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UK
A traverse of the Chilterns (with shorter suggestions)
St Cuthbert's Way (border country)
The Dales Way (Yorkshire)
Jurassic Coast 1 Exmouth to Weymouth (short descr)
Jurassic Coast 2 Weymouth to Poole (short description)
Offa's Dyke 1 - Chepstow to Hay-on-Wye
Offa's Dyke 2 - Hay-on-Wye to Welshpool
Offa's Dyke 3 - Welshpool to Prestatyn
Across the Peak District - Congleton to Sheffield
The Pendle Witch's Way (Lancashire)
South West Coast Path (Devon): Plymouth to Dartmouth
South West Coast Path (Cornwall): St Ives to Padstow
SWCP: Penzance to St Ives (short description)
SWCP: Penzance to Falmouth (short description)
FRANCE (mainly the Alpes Maritime above Nice)
The GR49 complete - St-Raphaël to the Gorge du Verdon
on the GR52A (going west): St-Sauveur to Colmars-les-Alpes
more of the GR52A (going east & south): St-Sauveur to Menton
higher in the Alpes Maritime
Montpellier going west along the GR653
MORE COUNTRIES
Italy - Siena to Florence through Chianti country
Mallorca - a mountain traverse along the GR221
Morocco - across the Jbel Sahro
Switzerland - round a mountain with the Tour des Muverans
Switzerland - Lake Geneva to Chamonix (short description)
Turkey - the start of the Lycian Way



Italy:
Siena to Florence


through the land of the
Chianti Classico

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 typical Chianti hill (photo Jeremy Polmear)

France:
more of the GR52A -
St-Sauveur-sur-Tinée to Menton


Through hills small and large
and small villages
down to the Cöte d'Azur

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 (photo Jeremy Polmear)


Languedoc, France:
4½ days west of Montpellier
along the GR653


from a large centre
through varied hill and lake scenery
to an attractive market town


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GR653 day 4 - village south of Lodève (photo Jeremy Polmear)


Provence, France:
five days in the Alpes Maritime
along the GR52


from one Provencale town to another
via three days at 2,500 metres


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GR52 day 2 - chamois behind the Refuge de Nice (photo Jeremy Polmear)


Scotland/England, UK:
St Cuthbert's Way:
Melrose to Lindisfarne (Holy Island)


wide horizons and gentle curves
through the Border country
to a famous Island


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looking towards the Cheviot Hills from the ruins of Cessford Castle (photo Jeremy Polmear)


Lancashire, UK:
The Pendle Witches Way:
Sabden to Lancaster


farmland, small villages,
trackless moorland -
and persecution


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Possible location of one of the Pendle witches, Pendle Hill behind (photo Jeremy Polmear)


England/Wales, UK:
off and on Offa:
1. Chepstow to Hay-on-Wye


Following Offa's Dyke path
through the Welsh border country,
with diversions to ruined Abbeys.


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Llantony Abbey and the Black Mountains


England/Wales, UK:
along Offa:
2. Hay-on-Wye to Welshpool


Following Offa's Dyke
through the hills of
Powys and Shropshire


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Sheep on Hergest Ridge (day 2)


England/Wales, UK:
off Offa:
3. Welshpool to Prestatyn


Following Offa's Dyke
via canals, countryside and mountains
to the sea


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view from a Clwydian hill (day 5)


Switzerland:
The Tour des Muverans


Five breathtaking days
of valleys, alpine meadows
and high cols.


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Anzeindaz resident, Tour des Muverans day 1


Yorkshire, UK:
Ilkley to Dent
along the Dales Way


Riversides, meadows,
limestone uplands
and a famous railway.


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River Wharfe, from Bolton Abbey (Dales Way)


UK:
Congleton to Sheffield
across the Peak District


Four days SW to NE -
edge to edge



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view from Stanage Edge, day 4 (photo Jeremy Polmear)


France:
St-Raphaël to the
Gorge du Verdon
along the GR49


A walk through rural Provence, starting at a resort on the Cote d'Azur and ending at Europe's deepest gorge.


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GR49: the Gorge du Verdon


Devon, UK:
Plymouth to Dartmouth
along the South West Coast Path


Cliffs, beautiful beaches
(some full, some empty),
ferries, and much varied scenery.


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Prawle point, showing the Coastguard lookout and cottages


France:
St-Sauveur-sur-Tinée to
Colmars-les-Alpes
along the GR52A


A spectacular walk through the mountains of the Parc National du Mercantour in Provence.


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GR52A: les Tourres, with the Cime de Pal (2818 Metres) behind


Cornwall, UK:
St Ives to Padstow
along the South West Coast Path


Grand views,
snuggling fishing villages,
sand and surfing


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St Ives harbour


Mallorca:
Sant Elm to Port de Pollença,
sea to sea along the GR221


All the incredible variey of Mallorca's limestone Tramuntana mountains in this west-to-east traverse.


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Cala Basset, north of Sant Elm (day 1)


Turkey:
Fethiye to Xanthos
along the Lycian Way



An introduction to Turkey's
first long distance path.


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Beehives along the Lycian Way (day 2)


Morocco:
across the Jbel Sahro



Four or five days in a remote
and beautiful landscape.



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Jbel Sahro: day 2, looking back over the day 1 route

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