Top five best hikes in Britain | Top Trails

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Britain is really a country for walkers. From the Lizard Peninsula deep in the south west of Cornwall to Inverness in the north of Scotland, the scenery is astonishing and the landscapes are magnificent. Britain, in other words, is made for walking. What are the five best long distance trails in Britain?

Hadrians Wall's Path: top trail of BritainHadrian’s Wall Path | Northern England

The Hadrian’s Wall Path follows the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall. Hadrians Wall was built by the Romans to protect the empire from the north. Only parts of the wall remain and it is possible to walk along it.

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West Highland Way | Scotland

Scotland is really the place to be for hikers. The West Highland Way is one of the most famous trails in Great Britain.

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Cotswold Way | Central England

The Cotswold Way offers magical walking, with long distance views from the Cotswold escarpment, and journeys through picturesque villages and past famous ancient sites.

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South West Coast Path | South England

This is one of the best walks in the world. Where else can you walk along 630 miles (more than 1000 km) of such superb coastline? In the South West of England!

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Offa’s Dyke Path | Central England/Wales

This National Trail follows the English/Welsh border alongside the 8th Century Offa's Dyke. It takes you through changing landscapes offering amazing opportunities to catch a view of Britain's native wildlife.

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