Photo Gallery   and Guests' Comments

All of the scenes pictured in this gallery could be seen during a Curlew Guided Walking holiday. There is an amazing diversity of scenery concentrated into this relatively compact corner of England. The comments are extracts from guests' letters who have walked with us recently.

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UK walking holidays and hiking vacations in England - Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria. Small friendly groups, hotels and transport with experienced guides.

Limestone pavement -
Yorkshire Dales
Limestone pavement Blencathra Blencathra -
Lake District
".... thank you for the brilliant week I had with you in the Dales/Lakes last month. I thoroughly enjoyed myself, the company and especially your expertise and knowledge of the area you love so much."
G. Caw, Buckinghamshire
Wood anemones in limestone pavement
Anemones "Just a short note to thank you very much for a great weekend. We enjoyed ourselves tremendously. We'll definitely come again"
C. Rowe, Bucks
High Raise High Raise -
Lake District
"The whole week was a really good holiday and you even managed to organise good weather - or at least avoid the worst."
A. Lewis, West Sussex
River Kent
at Arnside
River Kent Langdale Pikes On the Langdale Pikes - Lake District
Dunnerdale Fells -
Lake District
Dunnerdale Three Peaks Spring snow - Yorkshire Three Peaks
The Howgill Fells The Howgills Mallerstang Mallerstang Edge - Eden Valley "We did enjoy our holiday with you. The walks were superb and of course the hotel was great. Your organisation kept us busy and happy.."
L. Hurst, Gloucestershire
"... I really enjoyed myself and look forward to coming again in the Autumn ... thanks once again for a lovely time."
A. Jeffries, Oxford
Whitbarrow Whitbarrow
- Lake District
Thornton Force Thornton Force
- Yorkshire Dales
".... I now can't wait to plan my next week away. My stay in the Stork was excellent - I can recommend it, friendly and very helpful. Thanks again for a really enjoyable time with great walking."
T. Adams, Berkshire
Ingleborough - Yorkshire Dales Ingleborough Howgill Fells The Howgill Fells

"Thank you for a wonderful first walking holiday experience."
I. Johnson, Pennsylvania

Langdale
Langdale Pikes - Lake District
"I enjoyed the walking and the wonderful scenery .... I must add re your area of the U.K. that its rugged beauty is quite surprising."
L. Grote, Australia
High Cup High Cup in snow - North Pennines
Fell ponies -
Lake District
Fell ponies Lambs Spring lambs -
Lake District
" .... I'd go for that wonderful breeze on the fells any day. Now we share a love of England's Lake District. Thank you for a wonderful holiday."
P. Cauldwell and B. Jennings, Canada
Prehistoric circle Eden Valley
Circle "Thank you again for making this a most enjoyable and informative holiday and for arranging such excellent accommodation"
S M Valentine, Surrey
Castle John of Gaunts Gateway
Lancaster Castle
"Thank you for all your help, kindness and flexibility - I will have no hesitation in using you again and recommending you to others!!"
J. Hill, New Zealand
"It was remarkable how, on a Bank Holiday weekend, you took us on walks where we met hardly anyone and your detailed knowledge of the different areas added to our enjoyment."
M. & S. Morsman,
N. Ireland
"I achieved more (and learned much more!) than I could possibly have done on my own. I felt I was treated as a friend, which I much appreciated."
A. Copperwheat, Leicestershire
"It was a great outing for us and one of the highlights of our vacation - your fans in Texas!"
B & E Henley,
Texas
".... a quick note to thank you for a wonderful 3 days walk. I really enjoyed it, though thanks to you my itch to scramble has got a lot worse. Saludos."
J. Godward,
Brazil
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