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36 holidays found

Self guided walking on the Northumberland Coast

Enjoy walking through wild moorland and unspoiled coastline on this self guided walking on the Northumberland coast holiday. Discover Northumberland’s best preserved prehistoric landscapes, walk barefoot across the sands to The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, visit magnificent castles, see picturesque harbours and fishing villages, sail by cataraman to the Farne Islands and get up close to dolphins, puffins and grey seals. Inland, you can explore Northumberland National Park’s lonely moorland. There’s the chance to walk on Scotland’s highest cliffs, too, and to observe up to 2000 pairs of Arctic Terns in the National Nature Reserve. The food in this part of England is excellent, too, and you ... Read more >
From £599 excluding flights

Yorkshire Dales self guided walking holiday, England

Our walks on this Yorkshire Dales self guided walking holiday, England, combine high moorland, limestone pastures, verdant valleys and distinctive stone-built villages with crystal clear rivers and tumbling waterfalls. These are the features which give the Yorkshire Dales National Park its unique quality. In the summer months, wildflower hay meadows are in full bloom, spring lambs frolic and birds are busy nesting, feeding and sending their broods out into the world. The Yorkshire Dales are stunning all year round, each season offering its own scenic rewards. We include the very best of the Dales Way as well as, arguably, some of the most varied and scenic walks the National Park has to ... Read more >
From £615 excluding flights

Cyprus self-guided walking, North & South

A unique Cyprus self guided walking holiday combining the best of the north and south. Cyprus is just a four and a half hour flight to Larnaca from the UK. Eighty years of British rule has left its mark, with driving on the left and English widely spoken. Cypriots, whether in the south or the north, are among the world’s most welcoming people. ‘Nobody comes to Cyprus once’ is an island saying, and when you return, even years later, you will be greeted warmly like an old friend. We combine the best of the two parts of this divided island, very different in character. Comprehensive commentaries are included in the trail booklets to enhance your understanding and enjoyment. Our walks take ... Read more >
From £759 excluding flights

Maiori to Positano Amalfi Coast walking holiday

This Maiori to Positano Amalfi coast walking holiday is a memorable journey above one of the world's most beautiful coastlines, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for its outstanding Mediterranean landscapes and exceptional cultural and natural scenic values. This journey explores and celebrates the 'real' Amalfi Coast, ie the coast which stretches from Salerno to Positano. We do not include the Sorrentine Peninsula which is not part of the Amalfi Coast. This is a self guided walking holiday, so you have the freedom to walk at your own pace, linger over lunch, and visit places of interest on the way. Comprehensive background commentaries highlight features of interest and provide an ... Read more >
From £579 excluding flights

London walking tour, town and country, England

The best way to discover a city is on foot and this London walking tour, town and country, allows you to discover London at your own pace. Enjoy all the sights you would encounter on a guided walk but with our notes you don't have to follow the crowd or strain to hear what is being said. You can stop whenever you like and you get to keep our comprehensive commentary notes afterwards. We include four walks, two in the city and two in London's countryside. Both country walks are accessed via a 45-minute train ride from Victoria Station. Our clients are invariaby amazed at the beautiful, unknown countryside you will find so close to London – a well kept secret we share with you. One London ... Read more >
From £377 excluding flights

Gower Peninsula walking holiday in Wales

Explore the gorgeous Gower coast on four scenic walks, on this Gower peninsula walking holiday in Wales. This stretch of the south Wales coast is entirely owned by the National Trust with stunning routes crossing beautiful and dramatic headlands. Walk through deep wooded valleys, over mighty cliffs with pounding surf and explore beautiful beaches. Wynford Vaughan Thomas called it “a secret that people hug to themselves”. Designated Britain’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1956, it remains today wild and unspoilt, a land of lore and legend. Enjoy on foot this microcosm of all that is finest in the Welsh landscape. Stay between two and four nights – the choice is yours. The ... Read more >
From £285 excluding flights

Austrian Tyrol walking holiday, self guided

On this Austrian Tyrol walking holiday, self guided walking in the secret Leutasch Valley, one of the most tranquil, unspoilt high valleys in the Austrian Tyrol await. This eight day break is an ideal retreat for people who want to relax and get away from it all. Our walks take you through beautiful alpine landscapes of extraordinary contrasts, from fertile, secluded valleys and flower filled meadows to dramatic river gorges, lakes, dense forests and pretty alpine villages, all surrounded by the spectacular jagged peaks of the mighty Wetterstein mountains. The Leutasch Valley is situated at 1,130m above sea level, west of the delightful city of Innsbruck, less than an hour by road or rail. ... Read more >
From £799 excluding flights

