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Walking Holidays

Some of our members enjoy a variety of walking holidays. These may be of interest to other members, either as ideas for their own holidays or just to hear about places that they have not visited. If you have details and photos of walking holidays that you have been on, and would like to share them with other members through the website, please let me have the relevant details.

DATE HOLIDAY DETAILS
July
2017
The White Peak Way The Cake to Cakers explore many of the limestone dales in this area
February 2017 Cuba & Costa Rica A warm welcome in Cuba followed by lots of wildlife in Costa Rica
September 2016 The Cleveland Way A horseshoe-shaped route around the edge of the North York Moors National Park
August 2016 Across the Alps A dramatic high altitude walk taking in three countries
February 2016 Winter Walking in Norway Not enough snow here this year? Head out to Norway for a holiday walking in the snow.
October - November Bhutan and Nepal Looking for some sunny weather - try a trip to Bhutan and Nepal
October 2015 Walking in Crete Christine and John share their holiday experiences in Crete
05/07/2015
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12/07/2015
The Kintyre Way The Lancashire Cake to Cakers explore The Kintyre Way
22/03/2015
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27/03/2015
Scottish Walking Holiday Sixteenth Annual Scottish Walking Trip with G-Line
19/09/2014
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29/09/2014
Trip to Cape Wrath Pat branches out on her own to fulfill a long-held ambition
30/03/2014
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04/04/2014
Annual Scottish Walking Holiday Join Pat and friends on a trip to Loch Lomond
14/10/2013
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17/10/2013
Returning to Rydal Ten Fylde Ramblers enjoyed a three night stay at Rydal Hall.
28/07/2013 Coast to Coast Return The Lancashire Cake to Cakers (Pat Fergusson, Christine and John Harrison): Returning to 9 Standards Rigg
12/06/2013
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23/06/2013
Glyndwr's Way & Offa's Dyke Pat Fergusson, Christine and John Harrison combine Glyndwr's Way with a couple of sections of Offa's Dyke
31/05/2013
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07/06/2013
Las Alpujarras Kath spends a week on the southern flanks of the Spanish Sierra Nevada
04/05/2013
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10/05/2013
The Ridgeway Join Garry and his friends on the oldest road in Britain
07/06/2012
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21/06/2012
Coast to Coast Christine, Pat and John follow Wainwright's route from St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay
11/06/2012
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16/06/2012
Yorkshire Wolds Way Follow Phil and Eric on their backpacking trip along the Yorkshire Wolds Way
04/03/2012
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19/03/2012
Everest Tea House Trek Climb to over 13,400 feet as Kath ventures along the Everest Base Camp route, sandwiched between sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley
23/08/2011
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31/08/2011
Great Glen Way Garry takes his friends on a trip along the lochs of the Great Glen Way
17/09/2011
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01/10/2011
Two weeks in Mallorca Join Kath for a sunny fortnight with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays in Mallorca
23/07/11
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30/07/11
Back to Alnmouth A week with HF at Alnmouth in Northumbria
26/06/11
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10/07/11
Tirolean Summer Back to the Stubai Alps, but this time staying in the Stubai Valley, rather than high in the mountains as Garry did in 2009 (see below). Ramblers Worldwide Holidays are bringing in more dual holidays, where you have the choice of two levels of walks. Kath tried out the C/C+ walks, the alternative being D/D+, and thoroughly enjoyed the holiday.
10/06/11
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17/06/11
Hadrian's Wall Backpacking along Hadrian's Wall with Phil and Eric
07/03/11
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11/03/11
Rambling from Rydal 10 Resourceful Ramblers spend a few days walking in the Lake District whilst enjoying the luxury of Rooms at Rydal Hall
02/07/10
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16/07/10
Walking in Fjordland Norway A fortnight spent exploring the valleys and mountains of Norway, again with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays
04/04/10
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20/04/10
Exploring the Drakensberg Mountains Join Kath on 12 walks in the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa. This Ramblers Worldwide Holiday makes use of two first rate hotels, each one at the head of a mainly uninhabited valley. On most days the walks are straight from the hotel and explore valleys, hills and ridges, each with its own character and beauty. The highlight of the holiday is the trip to Tugela Gorge, where the route draws close to the renowned Amphitheatre, a magnificent rock face over 3 miles long and up to 6,000 feet above the valley floor.
12/08/09
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26/08/09
High and Wild with Gary Two weeks in the Stubai Alps, Austria. A hutting holiday where the route stays above 2,000 metres for most of the time, and the option to climb even more mountains after arriving at the hut!
10/06/09
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17/06/09
Ireland Seven days walking the Dingle Way. This was followed by 9 days spent touring and walking, visiting: the Inveragh Peninsula (Ring of Kerry); the Beara Peninsula; Killarney National Park; the Burren, Connemara and the Wicklow Mountains. Details of this part of the holiday can be found on my own website: www.bestfootforward.me.uk
06/01/09
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08/01/09
South West Coastal Path (2) Three days from Exmouth to Lyme Regis, plus a new way to travel!
31/08/08
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06/09/08
A week in Northumberland Norma and Brenda Worthington stride out in and around Alnmouth, Northumberland
03/08/08
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09/08/08
South West Coastal Path Walking from Wembury Beach to Dawlish, an 88 mile section of the South West Coastal Path (630 miles long)
09/07/08
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23/07/08
Walking the Haute Route A tough but very rewarding walk from the Chamonix valley to Zermatt, approximately 108 miles and 36,000` of ascent.
10/06/08
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19/06/08
West Highland Way & Ben Nevis 7 days walking from Milngavie to Fort William, 95 miles, followed by the ascent of Ben Nevis
16/06/08
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20/06/08
Fours go to Fort William Three days in Fort William to climb Ben Nevis and explore the surrounding area
07/06/08
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13/06/08
Camping on the Lleyn Peninsula A week in Wales - two men with two enormous packs, what did they get up to?
05/04/08
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12/04/08
A week in the Lake District Staying in a cottage at Foulsyke and walking in the Buttermere and Wasdale areas
21/06/07
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03/07/07
Offa's Dyke 185 miles from Chepstow to Prestatyn in 13 days following the route of the dyke possibly built by King Offa of Mercia around 790AD
02/06/06
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16/06/06
Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk Two weeks and 190 miles from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay
 

 

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