Staff Walking Diaries

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…

Read more >
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…

Read more >
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…

Read more >
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…

Read more >
Three Peaks

A Grand Day Out in Yorkshire

By Mark Wright 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…

Read more >
Lucy on the Coast to Coast

Completing the Coast to Coast

By Mark Wright 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…

Read more >
Coast to Coast

Unfinished Business on the Coast to Coast

By Mark Wright 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…

Read more >
Climbing Goat Fell

The Arran Coastal Way – Scotland in Miniature

By Mark Wright 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…

Read more >
Lynne on the Beach, Pembrokeshire

My Adventure on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

By Lynne Hume After a busy few months organising some great walking holidays for our clients, the staff here at Mickledore will be getting away from our desks over the next few weeks and checking out some of the routes you love best. We’ll be spending our days walking so we can tell you first…

Read more >