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6 walks you never knew you wanted to do!

By Mark Wright I think we’re all familiar with the classic long distance walks such as Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast, the Roman frontier Hadrian’s Wall and the iconic West Highland Way, firm favourites each of them and rightly so. However as we turn our attention to our 2022 holidays we’re looking at what we…

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Travel Safety Advice – Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus COVID-19 The pandemic continues to have a significant impact on all of our lives, however we have successfully operated a vast number of holidays throughout 2021 and demand for 2022 is even greater than ever, both from domestic and overseas clients. During these uncertain times, we pledge to be even more flexible and to…

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Next year’s holiday at this year’s price!

By Mark Wright It makes sense to book early if you are hoping to enjoy one of our walking holidays next year, especially if you are thinking about one of our most popular routes such as Coast to Coast, Hadrian’s Wall or the West Highland Way. Booking early also saves you money. We told you…

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We’re at Keswick Mountain Festival this weekend!

It’s Keswick Mountain Festival this weekend, a three day event celebrating everything we all love about the outdoors, packed full of events, speakers, adventure films, activities to try, live music and camping. It’s held in a beautiful park on the shores of Derwent Water, just walking distance from the Mickledore office. The good news is…

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Take to the Trails in October

By Mark Wright Our September holidays are filling up fast, however there’s still plenty of time to enjoy a walking holiday before winter sets in. We have availability on many of our most popular routes throughout October. I really enjoy October. I like the change in the landscape as the autumn colours come to prominence…

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Latest Ready to Go Holidays

We don’t have any ready-made holidays available at present. Our full range of self guided walking holidays can be viewed here      

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KE traveller Bill tackles Hadrian’s Wall – his first ever Mickledore holiday!

By Alex Greenwood KE Adventure Travel is Mickledore’s sister company, also based in Keswick, and traveller Bill Heath has taken on some of KE’s most challenging treks across Nepal, Peru and to the summit of Kilimanjaro. But he’d never walked the entire Hadrian’s Wall Path. Like many of us, he’s had more time on his…

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Tales from the Trails: Maggie and the Isle of Wight Coastal Path

By Alex Greenwood Maggie and Jane from Devon recently embarked on their very first Mickledore walking holiday. This was their chance to see if long distance walking holidays were really for them. Would it be a one-off or the way forward? Maggie takes up the story. “This was our first Mickledore holiday. We felt that…

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Best Views in the UK

By Mark Wright If you’re looking for a little inspiration for your next walking holiday, then help is at hand. Here we showcase what we believe are ten of the very best views in the UK. The wonderful thing about them is they can all be enjoyed on one of our walking holidays. We’re sure…

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Linda and Leslie on the Coast to Coast Dales and Moors

Tales from the Trails: Ann tackles our Dales and Moors holiday

By Alex Greenwood Ann Hudson from Cheshire completed our Coast to Coast: Dales and Moors holiday which follows the famous long distance trail 110 miles from Kirkby Stephen to Robin Hoods Bay in May of this year. It was her, and her friend Lesley’s, very first long distance trail. Ann took a lot of fabulous…

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