Author Archives: Matthew Usherwood

Top #pembrokeshirecoastpath Posts on Instagram.

Welcome to my weekly roundup of top long distance trails on Instagram. This week its the top Pembrokeshire Coast Path posts on Instagram. Here are my roundups View this post on Instagram Sunset tonight in Tenby A post shared by … Read More

The best walks for first time long distance hikers

The decision to take on a Thru-Hike in the United States (for example, not picking on you USA), is not one to be taken lightly. A tonne of prep needs to be done, you may need to quit your day … Read More

Please don’t fly.

Please just stay at home. Seriously, stay at home, don’t get on that plane, with your around the world ticket, or even cross-Atlantic ticket to see Europe (or to see the states), meanwhile worrying about environmentalism and preaching how we … Read More

How to plan your walking holiday with Trvl

In this easily digestible series of articles, I will share with you simple, and free travel tools you can use to make your own arrangements along long distance walks within the UK. I’ve personally used these tools before and found … Read More

The Dales Way Frequently Asked Questions

Considering walking the Dales Way walking route? The Dales Way is a fabulous long distance path, stretching from Ilkley in the Yorkshire Dales to Windermere in the Lake District National Park. How long is the Dales Way? The Dales Way … Read More

Recommendations for a two week walk in the UK

So you have two weeks to spare. Congratulations, that in itself is quite an achievement! Now, you are probably wondering what to do with it? You have thought about lying on a beach, but honestly, you want some alone time, … Read More

Yorkshire Wold’s Way 6 Night, 7 Day Itinerary

If your walking the Yorkshire Wold’s Way and need a 8 Night, 7 Day itinerary please feel free to download my free itinerary by clicking here. It contains my first pick of accommodation for each night, meaning that you get … Read More


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5 Things you need to know before your long distance walk in England

This is an article of honesty. I’m putting it all out there to hopefully advise you on some things you need to be aware of before you walk in England. Hopefully it doesn’t stop you in your tracks, and kill … Read More

Here are 10 reasons why you need to try a self guided walking holiday

Enjoying a self guided walking holiday is one of the fastest growing trends in modern travel. Group trips appeal when you want to meet others, be immersed in an experience with strangers, who soon become friends. However for others, the … Read More