Hike wild landscapes with Lonely Planet's Best Day Walks Great Britain


Stretch your legs away from the city with Lonely Planet's Best Day Walks Great Britain. Your passport to 60 easy escapes into nature. 


Call it a hike, a stroll, a toddle or a ramble - there really is nothing that the British like better than a jolly good walk in the countryside. Choose a hike that works for you, from a few hours to a full day, from easy to hard. Cross misty moors, hike wild landscapes with historic castles, rugged cliffs, rolling hills and venture deep in Scotland's highlands.

Top 10 Hikes

1. Helvellyn & Striding Edge, Cumbria & The Lakes

2. Hadrian's Wall, Northern England

3. Porthcurno to Land's End, Devon & Cornwall

4. The Ridgeway, Southwest England

5. The Seven Sisters, Southeast & East England

6. Hampstead Heath, London

7. Loch Affric Circuit, Scotland

8. Haystacks, Cumbria & The Lakes

9. Pen Y Fan, Corn Du & Cribyn, Wales

10. The Malvern Hills, Central England

Inside Lonely Planet's Best Day Walks Great Britain Travel Guide: 

Colour maps and images throughout

Special features - on Great Britain's highlights for walkers, kid-friendly walks, accessible trails and what to take

Best for… section helps you plan your trip and select walks that appeal to your interests

Region profiles cover when to go, where to stay, what's on, cultural insights, and local food and drink recommendations to refuel and refresh. 

Featured regions include: Cumbria & the Lakes, Devon & Cornwall, Southwest England, Northern England, Central England, Southeast & East England, London, Scotland, Wales

Essential info at your fingertips - walk itineraries accompanied by illustrative maps are combined with details about walk duration, distance, terrain, start/end locations and difficulty (classified as easy, easy-moderate, moderate, moderate-hard, or hard)

Over 70 maps 

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Best Day Walks Great Britain, our most comprehensive guide to walking in Great Britain, is perfect for those planning to explore Great Britain on foot. 

Get to the heart of Great Britain and begin your journey now! 

Book Details 

ISBN: 9781838690786 

Writers: Oliver Berry, Helena Smith, Neil Wilson