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Walking Holidays and Kit Transfer

Many thanks to Steve Crummay at Explore in Cornwall for his support of the South West Coast Path Association this year

The following walking holiday providers are simply listed here for your information and convenience. The inclusion of any company does not imply a recommendation from the South West Coast Path Association. If you have any cause for dissatisfaction, the Association would be pleased to hear but would not be able to take action against a company on a member's behalf.

Adventureline Walking Holidays
North Trefula Farm phone: 01209 820847
Redruth website: www.adventureline.co.uk
Cornwall e-mail: adventureline@btinternet.com
TR1 6ET  
Adventureline Walking Holidays offer guided walks along the Cornish coast path and cover the area between Marsland Mount and Lantic Bay from April to October. The walks take place from one base, Liberty House, which offers full board accommodation. Packages are seven nights long which include five days of "Connect Explorations".
Always Exmoor
C/O Lynton & Lynmouth Tourist Information Centre phone: 01598 752225
Town Hall, Lee Road
Lynton website: www.alwaysexmoor.co.uk
Devon e-mail: info@lyntourism.co.uk
EX35 6JR  

Based at Lynton-Lynmouth Tourist Information Centre, they offer individually tailored, self-guided walks.

Bath & West Country Walks
Osmington phone: 01761 233807
Brewery Lane website: www.bathwestwalks.com
Holcombe e-mail: info@bathwestwalks.com
BA3 5EG  

Guided and self-guided walking holidays exploring Exmoor, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Contact: Sue & Graham Robinson

Bobs Walking holidays
1 The Redwoods phone: 0117 3290 315
Bristol Road mobile: 07770 363 409
Keynsham website: www.bobswalkingholidays.co.uk
BS31 2WB e-mail: bobswalkingholidays@tesco.net

 Bus assisted walking holidays with youth hostel or other accommodation.  All grades of walkers catered for.
Contact: Steve Stentaford

British and Irish Walks
British and Irish Walks phone: 01242 254353
PO Box 1171 website: www.britishandirishwalks.com
Cheltenham e-mail: info@britishandirishwalks.com
GL50 9TL  

They specialise in self-guided walking in the South West.  They provide accommodation, usually on half-board, luggage transfers each walking day, maps and route instructions.

Celtic Trails
P O Box 11 phone: 00 44 (0)1291 689 774
Chepstow Fax: 0044 (0)1291 689 846
Monmouthshire website: www.celtic-trails.com
NP16 6ZD e-mail: info@celtic-trails.com

Celtic Trails are the walking holiday specialists providing expert holiday planning that’s just right for you. Whether that means completing a route at an active pace or in a far more leisurely way each holiday is tailor-made to suit your own needs. We arrange comfortable accommodation with welcoming and experienced hosts as standard, from small B&B’s and Farmhouses to Inns and Hotels. Luggage transfers are included as are guide books, maps and comprehensive route planning. Additionally we offer airport/train station collection and vehicle parking if required.

Contact us directly by phone to discuss your holiday with our informed and friendly team or email us for a prompt response.

