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Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail

Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail

Self-guided walking along Japan’s ancient Nakasendo trail
From £750 to £1,060 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Nakasendo self guided walking tour

Nakasendo self guided walking tour

The Nakasendo Trail, with wonderful additional areas too
From £1,235 to £2,150 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Volterra to San Gimignano walking holiday in Italy

Volterra to San Gimignano walking holiday in Italy

Picturesque Volterra and soaring towers of San Gimignano
From £1,539 to £1,805 9 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This holiday has departures every two days from May to October, please enquire for availability on all your tailormade trips.
Amalfi to Sorrento walking holiday in Italy

Amalfi to Sorrento walking holiday in Italy

Explore the peninsula between Ravello and Sorrento
From £1,869 to £2,205 9 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This holiday has departures on selected Mondays from April to October, please enquire for availability on all your tailormade trips.
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Andalucia self guided walking holiday, Spain

Andalucia self guided walking holiday, Spain

Moderate walking in foothills of Olive and Almond groves
From £300 to £350 7 days per accommodation
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Early Bird Bookings for November 2019 to May 2020 with Long Stay Discounts of £5 per night off 8 to 10 nights and £10 per night off 11 to 14 nights. Almeria Airport Transfers for just €40 each way.
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

Croatian coast walking tours, self guided

A seven-day walking holiday on the Dalmatian coast — islands and Dubrovnik included
From €575 to €725 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at any time from 1st April to 1st November
Self guided walking holiday in France

Self guided walking holiday in France

Idyllic walking in France with great food, wine and ambience
From £900 to £980 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: Self-guided walking holidays commence most Sunday afternoons from May to September
£300-off per person in weeks commencing 21 July & 4 August. No single supplement for first solo guest in each week. See impressive five-star guest reviews on this page.
Catalonia self guided walking holidays

Catalonia self guided walking holidays

Self-guided walking holidays in Catalonia
From €715 to €799 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year round on any day to suit and can be tailor-made and adapted to your requirements
Picos inn to inn walking holiday in Spain

Picos inn to inn walking holiday in Spain

Hike through beautiful mountains staying in rural inns
From £1,275 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: May to October departures
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Piedmont walking holiday, Vineyards of Barolo

Piedmont walking holiday, Vineyards of Barolo

A gastronomic gem quietly tucked away
From £2,145 to £2,345 9 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This holiday has departures every two days from May to October, please enquire for availability on all your tailormade trips.
Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy

Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy

Begamo; start hiking at about 5 km distance from the airport
From €658 to €829 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
French Alps self guided walking holiday

French Alps self guided walking holiday

Chalet based, self guided walking holiday in the French Alps
From £525 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Jul, 27 Jul, 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 24 Aug
25% off our self guided walking weeks in the French Alps. Now only £393.75 per person for half board in a luxury chalet for a week for all remaining weeks over summer 2019.
Sweden walking holiday, self guided

Sweden walking holiday, self guided

Self-guided hiking through Stockholm's picturesque countryside
From SKr10,695 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Jul, 22 Jul, 27 Jul, 29 Jul, 3 Aug, 5 Aug
French Pyrenees walking holiday, self guided

French Pyrenees walking holiday, self guided

A majestic network of verdant green valleys
From £1,299 to £1,359 8 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This holiday has departures on Saturdays from June to September, please enquire for availability on all your tailormade trips.
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Dingle Way walking holiday in Ireland

Dingle Way walking holiday in Ireland

Self guided walk on The Dingle Way
From £980 to £1,270 11 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be be booked at a time to suit you
Thames Path walking holiday, Cotswolds to London

Thames Path walking holiday, Cotswolds to London

Follow the Thames river from its source in the Cotswolds
From £763 to £1,071 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip is tailor made and can depart any day of the year to suit you.
Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Walking on The Channel Islands of Guernsey, Herm & Sark
From £714 to £1,015 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Ths trip can be booked year round and can be tailor made to suit your needs and requirements.
Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands

Walking holiday on Jersey in the Channel Islands
From £699 to £1,049 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to depart anytime between March and October
Andalucia self guided walking holiday

Andalucia self guided walking holiday

Discover the beauty of Andalucia on foot & at your own pace.
From £470 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Southern Spain self guided walking tour

Southern Spain self guided walking tour

Discover Green Andalucía on foot
From €560 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Yoga and walking holiday in Spain

