St Cuthbert's Way is a route that joins with the Sir Walter
Scott Way at Melrose. The Way is 62.5 miles and runs from Melrose to
Lindisfarne (Holy Island) in Northumberland. This website is also
Rob Roy Way is a walking route from Drymen to Pitlochry in
the Scottish Highlands. This is either 79 or 92 miles in length
dependent on the route option taken. This website is also
The Sir Walter Scott Way is a new walking route from Moffat past
Abbotsford to Cockburnspath in the south of Scotland. This is 92 miles
in length and offers open and varied countryside, interesting
communities, and an historical connection brought alive in the writing
of Sir Walter Scott and in the buildings and towers passed on the
route. This website is also maintained by
The St Oswald's Way was developed around 2006 and is a new walking route in the NE of England linking the St Cuthbert's Way with the Roman Heritage Way / Hadrian's Wall Path.
This Way starts from the Holy Island that commemorates St Aidan and St Cuthbert and finished at Heavenfield a point close to the centre of Hadrian's Wall Path. The route offers a mixture of coastal paths and inland routes and opens up large parts of the Northumberland countryside.
The Great Glen Way is a SNH supported route. There is an official
website and an alternative website maintained by
I-Net Support. This is designed to a similar format to
all other I-Net Support websites offering the walker a lot of interesting background and
The Roman Heritage Way is group of three walks that covers the
North of England and the South of Scotland. The route is developed from
a series of linked waymarked routes either set up by the English
Nature Trails or by routes supported by Scottish Borders Paths and
Northumberland Council. The Way offers a cross border walk from either
the west coast or the east coast then heading over the Cheviots to the
Tweed valley. Alternatively it can be a coast to coast route this being
the Hadrian's Wall Path.
The website is maintained by
Borders Abbeys Way is a 65 mile (105 Km) circular route in the South East of Scotland. It takes in the location of the five Border
Abbeys of Selkirk, Kelso, Jedburgh, Melrose and Dryburgh, although only the last four are visible in part as ruins.
Enjoy this walk of varied terrain and scenery over a 5 day period and learn about the religious and reiver history
that extends over 14 centuries.
The Weardale Way which was originally devised in the early 90's has seen in 2006 its route being extended and re-aligned in parts to make it a more varied walk.
The route passes through a World Heritage Site and a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Running from the North Sea to the North Pennines it is 77 miles in length. Starting with a day of more city and urban surroundings it progressively heads into more rural locations before reaching some of the most remote parts of England. Another highlight of the Way is the section throught the heart of Durham.
The Cateran Trail acknowledged as the first Scottish Circular Long Distance walking route this 65 mile (104 Km) route has much to recommend it to the outdoor enthusiast. Situated in the heart of Scotland straddling Highland Perthshire and part of the Angus Glens.
This route takes its title from the name given to the 15th to 17th century cattle thieves of Highland Scotland
Walkingwild is a joint project between Scotland's Area Tourist
Boards and VisitScotland. This project is part funded by the European
The website details a very wide range of walks. These are walks of all standards and
types and the webiste is a must for the walker who wants to know how
to access and enjoy the great outdoor on foot.
The Southern Upland Way was the first Official Waymarket route in
Scotland and is 212 miles from coastline to coastline. It runs from
Portpatrick on Dumfries & Galloway to Cockburnspath in the Scottish
The Ranger Services in the repective areas undertake the ongoing
maintenance of the route and the Official Website is managed by
Dumfries & Galloway Council.
The Sir Walter Scott Way is a route developed from the eastern
section of this way.
Walkingworld Ltd. is an independently owned company promoting
information on mainly day walks in the hills fells and contryside. The
walks are often submitted to the website from local walking enthusiasts
and this website will provide details of walks that could be of
interest from across the UK.
The LDWA is an Association of people with the common interest of walking long distances in rural, mountainous or moorland areas. By joining the LDWA, you will meet other like-minded long distance walkers and gain access to information on walking events and long distance walking routes all over the UK.
Anstruther Pleasure Trips operates during the tourism season boat trips out to the Isle of May, allowing the walker to visit the island and enjoy the natural history and beauty of this small island at the mouth of the Firth.