Walking Holidays in the UK & Europe - Celtic Trails

Happy 4th Birthday Wales Coast Path

Today marks the 4th anniversary of the Wales Coast Path, the world’s first coastal path to cover an entire country. Launched in May 2012 the long distance walk has grown in popularity attracting 2.8 million visitors in the first year alo...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on May 5, 2016 (modified November 10, 2017)
Wye Valley Woods Bluebells

Magical Bluebell Woods

Bluebell woods, a walker’s paradise.   The end of April is our favourite time of the year to take a woodland walk, across the British countryside sleepy deciduous woods  are transformed into a hive of colour by a sea of blue f...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on May 4, 2016 (modified April 18, 2018)
River thames with Blenheim Palace over the bridge

Things to do this May bank holiday

Not sure what to this May Bank Holiday weekend? Here are our top recommendations for active days out. We have chosen three locations across the UK, handpicking two great options for each. Rain or shine there is something for everyone. Sh...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on April 29, 2016 (modified October 18, 2017)
Sunlight peeking through the Wye Valley Glade

Springtime – A Foraging Delight

Foraging for Wild Garlic It is a glorious mid April morning in the Wye Valley, a welcome change from what’s been a rather cool start to Spring. It is a relief to see the warm sunshine stream through the kitchen window, not only can...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on April 18, 2016 (modified February 19, 2018)
Walker staring out over Brecon Beacons

Walking For Health

World Health Day 2016 Raising Awareness Of Diabetes Today marks World Health Day, every year it’s aim is to raise awareness of various health issues effecting people around the globe, this year their focus is on diabetes. Diabetes ...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on April 7, 2016 (modified April 26, 2017)
Isle of Man Coastal Path Niarbyl

Isle of Man awarded Unesco status

This week saw the Isle of Man deservedly awarded Unesco status, becoming one of 20 new biosphere sites and the first entire jurisdiction to receive the accolade. I first visited the Isle of Man in June 2014, at the time I knew very littl...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on March 22, 2016 (modified October 18, 2017)
Wye Valley Woods in Spring

How to enjoy the Spring Equinox

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. Charles Dickens, Great Expectations For the Northern Hemisphere today marks the first day of Spring ...
Post written by Celtic Trails on March 20, 2016 (modified May 27, 2017)
Old stone watch tower overlooking Dingle Bay, County Kerry

The spectacular landscape of County Kerry

We can’t think of a better way to celebrate St Patricks Day then to feature two Irish walks that highlight the beauty of the majestic Emerald Isle. The Kerry Way and Dingle Way both situated in Southern Ireland are two of the count...
Post written by Celtic Trails on March 17, 2016 (modified April 26, 2017)
hadrians-wall-path

Google Street View maps out the National Trails

Starting this week you will not only be able to experience some of Britain’s best loved national trails by foot but from the comfort of your home thanks to Google’s latest Street View project. The idea behind the scheme is to make these ...
Post written by Rebecca Cunningham on March 13, 2016 (modified October 26, 2017)
Walking Holiday along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path

2016 – Year of Adventure

What activity do you think of when you hear the word adventure? Hurling yourself off cliffs with some coasteering pals? Hiking through a wild forest with your tent on your back? Or perhaps just veering off the beaten path when you’...
Post written by Davo on March 8, 2016 (modified October 18, 2017)

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