Did you know that there are 70 recognised organisations that can take part in the XX Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow? And do you know which ones these are?
Glasgow 2014 competitors
Here’s a comprehensive list of all the member countries and regions that can take part in Glasgow 2014.
Africa: Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia
The Americas: Belize, Bermuda, Canada, Falkland Islands, Guyana and St Helena
Asia: Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore and Sri Lanka.
The Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands.
Europe: Cyprus, England, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Malta, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Oceania: Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Top tours in Commonwealth countries
Inspired by all these amazing places we have come up with a top 10 walking holidays and tours list around the Commonwealth.
As host country, Scotland will be high on the list of Commonwealth countries to visit this year. While you are in Glasgow you could choose to set out on the famous long-distance walking path, the West Highland Way. It starts just north of the city at Milngavie and heads for 96 miles to the stunning Scottish Highlands. See Walk the west Highland Way
Crossing the border of Scotland and England you could head off on a fantastic walking trip on the St Cuthbert’s Way. The self-guided walking holiday heads through the Scottish Borders and English Northumberland countryside. See St Cuthbert’s Way walking holiday.
And then there is Wales, that’s not too far away again. Wales has so many fabulous places to explore on a walking holiday. How about the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which extends 186 miles along the rugged wild and incredibly beautiful coastline? See Pembrokeshire Coast Path Walking Tours.
Northern Ireland will also be represented at Glasgow 2014. A beautiful walking tour that is well worth checking out is the Antrim Glens and Causeway Coast. Enjoy a week of beautiful walking. See Antrim Glens
The 95-mile Way of the Gull on the Isle of Man offers numerous attractions for walkers who like their holidays to be multi-day and gorgeous. See Isle of Man Coastal Path.
Another fabulous coastal path is found on Jersey. Walk the 48-mile coast of this beautiful island located in the English Channel. See Jersey Coastal Path.
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