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TAKING a self-guided walk is a cross between a fully independent and fully guided walk, where a walking tour operator provides you with transport and support but you do the walk on your own. Great Walks spoke to seven tour operators on why a self-guided walk strikes the right balance for many people looking for a walking holiday.

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What are the advantages of taking a self-guided walk over a guided one?

Flexibility, organised logistics and price are the three key advantages. When you walk without a group, you are free to move – or stop – at your own pace. You are also free to tailor the itinerary to suit you, so you can add an extra day, choose to rest instead of walk, or tack on an optional activity. Self-guided trips offer all the logistical advantages of a guided trip, the

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