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Three Peaks

Yorkshire

I first stood on Pen y Ghent in October of last year. It was a warm autumn day, the skies were clear, and as I stood surveying the beautiful Yorkshire countryside around me I couldn’t have been happier. I was drawn to what I understood to be Ingleborough and to the right of that Whernside….

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Catbells

Autumn into Winter

When there is snow on the ground and the sun is shining from a bright blue sky it requires very little motivation to get out and walk. However it’s not quite so easy when you wake to a damp, gloomy grey day and find the snow has melted. However it pays to lace up your…

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Rob Roy Way

Rob Roy Way

Last month Peter Draemann from Zurich walked the Rob Roy Way with us. A 79 mile holiday from Drymen up to Pitlochry. Peter has very kindly shared an account of his walking holiday with us. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we have. Peter began by saying, “First of all I would…

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Lucy on the Coast to Coast

Lucy – Walking the Coast to Coast

Twenty five years ago our colleague Lucy walked the first half of the Coast to Coast, known as the Lakes and Mountains section. A quarter of a century on and Lucy is walking the Dales and Moors section to finally complete the route. Here we follow Lucy’s progress on the first three days from Kirkby Stephen…

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Coast to Coast

Completing the Coast to Coast

Our colleague Lucy walked the first half of the Coast to Coast path 25 years ago. The route travels right across the north of England through the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks. Back then Lucy and her school friend Eleanor had recently completed their Duke of Edinburgh gold expedition and…

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Climbing Goat Fell

Lynne – Walking the Arran Coastal Way

Lynne set off yesterday on her 64 mile Arran Coastal Way adventure. Accompanied by her husband Jon, Lynne is making the trip to gain further knowledge of the route as well as to enjoy the superb hospitality of our accommodation providers. This in turn will help us to deliver you even better walking holidays in…

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Walking the West Highland Way

Tara – Walking the West Highland Way

Tara is out this week walking the West Highland Way with her husband Scott.  It’s a bit of a working holiday really with Tara’s aim being to gain further first-hand experience of both the route and some of the accommodation. Yesterday they set off from Milngavie at the official start by the obelisk. For the…

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Yorkshire Dales National Parks

National Parks Week

This week is National Parks Week, an annual celebration of everything that is unique and wonderful about Britain’s breathing spaces. The theme for this year is ‘Adventure’ and there’s surely no better adventure than a walking holiday through one of the UK’s glorious national parks. We have 16 of our walking holidays journeying through 8…

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Heading for Barrow

A Bimble up Barrow

Yesterday gave us one of those glorious evenings whereby you have absolutely no choice whatsoever, but to go out and make the most of it. I chose to have a bimble up Barrow to take in the view of the mighty Skiddaw and also down into Newlands Valley. It’s a fairly gentle start to the…

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Cotton Grass

Walk after Work

Summer evenings are just the best aren’t they? Warm, light evenings are just the perfect invitation for a walk after work. So, on Wednesday after racing out the office and throwing some fruit and water into my little pack, I headed down Borrowdale to the small but beautiful village of Stonethwaite with a view to…

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