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The Pace of a Tour

Our tours are suitable for the majority of people, with an average level of fitness and mobility. They often involve full days of sightseeing and agricultural visits, with some walking, sometimes on uneven ground, and climbing steps. Periods of standing can be anticipated, especially on agricultural visits.

When a tour is returning to the same hotel it is possible to take a ‘rest day’ if required, though not surprisingly, we do find that on the whole people do not want to miss out on a day’s activities.

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B
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We have graded our tours by physical activity to make it easier for you to choose the type of holiday you would like and to ensure that your holiday suits your physical abilities.

A to D with A being the least active and D being the most.

What level of activity each tour involves

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Category A

A relaxed tour with leisurely physical activity and staying in one or two hotels throughout. Some walking is anticipated on sightseeing and agricultural visits. Walking on uneven ground and cobbles with the possibility of climbing steps can be anticipated. Some periods of standing can be expected.

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Category B

A tour with moderate physical activity staying at a variety of hotels throughout. Includes longer & shorter days, some walking is anticipated on uneven ground and cobbles with the possibility of climbing steps. Periods of standing are inevitable.

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Category C

A busy tour staying in a number of hotels, climate and local conditions will possibly make the tour feel more active. The tour includes longer & shorter days. Climbing steps, walking on uneven ground/pavements is anticipated in addition to periods of standing. For this tour we would suggest you are able to easily walk a minimum of ½ mile in comfort and at a steady pace.

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Category D

This tour is unsuitable for anyone with walking difficulties. Some aspects of the tour, particularly agricultural and sightseeing visits, involve walking over uneven terrain and climbing steps. The country does not have the facilities available in many western countries regarding accessibility. For this tour we would suggest you can easily walk a minimum of 1 mile in comfort and at a steady pace.

Narrow it down here:

Please see below a list of all our tours currently scheduled and listed in order of pace.

Poland
Poland

16th to 24th May 2024

Poland

C

Croatia
Croatia

22nd Sept to 1st Oct 2024

Croatia

B

Vietnam
Vietnam

January 2025

Vietnam

D

South America
South America

February 2025

South America

D

Portugal
Portugal

April 2025

Portugal

B

Peru
Peru

April 2025

Peru

D

Jersey
Jersey

May 2025

Jersey

A

American Rockies
American Rockies

June 2025

American Rockies

D

Perthshire
Perthshire

September 2025

Perthshire

B

Kenya & Tanzania
Kenya & Tanzania

October 2025

Kenya & Tanzania

D

South America
South America

November 2025

South America

D

Vietnam
Vietnam

21st Jan to 6th Feb 2024

Vietnam

D

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

21st March to 6th April 2024

Sri Lanka

D

Lake Garda
Lake Garda

25th April to 4th May 2024

Lake Garda

A

Austria
Austria

24th May to 2nd June 2024

Austria

B

Norway
Norway

6th to 14th June 2024

Norway

B

Southern Hebrides
Southern Hebrides

7th to 14th September 2024

Southern Hebrides

B

Heart of Africa
Heart of Africa

21st Oct to 1st Nov 2024

Heart of Africa

D

Tuscany & Rome
Tuscany & Rome

1st to 9th September 2024

Tuscany & Rome

C

Atlantic Canada
Atlantic Canada

27th Sept to 11th Oct 2024

Atlantic Canada

C

New Zealand
New Zealand

February 2025

New Zealand

C

Costa Rica
Costa Rica

March 2025

Costa Rica

D

Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland

April 2025

Republic of Ireland

B

River Cruise tbc
River Cruise tbc

May 2025

River Cruise tbc

A

Austria
Austria

May 2025

Austria

B

Czechia
Czechia

June 2025

Czechia

C

River Cruise tbc
River Cruise tbc

September 2025

River Cruise tbc

A

Atlantic Canada
Atlantic Canada

October 2025

Atlantic Canada

C

New Zealand
New Zealand

November 2025

New Zealand

C

New Zealand
New Zealand

10th Feb to 5th Mar 2024

New Zealand

C

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland

25th April to 1st May 2024

Northern Ireland

B

Costa Rica
Costa Rica

28th April to 11th May 2024

Costa Rica

D

2nd Danube River Cruise
2nd Danube River Cruise

3rd to 12th June 2024

2nd Danube River Cruise

A

American Rockies
American Rockies

29th May to 13th June 2024

American Rockies

D

Germany & The Black Forest
Germany & The Black Forest

16th to 25th Sept 2024

Germany & The Black Forest

B

South America
South America

3rd to 27th November 2024

South America

D

North Wales
North Wales

15th to 20th Sept 2024

North Wales

B

Southern Cyprus
Southern Cyprus

30th Oct to 6th Nov 2024

Southern Cyprus

B

A Taste of India
A Taste of India

February 2025

A Taste of India

D

Japan
Japan

March 2025

Japan

D

Lake Garda
Lake Garda

April 2025

Lake Garda

A

Sweden
Sweden

May 2025

Sweden

B

Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire

June 2025

Lincolnshire

B

Calgary Stampede
Calgary Stampede

June 2025

Calgary Stampede

C

Germany & The Black Forest
Germany & The Black Forest

September 2025

Germany & The Black Forest

B

South Africa
South Africa

October 2025

South Africa

D

Southern Cyprus
Southern Cyprus

November 2025

Southern Cyprus

B

A Taste of India
A Taste of India

13th to 29th February 2024

A Taste of India

D

Portugal
Portugal

25th April to 3rd May 2024

Portugal

B

1st Danube River Cruise
1st Danube River Cruise

6th to 15th May 2024

1st Danube River Cruise

A

Norfolk & Suffolk
Norfolk & Suffolk

2nd to 7th June 2024

Norfolk & Suffolk

A

Calgary Stampede
Calgary Stampede

25th June to 9th July 2024

Calgary Stampede

C

Heart of Africa
Heart of Africa

9th to 20th October 2024

Heart of Africa

D

Tours by pace
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Flights

All of our tours are inclusive of flights from the UK with our Tour Manager departing from Manchester. Based in the north of England we also offer regional flights from all over the UK where possible. Let us know and we will organise it for you.

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Guide

Our Tour guides are all highly experienced, with backgrounds in travel and agriculture. Great fun and down to earth, our guides work hard to make sure your holiday runs smoothly. Often a guide will have run your tour before and be acquainted with your hosts, from Texan BBQ host to African ostrich farmer

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Agriculture

See the wonders of the world from an agricultural perspective and share the experience with a group of like-minded individuals. Connecting you with farmers all over the world. Each tour is created with exactly the right mix of agriculture, sightseeing and recreation for a one of kind travel experience.

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Community

We are a family business and like most families nowadays we like to use technology to stay in touch. Each tour comes with its own curated WhatsApp group where you can share photos and stories with your fellow travellers even once you have returned home

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Mr Cookson

Great holidays, Been on three so far, one booked end of year. Nice farming people.

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Mr & Mrs Mitchell

We loved our trip to Canada in 2018. We would go back in a heartbeat. Harold our Tour Manager was brilliant 💕

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Mrs Brown

Always well organised with a great group of like minded folk, and always very well escorted. Well worth the money. Hoping to do the Texas Tour next year. Fingers crossed!

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Mr & Mrs Bryson

 Efficient,friendly staff, wonderful destinations and the best of accommodation when you get there. Our favourite so far was to Russia and Ukraine especially the Hermitage. What an unforgettable experience.

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