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Family cycling and walking summer holiday in the Derbyshire Dales

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For a great summer holiday for families, HF Holidays suggests its seven-night Family Walking & Cycling holiday in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales.

UK (PRUnderground) June 20th, 2013

For a great summer holiday for families, HF Holidays – the UK’s largest walking and leisure activity holiday organisation which is celebrating its Centenary in 2013 – suggests its seven-night Family Walking & Cycling holiday in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales.

Designed for the whole family to enjoy, the holiday is fully-guided with routes – offering a choice of short, medium or long cycle rides – on three days on traffic-free and level disused railway tracks and tarmac surfaces through the scenic limestone countryside of the White Peak.

Highlights include pedalling along the Tissington Trail with a visit to the charming village of Tissington and on the Manifold Track through a tree-lined valley with rocky outcrops as well as riding the Monsal Trail.

On a further two days there’s a choice of easy, medium or hard guided walks with options heading into the Derwent Valley and along the Cromford Canal towpath to Arkwright’s Mill as well as along the Gritstone Edges and through the Chatsworth estate to Bakewell.

Cycle hire is included, as is lots of family fun at the company’s Peveril of the Peak Country House in the village of Thorpe and less than a mile from the famous stepping stones across the River Dove.

The cost of this seven-night holiday starting 17 August is £699 per adult, children 11 to 17 years are £359 each, whilst the cost for each child under 11 is £49 (child prices when sharing with parents). These prices include full-board accommodation, the full holiday programme, cycle hire and the services of HF Holidays’ leaders.

Grandparents accompanying a family booking – at least two full-paying adults and one child – receive a 10% discount.

About HF Holidays

HF Holidays has been helping people enjoy the great outdoors for nearly 100 years. Today over 50,000 people come on holiday with us every year. They come for the walking. They come for the activities. They come for the fun. They come for the food. And they come for the high quality accommodation. It’s why we’re Britain’s biggest walking and outdoor leisure holiday specialists.

Background info:

* Founded in 1913, HF Holidays is a co-operative society arranging walking, outdoor and
leisure activity holidays for 50,000 people each year (for non-members, a £5 associate fee
is payable per holiday).
* Options range from guided walking breaks and self-guided trails in Britain to challenging
ascents Worldwide. The leisure activities range includes art, music, literature and mindand-body holidays.
* HF Holidays is the recommended walking holiday partner of the Ramblers, Britain’s
walking charity (ramblers.org.uk), and supports the work of the Ramblers through
membership initiatives and charitable donations.
* HF Holidays has 20 Houses in the UK’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural
Beauty as well as independent hotels for overseas holidays.
* HF Holidays’ walks leaders are passionate about walking and keen to share their
experience with guests (after passing a rigorous selection course).
* HF Holidays is committed to Responsible Tourism, contributing to environmental projects
around the UK – such as footpath maintenance – through its Pathways Fund and
supporting local Air Ambulance and Mountain Rescue teams as well as charities in Kenya
and South Africa.
* Voted Best Large Tour Operator by Guardian and Observer readers 2010, 2011 and 2012,
with a 2012 satisfaction score of 98 per cent. Also Best Large Short Break Operator 2011
and 2012.
* In recent research (March 2012) carried out by Which?, HF Holidays achieved
Recommended Provider Status receiving an overall customer satisfaction score of 94%.
* HF Holidays is a member of ABTOT and is ATOL protected.

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