Compass Holidays
Cheltenham Spa Railway Station phone: 01242 250642
Queens Road website: www.compass-holidays.com
Cheltenham Spa e-mail: info@compass-holidays.com
GL51 8NP  
Contours Walking Holidays
Barton House phone: 01629 821900
21 North End website: www.contours.co.uk
Wirksworth e-mail: info@contours.co.uk
DE4 4FG  
Guided and self-guided holidays thoughout England, Wales and Scotland; either single centre or walking long distance trails.
Discerning Traveller
38 Canal Street phone: 01865 515618
Oxford website: www.discerningtraveller.co.uk
OX2 6BP e-mail: info@discerningtraveller.co.uk
They offer unencumbered week-long walks through inspiring landscapes, at an unhurried pace, with a warm welcome at comfortable, well-furnished lodgings each night. Holidays in Cornwall, South Devon and Dorset are offered. 
Encounter Walking Holidays Ltd.
The Elms phone: 01208 871066
12 Cott Road website: www.encounterwalkingholidays.com
Lostwithiel e-mail: info@encounterwalkingholidays.com
PL22 0ET  
Walking holidays and short breaks on the coast path as well as routes that link to it such as the Coleridge Way, Saints Way and Two Moors Way. Cover every mile of the SW Coast Path with self guided options for groups or individuals, fast or slow walkers itineraries and specialise with assisting overseas visitors.
Explore in Cornwall
Treassowe Barton phone: 01736 740234
Ludgvan Mobile 07929 065510
Penzance website: www.exploreincornwall.co.uk
Cornwall e-mail: info@exploreincornwall.co.uk
TR20 8XQ  
We provide guided walks and individually tailored walking exploring Cornwall and the SWCP from just a half day through to multi day trips.
Footpath Holidays
Footpath Holidays phone: 01985 840049
16 Norton Bavant  
Warminster website: www.footpath-holidays.com
Wiltshire e-mail: enquiries@footpath-holidays.co.uk
BA12 7BB  
Founded in 1982, Footpath Holidays offers self-guided walking holidays along the South West Coast Path (both 'moving on' with baggage transfer and 'single centre') as well as guided group walking in West Cornwall and South Devon.
East House phone: 01300 342140
Sydling St Nicholas mobile: 07772954454
Dorchester website: www.footscape.co.uk
Dorset e-mail: enquiry@footscape.co.uk
DT2 9NX  
Footscape offer meticulously researched walking holidays in Dorset specialising in trails along the Jurassic Coast and inland in Thomas Hardy Country.
Green Leisure
Sunny Corner Farmhouse mobile: 07773 255426
Tregony website: www.greenleisure.co.uk
Truro e-mail: mark.lytham@greenleisure.co.uk
TR2 5SU  
Offer a range of outdoor activities in Cornwall
HF Holidays
Catalyst House phone: 0208 732 1220 or 0845 470 8558
720 Centennial Court website: www.hfholidays.co.uk
Elstree e-mail: reservations@hfholidays.co.uk
WD6 3SY  

They offer guided walks on the South West Coast Path.  The holidays are single centre with transport provided to the walk from the base accommodation. The areas covered are around Selworthy and Lynton;  Thurlestone Sands and Dartmouth;  Lyme Regis and Sidmouth and St Ives and West Cornwall.

High Point Holidays
39 Barton Hill phone: 01747 858229
Shaftesbury website: www.highpointholidays.co.uk
Dorset e-mail: contact@highpointholidays.co.uk
SP7 8DQ  

They offer independant walking holidays along Dorset’s Jurassic Coast Path and Ridgeway with a possible extension to Corfe Castle as well as in Cornwall between Bude and Padstow.

Instep Linear Walking Holidays
35 Cokeham Road phone: 01903 766475
Lancing website: www.instephols.co.uk
West Sussex e-mail: walking@instephols.co.uk
BN15 0AE  

They offer self-guided walks along the South West Coast Path.  Baggage is transported on ahead to each different hotel/guest house along the path.

Jurassic Coast Tours
Belmont House phone: 01297 24415
Clapps Lane website: www.jurassiccoasttours.com
Beer e-mail: enquiries@jurassiccoasttours.com
EX12 3EN  
Jurassic Coast Tours offer holidays with kit transfer along the Jurassic Coast
Jurassic Coast Walking
2 Down Lodge Close phone: 01425 655779
Alderholt website: www.jurassiccoastwalking.co.uk
Fordingbridge e-mail: robert.westwood3@btinternet.com
SP6 3JA  
They offer guided and self-guided walking holidays in Dorset
Laidback Trailblazers
The Old Barn phone: 01736 367742
Bolsulval mobile: 07902 335999
Penzance fax: 0792 033725
Cornwall website: www.laidback-trails.co.uk
TR20 8XA e-mail: info@laidback-trails.co.uk
Donnette and Ed of Laidback Trailblazers organise three types of holidays as follows: (1) Guided walks; (2) Self-led Walks; (3) Tailor-made holidays which combines walking with other activities or sight-seeing. At Laidback Trailblazers they provide 4* accommodation and ensure a warm Cornish welcome, great Cornish food and professional back-up for walking holidays.
Lake Villa Coastpath Walks
Lake Villa phone: 01409 241962
Bradworthy website: www.lakevilla.co.uk
Devon e-mail: lesley@lakevilla.co.uk
EX22 7SQ  
Holidays based at Bradworthy, daily transport to the coast path between Barnstaple and Tintagel. Pets welcome; free packed lunches daily for Association members.
Let's Go Walking
Tarka Cottage phone: 01837 880075
Yeo Lane website: www.letsgowalking.com
North Tawton e-mail: enquiries@letsgowalking.com
EX20 2DD  
Self-guided walking holidays on the SWCP.  Baggage transferred.
Literary Lyme Walking Tours
46 Church Street mobile: 07763 974569
Lyme Regis website: www.wildroseholidays.co.uk
DT7 3DA e-mail: info@wildroseholidays.co.uk
Guided walking tours of Lyme Regis & the Jurassic Coast. Explore its use as a setting in novels & films! Meet great historical characters & follow the footsteps of authors who chose to visit & live here. Tours include Jane Austen tours, Mary Anning tours, French Lieutenant's Woman tours, Jurassic Coast tours and many more.
Macs Adventure
44 Speirs Wharf phone: +44 141 530 8886
Glasgow website: www.macsadventure.com
G4 9TH e-mail: info@macsadventure.com
Macs Adventure specialises in self guided walking holidays, cycling holidays and tailor made adventures in the UK, Europe and around the world
Nearwater Walking Holidays
Nearwater phone: 01326 279278
Polvarth Road website: www.nearwaterwalkingholidays.co.uk
St Mawes e-mail: info@nearwaterwalkingholidays.co.uk
TR2 5AY  

