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The Best Self-Guided Walking Holidays in the UK

There’s no better way to see the UK than a walking holiday. The landscapes and history of this ancient island hold secrets for the eye, the mind, and the heart that far outweigh the size of the land itself. For this holiday, don’t rush, just walk. Walk these self-guided tours, immerse yourself in your surroundings…

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Cornwall

Lynne on the South West Coast Path

Coastal views, dramatic cliffs, pretty fishing villages and a bit of sunshine were just some of the things Lynne was hoping for when she recently walked the South West Coast Path from St Just to Mawnan Smith,  taking in the well known landmarks of Land’s End and Lizard Point.  Having arrived safely in Cornwall ahead…

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Vacancy

Vacancy

We’re recruiting! Would you like to join our small and busy team, organising some of the best walking holidays in the UK? We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual committed to the highest standards of customer service to join us. Sales and Administration Coordinator    £17,000 – £22,000 pa. plus bonus Mickledore is a…

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Dales Way

Tara on the Dales Way

Accompanied by her husband Scott, our colleague Tara recently walked the 81 mile Dales Way from Ilkley in Yorkshire to Bowness on Windermere in Cumbria. Day 1, Ilkley to Grassington It was a lovely day today for the first leg of our Dales Way walk from Ilkley to Grassington which measured in on the GPS at…

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Sue on the South Downs Way

Our colleague Sue recently walked the South Downs Way with the aim of enhancing her knowledge of the route as well as getting to know a handful of our fabulous accommodation providers. Sue was joined on the walk by her husband Mike. Day 1, Winchester to Exton We arrived in Winchester last night to find…

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We’re recruiting!

Would you like to join our small and busy team, organising some of the best walking holidays in the UK? We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual committed to the highest standards of customer service to join us. Destination Specialist   £17,000 – £21,000 p.a. You will take a lead role on specific routes…

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Team Mickledore

A Walk on the Cumbria Way

With so many of you telling us what a wonderful time you are having on our walking holidays up and down the country, we thought we would get out and join you. We’ve had some beautiful weather here in the Lake District so it seemed the perfect time to enjoy some of the stunning Lakeland…

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Tea and Cake on the South Downs Way

Thoughts on the South Downs Way

Having enjoyed our Cotswold Way walking holiday in 2015, Claudine Lannes returned this year to walk the South Downs Way. As with the Cotswold Way previously, Claudine has taken the time to write some extremely generous and kind words, as well as share some stunning images with us too. Brilliant as usual! Not a drop…

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Walking Hadrian’s Wall – Our Guide

Stretching for 84 miles from east coast to west, hikers come from all over the world to walk along Hadrian’s Wall. This unique World Heritage Site passes Roman settlements, forts, barracks and temples along its path. You’ll see the giant earthworks that accompanied the wall, built as a last defence against invading hordes from the…

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Heading for Langstrath

Hidden Gem on Stake Pass

If you stick true to the path as you follow Stake Pass from Langdale over into Langstrath on the Cumbria Way you will without a doubt have a thoroughly enjoyable time. However, at the highest point, should you detour just a few metres off to the left, then an enjoyable time is elevated to a…

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