#GampingChallenge by Osprey

#GampingChallenge by Osprey

Osprey have set up the #GampingChallenge (Garden/Living Room Challenge). The best garden camp / indoor den will win a hiking pack bundle for the entire family. Staying at home doesn’t have to be without adventure! Osprey is challenging you to join the...

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Walking La Gomera, the Sacred Mountain

Walking La Gomera, the Sacred Mountain

la Gomera is a well-known hiking Mecca. Call me a romantic, but I adore woodland and forest rambles above all other landscapes in which to roam. I think this is due to the fairy tale scenery that invokes my imagination and fills my senses with joy…

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The 4 Most Scenic Walking Holiday Routes of All Time

The 4 Most Scenic Walking Holiday Routes of All Time

If you want to see some of the world and keep fit at the same time, here are our top four most scenic destinations for an unforgettable walking holiday. Walking holidays have been growing in popularity over the past few years, especially with millennials. Where once...

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Walking along Cornwall’s Magical Coastline

Walking along Cornwall’s Magical Coastline

Cornwall has some of the most dramatic landscapes and scenery imaginable anywhere on Earth. Everyone agrees that it's magical here. Cornwall; that little peninsular at the bottom left toe of England! Explore the finest coastline in the world on foot with Martin Hunt...

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Walking holidays to be enjoyed not endured

Walking holidays to be enjoyed not endured

Join John and Carolyn on a journey on the beautiful island of Menorca, and find out how they started their walking holiday business from nothing and developed it over the past 15 years How do you start a successful walking holiday company when you’ve never been on an...

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Springtime in Arcadia

Springtime in Arcadia

Springtime in Arcadia is a spectacular celebration of all that nature has to offer in this beautiful part of Greece Arcadia is my home and also the vision of a pastoral paradise if you look in your dictionary. In a world full of uncertainties it is wonderful to be...

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Walking in Umbria, a unique experience

Walking in Umbria, a unique experience

A typical landscape in Italy's Umbria - rolling hills and wide views... perfect for walking and hiking. People call Umbria the green heart of Italy. And I first fell in love with the beauty of this small region in the early nineties. Then, in the year 2000, I decided...

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Discover the warm and authentic side of the Algarve

Discover the warm and authentic side of the Algarve

At the Guadiana River in the Portugese Eastern Algarve you can walk in beautiful wild landscapes When people think of the Algarve they generally think of the western side, where most of the large resorts, busy towns and hotel chains are situated. But it’s the eastern...

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6 Top tips for going on a walking holiday with friends

6 Top tips for going on a walking holiday with friends

Going on a walking holiday with friends can be the experience of a lifetime... if you do it right Being outside in the fresh air, exploring new places on foot, seeing things that are so often missed by other people – walking holidays are amazing. However, like...

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Books to Bring on Your Walking Holiday

Books to Bring on Your Walking Holiday

Of course a walking holiday is mainly for being out on the track. But from time to time you also need a break, and then a good book can be the perfect hiking companion. Holidays are the best times to indulge in books. There are no pressing deadlines, household errands...

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Walking where nature and history meet at every corner

Walking where nature and history meet at every corner

The village of Sitena nested in its green plane tree filled valley Our home area is the largest National Park on land in Greece. And because Greece has some of the greatest biodiversity in Europe, we walk here surrounded by fabulous nature and unique flora. Add to...

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Unique guided safari in Norway

Unique guided safari in Norway

Fulufjellet National Park in Norway: unspoilt natural beauty When most people think of Norway they think of the Fjords. But this beautiful country has far more to offer. One of these places is Trysil. Trysil is home to one of Norway’s newest National Parks,...

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Luxury walking on Menorca to be enjoyed not endured

Luxury walking on Menorca to be enjoyed not endured

Menorca will always bring smiles to the walker's face Menorca is an unspoiled walking paradise. If you enjoy walking through pine and oak forests, leading down to deserted beaches and coves, this holiday is just for you! Our Luxury Walking holidays for Couples on...

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Walking holidays with Greece on Foot in Arcadia

Walking holidays with Greece on Foot in Arcadia

Leonidio, the local capital of Kynouria When I first came to Greece I expected a holiday brochure of white washed island houses in the sun above a beach. What I found for the last 30 years has been that and so much more. The landscape and people of Greece have such...

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Discover the inland Valleys of Costa Blanca

Discover the inland Valleys of Costa Blanca

The beautiful Costa Blanca When people think of the Costa Blanca they generally think of summer holidays on the coast but as many others are discovering the inland valleys are the perfect setting for outdoor pursuits. Walkers, mountaineers and cyclists have been...

