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32 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

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

Amalfi coast easy walking holiday, Italy

A high quality holiday offering only the best of the Amalfi Coast. Medieval Amalfi is the perfect place to stay, close to the harbour, beach and wonderful restaurants. A relaxed programme of easy walks, far from the crowds, with unforgettable views of the coastline below. Here, in this Italian paradise, the scenery is spectacular, vertical pastel towns and cliff top gardens appearing to tumble into the sea against a backdrop of wild mountain scenery. Enjoy: • a choice of relaxed walks led by a professional local guide • 5 easy, scenic walks • brief commentaries to enhance the walks • choice of hotels • carefully-selected local restaurants • 2 memorable boat trips ... Read more >
From £1,340 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

Amalfi coast walking trip, Italy

A relaxed programme of walking high above the Amalfi Coast, far from the crowds, with unforgettable views of the coastline below. Here, in this Italian paradise, the scenery is spectacular, vertical pastel towns and cliff top gardens appearing to tumble 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! Highlights: • relaxed walks accompanied by a professional local guide • a choice of moderate or easy walks each day • brief commentaries to enhance the walks • a choice of hotels including small, elegant 4-star hotel opposite the beach • carefully-selected local ... Read more >
From £1,280 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

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

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

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

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 £448 excluding flights
Easy self-guided walking holiday on Italy's Amalfi Coast, tailored to suit your walking, hotel and date requirements. From £599 7 days ex flights (11 reviews). Save £50 by booking your 2018 walking holiday before end December.

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

Hadrians wall walking holiday, England

Dates can be arranged at any time between March and October and the itinerary can be adapted to suit your individual requirements. We also offer a choice of accommodation, depending on your preferences. Discover the stunning landscapes and amazing history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk through centuries of history along the most scenic and interesting sections of Hadrian’s Wall, where you will see the best preserved sections of the wall. Routes are personally researched by us to provide contrasting walks of considerable historical interest. The holiday is centred around the small town of Haltwhistle with accommodation of a high standard and fine dining at the end of the day, a ... Read more >
From £389 excluding flights

Sussex downs and coast short break walking holiday

A weekend of splendid walking in one of England's most diverse National Parks. For a longer break, we can provide a number of other contrasting walks, depending on your requirements. 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 clients return year after year to this destination, and they always have a wonderful time. Enjoy • expertly-crafted self-guided walks in some of England’s most beautiful countryside • peace of mind knowing that routes ... Read more >
From £221 excluding flights

Pembrokeshire walking holiday

A walking break combining 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 insight into Pembrokeshire's history and culture. Our carefully-crafted walks will leave you refreshed, relaxed and restored. Our clients return year after year to this destination, and they always have a wonderful time. Enjoy • expertly-crafted self-guided walks along stunning coastal paths • peace of mind knowing that routes have ... Read more >
From £237 excluding flights

Cotswolds and Jurassic Coast walking holiday, UK

Choose from three destinations on this holiday, all Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty: Oxfordshire Cotswolds 2-3 nights, 2 full-day walks and one village walk Gloucestershire Cotswolds 2-3 nights, 2 full-day walks and one village walk Dorset's Jurassic Coast 2-3 nights, 2 full-day walks and one town tour Cotswolds Highlights: * stunning, unspoilt landscapes, well away from the usual crowds * delightful honey-coloured stone villages full of architectural gems from great manor houses to ancient churches * gently rolling countryside with panoramas constantly unfolding before you * countryside which inspired Edward Thomas and Jane Austen * in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds stay in ... Read more >
From £325 excluding flights

Peak District walking holiday

A short walking break 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. Our aim is to make your short walking break as memorable as possible in countryside you will never forget, combining fresh air with exercise, tranquillity and beauty, and insight into the area’s history and culture. Our carefully-crafted walks will leave you refreshed, relaxed and restored. Enjoy • expertly-crafted self-guided walks in the beautiful Derbyshire Dales, some of England’s most outstanding countryside • peace of ... Read more >
From £221 excluding flights

Quantock hills walking holiday, England

A short walking break 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

West Sussex self guided walking break, England

A weekend of wonderfully contrasting walks around picturesque Chichester Harbour and the stunning South Downs near Goodwood. Enjoy • relaxed, varied and carefully-crafted self-guided walks in some of England’s most beautiful countryside surrounding the ancient city of Chichester • peace of mind knowing that routes have been thoroughly researched by us and tested by numerous walkers so you can be sure you will not get lost! We include a marked-up Ordnance Survey map in your pack with a waterproof map case • an elegant but small city-centre hotel offering stylish accommodation and excellent cuisine; excellent bed and breakfast accommodation available if preferred • good ... Read more >
From £221 excluding flights

Suffolk coast walking short break

A short walking break in the footsteps of Benjamin Britten, under the wide Suffolk skies, offering wonderful walks through a landscape full of history, shingle beaches, crumbling cliffs, marshes, estuaries, heathland, forests and farmland. This country is a source of inspiration to many artists, writers and musicians. We have selected the very best routes that this area has to offer, incorporating many highlights. To achieve this, the walks are linear rather than circular, thus involving the use of 3-4 taxi journeys. 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 ... Read more >
From £252 excluding flights
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