Everyone, including those in wheelchairs and pushchairs. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn.Terrain:
Good wide paths with flat, smooth and relatively hard surfaces, absolute minimum of obstructions such as steps, all gates and barriers wheelchair-accessible (no stiles), minimal gradients except over extremely short distances, with possibly a few steeper slopes if assistance is available to push wheelchairs.Pace:
Suitable for wheelchair users.Facilities:
Meeting point has suitable car parking for people with wheelchairs, and/or accessible public transport and toilets. Walks above 2 miles must include an opportunity to leave the walk early.
Anyone unless they have a mobility difficulty, a specific health problem or are seriously unfit, and generally for pushchairs if they can be lift-ed over occasional obstructions. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn.Terrain:
Mostly on easy paths with good surfaces. May have a few gentle climbs but no lengthy and sustained ascents. Minimal obstructions, including stiles, and no long or difficult flights of steps.Facilities:
Walks above 2 miles must include an opportunity to leave the walk early.Pace: Slow. Length:
No longer than 5 miles. Longer walks should be graded as leisurely.
For reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are recommended.Terrain:
Includes unsurfaced country paths that may be narrow, uneven, muddy or overgrown, and obstructions such as stiles, narrow bridges, stepping-stones and steps. May be hilly, with a few ascents and descents. May also include walks that would otherwise be graded easy access or easy but are longer than 5 miles.Pace:
Slow or moderate pace; could include otherwise Easy (E) walks taken at a moderate pace.Length:
No longer than 9 miles, longer walks should be graded as moderate.
People with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential.Terrain:
As leisurely walks, but with some sustained climbs and perhaps some moderate walking on open hillsides or moorland in the warmer months.Pace:
Moderate pace; could include walks on leisurely terrain taken at a brisk pace.Length:
No longer than 13 miles, longer walks should be graded as strenuous.
Experienced country walkers with above average fitness. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential. People in doubt are advised to contact the organiser or leader in advance.Terrain:
Rough country and mountains, a few long or lots of short ascents and descents on rough paths and across open country.Pace:
Moderate or brisk pace; could include walks on moderate terrain taken at a brisk pace.