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Our Self-Guided Walking Holidays Collection

Independent walking holidays organised by us, led by you

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Explore Gran Canaria (Self-Guided)

Explore Gran Canaria (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Dec

Explore the lush north and arid south of one of Spain's Canary Islands on a self guided adventure

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Moderate

Grade 5

Trips comprise of day walks with plenty of ups and downs, some steep and rough ground will be encountered at times and walks averaging 7 miles with 650m of ascent / descent. Some holidays will cover longer distances on easier paths, others will be shorter walks but have more demanding ascents and terrain.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 7 miles; Ascent/Descent 650m; Terrain: generally decent paths and tracks with some steeper sections; Walking Time: Day walks. 

Coast & Islands

from £789

(7 nights)

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Cabo de Gata Natural Park (Self-Guided)

Cabo de Gata Natural Park (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Nov

Hike in Andalucia’s longest section of unspoilt coastline and experience the enchantment of Cabo de Gata, where unspoilt beauty and natural wonders create a memorable escape that will be remembered for a lifetime.

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Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent and longer distances covered.  Whilst you will be mainly on paths, these may be rough, steep, and loose at times. We take the whole day to enjoy some fabulous walks.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 8 miles; Ascent/Descent 850m; Terrain: sometimes rough, loose or steep sections; Walking Time: 8hrs / Full Day walks. 

Coast & Islands

from £809

(7 nights)

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Hassness Country House (Self-Guided)

Hassness Country House (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024:
    • Jun
    • Jul
    • Aug
    • Sep
    • Oct

Hassle-free adventures led by you, based at our own country house on the shores of Buttermere. Leisurely strolls to classic Lakeland ridge walks among the less-frequented western fells of the Lake District.

Was £479

Now from £349

(3, 4, 7 nights)

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Lombardy: Lakes Como & Lugano (Self-Guided)

Lombardy: Lakes Como & Lugano (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Oct

Alpine trails taking in the highlights of beautiful Lake Como and Lake Lugano in northern Italy. Explore forested valleys, mountain tops and traditional villages as you go. Staying in small family run accommodation diving into local culture.

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Grade 8

Our most challenging trips - hard mountain walking with long rewarding ascents, descents and maybe some scrambling. A good level of fitness, stamina, head for heights and experience of mountain walking is essential. 

Usual daily walks - Distance: 11 miles; Ascent/Descent 1300m; Terrain: varied with rough, rocky and steep trails; Walking Time: 8hrs+ / Long Days. 

Landscape

from £869

(7 nights)

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Discover Southwest France-The Dordogne (Self-Guided)

Discover Southwest France-The Dordogne (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Oct

An excellent gastronomical walking trip from the banks of the charming and meandering Dordogne River up to the higher wooded grounds of the Périgord plateau.

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Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent and longer distances covered.  Whilst you will be mainly on paths, these may be rough, steep, and loose at times. We take the whole day to enjoy some fabulous walks.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 8 miles; Ascent/Descent 850m; Terrain: sometimes rough, loose or steep sections; Walking Time: 8hrs / Full Day walks. 

Food & Wine

from £989

(6 nights)

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The Northern Way of St James: Walking in the Basque Country (Self-Guided)

The Northern Way of St James: Walking in the Basque Country (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Oct

Walking the northern Spanish coast along the Camino del Norte following ancient pilgrim paths through Green Spain

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Challenging

Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent and longer distances covered.  Whilst you will be mainly on paths, these may be rough, steep, and loose at times. We take the whole day to enjoy some fabulous walks.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 8 miles; Ascent/Descent 850m; Terrain: sometimes rough, loose or steep sections; Walking Time: 8hrs / Full Day walks. 

Pilgrimage Routes
Was £1,019

Now from £899

(7 nights)

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6 features of our Self-Guided Walking Holidays

Independent travel

Travel independently with route notes and the full support of experts to ensure you get the best out of your holiday.

Self-guided walking group trekking atop a mountain in Lake Como, Northern Italy’s Lombardy region

Curated itineraries

Meticulously planned, our award winning walking holidays are designed by experts and draw on over 75 years of experience.

The best routes

Carefully selected classic long-distance paths and local trails that showcase the best of a region or destination.

Fully supported

Expertly planned itineraries with maps, route notes, accommodation and luggage transfers all taken care of by us.

Choice of grades

Choose your grade, ensuring you and your companions find the right holiday to ensure your maximum enjoyment.

Freedom & reward

Follow a choice of daily route options, finishing your walk with an incredible sense of achievement and accomplishment.

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Amongst the Dolomites in Val Badia (Self-Guided)
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Amongst the Dolomites in Val Badia (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Oct

Walk amongst the unrivalled beauty of the Dolomites in German speaking Italy.

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Challenging

Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent and longer distances covered.  Whilst you will be mainly on paths, these may be rough, steep, and loose at times. We take the whole day to enjoy some fabulous walks.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 8 miles; Ascent/Descent 850m; Terrain: sometimes rough, loose or steep sections; Walking Time: 8hrs / Full Day walks. 

