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UK walking holidays

Our verdict:

The British countryside is made for exploring on foot, and Ramblers Walking Holidays has negotiated no single supplements on walking tours from Guernsey and Cornwall to the Isle of Arran. It even has its own welcoming country house in the Lake District which is consistently popular with single travellers, with a supplement of only £5 a night.

Recommended tour operator: Ramblers Walking Holidays

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Ramblers Walking Holidays says

Our UK walking holidays are hugely popular amongst solo travellers, as well as couples and groups of friends – all united in a passion for the great outdoors and good company.

  • no single supplement on selected trips
  • popular with solos
  • wide choice of itineraries

Each holiday is led by one of our friendly and experienced leaders, many of whom are past clients.

In the UK, we have negotiated no single supplements on a wide range of our holidays. These include The Furness Peninsula & Southern Lakes, Guernsey in the Channel Islands and St Ives and the Cornish Coast.

The Lake District is home to our own Hassness Country House on the shores of Buttermere. We charge only a £5 per night supplement for a single room and, with up to 20 guests, there is a house party atmosphere. Our hosts, Brian, Carole and Ruby ensure a warm welcome and delicious home-cooked food from hearty breakfasts to scrumptious cakes. Join one of our Hassness walking holidays with qualified leaders to guide the organised walks and packed lunches and dinner on most evenings included in the price.

Some of the particularly popular holidays based at Hassness include Women’s Activity Week, designed for those who want to up their fitness levels or simply enjoy a more active holiday. There’s a morning jog, hill walking, some aerobics, Pilates and yoga classes – and the option to take a dip in the lake. Feeling busy, maybe a little stressed? Get away from life’s distractions and take some time to reflex on our Mindfulness in the Mountains holiday.

We offer walking holidays worldwide from the sunshine of the Med to the vast open spaces of North America and Asia’s unique cultures for example. Find out more about our walking holidays with no single supplement.

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