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Active England Tours
Active Walking Tours which visit all the following places in 8 days, London, Windsor, Oxford, Blenheim Palace, Stratford, Bath, Stonehenge and Downton Abbey. The vast majority of the walking takes place in the stunning Cotswolds region. Guided and self-guide options available and satisfaction guaranteed!

door 2 door adventures
Go walkabout throughout the English Lake District with our range of self-guided breaks on foot or two wheels. Choices of not only duration but also accommodation to suit all budgets - you travel light and relax - let us do all the work

Inspired Walking
Inspired Walking offers luxury self guided walking holidays in the beautiful areas of the Cotswolds, Dorset and Wiltshire. We tailor make your holiday, sourcing the best walks and accommodation to suit your needs. We transfer your luggage, hand pick your accommodation, and organise everything so that you are free to enjoy your holiday. Visit our website at www.inspiredwalking.co.uk, or contact us for friendly advice on 0845 4689423 or by email on info@inspiredwalking.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Wandering Aengus
Guided walking and hiking tours in the U.K. Climb the three highest mountains of Scotland, England and Wales in a single, fully inclusive holiday.

Striding Ahead LLP
Based in Kendal, Striding Ahead LLP operates predominantly in the Lake District and offers a Walking Adventure service that encourages and motivates groups and individuals from both Public and Corporate sectors. With three grades of walking adventure available - ranging from straightforward to very challenging, it offers a great opportunity for exercise and socialising in some of the most scenic locations in the UK.
W : www.stridingahead.co.uk T: 0845 638 1885 E: info@stridingahead.co.uk

Mickeldore Travel
Mickledore Travel Walking Holidays Self guided walking holidays in Northern England and the Lake District. Selected accommodation and luggage transport on routes including Hadrian's Wall Path, the Coast to Coast, and several routes in the Lake District.

Byways Breaks
Self guided walking and cycling holidays in Shropshire, Cheshire and Welsh borders. Comfortable accommodation, detailed routes and maps, quality bikes, full back up including luggage transfer. Offas Dyke and Shropshire Way accommodation booking service. Other walking holidays on Sandstone Trail, Gritstone Trail, Llangollen Canal, Peckforton Hills

River Deep Mountain High
Walking holidays with a little (or a lot) of what you fancy - fresh coffee, a hot sauna, great food and especially good cake. We provide guided holidays, short breaks and weekends in the Lake District that are all high quality based in 3 star hotels or a cottage - a bit like a chalet skiing holiday. We also do guided cycling and open-canoeing which can be added in for a day of variety or to give the legs a rest. Suitable for singles, couples of different or similar ability, and groups. Tailor made packages also available.

Trek-Inn Holidays
Trek-Inn Holidays provide independent self-guided and escorted walking holidays in the UK, Ireland and Europe. We arrange meals, transfers and daily luggage transfers so you can concentrate on enjoying your walking holiday. Combined with our daily route notes and supplied maps you can walk your worries away. Trek-Inn Holidays - Quality walking holidays without compromise. www.trek-inn.com Tel: +44 (0)20 7060 3364 US Tollfree: 866-trek-1nn (866-873-5166)

Headwater Holidays
Headwater Holidays offer walking, cycling, cross country skiing and relaxed activity holidays, specialising in walking and cycling holidays in France, Spain, Italy.

Shepherds Walks Holidays
Shepherds Walks Holidays deliver both guided and self-guided walking holidays along Hadrian's Wall, St Cuthbert's Way, Dales way, Cumbria Way, Isle of Man Coastal Path and many of the other long-distance trails in the UK. On our self-guided trips, we book accommodation, meet you at the start of your holiday and give you detail trip notes and maps, move your bags and are no further than a telephone call away when you are out on your holiday with us if you need any help. On our guided trips, you get all this and a guide who is with the group throughout their trip. We offer holidays for solo walkers, couples of different or similar ability, groups and not forgetting our four-legged friends on our dog friendly holidays. Please visit our website www.shepherdswalksholidays.co.uk for more information, if you are wanting something a bit different we can arrange a bespoke trip for you, just contact our specialists on 01669 621044 or email us on info@shepherdswalksholidays.co.uk

Roman Wall Walks
Specialist Short Break Self-guided Walking Tours on Hadrians Wall Path arranged by a local company. All our packages include, Meet & Greet service, Quality Accomodation, Daily Luggage Transfers, detailed maps and walking instructions and 24 hour service of a RWW rep.

