Where to holiday in UK for walking?

The Thames Path Source to Oxford walk, England

  • Cotswolds.
  • Dorset.
  • Lake District.
  • Peak District.
  • Pilgrims Way.
  • Shakespeares Way.
  • South West Coast Path.
  • Suffolk coast.

What should I pack for a walking weekend?

What to pack for a walking holiday

  • Breathable Clothing.
  • Walking boots.
  • Day pack.
  • Water bottle / Hydration pack.
  • Snacks.
  • First aid kit.
  • Sun protection.
  • (Head) torch.

What is guided walking?

A guided tour is, as the name suggests, a walking trip that is led by an experienced guide.

Where can I go for a walking holiday?

Top 10 Destinations in the UK for a Walking Holiday

  • West Lulworth, Dorset.
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire.
  • York, North Yorkshire.
  • New Forest, Hampshire.
  • Lake District, Cumbria.
  • Cheddar, Somerset.
  • Helmsley, North Yorkshire.
  • Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd, Wales.

Where can I walk in the Lake District?

11 of the best walks in the Lake District

  • Tarn Hows Circular Walk. A breathtaking view of Tarn Hows lake in the Lake District, England (Dreamstime)
  • Old Man Coniston.
  • Helvellyn via Thirlmere.
  • Blencathra.
  • Grasmere to Helm’s Crag.
  • Hartsop via Hayeswater.
  • Helvellyn from Glenridding via Striding Edge.
  • St Sunday Crag.

What to wear for long walks?


  • Broken-in shoes. The right shoe is a worn in shoe – whether they’re trail runners or hiking boots is up to you.
  • Trustworthy socks.
  • A spare pair of trustworthy socks.
  • Breathable, fast-drying shirts.
  • Long pants.
  • Lightweight fleece.
  • A hat.
  • Rain jacket.

How do you pack a light for a walking holiday?

Layer up: If you are unsure about what the weather will throw up while walking, the key to lighter packing is to think about layering up. Take several lighter baselayers and keep heavier outer layers to a minimum. You will find that layering up is a more efficient way to stay warm because each layer traps warm air.

What is a self guided walking tour?

A self-guided tour is a self-governing tour where one navigates a route oneself as opposed to an escorted tour where a tour guide directs the route, times, information, and places toured. Many tourist attractions provide suggestions, maps, instructions, directions, and items to see or do during self-guided tours.

What is the best walk in the world?

37 of the world’s best walks

  • West Coast Trail, Canada.
  • The Appalachian Trail, USA.
  • John Muir Trail, USA.
  • Virgin Narrows, USA.
  • Berg Lake Trail, Canada.
  • Dana to Petra, Jordan. Petra, Jordan (Shutterstock)
  • Mount Sinai, Egypt. Mount Sinai, Egypt (Shutterstock)
  • Milford Track, New Zealand. Milford Sound, New Zealand (Shutterstock)