Friday 3rd April is National Walking Day and with spring in the air, there is no reason to not be out in the sunshine! Here at Heat Holders we love a weekend spent walking in the British countryside so we have put together the top 5 places to go hiking in the UK just for you.
Why not spend National Walking Day appreciating the UK’s scenery and getting a little bit of exercise?

Cotswold Way The Cotswold’s are one of the UK’s most iconic locations for people to visit. With rolling hills, meadows and stone built buildings, this is a picturesque area that is perfect for anyone wanting to escape. The Cotswold Way is a 102 mile long National Trail running between Chipping Campden and Bath. There are a number of circular walks, as well as lots of little shorter walks. So if you’re not a professional hiker then taking in the views can be done without having to do the entire trail.

Offa’s Dyke Path Offa’s Dyke Path is a 177 mile walking trail through eight different counties and crossing the English and Welsh border 20 times. The trail passes through the Brecon Beacons National Park, the Wye Valley, the Shropshire Hill and the Clwydian Range – perfect for a day spent admiring what a beautiful country we have.

Malhamdale With so many incredible views to see, including Malham Cove a dramatic cliff face of 260 feet high, Malhamdale is a small village in the south of the Yorkshire Dales that should be on everyone’s bucket list. There are waterfalls, gorges and a National Trust house which will keep you entertained for hours.

Ivybridge, Devon Ivybridge is an alternative to the general seaside holidays in Devon, with countryside for miles and a traditional heritage of Devonshire industries, this town is something for those wanting a relaxing walk through a beautiful village.

South Downs Way South Downs Way is a 100 miles National Trail following the route through the chalk escarpment and ridges of the South Downs. It is an idyllic island in the South East, minutes from the city centre but far away enough to make you feel as if you have escaped. The South Downs passes through landscaped of protected habitat including chalk rivers, chalk grasslands and ancient woodland. This beautiful area of England is not to be missed!