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A selection of comments from satisfied clients and their customers:


  • "The pub has good local maps..." (review of The Swan Inn, Swinbrook, in The Times)
  • "Helpfully, the Saracens Head in Symonds Yat East has created its own walking guide, featuring routes from its front door." (review of The Saracens Head, Symonds Yat, in an article called "20 of the best UK hotels, B&Bs and campsites for walkers" in The Guardian)
  • "Enjoy routes on some of the Farm's own handy walking guides which are given to guests." (Bolehill Farm, in "the most romantic places to stay in the Peak District & Derbyshire" by Visit Derbyshire)
  • "For canine guests there are drinks bowls inside and out, a treat tin, and a leaflet provided with local walking routes that start and end at the pub." (Pack Horse, Hayfield, in The Times)
  • "The Bear's Paw pub at Warmingham is the perfect start and end point for walks in the countryside. Pick up one of their suggested walks: the Warmingham Circular, The Moat & Watch Lane Flash, or the Sandbach Flashes & River Wheelock." (Bears Paw, in Cheshire Life)
  • "The spot is also popular for its wealth of walking trails around this beautiful part of the world. Indeed, free leaflets at the pub offer suggestions for a range of walks depending on how far you feel like walking." (Little Mill Inn, in the Manchester Evening News)


  • "Dave is very friendly & professional. He was happy for us to make changes such as photos as we wanted and put our personal touch on it during the planning stage. Communication was great. Proofs were sent via email as changes were made. He even delivered them in person to me this morning. I would definitely recommend him – a great service all round." (Waters Reach, Buxworth)
  • "Thank you for the lovely draft of our walks leaflet. These leaflets will be given out to our campers upon arrival as part of a welcome pack, so they will be very well received I'm sure. Thank you so much for your diligent work and an absolutely outstanding information leaflet – can't wait to hand them out." (Mo Cuishle campsite)
  • "Let's have 5000 copies this time. They are very popular, well done you!" (The Bell at Hampton Poyle)
  • "Could I possibly get some more leaflets? Customers are loving them and they have nearly all gone!" (Leigh Arms)
  • "They are proving incredibly popular." (Hardwick Inn)
  • "Thanks again Dave, really positive feedback from our customers about the map, couple of familes staying at the campsite did the Crowden walk yesterday and had no problems finding their way! Had some big walking groups in this last couple of weeks they were all very impressed and promised to visit your website." (Bulls Head, Tintwistle)
  • "Many thanks for the leaflets – they arrived yesterday and they are great!"
    "We need some more of the walking leaflets if possible, they’ve been so popular we’ve almost run out!" (Robin Hood, Baslow)
  • "Your walks are going down very well with our visitors. We have been thinking that perhaps we could get you back to do another set?" (Beech Croft Farm)
  • "I am really pleased with the quality and I have had good feedback from my guests. Thanks again and good luck with your new venture." (Church Inn, Chelmorton)
  • "Paul delivered the painting in person. We were very happy with it!" (Hardwick Inn)
  • "Thanks for the leaflets – they look fantastic." (Harrop Fold Farm)
  • "Thanks again for the excellent job you've done – the pamphlets are just what we were looking for." (Mellor March)
  • "Some of the staff here have already commented (unprompted!) on what a great little guide it is and just what was needed!" (Royal Hotel, Hayfield)
  • "I'm pleased to say that we are in need of a re-print of the walks you did for us last year. The walks have been very well received and proved popular to both seasoned walkers and novices." (Duke of York, Pomeroy)
  • "...they have been great and our customers love them." (Sycamore, Birch Vale)
  • "...the leaflets have arrived and look great. They have also been received very well by customers." (Star and Garter, East Dean)


  • "The suggested walks with written guides available from the campsite shop are great."
    "The owners have got walks from the door step-by-step easy-to-read leaflets for 50p and 75p we did one of them and it was a great adventure going over stepping stones, over fields and by rivers."
    "We had a lovely 9-mile walk straight from the site thanks to a 75p guide purchased from the small but well-stocked shop." (Beech Croft Farm guests on TripAdvisor)
  • "The owner is incredibly helpful – the walking leaflet that was provided had some great circular walks leaving from the front door varying from 2 miles to 10 miles with very easy to follow instructions."
    "The directions for the walks were perfect and really detailed which was brilliant for us novice walkers."
    "Good options for local walks (we found the provided guides accurate and well written)."(Hammonds Farm customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "I and the rest of my party can't wait to return, hopefully during the summer as there were several free maps on the bar that showed several walking routes from the pub that we would like to try." (Oddfellows customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "They have a brilliant leaflet available with 3 different walks, easy, medium and hard, we did the medium and easy they were fantastic, some of the views take your breath away, we walked past shaded glades, bubbling brooks, rocky nooks etc." (Snake Pass Inn guest on TripAdvisor)
  • "The staff were able to provide advice on walks in the local area and their welcome has made us want to return with our two dogs for similar walking short breaks or overnight stays."
