Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Approaching the Falkirk Wheel © Rory Walsh RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Kelston Round Hill, Saltford © Rory Walsh RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Mid Craven Fault, Settle © Tony Stephens

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

London Bridge artwork © Rory Walsh RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Lavender fields, Shoreham © Thomas Alexander

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Ben Nevis © Helen Rawling RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

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

Walks

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

Trails

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

Viewpoints

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

Aerial

  • Britain from the Air

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

Urban

Rural

Coastal

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, President, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

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

Rising to the challenge

"For me, having stories attached to walks always makes them much more interesting." 

Find out how Nicholas Crane got on when he tried one of our most challenging walks - a 10 mile circuit to Great Dun Fell in the wild North Pennines for the current issue of Country Walking magazine

 

 

Ice Road

viewpoint

Why do the road and railway make such a high detour to cross the Grampian Mountains at Drumochter Pass?

  • 15 mins

From flowers to flyovers

trail

Explore Croydon’s lost landscapes

  • 1 hr
  • 2 miles

Medieval landscape

walk

Discover the autumn colours of the Dudwell Valley

  • 6 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