Featured Walks

CLEVELAND WAY

The Cleveland Way is a National Trail. It starts in the pretty market town of Helmsley, near the ruins of its medieval castle, passes across the heather-clad North York Moors, before meeting the coast at Saltburn. The North Sea section then takes you down via Whitby and its spectacular ruined abbey to the finish point at Filey Brigg.

9 days’ walking / 8 nights’ accommodation from £690 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

COTSWOLD WAY

The path follows the Cotswold escarpment through picturesque villages, rolling pastures and beech woodland. It starts in the World Heritage City of Bath with its extensive Roman remains. The path finishes in the pretty market town of Chipping Campden. Along the way it passes numerous places of interest, including a Neolithic burial chamber and the remains of Hailes Abbey.

8 days’ walking / 7 nights’ accommodation from £610 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

CROSS BUCKS WAY

Despite its name, this path actually begins in Linslade in Bedfordshire and finishes at Stratton Audley in Oxfordshire. That said, for most of its length it passes through the picturesque countryside of North Buckinghamshire. Highlights include the Grand Union Canal, the market town of Winslow and the church in Hillesden, where the door still has bullet holes from when it was attacked during the English Civil War. 

2 days’ walking / 1 night’s accommodation from £130 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

DALES WAY

The Dales Way is an 80-mile path from Ilkley in West Yorkshire to Bowness-on-Windermere in Cumbria. It mainly follows riverside paths and passes through the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the foothills of the Lake District National Park. Starting in Ilkley, the path follows the River Wharf, passing by the ruins of Bolton Abbey, up to its source in the Pennines. It follows river valleys to the shores of Lake Windermere. 

6 days’ walking / 5 nights’ accommodation from £450 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

HADRIAN'S WALL PATH

A National Trail following the line of the Wall built by order of Emperor Hadrian. The path starts at Wallsend on the east coast and finishes at Bowness-on-Solway on the west coast. Large sections of the Wall still remain in the spectacular central section where it follows the escarpment known as Whin Sill. The remains of numerous forts and milecastles can still be seen, as well as a temple dedicated to Mithras. 

6 days’ walking / 5 nights’ accommodation from £450 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

HEREWARD WAY

A path from Oakham in Rutland to Harling Road in Norfolk. The Hereward Way links the Viking Way with the Peddars Way. It runs through Rutland, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk. It is named after Hereward the Wake who in the 11th Century led Anglo-Saxon resistance to William the Conqueror from his base on the Isle of Ely.

7 days’ walking / 6 nights’ accommodation from £530 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

ICKNIELD WAY PATH

The Icknield Way is often described as the oldest road in Britain. The path runs from Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire to Knettishall Heath, Suffolk. It also forms part of the Greater Ridgeway, a prehistoric route linking Dorset with The Wash. The path’s ancient heritage is demonstrated by numerous Neolithic barrows and Iron Age hillforts.

8 days’ walking / 7 nights’ accommodation from £610 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

NORFOLK COAST PATH

A National Trail from Hunstanton to Hopton-on-Sea. The Norfolk Coast Path can be joined with the Peddar’s Way. The path is varied, and includes sandy beaches, seaside towns and picturesque villages. The salt marshes are home to numerous bird species, such as Marsh Harriers. You will also see windmills, the site of a Roman encampment and the remains of invasion defences from the second world war.  

7 days’ walking / 6 nights’ accommodation from £530 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

NORTHUMBERLAND COAST PATH

A spectacular coastal path from Cresswell to Berwick upon Tweed. It has sandy beaches, attractive fishing villages, and historic castles. And in Bamburgh, you can visit the museum which commemorates the life of Grace Darling who risked her life to rescue nine survivors from the SS Forfarshire which was shipwrecked in 1838. Her actions led to the creation of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. 

