With sweeping cliffs leading to a cracked limestone pavement at Malham Cove, he beat two Cornwall walks – the Botallack Mine Walk and the Lizard Peninsula Circuit – into second place by 88 points each
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A rugged landscape that sets the stage for one of Harry Potter’s darkest scenes has been voted Britain’s Best Hiking Trail.
Set in Rugged Malham Cove in North Yorkshire, the three main characters – Harry, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger – parted ways in Part One of the Deathly Hallows.
It’s also the most magical place to stroll, scoring 89 out of 100 and five stars for its stunning scenery in a survey by Consumer Protection Agency “Which?”
With sweeping cliffs leading to a cracked limestone pavement at Malham Cove, he beat two Cornwall walks – the Botallack Mine Walk and the Lizard Peninsula Circuit – into second place by 88 points each.
The “challenging” seven-mile Lizard hike received five stars for its scenery and wildlife, including rare choughs and basking sharks.
The Lake District was the most popular area for quality walks, occupying six places in the list of 51 walks.
The Peak District, Cornwall and Northumberland each had three of the best.
Dorset, the North Yorkshire Moors, Snowdonia, London and Surrey and had two each.
Rory Boland, editor of which? Travel, said: “Britain has an amazing variety of hiking trails.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/yorkshire-route-featured-harry-potter-26615290 Mentioned in the Harry Potter film, the Yorkshire route has been named Britain's favorite walking country