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Insect Bites and Stings – Prevention and Treatment

April 24, 2017

By Nicky Jacquiery Continuing with the theme of staying healthy on your walk, in this article I’m going to focus on insects. …

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April Newsletter

April 10, 2017

Welcome to the April edition of the Contours Walking Holidays newsletter; our monthly look at everything related to the fantastic Great British …

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Christine’s Pennine Way Adventure – Part 3

March 20, 2017

DAY 11 – DUFTON TO ALSTON It was a very wet start to the day today – it rained heavily throughout the …

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REVIEWED: Fleeces for Walking

By Damian Hall We test the best fleeces for spring, summer and autumn hiking. Every now and then outdoor clobber breaks into …

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March Newsletter 2017

March 6, 2017

Welcome to the March edition of the Contours Walking Holidays newsletter; we hope that you are all looking forward to the oncoming …

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Turning ‘Can I do that?’ into ‘I can do that’

February 20, 2017

By Sarah Rowell Can I do that? It is a question that most, if not all, of us have asked ourselves when …

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Five Superb Spring Walks in Cumbria

By Beth Pipe So long as you’re well prepared – and I mean prepared for anything – any time is a great …

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Christine’s Pennine Way Adventure – Part 2

January 24, 2017

Here is my continuing diary for the next five days of my amazing Pennine Way journey; covering the central section of the …

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Treating Blisters

By Nicky Jacquiery In my last article I looked at how to prevent blisters, but what should you do if you follow …

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Happy 2017! January Newsletter

January 12, 2017

Welcome to the January edition of the Contours Newsletter, and our very first newsletter of 2017! We hope you all had a …

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