5 of the Best Walking Holidays with Days Inn UK

15 March 2013

5 of the Best Walking Holidays with Days Inn UK

With Spring on it's way, a stay at one of our 15 Days Inn Hotels is a great way to stretch your legs as well as rest them. The UK is one of the most popular walking holiday destinations in the world, with an almost endless choice of national parks, forests, mountains and beach walks to choose from. Here we have put together some of the best places to test your rambling shoes and get some fresh air:


Immerse yourself in the beauty and quiet majesty of the Lake District with a break at our Days Inn hotel in Kendal. Kendal is a historic market town situated on the edge of the Lake District, with two castles, two museums and a host of friendly restaurants and cafes. The English Lake District has a range of walks to suit all levels, from scaling challenging peaks to gentle strolls by the stunning lakes. Exploring the Lake District by foot is a marvellous way to see one of Britain’s most unspoilt landscapes.


This charming Gloucestershire town of red and yellow brick houses and preserved medieval buildings sits on the River Severn and boasts some lovely walks along the most picturesque stretch of this magnificent river. Tewkesbury’s most famous landmark is Tewksbury Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery and one of the finest examples of Norman architecture still in existence. For the ambitious rambler follow the Severn Way to Gloucester, Berkeley Castle and on to the Severn Estuary.


Our hotel in Chesterfield is ideally located for exploring the Peak District and is only about 25 minutes' drive from the cities of Derby, Sheffield and Nottingham. The Peak District offers walks for all ages and abilities from gentle rambles and hilly hikes to serious expeditions in the high ground moorland of the northern edge. There's also plenty in the way of family fun and history.


The Days Inn in Durham offers guests the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful walking countryside in England. Wander along the banks of the River Wear, tackle the Pennine Way or head for Durham’s majestic Heritage coast — these special landscapes will appeal to walkers of all persuasions.


The Staffordshire Way stretches for 92 miles from Mow Cop Castle on the fringe of the Peak District in North Staffordshire to Kinver Edge in the south of the county, passing through Churnet Valley, Trent Valley, Cannock Chase and the parkland of Chillington Hall along the way. Passing through wild fields, wooded paths and winding country tracks, it’s a wonderfully English walk that’s perfect for summertime strolls and picnics.

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