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Walk of the Week: Mountains & Lakes of the Julian Alps

30 Nov , 2016  

MacsMoment photo in Slovenia

Head to Slovenia for an alternative Alpine experience. The Via Alpina through the Mountains & Lakes of the Julian Alps blends all the best elements of any Alpine walking experience (snow capped peaks, flower filled meadows, deep gorges and blue-green glacial lakes) with unique traditions, food, history, and a vibrant folk culture. In a Nutshell […]

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Walk of the Week: Tenerife

12 Oct , 2016  

Hiking in Tenerife

When it comes to getting your winter sun fix, the Canary Islands are a no-brainer. Throw in some lung-opening hikes and views of El Teide and you’ve got the perfect winter adventure. In a Nutshell Grade: Moderate to Strenuous (best suited to keen walkers looking for an invigorating week) Distance: That’s up to you! The 7 day itinerary includes […]

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Walk of the Week: Escape to the Cotswolds

10 Aug , 2016  

A delight of a walk which fits into a short break, or slots in perfectly to a longer visit to England. Quintessentially English, the Escape to the Cotswolds is a gem of a walking break. In a Nutshell The villages of the Cotswolds look and feel like a dream vision of England, with pretty thatch-roofed cottages, […]

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Walk of the Week: A Long Walk on the Isle of Skye

19 Nov , 2015  

The Isle of Skye is one of the most beloved Scottish islands and a favourite with walkers. It has a fascinating history and offers stunning scenery – not just on the island, but on the journey there as well. Let’s go for a long walk on Skye. In a nutshell Distance: 73 miles (118 km) […]

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Walk of the Week: Pembrokeshire Coast Path

4 Nov , 2015  

Pembrokeshire Coast

Pembrokeshire in Wales is one of the UK’s most spectacular corners for coastline loving walkers, sunseekers, wildlife-watchers, and watersports fans. This week, Walk of the Week is the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which as the name suggests, is a coastal trail through this beauty of a region. In a Nutshell Distance: 186 miles Grading: Moderate Where […]

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Walk of the Week: King Ludwig Way

2 Sep , 2015  

A recent review of our King Ludwig Way walk summed the trip up as “a really German holiday”, and another as “seeing beautiful Bavaria at grass roots”. By “really German”, we don’t think they mean laden with cliché! Yes, there are tourist draws along the way, which are fascinating to see, but by walking the […]

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Walk of the Week: Corsica: Island of Beauty

18 Aug , 2015  

Even though Corsica has been part of France for over two hundred years, it has its own unique qualities, cuisine, language, culture and history. This island offers a wealth of wonderful experiences which we think are best undertaken by foot. In a Nutshell Distance: 46km  (28 miles) Grading: Easy to Moderate Where is it? Despite […]

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Walk of the Week: Provence: Walking and Wine

15 Jul , 2015  

Each year on the 14th July, military parades, fireworks, concerts and parties take place across France to celebrate Bastille Day. This national day commemorates the storming of the Bastille, a fortress in Paris, which marked the beginning of the French Revolution in 1789. In honour of le quatorze juillet, our walk of the week is Provence: Walking […]

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Walk of the Week: Crete Coast to Coast

17 Jun , 2015  

The Greek Islands, perhaps better known for their beach resorts, are a treasure trove of landscapes for the walker or cyclist to discover. The largest of these, Crete, is a personal favourite of mine, and home to the Crete Coast to Coast. In a Nutshell Distance: 84km over 6 walking days Grading: Moderate. Achievable for […]

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Walk of the Week: The Wicklow Way

11 Jun , 2015  

As far as Irish adventures go, the Wicklow Way is one of Ireland’s most accessible waymarked walking routes, leading from the bustle of Dublin through a multitude of mountain and valley landscapes. In a Nutshell Distance: 127km Grading: Moderate Ireland’s oldest way-marked trail, pioneered by famous hill walker, J.B. Malone. Where is it? The route […]

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