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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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2017 New Walking Holidays

January 4, 2017

We are excited to announce that we are introducing a staggering FOURTEEN new trails to our already unrivalled range of walking holidays, …

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Blister Prevention

December 19, 2016

By Nicky Jacquiery “I’ve been going on long-distance walks now for over 30 years, and in that time I have rarely suffered …

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Five Fabulous Birdwatching Spots in South Cumbria

By Beth Pipe There are three wonderful Contours Walking Holiday routes that take in parts of South Cumbria – the Cumbria Way, …

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Congratulations to our 2016 Competition Winners!

December 2, 2016

We have been absolutely staggered by the amount and quality of entries this year; it has been amazing to share your walking …

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Christine’s Pennine Way Adventure – Part 1

November 21, 2016

The Pennine Way has a bit of a reputation; not only is it the UK’s first National Trail (and probably the best …

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