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How To Stay Safe On Your Hiking Holiday

How To Stay Safe On Your Hiking Holiday

Staying safe on your walking holiday Everybody who has been on a hiking holiday knows just how eye-opening and adventurous it can be. Whether you’re an experienced hiker or a beginner who’s just about to set off on their first hike, knowing how to stay safe is...

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10 Beautiful English landscapes

10 Beautiful English landscapes

Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland. One of those beautiful English landscapes... England is one of those countries that seems to be made for exploring on foot. Thousands of miles of excellent footpaths, pleasant walking weather year-round (Spring and Autumn tend to...

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Mercantour National Park, France – Never heard of it?

Mercantour National Park, France – Never heard of it?

The mountains around Lac Fourca in the Mercantour National Park, France - photo © SpaceBetween “The Mercantour? – never heard of it” – don’t tell too many people about it!!! In a shrinking planet, it is great to have the chance to holiday in an unspoilt national...

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The Lot Valley in France: a walker’s paradise

The Lot Valley in France: a walker’s paradise

The Lot Valley in France - a walker's paradise ... ideal for exploring on foot A walker's paradise: the Lot Valley in France. An area with a wealth of prehistoric and medieval sites, picturesque hilltop villages, and an unspoiled and varied landscape, ideal for...

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Walking in Portugal’s Medieval Alentejo

Walking in Portugal’s Medieval Alentejo

Walking in Medieval Alentejo, Portugal: Impressive medieval villages and untouched nature. Portugal is a land that offers a great diversity of natural, architectural, cultural, gastronomic aspects, giving any visitor the opportunity of admiring unique diverse...

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Walking in the Herault, Languedoc

Walking in the Herault, Languedoc

Panoramic vistas, quaint villages and the Mediterranean coast Join your hosts for a varied walking program taking in views of panoramic vistas, quaint villages and the Mediterranean coast. You'll also visit a chateau where a friend of your hosts will give a tour of...

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The Lizard at your own pace

The Lizard at your own pace

Explore miles of scenic coast path on the Lizard Peninsula Explore the 38 picturesque miles of the Lizard’s coastal path entirely at your own pace! A unique Walking holiday where you stay your entire holiday in the same accommodation, so no packing of your bags each...

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Walking in Medieval Portugal

Walking in Medieval Portugal

Undiscovered trails in the Medieval Landscape of North Alentejo Varied walking in the relatively unknown region of North Alentejo in Portugal. From experiencing unparalleled natural beauty to taste freshly made bread and wine from a local family, you are guaranteed a...

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Explore the French Alps

Explore the French Alps

refuge to refuge alpine walking route in the Southern French Alps Wonderful refuge to refuge alpine walking in the Southern French Alps. During this walking holiday you will pass through many different types of landscapes; valleys with a high mountain ambiance with...

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Walk the French Alps

Walk the French Alps

Guided walking in the beautiful French Alps Six days of guided walking in beautiful alpine scenery, wildlife and flowers, staying in mountain refuges... You'll walk in the four valleys visible from Champsaur's highest mountain, the Vieux Chaillol. Each of these areas...

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Wolf Tracking in the French Alps

Wolf Tracking in the French Alps

Walk in wild, still relatively untouched landscapes rich in wildlife... A guided walking holiday in the French Alps where you'll follow tracks of wild wolfs in the Alps! This is a once in a lifetime adventure... This walking/wildlife holiday is offered by Sally &...

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Walking for Well-being – Soul Journeys

Walking for Well-being – Soul Journeys

Guided and self-guided walking in the Razès region of the Languedoc Roussillon Join Jo and Bob Norton for guided and self-guided walking holidays based at the Razès Gîtes, in the sleepy village of Escueillens buried in the heart of the rolling Razès countryside...

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Walking in the Chablais Mountains

Walking in the Chablais Mountains

Many, many trails in the French-Swiss Alps... great views and pristine nature Beautiful walking in a wonderful area with great views and pristine nature; the Chablais mountains on the Border of Switzerland and France... This stunning region of the French - Swiss Alps...

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Classic Picos Walks

Classic Picos Walks

Impressive peaks, lush meadows and abundant wildlife in the Picos de Europa A fantastic guided walking holiday in the Picos de Europa organized by Pilar of Hotel Torrecerrero. Lovely walking in a landscape of towering peaks, flourishing valleys and lush meadows. Here...

