Trips & Tours

Walking Trips & Tours, England (UK)

Founded 18 years ago by Alison Howell we are passionate local experts in South West England. We craft your custom walking & hiking holiday for off the beaten path adventures here in our backyard.

Scenic pastoral landscapes, pretty cottages & villages, coastal dramas, histories, myths & stories – browse below for themes and walking trip ideas.

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Walk The Cotswolds

Famous worldwide and for good reason with its postcard pretty villages and pastoral landscapes. We love The Cotswolds, let our local knowledge take you on an adventure off the tourist trail, for a more authentic Cotswolds walking experience.

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Coast & Water inspired walking tripsCoast & Water Walks

Water is a natural draw, to wander along a river bank, pause and gaze across a lake or stand on high and admire the coastline. It is both soothing and inspiring. Walking that celebrate coastal walking and rivers of SW England.

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Countryside & Landscapes Walks

Walking the landscape is one of life’s joys. Views to the far distance, curving chalk downs, meadows & farmland, together with all the little ‘marks’ from centuries of human history.

Trips & tours inspired by Countryside & Landscape >>

Trips & tours inspired by Food & DrinkFood & Drink Hikes

The South West of England is well known for it’s food. Walking in the English landscape brings you up close to farming so what better than to taste and sample the delights for lunch and dinner!

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Walks & Tours inspired by History & StoriesHistory & Stories Hikes

Walk & explore 6000 years of history here in South West England. From world famous Stonehenge, remote iron-age hill forts and Saxon villages, these walks unearth SW England’s rich history.

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Trips & Tours inspired by Houses & GardensHouses & Gardens Walks

From Elizabethan to Edwardian times the country house was a way for the new wealthy to show off. The legacy? Impressive mansions standing in stunning landscape gardens. Walks with visits to houses and gardens.

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Trips & Tours inspired by Villages & CottagesVillages & Cottages Walks

The English village ,small, picturesque, peaceful and quiet. Character cottages and joyous gardens. Centuries old manor houses set around a church, small school and the village pub. All perfectly placed in the rolling landscape.

Trips & Tours inspired by Villages & Cottages >>

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Explore Britain in depth with our expertly crafted walking trips – Tread Britain’s most scenic and historic paths. Read our full brochure here.

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Inn to Inn Walking & HikingInn to Inn Walking & Hiking

Ideal trips for adventurers at heart, linear walking & hiking with a sense of journey.

Trails that lead you across the open landscape, each day with new discoveries, while staying at character and award winning country inns along the way. And for your comfort your luggage transferred ahead.

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Walking & TouringWalking & Touring Trips

Like the idea of walking & hiking in the English landscape, but not everyday of your trip? Multi-center walking & touring trips combine days out on hikes with days for sightseeing or resting too, stopping for a few nights in each location.

Ideal trips for immersive slow travel in SW England.

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Private GuidingPrivate Guiding

Foot Trails offer memorable private guided walks with Alison and David Howell. Draw on their deep knowledge, passion and expertise to explore deeper into this beautiful part of the world.

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