They arrange long distance self-guided walking holidays with accommodation and kit transfer and guarantee to have visited and checked all accommodation.  They will personalise itineraries to suit. 

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays
Lemsford Mill phone: 01707 331133
Lemsford Village website: www.ramblersholidays.co.uk
Welwyn Garden City e-mail: info@ramblersholidays.co.uk
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TR2 5AY  
Sherpa Expeditions
131a Helston Road phone: 0208 577 2717
Hounslow fax: 0208 572 9788
Middlesex website: www.sherpa-walking-holidays.co.uk
TW5 0RF e-mail: sales@sherpa-walking-holidays.co.uk
Sherpa Expeditions offer self guided walks in Cornwall and Dorset.  Inn or Hotel accommodation is booked for you and baggage is transported to the next location each day.  The holidays are run between April and October.  Sherpa intend to organise a baggage carrying service along the whole of the South West Coast Path.
South Devon Walking Holidays
Blackadon Barns phone: 01752 897034
Near Ivybridge website: www.southdevonwalkingholidays.co.uk
Devon e-mail: enquiries@southdevonwalkingholidays.co.uk
PL21 0HB  
Walks based on the coast path between Plymouth and Sidmouth, plus inland if required, kit transfer, accommodation is in self-catering barns, car parking, guided or self-guided.
The Wayfarers
7 The Square phone: 01242 620871
Toddington fax: 01242 620162
Gloucestershire website: www.thewayfarers.co.uk
GL54 5DJ e-mail: walk-info@thewayfarers.co.uk

The Wayfarers offer guided walks along the South West Coast Path in Cornwall.  Baggage is transferred from village to village by the Walk Manager.  The majority of walkers who use the Wayfarers are from North America.  The service is offered from April to October.

Tours of Discovery Ltd
Sycamore House phone: 01768 484811
Ellonby website: www.toursofdiscovery.co.uk
Penrith e-mail: info@toursofdiscovery.co.uk
CA11 9FJ  
Tours of Discovery offer tailor-made guided walks in Devon and Cornwall.
Trevengleth phone: 0771 408 4644
Lower Helvasso website: www.walkitcornwall.co.uk
Penryn e-mail: info@walkitcornwall.co.uk
TR10 9BY  
Paul is a South West Coast Path Association member and offers coast path and other walks, with or without kit transfer, with or without accommodation.
Way2go4Walking Holidays
Home Farm phone: 01288 331416
Welcombe mobile: 07836 556275
Devon website: www.way2go4.com
EX39 6HH e-mail: walking@way2go4.com
Guided walking holidays on the Devon and Cornwall border.
Westcountry Walking Holidays
5 Bloxham Crescent phone: 0845 094 3848
Middlesex website: www.westcountry-walking-holidays.com
TW12 2QF e-mail: mail@westcountry-walking-holidays.com
They specialises in self-guided, walking / hiking holidays and short breaks. They will move your luggage on for you, so that you can enjoy your walk pack free.
Western Discoveries
Chynoey phone: 01736 362763
Penzance website: www.westcornwallwalks.co.uk
Cornwall e-mail: info@westcornwallwalks.co.uk
TR20 8XW  

They provide unbeatable self led walking holidays in Cornwall and fascinating West Cornwall tours. If you are interested in walking in Cornwall or want to explore the region's ancient monuments, they will help.
Their walking holidays include train station transfers, daily baggage transfers and they can even lend you a walking stick.

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