Hillwalk Tours
An award-winning walking tour operator, Hillwalk Tours specialise in self-guided walking holidays in Ireland, Scotalnd & England. Our ambition is to provide the best walking holidays in Ireland and Great Britain so, when you take a walking trip with Hillwalk Tours, you can be assured of the following: - Unlike other operators, a member of the Hillwalk Tours team has personally hiked each walking trail on our website - Unlike other operators, we have personally visited more than 95% of the B&Bs we work with & we plan to visit the other 5% shortly! - Like other operators, en-suite B&B accommodation, daily bag transfer, detailed maps and waterproof map cases, a 24-7 support service, etc come as standard when you travel with Hillwalk Tours. Remember, it's your walking holiday. Your job is to relax and enjoy yourself. Let Hillwalk Tours take care of the details.

Absolute Escapes Ltd
Absolute Escapes are specialists in tailor-made independent walking holidays in the UK. We offer self-guided walking holidays on some of the finest long distance trails in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, including the West Highland Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast and the historic Hadrian's Wall Path. All of our self-guided walking holidays include accommodation, door-to-door baggage transfers, Guidebooks and Maps.

Tailor-Made Tours Ltd.
Self-Guided Walking Tours in Ireland. Worry free walking on the Waymarked Ways of Ireland with Tailor-Made Tours. Guesthouse accommodation. 5/7/9/11 night packages from £260 pps.

Bath & West Country Walks
Enjoy South West England with a family company. Our guided and self guided walking holidays visit the Cotswolds, explore Exmoor, the Mendip Hills and Wiltshire Downs visiting such diverse places as Avebury, Bath,Cheddar, Glastonbury, Lacock, Lorna Doone Valley, Old Wardour Castle, Stonehenge, Stourhead, Tarr Steps, the Two Moors Way and Wells. Hotel, Inn and Guest House accommodation all ensuite. Enquire about our special group rates.

Wight Wanders
We promise you a walking holiday on the Isle of Wight that is relaxing comfortable and filled with discovery because they are based on our local expertise and specialist knowledge. We want you to enjoy the Isle of Wight, exploring the little known and unspoilt places that only a local would know exists. Our Self-Guided walking holidays are for those who like to walk independently, staying at a different place along the trail each night. Starting and finish on any date of your choosing, walk at your own pace, guided by our detailed route notes and maps, and enjoy the sense of freedom travelling on foot through peaceful landscapes, your senses re-awakened by the scenery and sounds of the countryside around you. As you enjoy your holiday we transport your luggage, you travel light and in complete freedom, allowing you the time to discover the Isle of Wight's many hidden charms.

Explore Worldwide
For over 20 years Explore have pioneered original small group adventure holidays. Our tours are designed to get you closer to different people, cultures and landscapes. With over 80 walking and trekking trips worldwide there is no better way to discover the beauty of our landscape knowing you are in expert hands.

Contours Walking Holidays
Contours Walking Holidays are the specialists in self-guided walking holidays in the UK. Whether you wish to follow in the footsteps of Roman Legionnaires along Hadrian's Wall, trace the route of cattle drovers in Scotland or climb the mountains of the Lake District, our unrivalled range of walking holidays are the perfect way to explore the countryside at your own pace. Visit our website www.contours.co.uk for more information or contact our friendly and knowledgeable team on 01629 821 900 or by email on info@contours.co.uk

Walk Wild Scotland
Walk Wild Scotland is about exploring Scotland's secret places and wild landscapes, discovering its abundant wildlife and rich history and connecting you with its nature, culture and people. Our small international groups of no more than 8 are perfectly sized for you to share those amazing experiences and enjoy your holiday in a personal ambience. We design relaxed, versatile and authentic tours for travellers who appreciate the comfort of a well planned and interesting journey guided by the safe hand of an expert guide. Our small groups allow the care, flexibility and spontaneity which make your holiday truly special.

Discovery Travel
Discovery Travel provides a wide range of self-guided walking holidays in Britain ranging from the Great Glen Way in the north to the South West Coastal Path in the south. All our walks include good quality B&B/inn accommodation, luggage transfers, maps and route details, emergency support and our unique personal service. We also offer a wide range of walking and cycling holidays across Europe and cycling holidays in Britain.

Langdale Estate
THE LANGDALE ESTATE - English Lake District - Ideal location for walking holidays, the 35 acre historic Langdale Estate offers a choice of accommodation, restaurants and leisure facilities - We offer a regular programme of over 300 activities including guided and self led walking as well as introductory sessions for climbing, abseiling, ghyll scrambling and much more.

