Stay for a week at lovely Selworthy in the Exmoor National Park near the coast of the Bristol Channel. Walk
amid quaint villages with thatched roofed cottages and over Moorland long
associated with Lorna Doone or on ancient coastal foot-paths. Nearby Dunster is one of Englandís most perfect small
towns with a 600 year old castle and a working water-mill. Discover Parracombe
Church, a rare medieval building and an Iron Age fort.
2018 Walking Holidays start Fridays from May through October. Walkers stay at
the same hotel for seven nights. Days start and end with a short bus ride
so the walks are in the most spectacular parts of the island. Three
different guided walks are offered each day. You choose according to your
fitness and ability.
Prices: start at 770 GBP per person for one week based on double.
Non-member associate fee is 10 GBP per person per booking.
There are a few single rooms at NO supplement .
Premium rooms are available at a supplement
Walking: All guided walks take in coast, wooded valleys
and moorland on good although sometimes muddy paths. A choice of three daily
guided walks are offered.
Easier walks: 6 -
7.5 miles with gentle gradients. Up to 900 ft of ascent over a day.
- Medium walks:
9.5 miles. Undulating and occasional steep. Up to 1425 ft of ascent.
- Harder walks:
10 - 12.5 miles. Undulating with steep sections. Up
to 2275 ft of ascent.
When you are not walking:
Selworthy village with its thatched room cottages is less than a
mile away. From nearby Minehead a restored steam train offers
rides. If you are a garden enthusiast you will be in heaven
with some of England's finest gardens nearby such as Hestercombe. .
Accommodation: HOLNICOTE HOUSE. Once home to the distinguished Acland family,
Holnicote House lies at the heart of a 12,500 acre estate in the Exmoor
National Park, with superb walks on the doorstep. This delightful historic building is set amidst peaceful
gardens with extensive lawns and a heated outdoor pool. All meals are
included. Enjoy a generous self-select picnic lunch and three-course evening
meal including a vegetarian option.