5 days’ walking / 4 nights’ accommodation from £370 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

PEDDAR'S WAY

A National Trail from Knettishall Heath in Suffolk to Holme-next-the-Sea in Norfolk. This forms part of the Greater Ridgeway linking the Dorset coast to the Wash. The Peddar’s Way can be joined with the Norfolk Coast Path. The path starts in the Breckland landscape on the Suffolk/Norfolk border, passes by the Queen’s Sandringham Estate, before finishing on the coast at Old Hunstanton.

4 days’ walking / 3 nights’ accommodation from £290 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

SOUTH TYNE TRAIL

This path follows the South Tyne River. It starts near Garrigill in Cumbria  and finishes at Haltwhistle in Northumberland. It passes through Alston, the highest market town in England. From Alston the path follows the narrow-gauge railway operated by the South Tyndale Railway, before crossing the spectacular Lambley Viaduct.

2 days’ walking / 1 night’s accommodation from £130 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

St. Cuthbert's WAY

A path from Holy Island (Lindisfarne) in Northumberland to Melrose in the Scottish Borders. The walk is named after Cuthbert, a 7th Century saint who spent his life in the Borders. This is a beautiful and varied walk which links a number of places that were significant to Cuthbert such as the abbeys at Melrose and Holy Island, and the evocative St Cuthbert’s Cave.

5 days’ walking / 4 nights’ accommodation from £370 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

ST. OSWALD'S WAY

A path from Heavenfield on Hadrian’s Wall to Holy Island (Lindisfarne). Oswald was the King of Northumbria in the 7th-Century, and the walk starts on Hadrian’s Wall next to the site of the Battle of Heavenfield. It passes through the beautiful Northumberland landscape before coming to the coast at Warkworth with its magnificent castle. The path then continues up the coast to Holy Island.  

8 days’ walking / 7 nights’ accommodation from £610 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

TABULAR HILLS WALK

A path from Helmsley in North Yorkshire to Scarborough following the southern boundary of the North York Moors National Park. The Tabular Hills are named for their distinctive table top shapes. Starting in the market town of Helmsley with its medieval castle, this walk finishes near the seaside resort town of Scarborough. The walk passes through forests and across moors, offering views of the North York Moors.

3 days’ walking / 2 nights’ accommodation from £210 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

TEESDALE WAY

Starting at South Gare Lighthouse near Redcar, this walk follows the River Tees to Dufton in Cumbria. It is a walk of contrasts, starting near the site of the former Redcar steelworks and finishing in the remote Pennines. In between it passes by the magnificent Tees Transporter Bridge, the Roman fort remains at Piecebridge, the 12th-Century Barnard Castle, Cauldron Snout waterfall and High Cup Nick chasm. 

8 days walking / 7 nights accommodation from £610 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

THE RIDGEWAY

A National Trail following the prehistoric route from Overton Hill in Wiltshire to Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire. The Ridgeway forms part of the Greater Ridgeway linking the Dorset Coast to The Wash. It has been used as a path for at least 5,000 years. One interesting fact is that it passes through the grounds of Chequers Court, the Prime Minister’s country retreat at the foot of the Chiltern Hills.

7 days’ walking / 6 nights’ accommodation from £530 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

Viking way

The Viking Way goes from Barton-upon-Humber in the shadow of the Humber Bridge to Oakham, the County Town of Rutland. From the north, the walk passes through the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds. Much of this area was under the control of the Vikings, with many place names still having Scandinavian origins. The spectacular cathedral in Lincoln is a particular highlight.

10 days walking / 9 nights accommodation from £770 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)

YORKSHIRE WOLDS way

A National Trail from Filey Brigg in North Yorkshire to Hessle in East Yorkshire on the banks of the Humber Estuary. Dry chalk valleys dominate the Wolds of Yorkshire’s East Riding. One particular highlight is the deserted medieval village of Wharram Percy. David Hockney  has produced paintings featuring the beautiful landscape of the Wolds.

7 days walking / 6 nights accommodation from £530 per person (based upon 2 people sharing)