Mountain Kingdoms
Mountain Kingdoms is a UK trekking holiday specialist with 26 years experience in running worldwide trekking holidays as well as select Trekking Peaks and Cultural Tours. We offer the best treks to the biggest destinations: Everest Base Camp Trek, the Inca Trail, the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal, and an ascent of Kilimanjaro are amongst the most well known routes that we cover. But we don't just offer the classic treks; our comprehensive range of trekking holidays and cultural tours take you around the world, from off the beaten track adventures along forgotten pathways to tours that visit vibrant Buddhist festivals and stunning cultural sights.

Catalan Adventures
Catalan Adventures offers the very best in "guided and self guided walking holidays" in the beautiful region of northern Catalonia. Framed by the Pyrenees, northern Catalonia has many different faces. Within a relatively short distance, the warm, volcanic hills of the Garrotxa give way to a more gently rolling landscape coated with olive groves, vineyards and woods of cork oaks. Cross the final ridge before the coast of the Costa Brava, and you discover yet another scene - rocky coves, stunning sandy bays and the rugged Cape Creus headland. To walk here is a revelation.

British and Irish Walks
Specialising in the best walks in Britain and Ireland. We offer national trails where they evoke best the area they pass through; but where they are not we offer our own routes, which may evoke the work of a great artist or writer.

Walk the Landscape
For guided, self-guided and customised walking holidays in the Cotswolds where culture, history and nature come to life. "A beautifully guided walk in the Cotswolds which has everything - landscape and architecture, history and heritage and lunch in a traditional English pub" Rami Shah 2008

Explore Norfolk UK
Based in Norfolk, Explore Norfolk UK provides self guided walking packages along the beautiful Norfolk Coast Path, the historic Peddars Way and a growing number of other trails in Norfolk. Ideal for your first walking holiday, or for a gentler flatter walk! Includes luggage transfer, accommodation, maps and itinerary. We offer you a package to suit your particular requirements and will make sure we understand the distances you want to walk and the type of accommodation you like. We love Norfolk, and want to give you the chance to experience the beauty of the coast and the rural countryside

Adventure+
Adventure+ Guided walking holidays in small friendly groups with house-party style accommodation in a 4-star Country Guest House on the edge of Lake Bala, in the Snowdonia National Park. Enjoy Snowdonia without the crowds, either scenic valley walks or high-level challenging walks. Holidays, from 3 to 7 days, are fully organised with local transport, quality accommodation and meals and guided walks. www.AdvPlus.co.uk Tel: 01678-521109.

Mountain Paradise
Mountain Paradise provide the best walking tours and hiking in the Tatra mountains Slovakia, from peak to peak Tatra mountain tours or walking in the national parks your holiday can be tailor made for you, if you enjoy, walking, hiking, rock climbing, rafting, cycling, historic castles, ice caves, national parks, horse riding & beautiful mountain scenery then the Slovakia High Tatra mountains is the place to make those dreams come true.

Secret Hills Walking
Shropshire is indeed a secret place, tucked away between the Mid-Wales hills and the West Midlands. Secret Hills Walking arrange guided walking holidays of between two and seven nights, where all accommodation is en suite, and all meals included in the holiday price. There are four main programmes - Country Walking, Social Walking for Singles, Strollers for those who like to amble and visit other beautiful parts of Shropshire and Longer Distance walking trails. There is complete flexibility on dates, and number of days walked, and we have a NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT policy. The aim is to provide THE TOTAL SHROPSHIRE EXPERIENCE.

Rothay Manor
ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT- 5-day Guided Walking Holidays from Central Lakeland - Transport provided, allowing linear walks - Mixture of energetic and leisurely routes to suit all - Led by blue-badge guides Claire and Dave Watson - Max 25 per holiday - Comfortable relaxed atmosphere at well-known gourmet hotel.

Peak Walking Adventures
EXPLORE THE BEAUTIFUL PEAK DISTRICT OR DERBYSHIRE DALES with one of our friendly, knowledgeable guides to help bring the countryside to life. Make a walking holiday of it or just book for a day. Ideal for groups, couples, friends or individuals. Special service for corporate clients. Group walks, personal walking guides, trek training challenge walks and much more! Easily accessible from most parts of the UK. TAKE A LOOK AT OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS OF ALL OUR WONDERFUL WALKS. We look forward to hearing from you!

Clwydian Walking Holidays
Clwydian Walking Holidays based in North Wales in the beautiful Vale of Clwyd. We specialise in individually tailored group walking tours, we cater for walkers of all abilities and organise weekend walking packages ourselves, you don’t have to belong to a group, come along as an individual and we will make you feel very welcome. We offer a choice of excellent accommodation and you will be led on your walks by an experienced guide who has local knowledge of the area. Clwydian Walking Holidays also provide logistic support for each walk and activity where it is required.

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