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Eye

Accredited since: 2018

Eye is a “small but perfectly formed” market town in North Suffolk, close to the Norfolk Border. It is an historic town with many listed buildings and a Town Hall designed by the “rogue” architect Sir Edward Buckton Lamb in 1856. Set in a beautiful undulating rural area, famous for its East Anglia enormous skies, you will be able to enjoy walks along grassy footpaths and country lanes returning to the town for a bite to eat or even stay over at a B&B. The pub and the local shops are ready to welcome you. You may even catch a local event in full swing!

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Llanwrtyd Wells

Accredited since: 2018

Llanwrtyd Wells is the smallest town in Britain. We are situated at the Heart of Wales on the edge of the Cambrian moutains. The town is famous for event tourism. We hold many iconic events such as Man V Horse, World Alternative Games and World Bog Snorkelling. We are also a town with a long and proud tradition of organising long-distance walking events. We were the first town in the Uk to organise an International Walking Festival. We also hold several fun walking events that are organised around themes, such as the well-known Real Ale Ramble.

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Langholm

Accredited since: 2018

The Langholm area is characterised by beautiful river valleys between green, rounded hills. The hills in the area covered by The Langholm Walks Booklet are not of great height – The highest point is 1705ft.- but many of them command magnificent views. The valleys of the Rivers Esk, Ewes, and Wauchope waters are extensively explored and contain many lovely corners that can only be reached on foot.

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Alton

Accredited since: 2019

Alton is a market town in beautiful countryside at the edge of the South Downs National Park, with access to walks such as the Hangers Way, Alton Six Hills Walk and St Swithun’s Way. Alton has good transport links, and a welcoming variety of pubs, cafés and places to stay.

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Aylsham

Accredited since: 2019

Aylsham is an historic market town situated halfway between the medieval city of Norwich and the resort town of Cromer, on the North Norfolk coast. Located on the Marriott’s Way and the Weavers Way the town has easy access to the Norfolk Trails and the surrounding countryside offers an opportunity for pleasant walking experiences.

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Holmfirth

Accredited since: 2019

Against the stunning backdrop of the Peak District National Park, Holmfirth is a thriving town with speciality shops and markets, bespoke art and tempting treats, plus a packed events programme.
Fast flowing streams, moorland sheep, quaint weavers’ cottages and impressive mills reflect Holmfirth’s proud history of producing world class woollen yarns and cloths. But it’s the valley’s landscapes and villages which have brought the area fame.

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Hayfield

Accredited since: 2019

Hayfield is a beautiful village (population 2,700) nestling in stunning Peak District scenery. Its proud association with the Kinder Mass Trespass, and vibrant community offers events throughout the year and facilities to accommodate walkers including six pubs, three cafes, an Italian restaurant, a campsite, and various small artisan shops.

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St Dogmaels

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St Dogmaels at the edge of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales links Pembrokeshire Coast Path https://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/pembrokeshire-coast-path & the Ceredigion Coast Path http://www.ceredigioncoastpath.org.uk .
https://www.welshwildlife.org
St Dogmaels village centres on the ruins of the 12th century Abbey & visitor centre.
A mile North, Poppit Sands blue flag beach is perfect with dunes, café, marshes

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Kilsyth

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Situated halfway between Glasgow and Stirling, Kilsyth has a rich industrial heritage. The Antonine Wall and John Muir Way cross Scotland nearby to the south and the Kilsyth Hills and Campsie Fells rise to the north of the town. There is a dense network of paths in the area linking the town with surrounding villages, nature reserves and places of historical interest.

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