Cyprus self guided walking holiday, North Cyprus

Our North Cyprus self guided walking holiday focuses on the most picturesque, peaceful and unspoilt areas of this lovely Mediterranean island. Our unique commentaries educate and entertain, thereby ensuring you'll enjoy a deeper understanding of this fascinating region. They help to bring the landscapes to life as you explore the best that North Cyprus has to offer. Enjoy exploring spectacular crusader castles, ancient monasteries and byzantine churches. Trek on splendid ridge walks with stunning panoramic views to the distant Turkish coast in the north and the Troodos mountains in the south. See countryside awash with wild flowers including 43 species of orchid. Learn something of the ... Read more >
From £594 excluding flights

South Downs walking holidays, England

Enjoy nine fantastic, carefully crafted walks in England’s newest National Park, on this South Downs Walking Holidays, England. You can follow the walks in any order you choose. Here, in Sussex, you'll discover some of the very best scenery in the country. Striding out across unspoilt rolling green hills, you'll breathe only fresh sea air as you gaze out at ever changing landscapes. There is time to visit many places of interest en route and, in summer, for swimming from nearby beaches. With us, you do not just follow the national trail; instead you enjoy routes that incorporate the very best that the South Downs has to offer. The routes are selected for their accessibility and suitability ... Read more >
From £890 excluding flights

Majorca self guided walking holiday

On this Majorca self guided walking holiday, spend eight days in the central Tramuntana, a walker's paradise in the northwest of the island. Here, Majorca is at its scenic best, far away from the crowded and overdeveloped coastal resorts often associated with Majorca. From your delightful hotel in Soller, you will discover the island's indigenous and rural character as you follow scenic paths through the island's most picturesque landscapes, the air heavy with the scent of wild thyme, garlic and rosemary. This holiday is tailor made to your requirements and can be reduced to three, four, five or six nights if required. This is a varied programme of relaxed self guided walks and excursions. ... Read more >
From £653 excluding flights

Amalfi Coast self guided walking holiday

Flexible walks, easy to moderate, along and above the Amalfi Coast on this self guided walking holiday. Walk far from the crowds, with unforgettable views of the coastline below. In this Italian paradise, the scenery is spectacular – vertical pastel towns and cliff top gardens tumbling into the sea against a backdrop of wild mountain scenery. Amalfi is the perfect base for walking; being at sea level you descend at the day's end rather than ascend! We offer a choice of 3 star or 4 star hotels. You can add on a night or two in Capri and/or Naples too. Enjoy a choice of moderate or easy walks each day; mileages appear short but take into account many gradients on the moderate walks. You’ll ... Read more >
From £870 excluding flights

Sussex short break walking holiday, spirit of Bloomsbury

Capture the spirit of the Bloomsbury set on this Sussex short break walking holiday. You’ll enjoy pplendid walking in the South Downs, one of Britain’s most diverse national parks, visiting Virginia Wolf’s Monk’s House, Charleston Farmhouse, Tilton and Berwick Church, magical places that were loved and prized by the Blomsbury set, against the background of the stunning South Downs. Enjoy varied, relaxed and expertly crafted self guided walks in some of England’s most beautiful countryside. This is a tailor made trip, so you have the freedom to choose your own dates. Self guided walks allow you to walk at your own pace and take as long over lunch as you please. Routes pass through the most ... Read more >
From £320 excluding flights

Pembrokeshire walking holiday

This Pembrokeshire walking holiday combines some of the UK's most stunning coastal scenery with a stay at St David's, renowned for its great cathedral and being Britain's smallest city. Our aim is to make your short walking break as memorable as possible in scenery you will never forget, combining bracing fresh air and sea breezes with exercise, tranquility and beauty, and an insight into Pembrokeshire's history and culture. Our carefully crafted walks lead you through beautiful coastal scenery with abundant wildlife and will leave you refreshed, relaxed and restored. Our clients return year after year to this destination, and they always have a wonderful time. Enjoy self guided walks ... Read more >
From £245 including domestic flights only

