Hikers walking Wainwright's Coast to Coast

Discovering Wainwright’s Coast to Coast: A Walk Across England

Embark on a legendary adventure with Wainwright’s Coast to Coast walk, a quintessentially English journey stretching from the Irish Sea to the North Sea. Devised by Alfred Wainwright in 1973, this 192-mile trail takes you through t...
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The UK’s Most Scenic Long Distance Walks

The UK is a treasure trove of scenic walking trails, each steeped in history and natural beauty. From ancient pathways to coastal routes, these walks offer an unforgettable experience for outdoor enthusiasts. Let’s explore some of ...
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Lace Up and Explore: The Snowdonia Slate Trail

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our newest self-guided walking adventure – the Snowdonia Slate Trail! This exciting route through the heart of Snowdonia National Park promises breathtaking scenery, rich history, and an unf...
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A – Z Walking Code

~ Follow our 26 simple steps for a safe, considerate and stress-free walking holiday this summer ~ Ask the experts- Celtic Trails’ online ‘walk finder’ can help you find the perfect walking holiday destination for you. Or just call us on...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on July 17, 2022 (modified May 28, 2024)
Resting from walking, as lloking out across Dinas Bran

How To Plan Your Travel In 2021

After a difficult year where many people all over the world were forced to change their holidays, sometimes multiple times, it’s important to think carefully about how you book your future travel. For many experienced, independent travel...
Post written by Celtic Trails on January 15, 2021 (modified January 15, 2021)
Wye Valley Walking

Why walking is important at every stage of your life.

‘Congratulations, it’s twins!’ I remember smiling enthusiastically back at the doctor, there was some nodding, more smiling, not many words and then I found myself walking through London. I remember Baker Street, it seemed so noisy.As a ...
Post written by Celtic Trails on November 27, 2020 (modified January 15, 2021)
Ruins of Tintern Abbey as seen on Gilpin Wye Tour

2020: A Look Back

2020 has been quite a year! Please let us take this opportunity to express how grateful we are to those adventurous travellers who began to take walking holidays again as soon as they could after the national lockdown in spring 2020. You...
Post written by Celtic Trails on October 31, 2020 (modified January 15, 2021)
Bigsweir Bridge Walkers Wye Valley Walk

One day in March

On 23 March 2020, the UK began the Coronavirus National Lockdown which would affect all businesses on a scale that no one could have predicted. As one of the oldest walking companies in the UK, we had witnessed difficult times in th...
Post written by Celtic Trails on October 10, 2020 (modified January 15, 2021)

6 Unknown Benefits of Being Outdoors

1. Reduced Blood Pressure Studies from the University of Queensland, in Australia, demonstrate that being outside in nature for just thirty minutes a week can result in a blood pressure reduction of up to nine percent. This is simply the...
Post written by Celtic Trails on February 13, 2020 (modified January 15, 2021)
Large scale shot of the Wye ValleyScenery

Walking Gilpin’s Wye Tour

Explore Our New Gilpin Tour in the Wye Valley, the true birthplace of British Tourism 2020 marks 250 years since the ‘birth of British tourism’ thanks to Reverend William Gilpin, an 18th Century traveller who took a boat trip down the Ri...
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