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Going Solo

Going Solo

Every once in a while the question of walking solo comes along. This time brought to the fore with the news that later this month, a great supporter of ours, Judith Cutler, will set off on her sixth solo walk. Our view is this, many outdoor professionals would advise you against going out in the…

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North Yorkshire

BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2019

Each year BBC Countryfile Magazine gives us all the opportunity to celebrate the best of the British countryside by voting in their annual awards. There are ten categories to choose from including Best National Park, Britain’s Best Landmark and even Best Pub. Let’s take a look at some of the places that are of special…

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Loch Tulla behind

What to Pack for a Walking Holiday

People naturally pack for any kind of holiday in one of two ways: under or over. They either throw in the first things that come to mind forgetting many of the obvious and less obvious essentials; or they throw in everything they can think of, quickly swelling the size of their baggage to impractical dimensions…

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Christmas

Christmas Opening Times

Fri 21st 8:00am – 5.30pm Sat 22nd to Wed 26th Closed Thurs 27th to Sat 29th 9:00am – 5:30pm Sun 30th Closed Mon 31st Open 9:00am – 5:30pm Tue Jan 1st Closed Wed Jan 2nd return to normal hours 8:00am – 8:00pm

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Self-Guided Versus Guided Walking Holidays

If you are lucky enough to have a few days off for a holiday, and wise enough to plan a walking trip to fill those days, then you’re halfway to a successful and satisfying get-away from the pressures and cares of work and home life. You’re facing something different, in tune with nature, and profoundly…

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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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