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UK 2024
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The Lovely Lake District from Kendal

Thu 27th June 2024 -
Mon 1st July 2024

Goat Level 2

The Lake District is one of the most beautiful spots for walking in England. Kendal was so popular that we return again. It is a chance to stay in a typical english market town and explore the area directly from the door of the hotel. This holiday has all your costs covered. Some photos by our guide Bridget. THIS HOLIDAY IS FULLY BOOKED BUT DO BOOK ON THE NEXT ONE IN JULY.

ENGLANDUK 2024
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The Best of Hadrian’s Wall from the Centre of Britain

Thu 4th July 2024 -
Tue 9th July 2024

Goat Level 3

You can’t get better than this UK Trek - to discover the best of Hadrians Wall. Guided by Jo one of our popular and experienced local guides. Do join and stay in the very Centre of Britain! IF YOU ARE UK BASED AND NEED TO VOTE YOU WILL HAVE PLENTY OF TIME TO GET TO HALTWHISTLE FOR THE EVENING GET TOGETHER.

UK 2024
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Our Trek Training – 20miles round Ullswater, Lake District, UK

Sat 6th July 2024 -
Sat 6th July 2024

Goat Level Get Goat Fit

We have some tremendous treks this year for our adventurous walking women. Our most epic is the Lighthouse Way with one day being 20 miles/32 km. So we are introducing some opportunities to try this distance together with a guide. For anyone who fancies it! Join us round the beautiful iconic Ullswater lake in the english Lake District with our guide Alvina. We have 2 dates Saturday 15th June and Saturday July 6th - both on the website so do book on the one that suits.

ENGLANDUK 2024
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The Lovely Lake District from Kendal

Thu 25th July 2024 -
Mon 29th July 2024

Goat Level 2

WE ARE FULLY BOOKED - please book early for 2025 to secure a spot. The Lake District is one of the most beautiful spots for walking in England. It is a chance to stay in a typical english market town and explore the area directly from the door of the hotel. This holiday has all your costs covered.

UK 2024
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The Scottish Isles of Orkney

Thu 15th August 2024 -
Tue 20th August 2024

Goat Level 2

THIS HOLIDAY IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - DO REGISTER INTEREST FOR THE WAITING LIST OR FOR NEXT YEARS TRIP. WE CAN ONLY TAKE 8 WOMEN PER HOLIDAY. The Scottish Islands are a wonderful destination if you want to be by the wild Atlantic coast and immerse yourself in Scottish island life then this trip is for you. For this trip we pick up from Inverness and travel together on a fantastic trip, by road and sea, to Orkney. We make the journey even more special by stopping to see various sights along the way.

UK 2024
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St Augustine’s Way from Ramsgate to Canterbury 2024

Thu 22nd August 2024 -
Sat 24th August 2024

Goat Level 1

We know how popular pilgrimages are and this summer we once again bring you a very special one on the south coast of England - the St Augustine Way covering 19 miles from Ramsgate to Canterbury. A chance to walk with a small group of women, of any or no faith, through the beautiful Kent countryside learning about the ancient pilgrims and having your own time to reflect as you walk. Our guide is the experienced pilgrimage leader Faye Smith. It is also a useful warm up for some of our other treks.

ENGLANDUK 2024
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Glorious Glaramara – Summer Lesbian UK Lakes holiday 2024

Thu 22nd August 2024 -
Wed 28th August 2024

Goat Level: A bit of everything

Our Annual Summer Event has ONLY 1 ROOM left so please book swiftly! What better way to spend an August week - walking,connecting and some live music with special guests O’Hooley and Tiddow of Gentleman Jack Theme Tune fame. Come and join us.

SCOTLANDUK 2024
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Summer in the Cairngorms, Scotland 2024

Mon 26th August 2024 -
Sat 31st August 2024

Goat Level 2

THIS HOLIDAY IS FULLY BOOKED It is the place loved by Nan Shepherd who wandered and explored every inch and wrote her beautiful books. We introduce you , or bring you back to, this wonderful part of Scotland. Walk in the stunning Cairngorms mountains and in the evening relax in the bustling local town of Aviemore. This holiday has a very varied programme and gives you lots of different experiences to get a true taste of the area. All our guest so far would recommend this holiday “ Wonderful guiding and such varied walks”

UK 2024
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September in Somerset

Mon 9th September 2024 -
Fri 13th September 2024

Goat Level 2

Highlights you can expect on this holiday:exploring the first area of outstanding beauty to be designated in England, seeing wild ponies and perhaps red deer and experiencing the wonderful hospitality at Huntstile organic farm. If you need some peace and quiet this tranquil place is just the spot. A real treat to discover a secret gem in England.

