Self guided Avon Valley river path walking holiday, England

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£469To£589 excluding flights
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Duration
6 Days
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Tailor made
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Description of Self guided Avon Valley river path walking holiday, England

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Price information

£469To£589 excluding flights
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What's included accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea & coffee making facilities daily luggage transfer detailed itineraries, map & guide book
Make enquiry

Departure information

This holiday can be booked from the 1st March to 31st October each year.

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Our partners behind this holiday promote inclusivity on all their trips and across their business and we are all committed to ensuring travellers face no discrimination on any part of the trip they control.

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1 Reviews of Self guided Avon Valley river path walking holiday, England

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1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?


Coming across pigs roaming the fields as part of the new forest 'pannage'

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?


Be aware that parts of the route can be very wet in the autumn

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


It gave custom to local hospitality businesses all of which were being affected by Coivid-19

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?


Good

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) holiday so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

We are a family run business and are committed to operating a Responsible Travel Policy. We aim to provide a quality and positive experience for our customers while contributing to and enhancing the local economy and respecting the environment.

Whilst walking you are taking part in a healthy activity and visiting the area while reducing road congestion. The British government encourages people to visit the area on foot using public transport in line with their desire to encourage sustainable tourism.
Before starting this walk many guests like to visit Salisbury Cathedral. We would encourage guests to make a small donation to help preserve this stunning building.
The Kings Arms hotel in Christchurch is a great place to have a snack by the river and perhaps watch the ducks.

There are a number of National Trust Properties & attractions in the are . The entrance fees are used to restore and conserve our heritage, and provide employment for local people.

The Responsible Travel Code of Conduct which you receive with your information pack contains suggestions on how to be an ethical traveller by reducing water usage, recycling and properly disposing of litter, and reducing damage to the environment.

The accommodations we use in the great glen are locally owned and operated and use local produce for providing you with breakfast. Wherever possible we use accommodations that are registered with the Green Tourism Business Scheme. There are local shops, pubs and cafes available for lunches and dinners. All these issues make a great difference to the economic welfare of the local community by providing employment.

During the booking process for your holiday we reduce paper usage by corresponding by email wherever possible and only printing correspondence which is legally binding. We recycle our ink cartridges and envelopes, and use low energy light bulbs. Paper which cannot be recycled is shredded and composted.

Whilst on this holiday you will be walking at your own pace in your own group. We restrict group sizes on our self-guided walking holidays to a maximum of 12 to reduce impact on the community.

We encourage you to use this walking holiday as means to support your chosen charity by way of sponsorship.

People

When walking on the Avon Valley River Path we aim to provide a quality and positive experience for you while contributing to and enhancing the local economy and respecting the environment of countryside, towns, rivers and forests.

The locally owned accommodations give our guests a warm welcome and recommend local pubs, cafes and restaurants along the Avon Valley River Path for lunches and dinners. All these issues make a great difference to the economic welfare of the local community by providing employment and sustaining the local economy.

By taking this holiday on the Avon Valley River Path you are contributing to the community by providing income for accommodation providers, pub landlords, restaurant and cafe owners, luggage transfer drivers, and local farmers. There are a large number of Tourist attractions in the Hampshire and Wiltshire area. Whilst walking on the Avon Valley River Path we encourage guests to visit attractions. The entrance fees are used to restore and conserve our heritage, and provide employment for local people.

We encourage you to use this walking holiday as means to support your chosen charity by way of sponsorship.

All our used postage stamps are collected and used to raise money for local good causes.

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