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    Britain's Best Dog-Friendly Walking Trails

    DogWith an abundance of fresh air and wide open spaces, a long-distance walking holiday can be a wonderful experience for dogs and humans alike. Over the last 14 years, Absolute Escapes have 'sniffed out' the best dog-friendly walking trails in the UK.

    Read on to discover Britain's best hiking trails which can be booked with dogs ...

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    Britain's Best Walking Trails to Spot Amazing Wildlife

    Red deer stag

    The UK’s walking trails are well known for their stunning scenery. But what about the wildlife which could be hiding just around the corner?

    We've put together a list of our favourite walking trails in the UK to spot amazing wildlife ...

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    A Treasure Hunt on Ancient Orkney

    Sine on the way to OrkneyThe archipelago of Orkney is a treasure trove for history-lovers. With Neolithic standing stones, brochs, and ancient villages sitting alongside a Viking cathedral and a Medieval palace, where do you begin?

    Sine from the Absolute Escapes team set off on a treasure hunt for ancient Orkney's best historic sites ...

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    Castles, Coast & Cairngorms: Discovering Scotland's New Road Trip

    Dunnottar Castle

    Ancient castles, dramatic mountains, warming whisky, diverse wildlife, picturesque seaside villages, abundant seafood, scenic golf courses and stunning coastal landscapes: The North East 250 is Scotland’s most recently-launched driving route.

    Katia from the Absolute Escapes team set off on a road trip through north east Scotland.

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    Hiking England's Most Jaw-Dropping Coastline

    CJ from Absolute Escapes on the SWCPThe South West Coast Path stretches for 630 miles around the epic coastline of south west England. The 78 mile section from Westward Ho! to Padstow offers staggering scenery and idyllic villages away from the crowds.

    Caitlin from the Absolute Escapes team continued her South West Coast Path love-affair with a hike from Devon into Cornwall ... 

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    Unearthing Ayrshire: The Land That Inspired Robert Burns

    Caitlin Rush in AyrshireThe region of Ayrshire in south west Scotland is bursting with superb scenery and fantastic historic sites, yet remains undiscovered by most visitors. 

    Caitlin Rush travelled to Ayrshire to discover the landscape which so inspired Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns ...

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    Tackling The Pennine Way: Britain's Classic Walking Trail

    Jason from Absolute Escapes walking the Pennine Way

    The Pennine Way is Britain's oldest National Trail, gaining a reputation as one of the toughest but most rewarding long-distance walks in the country. 

    Jason from the Absolute Escapes team tackled the 90 mile stretch from Edale in the Peak District National Park to the Yorkshire village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale. 

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    An Outlander-Inspired Journey Around Scotland's Historic Sites

    Megan at Callendar HouseThe epic Outlander series has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of people around the world, with Scotland's dramatic scenery and historic sites featuring as a backdrop to the gripping storyline. 

    Megan from the Absolute Escapes team presents her favourite Outlander filming sites in Scotland ...

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    The Ultimate Short Walks in Scotland

    Stac Pollaidh, Wester Ross

    With some of the most varied scenery in the world condensed into a relatively small country - wherever you go in Scotland, there is usually a wonderful short walk nearby.

    The thrill-seeking Absolute Escapes team are forever exploring the country, and we have compiled our list of the ultimate short walks across the country ...

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    A Hike Through North East Scotland on the Moray Way

    Katia from Absolute Escapes walking the Moray Way

    Combining the popular Speyside Way with the Dava Way and the Moray Coast Trail - the Moray Way forms a circuit of 95 miles (153 km) through some of the most beautiful and varied landscapes in north east Scotland. 

    Katia from the Absolute Escapes team set off to hike the trail from Findhorn to Fochabers ...

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