Mountains

from £869

(7 nights)

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Camino dos Faros: Galicia's Lighthouse Way (Self-Guided)

Camino dos Faros: Galicia's Lighthouse Way (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Oct

Follow the Lighthouse Way along the ‘Death Coast’ (Costa da Morte) in Green Spain's Galicia region with splendid sea views as you go

Grade Moderate
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Moderate

Grade 5

Trips comprise of day walks with plenty of ups and downs, some steep and rough ground will be encountered at times and walks averaging 7 miles with 650m of ascent / descent. Some holidays will cover longer distances on easier paths, others will be shorter walks but have more demanding ascents and terrain.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 7 miles; Ascent/Descent 650m; Terrain: generally decent paths and tracks with some steeper sections; Walking Time: Day walks. 

Long Distance Paths

from £879

(10 nights)

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Coastal Walking in Apulia (Self-Guided)

Coastal Walking in Apulia (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Sep

Puglia’s coastal trail, from Otranto to Gagliano del Capo offers the best of the region from epic views, delightful swimming spots, quaint villages waiting to be explored and windswept, undisturbed nature.

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Moderate

Grade 4

Usually, your walk will take up the whole day at a moderate pace. Terrain will often be hilly and paths generally good. Note that on holidays in mountainous areas, expect some rougher paths. An average walk length is 6 miles but expect this to vary from as little as 3 miles on a sightseeing day and up to 10 miles on a full day dependant on the amount of ascent and decent required.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 6 miles; Ascent/Descent 500m; Terrain: sometimes hilly and undulating on good paths and tracks; Walking Time: Day walks. 

Coast & Islands

from £839

(7 nights)

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Coastal Walking in Sardinia (Self-Guided)
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Coastal Walking in Sardinia (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Oct

Explore the untamed beauty of Sardinia's Sulcis-Iglesiente region, where the Costa Verde reveals a captivating blend of abandoned mines and natural wonders, recognized by UNESCO in 2007.

Grade Moderate
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Our holiday walking grades

Moderate

Grade 5

Trips comprise of day walks with plenty of ups and downs, some steep and rough ground will be encountered at times and walks averaging 7 miles with 650m of ascent / descent. Some holidays will cover longer distances on easier paths, others will be shorter walks but have more demanding ascents and terrain.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 7 miles; Ascent/Descent 650m; Terrain: generally decent paths and tracks with some steeper sections; Walking Time: Day walks. 

Coast & Islands

from £829

(7 nights)

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Crete- Coast to Coast (Self-Guided)
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Crete- Coast to Coast (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Oct

Explore the charm of "unspoiled Crete" as you traverse scenic walking trails adorned with wildflowers, meander through lush valleys, and explore stunning gorges. Immerse yourself in the local culture by connecting with residents, sharing a glass of wine, and savouring the renowned Cretan cuisine at authentic taverns.

Grade Moderate
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Our holiday walking grades

Moderate

Grade 5

Trips comprise of day walks with plenty of ups and downs, some steep and rough ground will be encountered at times and walks averaging 7 miles with 650m of ascent / descent. Some holidays will cover longer distances on easier paths, others will be shorter walks but have more demanding ascents and terrain.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 7 miles; Ascent/Descent 650m; Terrain: generally decent paths and tracks with some steeper sections; Walking Time: Day walks. 

Landscape

from £729

(7 nights)

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Cretes' Gorges of the South West (Self-Guided)
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Cretes' Gorges of the South West (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Oct

Endless views unfold over the deep blue Libyan Sea along Europe's most remarkable coastline, where untamed landscapes boast 2000-meter-high mountains plunging dramatically into the water.

Grade Challenging
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Our holiday walking grades

Challenging

Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent and longer distances covered.  Whilst you will be mainly on paths, these may be rough, steep, and loose at times. We take the whole day to enjoy some fabulous walks.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 8 miles; Ascent/Descent 850m; Terrain: sometimes rough, loose or steep sections; Walking Time: 8hrs / Full Day walks. 

Landscape

from £759

(7 nights)

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Discover Hadrian's Wall (Self-Guided)
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Discover Hadrian's Wall (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Oct

The Hadrian’s Wall Path, an 84-mile (135 km) National Trail, spans the width of northern England, extending from Wallsend in the east to Bowness-on-Solway in Cumbria on the west coast.

Grade Challenging
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Our holiday walking grades

Challenging

Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent and longer distances covered.  Whilst you will be mainly on paths, these may be rough, steep, and loose at times. We take the whole day to enjoy some fabulous walks.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 8 miles; Ascent/Descent 850m; Terrain: sometimes rough, loose or steep sections; Walking Time: 8hrs / Full Day walks. 

Long Distance Paths

from £839

(7 nights)

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Discover the Western Algarve (Self-Guided)

Discover the Western Algarve (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jun - Dec

Portugal's western Algarve offers a glorious mix of coastal, mountain and inland landscapes. Trails take you through sleepy villages, past waterways and natural wildlife.

Grade Moderate
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Our holiday walking grades

Moderate

Grade 4

Usually, your walk will take up the whole day at a moderate pace. Terrain will often be hilly and paths generally good. Note that on holidays in mountainous areas, expect some rougher paths. An average walk length is 6 miles but expect this to vary from as little as 3 miles on a sightseeing day and up to 10 miles on a full day dependant on the amount of ascent and decent required.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 6 miles; Ascent/Descent 500m; Terrain: sometimes hilly and undulating on good paths and tracks; Walking Time: Day walks. 

Coast & Islands

from £769

(7 nights)

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