SCOTLANDUK 2024
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Late Summer in the Cairngorms, Scotland

Sun 22nd September 2024 -
Fri 27th September 2024

Goat Level 2

We continue to offer our very popular Cairngorms holiday - the place loved by Nan Shepherd who wandered and explored every inch and wrote her beautiful books. We introduce you , or bring you back to, this wonderful part of Scotland. Walk in the stunning Cairngorms mountains and in the evening relax in the bustling local town of Aviemore. This holiday has a very varied programme and gives you lots of different experiences to get a true taste of the area. We have more places on this holiday in October - please check them out.

SCOTLANDUK 2024
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Autumn in the Cairngorms, Scotland

Fri 4th October 2024 -
Wed 9th October 2024

Goat Level 2

WE ARE FULLY BOOKED. This is the place loved by Nan Shepherd who wandered and explored every inch and wrote her beautiful books. We introduce you, or bring you back to, this wonderful part of Scotland. Walk in the stunning Cairngorm mountains and in the evening relax in the bustling local town of Aviemore. This holiday has a very varied programme and gives you lots of difference experiences to get a true taste of the area.

UK 2024
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Lovely Lincolnshire – the least visited county in England

Fri 4th October 2024 -
Mon 7th October 2024

Goat Level 2

A brand new walk in the homeland of WalkingWomen sisters Sara and Ginny who grew up in Lincolnshire. A county little visited but with so much to offer with its Wolds walking and a rural area with its own history and traditions. There is local produce to be tried too. Come join the sisters for a fun weekend.

UK 2025
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Get Goat Fit weekend in Hebden Bridge 2025

Sat 15th March 2025 -
Sun 16th March 2025

Goat Level Get Goat Fit

Keep moving all year round and come and join us for 1 or 2 days of lovely pennine walking in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. A chance to test out how you feel doing walks at this level with your experienced guide Jo making sure the pace is right and giving supportive encouragement as you go!  There will be hills (taken at a gentle pace), some rough ground and a few stiles. You can use the walks to help you get fit for a walking holiday, to meet one of our guides, or to see how you might feel joining a walking women holiday! or just come to have bracing walks with a group of women. Pay £35 for 1 day or £70 for 2 when you book on.

UK 2025
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Buxton and Curlew Country

Thu 10th April 2025 -
Wed 16th April 2025

Goat Level 2

This year our walkers requested more than a weekend holiday in beautiful Buxton. They loved the hotel, the walks and the excellent guiding by Alison. Join us this Spring for a week to revive amongst spring flowers and curlews.

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Cairngorms National Park, Scotland in April

Thu 17th April 2025 -
Tue 22nd April 2025

Goat Level 2

Our very popular Cairngorms holiday continues - the place loved by Nan Shepherd who wandered and explored every inch and wrote her beautiful books. We introduce you , or bring you back to, this wonderful part of Scotland. Walk in the stunning Cairngorms mountains and in the evening relax in the bustling local town of Aviemore. This holiday has a very varied programme and gives you lots of different experiences to get a true taste of the area. WE HAVE SPACES FOR 8 WOMEN ON THIS TRIP SO BOOK EARLY. “ Wonderful local guide with such knowledge of the area - thank you “

UK 2025
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The Lovely Lake District from Kendal

Thu 24th April 2025 -
Mon 28th April 2025

Goat Level 2

The Lake District is one of the most beautiful spots for walking in England and we base ourselves in the heart of it. This holiday gives you the chance to fully explore the area with most of the walks starting directly from your hotel. Previous guests have enjoyed the comfort and friendliness of the hotel, the great guided walks and the wonderful camaraderie of the other women. THIS YEAR THERE IS A POSSIBILITY TO ARRIVE EARLIER FOR A SPECIAL BEATRIX POTTER EXPERIENCE - to visit her home, to walk the paths she trod and to see an exhibition of her impactful life. ON BOOKING LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Cairngorms National Park, Scotland in May

