The 8 most epic hikes in the UK to try now, from Scafell Pike to the Essex Broomway

From Snowdonia scrambles to treks across tidal sand flats, Britain is home to some dramatic, thrilling long walks. Here’s our pick of the best.

Richard Mellor
Wednesday 08 January 2020 16:32

While the UK is famous for muddy pub walks and gently undulating coast-path sections, its terrain also allows for some longer, tougher one-day treks.

Some of them are even less than 50 miles from London.

Put in the hard yards, and you’ll be rewarded with wondrous views, true wildness and the odd haunted bothy.

Click through our gallery above for our pick of the best eight hikes in the UK.

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