Walking Holidays in the UK
English Lake District, Snowdonia, Peak District
- Safe guided walks
- Choice of activities
- Great vegetarian/vegan food
Peak District, Hill Walking Holiday
31 May - 7 June 2013
• Great New Venue
• Varied and interesting Walks
• Friendly group
• Excellent Vegetarian/vegan food
Six full days of lovely walking in the Peak District of Derbyshire will provide a wonderful Spring break. Sycamore Farm Barns are high in the hills near the interesting, quirky town of Wirksworth, and have a beautiful, tranquil feel and comfortable accommodation. Our groups are warm and friendly, and provide a chance to make new friends. New venue, but same great veggie/vegan food and same leaders. Varied hill and valley walking are the main focus of this break as we explore the Peak District, one of Britain's first national parks, with its many places of interest. Two leaders enables us to offer a choice of two walks each day, a gentle walk and a more challenging one. The optional before-breakfast yoga classes will help you to get in shape for the day. The group is led by local guide Chris Bristow, who is known for his warm, caring nature and sense of adventure. He will be assisted by experienced guide Mike Cursons. Chris lives in Derbyshire and has explored its hills and dales for many years. The food will be catered by Nigel Walker, founder of VegiVentures, and his team. 6 nights from £235 camping £450 in-house. 7 nights from £265/£490, full board.
English Lake District, Hill Walking Holidays
24 - 31 Aug & 31 Aug - 7 Sept 2013
Based at Buttermere, in the heart of the ‘Western Fells’, this is VegiVentures 23rd year in one of the most beautiful parts of England. The grounds of our guest house extend to the shores of Buttermere, starting point of many lake and mountain walks. Clean mountain air, pure water, excellent vegetarian/vegan food and safe hill walking led by our experienced Lakeland guides, go to make these exceptional holidays. Hill, valley and lakeside walking are the main features. For early risers there is a stretch, breathing and movement class. There is also a wide choice of gentle activities in the region: visit Wordsworth's cottage at Grassmere, take a boat on Lake Windermere or Coniston, visit working watermills or do some relaxing shopping in Keswick.
On week one the walks are more gentle; this holiday is ideal for beginners and those who need to build up their fitness. Our leader is experienced guide Alastair Clark. Week two includes longer, medium-paced walks, venturing higher into the hills, more challenging than week one. The leader is experienced mountain guide Chris Bristow. These holidays are open to both the beginner and the more experienced mountain walker. The food is catered by Swiss-trained chef and founder of VegiVentures Nigel Walker.
Prices from £345 (£160 camping) for 7 nights half board.
Snowdonia, Hill Walking Holiday
17 - 22 April, Easter 2014
5-day hill-walking break, in the Snowdonia National Park. Based at the comfortable Trigonos Centre, six miles west of Snowdon. Chris Bristow, our energetic mountain guide,will be leading with his usual light and friendly touch. Mike Cursons, who has been on many VegiVentures will be co-leading. Choice of two walks each day, a gentle flatter walk and a higher more challenging walk. Excellent vegetarian/vegan cuisine. Prices from £395 for 5 nights full-board. Please contact us and we will send you full details by email or post.
“...thoroughly nourished, both inside and out. Gorgeous countryside, food and company” - J.W, Co Durham (Lake District)
“The place and the food were simply divine, and can't possibly be beaten...” - E.S, London (Snowdonia)
"Excellent food, good company, interesting walks and good leadership…" - P.H, Wirral (Peak District)
On all VegiVentures there is a warm and friendly group atmosphere. The holidays are ideal for individuals and couples (most of our guests come on their own, so if you are single, you will be in good company). Space is limited so get in touch NOW for full details and to reserve your place.