Walking Holidays in October
This is our most popular walking holiday in Catalonia for a reason. Costa Brava is a walker’s paradise, boasting a thousand-year-old network of footpaths and offering diverse natural landscapes, warm hospitality and great cuisine – and there is something to suit everyone.
Discover the hidden gems of the Costa Brava, walking on quiet trails between traditional villages and charming old towns, including the historic town of Begur and Salvador Dali’s former haunt, the white-washed town of Llafranc. Take in some fantastic rugged coastal scenery and enjoy the delicious Catalan cuisine.
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail follows 186 miles of rugged coastline along the western peninsula of Wales, providing some of the finest walking in Britain. This walking holiday includes some of the best sections of the path from Moylgrove near Newport to Solva at the Whitesands Bay.
Enjoy some of the finest coastal walking in England. The unrivalled diversity of scenery includes panoramic views over Romney Marsh from the escarpment that marks the ancient coastline between Folkestone and Rye and, of course, the stunning White Cliffs of Dover.
The Coast to Coast Path covers 190 miles from the Irish Sea through three national parks (Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors) to the North Sea. It has become one of England’s most popular long-distance walks and it includes probably the best walking England has to offer.
Take this unique walking tour that will show you the hidden secrets of the Amalfi Coast and Tramonti, away from the crowds. You will enjoy some spectacular coastal scenery, some of the most picturesque hamlets of the Amalfi Coast, the charming fishing village of Cetara and the great Abbey of Cava dei Tirreni.
Walk at a leisurely pace through the southernmost part of Switzerland from the impressive castles of Bellinzona through lively Lugano and on to Mendrisio, the highlight being the beautiful Lake Lugano.
The Cotswold Way is a long-distance walk that runs for 163 km from the medieval market town of Chipping Campden to the historic city of Bath. Following the western edge of the Cotswold Hills, the Cotswold Way winds through gently rolling pastures, quiet beech woodland, and fairytale, honey-coloured villages steeped in history.
This inn-to-inn Cotswold Round self-guided walking holiday will take you through the heart of the Cotswolds at a swift pace, enabling you to explore this fascinating (and England’s largest) Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in just 6 days. The circuit starts and finishes in Moreton-on-Marsh and takes in the most picturesque towns and villages of the Cotswolds.
This inn-to-inn Cotswold Round self-guided walking holiday will take you through the heart of the Cotswolds at a leisurely pace, giving you time to explore this fascinating (and England’s largest) Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The circuit starts and finishes in Moreton-on-Marsh and takes in the most picturesque towns and villages of the Cotswolds.
Hadrian’s Wall Path is a fascinating coast to coast walk alongside the iconic Hadrian’s Wall, built by Roman emperor Hadrian to protect the northern extreme of the Roman Empire. This itinerary follows the course of the wall along its entire length from Wallsend to Bowness on Solway and is one of Britain’s most popular long distance walks.
Hadrian’s Wall Path is a fascinating coast to coast walk alongside the iconic Hadrian’s Wall, built by Roman emperor Hadrian to protect the northern extreme of the Roman Empire. This itinerary takes in the best sections of the Path from Heddon to Walton in four walking days.
Hadrian’s Wall Path is a fascinating coast to coast walk alongside the iconic Hadrian’s Wall, built by Roman emperor Hadrian to protect the northern extreme of the Roman Empire. This itinerary takes in the best sections of the Path from Chollerford to Walton in 3 walking days.
Do you like walking and real ale? This inn-to-inn walking holiday, unique to The Natural Adventure Company, will take you on a walk through the finest Lake District scenery with an option to climb the Old Man of Coniston and calling each day at the region’s best pubs serving genuine cask ale.
This simply superb self-guided walking holiday, unique to The Natural Adventure Company, will take you through the heart of the Lakes from the beautiful Langdale Valley around Scafell Pike and will let you enjoy some of the best mountain walking the Lake District has to offer.
Walk the best sections of the French Camino in two weeks, first taking the scenic Camino Frances route from St Jean Pied de Port in the Pyrenees and then continuing your way from Sarria through the undulating landscapes of Galicia, covering the final 100 km to Santiago.
Walk the oldest and one of the most beautiful hiking trails in Germany, traversing the entire Black Forest range north to south from Pforzheim to Basel in Switzerland. On this moderate to strenuous itinerary you will walk the complete trail in 12 walking stages.
Walk the oldest and one of the most beautiful hiking trails in Germany. On this moderate itinerary you will walk the final and most scenic part of the trail through the southern Black Forest from Schonach to Basel in Switzerland.
Experience classic Alpine hiking in South Tyrol’s Val Baldia which will astonish you with its breathtaking landscapes. Take in dramatic limestone mountains with snow-capped peaks, picture-perfect alpine pastures and idyllic meadows, a rich variety of wildlife, such as the marmot and chamois.
