9 walks to bring you back down to Earth

Various, UK

Earth Day walks to heal the soul.

Earth Day is an annual celebration of the planet we call home. So put down the electronics and enjoy the warm spring breeze and blooming flowers on your adventure into nature. Why not explore a national park or take a visit to your local forest?

Butterflies and Orchids of the North Downs

The picturesque areas of Box Hill and Ranmore Common are the gems of the North Downs, filled with flowers, butterflies, and birds; a great escape from the grey concrete jungles of our cities. Hike or cycle up Box Hill and expect breathtaking views out over Surrey when you reach the top.

From £50

Up close and personal in Deer Park

Grab your camera for this one and get adorable pictures of red and fallow deer in their natural habitat. Walk across rolling hills and fields to hunt for the stunning animals and even have an opportunity to feed them. Perfect for those up close and personal pics.

From £22

Amazing Eight Brecon Beacons Waterfalls Hiking Tour

Not one for the faint of heart! Take on this 9-mile hike through the Brecon Beacons National Park to six awe-inspiring waterfalls. Get as close as you dare for some epic photo opportunities and even walk behind one to follow the footpath onwards.

From £59.50

Half Day Pilgrim’s Walk on St. Patrick’s Way

Walk the way pf the pilgrim and hear the story of St. Patrick in a way you’ve never heard it before. Visit Inch Abbey and Saul Church on the way and pop into the St. Patrick Centre, filled with artifacts and information about Ireland’s patron saint.

From £42

Stanmore Circular Private Walking Tour

Who said you had to leave London to get in touch with nature? Widely considered one of the greenest cities in Europe it’s no wonder this scenic tour of Stanmore’s historical countryside. Visit prehistoric sites, one of the oldest oak trees in London, and Roman battlefields on this guided tour.

From £60

King Arthur’s Wye Valley Walk

Explore the Wye Valley with a lookout from Symmonds Yat Rock with a view of the incredible Huntsham Oxbow. Wander the woodland alongside the river and check out the Iron Age hill fort, King Arthur’s Cave, and Biblin’s Wibbly Wobbly Bridge.

From £59

Afternoon Walk with Nature and History at Mar Lodge Estate

Discover the Mar Lodge Estate nestled in the Cairngorms National Park, the largest National Nature Reserve in the UK. Keep your eyes peeled for red squirrels and pine martens around this retreat built in 1895 as you trek through the Caledonian pine forest to the Lui water and Linn o’ Dee.

From £65

Loch Lomond National Park Tour

Scotland’s countryside is top tier, and this tour of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park will show you the best of the best. Head out on two separate guided walks around the largest lake in Great Britain, and up high over the rolling hills for a spectacular view.

From £54

Cumbria Gorge Walking

This is one for adventurers and thrill seekers! Jump, climb, and slide through the Cumbrian countryside, explore river caves, and look for wildlife on the way. With an expert guide on hand, you’ll have no fear of getting turned around and your trip will be captured on a waterproof camera.

From £54.99