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England's Pennine Way NT Joins IAT
24-04-2013

In April 2013, Britain's first National Trail - the Pennine Way - joined the IAT. The 268-mile (429-km) path follows the top of the Pennine Mountains along the rugged backbone of north-central England, from the Peak District National Park through the Yorkshire Dales and over Hadrian's Wall to the Cheviots Hills on the border with Scotland. It is amongst the finest upland walking in England.

 

 

The Peninne Way National Trail is a grand traverse up the center of England, with 17% within the Peak Districk National Park, 20% in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and 24% within the Northumberland National Park. (Total 61% designated.) Highlights include Kinder Scout, Stoodley Pike, Top Withins, Malham Cove, Pen-y-ghent, Tan Hill, High Force, Cauldron Snout, High Cup Nick, Cross Fell, Hadrians Wall, and The Cheviot.

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Since October 2012, nine UK National Trails (www.nationaltrail.co.uk) have joined the Pembrokeshire Coast Path as members of the IAT, including:

 

North Downs Way

 

Thames Path

 

South Downs Way

 

Ridgeway

 

South West Coast Path

 

Cotswold Way

 

Offa's Dyke Path

 

Peddar's Way & Norfolk Coast Path

 

Welcome to the International Appalachian Trail !!