Ynys Llanddwyn 100 Favourite Walks Blog

Julia and Ore on Britain’s Favourite Walks: Top 100

Julia Bradbury and Ore Oduba present a guide to the British public’s favourite 100 walks, showcasing the  results of a survey taken from over 8,000 British walking enthusiasts to find the nation’s favourite. As the countdown began,...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on February 1, 2018 (modified March 6, 2018)
Walking for Mindfulness

Walking for Mindfulness : Why a Walking Holiday Benefits More than Just Physical Health

We’ve heard of yoga retreats and wellbeing spas, but have you ever thought about how a walking holiday might provide the perfect restorative opportunity for your mental health? Walking holidays are the pinnacle of escapism. Not only are ...
Post written by Alex Cunningham on December 22, 2017 (modified December 29, 2017)
Kinder Scout

Access to Public Lands

Eighty-five years ago in April 1932, over 400 young Manchester and Salford workers participated in a Mass Trespass on Kinder Scout in the nearby Peak District. Trespassing on Kinder Scout was an act of defiance, from a group that found w...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on November 14, 2017 (modified September 10, 2018)

Villages of the Cabo de Gata

Cabo de Gata Villages Across the almost lunar landscape of the Cabo de Gata Naural Park, with its volcanic craters and dried up river beds – the idyllic villages of the route appear almost like an oasis in a desert. These are the p...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on October 27, 2017 (modified October 27, 2017)
Walks in Northumberland

Walks in Northumberland | Modern Day Pilgrimage

Three Walks in Northumberland Walks in Northumberland have all the ingredients for the ideal hike – history, iconic landmarks and stunning views. England’s northern reaches remain criminally under-visited, although if youR...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on October 26, 2017 (modified December 14, 2017)
Walk into your everyday commute

Everyday Walking (Getting More Steps into the Day-to-Day)

Active Travel, on Everyday Journeys Shouldn’t all the walks we take to work, school or the shops be as enjoyable and accessible as the walks we take for pleasure? It sounds Utopian, but there’s no denying that this is an issu...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on September 29, 2017 (modified May 2, 2018)
Telford Bridge on Walking holidays in Scotland

Share your Steps | Heather Walks the Great Glen Way

 (This is an excerpt from a recent blog posted by one of our Walkers on The Great Glen Way, read the unabridged version here) Great Glen Way Stage 4: Fort Augustus to Invermoriston   I believe I may never have explained what exactly...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on September 27, 2017 (modified March 27, 2018)
Hiking Holidays in Japan

Walking Japan: Q&A w/Geoff Buck

In October 2018 we’ll be running a guided walking holiday in Japan through our sister brand Langdale Walking Holidays. This week I caught up with our Nakasendo and Kumano Kodo Trails tour leader Geoff Buck to answer some questions ...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on September 21, 2017 (modified February 23, 2018)
Rob Roy Way

Autumn Walks to Lift the Spirits

Over in the states, greeting the arrival of fall is a long-held tradition, and the turning of the seasons often means a mass exodus to some of the nations ‘leafer’ hotspots. Unlike the US, there’s nothing quite as close...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on September 7, 2017 (modified September 12, 2017)
walk yourself healthy Walking down from the summit at Goat Fell

Walk Yourself Healthy

The Shape We’re In Research from Public Health England suggests that a large number of the population do not manage to fit in 10 minutes of walking, once a month. The NHS has come back and stated that “we walk an average of 1...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on August 29, 2017 (modified November 16, 2017)

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