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Our Festive Opening Hours

We wish you all a very happy and healthy Christmas. Here are our opening hours over the next few weeks.

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Top 5 Highlights of the West Highland Way

By Mark Wright The West Highland Way is one of the most iconic trails in the country and something every keen walker should experience. To help whet your appetite here are our top 5 top highlights on the 95 mile trail from Milngavie Fort William. Conic Hill Between Drymen and Balmaha lies Conic Hill. At…

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We’re Recruiting

We are continuing to grow and are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals committed to the highest standards of customer service to join our small and busy team. Travel Consultant £18,000 – £22,000 p.a. You will be responsible for answering enquiries, helping customers to choose their holiday and ensuring they book the itinerary that is…

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Spotlight on Cowes

By Mark Wright Our Isle of Wight Coastal Path holiday is a 70 mile circuit of the island starting and finishing in the seaport town of Cowes. As is the nature of circular routes, Cowes will feature heavily in your holiday. The anticipation of arrival and your introduction to the island. The place you return…

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Paul Titley tackles five Mickledore holidays in 18 months!

By Alex Greenwood Paul Titley and his wife Dawn are great travellers with our sister company KE Adventure Travel, also based in Keswick. They’ve used the last 18 months to tick off some long-standing UK walking ambitions and already have done five Mickledore trips! Paul, who owns a B&B in Keswick and was formerly the…

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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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