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Wellington

Accredited since: 2010

Wellington is just north of the iconic Wrekin Hill in Shropshire. Although part of Telford it has its own identity as a market town (since 1244). Locally there is much of geological, archaeological and ecological interest. It has excellent transport links having a railway station and being just off the M54.

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Pateley Bridge

Accredited since: 2010

Yorkshire market town in Nidderdale AONB on Nidderdale Way and Six Dales Trail with an award winning high street (great butchers, tea shops, pubs, baker, etc). In the middle of the ‘Yorkshire Lake District’ and surrounded by great walks for all ages and abilities. Only 14 miles from Harrogate

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Cleobury Mortimer

Accredited since: 2010

Small market town (population 3600) in South Shropshire straddling the A4117 between Kidderminster and Ludlow with its noted twisted spire on the parish church. Within reach of the Clee Hills and the Wyre Forest and not far from the Shropshire Way. Serving the surrounding villages (“Cleobury Country”) with shopping and services.

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Bromyard

Accredited since: 2010

A bustling lively market town in Herefordshire surrounded by glorious countryside

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Marsden

Accredited since: 2010

Marsden is a large village with a population of approx 4400, nestled at the top of the Colne Valley, West Yorkshire. Marsden is an ideal walking location, located midway between the conurbations of Manchester and Leeds and situated close to the northern edge of the Peak District, near to the Pennine Way. It is surrounded by open moorland and offers river, canal and woodland walks, too. As well as 25 miles of WaW waymarked routes, there are over 60 miles of public footpaths available to walk.

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Bradfield

Accredited since: 2010

Bradfield village’s excellent location on the northwest fringes of the Peak District, with close proximity to long-distance trails and a superb variety of shorter walks around local villages, and spectacular reservoirs means that it has something special to offer walkers, whether visitors or local residents.

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Devil’s Bridge

Accredited since: 2010

Devil’s Bridge is a village located near the Cambrian Mountains and 12 miles outside the coastal town of Aberystwyth. The village itself has been popular since Victorian times when people traveled here to view the spectacular waterfalls created by the river Mynach falling 300 feet into the river Rheidol.

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Chesham

Accredited since: 2010

Chesham is a thriving market town that has many beautiful walks, all at the end of the Metropolitan line! It nestles amongst beautiful valleys of the Chilterns AONB. Our town centre has plenty of cafes and restaurants as well as a High Street with an enviable range of specialist, independent retailers.

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Melrose

Accredited since: 2011

Melrose is a small town in the central Borders situated at the foot of the Eildon Hills, close to the river Tweed. It has excellent visitor facilities and the local path network provides the perfect opportunity to explore the surrounding landscape and it’s many historical connections together with our paths booklet.

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Bro Tregaron

Accredited since: 2011

Tregaron is a small rural Welsh-speaking community in the Cambrian Mountains of Wales. Positioned in the county of Ceredigion, it has a long established association with the great outdoors and walking forming part of that heritage. Clwb Cerdded Tregaron Walking Club run a variety of walking activities to promote the town’s continued membership of the Walkers are Welcome network including a monthly walk, walking festivals, walking events associated with local businesses, footpath monitoring and more. Information available from www.clwbcerddedtregaron.site

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Bradford on Avon

Accredited since: 2011

Nestling in the beautiful Bristol Avon Valley on the edge of the Cotswolds AONB, Bradford on Avon is the perfect centre for a whole variety of walking. The Macmillan Way and Kennet and Avon Canal run through the town and the Bradford on Avon Walking Wheel provides countless opportunities to explore the area. You might also be tempted to join us for our Annual Walking Festival that takes place over the first weekend in September.

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Much Wenlock

Accredited since: 2011

Much Wenlock is a beautiful medieval town, the birthplace of Dr William Penny Brookes, the inspiration for the modern Olympic Movement. A small town, it is popular with visitors who enjoy the traditional shops, architecture, history and the walks in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, including the magnificent Wenlock Edge escarpment.

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Brampton

Accredited since: 2011

Brampton is a lively little Market Town ideally situated for walking in the North Pennines AONB, Hadrian’s Wall Country, The Lake District and the Scottish Borders.

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Liskeard

Accredited since: 2011

Between the moors and the sea, set in the gorgeous Cornish landscape, Liskeard is the ideal base for walkers with varied circular walks, walking groups, organised walks and quality accommodation. The coast and moors are close by so – whether walking alone or in a group – Liskeard welcomes all walkers.

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Kington

Accredited since: 2011

Friendly and relaxed with a network of medieval walled alleyways and intriguing buildings, Kington is a great place to explore and hang out. Boots and backpacks are commonplace and lying in the Welsh Marches, it has more long distance paths converging on a town of its size than anywhere else in the UK, including the Offa’s Dyke National Trail.
Walkers are most definitely welcome in Kington.

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Stocksbridge

Accredited since: 2011

Stocksbridge is situated, in the Upper Don Valley, some ten miles north of Sheffield City Centre. It is a small town (population <10,000) which is geographically isolated from neighbouring towns and cities. It is part of the Penistone and Stocksbridge Parliamentary Constituency. On the edge of the Peak District National Park, the town centre is in a valley surrounded by beautiful countryside. The area offers many easy, safe and pleasant walking options.

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Unst, Shetland

Accredited since: 2011

Unst is actually an island, the most northerly inhabited island in Shetland. It is approx. twelve miles long and five miles wide. There are three main settlements: Uyeasound to the south, Baltasound in the centre, which has three shops, and Haroldswick to the north. The population is approx. 600.

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Knighton

Accredited since: 2011

The area around Knighton in Powys is perfect walking country. Knighton is unique in Wales in that two National Trails meet here – Offa’s Dyke Path and Glyndwr’s Way. The accolade of two National Trails is just a small indication of the profusion of walking opportunities here.
Whether you want to potter along gentle paths and country lanes, nordic walk or strike out through the high country on one of the long distance paths you will find what you want here.

You can find maps for our Knighton Town Trail and Knighton Nature Trail plus many more walks on our website visitknighton.co.uk

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Baildon

Accredited since: 2012

Baildon is a town on the edge of Bradford between the River Aire and Rombalds Moor. There are about 16,000 residents. There is a thriving centre with a number of successful small businesses. On the edge of open country, Baildon Moor is one of the first areas of open country heading out of Bradford. For many years the Moor and Shipley Glen have been destinations for walkers. A Dales Way connecting path, The Dales Highway and Welcome way come through Baildon.

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Whitchurch, Shropshire

Accredited since: 2012

A border market town, surrounded by undulating countryside with over 110 km of public rights of way in the urban & rural parishes. There is a regular Makers Market once a month & a weekly local market , it is served by good transport systems to larger towns and cities. We have a yearly Walking Festival in May .

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