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Hadrians Wall Path

10th Anniversary of Hadrian’s Wall Trail

We would have made you a cake, but you’re an inanimate object. Here, have a blog post instead. May 2013 marked the 10th anniversary of the 84-mile national Hadrian’s Wall trail, one of the most  famous walking destinations in Britain, attracting around 11,000 end-to-end walkers each year. The wall stretches from Ravenglass in Cumbria to … Continue reading 10th Anniversary of Hadrian’s Wall Trail »

Post written by Celtic Trails on June 18, 2013 (modified October 18, 2017)
Walking Holiday

Slow Down and Living Green

Before I even, I should probably make something clear; when we refer to the concept of ‘slow living’, it does not mean staying in bed until 3pm and then taking an hour to eat a cupcake. I know, I’m as disappointed as you are. No, slow living refers to the conscious choice to slow down … Continue reading Slow Down and Living Green »

Post written by Celtic Trails on June 11, 2013 (modified May 17, 2016)
Ceredigion Coast Path

Pembrokeshire Coast Path In Bloom

The National Trail of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path stretches for 186 miles (299 km) along the edge of the stunning West Wales landscape, and with the wild flower season in full bloom, the rugged coastline has never looked better. In a nod to the geographical shaping of the sculpted cliffs, and subsequent storm exposure, the … Continue reading Pembrokeshire Coast Path In Bloom »

Post written by Celtic Trails on June 7, 2013 (modified May 27, 2017)
Hadrians Wall Path

Getting Britain On Foot

The month of May proved to be  cold, hot, wet, dry, and if you live anywhere like me, then full of lovely lambs and blossoming trees. Despite the fickle and ever unreliable weather, last month was a great month for UK walking, putting it’s best foot forward with Get Walking Week, which ran from 4th … Continue reading Getting Britain On Foot »

Post written by Celtic Trails on June 5, 2013 (modified May 3, 2017)
Walking Holidays In England

Broadchurch putting the spotlight on the South West Coast Path

Follow the link for itineraries, route guides and walking holidays on the South West Coast Path With the gripping drama Broadchurch coming to an end last night all eyes are on the stunning West Bay on Dorset coastline where the ITV show was filmed.  Located on the Jurassic Coast, the beautiful little fishing village sitting … Continue reading Broadchurch putting the spotlight on the South West Coast Path »

Post written by Celtic Trails on April 23, 2013 (modified October 12, 2017)
Walking Holidays

Walk On: 40 Years of Art Walking

Showing until the 5th May at the PM Gallery in London, the major new exhibition ‘Walk On’ brings together a group of established artists who over the last 40 years, through a unique and previously unrecorded art practice have created pieces of artwork by making a journey on foot. Through a range of techniques and … Continue reading Walk On: 40 Years of Art Walking »

Post written by Celtic Trails on April 9, 2013 (modified December 11, 2015)
Walking Holiday

Boot and Beds Conference

Boots and Beds Conference Last week we were lucky enough to attended the Boot and Beds conference held in Chepstow. Supported by the Welsh Government and organised by the Wye Valley ANOB, Adventa and Monmouthshire CC the event was designed to highlight the county as a prime walking destination and improve walking exepriences for tourists … Continue reading Boot and Beds Conference »

Post written by Celtic Trails on March 26, 2013 (modified May 27, 2017)
Snowdonia National Park

Spring’s Big Freeze

Springs Big Freeze With snow and blizzards hitting large parts of the UK in the last week, for most of us it hasn’t made for ideal walking conditions at a time when we should be enjoying Spring walks through woods filled with snowdrops and daffodils. Not to be defeated by this cold snap here, we … Continue reading Spring’s Big Freeze »

Post written by Celtic Trails on (modified April 27, 2017)
Walking Holiday in Brecon Beacons

Brecon Beacons Awarded Dark Sky Status

The Brecon Beacons has, for a long time been recognised as an outstanding walking destination, it has some truly stunning scenery from hidden waterfalls, to lush valleys, impressive mountain ranges and of course the Breacons Way . Already well and truly established as a daytime activity and heritage location, this month it can now boost … Continue reading Brecon Beacons Awarded Dark Sky Status »

Post written by Celtic Trails on March 5, 2013 (modified May 17, 2016)
Shropshire Hills walking holiday

Shropshire Hills – Church Stretton

Walking Holiday in the Shropshire Hills For a relaxing walking break, Church Stretton, in the heart of Shropshire’s finest walking country, is an idyllic location. With the Long Mynd ridge to the west and the Stretton Hills and Caer Caradoc to the east, Church Stretton’s picturesque setting in a narrow valley in the South Shropshire … Continue reading Shropshire Hills – Church Stretton »

Post written by Celtic Trails on February 21, 2012 (modified October 18, 2017)