Useful  links

WALKING ROUTES

Vanguard Way

A 66 mile long distance trail from East Croydon to Newhaven.

Thames Path

Follow the Thames for 185 miles from its source in the Cotswolds through several rural counties to the heart of London, finishing at Woolwich.

Greensand Way

The Greensand Way follows the ridge of greensand rock across Surrey and Kent, to the edges of Romney Marsh and almost to the Kent coast.

North Downs Way

Long distance footpath through Surrey to the Kent Coast at Dover. It is 156 miles long and runs along the chalk ridge of the North Downs.

South Downs Way

The 100 miles (160 Km) long South Downs Way National Trail follows the old routes and droveways along the chalk escarpment and ridges of the South Downs.

National Trails

Details of 15 National Trails England and Wales including many sections of the King Charles III England Coast Path .

London to Brighton Walk

A Walking Post original, this long distance trail stretches 70 miles from Carshalton all the way to Brighton.

London Routes

Capital Ring

The Capital Ring Walk offers you the chance to see some of London’s finest scenery.
Divided into 15 easy-to-walk sections, it covers 78 miles of open space, nature reserves, and more.

London Loop

almost completely encircles Greater London. Nearly 150 miles are split into 24 sections between Erith station and Purfleet.

Green Chain Walk

Stretching from the River Thames to Nunhead Cemetery, the Green Chain Walk spans fields, parks and woodlands across 50 miles (82km), split into 11 easy-to-follow sections.

Lea Valley Walk

The 15.6 mile Lea Valley Walk follows the route along the Lee Navigation towpath, from Waltham Abbey to the Thames at Limehouse Basin.

North to South London Trail

A Walking Post original, this long distance trail stretches 34 miles from Cockfosters in the far north of London all the way to Carshalton in the south. 

Rail & Transport

Transport for London (TFL)

Details of all Underground, Overground, Elizabeth Line, Trams and buses services for London.

TrainLine

Online train tickets &  railcards, plus live train times across the UK and Europe.

Walking groups & festivals

Wheelchair walks

All terrain buggy walks in Hampshire and further afield

Rural Strides

Guided walks in the Western Weald

The Ambling Path

Family friendly walks in Hampshire, West Sussex & Surrey

Alton Walking Festival

The Alton Walking Festival takes place in May & October every year and features many walks of all kinds in and around Alton and the surrounding countryside. 

Walk a 1000 miles

Walk just 2.74 miles per day and you can clock up an amazing 1000 mile total in 12 months from the day you start. Newsletter & Facebook group.

Parks & Organisations

OS Maps

Discover millions of routes to walk, run & cycle; or plot your own with Ordnance Survey mapping and route planner tools on web and app.

South Downs National Park

Official charity for the South Downs National Park. Responsible for keeping the South Downs a special place.

Ramblers Association

The Ramblers is a charity dedicated to removing barriers so everyone can enjoy walking in green spaces and to preserving and improving hundreds of thousands of miles of well-loved paths, tracks and trails across England, Scotland, and Wales.

Slow Ways

Creating a network of walking routes that connect all of Britain’s towns, cities and national parks, using volunteers to check the routes.

Footways London

Footways is a network of quiet and enjoyable routes for walking in London.

Railwalks

Walk Britain station to station – creating a national network of walks from and between rail stations.

Walk by Rail

This website tells you all you need to know about using London’s rail network to walk in the beautiful Chilterns countryside.

Publications & info

Country Walking

With tens of interesting ideas from simple to long haul, Country Walking magazine is a colourful way to discover walks around the British Isles and even beyond.

Walk Magazine

Walk is the Ramblers’ quarterly magazine.

Walkingpost.com

Blog site with news about the Wonderful World of Walking. Please note this website is totally unrelated to walkingpost.co.uk