Journeys 2020

All Journeying holidays are fully inclusive of accommodation, transport from the starting point of the holiday (you will need to get yourself to the starting point), entrance fees and meals excepting casual refreshments and where half-board arrangements exist. To make a booking, please go to the Bookings page. We grade each type of walk by length and terrain covered so you can choose the right holiday to suit you. To find out more go to the Walk Grading page. Also, please remember to book early due to the small size of our groups.

Mull, Iona and Staffa, Scotland

Date

27th April - 4th May

Nights

7

Cost

£875 single £700 sharing with partner/friend (Please note on the booking form the name of the person you want to share with). Full board including packed lunches for excursions, entry to Duart Castle and Iona Abbey, ferry to Iona, cruise to Staffa…

Description

The Isle of Mull is the second largest island of the Inner Hebrides group, lying just west of Oban. The main town, Tobermory, which takes its name from Tobar Maire (Mary’s Well), is famous for its quaint coloured cottages lining…

Walks and Excursions

April can be the most perfect month in Scotland, with soft skies breathing peacefully after the storms of winter, flowers beginning to show themselves, birch trees with new leaves that hold the golden light. The temperatures tend to be around…

Accommodation

7 nights at Arle Lodge, close to the shore at Aros, a tiny hamlet between Salen and Tobermory. It has ten rooms for single or shared occupancy, some of them en suite. There is a large comfortable open plan sitting/dining/kitchen…

Getting there

Train, bus or car to the ferry port at Oban from where we will catch the ferry to Craignure. Arrival: Monday 27 April: Ideally meet at Oban Ferry Terminal at 1.30pm for the 2pm ferry to Craignure on Monday. If…

Contact

Paddy Allen +44 (0)1369 705458 / +44(0)7810746121 paddyallen27@gmail.com)

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North Wales Odyssey

Date

16th-23rd May

Nights

7

Cost

£770 single room £680 per person for a shared twin room. Please note on the booking form the name of the person you want to share with.

Description

North Wales has a combination of a beautiful coastline, valleys, hills, rivers and mountains. Steeped in Christianity – brought by the Romans and nurtured by hundreds of saints – the area has many “thin places”. These are locations where…

Walks and Excursions

Celynin's Holy Well: After driving to Rowen, a village in the Conwy Valley we will afford look round the Methodist church before taking an hour’s walk up to the chapel which provides an excellent lunch stop. Aber Falls: …

Accommodation

St Augustine’s Priory, Old Colwyn, North Wales. Known as the House of Prayer, this retreat centre provides mostly single rooms, all en suite. The accommodation includes a library, an art room and a garden complete with labyrinth. …

Getting there

By Train: the nearest station is Colwyn Bay. We may be able to pick you up from the station if you let us know the time of your arrival. Otherwise it is about a 10 minute taxi ride. By…

Contact

Rosemary Clarke +44 (0)1624 843 262, rosemary.clarke@googlemail.com Co-leader: Karen Garrett.

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Brecon Beacons and Llangors Lake, Wales: By Gentle Waters

Date

Friday 22nd - Monday 25th May

Nights

3

Cost

£385. All rooms, single occupancy.

Description

Langasty Retreat House sits beside the shores of Llangors Lake just 6 miles to the south-east of Brecon. It is a haven of peace amongst some of the most stunning scenery and historical landscapes in southern Britain, yet is only…

Walks and Excursions

Among other wanderings, we have two main walks; one on Saturday and one on Sunday. On Saturday we head for the hills, on Sunday we stay close to the shore. Saturday’s walk is graded medium in length (no more than 7…

Accommodation

Three nights at spacious Llangasty Retreat House, formerly a large Victorian Rectory, standing in its own grounds, overlooking Llangors lake; in single rooms (with shared facilities), Breakfast, Lunch (packed on Saturday) and Evening meal, are all provided by the house…

Getting there

Please arrive at the Retreat from 3 p.m. Car parking is available. We can pick up from Abergavenny Railway Station during the afternoon, if preferred.