Yoga and walking holiday in Spain

Getting out & about in lovely sunshine & stunning scenery.
From £760 6 days ex flights
Small group travel
Sierra Nevada self guided walking, Spain

Sierra Nevada self guided walking, Spain

Sierra Nevada and Las Alpujarras self guided walking
From €385 to €615 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Swiss Alps walking holiday, self guided

Swiss Alps walking holiday, self guided

A huge turquoise lake enclosed by towering cliffs
From £1,349 to £1,504 8 days inc UK flights
Tailor made: This holiday has departures on Saturdays from May to September, please enquire for availability on all your tailormade trips.
Cumbria Way walking holiday, Lake District

Cumbria Way walking holiday, Lake District

Walking Holiday in England's Lake District The Cumbria Way
From £675 to £981 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Northumberland coast walking holiday

Northumberland coast walking holiday

Self Guided Walking Holiday in Northumberland Coast Path
From £560 to £798 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Mercantour National Park self guided walking, France

Mercantour National Park self guided walking, France

Value centre based self guided walking - Mercantour, France
From €755 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures - dependent on availability of accommodation
Sintra Natural Park retreats & walks in Portugal

Sintra Natural Park retreats & walks in Portugal

Walking, yoga, R&R near beaches, forests, historic sites
From €600 to €1,000 7 days ex flights
Tailor made
Catalonia centre based walking holiday, Spain

Catalonia centre based walking holiday, Spain

Self guided walking holiday in Catalonia
From €925 to €1,070 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade anytime between 1st January - 12th December and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Wales self guided walking holiday options

Wales self guided walking holiday options

Offa’s Dyke, Glyndwr’s Way, The Wye Valley Walk
From £525 to £763 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from March to October and can be adapted to suit your requirements as necessary
Dartmoor & Exmoor walking holiday, England

