May 12, 2019

Hiking and walking trails near London

Hiking and walking trails near London - here are a few ideas

One of my new year resolutions was to spend as much time as possible outdoors.

I usually escape to Europe for weekend getaways- when I feel like I need some me-time with nature.

Spending a weekend in the Scottish Highlands last year made me realize how little of the UK I have explored – even though I’ve lived here for nearly 10 years now. This year I’ve been aiming to discover more of the UK.

Here are the top hiking and walking trails near London.


Seaford to Eastbourne, 13.8 miles

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Had the most incredible day in Sussex, walking through beautiful quaint villages, green fields and unspoilt coastline. I’ve been to 7 sisters cliffs before, but it was so foggy you couldn’t see 2 ft in front you. But today… today has been absolutely stunning ☀️ #visitengland #mymicrogap #outdoors #neverstopexploring

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How to get there: Take a train from Victoria or Clapham Junction to Seaford. Takes about 90 minutes to get there. You can also start the hike from Eastbourne and walk to Seaford.


For more details on this hiking route head here


Hampstead Heath, 6.5 miles

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Autumn peeking through ⛅️🍂 • Photo via @missbrittt

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How to get there: Take a northern line train to Hampstead.  


Epping Forest Oak Trail, 7 miles

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Epping Forest, Essex, UK. Early autumn from Epping forest. Colours are late changing this year. #eppingforest #epping #forest #autumnvibes🍁 #autumn🍂 #landscapephotography #landscapeslovers #essex #landscapephoto #woods #autumncolors🍁 #essexlandscapes #fujixt3 #fujifilm_xseries #fujifilm_uk #tree #ig_landscapes #hikingtrails #beautifulbritain #naturelover💚

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How to get there: There are various ways, depending on where you’re coming from. The closest tube station is Loughton.


Do you know of any awesome trails? Give me some tips, pretty please!

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