Somerset

We love Somerset for its slow rural feel, its down to earthiness and that Somerset ‘mystique’. It’s with a sense of rural authenticity, legends and folklore that we wish to inspire you.

We’ve designed walking holidays to take you on the trail of legendary King Arthur, to grand Elizabethan houses (one that’s haunted too) and through apple orchards and cider farms.

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Why choose Somerset

Somerset is a super ancient place with a unique feeling of mystery about it. A place of myth and legends that drift across its levels, villages and hill tops. It is also a place of quiet beauty, where you truly can live life at 2 miles per hour.

  • Revel in ancient mysteries
  • Walk to Camelot for tales of King Arthur
  • Soak up the ancient atmosphere in this down to earth county
  • Explore timeless villages with cottages and churches built in the beautiful local hamstone centuries before
  • Sample the many good things to eat which are produced in Somerset including cider, apple juice, lamb and artisan cheeses such as Cheddar, brie, Fosseway Fleece and Morn Dew cheeses.

“The trip was wonderful. The walking tour was so well planned by Foot Trails. The beauty of the countryside was everything we imagined of England. Our accommodations were excellent. The taxi service was excellent, everyone was so informed and helpful and very kind.”

Shirley and Gary, USA

With Foot Trails you can choose from 4 styles of walking holiday or tour:

Staying in one place

For relaxed time out – one gorgeous hand-picked country inn as a centre throughout your holiday, different trails to enjoy each day. Bring the car or walk car-free. Two daily walk programs to choose from – 5 to 7 miles / up to 10 miles or mix & match and add rest days.
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Walking & Touring Trips

Looking for a variety of locations within your trip? Stay in two or three hand-picked country inns, enjoy a different trail from each base each day. Bring the car or walk car-free. Two daily walk programs to choose from – 5 to 7 miles / up to 10 miles or mix & match and add rest days.
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Inn to Inn Walking / Hiking Tours

Trails that lead from one place to another. Spend two nights at each hand-picked country inn on route. Our unique approach gives you a day to explore the area where you are, the following day take a trail to your next country inn, your luggage transferred ahead by our rural team. Daily walks vary from 8 to 12 miles, and add rest days.
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Private Guided Tours & Holidays

Foot Trails offers memorable, customised, private guided walks with founders Alison and David Howell.

During this time you will have an opportunity to draw on their deep knowledge, passion and expertise for nature, history and the region, with your own custom made walking experiences from half a day to several days.
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