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

Hit the North

Our walks and trails in the North West of England are now available
through outdoor discovery app ViewRanger.

ViewRanger is totally free to download, and works without phone or data coverage.
Explore the app and our routes here!

A very big house in the country

viewpoint

How has hidden Chevening House shaped the local and global landscape?

  • 15 mins

Walk the line

trail

Follow an ancient king along the dramatic border between England and Wales

  • 1 hour 30 mins
  • 3 miles

Castles in the air

walk

A walk up Alport Dale to the tottering towers of Alport Castles in the Peak District

  • 4 hours
  • 7 ½ 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