    "Walks provided by the pub including a great walk from the door to Stanage Edge."
    "Very precise leaflets guiding you on walking tours of varying strenuousness from the Inn door...well worth doing these."
    "They provide a leaflet with walks on which was brill." (Millstone Country Inn customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "They even have a walks leaflet too! Shall be back. They do a dining package with B&B and think I shall book in with my husband shortly."
    "Had to get out on Bank Holiday Monday as the weather was cold but with beautiful sunshine. Decided to park the car at the Ryles and then go off on one of their recommended walks towards Macclesfield Forest. After an hour and a half we were ready for lunch and we were not disappointed." (Ryles Arms customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "We did one of the walks that the hotel had prepared in a leaflet entitled Three Walks from the Peak Hotel. Very good." (Peak Hotel guest on TripAdvisor)
  • "We did two of the walks from the pamphlet of walks which started from the hotel and the instructions were excellent." (Pack Horse customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "The Inn also has its own little book of local walks that you can borrow and use so we took off with one of these and did a 4 mile walk. The book is a brilliant idea and very easy to follow."
    "A booklet of local walks was available and proved useful – there's a lot to do without having to get in the car."
    "Very informative walks leaflet to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside..."
    "We enjoyed some great walks straight out of the hotel using a lovely little Inn at Whitewell walking guide provided by Reception."
    "excellent service...they even provide a really excellent brochure of local walks, primarily for residents, but given happily to those just passing through and in need of exercise." (Inn at Whitewell customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "We were too early to check in when we arrived but had already decided to have a quick lunch then do one of the walks described in the BP's own leaflet. ... The fire and the wine conspired to make the walk less likely but we managed to drag ourselves outside for a few hours! There seem to be a number of walks in the area so plenty to come back for." (Bears Paw guest on TripAdvisor)
  • "Really good food – had the steak and ale pie – really good food after the short 1.5 mile walk. They also provide a brochure of walks that start and finish here. Must try a weekend walk and food later. My advice – try it you may just like it and want to come back on a regular basis." (Jolly Thresher guest on TripAdvisor)
  • "There is a great little leaflet with suggested walks which we will definitely do on our return."
    "On arrival we were given details of local walks which was very helpful."
    "Fantastic attention to detail – bespoke Bantam toiletries (shower gel etc.) were gorgeous, room was beautifully decorated, leaflet with suggested walks, etc."
    "There are some great walks nearby the inn and the welcome pack includes information on six of them with good instructions. They range from a short 60–90 min walk to a full day adventure." (Kings Head customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "Time to walk off those calories, Glen the general manager provided us with an easy to follow map and choice of 3 circular routes of varying length all starting from the car park."
    "As the main reason for our visit was to go to Shibden Hall we were delighted to find that leaflets outlining a pleasant circular walk were in plentiful supply..."
    "There are lovely walks from the inn and a helpful leaflet with the walks detailed with a map. The sun even shone for our walk!"(Shibden Mill customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "Would I return? Most definitely! I think we may try out one of the recommended walks and land back there with the dogs next time."
    "I plan to return in summer with friends as a stop on a walk. The pub's website has a useful link to suggested walks from the pub itself, some of which could also be done in 'reverse' as a walk to/from the pub if you are local." (Pack Horse customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "We also did the walk advertised on their website, was really nice. We will be back I'm sure :)" (Joshua Bradley customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "The site is just great and on arrival you get a booklet with three walks on, of which we did two of the walks, all along stunning countryside and some lovely villages." (Duke of York customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "As we had arrived early we decided to go on a short walk which was made all the easier by the walks that the pub had kindly already mapped out."
    "My partner, myself and our dog have just stayed here! We really could not fault anything, room was ready at 12. Had a light bar snack which was amazing! Then asked staff for a good walk, we were given a map of 3 local walks." (Pheasant Inn customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "Great countryside location near Hardwick Hall – can walk with booklet of 6 well set out walks freely available from the inn."
    "They have a leaflet of short circular works from the inn which we'll be using on a future occasion." (Hardwick Inn customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "One good thing, they have done a leaflet for walks from the pub which we may do in the future." (Stamford Bridge customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "The hosts are very welcoming and have put together a great leaflet on local walks." (Sycamore customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "Spent the afternoon in the bar and beer garden, devouring some local ales and a few wines, then went on the short village walk advertised by the pub, really easy directions, didn't get lost once, ended up back at the church which is beautiful landmark, then back across to the pub to re-hydrate!! ... Breakfast was epic, with as much tea and toast as you can fit in, and the full English was awesome, spent the day exactly the same as day before, this time doing the longer walk, again, didn't get lost, directions easy to follow." (Bathurst Arms customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "We also used one of the 3 walks written up in their leaflet – excellent!" (Smoker customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "The village is pretty and convenient for walking with a handy leaflet for walkers at the bar."
