Walking & Tour holidays

Foot Trails are one of England’s best loved regional walking travel companies. We custom make walking trips & tours. From 3 days to 4 weeks.

Not many can customise a self guided walk to the degree Foot Trails can. This is because our expertise is in-house.

You can have versatile itineraries, flexible daily walks, a choice of walking distances, options to include rest days, transport drop offs and more!

Quick Summary

Walking and Tour is:

  • Great for exploring South West England (without the crowds).
  • Enjoy multiple counties and locations in the one trip.
  • Can be enjoyed as a part walking/ part driving/ part sightseeing tour.


More Detail …

  • You’ll stay for several nights in each different location. You can enjoy a mixture of walking, touring, driving or rest days to suit you.
  • We will work closely with you to create and plan an itinerary informed by our expertise, that best suits you and the season.
  • This style of walking works best with for stays from a minimum of six nights up to four weeks.
  • You can explore just one place or county or up to six different counties of South West England in the same visit. The places and counties that you can explore with a Walking and Touring walk Foot Trail include Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset, The Cotswolds, Devon and Bath and Avon.
  • Stay in our hand picked accommodations including country inns, small boutique hotels and unique bed and breakfasts. Each one is chosen intentionally for its location, experience and access to countryside, villages, nature and history.
  • Every trail has been personally researched and created by Foot Trails Alison and David Howell
  • Using depth of knowledge earnt by walking in the region, you will enjoy the best views, peaceful walking, away from crowds, interesting villages & historic sites (intentionally included in our trails) and unearth the stories, histories and nature of the South West’s stunning landscapes, away from crowds

“Truly amazing experience”

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Be inspired:

  • 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 and enjoy the marvellous countryside both surrounding Bath and found in Wiltshire. As featured in national and international press. Read more
  • Country Houses and Gardens on foot A must for anyone who loves English 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 & Classic Cotswolds

    Walking & Touring Holiday, Bath & The Cotswolds

    Discover the highlights of Bath, UNESCO world heritage city with its rich Georgian heritage and history and the gorgeous Cotswolds in this trip. You will enjoy staying in several different locations and numerous highlights include Georgian architecture, Roman baths, river valleys, unspoilt Cotswold villages and scenic English countryside. Read more
  • South West Explorer

    Walk, Tour & Explore up to 21 nights

    Stunning and varied walking and hiking adventure up to 21 nights in up to six of the South West of England's counties in one trip. You'll work with your own fully trained Trail Consultant who will help you plan and organise your own totally custom-made and fully flexible tailor made walking trip through the South West. Read more

Walking & Tour is one of the 4 styles of walk we offer. We also offer:

Staying In One Place

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.

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.