I have found some great Free Software for Route Planning for Walking and Cycling, by using http://www.heritage-maps.com.
with automatic, distance and height gauge graph. Special map markers to high-light important features, including safety, weather and A4 printing options. First. Edition April 2009. Teach yourself to make a heritage route maps. Please Pass on to your friends, find good walking and cycling routes everywhere. Including all water sports, rivers, lakes and open sea.