Walking ideas

two people walking in the countryside for the BHF

These are our 6 top ideas for a beautiful walking route perfect for your own sponsored charity walk.

From woodland walks to long-distance hikes, choose a walk to challenge and delight you.

Save lives while enjoying your walking adventure. Sign up to Just Walk and plan your own sponsored walking challenge. 

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Why not try a canal walk?

Did you know there are 90 different canals in England and Wales that cover 2,000 miles? Enjoy picturesque, countryside views and improve your health and fitness with a canal walk

Walks on old railway lines

Thousands of miles of former railway line are open to the public, running through cities, towns and spectacular areas of countryside. Most of us enjoy walking off-road. But did you know there are disused railway lines all over the country where you can enjoy a walk that is flat, traffic-free and often suitable for bikes, pushchairs and wheelchairs too? Find out more about railway walks to try.

Long-distance walks

Whether you want a short walk or an epic challenge, long-distance paths have a lot to offer and are an excellent way of exploring the stunning landscapes of the British Isles. Check out our guide to some of our favourites.

Check out our interactive maps

Want to see what some of the UK's long distance paths look like? View our interactive map including photos and videos.

Want to try something different?

Walking is fun, flexible and free. But if you’re looking for something more unusual than a stroll in your local park, take a look at our guide to walking with a difference

Woodland walks

Fancy doing Just Walk in a beautiful woodland? Here are a few of our favourite woodlands.

Whether you walk five miles or 100 miles, every step you take and every pound you raise can help raise money for our life saving research. Sign up to Just Walk and plan your own sponsored walk.

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