Having always enjoyed an active lifestyle, Sarah is right at home at Walks Worldwide! From wake boarding in the Thai jungle to yoga in the Canary Islands, she has also attended Ninja Camp in Bali and enjoyed winter sports in the Austrian Tyrol. She has recently climbed Kilimanjaro and trekked in the Himalayas, and you can usually find her trail running in her lunch break!
We have a highly skilled and knowledgeable team who have years of experience arranging walking holidays.
Product Manager Sam got the travel bug early on in life, ticking countries like Canada and the USA off her list before the age of ten. Her favourite way to discover any destination is to pull on her hiking boots and explore. When not abroad or creating new itineraries for Walks Worldwide, Sam can be found walking the local trails with her husband and beagle.
Working as part of our sales and administration team, Steve is an ex-serviceman who moved into adventure travel 15 years ago. He is an experienced trekker who has climbed Kilimanjaro and enjoyed walking trips to Nepal and Europe. A keen runner, he also enjoys looking for wild orchids in the UK and overseas.
At home or abroad, Jon’s favourite way to explore a destination is on foot. A keen trail and mountain walker, he has trekked in some of the world’s iconic walking regions such as the Himalayas, the Atlas, the Drakensberg, and in the UK. Jon put together our trips in Japan, having discovered the beauty of Japanese trail walking.
After many years working in travel, Teresa branched out in 2000 to form Dive Worldwide, one of the other brands under The Natural Travel Collection banner. Teresa overseas our product development and finances and can often be found exploring new destinations. She has walked the Pennine Way in her teens, trekked in Nepal and – most recently – explored some of Patagonia on foot.
Taking a career break from TV production, a period of independent travel heightened Nick’s fascination of the world, its people and extreme environments. After roles as an operations manager and group leader, Nick became a director with us, and over the years has enjoyed climbing some classic summits in Africa and South America, as well as several wilderness routes in Europe.
Chris founded Wildlife Worldwide in 1992, the first of The Natural Travel Collection’s six brands, of which Walks Worldwide is one. He started out managing a safari lodge and working as a guide in Zambia, spending much of his time as a walking safari guide. It is walking in Africa and seeing wildlife on foot that gives Chris the greatest pleasure.
Mel joined Walks Worldwide after gaining valuable marketing experience at a nearby secondary school. She is a keen walker and runner, regularly enjoying the freedom of the trails or entering different events in the UK and beyond. Walking highlights include Corsica, Sicily and Zambia. She is keen to step out in any destination but Japan holds a fascination for the future.
Over her 30 year career in travel Carolyn has held various positions, and applies her vast experience to resolving many of the issues that other people can’t (or won’t!) cope with. The powerhouse behind layers of detailed administrative work, she loves travelling, her highlights being walking the Headhunters Trail in Borneo and hiking in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park.
Whilst growing up in South Africa, Estelle developed a deep love for the natural world and travel, and is a keen walker. With many years of travel industry and digital marketing experience, she is delighted to have the opportunity to combine these skills, looking after various areas of our online marketing at Walks Worldwide.
Bret is a member of the marketing team at Walks Worldwide and has a passion for the great outdoors. He has undertaken some lengthy walks in his time, including the Tour of the Matterhorn through Italy and Switzerland. As an award-winning photographer, he can also be found out and about exploring Hampshire’s national parks.
Henrieta arrived in the UK from Slovakia in 1994, and has worked in the travel industry most of her life. After several years working in business travel handling large corporate accounts, Henrieta now works at Walks Worldwide in our accounts team. She enjoys cycling and loves travelling, with Belize and Borneo among her favourite destinations.
Sally has worked for specialist travel companies for over 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge of sales and marketing. Now heading up the marketing team at Walks Worldwide, her favourite travel experiences include getting up close to polar bears in Canada, whale-watching in New Zealand and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef.