Our Walking blog

Gift vouchers or gift experiences?

  Did you know that we have Foot Trails gift vouchers available to purchase? They make a gorgeous gift for anyone who dreams of walking the English countryside. Please order early, especially if you live overseas. We can also send

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New rural HQ for Team Foot Trails

Friday 28 September 2018, a mixed group of people gathered on the Fonthill Country Estate in deepest rural Wiltshire (South West England) to celebrate the last decade of Foot Trails, the opening of our new HQ and to look forward

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Hike England – 2019 brochure live

Have you dreamed of walking through the English countryside? You can, with a custom made Foot Trail. Our 2019 brochure is now live and we are open for 2019 bookings. With 55 pages of trails, inspiration, ideas and suggestions you

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Winter walking with Foot Trails

Up and Out with a Winter Sunrise

As winter deepens we wait eagerly for days like today. Clear skies promise frost, ice and a spectacular sunrise.

Dressed warmly for an English winter with wool scarves and gloves, warm coats and waterproof boots we head out of our Wiltshire

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Phrase of the week – Raining Cats and Dogs

It is, currently, “raining cats and dogs” in Wiltshire, Bath and through the West country.

Are animals falling from the sky?! No, this strange sounding phrase originates from 17th century England and means, it’s raining heavily.

No-one is sure precisely how it

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Custom made walking. What is it?

Saturday morning and our Trip Planner David Howell is busy taking care of emails, calls and requests from guests looking to travel with us in 2018. It’s a busy time of year.

Each Foot Trail is custom made.
What does this

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Honing observation skills with walking

Surely one of the greatest joys of walking is its ability to hone our observation skills.
I’ve loved being outside all my life, and for the last 17 years that passion has played it’s part in my efforts contributing to

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