Follow the Schluchtensteig (‘The Gorge Trail’) in the Southern Black Forest, winding through deep gorges, past crystal lakes and beautiful waterfalls and offering spectacular views over the Black Forest summits.
The coastline of Apulia between Otranto and Gagliano del Capo offers superb walking opportunities. Enjoy ancient coastal trails, stunning views, crystal swimming spots, unknown villages and untouched nature. Finish your trip in glorious Lecce.
Of all Italy’s beautiful regions, Tuscany is by no doubt the most iconic one. Your route in the heart of Tuscany winds through the hills, vineyards and olive groves of Val d’Orcia as you walk between Medieval hill-top towns, taking in Montepulciano, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni, Montalcino, Buonconvento, and finally Siena.
Piedmont’s remote and rugged high valley of Val Maira lies in the southern Italian Alps, near the French border. Val Maira is a beautiful place, now slowly being discovered as a walker’s paradise. You will walk through picturesque hamlets and villages and take in the high peaks, shaped by the retreating glaciers.
Our Lakes and Valleys of Slovenian Alps walking holiday in Slovenia will take you to the famous Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj on an unforgettable walking tour through a picturesque landscape. You will walk through deep green forests and lush meadows of wild flowers. Suitable for hikers of very average fitness, families, groups of friends and highly recommended for photography enthusiasts.
This holiday includes circular hikes around Smolyan Lakes and the unique village of Shiroka Laka, set in one of the most beautiful parts of the Rhodope mountains. The trip is mostly centre-based; it features accommodation in 4-star hotels spa hotels and finishes in the spa resort in Devin.
Explore the beauty of Austria’s Lake District, where dramatic mountains plunge into sparkling blue glacial lakes, creating fjord-like landscapes. Salzkammergut lies to the east of Salzburg, the city of Mozart, in the shadow of the Dachstein Summit (2,995 m).
Take a short walking break to explore the beauty of Austria’s Lake District, where dramatic mountains plunge into sparkling blue glacial lakes, creating fjord-like landscapes. Salzkammergut lies to the east of Salzburg, the city of Mozart, in the shadow of the Dachstein Summit (2,995 m).
This itinerary will take you on a walking adventure in the Vercors Nature Park, the biggest in France. Along the way you will discover one of the most beautiful regions for hiking in France and a real hidden gem, taking in rugged ridges, deep gorges, lush valleys, limestone plateaus and traditional villages.
Take in the fairy-tale Schwarzwald, one of Germany’s most beautiful regions for hiking. You will be enchanted by scenic views, blue mountain lakes and deep valleys. You will walk from Saig on Titisee up to Feldberg – Schwarzwald’s highest peak. Then via Schluchsee, you complete the circuit, returning to Saig.
Walk the last 100 km of the Via Francigena to Rome, the city of the martyrdom of Saints Peter and Paul, and get your Testimonium of pilgrimage. Starting from the medieval papal town of Montefiascone, you will follow Roman roads, paths, forest trails and dirt tracks across the undulating and green Lazio countryside.
Join us on one of the best treks in China offering an off-the-beaten-track and truly incredible experience. Mount Gongga, also known as Minya Konka, is the highest mountain in Sichuan province, Western China. The tour is privately guided and you will be accompanied by an experienced English-speaking local guide.
This privately guided demanding but rewarding trek in Morocco takes in the challenges of summitting Mount Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak (4167m) and Rass Ouanoukrim, the second-highest one at 4089m. Experience varied and picturesque scenery, dramatic passes, non-technical peaks and the warm welcome of the Berber people.
Our Mount Toubkal and Sahara Desert Trek walking and discovery holiday in Morocco combines the challenge of summitting Mount Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak (4,167 m), with some light trekking in the High Atlas Mountains and camel riding in the Sahara Desert. This is a privately guided holiday, you will be accompanied by your personal guide, a cook and a muleteer.
Our Climb Mount Toubkal trek is an active way to spend a weekend with just one night and two days in the mountains to approach, summit and descend the highest peak in North Africa. This is a privately guided trek, you will not be part of a group and your party will be accompanied by a personal certified guide and a muleteer.
Our High Atlas and Mount Toubkal walking holiday in Morocco combines the challenge of summitting Mount Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak (4,167 m), with some moderate hiking in the High Atlas Mountains and experiencing the vibes of the exotic Marrakech. You will reach Mt Toubkal using a route starting from Oukaimeden.
Our High Atlas and Marrakech in Comfort walking holiday in Morocco will let you experience the beauty of Berber villages and High Atlas valleys with picturesque scenery, dramatic passes, non-technical peaks and the guarantee of a cheerful welcome from the Berber people. Spend the nights in comfortable riads and 4-star hotels, some of them with pools.