Here, the East Midlands covers the area bounded by the Humber, Sheffield, the White Peak, Lichfield, Rugby, Swindon, Peterborough and Kings Lynn.
The East Midlands area contains only one National Trail (the Pennine Bridleway) other than a planned section of the England Coast Path, though the Pennine Way begins on what is really the north side of the line.
Local authorities have woven managed routes into the local fabric. These include the trails in the Peak District and the Viking Way.
Individuals’ routes abound throughout the region, including the Leicestershire Round and the Robin Hood Way, all the way down to very local routes which may only exist as a PDF download (or worse) from a website of greater or lesser obscurity. In fact, the websites and other information sources for all unofficial walk routes differ greatly in quality and updating practice.
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