Skip to main content

Britain’s most trodden paths?

By [email protected] - 23rd August 2016 - 15:22

The Lake District tops a league table of Britains favourite outdoor routes. The new league tables are compiled from 10 years of routing data from Ordnance Survey’s (OS) digital outdoor products. The analysis of over half a million routes reveals just how highly revered the Lake District is. Eighteen of the top twenty most popular places to create a route fall in the heart of the Lake District National Park, close to popular tourist locations Keswick, Ambleside, Grasmere, Helvellyn and Scafell Pike. The other two top twenty places are in Snowdonia and Yorkshire Dales. OS has also produced a league table of the most popular towns and cities where people like to create routes. Again the Lake District prevails with Keswick and Ambleside topping the table.

Download a PDF of this article