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CEO explores the Cleveland Way

By Ashley Toft – CEO KE Adventure and Mickledore Travel Why the Cleveland Way, and why in April? Our kids have (almost!) left home, so my wife Louise and I thought we’d take the opportunity to visit a part of the UK that we don’t know at all well, and test our walking fitness over…

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7 Pembrokeshire Coast Path Locations You Should Know About

By Mark Wright Walking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path is a magnificent adventure. Stretching 186 miles from Amroth to St Dogmaels this stunning coastline showcases some of the most breathtaking scenery in the UK. The path journeys over dramatic cliffs, along secluded beaches, and through lush green landscapes, rewarding walkers with ever-changing views of the sea…

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Ready Made Holidays on the West Highland Way

By Mark Wright The West Highland Way is one of the most popular long-distance walking routes in the UK, attracting tens of thousands of visitors every year. We are delighted to have secured some ready made holidays giving you the chance to experience this amazing route this summer. Being as popular as it is, these…

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Top 6 Highlights of the South Downs Way National Trail

By Mark Wright The South Downs Way traverses over 100 miles of stunning English countryside, taking walkers on a journey through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the country. Stretching from the historic city of Winchester in Hampshire to the coastal town of Eastbourne in East Sussex, the trail winds its way along ancient…

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Quality time in the Cotswold countryside

By Gill Atkinson Last September I was delighted to be given the opportunity to walk the Cotswold Round as my Mickledore familiarisation trip. Living in the Lake District I’m certainly very lucky to be able to run and walk in our beautiful mountains, but I was very happy to have the opportunity to head south…

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Top 8 Highlights of the Thames Path Walk

By Mark Wright I have been lucky enough to enjoy two amazing walking holidays on the Thames Path. During the heatwave of 2022 my daughter Ebony and I walked the 59 miles from Oxford to Marlow, and the following summer we returned to continue our journey with a 58 mile walk to Westminster. In my…

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Walking England’s Longest National Trail

By Mark Wright The South West Coast Path boasts some of the best coastal walking in Europe. Pretty fishing villages, rocky headlands, lively resorts, woodland estuaries and golden surf-washed beaches combine to create a picture perfect walking holiday. The Devon, Cornwall and Dorset coastline is rich with wildlife, seabirds and wildflowers, and hopefully when you’re…

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Specialists in delivering group holidays

By Mark Wright We welcome group bookings at Mickledore. So much so, we’ve become something of a specialist at it. In fact we’ve been expertly delivering bespoke holidays to parties for over 25 years now. For walking parties up to and including 6 people, we recommend you book in the normal way, and your holiday…

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Top 10 Highlights on the Cotswold Way

By Mark Wright Stretching just over 100 miles from the medieval market town of Chipping Campden in the North Cotswolds to the historic City of Bath in Somerset, the Cotswold Way is one of England’s finest National Trails. The Cotswold landscape is an officially designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and its enthralling blend of…

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Visiting Fort William on the West Highland Way and Great Glen Way

By Mark Wright Two of our most popular routes in Scotland, the West Highland Way and the Great Glen Way share one very special location, Fort William. The 95 mile West Highland Way begins in Milngavie near Glasgow and travels alongside Loch Lomond and over Rannoch Moor, reaching its destination in Fort William. The 73…

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