A walking holiday in England & Wales

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St Non's Bay, Pembrokeshire

Hallo and welcome! Here is our programme of self-guided hiking and walking tours in England & Wales. We have grouped the tours by region, one page per region. Within each region there are links to detailed tour pages, one page per tour. For each tour there is an interactive map showing the overnight stops on that tour as well as … Read More

24 hours on the Dorset coast

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Footpath through Maiden Castle

Weymouth is an overnight stop on The Discerning Traveller self-guided walking tour ‘Jurassic Coast of Devon and Dorset’ and at the end of August 2016 I stayed at this B&B (top left) overlooking the beach. The Dorset Coast Path National Trail (top right, note the sign on the left end of the brick wall) crosses Weymouth’s busy fishing harbour (bottom … Read More

A Beautiful Spring Walk

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Rhododendrons at Hergest Croft

On the Saturday of Easter weekend we followed Offa’s Dyke Path from the market town of Kington over the windswept heathland of Hergest Ridge and down to the tiny Welsh village of Gladestry.  Just outside Kington is one of England’s great gardens, Hergest Croft (www.hergest.co.uk).  It’s open every day from April to October and the displays change dramatically with the … Read More