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Walking holidays in the UK

Perfect UK Walking Holidays with Darwin Escapes

Are you looking for walking holidays in the UK? Then look no further than Darwin Escapes.

We have a number of holiday parks across the UK which are located in scenic areas and offer our customers the chance to enjoy stunning walking routes with beautiful surroundings and a plethora of natural wonders.

Take your time to look through our destinations from across the UK and find the resort which you feel would be best for you on your next walking holiday.


Thanet Well Lodge Retreat

Walking holidays in the Lake District

Thanet Well Lodge Retreat – Lake District

If you are looking for walking holidays in the Lake District, you should consider our Thanet Well Lodge Retreat, which is located near Greystoke Forest in Cumbria. The resort is located in a stunning natural environment with many of the areas famous Lake within easy driving range.

You could decide to head to the highest mountain in England – Scafell Pike which has an elevation of 3,209 feet above sea level, and forms one third of the popular Three Peaks Challenge. Why not scale this famous mountain and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views from the peak, where on a clear day you can see other mountains from across the UK including Wales, Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

Another popular walking destination in this glorious region is Coniston Water which is third largest lake in the Lake District with a length of five miles and width of half a mile. This is a peaceful location to explore and stunning views. You may also catch a glimpse of the Victorian steam yacht Gondola, which has been renovated by the National Trust and sails between March and November.

This is just a small sample of the many stunning walking locations in the Lake District. All of these are within easy reach from our Thanet Well Resort.


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Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat

Walking holidays in Cornwall at Mullion Cove

Mullion Cove Walking Routes – Cornwall

A great place to stay if you are looking for walking holidays in Cornwall is our 5 Star rated Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat, which is located on the scenic Lizard Peninsula and is the most southerly point of the British mainland.

Here there are plenty of picturesque beaches and coves to be explored, including Kennack Sands and Kynance Cove in what is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You could also take the short walk to Mullion Cove which has a stunning working harbour that is now owned by the National Trust.

Enjoy these countless scenic walking routes before retiring to your stunning holiday lodge, which is equipped with all of the home away from home comforts you could ever wish for.


Mullion Cove Accommodation

Woodside Coastal Retreat

Woodside Coastal Retreat

Woodside Coastal Retreat – Isle Of Wight

Talking of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, why not consider walking holidays in the Isle of Wight from our Woodside Coastal Retreat in Cowes where you will have access to a private shingle beach.

There are plenty of scenic walking locations to be taken advantage of here, including the 57 miles of varied coastline which is both aesthetically pleasing and also challenging in places. Nearly 30 miles of the seashore is designated as Heritage Coast and can be easily accessed near Cowes.

Also available in Cowes is the Red Squirrel Trail which has mostly been created from disused railway lines. Take advantage of the stunning wildlife habitats including woodlands, wetlands and farming countryside along the way on this breathtaking trail. As the name suggests, you can expect to see the odd red squirrel or two during your walk.


Woodside Coastal Retreat Accommodation

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat – Isle Of Wight

Another option on the Isle of Wight is the new Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat which is located just down the road from its sister park Woodside Coastal Retreat, meaning that you will have access to the same scenic walking routes when you stay here.

What sets this resort apart from others in the region is the accommodation, with tree house holidays available alongside our holiday lodges. These are no ordinary tree houses though, as the units are equipped with a range of luxuries such as Egyptian cotton sheets, a flat screen TV and also a Kitchenette. There are even private hot tubs available when you stay one of our Tree Houses so you can sit out in the evenings and admire the tranquil woodland which surrounds this resort.

Apart from the stunning walking routes, another reason that this resort is perfect for walking holidays is the spa treatments which are available on site to help ease those aching legs after a long day exploring the region.


Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat Accommodation

Walking Holidays in Dorset

Swanage Bay View Holiday Home Park

Swanage Bay View Holiday Home Park – Dorset

We’ve also got it covered if you are looking for walking holidays in Dorset, with Swanage Bay View Holiday Home Park and Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat. Our resorts are ideally situated within easy reach of the Jurassic Coast which runs for 96 miles along the coast and offers you the chance to enjoy various scenic walking routes.

Swanage Bay View is the ideal resort for the more adventurous, with the resort being located close to the golden sands of Swanage Beach which is the pride of the region, with its beautiful waters which hold European Blue Flag Awards. The resort is also close to Durlston Country Park which is great for scenic walks. Here you can enjoy scenic coastal views along your way, as well as the local wildlife which includes beautiful migrant species of birds. At this attraction you can also visit Durlston Castle which was built relatively recently in 1886. This is a stunning building and also features the impressive Golden Globe structure which is constructed of Portland stone.

Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat also offers access to a number of walking routes and will appeal more to those of you who are looking for complete relaxation after a busy day exploring the area. Many of our lodges feature their own private hot tubs, so you can sit out and relax your aching legs while soaking up the glorious Dorset countryside.