    "There is even a walk guide departing from the rear of the premises. My first visit but certainly not my last."
    "The Pub is situated at the start of the walk and they provide a very good map so you can't get lost. We had lunch and a pint. The food was great with a good selection but not too many choices. The walk was great with fantastic views over the Dorset countryside." (Cricketers customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "We picked a leaflet up from reception with 4 walks all from the hotel. These were all great walks ranging from easy to very steep." (Royal Lodge customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "We were given a leaflet with 3 well planned out walks with easy step by step directions. The walks were beautiful." (Mo Cuishle customer)
  • "The pub has a series of maps and excellent walks which conveniently finish back at the pub." (Bulls Head customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "Friendly helpful service (including a handy leaflet with a few local walks – we did the 12 mile one – excellent)..." (Saracens Head customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "The pub is dog friendly and has good walking and cycling nearby (the pub even has its own walks leaflet – of which we enjoyed two)."
    "They have a free leaflet for other walks from the pub too which are great for return trips."
    "They have a useful leaflet detailing walks in the area."
    "This was an amazing location and the PDF walking leaflet from the website was excellent."
    "Breakfast provided a hearty start to the day – the waitress even provided us with the details for our walk. The route was one of three from a leaflet for the Church Inn and provided very accurate directions."
    "We choose this pub as it has 3 walks from it – please see the pub's website you can print out a copy."(Church Inn customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "The routes they provide for walks up Kinder are brilliant..." (Sportsman customer on Facebook)
    "We were also offered an excellent guide to local walks starting and finishing at the pub." (Sportsman customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "...woke up this morning to perfect dog walking weather, so we tried the mapped walk. Loved it." (Developing Dogs customer on Facebook)
  • "Location wise it’s a very short drive into the town and there are some lovely circular walks starting and ending at the hotel and what is even nicer is that there is a leaflet which provides directions. All in all we highly recommend!" (Walhampton Arms customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "The location was perfect and we also followed one of the little walks that were in the leaflet. Loved it!! Would recommend visiting!" (Little Mill Inn customer on TripAdvisor)
    "I have stopped a couple of times in my camper van, ate your lovely food, and walked some of your recommended circular walks. Amazing views whichever way you go!" (Little Mill Inn visitor on Facebook)
  • "The leaflets with the walks from outside the front door are great and suitable for all the family!"
    "We met the owner...who was a superb host and made us feel very welcome considering we were in an area we have never been, he gave us information leaflets and we have decided to return to Audley and do one of the walks from the leaflet (Wedgewoods monument walk) and we will be certain to visit the Butchers Arms on our returning visit." (Butchers Arms customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "Clean, and lovely, thoughtful attention to detail (eg mobile phone charge point, boot-cleaning taps, leaflet of walks from the door etc) which is sometimes missing in holiday cottages."
    "The owners had also provided a welcome folder in the cottage that contained extensive information on local walks, sites of interest, pubs, restaurants etc. which I found really useful."
    "The room had everything we needed for our stay including an unexpected lemon drizzle cake and some really useful folders advising us of some pub/restaurant options and details of various walks we could do, both of which we made full use of."
    "Bolehill is situated in stunning countryside with lots of beautiful walks from the front door (helped by the handy walking guide that Dan and Fay have produced!). Thank you for a wonderful stay."
    "Good access to lots of walks and attractions which were supported by excellent guides in the cottage." (Bolehill Farm customers on TripAdvisor)
  • "Just great: food, service, the actual pub, and the fact it has great walks leaving from its door (such a clever idea) it to print off its website. Great job guys, we will be back without a doubt." (Pack Horse, Hayfield customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "We asked for directions at the cafe and were given a free guide (produced by the Penny Pot cafe) which was fantastic. It literally was a fools guide with very clear instructions on where to go, walk etc. It made our walk very easy and enjoyable and I would recommend it if you are total amateurs like us." (Penny Pot Café, Edale, customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "On arriving we were given a leaflet which showed several walks locally, from easy to hard. We did one of the walks and will return to do more. This was a great touch." (Queens Head, Hawkshead customer on TripAdvisor)
  • "We loved this walk and found the instructions really easy to follow – probably one of the first times we have done a walk and not gone wrong somewhere! Excellent."
    "Great walk. Clear instructions, good map and an interesting route. Description of difficulty accurate. Will be doing it again." (Gummer's How walkers on Visorando)

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