Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Dungeness © Caroline Millar RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

Discover the stories of Britain through walks

Find a walk near you

From a longer walk to a quick stop-off...

  • 3-5 hrs


  • A longer walk: 3-8 miles
  • 1-2 hrs


  • A short stroll: 1-3 miles
  • 15 mins


  • A quick stop-off: 0-½ mile
  • 5 mins


  • Britain from the Air

...from the city to the seaside...




Discovering Britain brings geography alive for everyone. Break a long car journey by stopping at a viewpoint, find a short family trail or really get stuck into the landscape on a longer walk.

Nicholas Crane, Immediate Past President, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

...discover what's on your doorstep or go further afield

Summer strolls

Longer days, warmer nights, flowers in bloom, chidren out of school -
summer is a great time to enjoy a refreshing walk.

So head for the hills, cruise to the coast, or explore the urban jungle - step this way...

Head above the water


Why is Morecambe Bay writer Karen Lloyd's favourite viewpoint?

  • 15 mins

Paving the way


Discover the weird and wonderful limestone pavement of Malham Cove

  • 1 ½ hours
  • 3 miles

Saved haven


Discover why Sandwich is England's best-preserved medieval town

  • 2 miles

From Shetland to Southend, Brecon to Belfast, Discovering Britain has been created by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) to delve deeper into Britain's landscapes