Contact

David Gleed +44(0)7896 285839, davidgleed2@gmail.com) and Duncan Weaver.

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Way of St David Pilgrimage, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Date

27th June-3rd July; 18th-24th July; 15th-21st August

Nights

6

Cost

£790 for a single occupancy room. £690 per person for a shared twin room. Please note on the booking form the name of the person you want to share with.

Description

In medieval times the pilgrimage route to St Davids was as important a destination as the Camino in Spain. Indeed, in 1123 the Pope declared that two pilgrimages to St Davids were the equivalent of one to Rome and three…

Walks and Excursions

For five consecutive days we will walk around 20km (13 miles) on what Lonely Planet describes as the finest coast path in the world. Day one takes us from Llangwm to Gelliswick Bay near Milford Haven. Day two is from…

Accommodation

Although we will be going on five sequential linear walks, we'll be staying at a single location in a cozy self-catering cottage in the former fishing village of Llangwm. This enables us all to stay in one house together and…

Getting there

Please arrive on Saturday between 2pm and 4pm in time for a walk around the beautiful former fishing village of Llangwm at 4pm. For people arriving by train the nearest station is Haverfordwest, the county town of Pembrokeshire. We'll be…

Contact

Iain Tweedale (07904 042976 tweedale.iain@gmail.com)

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Croagh Patrick - Ireland's Holy Mountain

Date

Monday 13th to Saturday 18th July

Nights

6

Cost

£785 or £930 (see below for details)

Description

Having prepared over winter in the nearby hamlet of Aghagower, Saint Patrick set out for the Holy mountain on Shrove Saturday in the year 441. On the summit he spent forty days in prayer before returning to Aghagower to celebrate…

Walks and Excursions

During our time in the west we will walk to the summit of the Holy Mountain, visit Aghagower with its famous Round Tower, Ballintubber Abbey – the only Church in Ireland still in daily use which was founded by an…

Accommodation

We have two cottages at the foot of Croagh Patrick, both with views directly onto the Holy mountain. We self-cater as a group, with the leaders doing the cooking and everyone helping with meal preparation and clearing of tables. Accommodation…

Getting there

Option 1: Arrive Croagh Patrick cottages from 3pm on the 13th. Car parking is available. We can pick up from Westport Railway Station during the afternoon, if preferred. Option 2: Meet the leaders in Pembroke Dock, Wales, at 1.30pm. on…

Contact

David Gleed +44 (0)7896 285839, davidgleed2@gmail.com) and Steve Evemy

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The Irish Camino Experience

Date

22nd-27th March

Nights

5

Cost

£795 for single occupancy, discounted to £695 for a shared room when booked with a friend or partner. Please note on the booking form the name of the person you will be sharing with and your preference for a double…

Description

The Irish Camino Experience comprises a series of iconic trails in Ireland's Ancient East. Pilgrimage is a time to pause our lives and take stock. It is an opportunity to get away from the day to day to think about…

Walks and Excursions

Day 1: Welcome to Waterford On the day of arrival, there is a welcoming reception in Waterford Treasures Museum for our visitors. Waterford is Ireland’s oldest city and was founded by the Vikings in the 9th Century. It was taken…

Accommodation

Our accommodation is in Browne’s Townhouse, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford (6 days, 5 nights). It is the perfect base for our Camino Experience. Rooms vary from single, to twin, to family so it would help if you had friends to share…

Getting there

Our meeting point is the lobby of the Tower Hotel, on the quays in Waterford. Please aim to arrive in Waterford City by 3pm on the first day of your Irish Camino. For guests coming from the UK, we will…

Contact

With Phil and Elaine Brennan from Waterford Camino Tours and Iain Tweedale from Journeying. For more information please contact Phil and Elaine at info@waterfordcamino.com +353 (87) 994 7921 or Iain at tweedale.iain@gmail.com +44 (0)7904 042976.

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