Top 5 Hiking Destinations in Тhe UK to Try This Summer
Want to spend time in nature and explore some of the best hiking trails in the UK this summer? Check out the best destinations and what they have to offer.
- Peak District
This is Britain’s first National Park and the third most visited National Park in the World. Home to unique and dramatic landscapes, Peak District is definitely the right choice to put on your bucket list of summer memories. No matter which part of Peak District you decide to hike, there is a guarantee that you will witness breathtaking views and sceneries you would love to take a snap of. Peak District offers something to suit all tastes — whether you prefer gentle walking or you are up for a serious hiking, you will be satisfied.
Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Shropshire will take your breath with its stunning views of unspoiled nature. Whether you are looking for a new hiking trail to conquer, a place to relax, or an escape from the mundane city life, Shropshire will meet all your expectations. Lovely hills, picturesque villages, beautiful river valleys, endless meadows and mysterious woodlands — Shropshire has it all.
Cornwall is a peninsula in the South West England that has the longest coastline in Britain. Its beautiful villages, pure bright blue waters, parks, gardens, landmarks, endless dunes, and dramatic cliffs will steal your heart! The best thing is that every mile of Cornwall is accessible on foot. Do not hesitate but make sure that during the summer you visit this history-rich area full of rugged beauty.
4. Gower Peninsula
Another peninsula that would be a perfect choice for summer time hiking. You will be impressed by the unspoiled nature of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are plenty of walks you can choose from, all worth trying. Hiking through the peninsula will reveal picturesque fishing villages, cosy towns, diverse coastline, historic sights and spectacular cliffs that will open up another amazing views in front of your horizons.
5. Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight is the largest island in England and an area with a milder sub climate so it is always warmer than mainland England. The island is a paradise for those who love hiking — over 500 miles of footpaths that can suit both beginners and master hikers. What can you expect— various countryside views of woodland and fields, stunning and unspoiled coastlines, beautiful cliffs, colourful villages and towns, and many other landscapes that will fill your need of ‘disconnecting’ from the big city.