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Dordogne Plus Beaux Villages Walk

Dordogne Plus Beaux Villages Walk

Inn to inn walking in the picturesque upper Dordogne valley Walk a self-guided trail in the stunning landscape of the upper Dordogne valley. You'll visit six of the "most beautiful villages" in France as you follow the meanders of the Dordogne. Along the way you can...

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The Austrian Lake District

The Austrian Lake District

Beautiful walks in Austria from picturesque lakeside Obertraun Explore mountain peaks, enchanting forests and alpine meadows during this self-guided walking holiday in beautiful upper Austria, just an hour from Salzburg. Stay in the beautiful village of Obertraun on...

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A surprise around every corner

A surprise around every corner

The entrance to the Padriac cave in the Dordogne is large enough to swallow a house. Imagine yourself in a beautiful and quiet part of rural France. Come along with Richard and Alexandra Johnson as they take you on an imaginary day out walking in the Lot and...

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Walking on Menorca

Walking on Menorca

Luxury guided walking holiday on Menorca where the food is as important as the walking. Far less commercial than other Mediterranean locations, Menorca retains a charm that seems to come from another time. If you enjoy stunning sea views, unspoilt countryside, ancient...

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Moorish Villages Trek

Moorish Villages Trek

Self-guided walking week, walking from village to village in a a landscape of cultivated valleys dotted with white-washed villages Walk from village to village in the beautiful Alicante countryside during this self-guided walking holiday. In the Las Marinas...

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Walking in the Pays de Gâtine

Walking in the Pays de Gâtine

Self-guided walking week in picturesque countryside staying in a private auberge in France - full board Celebrated for its idyllic surroundings, the Pays de Gâtine region in western France offers delightful walks in unspoiled countryside. Explore hundreds of...

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Explore the West Pyrenees

Explore the West Pyrenees

Self-guided and guided walks during a wonderful walking week in the West Pyrenees in France Wonderful walking holiday for couples and groups that offers both self-guided and guided walks. Explore the gentle foothills and visit scenic towns and villages such as Pau and...

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Walk the Riviera Ridgeways in Liguria in Italy

Walk the Riviera Ridgeways in Liguria in Italy

Walk the ancient tracks from the sea to the peaks of the Maritime Alps The mountains and foothills of the Italian Riviera are one of the most overlooked walking areas of Europe. Only 20 miles from the busy, modern French Riviera you'll find walking trails surrounded...

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Discover the Trails & Secrets of a Remote Greek Island

Discover the Trails & Secrets of a Remote Greek Island

Amorgos offers lovely walks in beautiful Mediterranean coastal landscapes The relatively unknown Island of Amorgos is criss-crossed by ancient paths and trails leading to monasteries, mountain tops, traditional villages and colourful Mediterranean beaches. This...

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To GPS or not to GPS?

To GPS or not to GPS?

GPS devices can be useful but they can rarely replace a good (waterproof) map and map readings skills when you are out on the hills. A guest article by Mike Thompson of Aqua3. Most walkers are big fans of printed maps, and looking to them before going out on a walk is...

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Walking in the Alpujarras & Sierra Nevada

Walking in the Alpujarras & Sierra Nevada

Explore two of the most popular areas for walking in Spain. This walking holiday has been especially created for walkers who would like to walk that little bit longer and also do some high level walks in this beautiful region in Spain. The whole of the area is still...

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Go walking in snowdrop wood near you

Go walking in snowdrop wood near you

Snowdrops are the first official flowering plant of the year, spot them on walks in the deep of winter! The lovely snowdrop is one of the first flowering plants of the year, and a promise of spring and warmer days to come. There is nothing better than spotting them on...

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Discover Castles and Towers on foot in lovely Somerset

Discover Castles and Towers on foot in lovely Somerset

Discover Somerset's heritage while walking through beautiful, typical English landscapes. Sue and Graham of Bath & West Country walks have developed an interesting new self-guided itinerary. During this walking break you will stay in a historic inn in the beautiful...

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The best areas for a walking holiday in Spain – in photos!

The best areas for a walking holiday in Spain – in photos!

Some of the best and most popular areas for a walking holiday in Spain Some lovely images from around Spain, showing you some of the best areas for a walking holiday in Spain. We hope it will inspire you and give you a good idea of the variation of walking on offer in...

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Christmas gift idea for walkers – a very special OS map!

Christmas gift idea for walkers – a very special OS map!

