The best summer walks in Britain

Summer walking welcomes warmth, light and vivid colours – replacing the grey skies you’re probably used to seeing! Everyone has their own personal favourite country walk, however, if you’re venturing further afield this summer then this walking guide may be useful to find some new, different and exciting walking routes across the country. Don’t forget to bring your best walking boots along with you. Here at Grisport we have a range of

Woodland walks

Woodland walks are great for family days out this summer as there is so much to explore and do! You may not have to travel far to find your closest woodland walk in England.




Puzzlewood, Gloucestershire

Puzzlewood is a unique and intriguing place, located in the historic Forest of Dean. Explore over 14 acres of ancient woodland, meandering pathways and with fantastic tree and rock formations. Puzzlewood is a great place for family walks, with so much to explore – whether you’re looking for an intricate walking route or just a fun day out, you should definitely pop this destination on your list.

Grizedale, Cumbria

Grizedale in the heart of the Lake District in Cumbria offers a fun day out for everyone. With many walking trails, you will be spoilt for choice! Each walking trail is rated on their website – meaning you can plan what type of walk you want to do before you leave so you can wear the most appropriate walking boots. As well as walking trails, Grizedale also has many more activities to do such as cycling trails, activities, events and much more.


Coastal routes

There’s nothing more refreshing than walking along the coast in summer, it can be a nice change of scenery if you don’t live by the coast of England.

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Old Harry Rocks

This walking route in Studland Bay, Dorset is an easy 3.5 miles – so not your longest walk but probably one of the more picturesque. With breathtaking views of the Jurassic coast, dogfriendly routes and unique rock formations, you can’t go wrong!

Norfolk Coast Path

The Norfolk Coast Path runs all the way from Hunstanton to Sea Palling. This trail offers something for everyone, you can choose to just walk a section of the route or take to the full 93-mile walk. The path also passes through a number of nearby towns and villages – meaning you can always stop off for a bite to eat if you’re feeling hungry!
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