Staying in one place walking holidays

With a Foot Trail, you can walk your way.

Not many can customise a self guided walk to the degree Foot Trails can.

Our extensive local expertise, earned on the ground and in house trip planning experts enable us to plan walks from 5 miles to 12 miles, include rest days, arrange transfer and mix areas giving you anything from a 3 night short break to a 3 week trip.

Quick Summary

Staying in One Place is:

  • Ideal for shorter walking stays or as a way to explore multiple locations.
  • Relaxed travel based from one of our personally chosen accommodations.
  • A different and varied walk to enjoy every day from your doors.


More detail …

  • You’ll stay for a minimum of three nights (two in winter months) and up to four nights in one of our hand picked country inns.
  • The length of your walks can vary to suit you. Either shorter, 5 to 7 miles per day or longer, up to 10 – 12 miles each day.
  • We will work with you to create your own custom made itinerary and to select walks and trails that best meet your wish list.

Request an example itinerary for one or more of our Staying in One Place walking trails or get in touch with us today to start exploring options and to check availability.

Staying in One Place is great if:

  • You enjoy being able to relax and get to know where you stay, without having to keep moving
  • You like to explore in depth, seeing different facets of an area
  • You prefer a more slower paced trip

Be inspired:

  • Smugglers Tale, Dorset Jurassic Coast Walk through spectacular views and scenery on Dorset's Jurassic Coast, England's first natural world heritage site. It's 95 miles of stunning coastline boast rocks recording 185 million years of the earth's history and this incredible geology is of global importance. Read more
  • Somerset Knights Quest

    Staying in one place, Somerset

    Discover little known but beautiful and historic south Somerset, land of the summer people, an area steeped in myth and legend. You'll enjoy stunning castles, beautiful stone villages and hill forts with legends of King Arthur. Read more
  • Taste of The Cotswolds

    Staying in one place, The Cotswolds

    Up to 4 night Staying in One Place walk. Enjoy villages with honey coloured stone cottages and churches: a watery trail down by the River Windrush with its reeds and riverbank and take time to explore Cirencester, a rural market town that was once the second largest in Britain during Roman times. Read more
  • Bath City & Country

    Staying in one place, Bath

    Enjoy the best of the city and the countryside. This walking/hiking holiday based in the heart of the world heritage city of Bath takes in the ancient Roman and Georgian city of Bath and its peaceful, spectacular surrounding countryside. Discover mellow stone architecture, pretty stone cottages, the River Avon and Royal Crescent. Read more
  • Knights Medieval Castle

    Staying in one place, Wiltshire

    A walking holiday where you can escape the trappings of the modern world. Idyllic rural countryside and stunning varied walks filled with adventure and discovery. As the name suggests you'll find a strong medieval feel with a stunning castle and knights tales on route. Read more
  • Devon Coast

    Staying in one place, South Devon

    Brimming with beauty from the sea you'll enjoy coves, coastal views, white plastered cottages and tales of sea shanties and shipwrecks. Walking in Devon will delight and also surprise you. Click to find out more. Read more

Staying in one place is one of the 4 styles of walk we offer. We also offer:

Walking and Touring

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.

Inn to Inn Walking & Hiking

Linear walking 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.

Private Guiding

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