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Walks in the Midlands
Cannock Chase
Walking through Cannock Chase, one of the many delight places to walk in the Midlands

While the Midlands are not instantly recognisable as a walking destination there are many places where walking can be a real pleasure. For a start there are many places of outstanding beauty such as Cannock Chase, Arden, The Mease, Charnwood Forest, The Fens, The Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire Wolds, The Lincolnshire Wolds, The Trent Valley, The Potteries, The Cheshire & Shropshire Plains, Staffordshire and Sherwood Forest. In between there are many lovely countryside walks with quaint English towns and villages serving as havens for rest and refreshment before, during and after a walk. Through the efforts of guest contributors like Ken Brockway, Adam Gallimore and others and with a few of my much too infrequent efforts added I offer a selection of walks for Midlanders to enjoy on these pages.

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Walks in more Midland's counties:  
The Wrekin and the Ercall The most spectacular Shropshire walk with fantastic woodland and views to rival those of many higher mountains.
Fulbeck and Caythorpe A short walk of five miles which visits two quaint Lincolnshire villages during a stroll of rural adventure.
King's Cliffe and Apethorpe A walk of just under eight miles in Northamptonshire with a dismantle railway walk and a memorial to Glenn Miller.
Oasby, Heydour, Kelby, Culverthorpe Park and Aisby A rural Lincolnshire villages walk negotiating the maze of fields and parkland between five small and pretty villages.
Church Stretton to Shrewsbury A wonderful eighteen mile linear walk through the delights of the Shropshire countryside.
Church Minshull, the River Weaver and the Shropshire Canal Ken Brockway visits the rural heart of the county of Cheshire for this lovely seven mile walk amidst Tudor splendour.
The Longmynd Hike Adam Gallimore treks 50 Shropshire miles in the Long Mynd and Welsh Marches on this epic challenge walk.

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