North Yorkshire Revealed as UK’s Pub Walk Capital

  • AA names counties with most pubs along walking routes
  • Somerset, Cumbria, Hampshire and Gloucestershire among top destinations for walkers seeking refreshment and a place to stay



To mark National Walking Month and the launch of UK walking routes on their travel site RatedTrips.com, AA Media has today revealed the UK’s top counties for pub walks.

North Yorkshire has been named the UK’s top destination for pub walks, with 29 AA-rated inns and pubs located within five miles of the walking routes listed for the county on RatedTrips.com. Somerset and Cumbria came in close behind at second and third, with 26 and 25 pubs along featured walking routes, while Hampshire and Gloucestershire rounded out the top five counties with 23 and 22 respectively.

The top 10 counties for pub walks are:


  1. North Yorkshire
  2. Somerset
  3. Cumbria
  4. Hampshire
  5. Gloucestershire
  6. Oxfordshire
  7. Devon
  8. Kent
  9. Cornwall
  10. Derbyshire

Simon Numphud, Managing Director at AA Media, said, With lockdown lifting, we are pleased to announce the launch of walking routes on AA RatedTrips.com to help the British public plan outings to meet friends and explore the country. As we mark National Walking Month, we look forward to helping holiday makers, day-trippers and those seeking an escape to find their new favourite walking route and pub garden with the help of RatedTrips.”

Launching this month, RatedTrips.com features over 1,000 walking routes around the UK, enabling travellers to plan their itinerary wherever they’re looking to explore. With regional search functionality, clear directions, and dedicated pages for each route providing information on walk distance, difficulty, nearby pubs, restaurants and hotels and more, RatedTrips helps walkers discover their perfect route.


Discover more UK walks at RatedTrips.com: https://www.ratedtrips.com/walking