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36 holidays found

Self guided walking on the Northumberland Coast

Highlights: * Barefoot walking across the sands to The Holy Island of Lindisfarne * Visiting magnificent castles * Sailing by cataraman to the Farne Islands * Getting up close to dolphins, puffins and grey seals * Exploring Northumberland National Park’s lonely moorland * Delighting in picturesque harbours and fishing villages * Sampling fresh crab, lobster and oysters in local restaurants * Observing up to 2000 pairs of Arctic Terns in the national Nature Reserve * Walking on Scotland’s highest cliffs * Discovering Northumberland’s best preserved prehistoric landscapes Read more >
From £599 excluding flights

South Downs walking holidays, England

Enjoy 2-8 days’ with 9 walks (listed below) to choose from in England’s newest National Park. You can, of course, 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 on 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. Enjoy • expertly-crafted self-guided walks in the National Park's most scenic ... Read more >
From £890 excluding flights

Yorkshire Dales self guided walking holiday, England

Our walks in the Yorkshire Dales 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 offer. This holiday is designed to suit ... Read more >
From £615 excluding flights

Majorca self guided walking holiday

Eight days in the central Tramuntana, a walker's paradise in the northwest of the island where Majorca is at it scenic best, far away from the crowded and overdeveloped coastal resorts often associated with Majorca. Here, 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 3,4,5, or 6 nights if required. Enjoy • A varied programme of relaxed self-guided walks and excursions • A small, elegant 4-star family-owned hotel, quietly ... Read more >
From £649 excluding flights

Cyprus self-guided walking, North & South

A unique walking holiday combining the best of the north and south. Cyprus is just a 4½ 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 you through beautiful landscapes of ... Read more >
From £759 excluding flights

Maiori to Positano Amalfi Coast walking holiday

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. Discover the villages, beaches, and mountains of Italy's most scenic stretch of coastline. Spectacular pathways meander through mountain villages, vineyards and lemon groves, sensational views at every turn. Explore picturesque towns, colourful fishing villages and visit ancient ... Read more >
From £699 excluding flights

London walking tour, town and country, England

The best way to discover a city is on foot and our walks allow 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 walk incorporates four of the most ... Read more >
From £377 excluding flights

Self guided walking short break, Wiltshire

Wonderful walking, relaxed and serene, in two of Wiltshire’s favourite ancient landscapes, Stourhead and Longleat. There is a choice of accommodation for your two nights away, either at the Bath Arms, a stylish boutique hotel adjacent to the Longleat Estate where you will delight in sophisticated comfort and award-winning cuisine. Or stay at the 18th-century 4-star Spread Eagle, a lovely old inn with rooms on the Stourhead estate. Enjoy • varied, flexible, relaxed and carefully-crafted self-guided walks in two of England’s most treasured and most loved landscapes • peace of mind knowing that routes have been thoroughly researched by us and tested by numerous walkers so you can be ... Read more >
From £245 excluding flights

England self guided walking holiday in Ancient Rye

Hilltop Rye has a rich history as an ‘Antient Town’ of the famous Cinque Ports. Today, its celebrated for its cobbled winding streets and its particularly fine 16th-century timber-fronted houses. It inspired very many writers and artists who made Rye their home. Medieval Rye is beautifully situated and surrounded by tranquil countryside. The walks you experience here embody peace and quiet, light and space and the biggest skies imaginable. There are extensive views across reclaimed marshes to the sea as well as historical features such as Camber Castle, once visited by Henry VIII. Enjoy * two days of relaxed walking in and around ancient Rye * peace, quiet, pure sea air and an ... Read more >
From £327 excluding flights

Amalfi Coast self guided walking holiday

Flexible walks, easy to moderate, along and above the Amalfi Coast, 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* or 4* hotels. Enjoy: • choice of moderate or easy walks each day; mileages appear short but take into account many gradients on the moderate walks • peace of mind knowing that routes have been thoroughly researched by us and route notes written to ensure ... Read more >
From £668 excluding flights

French Alps self guided walking holiday, 8 days

Enjoy: * Magnificent high altitude walking with views of the Mont Blanc massif throughout * Spectacular alpine peaks, wide grassy meadows and tinkling cowbells * Scented pine forests, sparkling rivers, blue lakes and tumbling waterfalls * Alpine flora and fauna from Gentians to Marmots * Dinner, bed and breakfast at the stylish Chalet Catherine in the heart of Morzine * Excellent locally-sourced food and regional cuisine * The alpine town of Morzine - much more than just a ski resort * Thrilling excursions by cable car and chair lift * Welcoming alpine refuges for coffee and lunch breaks * Detailed route notes and accompanying commentaries Hotel: Stay at either The Chalet ... Read more >
From £899 excluding flights

