Highlights of the United Kingdom
This rolling national park, a World Heritage Site, is home to over 200 fells, pikes and dales means it’s a mecca for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. A walking holiday in the Lake District
is the perfect way to explore, from the iconic Scafell Pike to lesser-known hill trails and lake-side routes. The otherworldly beauty of the Lake District inspired Beatrix Potter, Wordsworth and Ruskin, as well as countless artists.
This Welsh national park is characterised by dramatic jagged mountains, hidden tarns and wildflowers, and is perfect for a walking holiday
. Snowdon itself is, of course, a huge draw and we walk up the quietest and best route, but there are countless other beautiful walks in this area to be discovered, such as the Glyders and Cnicht mountain, the Matterhorn of Wales.
This area in the north east of England is a lesser-visited pocket of the UK with so much to offer. Discover countless imposing castles and explore the winding roman architecture of Hadrian’s Wall, which flanks the north of the county, on a cultural Northumberland holiday
. Cycle the breadth of the county on a coast-to-coast cycling trip
, or explore on foot
and visit the place that David Attenborough called ‘nature’s paradise’ - the Farne Islands, where clusters of puffins cling to the rocks.
Discover another side to the UK and cruise the wild Scottish islands
to discover abundant seabird, puffin and arctic tern. Hop from island to island to uncover ancient relics, towering monoliths and Iron Age dwellings steeped in historical significance. Photograph and wonder at wildlife like fulmars, kittiwakes, guillemots, gannets, dolphins and whales.
Situated in southwest England, Dartmoor National Park is known for its rugged landscape, decorated by lush forests, vast wetlands, and striking rock formations. On a Walk Devon
tour, you’ll get up close to various tors, including the unique Kestor Rock and Hound Tor, keeping your eyes peeled for wild Dartmoor ponies along the way. Meanwhile, those cycling Devon
will have the opportunity to cross this wild stretch of land to Moretonhampstead, one of the numerous villages nestled within the national park.
Nestled on the tip of southwest England, West Cornwall is home to some of the most picturesque walking routes in the UK, making it a must-visit destination for any outdoor enthusiast. While walking in West Cornwall
, you’ll hike across rugged moors and over cliffs, taking in the expansive sea views. With picturesque Penzance as a home base, embark on a journey of West Cornwall’s landscape and landmarks, including St Michael’s Mount, St Ives, and Land’s End.
Comprising rolling hills, vast moorland, and even ancient ruins, the Yorkshire Dales National Park is a haven of wildlife and history, making it the perfect destination for a walking trip
. Exploring an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as well as 12th century Georgian water gardens and a family-run brewery, this walking tour combines North Yorkshire’s history and dramatic scenery.