10 hikes that’ll rock your world!  September 4th, 2018

Some locations can only be relished via a fulfilling hike while others are easily accessible by vehicle but don’t offer the stunning vistas of a walk. Sate your hiking cravings with these fantastic locations! Make a trip of it in your motorhome or campervan hire!

 

10. Blencathra

 

Looking south west from the summit of Blencathra. Image by Andrew on Flickr

 

The stunning mountain of Blencathra was up for sale in 2016 but thankfully failed to sell! Blencathra towers at 845 meters, Lake District’s most distinct peak takes hikers along for a tour of the England and Scottish border. The summit lays claim to incredible views of the picturesque Keswick countryside. There is an easy way to reach the top as well as a more arduous, exhilarating path!

 

09. Hadrian’s Wall

 

Hiking along Hadrian's Wall. Image by eight cent on Flickr


Take a walk along the globes best preserved Roman frontier as you travel through the 135 km hike comprising of fascinating English history. Pop into one of the museums on the way as historical remains paint a picture of life in England tracing back to 2000 years.

 

08. Helvellyn

 

Helvellyn. Image by Colin Gregory on Flickr

 

Located in Lake District, Helvellyn is the third highest mountain in England and offers spectacular scenery on its eastern face.  Helvellyn comprises of a challenging 14 km trail, the summit rewards persistent hikers with the Striding Edge ridge walk.

 

07. The Lizard Coastal Walk

 

Kynance Cove. Photo by iknow-uk on Visual hunt / CC BY-NC-ND


Take a stroll around the Lizard Peninsula and drink in the astonishing scenery, exciting fauna and absorbing coastal history. The walking trail rates as hard and takes 2 and half hours to cover 7 miles that end up at Kynance Cove which has held visitors spellbound since Victorian times. Keep an eye out for basking sharks and seals!

 

06. Malham Cove

 

Malham cove. Image by Richard Allaway on Visualhunt.com / CC BY

 

Placed in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the 6.5 km hike is said to be one of the best in England! You’ll pass through Janet’s Foss and her famous sparkling waterfalls and natural beauty before crossing Gordale Scar canyon. The countryside surrounding Malham Cove is pretty amazing too! The walk should take approximately 3 hours to finish.

 

05. North Downs Way

 

North Downs Way in Kent. Image by PDimitry B on Visual hunt / CC BY

 

Take this impressive self-guided walk from Farnham to Dove, through the Surrey Hills and Kent Downs. You’ll pass downland, woodland, vineyards, apple orchards and, evergreen pastures. The 246 km trail will even pass through historic sites and impressive settlements!

 

04. Pennine Way

 

Pennine Way and Penyghent. Image by Peer Lawther on Flickr

 

You’ll traverse approximately 420 km over one of England’s most demanding routes that’ll take you from the village of Eldale right up to the Scottish town of Kirk Yetholm. It’s a gem of a hike; especially considering that’ll you’ll pass the Peak District, Yorkshire Dales and even briefly cross Hadrian’s Wall!

 

03. Cuthbert’s Way

 

St Cuthbert's Way. Image by rosen213 on Instagram

 

The 30 km trek in Northumberland is easy to manoeuvre for walkers of all age and physical fitness plus it provides some of the best views in the region! Start at the West and finish in the east if you wish to observe the chronology of St. Cuthbert’s life and don’t forget to visit St Cuthberts Cave! Greensheen Hill is the place to be for panoramic views of the north sea.

 

02.  South Downs Way

 

South Downs Way. Image by Hardo Müller on Flickr

 

The 160 km walk comprises the best countryside from Winchester and Eastbourne. You’ll have a chance to view prehistory, fantastic wildlife, charming villages, plus many cosy pubs and eateries!

 

01. Stanage Edge

 

Stanage Edge. Image by mendhak on Flickr

 

Sitting majestically among the natural beauty of the Peak District, Stanage Edge towers 100 m over the moorland and provides jaw-dropping views of the surrounding regions. The mountain summit stretches over 6 km and offers an enticing playground for climbers.

 

 

If you enjoyed this article, take a look at 10 trips every campervan or motorhome owners must make or find  motorohome hires in England!

 

 

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