Hiking routes from the August 2022 issue of Trail magazine


by Trail magazine |

Here you’ll find all the walking and hiking routes featured in the most recent issue of Trail magazine. You can view the routes on the OS Maps website and, if you’re an OS Maps Premium subscriber, overlay them on 1:25,000 Explorer or 1:50,000 Landranger leisure mapping.

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Route 1: Three Shires Circuit, Lake District

Every September runners take on the challenge of the Three Shires Fell Race. It also makes for a fantastic walk.

Click here to view and download the Three Shires Circuit route from OS Maps

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Route 2: The Tarmachan Ridge, South-East Highlands

Creag na Caillich, south to Loch Tay

String together four tops on the Tarmachan ridge for an interesting and varied day out in the South-East Highlands.

Click here to view and download the Tarmachan Ridge route from OS Maps

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Route 3: Pen y Fan’s ridge, Brecon Beacons

Enjoy this easy-going walking route for 20km of glorious ridge walking across the highest ground of the Brecon Beacons.

Click here to view and download the Pen y Fan’s ridge route from OS Maps

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Route 4: Durdle Door, Dorset Coast

east from above Bat's Head, towards Durdle Door

Get away from the crowds enjoying Dorset – and get away from the exciseman as well – on the Smugglers Path to White Nothe.

Click here to view and download the Durdle Door route from OS Maps

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Route 5: Alport Tower, Peak District

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Get moving across the highest ground of the Dark Peak for a fine scramble up the famous rock tower of Alport.

Click here to view and download the Alport Tower route from OS Maps

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Route 6: Yr Arddu and Cnicht, Snowdonia

Discover another character to Snowdonia’s modest and majestic Cnicht, as its summit beckons from the valley of Nanmor.

Click here to view and download the Yr Arddu and Cnicht route from OS Maps

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Routes 7: Matlock and Giddy Edge, Derbyshire

Explore caves and precipitous edges on this enthralling White Peak walk from the town of Matlock.

Click here to view and download the Matlock and Giddy Edge route from OS Maps

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Routes 8, 9 & 10: Ultimate Weekend – Fisherfield Horseshoe, North-West Highlands

Who’s up for a brutal long weekend taking in Shenavall bothy, the Fisherfield Horseshoe and An Teallach? Then read on...

Click here to view and download the Shenavall bothy route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Fisherfield Munros route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the An Teallach route from OS Maps

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Routes 11, 12 & 13: Ultimate Weekend – Three Peaks Plus, Yorkshire Dales

Scramble your legs over four of the Trail 100 peaks around Lakeland’s famous Wasdale Head.

Click here to view and download the Ingleton to Whernside route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Clapham to Ingleborough route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Pen-y-ghent route from OS Maps

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