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Crisp and cosy autumn walking breaks

2nd September 2013 Print
Shakespeare Way

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.

All the hotels on this self-guided boutique walking trip from Macs Adventure have been hand picked for their authentic highland luxe, so there’s no roughing it.

This seven-day, six night trip is ideal for anyone trying a walking holiday for the first time as the gentle walks each day range from between 1 - 12 miles.

The self-guided trip costs from £735 per person which includes accommodation each night in luxury hand-picked hotels for six nights, breakfast each day, luggage transfer from hotel to hotel each day, maps, route plans and information packs.

Shakespeare's Way

Follow in the footsteps of the bard as you walk on The Shakespeare’s Way from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford. William Shakespeare himself would have walked this trail between his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon to the City of London. The self-guided walk, which covers 58 miles of beautiful countryside, pretty villages and footpaths, is available to book for Autumn short breaks on various departure dates throughout October.

The trip costs from £365 per person which includes accommodation for five nights in hand-picked hotels and b&bs, luggage transfer from hotel to hotel each day, breakfasts and all maps and information packs.

Outer Hebrides Island Hopscotch

The Hebrides, which include Barra, Lewis and Harris, are wonderful in Autumn, a little windy but invigorating and uplifting. Wide white sandy beaches all to yourself with crashing Atlantic rollers keeping you on your toes. Roaring log fires in the comfortable hotel at the end of each day to warm your toes while sipping a single malt.

This seven night self-guided walking and driving holiday explore the 130 mile chain of Islands that stretch along the North Western Coast of Scotland.   Follow the route by car and ferry with daily walks through a mosaic of differing landscapes.

The trip costs from £585 per person which includes all accommodation in hand-picked hotels, breakfast, maps and route guides.

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Shakespeare Way