Sat 3rd May 2025 -
Thu 8th May 2025

Goat Level 2

Our very popular Cairngorms holiday continues - the place loved by Nan Shepherd who wandered and explored every inch and wrote her beautiful books. We introduce you , or bring you back to, this wonderful part of Scotland. Walk in the stunning Cairngorms mountains and in the evening relax in the bustling local town of Aviemore. This holiday has a very varied programme and gives you lots of different experiences to get a true taste of the area. WE HAVE SPACES FOR 8 WOMEN ON THIS TRIP SO BOOK EARLY. “ Wonderful local guide with such knowledge of the area - thank you “

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Scottish Isles of Orkney Spring 2025

Thu 8th May 2025 -
Tue 13th May 2025

Goat Level 2

This Scottish cluster of Islands out in the North Sea are a wonderful destination for some incredible hiking in magnificent landscapes including the Old Man of Hoy. As you hike you will learn some of the ancient history of the islands and be inspired by the rich tapestry of folklore stories. You will love the Scottish hospitality in our cosy base The Ferry Inn in Stromness, located in the southwestern part of Mainland Orkney. Join us for this very special Scottish experience.

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Amazing Isle of Arran

Sat 10th May 2025 -
Thu 15th May 2025

Goat Level 2

This year we return to the Isle of Arran as it is so popular. Everyone loves the reviving walks and to be by the sea. Such variety with dramatic mountains, woodlands,beaches and a great place to see wildlife. We are adding the Isle of Bute to our programme in 2025 so you could join us in Arran then travel to Glasgow for a nights stopover before walking the West Island Way of Bute. A fabulous two island holiday to explore a little more of Scotland.

ENGLANDUK 2025
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Mysterious Moorlands, Dartmoor, England

Thu 15th May 2025 -
Mon 19th May 2025

Goat Level: A bit of everything

This is a beautiful time to explore this mysterious part of South West England in the glorious spring. It is the time of bluebells and warmer weather and a good time for walking. There are even sparkling clean streams to paddle in. For lovers of cream teas you can expect some of those too ! You will be staying in a hotel where Agatha Christie stayed and was inspired to write her first novel. Hopefully you will be inspired too!

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The beautiful Isle of Bute, Scotland – walking the West Island Way

Sat 17th May 2025 -
Thu 22nd May 2025

Goat Level 2

We are excited about walking the West Island Way on the small Scottish Isle of Bute. Only an hour from Glasgow and a fabulous ferry across the Firth of Clyde to get there. A long distance path of 48km/30 miles to explore this very special Island with such varying landscapes and glimpses of wildlife. You may see Basking sharks,seals,Osprey, Red Deer and more. For beer lovers you may enjoy relaxing in a traditional Scottish Pub with a refreshing ale from the local brewery! This holiday follows our Arran trip and perfect for those wanting to explore more of the Scottish Islands.

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Cairngorms National Park, Scotland in June

Sat 21st June 2025 -
Thu 26th June 2025

Goat Level 2

Our very popular Cairngorms holiday continues - the place loved by Nan Shepherd who wandered and explored every inch and wrote her beautiful books. We introduce you , or bring you back to, this wonderful part of Scotland. Walk in the stunning Cairngorms mountains and in the evening relax in the bustling local town of Aviemore. This holiday has a very varied programme and gives you lots of different experiences to get a true taste of the area. WE HAVE SPACES FOR 8 WOMEN ON THIS TRIP SO BOOK EARLY. “ Wonderful local guide with such knowledge of the area - thank you “

ENGLANDUK 2025
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Coastal Cumbria, England

Sat 5th July 2025 -
Sun 13th July 2025

Goat Level 3

WalkingWomen is full of adventurous women who want to hike some of the best long distance trails in the world. We will always offer some of these where you can walk knowing you are supported by an expert guide. This is a fabulous trail - coastal Cumbria from Lancaster to Ulverston. Stunning views, sea air , well maintained paths - our very own Cumbrian Camino!