Dartmoor & Exmoor walking holiday, England

Self guided walking between the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks.
From £269 to £639 3 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from March to October and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Lake Como family walking holiday, Italy
From
€635
excluding flights
We loved the beautiful, quiet, pristine countryside on all our walks, gazing down on Lake Como and on the surrounding mountains (more)Rosemary Cunniffe
Walking over the summit of mount Palonzone and seeing the peregrine falcons circling below us while we ate lunch. Walking along the ridge of Mt San Primo to the top (1686m) with views of the whole of Lake Como and the steep scramble down the other side. Staying at Mount de Volt on the Piano del Tivano - great hosts, fantastic place to stay. (more)Anne Kinderlerer
We loved the scenery and the views of the lake during the walk...It was an interesting experience a lot tougher than we thought but was a great achievement to complete. (more)David Barton
Japan self guided walking holiday, Nakasendo Trail
From
£750
excluding flights
Perfect holiday for everyone on the trip. The most memorable parts were walking through O'Tsumago and Narai. (more)Julie Kim
It was a trip of a lifetime! We enjoyed the incredible walks everyday followed by the stays at ryokans! (more)Coles Sterling
This is an experience we will never forget. We’re already talking about doing a similar holiday in the near future! (more)Ramona Alba
Amalfi to Sorrento walking holiday in Italy
From
£1,869
including UK flights
Memorable parts? The views and location by far - and with only a few exceptions the friendliness of the people and their willingness to speak English without any hint of frustration by your lack of Italian. The Hotel Capodimonte in Sorrento deserves a special mention for its first class service across the board but particularly for its restaurant. Tips? Do not hesitate if you have the footwear for demanding terrain. The walking guide is detailed and comprehensive - it is wise to... (more)Christine Higgins
Bulgaria self-guided walking and spa holiday
From
£550
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the trip was... walking from Yagodina to Trigrad - the path was easy to follow and the scenery was absolutely breathtaking. To be so high up in the mountains with nature and eventually descend to overlook Trigrad on the way down was amazing. (more)Morven Jenkins
Walking in the mountains through unspoilt meadows where the only sounds were birdcalls and an occasional sheep bell was balm to the soul. (more)Jo Cohen Jones
Croatian coast walking tours, self guided
From
€575
excluding flights
Mljet island was the most memorable part in our trip. The island was such a beauty, and the lakes were really clean and refreshing. The B&B we were in had a private beach which was really unexpected. (more)Humam Mufti
The ability, each day, to combine some great walking with other activities such as swimming, kayaking etc was memorable. (more)Andrew Danford
Our day trip to the island of Lopud was both memorable and exciting. (more)Philip Jeffrey
Picos inn to inn walking holiday in Spain
From
£1,275
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday the challenges of the daily hikes through spectacular and varied topography and scenery (more)Nancy Alexander
It was a great holiday to recharge mental batteries and feel close to nature at its best. (more)Malinka van der Gaauw
We absolutely loved every minute. We considered it a privilege to be allowed to experience the different landscapes and habitats in such a private and personal way. (more)Sharon Downes
Self guided walking holiday in France
From
£900
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was the wonderful hosts and food (more)Ruth Anderson
Peter and Carolynn source as much as they could locally, especially the wine. (more)Dorothy Penny
Excellent ! Friendly welcoming hosts, good accommodation and great food and drink. The holiday had all the best elements of a home stay with friends. (more)Keith Mahony
Jersey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands
From
£699
excluding flights
Memorable parts? It is hard to pin point one part - the whole holiday was great. Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? Extremely good. (more)Christine Ermuth
Guernsey self guided walking tours, The Channel Islands
From
£714
excluding flights
Very well organized and thoroughly enjoyable. (more)Bob Bagley
The sheer beauty of the island, the friendly people, the walks and the super clean loos along the route! (more)Jane Haywood
The most memorable part of the holiday was visiting the smaller islands of Sark and Herm. Not only was the scenery fabulous but the weather was kind! (more)Stuart Harris
Catalonia self guided walking holidays
From
€715
excluding flights
It was excellent. Would definitely recommend and would do another holiday like this with Steve and Maria. (more)Georgina Alsop
Fantastic holiday, can’t recommend this operator highly enough, Maria and Steve were brilliant. (more)Margaret Boulter
The most memorable part was the coastal walk and the beaches. Cadaques was exciting and we wished we were able to stay longer. It was also exciting to have completed the whole walk and we felt a sense of achievement. (more)Karen Coombs
Andalucia self guided walking holiday, Spain
From
£300
per accommodation
Hard to choose between seeing the most spectacular sunrises from my terrace with a pot of coffee or standing on a high point on a nearby hill, able to see the sea on the horizon and the lunar landscape and mountains to my left. (more)Briony Turner
The highlight was the spectacular walks offering such amazing views. During our 5 days in Lubrin we did three of the long walks and we thoroughly enjoyed walking through the foothills as well as high in the mountain tops, just stunning. (more)Annette Easton
Excellent....The hiking and the views were first rate the accommodation was charming, clean and convenient. (more)Mak Kubeisy
Thames Path walking holiday, Cotswolds to London
From
£763
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Runneymeade Eve song at St Georgia’s Windsor Meals at Riverside, Kingston and TheAnchor, Shepperton Tips? Drink lots of water Local benefits? Hotels have too much packaging , use plastic water bottles Overall rating? Enjoyed tranquility of riverside,good walking and overnight stops varied from excellent to poor (more)Charlotte Cordingley
