Blog posts • Oct 23, 2017 14:32 BST
In July 2017, the Lake District became one of the latest places to become a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site, joining the likes of the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon in the hall of international acclaim. Totally well deserved in our view, and this wonderful area has been the centre of many Ramblers Walking Holidays for years so why not get out there and explore them.
Blog posts • Oct 16, 2017 08:17 BST
Ramblers Walking Holidays tour leader Ray Philpotts and over 80 keen walkers congregated at a Shropshire railway station on 4th July to walk the first completed section of the Heart of Wales Line Trail, a major new long-distance route which will run 140-miles between rural railway stations on the scenic Heart of Wales Line linking Shrewsbury to South Wales when it is completed.
Blog posts • Jan 29, 2016 16:46 GMT
ITV’s new drama series ‘Jericho’ brings to life the shanty town that grew up around the building of the Ribblehead viaduct in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s. The viaduct – 104 feet high, 440 yards long and with 24 soaring stone arches – is a massive engineering feat of the Victorian age, and cost hundreds of workers their lives during construction.
Blog posts • Jan 27, 2015 15:20 GMT
Is Yorkshire the friendliest place for walkers? A undisputed 25 of its towns and villages have signed up to the ‘Walkers are Welcome’ scheme which aims to encourage walkers to be actively welcomed and assisted when visiting. Supporter & our roving ambassador, Julia Bradbury, says "The scheme’s simplicity has led to a jaw-dropping success."
Blog posts • Oct 28, 2014 14:39 GMT
Darren Fields is new to our team and to the joys of walking holidays in the UK. So we sent him to Hassness, our very own country house on the shores of Buttermere in the Lake District, to break in his new walking boots. Now he can’t wait to go back…