Probably the best mood medicine for significantly enhancing health and happiness, walking is always a good idea. With a focus on flexibility, freedom, and the joy of the journey, a self-guided walking holiday with HF Holidays is the perfect choice for those who like to do things at their own pace. You can stick to one of the wide range of thoughtfully-curated itineraries provided – or tweak it slightly if you’d like to linger somewhere for longer. Either way, you’ll get to pick the walks that suit you best in stunning locations where the countryside or coastline takes centre stage.
You’ll be based at one of 16 characterful county houses that HF Holidays own and manage in locations all over the UK, just a skip away from some of the best-loved national parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. All come with a dedicated Discovery Point that offers easy-to-follow routes, maps, and walking information for self-guided exploration.
With well-appointed guest rooms, relaxing lounges, plus handy boot and drying facilities, all you need to worry about is picking the perfect walk. There’s also a huge push on sociability on their holidays including communal dining for sparking conversation with fellow guests.
Full-board at HF Holidays’ UK country houses comes as standard and seasonal menus feature home-grown ingredients from their own gardens and orchards wherever possible as part of their sustainability pledge. Their ambition is to be net zero by 2040 – earlier if possible. Guests can look forward to a cream tea on arrivals day, three nutritious daily meals for the duration of stay (including packed lunches), and a hearty breakfast on the morning of departure.
An award-winning co-operative for nearly 110 years, HF Holidays also offers guided walking and special interest holidays in nearly 40 destinations throughout Europe and worldwide. A Which? Recommended Provider for both Escorted Tours and Walking Tours for 2023, you can relax knowing walking holidays are what they do best.