Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Mid Craven Fault, Settle © Tony Stephens

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

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

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Ben Nevis © Helen Rawling RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

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

Approaching the Falkirk Wheel © Rory Walsh 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

12 Days Out Of Christmas

For some festive fun we've picked a dozen of our walks, trails and viewpoints for you to try over the winter break. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to see them all!

Kinder surprise

viewpoint

How did a Sunday ramble in the Peak District lead to prison?

  • 15 mins

Iron valley

trail

Discover the hidden landscape story of Pontypool in South Wales

  • 1 hr 30 mins
  • 2 miles

Saved haven

walk

Discover why Sandwich is England's best-preserved medieval town

  • 2 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