Sussex short break walking holiday, spirit of Bloomsbury

Splendid walking in one of Britain’s most diverse National Park, visiting Virginia Wolf's Monk’s House, Charleston Farmhouse, Tilton and Berwick Church, magical places that capture the spirit of Bloomsbury 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 • a delightful hotel, offering comfortable en-suite accommodation and excellent food or a delightfully-situated B&B • the freedom to choose your own dates, walk at your own pace, linger as long as you like over lunch • routes through the most tranquil and beautiful scenery imaginable, well away from the crowds, ... Read more >
From £320 excluding flights

Wales’s Gower Peninsula self guided walking holiday

According to The Telegraph, Guardian and Times these walks are arguably the best in the UK. The Gower Coast is almost 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 2 and 4 nights - the choice is yours and the hotel offers a variety of ... Read more >
From £285 excluding flights

Austrian Tyrol walking holiday, self guided

Eight days in the secret Leutasch Valley, one of the most tranquil, unspoilt high valleys in the Austrian Tyrol and 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. Highlights: Full programme of flexible self-guided walks and excursions Optional Cycle Rides Superb 4-star hotel with excellent cuisine Heated swimmng pool, Jacuzzi, saunas and spa Self-guided tour of ... Read more >
From £799 excluding flights

Algarve self guided walking holiday, Portugal

ENJOY • relaxed, expertly-crafted self-guided walks through stunning landscapes and spectacular coastal scenery in areas of the Algarve unknown to most visitors • feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin, breathing pure air heavy with the scent of herbs, seeing landscapes filled with wild flowers • peace of mind knowing that routes have been thoroughly researched and tested by us so you can be sure you will not get lost! A marked-up map and map case are included in your pack • an elegant hilltop Pousada, a former palace, in the heart of rural Estoi and unwinding at the end of your walking day on the beautiful terrace, sipping a glass of something cool as you watch the sun go ... Read more >
From £488 excluding flights

Breacon Beacons walking holiday, Wales

2-5 nights of superb walking in one of Britain's most beautiful National Parks. The itinerary can be adapted to suit your individual requirements, including your preferred grade of walking. With our tailor-made holidays, you also have a choice of accommodation. This short holiday explores the best that this region has to offer with contrasting walks in both the eastern and western parts of the Park. Enjoy being 'on top of the world' with magnificent views on southern Britain's highest peaks on one day. Then, another day, the best of the softly rounded Black Mountains in arguably the most beautiful valleys in the National Park. Enjoy • expertly-crafted self-guided walks in one of the ... Read more >
From £410 excluding flights

Cyprus self guided walking holiday, North Cyprus

Our 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 • Splendid ridge walks and stunning panoramic views to the distant Turkish coast in the north and the Troodos mountains in the south • Countryside awash with wild flowers including 43 species of orchid • Learning something of the island's historical and cultural ... Read more >
From £594 excluding flights

New Forest and Isle of Wight walking short break

An exhilarating day's walking on the unspoilt Isle of Wight where you'll walk across great chalk ridges with dramatic seascapes accompanying you throughout. Then, a day spent in the solitude and wonder of the largest medieval forest in Europe, a forest whose character has not changed for a thousand years. Enjoy • expertly-crafted self-guided walks in two of the UK's most scenic Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty • peace of mind knowing that all routes have been thoroughly researched by us, and tested by numerous walkers, so you can relax in the knowledge that you will not get lost! We include a marked-up Ordnance Survey map in your pack with a waterproof map case • routes through the ... Read more >
From £309 excluding flights

Andalucia self guided walking holiday, twin centred

Walking from 2 beautiful 'white villages' ensures 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 attention to detail and dedicated customer service. You can relax in the ... Read more >
From £414 excluding flights

Surrey hills self guided walking holiday, England

The Surrey Hills are famed for beauty spots such as Box Hill and Leith Hill, part of the great ridge of the North Downs and Greensand Way. You’ll discover one of England's finest landscapes with spectacular scenery, picturesque villages and glorious rolling countryside. A weekend of luxury, excellent cuisine and wonderful walks in countryside that inspired Keats, Jane Austen and Vaughan Williams. Our aim, is to make your short walking break as memorable as possible in countryside you will never forget, combining fresh air with exercise, tranquility and beauty, and insight into an area’s history and culture. Our carefully-crafted walks will leave you refreshed, relaxed and restored. Our ... Read more >
From £265 excluding flights
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