National Trails in the UK
There are 15 - and rising - National Trails in England and Wales. In Scotland, there are no designated National Trails, but there are Long Distance Routes, essentially the same thing!
Hadrians Wall Path
North Downs Way
Offa's Dyke Path
Peddar's Way & Norfolk Coast Path
South Downs Way
South West Coast Path
OS Landranger Maps (1:25,000 scale) are the best for walking purposes - they show field boundaries and paths quite well.
All OS maps are available to Britain Express readers by special arrangement at 10% off retail price. Click here.
Guidebooks & Accommodation
Stillwell's National Trail Companion by Tim Stillwell and Dean Conway, Stillwell Publications - lists accommodation on and near national trails throughout the UK and Ireland
The Rambler's Yearbook and Accommodation Guide published by the Rambler's Association - lists accommodation and walking resources.
Offa's Dyke Centre, West Street, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1EW, website: www.ramblers.org.uk
Sherpa Van - a useful service to walkers - Sherpa Van will carry your baggage between points on all National Trails, leaving you free to enjoy the walking without carrying all your gear with you. Can also arrange accommodation along the trails.