Richard Baker joined HF Holidays in 1998 and has a wealth of experience under his belt. He leads walking holidays all over the world and, closer to home, he helps plan walks from Monk Coniston, our Country House in the southern Lake District.
We asked Richard what he enjoys about leading for HF Holidays:
"For me, the most enjoyable thing is the friendship. The whole organisation is akin to one big family with the aim of providing enjoyable holidays for our guests. And this ethos of camaraderie, belonging and sharing permeates through all leaders. Since I became a leader I’ve met many characters – leaders, staff at head office and house managers, some of whom have become personal friends. Not forgetting the many and varied guests with whom I enjoy sharing my love of the hills and countryside – the last night of any holiday is always a celebratory affair yet tinged with a note of sadness that the experience is over, until next time!”