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Active Traveller - Dovedale Derbyshire Peaks

Active Traveller - Dovedale Derbyshire Peaks

A 4 day walking holiday to Derbyshire's Peak District, Dovedale in partnership with hf Holidays. A guided gentle walking holiday designed to see some magnificient views, staying at The 3* Peveril of the Peak Country House

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Contrast the solitude and magnificent views of heather moorland and rocky escarpments with the pastoral patchwork and traditional villages of the limestone dales. Our Country House sits a skip away from Dove Dale’s famous gorge – a world of sheers walls, stepping stones and rock spires – the perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts alike.

 

Look What’s Included

 

  • Door to Door service

  • Transfers to/from Henley-in-Arden to your chosen centre

  • 3 or 4 nights full board from dinner on day of arrival to breakfast on day of departure including packed lunches on Tue, Wed & Thu

  • Expert Guides for your chosen walks

  • All centres are staffed by a friendly, caring and knowledgeable team, who will be on hand to offer advice and assistance throughout your stay

 

Not included: Lunches on First and Last Days. Porterage of Luggage. (Please note our coach does not stay in resort)

 

 

GENTLE WALKING HOLIDAYS

With hf holidays – For independent travellers and walkers of all levels!

 

We are pleased to continue with themed walking holidays with our partners at hf holidays – the award-winning experts in Guided Walking and Self-guided walking holidays, with over 100 years of experience in delivering unforgettable memories all based on their 3* and 4* Country Houses set in stunning surroundings.

 

New for 2019 hf holidays are including a range of ‘Gentle Walking’ itineraries – an easier variation of Guided Walking, still with a daily choice of three walks, but with an ‘entry level’ that covers only 3 to 4 miles with some sightseeing in the local area.

 

Nobody knows the best places to walk like HF Holidays and with their knowledgeable guides you’ll never be short of some inside story on local features, viewpoints – and quite possibly, if you press them the best pubs too!

 

So, from the easiest of rambles, to more intensive hillside challenges, now is the time to lace up your boots and get outside and explore the great outdoors. Please note that all walks travel at a leisurely pace, so that you can appreciate the countryside you are experiencing. No walks are compulsory, and you can be as active as you wish.

Country House Overview – All are within National Parks or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Each offering a unique holiday experience; from legendary packed lunches to dedicated boot rooms, maps and books galore, lounges to lounge in, bars to relax and socialise in and quiet corners to read in.

 

On all Tours, we will spend time outdoors regardless of the weather.

Please bring sensible, waterproof clothing and walking boots, as it can be wet and muddy, and occasions involves crossing becks. Our Active Traveller Holiday itineraries often include walks over uneven ground which may prove challenging for those customers with reduced and limited mobility.

 

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Friday

Following our door to door home collection we drive to the Derbyshire Dales to our hotel - The Peveril of the Peak for our 3-night stay.

Sat - Sun

Two days of gentle walking - Option 1 (Half Day Gentle Walk up to 3-4 Miles). Option 2 (6-8 Miles) Option 3 (9-11 Miles) - The choice is all yours!
Gentle Walks include trails through the Dovedale Gorge, views from the Roaches ridge and Crich Strand. Also, the Chatsworth Estate is a 'must see' on the way to the market town of Bakewell. Medium Walks take us through the Dales and the Peak District hills including routes in the Manifold and Derwent Valleys. Longer Walks take in the gritstone Stanage Edge to Hathersage, Froggatt Edge and the summit of Shining Tor.
At the time of going to print, the exact programme of walks for 2019 was yet to be finalised.

Mon

Homeward Bound.

Your Hotel

 

The Peveril of the Peak, Dovedale

Named after the novel by Sir Walter Scott, our Country House hotel is set in extensive grounds, less than a mile from Dove Dale Gorge with 44 bedrooms

 

Hotel Facilities:

                

  • Comfortable bar

  • Lounge

  • Terrace and extensive grounds

  • En Suite Bedrooms 

  • TV 

  • Hospitality Tray 

  • Hairdryer 

  • No Lift

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

 

4 Day Walking Holiday

Fri 1 – Mon 4 Nov 2019

£395

 

All accommodation prices are based on the hf holiday ‘Good Room’ category (Formerly known as ‘Classic Room’). On all venues there is an opportunity to upgrade to the hf category ‘Better Room’ (formerly known as their ‘Premium’ standard). See prices below.

 

Tour Deprarts: 10.30am

Tour Returns: 4.30pm

    

Supplements

 

Double Room for Sole Use: £24 

‘Better’ Room Upgrade: £22

Holiday Insurance: £28 (IPT included)

 

Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain.

 

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Henley in Arden Depot Park & Ride, Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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