Despite the name Skye Strolls Ltd operates from near Woodbridge in fairly flat but beautiful Suffolk. Our Springer Spaniel was named after the glorious Isle of Skye as this was where I proposed to my wife.
At Skye Strolls we are here to encourage people to take to the plentiful footpaths, bridleways, byways and other tracks in the wonderful countryside that Great Britain has to offer. We do this in conjunction with local business such as public houses, guest houses, hotels, camp and caravan sites or other locations where people will be visiting.
Although there is a plentiful supply of books, magazines and websites that already offer pre-written walks these are quite generic in nature. Skye Strolls will work with you and produce walks that are centred on your business location. These could be circular walks that return your customer to you, linear from you to a specific location or from a neighbouring village/attraction to your location. The possibilities are endless.
Each walk created will be bespoke to your business requirements and could include a written route explanation, maps, photographs are even video footage. They can be placed on your own website so customers current and potential can see this addition to your existing facilities. Alongside this they will appear on our website and blog, we can also upload to ‘walking’ websites thereby broadening your marketing.
I was introduced to the pleasures of walking whilst on a Scout Camp in the Lake District whilst in my early teens, the bug is still there several decades later. For 24 years I was a Leader in various parts of the Scout Association, part of which was introducing young people to the great outdoors. Formally trained as a Mountain Leader with what is now the Mountain Training Association, then authorised to take Scouts of all ages into the British mountains.
Susie was also introduced to the outdoor life at an early age through the Guide Association achieving the highest honour of Queens Guide and Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. She became a Scout Leader where these skills were passed onto the young people. This continued with becoming coordinator for the Duke of Edinburgh programme encouraging a new catchment of teenagers to develop themselves and care for others.