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Route 1: Windy Gyle via Routin Well, Cheviot Hills
Enjoy two deserted valleys and a panorama-packed summit on this quiet circuit in the Cheviot Hills.
Route 2: Bowscale & Bannerdale, Lake District
Let’s keep the more technical side of the Lake District for another day with this airy wander over three Wainwright fells.
Route 3: Eglwyseg Escarpment, north Wales
It’s north Wales but not as you know it! Get some limestone beneath your boots on this stunning circular route.
Route 4: Arenig Fawr, Snowdonia
Spend a winter’s day discovering the shapes and summits of Arenig Fawr, as it commands its own history and place within the special landscape of Snowdonia.
Route 5: Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons
Perfect U-shaped valleys and far-reaching views... It sounds like Lakeland, but this perfect valley circuit is actually in south Wales.
Route 6: Ben Donich, Southern Highlands
Ben Donich may seem a little retiring but it offers perhaps the finest views within the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.
Routes 7, 8 & 9: Ultimate Weekend – Peaks and troughs, Cairngorms
Explore the UK’s highest landmass from bottom to top, on this epic expedition over the Cairngorm plateau.
Routes 10, 11 & 12: Ultimate Weekend – Elterwater, Lake District
The wooded valleys and high fells around Elterwater always guarantee a memorable weekend in the Lake District.