Custom made OS maps centered on your home or favourite walk! Don't you just love maps? I can spend a very long time looking at them, planning my walks ahead, finding all the interesting looking paths and trails, that lonely farmhouse, that little wood, imagining what...

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10% Discount on walking holiday in Alentejo – Portugal

10% Discount on walking holiday in Alentejo – Portugal

Go walking in a beautiful nature park in Portugal with 10% discount. Quinta Azenha in the Alentejo area in Portugal offer a discount of 10% for bookings made before the end of January 2014! The discount is available for holidays of 7 nights or more and can take place...

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10 Amazing UK hiking trips you can do in a weekend

10 Amazing UK hiking trips you can do in a weekend

The UK is full of amazing places to hike. And they're surprisingly easy to get to as well. London Hiker has made it real easy to explore Britain on foot. The UK is a wonderful country to hike in and if you are lucky enough to live there, you could be out experiencing...

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Lightweight, handmade bags for walking and hiking

Lightweight, handmade bags for walking and hiking

These curved bags are handmade in Bristol. They look great and would be a wonderful way of carrying some items when you're going on a walk. Kervy bags are proving extremely popular with walkers seeking an alternative to backpacks. Special ergonomic lines mean Kervy...

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Discover Nordic Walking & the Pembrokeshire Coast

Discover Nordic Walking & the Pembrokeshire Coast

Learn to Nordic walk along the beaches, coves and cliffs of the magnificent Pembrokeshire Coastal path, with renowned storyteller and guide Andrew Dugmore. Walking is wonderful, walking with Nordic poles is something else. Cuffern Manor offers Nordic walking holidays...

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Walk a Mile and Create a Smile

Walk a Mile and Create a Smile

By hiking in the Austrian Alps, you can help "Share a Dream" raise funds for ill and disabled children in Ireland. This year the event takes place at 14-18 September. Share a Dream make dreams come true for very sick and disabled children all over Ireland each year....

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Late Summer Coastal Walking

Late Summer Coastal Walking

Lydstep Caverns Beach in Pembrokeshire - one of those glorious places out there. Photo David Evans CC-BY-2.0 What is better than a walk along the coast combined with a dip in the sea? If you ask us; very few things! And the time of year for that is late summer......

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Walking the World for Love – There’s Love Inside

Walking the World for Love – There’s Love Inside

Deborah Cutting is walking the world for love and published an inspirational book. There's Love Inside each and every one of us from the Dalai Lama to the terrorist. Deborah Cutting is walking the world for love asking people to increase their love and to love one...

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Travelling to France and Spain by Ferry

Travelling to France and Spain by Ferry

Travelling by ferry may be a good option if you're going on a walking holiday to France or Spain. Whether you are taking a walking holiday in France or Spain you need to decide how you are going to get there, fly, rail or take the ferry. If you're travelling from the...

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Walking to work – a matter of perspective

Walking to work – a matter of perspective

Walking to work - a matter of perspective. Everybody experiences walking in a different way. But as with everything in life, it's all a matter of perspective. I came across these two tweets today that perfectly illustrate what I mean... 7 Minutes of walking to work I...

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Walking (or running?) in the rain – a video answer!

Walking (or running?) in the rain – a video answer!

Forgot your umbrella and want to stay dry in the rain... Is it better to walk or to run? You are out and about in the countryside, enjoying a great walk with some good friends. But nobody checked the weather forecast, and surely those great big grey clouds that are...

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Few places left for Andalucian International Walking Festival

Few places left for Andalucian International Walking Festival

An annual festival that combines a choice of carefully planned walking routes, with a host of included local activities Exclusive to Frontier Holidays, one of the advertisers on WalkingHolidayInfo, this highly popular festival combines a choice of carefully planned...

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Three new walking holidays in France, Spain and England

Three new walking holidays in France, Spain and England

Looking for a walking holiday in Europe? You may find the perfect one here ... Are you thinking about a walking holiday in Europe? We may just have exactly what you're looking for. There are over one hundred guided and self-guided walking holidays on our website and...

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Walking holidays 2012

Walking holidays 2012

Where will you be walking next? Maybe in the Ardèche in France? For 2012, we now have more than a hundred walking holidays for you to choose from. All these 2012 walking holidays are offered by local independent walking holiday providers. Destinations range...

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Tip: Free natural anti-hayfever snack for walkers

Tip: Free natural anti-hayfever snack for walkers

Meadows in flower are one of the joys of walking in spring and summer, but the grass pollen can be a nuisance for people suffering from hayfever. Luckily, there is a readily available, natural relief... Here's a quick tip for those that suffer from hay fever but can't...

