunday to walk along the Lairig Leacach to Spean Bridge. Take the sleeper train back to London from here.

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