Dingle Way walking holiday in Ireland
From
£980
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Meeting the local farm workers as we walked through or passed their farms...what a lot of amazing characters. Tips? Be prepared to walk quite a distance before coming across somewhere that you could buy a drink or snack. Local benefits? Most definitely as all stays were in local B&Bs, farms or small pubs, and most meals were in these places. Overall rating? One of the best walking trips we have had...great views, changing daily, friendly and interesting... (more)Denise Kibby
Sweden walking holiday, self guided
From
SKr10,695
excluding flights
The tour was exceptional. Wonderfully organised. Scenery spectacular. This has been the best of the eleven self guided walks we have done to date. (more)Ruth Pojer
Travelling through the Archipelago was one of the most memorable parts of the holiday. (more)Felicity Bond
There were endless memorable moments: tramping along the Soderlandsleden very well-waymarked trail, through the woods; exploring the islands at Stendorren and Savo; seeing creatures we hadn't see before, such as a slow worm, an otter, a white-tailed sea eagle... (more)Bronwen Davies
Southern Spain self guided walking tour
From
€560
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Our hosts, Lucy and Angel, were brilliant. Angel picked us up from the airport and the holiday started right there. He is a mine of local information and our journey was punctuated by him picking out the spectacular flora and fauna of the region - buzzards, vultures and other local wildlife. Lucy put together for us a 50-mile walking itinerary for the next six days which started with Angel leading us on a personal 2-hour hike to see the local landmarks. The schedule then... (more)Debbie Richards
Wales self guided walking holiday options
From
£525
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The landscapes. The walking. The people met along the way. Tips? I discovered that given my level of fitness and my desire to wander en-route, and stop and explore, my ideal walking distance per day is no more than 10 miles. Local benefits? Absolutely. Overall rating? It was very well organized. Went very smoothly from start to finish. The accommodations were lovely. A few places could do with room upgrade but the people were warm welcome and willingness... (more)Dominique Bousquet
Mercantour National Park self guided walking, France
From
€755
excluding flights
It was fantastic, we loved every minute of it, the walks were excellent and well planned using Mel’s extensive local knowledge. The food provided and cooked by Liz was excellent. (more)Rosemary Bard
Extraordinary! One of the best holidays I have every had! (more)Wendy Greenspun
The trip exceeded expectations in every way and we can't recommend this highly enough. Liz and Mel are splendid hosts and made us truly welcome in their home. They are hugely knowledgeable about the area, routes, flora and fauna, and local conditions. (more)Elaine Higgleton
Walking holiday in Alicante
From
€340
excluding flights
We loved the walking in Tarbena area - there were fabulous mountain views, lots of birds and amazing wild flowers (more)Kathy Hamilton
10 out of 10! Erik is great. Very personable, attentive to your needs, quick in responding when you have a question. Very knowledgeable about the area. (more)Laura Mills
Excellent...Walk 9, Col de Rates, spectacular! (more)Marian Martin
Piedmont walking holiday, Vineyards of Barolo
From
£2,145
including UK flights
Superb, we would definitely return to this part of Italy and also book similar holidays again (more)Richard Kerr
The highlight was the beautiful countryside. We appreciated the variety of walks and, being exceptionally hot on our week, it was great to have the transfer walks on alternate days. (more)Anne Teal
Yoga and walking holiday in Spain
From
£760
excluding flights
Excellent yoga teachers, brilliant food and wonderful accommodation ! (more)Lynda Page
The most memorable part was the friendships made within the group. (more)Wendy Peregrine
Yoga and the relaxing and friendly organisation. A resurrection if you are tired or stressed. (more)Alessandra Mancini
Romania walking holiday, self guided
From
£654
excluding flights
The route provided a wonderful variety of scenery, and each town and hotel has its own unique character. The support was excellent. (more)Aaron Coleman
The trek was well organised and went mostly to plan. The hotels and guest houses were all good, especially the small ones. (more)Joan Payne
Whilst all the accommodation was great we particularly enjoyed the hospitality and personal touch from the 'homestays'. (more)Sue Podmore
Gran Canaria walking holiday
From
£765
excluding flights
The walks were extremely carefully planned to make the most of the scenery. Loved all of it but best personal highlights were the rainforest area day 1, Tejeda days 2&3 and the descent to the barranco floor day 5. (more)Jane Goodwin
The walks from Fontaneles to Cruz de Tejeda and from Cruz de Tejeda to Aguimes were the most memorable. (more)Neil Plant
We had a wonderful time...We really enjoyed the walks and being away from any crowds. Brilliant scenery. (more)Catherine Lane
Sierra Nevada self guided walking, Spain
From
€385
excluding flights
Walking village to village, self guided, is an adventure! (more)Carol Jones
Discovering an entirely new area of spectacular mountain scenery, scenic mountain villages, traditional rural practices and historic sites - and above all, the sunshine and perfect peace! (more)Anne Jones
Bergamo circular walking tour in Italy
From
€658
excluding flights
Easily the best part are some of our hosts who, while providing delicious meals from locally raised products, spent the better part of an evening telling us about their families, which were intertwined with the history in this unique region (more)Gary Sloman
The countryside was beautiful and the association with the ancient Via Mercatorum trade route enhanced this. The accommodation and food were excellent. (more)Alex MacLeod
Very good. We enjoyed the quietness and the sense we were off the beaten track a little. People were amazingly welcoming in all the accommodation and the food delicious. The holiday was well planned, especially the interesting and varied accommodation. (more)Sheila Martinelli
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