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There are plenty of places to see and visit in England. Whether you love hiking or cycling, England is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in England

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    1

    Mam Tor

    Hiking Highlight

    The thing I love about Mam Tor is the sheer amount of options you have. I've been here several times and you can do a really short walk from the …

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    Adele
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    2

    Old Man of Coniston

    Hiking Highlight

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    3

    Catbells

    Hiking Highlight

    The hike along Catbells is extremely popular — and for good reason. The walk is absolutely classic; fun terrain, spectacular views, lots of places to stop for picnics. In high …

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    4

    Helvellyn

    Hiking Highlight

    As the third highest mountain in the Lake District, the views from Helvellyn are absolutely magnificent. However, this mountain is not simply a mere slog to the summit. If you …

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    5

    Haytor Rocks

    Hiking Highlight

    Prepare to be amazed by Haytor Rocks! The much-photographed landmark is even more impressive when you experience it first-hand. If you climb to the top, you can experience panoramic views …

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    6

    Ingleborough

    Hiking Highlight

    The Ingleborough summit richly rewards all those that conquer it with a magnificent panoramic view of Whernside, Pen-y-ghent, Pendle Hill, out into Morecambe Bay and over to the Lakeland hills. …

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    7

    Scafell Pike

    Hiking Highlight

    At 3,209 feet (978 meters) Scafell Pike is England's highest mountain. The summit is also one of the most stunning due to its remote location and awe-inspiring views. While many …

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    8

    Blencathra

    Hiking Highlight

    Not the biggest fell in the area, but Blencathra provides panoramic views of most of the Northern Lake District. With so many routes up, no matter your experience there's a route for you.

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    Tom
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    9

    The Wrekin

    Hiking Highlight

    A 'little mountain' in Shropshire dominating the surrounding countryside. The shortest walk to the summit from the forest glen car park is very well marked. The start of the trail …

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    Roger
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    10

    Grisedale Pike

    Hiking Highlight

    Rising gracefully to a sharp peak piercing the north-western skies of Lakeland, Grisedale Pike is a fine mountain with superlative views. If you’re feeling energetic, tick it off as part …

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    11

    Stiperstones

    Hiking Highlight

    You can recognise the Stiperstones ridge by the jagged tors at its southern end. Nearly 500 million years ago, the ridge would have risen out above glaciers and the constant …

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    12

    Leith Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    A beautiful spot with great views towards the South Downs. The tower even contains a small room at its base that is operating as a cafe at specific dates and times, serving hot drinks and food to go.

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    LK
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    13

    Fairfield

    Hiking Highlight

    Centrepiece of its namesake horseshoe, Fairfield is rarely a walker’s sole goal. Instead it is renowned as the highest point of the much-frequented Fairfield Horseshoe, a looped ridge walk bagging …

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    14

    Kinder Scout

    Hiking Highlight

    The moorland plateau belongs to the Derbyshire Peak District. The highest point in Derbyshire and the East Midlands, it offers excellent views onto the surrounding area. The path can be …

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    Daniela
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    15

    Caer Caradoc

    Hiking Highlight

    Caer Caradoc might not be the tallest of the Shropshire Hills but what it lacks in height, it certainly makes up for in character. The iconic hill has a very …

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    16

    Lose Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    At roughly 476m, Lose Hill is situated at the end of Great Ridge and provides breathtaking views over Mam Tor, as well as Hope and Edale valleys.

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    17

    Higger Tor

    Hiking Highlight

    Be sure to take a camera for the views

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    Anton
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    18

    High crag

    Hiking Highlight

    This is a very open mountain, and as above the winds can be very bad, if you do decide to go up in high winds please do stay to Eastern …

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    Tom
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    19

    Maiden Moor

    Hiking Highlight

    When hiking up the ridge from Cat Bells, Maiden Moor is the next summit you will reach. While its flat summit is no rival to that of better known neighbours …

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    20

    Richmond Park

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Go between 6-7am and the park is closed to cars!

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    Lexi

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