That's why we've pulled together a series of guides to help.
Each guide provides suggested itineraries, how to find accommodation and how to get to and from the trail by public transport. There's also recommended websites, guide books and maps too. Where appropriate you'll also find information on how to split up the walk, or where best to have a rest day.
As we've done all the walks listed on this page, you can be sure that each guide is written with the benefit of our experience. To ensure they're always as accurate as possible, we update them regularly. We always do a full review of each on an annual basis, and make adhoc reviews throughout the year.
All you have to do is pick the guide for your walk, and start planning your trip!
Published 21 August 2012. Last modified 19 December 2013
This little known footpath is short but great fun for spring or autumn.
Published 22 October 2010. Last modified 14 April 2014
Wainwright’s classic walk across the north of England needs a fair amount of planning, especially if you’re going to do it all in one go. Get all the useful information you need to plan your trip in this handy guide.
Published 17 April 2011. Last modified 15 March 2014
Probably one of the easiest walks to arrange your trip for, the Cumbria Way can easily be done in a week and has some amazing views too.
Published 25 January 2011. Last modified 19 December 2013
Fancy a great walk across the mighty Yorkshire Dales? Of course you do. This guide will provide you with lots of helpful information to plan a trip on the Dales Way.
Published 6 June 2013. Last modified 19 December 2013
Everything you need to plan your walking trip on the Glyndŵr’s Way.
Published 29 November 2012. Last modified 19 December 2013
What you will want to know if you want to walk in limestone country.
Published 7 March 2013. Last modified 16 February 2014
With excellent transport links to London across most of its course, the North Downs Way is a walk with plenty of options.
Published 29 November 2011. Last modified 16 February 2014
Everything you need to know (probably) if you fancy walking between Edale and Kirk Yetholm on the granddaddy of UK long distance footpaths.
Published 31 May 2012. Last modified 19 December 2013
All the information you need to know to get walking from Overton Hill to Ivinghoe Beacon
Published 29 June 2010. Last modified 19 December 2013
An excellent walk across some of the finest scenery in the South of England, the South Downs Way’s myriad of local villages and excellent transport links provide many ways to walk it.
Published 19 March 2012. Last modified 19 December 2013
The Southern Upland Way is a hugely rewarding adventure but it planning your trip can be very complicated. In one of our most detailed guides, we’ll help you get on your way.
Published 5 March 2014. Last modified 5 March 2014
How to organise your own walk between the North and South Downs Ways.