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Walking Holidays

Epic New Year challenges with Discover Adventure

Make 2014 a year to remember by taking on an unforgettable trekking or cycling challenge with Discover Adventure. Celebrating its 20th anniversary next year, the specialist tour operator is offering even more new, unique and thrill-seeking itineraries than ever before.

Following the pilgrim trails

Following the pilgrim trails

Best foot forward for Ramblers Worldwide Holidays choice of pilgrim trails following the launch of Simon Reeve's new series of television programmes featuring the World's most epic walking pilgrimages

Corfu and the Vikos Gorge

Walking specialist On Foot Holidays has launched an unusual offering in northwest Greece for 2014: the chance to step out on carefully-selected trails throughout scenic Corfu, coupled with an exhilarating exploration of little-known Zagoria, home to the dramatic Vikos, one of the world’s deepest gorges.

Follow the leader

For easy walks in exotic landscapes, walking and cycling holiday specialist, Headwater, recommends its guided walking holidays, which offer travellers an alternative view of favourite winter sun destinations.

Have a pint on us! Enjoy a Wharfedale Wander at The Devonshire Fell

Have a pint on us! Enjoy a Wharfedale Wander at The Devonshire Fell

The Devonshire Fell in North Yorkshire is inviting guests to 'have a pint on them' with their 'Wharfedale Wander' break this winter from just £60 per person.

Walk your way to health

The news that tens of thousands of lives in the UK could be saved by stepping away from the sofa and out for a walk (150 minutes of moderate physical exercise per week to be precise, according to the Walking Works report) is a startling reminder of how life-threatening inactivity can be.

Explore the Lot Valley this autumn

Explore the Lot Valley this autumn

Easy to reach by plane for a short break or by car for longer holidays, discover the autumn in the Lot Valley and its colourful sceneries.

Enjoy the New Forest Walking Festival

Enjoy the New Forest Walking Festival

The New Forest Walking Festival will take place between 26 October and 3 November 2013.

New moorland walk for Sherlock fans

New moorland walk for Sherlock fans

For fans of Sherlock, due back on television screen this Autumn, this new two Moors way walking trip from Macs Adventure is the ideal way to explore the landscape of Dartmoor, inspiration for Hound of the Baskervilles, and neighbouring Exmoor first hand.

The best autumn walks in the South West

The best autumn walks in the South West

Once the summer crowds have gone, autumn is a perfect time to visit Cornwall.

On Foot Holidays rounds up its favourite autumn walks in Europe

The summer scorch has eased, the harvests are in full swing and the sea is still invitingly warm.

Christmas walking breaks in the UK

Christmas walking breaks in the UK

Celebrate the festive season with fabulous food, lots of entertainment and great walks - ideal for walking off those Christmas excesses - on a Christmas UK getaway with HF Holidays.

Top walks on the untouched islands of the Azores

Step out alongside serene crater lakes, re-invigorate the soul on rugged coastal trails and hike Portugal’s highest peak in the mid-Atlantic Azores.

Crisp and cosy autumn walking breaks

Crisp and cosy autumn walking breaks

With turreted castles framed by hills of purple heather, clear streams, dark tree lined lochs, whisky distilleries - and a cosy luxury hotel at the end of each day, a walking break in Highland Perthshire is a perfect active, Autumn escape.

Feel the grass under your feet, see the autumn colour in the trees

Feel the grass under your feet, see the autumn colour in the trees

This autumn, the Engadine valley is introducing several new walking trails through the autumn leaves where hiking shoes are not obligatory.