Dorset Accommodation

Our Walking Holidays in the UK

The above is just a short sample of the holiday resorts we have across the UK which are great for walking holidays in the UK.

Feel free to explore more of our great resorts in the list below. If you are looking for UK breaks, think Darwin Escapes.

Bath Mill Lodge Retreat - Somerset

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With so many walks in Bath and its surrounding areas, Bath Mill Lodge Retreat, just a stone's throw away from the city centre, makes the perfect place to base yourself to explore each walk. Such walks include the two tunnels walking and cycling path, which makes up four miles of disused railway with stunning views of Bath's Georgian Cresents.

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Beach Cove Coastal Retreat - Devon

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Beach Cove Coastal Retreat boasts beautiful beach hut accommodation on Devon's coastline. Conveniently located by various coastal walking paths in the local area, perfect to explore the region, take in gorgeous views and discover wildlife.

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Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa - Somerset

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Cheddar boast a selection of scenic walking routes, Cheddar Gorge, just a couple of miles up the road from our holiday resort, Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa, boasts a fantastic 3 mile circular walk or why not explore inside the Gorge's caves?

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Hawkchurch Resort & Spa - Devon

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Looking for pet-friendly accommodation on your walking holiday this year? Hawkchurch Resort & Spa boasts stunning lodge accommodation where your four-legged friend will be welcomed warmly. Plus, we have our very own woodland walking route on our park!

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Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat - Lake District

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Famed for it's walking routes, the Lake District is the perfect destination to stay on your walking holiday. Our Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat is located in the Lake District and offers beautiful fully-equipped lodge accommodation, perfect to return to after exploring the region.

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Kilnwick Percy Resort - Yorkshire

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The KP Resort offers the best of both worlds, a relaxing countryside location yet not too far from York city centre. Boasting lodge and hotel accommodation, there are a selection of local walks nearby including the more tranquil Pocklington Canal, perfect for a daytime stroll.

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Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat - Cornwall

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Retire to a luxurious lodge at Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat after exploring local walking routes in Cornwall. Located on the Lizard Penisula, Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat is close to many charming beaches and walking routes, and just a short walk away from Mullion Cove harbour.

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Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa - Norfolk

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A variety of walks are available in Norfolk, suitable for a range of skills levels, from coastal and country to forest and woodland walks. Norfolk Woods Resort & Spa's central location makes it the perfect place to stay to explore local walking routes in and around Norfolk.

Piran Meadows Resort & Spa - Cornwall

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Piran Meadows Resort & Spa is a 5 star holiday park in North Cornwall, boasting a range of sublime facilities and luxurious accommodation. The perfect holiday resort for family walking holidays, Piran Meadows is nearby to a plethora of coastal paths, as well as the Lost Gardens of Heligan, a unique scenic stroll.

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Sandymouth Holiday Resort - Cornwall

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Are you looking for a family holiday destination in close proximity of local walks? Sandymouth Holiday Resort is perfect for younger families with a range of facilities and activities on-site, and not to forget close to many of Bude's beaches, perfect for family strolls.

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Swanage Bay View Holiday Home Park - Dorset

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Swanage Bay View Holiday Home Park boasts unrivalled panoramic views of the Jurassic coastline and the Purbeck Hills and offers self-catering accommodation. Swanage's beaches are within a short walking distance of the park, plenty of beach walks are guaranteed.

Talacre Beach Holiday Home Park - North Wales

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Looking for a destination with family-friendly coastal walks? Talacre Beach Holiday Home Park offers gorgeous caravan and lodge accommodation just a stone's throw away from the beach. The Talacre to Gronant circular walk on the Welsh coastal path is an easy walk suitable for all capabilities.

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Thanet Well Lodge Retreat - Lake District

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What better place is there to go on a walking holiday than the Lake District? After exploring all of the Lake Districts walking and hiking routes, return to our luxury lodge accommodation at Thanet Well Lodge Retreat. Offering fully-equipped lodges sleeping up to six guests.

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Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat - Surrey

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Offering tradition log cabin style accommodation, Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat is a tranquil escape. Close to a plethora of walking destinations, including Hindhead Commons and the Devil's Punch Bowl, owned by the National Trust who offer free guided walks.

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Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat - Dorset

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Discover Wareham by foot when staying at Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat. Our stunning retreat is tucked away in Dorset's woodlands, boasting luxurious lodge accommodation and close to a selection of local walks, from the Wareham Town Walls walk to the more scenic Commoners Way.

Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat - Isle of Wight

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Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat boasts quirky tree house accommodation in a tranquil woodland location, equipped with a range of luxuries including Egyptian cotton beddings, hot tubs and a flat screen TV. Close to a variety of walking routes, you can relax and ease your legs at our on-site spa.

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Woodside Coastal Retreat - Isle of Wight

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Set a scenic location right on the edge of a pebble beach, Woodside Coastal Retreat is the perfect location to explore coastal walking routes, as well as the more scenic woodland walking routes such as the Red Squirrel Trail, with plenty of wildlife as the name suggests.

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