Out Door Holidays

Walking Holidays Information

A walking holiday is a great way of seeing the countryside, and be at one with nature, and allows you to go at your own pace. An organised walking holiday is great as you have designated areas and things to see on the walks.

You will probably have a few stop overs a certain places of interest, possibly even a few pubs. With an organised walk you will be guided through the walk, so map navigation is not necessaraly nedded, but is a must if your walking on an unorgained walking holiday.


abide by the decisions of the walk leader at all times

inform your leader or the company if you feel unwell, are taking medication or have a condition which you think may inhibit your walking performance and enjoyment of the holiday

stay together as a group, this is of the utmost importance the walk leader will have the discretion to assess your fitness level for the proposed programme and if it is deemed not suitable you will be offered an alternative safe programme

What to take

This is a list of clothing and equipment you may wish to take with you on your walking holiday. The items highlighted in bold are essential.

Walking boots. Its a good idea to ware the in before you go.
Thick socks. Synthetic/wool mix loop stitch socks provide the best cushioning.
Polycotton or artificial fibre trousers or 'jogging pants', Shorts
T-shirts. Ideally made of 'wicking' synthetic fibres
Shirts. Ideally made of 'wicking' synthetic fibres
Warm fleece or woollen pullover
Waterproof jacket with hood
Waterproof overtrousers
Warm hat, Sun hat,Gaiters, Gloves
Walking pole if needed
Rucksack. Around 20-30L, big enough to take your waterproofs, packed lunch, drink, camera etc.
Water bottle or Thermos flask if you prefer to take a hot drink.
Sit mat, Sunscreen, Insect repellent
Personal first aid kit containing plasters and any personal medication
Camera and films, Binoculars, Sunglasses


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