Celebrate National Walking Month this May with a Premier Cottages stay
May is National Walking Month, the ideal time to get outdoors and stretch the legs. Walking is a simple, free and easy way to become healthier, it can also reduce stress and increase happiness, so why not book a break with strolls from the door?
CELEBRATE NATIONAL WALKING MONTH THIS MAY WITH
A PREMIER COTTAGE STAY
9th April 2019: May is National Walking Month, the ideal time to get outdoors and stretch the legs. Walking is a simple, free and easy way to become healthier, it can also reduce stress and increase happiness, so why not book a break with strolls from the door?
Premier Cottages has plenty of properties close to some top walks. Choose from:
Yorkshire Wolds: High Barn Cottages, Yorkshire
The Yorkshire Wolds Way presents 79 miles of chalky valleys, rolling countryside, ancient villages and picturesque market towns. Along the trail, walkers can take in the deserted medieval town of Wharram Percy, enjoy views from Humber Bridge and are almost guaranteed to see hares and red kites.
High Barn Cottages has five sleeps four cottages within one mile of the trail and the spectacular Yorkshire Heritage Coast Line, which is an ideal location to spot wildlife, visit stately homes and gardens and stroll on a choice of beaches. A three-night stay for four in Heritage Escapes’ The Hayloft arriving 3rd or 17th May is £465. A seven-night stay arriving 20th May is £840 (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01262 674932) Images here
Pembrokeshire Coast Path: Cwm Connell Coastal Cottages, Pembrokeshire
Taking in some of the UK’s most picturesque beaches, Britain’s smallest city
and a rich tapestry of Iron Age and Tudor relics, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path provides a varied selection of walks for all abilities. A short walk from Cwm Connell Coastal Cottages, down through a wooded valley, brings guests to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and Ceibwr cove.
The cottages have a mini-spa to treat achy muscles after a day of walking with a hot-tub and sauna. A three-night stay in Cwm Connell Coastal Cottages’ sleeps four Yr Ydlan cottage arriving 10th May is £420. A seven-night stay arriving 3rd May is £780 (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 07779 365545) Images here
The Pennine Way: Swainsley Farm, Staffordshire
One of the UK’s most famous walks, the Pennine Way passes through three National Parks, 20 sites of Special Scientific Interest and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Twenty five miles from the start of the Pennine Way at Edale is Swainsley Farm in the Peak District National Park. The farm is located directly above the Manifold Trail and the Tissington Trail is only three miles away and the High Peak Trail just four miles from the property. There are also walks straight from the door and there are a range of adult road and mountain bikes for active guests to use free of charge.
A three-night stay for two in Swainsley Farm’s Old Byre arriving 10th May is £405. A seven-night stay arriving 13th May is £540 (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01298 84530)
South West Coastal Path: Rosehill Lodges, Cornwall
With 630 miles of superb coastline, The South West Coastal Path is one of the longest of the country’s National Trails. Gorgeous beaches, intimate coves and dramatic headlands define the trail and Rosehill Lodges make a fantastic base from which to explore them. Comprising ten five-star timber lodges in Porthtowan, each lodge has a hot tub and is just five-minutes from a local Blue Flag beach, village shops and multiple restaurants. A three-night stay in Rosehill Lodges’ sleeps six Wheal Clarence arriving 10th May is £696. A seven-night stay arriving 17th May is £896 (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01209 891920) Images here
Cateran Trail and The Cairngorms: Culdee Cottage, Scotland
Made famous by 16th and 17th century cattle thieves, the Cateran Trail is a circular walking route in Perthshire and the Angus Glens. The trail offers gorgeous highland views and passes through delightful villages that are ideal for recharging with a hearty lunch or tea. Culdee Cottage is just five minutes’ walk from the trail, seven miles from the trail’s starting point in Blairgowrie and twenty minutes from the mighty Cairngorms, with its spectacularly clean lochs, native forests and rich wildlife.
Culdee Cottage makes an excellent place to relax after a day of walking, with a cosy log burner and opportunities for fishing in the River Isla running alongside the three-quarter acre garden. A three-night stay in Culdee Cottage for up to four guests arriving 3rd May is £300. A six-night stay arriving 20th May is £530 (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01575 560413). Images here
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