Walking holidays

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Seeking solace in the hills: why the Malverns are perfect for walking
Sandwiched between Worcester and Hereford, the small yet perfectly formed peaks offer hikes to suit every mood – and fresh spring water gushing through ancient rocks

Lois Pryce

01, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Gimme shelter: in praise of mountain huts
High in the mountains, warmth, company, refuge from the weather matter more than luxury – and Europe’s high places are, thankfully, dotted with places offering just that

Kevin Rushby

30, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Lobster pots, wild moors and Dracula: a car-free break in Whitby
It’s no mystery that the setting of this North Yorkshire coastal town inspired Bram Stoker’s horror classic – and reaching it can mean taking Britain’s most scenic bus ride

Phoebe Taplin

29, Nov, 2021 @10:13 AM

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Tourism rescues Omalo, Georgia, from oblivion – photo essay
Adventure tourists have thrown the remotest mountain region of the country an economic lifeline – but at what cost to ancient traditions and customs?

Nadia Beard; photographs by Tomer Ifrah

26, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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A great walk to a great pub: the New Inn, Cerne Abbas, Dorset
Walk in the shadow of Cerne Abbas’s infamous giant then slake your thirst at a 400-year-old inn

Jon Woolcott

26, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Brooding beauty: why Carmarthenshire is Wales’ best-kept secret
With its glacial lakes, silky beaches and verdant hills, it’s a wonder this brilliant county for walking is often overlooked

Chris Moss

23, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Braced for impact: walking the ‘camino’ of Cumbria
The newest section of the all-encompassing England Coast Path, from Whitehaven to Silecroft, takes in beaches, blustery dune lands and bird-filled clifftops

Mike MacEacheran

22, Nov, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Trekking the Great Ocean Walk: ‘Stand with no land mass between your sweaty skin and Antarctica’
Far less famous than its driving counterpart, this multi-day hike is no less rich for its relative obscurity – besides, you won’t spot carnivorous snails from a car

Kate Hennessy

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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A great walk to a great pub: the Tiger Inn, East Sussex
Stroll over the Seven Sisters cliffs, then refuel in a quintessential English pub on a pretty village green

Mike Unwin

19, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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From Plymouth to Edinburgh: a walker’s guide to six British cities
Swap identikit high streets for the pedestrian thrill of discovery and drifting in these six flâneur-friendly cities

Chris Moss

15, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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A great walk to a great pub: the Pheasant, Wellington, Shropshire
Hike up mini-mountain the Wrekin for eye-popping views, then enjoy a pint in an honest, old-school inn

Chris Moss

12, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Peak District railway restoration plan divides local opinion
The Monsal Trail is a much-loved walking and cycling route, but pressure is building for trains to return, restoring a direct link between Derby and Manchester

Nazia Parveen

10, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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