Walking holidays in England

Welcome to our England page!

Here you will find walking holidays to the most stunning and popular areas for walking in England, such as the Peak District, the Cornwall Coast, the Lake District, the Cotswolds, Derbyshire Dales, Dorset, Somerset & the Mendips, and rural Herefordshire.

Browse the England Walking holidays

Start browsing the walking holidays by exploring the map, or scroll further down to the holiday descriptions. You’ll find both guided and self-guided walking holidays.

All these holidays are organised by independent small-scale walking holiday companies, and run by people with a lot of local knowledge and enthusiasm for their country and region. They look forward to help organise your walks in England!

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The many faces of Cornwall

Guided walking holiday in England

Flowery cliffs and grassland along the Cornwall coast
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From £ 767.- / 8 days

Explore miles of enchanting footpaths which follow spectacular cliff-tops along the famous South West Coast path. During this walking holiday in England you will walk along remote and beautiful beaches, atmospheric tidal creeks, over grassy meadows and farmland, through ancient woodland.

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Cotswolds towns and villages

Guided walking holiday in England

Hiker walking on a trail uphill a meadow in England
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From £ 599.- / 6 days

Explore idyllic stone villages and small towns set amidst a gentle, rolling countryside during this guided walking holiday in the Cotswolds. The Cotswolds landscape is without parallel and quintessentially ‘English’.

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Discover the Heart of English Lakeland

Self-guided walking holiday in England

View over the Lake District National park in England.
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From £ 485.- / 8 days

Explore the Lake District, or English Lakeland during this walking holiday in England. The area is famous throughout the world for its beautiful and dramatic scenery. Mountains rise from sea level to almost 1000 metres and are intersected by lush green valleys, containing numerous beautiful lakes.

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West Mendip Way

Self-guided walking holiday in England

group of walkers looking out from viewpoint in the Mendip hills
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From £ 295.- / 5 days

Explore some of Somerset’s most attractive and varied landscape, from the limestone summits of the Mendip Hills to the pastureland of the Somerset Levels.

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Somerset Towers & Castles

Self-guided walking holiday in England

Group of people on a walking holiday in Somerset, approaching a castle
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From £ 275.- / 5 days

A short break self-guided holiday centred on the Somerset historic village of Nunney. Enjoy the beauty and peace of the English countryside at your own leisurely pace and visit Castles and towers, and other historic sights along the way.

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Cross Lakes Ramble

Self-guided walking holiday in England

Adorable pine forest in the middle of a lake in England
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From £ 299.- / 5 days

The English Lake District is one of 15 National Parks in Great Britain, and fully justifies its status on account of its outstanding scenery. You’ll see varied examples of history and heritage, unrivalled in such a small area.

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walking in England

The beauty and variety of the english countryside in unrivalled. Nowhere else does the landscape ooze such charm and warmth as in the English rural areas. Combine this with a dense and well-maintained network of public footpaths and you get a simply great walking holiday destination: England. 

Typical street scene in the village of Preston and surrounding villages in the Cotswolds, England. Veor Cove from the coast path on Carnelloe Cliff in Cornwall. The pier near Keswick on Derwent Water in the Lake District, England.

Among the most well-known areas for walking are the Lake District, the Cornwall coast and the Cotswolds. But also the Peak District, the Derbyshire Dales, and the rural areas of Somerset, Herefordshire and Dorset offer marvelous scenery. 

England walking holidays with small independent businesses

We have the pleasure to present you with a varied selection of walking holidays in England, all offered by small independent businesses. They have intimate local knowledge of their respective areas and will ensure you stay in great B&Bs, guesthouses and hotels, and walk the very best trails and paths. There are both guided and self-guided walking holidays. The self-guided walking holidays are often suitable for both individuals and local walking groups, rambling clubs, and groups of friends, because the holiday companies often have enough capacity to also welcome bigger parties that enjoy exploring an area independently.

We wish you a great time exploring England on foot, and would love to hear more about your experiences. Photos also welcome of course! Please contact us through [email protected].

 

Walking holidays in other European countries

Also interested in walking holidays in other countries? Start from the homepage to browse all the walking holidays in Europe and the UK.

Map of England in Europe The English flag.

England

Capital: London

Area: 50,346 sq. miles, about half of the area of the UK

Population: 51 million

Currency: Pound

What is walking in England like?

With its unrivalled network of public footpaths and green countryside, England is among Europe's favourite walking holiday destinations.

From the Lake District to the South West Coast path, and from the famous Cotswolds to Dartmoor and Exmoor, everywhere you set out on foot you will encounter history, and landscape beauty.


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