Grab your walking boots and hike as you like!
From May onwards, we’d love to invite you to take part in The Incredible Hike as You Like. Whether you choose to walk 1 mile or 100 miles, the choice is yours!
Decide on your route, with mileage and terrain to suit you and your family and friends. Then have a fantastic day out while raising vital funds for children and young people living with life-limiting conditions and their families across the South West. Raise over £30 and you'll receive a medal.
We've got everything you need to help you get started, all you have to do is plan your route and grab your walking boots!
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Your hike, your way
You may like to plan your own Incredible Hike by deciding on a route with mileage and terrain to suit you, or why not choose one of our suggested routes?
Lerryn to St Winnow Circular PL22
- 5.1miles 8.2km
This delightful walk is a great one for the kids, with scenery that inspired the legendary tales from Wind in the Willows, and an excellent farm museum at St. Winnow.
Pentewan Valley and Black Head PL26
- 6.6 miles / 10.6km
The walk starts at Pentewan and follows the coast path to Hallane, with some nice views, and around Black Head to Trenarren.
Holywell to Crantock TR8
- 4.7 miles / 7.5 km
- Easy / Moderate
A circular walk from Holywell Bay past the remarkable sacred spring and along the coast to the sandy beaches of Polly Joke and Crantock, returning via the fields of West Pentire and the Cubert Common nature conservation area.
Zennor Head, Cornwall TR26
- 4.6 miles / 7.5km
This circular walk heads through farmland and woods before emerging on to the towering granite cliffs of Cornwall's north-west coast – a dramatic section of the South West Coast Path, home to seabirds, wildflowers and Atlantic waves.
Feock to Devoran TR3
- 6.1 miles / 9.8km
- Easy / moderate
The route passes St Feock's Holy well and follows tracks to the creek at Penpol.
Dewerstone Woods And Clay Mining Artifacts PL8
Different options from 1 mile to 4.1 miles / 6.7km
Dewerstone Wood is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and important for its landscape and wildlife as well as for its archaeology and industrial heritage.
Torpoint / Saltash PL10
- Rame Head Peninsula Circular Walk
- 5.7 miles / 9.2km
- Easy / moderate
Rame Head Peninsula Circular Walk is a loop trail located near Torpoint, that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate.
Bodmin Moor PL15
- Brown Willy from Jamaica Inn Circular - Altarnun, Cornwall
- 7.14 miles 950 feet
A circular route from the infamous Jamaica Inn pub up to the highest point on the moor and back.
St Neot Two Valleys PL14
- 5.1 miles / 8.2km
- Moderate to strenuous
The route passes through St Neot towards the church then climbs up to the moorland of Berry Down via small lanes and footpaths. The return route is via small lanes and tracks, ending at the London Inn.
Poundstock to Millook EX23
- 3.4 miles / 5.4 km
- Strenuous as steep gradients
The walk starts at Poundstock and follows a country line out of the Wanson Valley.
Coast to Coast Trail (Cornwall Mineral Tramways)
- 11 Miles / 17.5 km
- Moderate due to distance
This 11-mile trail is ideally suited for keen walkers and offers the chance to explore Cornwall’s industrial history.
The Hangman Hills, Combe Martin EX34
- 4.7 miles / 7.5 km
An inspiring walk that amply rewards the effort involved, with far-reaching views over coast and hills, through an area rich in history.
Lydford Gorge Waterfall Trail EX20
- 2.6 miles / 4.2km
Follow a bubbling Dartmoor stream along a green ravine to thrilling waterfalls and whirlpools.
Burrator Reservoir PL20
- 4.4 miles / 7.1km
Rich in history and legend, Dartmoor National Park offers an exhilarating challenge for walkers and some of the most dramatic views in England.
The Exe Valley Way EX1
You decide the length of route!
A river valley walk between source and sea along the beautiful River Exe.
Babbacombe to Seaton TQ1
We had to include a little stretch of the South West Coast Path and have included the stretch between Babbacombe to Seaton.
