We had the following breaks in 2012.
Ambleside – 3rd to 5th February 2012
We stayed at the Water Edge Inn, which is by the lake where you catch the boats.
Anglesey – 24th to 26th February 2012
We stayed at the Bulkeley Hotel Beaumaris, overlooking the Menai Straights and the Snowdon Hills.
Malham – 2nd to 4th March 2012
We stayed at Beck Hall, in the centre of this delightful Yorkshire village.
Runswick Bay – 23rd to 25th March 2012
We stayed at the Runswick Bay Hotel in this lovely coastal village.
Thwaite – 3rd to 5th April 2012
Accommodation was at the Kearton Country Hotel in Swaledale. Walks included Kidson Falls, Gunnerside Gill, Keld, Reeth, Muker & Arkengarthdale. See here for the walks.
West Witton – 20th to 22nd April 2012
Accommodation was at the Old Star guest house. A beautiful area with walks to Aysgarth, West Burton, Leyburn Middleham castle. See here for last year’s walks.
Bamburgh – 29th April to 1st May 2012
We stayed at The Sunningdale Hotel in this peaceful and historic area of Northumberland. Walks included across the causeway to Holy Island, a visit to Craster and walk near Bamburgh and Dunstanburgh castles.
Disley and Lyme Park – 27th to 29th May 2012
A popular new venue last year (see here) we stayed at the Moorside Grange Hotel and explore Lyme Park, Whalley Bridge and Todbrook reservoir.
Whitby – 18th to 20th June 2012
We stayed at the Riviera, which overlooks the sea and abbey, with cliff top walks to Robin Hoods Bay or Runswick Bay.
Kilburn – 24th to 26th July 2012
Accommodation is at the Foresters Inn and walks included the “White Horse” of Kilburn, Sutton Bank, Helmsley and Rievaux Abbey. See here for last years walks.
Hayfield – 12th to 14th August 2012
Walks included Kinder Scout.
Conwy – 28th to 30th August 2012
Same time as last year for the yellow and purple of the gorse and heather, fantastic!
Ashbourne – 21st to 23rd September 2012
We stayed at the Miraj Hotel for some delightful walks in Dovedale.
Llangollen – 30th September 2012 to 2nd October 2012
We stayed at the Abbey Grange hotel, at the foot of the Horseshoe Pass. Only 400 metres from the hotel are the lovely ruins of Vale Crucis Abbey, nearby are the Horseshoe Falls, the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and the magnificent Castell Dinas Bran.
Pateley Bridge – 14th to 16th October 2012
We stayed at Harefield Hall in Nidderdale and walks include the dramatic Brimham rocks, parts of the Nidderdale Way and Howstean Gorge.
Goathland – 1st to 4th November 2012
A 3 night break staying at the excellent Malyan Spout hotel in Goathland. At this time of the year the Autumn colours are truly beautiful. We also visited the amazing Hole of Horcum.
Grassington – 16th to 18th November 2012
Our accommodation was at the Devonshire, in the centre of Grassington’s market square. Walks included Kilnsey Crag, Burnsal and Hebden Gill, Linton Falls and church.
Our most popular break is at New Year (30th December 2012 to 1st January 2013).