listen to ‘Edition 018 - Walking along the Caledonian Canal, 100 years of HF Holidays and Jim Dixon on the Peak District National Park’ on AudiobooEdition 18 of the Walks Around Britain features the great walking along the Caledonian Canal in Scotland; we talk to Steve Backhouse about the centenary of HF Holidays and the Chief Executive of the Peak District National Park Jim Dixon talks about the Monsal Trail and the challenges for the park in the future.
Presented by Andrew White - @AndrewRWhite
Walking along the Caledonian Canal
In May 2013, the Walks Around Britain team spent a week filming some video Scottish Waterways Trust. Ahead of all the videos being completed, Andrew discovers more about the history of the canal and the area of the Great Glen from the Scottish Waterways Trust's Heritage Office for the Caledonian Canal, Stephen Wiseman.
walks along the majestic Caledonian Canal in Scotland, in association with the
Here's the first walk completed from the series...
To find out more, visit the Scottish Waterways Trust website.
100 years of HF Holidays
2013 saw the centenary of the walking and activity holiday provider HF Holidays. Andrew chatted to Steve Backhouse (right), the company's Head of Holidays (what a title!) about the history and the future of HF Holidays.
For more details about HF Holidays, visit their website - www.hfholidays.co.uk.
Jim Dixon and the Peak District National Park
If you'd like to sample some of the Monsal Trail, you can see what it is like on our video walk. Andrew walked from Hassop Station with local born skier Ellie Koyander.
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