Key tips for dog walking holidays in the UK

Key tips for dog walking holidays in the UK

We have put together some key tips for dog walking holidays in the UK  Covered in a  separate blog is  how best to approach cattle when walking with your dog. Key tips for dog walking holidays in the UK Planning ahead! Check that your dog’s collar and...
James Bond and his Dorset connections

James Bond and his Dorset connections

As we look forward to the latest James Bond film, “No time to Die ” finally to be released this Spring, I wanted to share with you some amazing Dorset connections to the iconic fictitious British spy. Ian Fleming, the author and creator of the James Bond stories...
The Smugglers of Dorset

The Smugglers of Dorset

When discussing the Smugglers of Dorset it is worth remembering that every cove, fishing village and harbour in the British Isles has tales of smuggling. Indeed, a significant cross section of Dorset folk supplemented their meagre incomes by moonlighting. Butchers,...
Dog walking and cattle

Dog walking and cattle

In this blog, I try to address the best procedure when walking with your dog, particularly important when crossing unfamiliar landscapes on a dog walking holiday and cattle  may be on the path. If you are a regular countryside walker with your dog, you will...
Walking Dorset’s Jubilee trail

Walking Dorset’s Jubilee trail

Walking Dorset’s Jubilee TrailDorset’s Jubilee Trail is one of several long distance trails which cross the county. The trails coincide at times, but each offers something different to the walker, some include a combination of rural and coastal walks,...
Walking the Wessex Ridgeway

Walking the Wessex Ridgeway

Walking Dorset’s Wessex RidgewayDorset is blessed with a spectacular coastline and beautiful undulating countryside making the area a walkers paradise.  There are several long distance trails, which cross the county, at times following the same route, but...
The Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway

The last train on the Swanage Railway left Swanage for Wareham in January 1972, 87 years since it began operation. During the summer of this year British rail lifted the tracks and melted them down while the sleepers were sold to local farmers and in just seven weeks...
Top tips when walking in winter or early spring

Top tips when walking in winter or early spring

When walking in winter or early spring it can be tempting to pull up the drawbridge and wait until spring has fully sprung before you start your walking adventures for the year but the winter can be a particularly rewarding time to get out and to enjoy the...
Self-Guided walking holidays – What are they then?

Self-Guided walking holidays – What are they then?

Essentially we offer two kinds of walking holiday Guided and Self-Guided Walking Holidays. Both types are pretty self-explanatory, but we thought it would be worth discussing what each actually means when you are on a Footscape walking holiday. Self-Guided Walking...