If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of the football then step outside and explore our selection of peaceful routes to enjoy some time away from the cheering crowds.
1. Lune Valley & Kirby Lonsdale, Cumbria (FREE)
Length: 5.47 miles
By Steve Gould
This peaceful route along the river is calming and relaxing. A great way to see more of the Dales with the ability to get a panoramic view and unusual access to the riverbanks, so take the chance to explore!
Best for: Quiet minds
2. Wye Valley Walk, Herefordshire (£)
Length: 10.26 miles
By Walking World
This route is the perfect short escape. By following the river along the calm track, you pass through meadows of blooming wild flowers and towering woodlands.
Best for: Flower lovers
3. Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire (FREE)
Length: 45.68 miles
A gentle drive around the historic town of Melton Mowbray, famous for its regional produce of yummy food! Be sure to include the pork pies and creamy stilton on this Leicestershire tour, all while admiring the pretty scenery.
Best for: Foodies
4. An Caisteal and Beinn a’Chroin, Stirling (£)
Difficulty: Very Hard
Length: 8.69 miles
By Walk Highlands
Although a challenging walk, this route really gives you a feeling of isolation and peace. With stunning view of Ben Nevis and surrounding highlands, it really is worth every step.
Best for: The keen explorer
5. Mersea Island, Essex (FREE)
Length: 12.24 miles
A simple yet activity-filled walk with the chance to stop off and try Mersea’s famous oysters and have a drink at the vineyard and brewery. Not forgetting the views of the beautiful coastline and colourful beach huts.
Best for: Sea legs