Contours Blog

REVIEWED: Winter Walking Jackets

November 20, 2017

Damian Hall reviews the best down and insulation jackets for hiking in cold weather. Simply put, a down or insulation jacket is …

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Solo Walking

By Nicky Jacquiery Now that we are fast approaching the shortest day and the hours of daylight are diminishing, I think it …

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The South Cotswold Walk: A Forgotten Walk, Resurrected

October 24, 2017

By Christine Saul The autumn/winter season is the perfect time for the Contours Customer Service Team to get away from our desks …

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Walking Near Livestock

By Nicky Jacquiery “A recent experience with cows got me thinking about what we should do when we encounter livestock while on …

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Reviewed: Walking Socks

October 2, 2017

By Damian Hall How best to keep you pinkies warm and snug when out hiking this autumn and winter. Do you really …

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Oh I do like to be beside the seaside… Coastal Walks in Cumbria

By Beth Pipe We’re often asked where the best place to head is to avoid the crowds in Cumbria, and there’s one …

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August Newsletter

August 22, 2017

Welcome to the August edition of the Contours Walking Holidays newsletter, sharing stories and advice to inspire you to get out on …

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Walking with your Dog

August 21, 2017

By Nicky Jacquiery I have several friends who own a dog, all of whom enjoy walking; I guess you wouldn’t have a …

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Watercolours on the Mortimer Trail

By Wendy Forrest-Charde Here at Contours we love seeing the many ways that our customers capture their experiences on our holidays, whether …

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Book two or more short breaks and get 10% off!

July 26, 2017

We are excited to launch twelve brand new Taster Breaks into our already enviable range of walking holidays; these are our little …

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