ENGLANDUK 2025
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The Lovely Lake District from Kendal

Thu 24th July 2025 -
Mon 28th July 2025

Goat Level 2

The Lake District is one of the most beautiful spots for walking in England and we base ourselves in the heart of it. This holiday gives you the chance to fully explore the area with most of the walks starting directly from your hotel. Previous guests have enjoyed the comfort and friendliness of the hotel, the great guided walks and the wonderful camaraderie of the other women. THIS YEAR THERE IS A POSSIBILITY TO ARRIVE EARLIER FOR A SPECIAL BEATRIX POTTER EXPERIENCE - to visit her home, to walk the paths she trod and to see an exhibition of her impactful life. ON BOOKING LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED.

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Cairngorms National Park, Scotland in August

Sat 2nd August 2025 -
Thu 7th August 2025

Goat Level 2

Our very popular Cairngorms holiday continues - the place loved by Nan Shepherd who wandered and explored every inch and wrote her beautiful books. We introduce you , or bring you back to, this wonderful part of Scotland. Walk in the stunning Cairngorms mountains and in the evening relax in the bustling local town of Aviemore. This holiday has a very varied programme and gives you lots of different experiences to get a true taste of the area. WE HAVE SPACES FOR 8 WOMEN ON THIS TRIP SO BOOK EARLY. “ Wonderful local guide with such knowledge of the area - thank you “

UKWALES 2025
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Summer Lesbian Holiday in Secret Snowdonia, Wales

Thu 14th August 2025 -
Wed 20th August 2025

Goat Level: A bit of everything

Every year we have a summer lesbian holiday and this year we go to Snowdonia. Staying at the Royal Goat Hotel in the lovely village of Beddgelert - a perfect base to explore Secret Snowdonia. This is a ‘ bit of everything holiday’ so great if you want to try all our goat levels and see what suits the best. Our guides will guide you.

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Scottish Isles of Orkney – Summer 2025

Thu 14th August 2025 -
Tue 19th August 2025

Goat Level 2

This Scottish cluster of Islands out in the North Sea are a wonderful destination for some incredible hiking including the magnificent Old Man of Hoy. As you hike you will learn some of the ancient history of the islands and be inspired by the rich tapestry of folklore stories. You will love the Scottish hospitality in our cosy base The Ferry Inn in Stromness, located in the southwestern part of Mainland Orkney. Join us for this very special Scottish experience.

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Cairngorms National Park, Scotland in September

Sat 20th September 2025 -
Thu 25th September 2025

Goat Level 2

Our very popular Cairngorms holiday continues - the place loved by Nan Shepherd who wandered and explored every inch and wrote her beautiful books. We introduce you , or bring you back to, this wonderful part of Scotland. Walk in the stunning Cairngorms mountains and in the evening relax in the bustling local town of Aviemore. This holiday has a very varied programme and gives you lots of different experiences to get a true taste of the area. WE HAVE SPACES FOR 8 WOMEN ON THIS TRIP SO BOOK EARLY. “ Wonderful local guide with such knowledge of the area - thank you “

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Scottish Isles of Orkney – Autumn 2025

Sat 27th September 2025 -
Thu 2nd October 2025

Goat Level 2

This Scottish cluster of Islands out in the North Sea are a wonderful destination for some incredible hiking including the magnificent Old Man of Hoy. As you hike you will learn some of the ancient history of the islands and be inspired by the rich tapestry of folklore stories. You will love the Scottish hospitality in our cosy base The Ferry Inn in Stromness, located in the southwestern part of Mainland Orkney. Join us for this very special Scottish experience.

ENGLANDUK 2025
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Return to Glenthorne, Grasmere in the English Lakes

Mon 13th October 2025 -
Sat 18th October 2025

Goat Level: A bit of everything

WalkingWomen celebrates 25 Years in 2025 and what better place to return to - The Glenthorne Guest House and the first hotel Diana Clarke, the founder of WalkingWomen booked. We hope many of you will join us as we celebrate what WalkingWomen has given so many women over these 25 years. We will be celebrating throughout the year and beyond! PLEASE BOOK EARLY SO WE CAN RESERVE MORE ROOMS IF WE NEED THEM.

CALL 01784 664063 – EMAIL CONTACTUS@WALKINGWOMEN.COM

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