Babbacombe to Exmouth
- 14.4 Miles / 23.2km
Exmouth to Sidmouth 12.5 miles
- 12.5 miles / 20.1km
- Easy, moderate to strenuous
Sidmouth to Seaton
- 10.3 miles / 16.6km
- Challenging - Severe to strenuous
Castles and coast way TA5
- 13 miles / 21 km
- Easy to Moderate
Circular walk from Nether Stowey Castle to Stogursey Castle and the England Coast Path
Emsworthy Mire Nature Reserve TQ13
- 5 miles / 8km
Just West of Haytor Rocks is this old stone walled enclosure full of wildlife, moorland farm ruins and in spring thousands of bluebells!
River Erme, Middlecombe Beach and Kingston Circular Near Ivybridge TQ7
- 6 miles / 9.7km
This circular walk explores the beautiful estuary of the River Erme as it meets the English Channel in South Devon.
Dawlish Warren to Exeter along the South West Coast Path and Exe Estuary Trail EX7
- 10.9 miles (17.5 km)
- Easy / Moderate
This walk is part of the Exe Valley Way and joins the coast path at Starcross.
Castle Neroche, Middleroom Wood, and Thurlbear Wood Circular near Chard, Somerset TA20
Departing from Castle Neroche, this meandering circular enjoys neighbouring woods and villages both inside and outside Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Bleadon Hill Walk BS24
- 7.5 miles / 12km
A circular walk from Beacon Hill within the Mendip Hills in Somerset.
Blackdown, Charterhouse and Velvet Bottom Circular BS40
- 6.6 miles 10.6km
This is a lovely route with the most incredible views over the Chew Valley and Beacon Batch.
Leigh Woods – Abbots Leigh Circular BS8
- 6.4 miles 10.3km
This one is great if you don’t have a car as it’s accessible from the city centre. It’s a nice easy walk taking in some of Bristol’s famous views over Avon Gorge, Clifton Suspension Bridge and Ashton Court.
Badminton walk in the Cotswolds GL9
- 5 miles / 8.3km
This walk is through the Duke of Beaufort’s estate, across fields filled with flowers, a grassy airstrip used for Badminton Horse Trials, past castellated barns and cottages, and on through the deer park.
Bath Skyline Walk BA1
- 6miles / 9.6km
- 2 mile option suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs
Only a short stroll from the city centre, enter another world, onto the skyline hills above Bath and beyond.
The Cotswold Way. Cold Ashton SN14 to Bath BA1
- 10.2 miles (16.5 Km)
With over 102 miles (164km) of magical walking, magnificent views, ancient sites and beautiful villages, the Cotswold Way offers a taste of the South you will not forget.
Ebbor Gorge and Wookey Hole BA5
- 4 miles / 6.5km
This walk offers marvellous landscapes, superb woodlands, streams, wildflowers and birdlife with views across the Somerset Levels to Glastonbury. The route follows a path between the high cliffs of Ebbor Gorge, the home of the fascinating limestone caves Wookey Hole.
Cley Hill Summit Loop from Corsley BA12
- 9.34 miles / 15.2km Challenging
People have been drawn to this landmark, for its 2,500-year-old Iron Age hillfort, Bronze Age burial mound and the beauty of the wildlife. The 360 degree view from the top of Cley Hill is just amazing. While climbing to the top is most visitors' first thought, make time to enjoy the lower slopes on the west and north sides; here you can expect to see buzzards, kestrels and the occasional hobby soaring above the hillfort ramparts and yellowhammer darting through the hedgerows.
The Jubilee Way. Aust BS35 to Old Sodbury BS37
- 17 miles / 27km
The Jubilee Way is a 27km/17 mile long route which links Aust, at the south side of the Severn Bridge, with Old Sodbury at the base of the Cotswold Hills. It offers a scenic walk along the banks of the Severn Estuary before heading east over the fertile fields of the Severn Vale towards Thornbury, and then on to the limestone escarpment of the Cotswolds.
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