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A Walk on the Cumbria Way

By Lynne Hume With so many of you telling us what a wonderful time you are having on our walking holidays up and down the country, we thought we would get out and join you. We’ve had some beautiful weather here in the Lake District so it seemed the perfect time to enjoy some of…

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Cotswold Way Bridge

Thoughts on the Cotswold Way

“You say the feedback is important to improve your holidays, well, don’t change a thing. “ These are the words of Claudine Lannes who enjoyed our Cotswold Way walking holiday. Feedback is indeed very important to us, and Claudine not only took the time to write some extremely generous and kind words, but also share…

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Coniston to Langdale

Lesley on the Cumbria Way

We have built up a wonderful community across our various social media channels. Clients past and present as well as potential clients and simply lovers of the outdoors, coming together and sharing their tales and images. Friendships are formed as we share our enjoyment of walking, holidaying and the countryside around us, wherever that may…

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Hadrian's Wall

My Week Walking Hadrian’s Wall

By Tara Walker-Rose Rucksacks were ready, dogs were settled in kennels, parrot dispatched to whatever a parrot-sitter is called, and my husband Scott and I were off to start our walk along Hadrian’s wall. It’s Mickledore’s most popular walk so it was important that I had first hand experience of the route and accommodation. How…

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Cotswold Way Dowdeswell to Painswick

Katie and Shelley’s Search for Knowledge on the Cotswold Way

By Katie Armitage My colleague Shelley and I recently walked the Cotswold Way with the aim of enhancing our knowledge of the route as well as getting to know a few of our wonderful accommodation providers. Day 1: Chipping Campden to Winchcombe We started our Cotswold Way adventure from Chipping Campden. The trail started with…

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Walking the West Highland Way

Tara’s Adventure on the West Highland Way

By Mark Wright 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…

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Sue and Mike on Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian’s Wall – My First Long Distance Path

By Sue Williams I recently spent time walking Hadrian’s Wall with my husband Mike. My aim was to enhance my knowledge of the route and get to know some of our fantastic accommodation providers. Hadrian’s wall was my first ever long distance path and a brilliant introduction to multi day walking. From the start we…

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Herriot Way

Happy Days on the Herriot Way

By Tara Walker-Rose I recently spent 4 days walking the Herriot Way along with my husband Scott and our dog Molly. Keld to Reeth We started our walk full of cheese omelettes and toast and carrying packed lunches and a little package of sausages for Molly, all courtesy of our lovely hosts. Waterproof jackets were…

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Staithes Harbour

Over the Moors and Along the Coast

By Lynne Hume On Saturday, along with my husband Jon, I set off on the Cleveland Way and what a beautiful start we had! Helmsley to Osmotherley We began our 109 mile journey in the picturesque market town of Helmsley, After a lovely breakfast at our B&B we were on our way, with around 11…

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View to Pillar

A Potter over Pillar

By Mark Wright With the glorious weather from the weekend extending into Monday I decided to take myself off for a good long walk. My destination was Pillar, one of my favourite fells. Pillar is an enormous fell, towering above both the head of the Wasdale valley and the Ennerdale valley. It’s a fell that…

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