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LOVE TO HIKE caters for more experienced 'long haul' hikers who prefer longer, faster, harder hikes. All Love To Hikes are set in the magnificent countryside to the south west and south east of London, and always start and finish at a train station. Love To Hikes range from 15 to 30 miles (25 to 50 kilometres) depending on the time of year. There is a Love To Hike most weekends throughout the year and they usually alternate between Saturdays and Sundays. We hike at a brisk, but sensible pace and ‘hunt the hills’. Estimated finish and train times are always given and our final destination is usually a pub close to the return train station. The maximum group size for a Love To Hike is 20. 


LOVE TO HIKE's weekends have designed-in flexibility with alternatives to hiking on some days. The weekend trips for 2016 have been/are: Brecon Beacons, Lake District, New Forest, Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, Snowdonia, Jurassic Coast and the Isle of Wight. The weekend trips for 2017 will include: Exmoor (mid-March), Brecon Beacons (Easter), Big Black Mountains Challenge (mid May), Gower Peninsula (end of May Bank Holiday) and the Lake District (August Bank Holiday). 


LOVE TO HIKE appeals to lovers of the great outdoors who are already ‘fit to hike’ rather than novices aspiring to walk to get fit. We attract a broad 50/50 mix of male/females living and working in and around London. Love To Hikes are deliberately more challenging than those of the typical slow-paced, frequent stop walking group so as to attract like-minded serious hikers with passions for exploring beautiful countryside, keeping fit and great conversation.  No other group hikes as far as often as Love To Hike.


LOVE TO HIKE is run by Paul New. Paul has led over 200 day hikes. Paul has hiked on every continent and has a reputation for leading longer, faster, harder hikes.

During the week, Paul is a freelance strategy consultant who works at board level with many well-known blue chips companies. Paul has an economics degree from Cambridge University. In his spare time, he is a ‘hunt the hills’ road cyclist, mountain biker and one of the regulars at his local gym.


LOVE TO HIKERS enjoy a special 15% members only discount both in-store and online when shopping at Cotswold Outdoor. Just quote AF-LTH-M6. ADDITIONAL 5% DISCOUNT

LOVE TO HIKERS enjoy an additional 5% off the online map superstore's already deep discounted prices. Use code L2H5 to buy a new latest edition Ordnance Survey Explorer map complete with mobile download for only £5.55!  


Click to read our Testimonials ,  Disclaimer and get answers to some Frequently Asked Questions. Happy hiking.

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Your organizer's refund policy for Love To Hike - Longer, Faster, Harder Hikes

Your organizer will refund you if:

  • A £10 credit towards any future Love To Hike is available if you cancel at least one week in advance.
Founded Apr 30, 2014


GBP10.00 per person per Love To Hike

This covers: A guided hike led by Paul New (excludes transport, parking and lunch)

Payment is accepted using:

  • PayPal

Your organizer will refund you if:

  • A £10 credit towards any future Love To Hike is available if you cancel at least one week in advance.

Our Sponsors

  • Cotswold Outdoor

    Exclusive Love To Hikers discount for use instore & online.


    Buy a latest edition Ordnance Survey map for only £5.55 with code L2H5.

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