Walking Holiday

Decisions, decisions, decisions

There is no question that we are undoubtedly spoiled living in the UK or Ireland when it comes to exploring the countryside. While we know that many of you are so keen to explore the rest of the world, it can be such a shame to miss out ...
Post written by Celtic Trails on July 14, 2016 (modified July 4, 2017)
Man at mountains with binoculars

Long-distance foot paths in easy stages

Great Britain is criss-crossed with more foot-pounds than you can shake a stick at and a good number of them are exceptionally long. If you are looking to take a short-break or a weekend walking holiday it is often these long-distance tr...
Post written by Celtic Trails on July 5, 2016 (modified July 5, 2017)

Walking holidays can introduce you to a whole new world

These days we spent so much time going from A to B at a rate of knots, either in a car or on board a train, maybe even an airplane. We make and take journey after journey, yet how often do we get the chance to look at what is passing by ...
Post written by Celtic Trails on June 29, 2016 (modified July 5, 2017)
Hiker admiring the views out over the cliffs

More and more people are staying closer to home when taking a holiday

As specialists in England walking holidays and walking holiday throughout the UK we can reassure you that the really are some magnificent places for you to explore which are literally right on your doorstep. We are blessed to live in a c...
Post written by Alex Cunningham on June 22, 2016 (modified October 18, 2017)

You’ve booked your walking holiday, but what should you put on your feet?

A UK walking holiday is certainly a very different experience to going mountaineering, not just in the amount of energy you need to expend, but more a case of the equipment you need. However, here at Celtic Trails we do strongly advise t...
Post written by Celtic Trails on June 10, 2016 (modified July 5, 2017)
Brecon fields

30 Days Wild 2016

Today is officially the start of summer and with it sees the launch of #30dayswild, a month long challenge created by The Wildlife Trusts to encourage people do something wild every day for the duration of June. Now in it’s second ...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on May 31, 2016 (modified June 21, 2018)
Yorkshire Fields

 Walking holidays are good for your health

Whichever way we turn these days, the watch words seem to be “exercise is good for your health”. This is actually not breaking science but a fact which has been known for centuries. However, with a massive change in our everyday diet tha...
Post written by James | Celtic Trails on May 30, 2016 (modified July 5, 2017)
Bridge stretching over the river

Why the UK’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are worth a visit

This year Great Britain’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty reaches several milestones, the Gower Peninsula the first designated AONB celebrated it’s 60th birthday in May, the Cotswolds one of the largest and the Quantock Hills England...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on May 27, 2016 (modified December 13, 2017)
Tintern Old Station Tearooms

Tintern Old Station – A Wye Valley Gem

Walks in Tintern: The Old Station Along all our walk routes across the UK and Ireland are little hidden gems, it could be a spectacular hilltop view or rock formation, a hidden cave or a colourful display of wild flowers, a fisherman’s c...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on May 15, 2016 (modified October 23, 2017)
Dingle Way womens walking holidays in the uk

The Joy Of Walking Solo

Solo Walking Holidays Having recently read an insightful article by Kayla Anderson who, following a break up had discovered that hiking solo had provided great solace, it got us pondering. What is it about the solitude of walking by ones...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on May 10, 2016 (modified August 22, 2017)

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