Each remembers his being children, and I think you know the days spent in boy-scout camps, or at least some walking vacations with class. Now a lot of tour agencies offer you refreshing those images of school past , and to perceive the pleasures of walking vacations one more time. Walking or hiking is the oldest way of exploring area of the country. Besides, walking vacations being the most healthy way of spending time, combining both pleasures and benefits, the main of which are flexibility of routs and low price.
Of course not each country provides good opportunities to walk through- some leave much better impression from the window of a plane. But nevertheless, why not to refuse over-organized tour somewhere to an overcrowded beach? And have your walking vacations enjoying the soft landscapes of the UK. This country a most finest area for such a tour- a great variety of landscapes within comparatively small territory provides the opportunity of mountain and valley walking vacations of all grades. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, the Eden Valley and the Howgills, Arnside and Silverdale and the Forest of Bowland are some of the beautiful hill and coast areas you could explore on walking holidays or short breaks. They are usual items of tour program practically of each tour agency of the UK, the number of which is really great. But the leader among them is Curlew Walking UK Agency.
Their experience, enthusiasm and local knowledge will provide your walking vacations with showing places and features often missed by other visitors. They themselves define rtheir aim as to provide customers with a holiday that samples the best that England can offer. For example, the tours offered are as follows: 7 nights Bed and Breakfast accommodation in a comfortable Hotel or Guest House; 5 full days of guided walking with an experienced and knowledgeable leader- not a big variety, but the quality is on the highest level: comfortable transport to and from the walks, packed lunch on walking days and of course English tea after the walk! A typical day of walking vacations is around 6 to 7 hours includes stops to appreciate views, interesting features and breaks. On the whole, the group covers daily 7 - 10 miles (11 - 16 km) with 500 - 1500 feet (150 - 500m) of ascent. the walking tours are guided by skilled mountain walkers with many years experience and knowledge of all the areas we walk in. Each walk leader is trained in Mountain First Aid and carries a range of safety equipment - First Aid kit, emergency shelter, sleeping bag and mobile telephone. To fully enjoy a walking holiday you do need to be reasonably fit and active.
Interested in such a walking vacations already and begin packing your things? So then put warm, light, flexible - not jeans or cotton trousers, at least two pairs of good quality socks walking comfortable and with a good tread . As for the jumper and jacket - woolen or synthetic fleece is best. And of course you will not do without a waterproof- English weather is not accidentally the subject of national sayings. It is upon the tour agency to make some extra conditions and demands, but usually this set of things is quite enough.
Whatever the time of year you can be sure of some superb walking.