Pilgrimage or Walking Holiday?

We recently wrote about thru-hiking as a form of long-distance hiking. Pilgrimages and walking holidays are other types of long-distance, multi-day hikes. The question is, what sets a pilgrimage apart [...]

October 21, 2018 by

What Is Thru-Hiking?

The term ‘Thru-hiking’ was made particularly popular in the U.S., most commonly associated with the epic hikes of the Appalachian Trail (AT), the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) and the Continental [...]

October 8, 2018 by

Why Go Hiking In Cornwall

History The South West Coastal Path, the most popular hike in Cornwall and one of the most popular in Britain, is now well way-marked. In times gone by, this wasn’t [...]

October 1, 2018 by

Poldark: A Guide To Cornwall

Poldark took television by storm in 2015, proving an instant hit. It aired for eight initial episodes in the U.K., while also securing a seven-part series in the U.S. Based [...]

August 18, 2018 by

7 Facts On The South West Coast Path

#1 – The Longest Trail At 1,014km (630 miles), the South West Coast Path is the longest waymarked hiking trail in England and Wales. It runs along the southwest coast [...]

August 4, 2018 by

The Best Highlights of Hiking in England

The British Countryside is synonymous with tranquility, peacefulness and quaintness. You can expected nothing less than beautifully laid-out villages, quiet laneways and floral meadows filled with fluttering butterflies. Hadrian’s Wall [...]

July 29, 2018 by