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Walking in the Dordogne – picture perfect and sunny

Walking in the Dordogne – picture perfect and sunny

The Dordogne in France is one of those fantastic walking landscapes: perfect and arcadic. The Dordogne is one of France's most popular areas for walking. Each year many walkers head to the region to explore it on foot. Do you also consider hiking through in this part...

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Cheap walking holidays

Cheap walking holidays

We list many walking holidays throughout Europe that are both exciting and affordable. Are you looking for a great walking holiday in Europe that won't break the bank? The Walkingholidayinfo directory lists many cheap walking holidays in Europe by independent walking...

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The importance of good hiking socks

The importance of good hiking socks

If you don't want to find any blisters when you take off your walking shoes, your choice of socks can be important. Hiking socks are more important than your boots! Experienced walkers know that their socks are critical for a comfortable hike. Although your boots will...

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Special offers Peak District guided walks 10-15 March

Special offers Peak District guided walks 10-15 March

Enjoy discounted guided walks offered by Peak Walking during English Tourism week. Peak Walking, a local walking holiday business in the Peak District, have a couple of good offers coming up which might be of interest to anyone planning a visit to the Peak District....

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Three peaks challenge on Crete

Three peaks challenge on Crete

Liz & Paul of Footscapes of Crete at a mountain peak with one of their guests Paul & Liz of Footscapes of Crete are offering something special this season; the Crete Three Peaks Challenge. How do you feel about hiking to the summit of 3 major peaks, including the...

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Cheap walking holidays in Austria

Cheap walking holidays in Austria

Walkers enjoying a break during a walking holiday in the Dachstein Mountains in Austria organised by Pension Hoffelner. Are you dreaming of alpine meadows, cows with bells, snowcapped peaks and endless walking trails in the Alps for this summer? Have a look at the...

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Discovering the undiscovered Alps – meet Sally and Bernard

Discovering the undiscovered Alps – meet Sally and Bernard

Lac du Lauzon on the Edge of Ecrins National Park in the French Alps. Ever wondered whether there are still any truly hidden gems waiting to be discovered in areas as popular as the French Alps? Sally of undiscovered alps was wondering the same. Until she discovered a...

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New walking holidays in Italy

New walking holidays in Italy

Tuscany, a great walking holiday destination in Italy. Italy, the land of great food, beautiful countryside, amazing culture, and of course great walking! Have a look at 4 new walking holidays to this exciting walking holiday destination: Tuscany, Italian Riviera and...

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Merry Christmas & Happy 2012 from WalkingHolidayInfo

Merry Christmas & Happy 2012 from WalkingHolidayInfo

A merry Christmas and Happy 2012 with many beautiful and energising walks ... A merry Christmas and Happy 2012 with many beautiful and energising walks... ... from all the walking holiday providers on the WalkingHolidayInfo.co.uk directory

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Special offer – Andalucia walking holiday

Special offer – Andalucia walking holiday

Had enough of Winter? Try a winter walking holiday somewhere sunny :-) Fancy escaping the January gloom? Walk-Andalucia is offering a special 5 day winter sun break for only £350 with no single supplement! More info For more information see their walking holiday...

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Walkingholidayinfo.com directory now hosted green

Walkingholidayinfo.com directory now hosted green

A caring attitude to the environment comes natural to most walkers, and so we're taking steps in going greener: our website is now powered by wind-energy. We all love walking for the health benefits it brings, but a walk just wouldn’t be the same if it would not be in...

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Find out what walkingholiday info is all about

Find out what walkingholiday info is all about

WalkingHolidayInfo.co.uk brings together a wide variety of walking holidays in Europe for you. About the WalkingHolidayInfo website We aim to be your one stop shop when you're looking for a special walking holiday with that local flavour and personal touch. Find our...

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To walk or to hike, that’s the question

To walk or to hike, that’s the question

What's the difference between walking and hiking? Walking is one of the most popular pastimes, and there is whole range of different words to refer to our cherished activity of putting one foot in front of the other in the outdoors. Time for a review! Let’s start with...

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Walking in UK National Parks 2011

Walking in UK National Parks 2011

The Lake District National Park in England, a beautiful area for walking. Stride out into one the UK's National Parks during National Park Week. From 25 to 31 July 2011 you can celebrate some of the best scenery, rarest wildlife and richest cultural heritage in the...

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