A fusion of coastal hikes, long-distance trails and hillside ambles litter the versatile landscapes of the British Isles and the UK has a walking holiday to suit everyone looking to tread the tracks on two feet – complemented, of course, by charming stays at quintessentially British B&Bs and hotels.
Whatever the time of year, our domestic shores abound with beauty, so don your hiking boots, rucksack and a precautionary waterproof and head out into the spectacular scenery of the Cotswolds, Pembrokeshire, Peak and Lake Districts for a family-friendly or intrepid adventure in nature.
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Scafell Pike, Lake District
Explore offers avid walkers a “Walk the Lake District” package in the northern Lake District from the cosy base of the blissful Borrowdale Valley. For seven days between May and September, groups of up to 16 can hike Scafell Pike, Haystacks and Cat Bells amongst the rugged hills while staying on the doorstep of the fells.
Think days spent summiting England’s highest mountain and rambling fells alongside pretty market towns and cosy seasonal dinners. From £1,465pp, including most meals, tour leaders, transport and accommodation .
The Cotswold Way, Cotswolds
Compass Holidays has an 11-night self-guided walking holiday on the Cotswold Way National Trail for explorers keen to tread the 103-mile track from Chipping Campden to Bath. Patchwork fields, stone walls and rolling hills meet chocolate box villages and Roman history on the walk through the idyllic English countryside. All accommodation, traditional full English breakfasts and luggage transfers are included in the quintessentially British adventure.
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