Bath & Avon

If there is something such as a country city then surely Bath is it. Surrounded by wooded hills, graced by beautiful bath stone buildings, the River Avon flowing through, its a stunning spot. And it’s home to Foot Trails HQ!

We love all the architecture and the rich history of Bath but also the countryside that sits on its doorstep. Quiet valleys, tucked away villages, stories of mills and canals, perfect for your walking vacation.

Bath & Avon walking tour collection:

  • Stonehenge, Bath & Wiltshire

    Walking & Touring, Wiltshire & Bath

    This incredible experience gives you the opportunity to use our local expertise and walk at two UNESCO world heritage sites, that of Stonehenge, and the Georgian city of Bath (Foot Trails HQ home) and enjoy the marvellous countryside both surrounding Bath and found in Wiltshire. Read more
  • Complete Cotswolds, Chipping Campden to Bath

    Inn to Inn, The Cotswolds

    Using our lifetime of local knowledge we created this new trail, Complete Cotswolds, using local paths, villages and market towns. We have mapped every mile. You can choose to walk every day, or perhaps have rest days or sight seeing days built in. This is an option that is far removed from mass tourism, coaches and package trips. One less well known but more varied in scenery. Read more
  • English Country Houses and Gardens New for 2018, you can walk and visit the region's most impressive country houses and gardens. From stately homes to wandering down long meandering driveways, see the South West's greatest gardens with a memorable Foot Trail. Stay for several nights in multiple locations of up to 6 different counties of South West England. Read more
  • Bath & The Cotswolds

    Walking & Touring Holiday, Bath & The Cotswolds

    You'll have the opportunity to stay in a village near Bath as well as a gorgeous area of the Cotswolds near Cheltenham with this walking holiday. Numerous highlights include Georgian architecture, Roman baths, river valleys, unspoilt Cotswold villages. Read more
  • Bath City & Country

    Staying in one place, Bath

    A rural walking/hiking holiday based in the heart of the world heritage city of Bath. Taking in the ancient Roman and Georgian history. You will also discover the peaceful, spectacular surrounding countryside of the valleys and hills around Bath. A beautiful haven of mellow stone cottages, rural hamlets and wildlife. Read more
  • South West Explorer

    Walk, Tour & Explore up to 21 nights

    Stunning and varied adventure of 10 to 21 nights in up to six of the South West's counties, including Dorset, Wiltshire, The Cotswolds, Somerset, Bath and Avon and Devon. We'll work personally with you to plan and hand craft your own tailor made walking trip through the South West. Read more

Why choose Bath & Avon?

Georgian Bath sits in the valley of seven joining hills. Touched on all sides by superb countryside this beautiful city of Georgian architecture and its surrounding countryside are the home to Foot Trails HQ and a wonder for you to explore on foot.

  • Admire beautiful Georgian town houses built in 1790
  • Walk in green countryside with valleys and hills
  • See the roman baths with their warm thermal waters
  • Explore the waterway of the Kennet and Avon canal and the winding river Avon, rich in wildlife
  • Taste delicious local foods including the famous Bath bun, Bath artisan cheeses, chocolates and freshly baked artisan breads from local Thoughtful bakers – combine them together if you wish for a picnic to enjoy on route at Prior Park gardens.

“Just letting you know that we really enjoyed the first two walks in Bath and the Prior’s View walk today. The guide notes were faultless and took us to some really interesting and beautiful places.”

Di and David, UK

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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