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)
Singles Walking holidays in Ireland

The Art of Going it Alone

I understand the wariness, you reach a fork in the road and, map clasped in hand all you need is a little reassurance. Yet, being out on the hoof, negotiating you’re way through somewhere new, it feels that as you’re trying t...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on July 15, 2017 (modified September 28, 2017)
Bridge over the river Tweed

Share Your Steps | Laura Walks the St Cuthbert’s Way

(This is an excerpt from a recent blog posted by one of our Walkers along the St Cuthbert’s Way, the unabridged version can be found here) A St. Cuthbert’s cross key chain for our backpacks and so we are all set. According to the O...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on July 11, 2017 (modified September 28, 2017)
sustainable tourism

How Can Sustainable Tourism Be a Force for Change?

When it comes to conservation, we’re all eager for solutions. Our hearts are in the right place, but its difficult to get within reach of any answers without a clear look at what’s involved. This is further frustrated by the ...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on July 4, 2017 (modified October 9, 2017)
Spanish Walking Holidays Ruta de Alquézar - Asque

Aragon: Walking the Rio Vero

You can find itineraries, route guides and walking holidays in the Spanish Pyrenees (Sierra de Guara National Park) here. Off the beaten track, but well worth the journey is the medieval hilltop town of Alquézar. Everyone was indoors tak...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on June 30, 2017 (modified October 26, 2017)
David and Ben finalise merger

Our Return to Guided Walking

We are very proud to announce that we have taken on Langdale Walking Holidays as the new ‘guided walking arm’ of Celtic Trails. Langdale Walking Holidays specialise in small group walking and cultural immersion trips to inter...
Post written by Ben Cunningham on June 12, 2017 (modified June 12, 2017)
Man on cliff with binoculars

Why Birdwatching and Walking Go Hand in Hand

At their heart, birdwatching  and walking have a lot in common with the ideals and aims of slow travel. Birdwatching and walking somewhere with a destination in mind encourages you to see parts of the country you may have not even been a...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on June 9, 2017 (modified December 13, 2017)
Woman-Reading-on-a-Bench

Great Books For Great Walks:
Essential reads for walking in… England

This article is part of our ‘Great books for great walks’ series which aims to inspire you with the best fiction and non-fiction books to read both during your walk and before it. In this list we’re exploring England, a land full of worl...
Post written by Alex Cunningham on May 19, 2017 (modified February 19, 2018)
Great Literature for Great Walks in Scotland

Great Books for Great Walks:
Essential reads for walking in…. Scotland

This article is part of our ‘Great books for great walks’ series which aims to inspire you with the best fiction and non-fiction books to read both during your walk and before it. In this list we’re exploring Scotland, a unique and ancie...
Post written by Alex Cunningham on (modified November 16, 2017)
Hiking Reads

Great Books for Great Walks:
Essential reads for walking in…. Wales

This article is part of our ‘Great books for great walks’ series which aims to inspire you with the best fiction and non-fiction books to read both during your walk and before it. This week, essential Reads for Walking in Wales In this l...
Post written by Alex Cunningham on (modified November 16, 2017)

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