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    If you're traveling to the United Kingdom, be sure to set aside time to step outside the amazing cities around the country. From the rolling hills of the Scotland Highlands to the remote and rocky coast and the peace and quiet of the English countryside, the U.K. will surprise you with how much outdoor adventure it has to offer.

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    • Dorset, United Kingdom

      Hike to Old Harry Rocks

      3 mi
      From the car park in Studland village, take the lane (Manor Rd) down by the Bankes Arms pub (it should be on your right). Turn left by the public toilets on to the path signed for Old Harry. Continue along this path for approximately 30 minutes and you'll eventually reach the coast and Old Harry ...
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    • Moyle, United Kingdom

      Explore Carrick-a-rede

      Located just over an hour north of Belfast lies the tiny island of Carrick-a-rede and the famous rope bridge that connects it to mainland Northern Ireland. The rope bridge was initially built as a way for fisherman to access their fishing nets back in 1755. In 2008 it opened to the public and is ...
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    • 86a, United Kingdom

      Hike to Falls of Falloch

      0.6 mi / 33 ft gain
      In order to reach the Falls of Falloch there is a small shaded parking lot directly off A82. From here there is a well maintained path leading from the parking area and following the Falloch River. After a short distance you will reach a junction in the path and you will stay right down some step...
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    • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

      Hike Up Calton Hill

      2 mi / 300 ft gain
      Calton hill is a great place and one of the easiest places to watch a beautiful Scottish sunset....as long as the weather cooperates. I tried for three days in a row to catch a great sunset from the top of Calton Hill. I was able to capture an average sunset, but nothing like the amazing pictures...
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    • Summerbridge, United Kingdom

      Explore Brimham Rocks

      Brimham Rocks is protected by the National Trust of the UK and offers a fun day trip of balancing rocks that stand around 30 feet tall. There is also a series of walking paths throughout the entire site so you can choose which area you'd like to explore. Don't be afraid to get close - climbing on...
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    • Earl Sterndale, United Kingdom

      Hike to Chrome Hill via Parkhouse Hill

      5 mi / 1500 ft gain
      Both Parkhouse Hill and Chrome Hill are a must see if you're planning to explore the Peak District. There are several ways to access both Parkhouse Hill and Chrome Hill but this route begins at the Quiet Woman Pub in Earl Sterndale. From behind the Quiet Woman pub (go around the side of the pub),...
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    • Gwynedd, United Kingdom

      Summit Mount Snowdon via the Watkin Path

      7.4 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
      AlthoughMt Snowdon is only a modest 3,560ft the trailhead starts barely abovesea level, so you’ll be doing a lot of climbing, almost the wholemountain. The trailhead is located directly opposite the car parking area. Itstarts off really mellow through old ancient woodlands and is very easy tofoll...
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    • Powys, United Kingdom

      Hike Brecon Beacons Horseshoe

      9 mi / 2300 ft gain
      Starting out from the car park turn left and walk north along the road that leads to the old lower Neuadd reservoir and pump house. Pen y Fan, Corn Du and Cribyn will all be in view from here. Follow the path left and along the high banks of the reservoir until you reach a metal gate which leads ...
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    • East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom

      Explore the RSPB Bempton Cliffs

      / 0 ft gain
      About an hour away from York, the RSPB Bempton Cliffs are great for birding, walking along the coast, and if you are lucky, seeing some grey seals and harbor porpoises swimming below. The RSPB has great talks about all the birds to give you a better overview of what you're looking at.Walk along t...
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    • Stirling, United Kingdom

      Camp at Loch Lomond's Sallochy Campsite

      Loch Lomond is a large freshwater loch that sits on the boundary of the Scottish central lowlands and the highlands. While the loch is a popular destination for many travelers, Sallochy Campsite provides the unique opportunity to camp right on the loch. There are 30 designated sites that are £5 p...
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    • Cumbria, United Kingdom

      Climb Scafell Pike

      3.7 mi / 2910 ft gain
      There are 3 main routes up to the summit of Scafell Pike; one from Borrowdale, one from Great Langdale, and the one we chose from Wasdale and the shores of Wast Water, England’s deepest Lake. No route is easier than the others and it’s down to personal preference.The Wasdale trail starts off at b...
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    • Highland, United Kingdom

      Explore Smoo Cave, Scotland

      1.3 mi / 80 ft gain
      Starting at the Smoo Cave visitor parking lot, you will make your way to the trail head and hike down the Scottish coast line towards the mouth of the cave.The walk is about 1.3 miles long with little elevation gain. the entire walk can be completed in anywhere from 20 - 30 minutes but to explore...
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    • Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom

      Hike the Hermitage, Scotland

      4 mi
      Arrive at the Hermitage Car Park right off the A9, and the trail begins just feet from your car. The trail goes through dense forest along the banks of the River Braan, continuing on the path takes you to The Black Linn Falls viewpoint, also known as Ossian's Hall. Not too far from there you will...
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    • Llanberis, United Kingdom

      Hike to the Summit of Mt. Snowdon via the Llanberis Path

      9 mi / 3000 ft gain
      Mount Snowdon has a very rich history and is the most hiked mountain in the United Kingdom and for good reason. There are many different ways to hike to the summit, some are an easy walk and others require technical equipment. The peak can be covered in snow with high winds in winter, and warm wi...
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    • Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

      Catch A Sunrise at the St. Andrews Castle

      There is no better way to start your morning than by waking up to a picturesque sunrise and warm cup of coffee.  In Scotland, where a beautiful day is when it only rains half the day, catching a sunrise can be a bit of a challenge. But with a mix of rain, the sun piercing through the clouds and a...
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    • Highland, United Kingdom

      Explore Balnakeil Beach, Scotland

      4 mi / 300 ft gain
      Balnakeil Beach is located 5 minutes North West of Durness Scotland. Putting "Balnakeil Beach" into your GPS should do the trick.Once you have arrived you can park your car for free by old church ruins right before the path to the beach. There is a main path you can walk on, close to the beach, t...
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