Map of lost paths

We've searched all of England and Wales and found over 49,000 miles of paths that could be lost forever, unless we come together to save them.

Don't Lose Your Way

Over the past year we have searched all of England and Wales and have found over 49,000 miles of paths which could be lost forever.

View the map of lost paths here

If you have any questions about the map, then check out our FAQs.

Identifying lost paths is just the start of a long process to put them back on the map, and we now need to prioritise, research and apply for the paths to be restored before 2026.

Read more about what comes next, and how to get involved


As Britain’s leading walking charity, we believe everyone has the right to enjoy the outdoors on foot. We want all paths that are not on the definitive map to be saved before it’s too late, and we can only do this with your help. Please support our work:

Get in Touch

If you have a question about the project, check our FAQs. If your question isn’t answered there, you can contact the team at: 0203 961 3283

Don't Lose Your Way is generously supported by Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust, players of People’s Postcode Lottery and Cotswold Outdoor