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(Lake District Circuit) Towards the Langdale Pikes (Coast to Coast) The head of Haweswater (East Lakes Circuit) Sheep in Kentmere (Tour of the Three Peaks) Pen-y-ghent (Pennine Way North) Hadrian's Wall

Guided walking holidays
Our 2017 programme in the UK

Our 2017 season in the UK runs from either 1 April or 1 May depending on the route, to 30 September. Within this season we offer our West Highland Way trek on scheduled dates. The WHW and all our other UK routes are also available as private guided trips, on your choice of dates.

West Highland Way
Guided walking holiday
Our IMLs lead your guided West Highland Way, in 7 stages from Milngavie to Fort William
Scottish Highlands
7 stages
What does guided mean?
Your trip is led by our International Mountain Leaders: our highly experienced guides who are such good company in the hills. Join a scheduled trip, or come as a private group on your choice of dates.

Guided or self-guided?
Join a group, or bring your own
Our guided walking holidays offer scheduled departures open to all, whether solo travellers, couples or small groups of family or friends. If you prefer, we can run a private trip on dates you choose.

About our walking holidays (FAQs)

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Alpine Exploratory provides a uniquely detailed and up-to-date coverage of trekking routes in the Alps and the UK. This knowledge lets us book superb holidays for our enthusiastic trekkers.

We are a small team based in Edinburgh in the UK. 2016 will be our 12th Summer in the Alps and the 10th on our UK routes.

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