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We can offer short breaks on ANY section of ANY of our walks. For general information about how these work visit our introduction page for Walking Short Breaks. -

For some specific walk examples that work well for a long weekend away, just read on -

The Classic Cornwall Short Break - Mevagissey to Looe

18 to 30 miles -  Moderate walking with strenuous sections - what this means  - 2 to 3 days walking

Lantic Bay near Fowey Cornish Coast Path Budget Walking Holidays UKEnjoy the best Cornwall has to offer in a short break without the usual holiday region prices. As our offices are based just north of Fowey (which is one of the highlights of this route), this is short break we can keep the costs as low as possible on. You still get to stay in a run of the most inspiring harbour towns at Fowey, Charlestown and Mevagissey whilst walking The Cliffs and Coves of Daphne du Maurier's wild coast line. Discover golden beaches at Lantic Bay, Tall Ships at historic Charlestown and the ancient medieval Fishing Harbour at Polperro. Options to visit The Lost Gardens of Heligan, The Eden Project and even take a gentle adventure up into the wooded creeks of the River Fowey by Canoe

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Pembrokeshire Coast Path South - Amroth to Bosherston

Around 25 miles of generally moderate grade walking in the Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park - what this means

Polkerris Harbour South West Coast Path short walking breaks in Cornwall A classic walk in Wales taking in a great mix of golden beaches, forested headlands and wild rocky coastline over only 2 or 3 days walking. On route overnight in delightful Tenby, visit the monks at Caldey Island, explore Manorbier Castle and look for otters at the Bosherston Lily Ponds ending at the iconic windswept hermits chapel of St Govans. Great walking in between with easy access to the area by train making this a great short break adventure into the far west of Wales    Click here for more information

The Coleridge Way - Exmoor National Park

51 miles - Moderate Grade Walking - what this means - option for a strenuous climb of Dunkery Beacon on Exmoor

Coleridge Way Path Somerset Walking Short Break Self Guided and Luggage Transfer Following in the footsteps of the romantic poet Samuel Coleridge this 3 or 4 day short break completes a delighful route covering not only Exmoor National Park but also the lesser vistited Quantocks and Brendon hills of North Somerset. Rich uplands and moorland scenery mixed with hidden villages, dark forest and leafy valleys this is a route suitable for all with its run of charming pub and tea shop villages to sustain you on the way. Close to Bristol and Exeter this cuts several hours of travelling time out over Cornwall for a quick short break.

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South West Coast Path  - Minehead to Lynmouth / Combe Martin (Somerset and Devon)

Up to 35 miles of moderate to strenuous walking through the coastline of Exmoor National park - what this means

Woolacombe Beach Devon Coastal Path Walking Holiday and Luggage Transfer The first part of the South West Coast Path from Minehead walking from Somerset into Devon is unique to the trail, a section where the wild heatherclad moorland and steep wooded valleys of Exmoor National Park literally roll into the ocean. Walk along the edge of the drama through lush coastal woodland, the Valley of the Rocks and undertake an ascent to climb to the highest point of the whole coast path at Great Hangman. Over night stops in unspoilt little harbours with the option to add in an inland day of walking from the heights of Exe head descending all the way to the coast on the best day of the Two Moors Way via the gorges to Lynmouth

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Short breaks on Dartmoor using the Dartmoor Way

Around 30-40 miles over 3 or 4 days - Mainly Moderate Grade walking with options for Strenuous Routes - what this means

Dartmoor National Park Walking Breaks UK The Dartmoor Way and Two Moors WayIf you don't have time for the full Dartmoor Way route then it breaks down well into two sections East and West. Follow the link to read about the route and then check the options out for details on how to get a short break on whichever section you feel is the most interesting for you. Both sides of the walk are very different and have unique attractions and world class walking.

Experienced Walkers also combine 2 days walking the Dartmoor Way East with a high moorland return on The Two Moors Way giving a challenging 3 day circular walk from Buckfastliegh which includes lots of the highlights of the Moor including the iron age remains at Grimspound, the forested Teign Gorge, Stone Rows and a handful of Tors on the way.

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The Saints Way - Coast to Coast - Mid Cornwall

28 miles   -   10 miles Easy Grade, 18 Moderate - what this means -   2 or 3 days walking

Saints Way Cornwall, South West Walking Holidays and Luggage Transfers Our most popular short break walk with good reason. In just 2 or 3 days walk coast to coast across Cornwall on the route linking the routes of ancient Saints with their Holy Wells, Churches and Celtic Crosses. Climb powerful Helmans Tor, pass lonely standing stones and walk ancient drover tracks through lush hidden valleys. Suitable for all walkers, enjoy the superb restaurants and overnight facilties at Padstow and Fowey two of Cornwall's finest harbour towns at each end of the route. Make the most of your time with a route in Cornwall which is quick to reach from the rest of the Uk and yet presents a "real" side of Cornwall in remote areas missed by most of its visitors.

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  • Remember these are only a few suggestions for walks of this type and you can take a short break on any of our walking routes so just ask !
  • To see ALL our walks use our interactive map which displays all our walking routes in one location with summaries so you can quickly scan all the choices
  • Or contact us and speak to a walking advisor, tell us what your ideal walk would be and we can advise on the closest match for you.

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