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

Your next walking holiday in Britain

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St Non's Bay, Pembrokeshire

Hallo and welcome! Former customers of The Discerning Traveller will by now be aware that we have recently redesigned our website www.discerningtraveller.co.uk.  Our Hiking Britain programme still includes the same range of hiking and walking tours in England and Wales as in 2014, and our prices haven’t changed. For each tour there is now an interactive map showing the overnight … Read More