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UK 2024
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Get Goat Fit on Box Hill, Dorking in Surrey

Sat 22nd June 2024 -
Sat 22nd June 2024

Goat Level Get Goat Fit

We are offering a series of Get Goat Fit day walks to give women the chance to test your fitness level with our experienced guide Carla. Many women tell us they would like more help before choosing a holiday - especially on hills! Box Hill is a great way to do a long walk of 4 - 6 hours with a small climb to reach the top with its lovely view across the Downs and even out to sea on a clear day. Come and join us to get, or stay, Goat Fit!
Our partner charity Kids for Kids is based in Surrey and a % of every day walk goes toward buying goats for women in Sudan.

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.

UK 2024
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The Best of Hadrian’s Wall – walk on the England Scotland border

Thu 4th July 2024 -
Tue 9th July 2024

Goat Level 3

We know women are adventurers and many would love to do more journeys and treks in the company of other women. You can’t get better than this one to discover the best of Hadrians Wall as you walk each day with your feet between England and Scotland. Guided by Jo one of our popular and experienced local guides. Do join and stay in the very Centre of Britain!

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.

UK 2024
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The Lovely Lake District from Kendal

Thu 25th July 2024 -
Mon 29th 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. If you would like to extend your stay we can help you.

UK 2024
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The Scottish Isles of Orkney Revisited

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 sea. We will walk along the wild Atlantic coast, visit world heritage sites, try the amazing local food as well as home brewed beer and whisky. If you want to immerse yourself in Scottish island life then this trip is for you. This year we will 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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Glorious Glaramara – Summer Lesbian UK Lakes holiday 2024

Thu 22nd August 2024 -
Wed 28th August 2024

Goat Level: A bit of everything

WalkingWomen runs an annual lesbian summer event - a chance to get together to connect with women from all over the world - to walk,to connect and to feel revived. This year we have added some special live music to the programme. Come and spend time with us in the English Lake District. Only a few rooms left so please book swiftly We will soon announce next years holiday.

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 - WE HAVE A FEW SPACES ON OUR CAIRNGORMS TRIP OCTOBER 4TH TO 9TH. 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.

UK 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

1 SPACE LEFT on 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 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.

SCOTLANDUK 2025
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The Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

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 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 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 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.

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.

UK 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 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 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.

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