England

England’s vibrant cities and rich history need little introduction, but perhaps lesser known to foreigners is just how broad a range of different landscapes are available to the active adventurer. With its medieval towns, sleepy seaside villages, idyllic countryside and ever-changing coastline, England is a stunning destination that’s superbly suited to walking, hiking and biking adventures.

Follow the World Heritage Listed path of Hadrian's Wall, an incredible 84-mile stone wall built by the Romans in 122 AD, through rolling pastures and rugged moorland; and visit the picturesque Cotswold village of Bilbury, described by British designer William Morris as England’s most beautiful village.

Explore the Channel Islands of Jersey, Guernsey and Sark by bike; and hike the Cornish Peninsula, discovering fishing villages, historic towns and spectacular coastal scenery you walk sections of the Cornish Coastal Path.

Pass castles and chateaux as you cycle along the Avenue Verte from Paris to London; and head to Cumbria, one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, to admire the mountains, fells, lakes and tarns of the Lake District, the Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales.

Traverse England on foot following Wainright's famous Coast to Coast Trail from St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay; and explore the spectacular coastlines of Dorset and Wessex, steeped in history and blessed with landscapes that have inspired writers, filmmakers and travellers alike.

With everything from gentle walks to hikes and cycling journeys, our unique itineraries are designed to get you deep into the heart of England, regardless of your fitness level.

 

Making England affordable

Our active trips in England only include what you need like accommodation, meals, bikes on cycle trips, luggage transfers, maps and route directions on self guided trips and an experienced local guide for group trips, as well as the peace of mind that comes with complete backup and support.

Explore England at your own pace

On self guided trips you can expect to receive up-to-date and well researched route notes and maps, seamless luggage transfers and competitive pricing on all essential services. Many self guided trips also have daily departure dates, allowing you to enjoy the convenience and flexibility a self guided trip offers.

Enjoy flexibility and choices

Cycling or walking, 2 star or 4 star, small groups or self guided, land or sea - we can help you explore England exactly the way you want.


 

Reducing waste

Our Waste Management Policy encourages our travellers to take their own reusable water bottles, coffee cups and reusable stuff sacks to avoid single use plastics.

Supporting local

In the English regions that we travel through tourism is the main source of income for many local people. We support them by working with local family run accommodations and suppliers so that your money actually assists the community that hosts you.

Paddock to plate

The paddock to plate concept is one we encourage by choosing to work with accommodations that source produce from local farms. This provides you with fresher meals and ensures your money directly assists local economies.


Hotels

Often family run, these charming hotels range from 2 to 4 stars and provide access to local living thanks to your hosts. The hospitality is generous and their local knowledge is invaluable. Where possible, we choose locations that add to your experience.

Bed & breakfasts (B&Bs)

Simple yet rich in local character, the B&Bs chosen are clean, comfortable and run by hosts that help add to your experience.

Guesthouses

Similar to bed & breakfasts, these family-owned accommodations are clean and comfortable. Rooms with en suites generally have a shower but no bath due to space. There may be a separate room with a bath tub.

Country inns

Enjoy the cosy country setting and convenience of staying in a comfortable place that is attached to a restaurant or pub, usually on the ground floor with the rooms above.



A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



Currency

Pound Sterling

International Dialing Code

+44

Electricity

Electricity in The United Kingdom is 230 Volts, at 50 hertz. The most common pin type is G (UK – 3 prong).

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