Trips & Tours

Authentic travel off the beaten track

Explore deeply. Find space to breathe. Stand out from the crowd. With Foot Trails you’ll walk South West England’s ancient paths, off the beaten track.

Our team of travel professionals all live and work in right here in South West England. Simply put, we love it. Knowing it inside out means that with Foot Trails specialist local knowledge you too can discover its historic landscapes, villages and stories for yourself.

Start to explore by place:

Devon holidaysDevon

Coves, coastal views, white plastered cottages and tales of sea shanties and shipwrecks. Walking in Devon will delight and also surprise you…

Trips & tours in Devon >>


Wiltshire’s human history reaches back an incredible 6000 years. Wonderful walking with unique medieval villages and open landscapes…

Trips & tours in Wiltshire >>

Bath and Avon

Bath is a world heritage UNESCO city. It’s Roman and Georgian architecture will spellbind you. And it’s surrounding countryside is filled with historic waterways, canals, rivers and aqueducts…

Trips & tours in Bath & Avon >>


Dorset is timeless. Tread through picturesque Hardy country, soak up hidden villages and soulful rolling green landscapes…

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Somerset, the place to come for mysterious legends and endearing countryside. Walk through curvaceous colourful landscapes, patchworks of hills, small hamlets and cider orchards…

Trips & tours in Somerset >>

The Cotswolds

Arguably one of the most well known English counties. We’ll help you explore it crowd free hiking off the beaten track. See timeless villages, ancient market towns and historic countryside…

Trips & tours in The Cotswolds >>

South West Explorer

Discover and explore the very best of South West England with one amazing walking trip. Up to 21 nights in up to six of the South West’s counties. Rest days and sight seeing days available…

South West Explorer >>

Explore by style of walk:

Inn to Inn Walking & HikingInn to Inn Walks & Hiking

Linear trails with a sense of journey. Start at one point and finish further on.
Walk from village to village, spending two nights at each country inn on route. Intentional to explore deeper and with no need to keep unpacking. Your luggage is transported ahead.

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Staying in one placeStaying in One Place

Suits shorter walking stays up to 4/5 nights or combine over multiple locations. Relaxed travel based from one of our personally chosen accommodations. With a totally  different and varied walk each day.

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Walking & TouringWalking & Touring Trips

Great for touring (without the crowds). Enjoy a variety of locations and walking during the one trip. Can also be enjoyed as a part walking part driving tour.

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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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NEW 2019 Brochure Live

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

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News & Reviews

Foot Trails feature regularly in travel press and columns around the world. Including the Los Angeles Times, National Geographic Traveller, Lonely Planet, The Telegraph and more.

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