Top 10 things to do in the Lake District

By Tara Walker-Rose The Lake District – England’s Largest National Park The Lake District is located in Cumbria and derives its name from the 16 glacial lakes that are nestled among its fells, moors and green valleys. The area boasts some of the UK’s best and most dramatic scenery, with 180 fells over 600 metres…

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Sisters on the south west coast path

Family Time on the North Devon Coast

By Katie Armitage Last week my sister Bethany and I walked from Minehead to Woolacombe on the first section of the South West Coast Path. We launched our North Devon holidays this season and I am very excited to share my adventure with you all … let’s dive in! Day 1: Minehead to Porlock We…

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Book Early and Save Money

Early Booking Offer – Ends 30th September

Book Next Year’s Holiday at This Year’s Price! For a limited time only, don’t miss out on your chance to secure your 2020 self-guided walking holiday at this year’s price! With prices due to rise after the 30th of September, it makes makes sense to plan early if you are hoping to enjoy one of…

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Bruce’s Big Adventure on Hadrian’s Wall

By Charlotte Briggs This is my first walk with Mickledore! Living in the Lakes, my husband (Jack), 3-year-old black lab (Bruce), and myself were really excited to walk the trail along Hadrian’s Wall. Bruce (and Jack and myself) are used to mileage undertaken having lived in the Lakes most our lives. However, we didn’t know…

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Monika on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Perfect Days on the Pembrokeshire Coast

By Monika Rusiewicz I recently spent 5 days walking between Broad Haven and Newport on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path with my partner Gnash. Come and join us on our journey. Day 1: Broad Haven to Solva It was a cloudy start to our Pembrokeshire Coast Path adventure. The tide was in at Broad Haven beach…

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James on Hadrian's Wall Day 3 Lanercost to Twice Brewed

History and Heritage on Hadrian’s Wall

By James Taylor This will be my first long distance trail and I couldn’t think of a better ‘first’ than our most popular route Hadrian’s Wall. I’ve heard so many fantastic comments about the trail and the hosts along the way I had to experience it for myself! Day 1: Bowness on Solway to Carlisle…

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West Highland Way Day 7a Kinlochleven to Fort William

Sue’s Great Scottish Adventure on the West Highland Way

By Sue Williams Having previously enjoyed familiarisation trips along Hadrian’s Wall and on the South Downs Way, I chose this summer, to walk the West Highland Way. It’s really popular with our customers and their feedback inspired me to want to experience the spectacular scenery for myself. Accompanied once again by my husband Mike, I’d…

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St Cuthberts Way - Morebattle to Kirk Yetholm

In the Footsteps of a 7th Century Saint

By Tara Walker-Rose A fabulous part of my job at Mickledore is walking the routes to get to know them, visit our accommodations, and share my experience with you. This time I’ve chosen St Cuthberts Way, a 62 mile walk from Melrose in the Scottish Borders to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, which celebrates St…

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Putting in the Miles on the Dorset Coast

By Steve Jones In order to further familiarise myself with both the route and some of our accommodation providers, I walked, well actually I ran, the 81 mile Dorset section of the South West Coast Path. Well actually, I ran more than that. All will be explained! Before the Off After leaving an overcast Cumbria…

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Dales Way

A Memorable May

By Mark Wright Well wasn’t May a memorable month? So many of you have been messaging us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram sharing updates, fabulous photographs and kind words from your walking holidays. Having enjoyed the West Highland Way in 2016 and the Inn Way to the Lake District in 2018, John and Jennifer Chatley…

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