New Forest and Isle of Wight walking short break

This New Forest and Isle of Wight walking short break includes two full days of self guided walking. You’ll be based in Lymington, from where you can hop on a ferry for a day walking across great chalk ridges with dramatic seascapes on the Isle of Wight. On your second full day, enjoy a peaceful day of walking in the largest medieval forest in Europe. Enjoy expertly crafted self guided walks in two of the UK's most scenic Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the peace of mind that comes with knowing that all routes have been thoroughly researched by us, and tested by numerous walkers. Routes wind through the most tranquil and beautiful scenery imaginable, well away from the crowds. We ... Read more >
From £309 excluding flights

Quantock hills walking holiday, England

A short walking holiday in William Wordsworth's 'other' country of the Quantock Hills in Somerset. He wrote: "Upon smooth Quantock's airy ridge we roved unchecked, or loitered 'mid her sylvan combes". This was the first part of England to be designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Quantocks feature broad, smooth ridges with airy vistas, and thickly wooded coombes that fall away gently down to exquisite villages. Our aim is to make your break as memorable as possible in countryside you will never forget, combining fresh air with exercise, tranquility and beauty, and insight into the area’s history and culture. Our carefully crafted walks will leave you refreshed, relaxed and ... Read more >
From £310 excluding flights

Peak District walking holiday

A short Peak District walking holiday, centered around Dovedale in Derbyshire, “one of the most unique and delicious places in England” according to Tennyson. You will be walking in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty among the finest dales with fabulous views from the hilltops. The walking routes are suitable for anyone of average fitness, able to walk around eight miles on varied hilly terrain for up to four hours a day, with a break of approximately one hour for lunch. As this is hill country, you should expect some ascents and descents. We want your short walking break to be as memorable as possible, in beautiful countryside, with the perfect combination of fresh air, exercise, peace ... Read more >
From £221 excluding flights

French Alps self guided walking holiday, 8 days

Lace up your boots and head to France on this French Alps self guided walking holiday, eight days. Enjoy magnificent high altitude walking with views of the Mont Blanc Massif throughout. The Alps are a sensory delight, with spectacular peaks, wide grassy meadows, tinkling cowbells, scented pine forests, sparkling rivers and lakes and tumbling waterfalls. The Alpine flora and fauna is beautiful, too, from gentians to marmots. The walks are suitable for any reasonably fit, active person capable of walking for up to five hours with a break for lunch. As this is alpine walking, expect a number of ups and downs every day on uneven ground with long ascents and descents on some days. The longer ... Read more >
From £899 excluding flights

Andalucia self guided walking holiday, twin centred

This is a twin centred self guided walking holiday in Andalucia, walking from two beautiful ‘white villages’ to ensure you experience the best that Andalucia’s Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park can offer, without the need to pack and move on every day. The walking programme is flexible and varied with a choice of routes each day, from easy to moderately easy. Then, at the end of each day’s walking, look forward to the comforts of carefully selected hotels and memorable meals. We are a small family venture, established since 1995, committed to providing you with a delightful walking holiday. We’ve built our reputation on delivering the highest quality walking experiences, meticulous ... Read more >
From £544 excluding flights

Purbeck Hills self guided walking holiday in Dorset, England

A weekend of wonderful walking exploring the magnificent scenery surrounding Swanage, on this Purbeck Hills self guided walking holiday in Dorset, England. The walks on both days are designed as two loops to incorporate the most stunning scenery and the best features of interest while making provision for a pub half way. This arrangement also provides an option to walk just the morning or afternoon loop. In addition to lovely walking, you’ll enjoy excellent, award winning accommodation and fine dining at the two best restaurants in Swanage. The routes are suitable for anyone of average fitness, able to walk between five and nine miles each day on varied terrain for up to five hours, with a ... Read more >
From £219 excluding flights

Self guided walking short break, Wiltshire

Wonderful walking, relaxed and serene, on this self guided walking short break, in two of Wiltshire’s favourite ancient landscapes, Stourhead and Longleat. Enjoy varied, flexible, relaxed and carefully crafted self guided walks in two of England’s most treasured landscapes. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that routes have been thoroughly researched by us and tested by numerous walkers so no risk of getting lost! We include a marked-up Ordnance Survey map in your pack with a waterproof map case, and also comprehensive background commentaries highlighting features of special interest, natural and manmade, to provide an insight into the area’s history, culture and habitats. As this is a self ... Read more >
From £245 excluding flights
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