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Get stuck in with like-minded, active, people up for adventure

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Immerse Yourself in Active England Adventures

Your UK Adventure awaits...

With freedom on the horizon, thanks to our NHS heroes, now is the perfect time to plan your countryside adventure. Join us on for a weekend break to cycle, SUP, and kayak the Thames, or take an adventure holiday surfing, coasteering and wild swimming on Cornwall’s dramatic coast. Action packed days in the wilds glide into relaxed evenings around the firepit, sharing stories, with BBQs and our “free beer and wine” fridge to keep the tales flowing.

Our tours are for the active – whether you are looking for self guided cycling tours, a UK walking holiday or a multi-activity extravaganza, Active England will take the hassle out getting outdoors. You’ll have plenty of time to sit back relax and enjoy the ride, finishing our days in some of the best pubs known to man chatting in beer gardens and watching the sunset over another glorious day.

All our trips start a direct train ride from central London, accessible from across the country, so you can see the best parts of the Lake District, Cornwall and the Cotswolds without a car.

Cotswold Adventure

Cotswold Adventure

Active Holidays In The Cotswolds

Get stuck into an active weekend or week away in the Cotswolds with like-minded people, filled with wild swimming, cycling, yoga, walking, kayaking and even stand up paddle boarding.

Cornwall Adventure

Cornwall Adventure

Coastal Multi-Activity Adventure Holidays in Cornwall

Spend your days outdoors in the wild landscapes and majestic coastline, and your evenings around the firepit, with home cooked food, a beer in hand, and a great group around you!

Walk The Cotswolds

Walk The Cotswolds

Hike through stunning English countryside, the Cotswolds or along the Ridgeways and National Trails

Our Cotswolds walking tours allow you to journey on foot, at your own pace, in your own time.

Cycle The Cotswolds

Cycle The Cotswolds

Experience The Best Of The Cotswolds

Our guided private, and self-guided Cotswolds cycle tours will immerse you in the best of the English countryside.

Private Tours

Private Tours

Creating Your Perfect UK Active Holiday

We can turn any trip we run into a private tour, or create a bespoke holiday from scratch to suit your group exactly.

Private, Guided and Self-Guided Adventure Holidays

Travel with a friends, treat your family, join our small group adventures, or explore on your own with our self-guided walking and cycling tours – the choice is yours! Go private and create your own perfect itinerary, picking activities which are most appeal to you and your group.

With routes curated over years of experience, our tours take the most picturesque way down the road less travelled, with a story and destination to each journey, be that a SUP down the Fowey River to the Fisherman’s Inn, seeking the source of the Thames, or cycling the Camel Trail to Padstow and beyond for great surf and coasteering.

Return to Nature and Reconnect with Each Other

Rediscover the English countryside and coast, escape the cities and reconnect with each other and nature.  Cycle down winding, quiet lanes, swim in lakes, kayak the coast, SUP down canals all in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way.

We stay in glamping sites overlooking meadows, off grid eco huts with views of the sea or beautiful Cotswold inns, with attention to detail and an eye for the unusual. Our guides are the heartbeat of our tours and will take care of your every need, ensuring our groups knit together allowing you to enjoy your trip with us at your own pace and in your own time.

Adventures for all

We welcome couples, families, solo travellers, friends and private groups, with a tour to suit everyone who wants to embrace our wonderful countryside and coast in an active way. Our adventure holidays are suitable for all fitness levels and abilities, with different routes and options allowing you to push yourself to a challenge, or relax and soak up the view. 

Signature Tours

Meet Active England

Inspire Your Adventure Holiday in the UK

Our Tours Are Rated 97% Excellent by Trip Advisor

With itineraries to suit all, award winning accommodation and food Active England Tours sets the benchmark for active travel in England, but don’t take our word for it, just check out our reviews on Trip Advisor where our guests rate us 97% excellent!

  •   My 6-day cycling trip in Kent was wonderful. This was my 4th trip with Active England (2 in the Cotswolds, 1 in the Cotswolds/Devon/Cornwall - a custom made trip -... read more

    LH1957
    1/16/2020

      My sister and I booked the Classic 8 day self-guided walking tour in mid-September of 2019. We both declared it one of the best trips either of us had... read more

    Becca H
    10/09/2019

      Frances and Active England Tours are fantastic! We booked a 3 day walking tour through the Cotswolds and it far exceeded what we expected; beautiful walks, lovely destinations, excellent accommodations,... read more

    KatieD2684
    10/05/2019
  •   I cannot recommend this tour company highly enough for anyone looking to explore England’s beautiful countryside. Our tour guide was fantastic! Each destination was lovely with the perfect amount of... read more

    Emily B
    10/05/2019

      I traveled with the ACTIVE ENGLAND group fall 2019 on both the Classic Cotswold and the Cornwall/Devon trips. I chose guided hiking but joined self guided guests and... read more

    Pookawinner
    10/02/2019

      My husband and I were looking for a guided walk through the countryside of England that included classic pubs. Not only did Active England provide that, but they also included... read more

    cap18i
    9/26/2019
  •   We did the 3 day self-guided tour and experienced 3 days of amazing rides throughout the beautiful Cotswolds. Picture small towns, small farming roads with fields, sheep, cows, and... read more

    Peyton M
    9/26/2019

      We can't say enough about our cycling tour with Active England. Even Mother Nature cooperated with glorious weather. Jago, our cycling guide was enthusiastic, entertaining and patient. We rode through... read more

    Bicyclemanics
    9/24/2019

      What an amazing time my husband and I had with Active England in the Cotswolds! From start to finish, Jago and Howard did everything possible to make our... read more

    Anita W
    9/22/2019
  •   My wife and I truly enjoyed our 8 day walk thru the Cotswolds. We are from the Arizona desert, so to be totally immersed in England’s beautiful rural countryside was... read more

    dscledwards
    9/17/2019

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Cornwall Swimming Holiday – 6 Day

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Dorset Swimming Weekend – 3 Day

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Devon Swimming Weekend - 3 Day

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Devon Swimming Weekend - 3 Day

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Thames Swimming Weekend – 3 Day

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Devon Swimming Holiday – 6 Day

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Cotswolds Autumn Cycling -   Self-Guided Weekend 

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Cotswolds Villages Autumn Walking – Self-Guided Weekend

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Cotswolds Villages Autumn Walking – Self-Guided Weekend

Cotswolds Short Walks Autumn– SG Weekend

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Cotswolds Villages Autumn Walking – 4 Day Self-Guided

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Cotswolds Villages Autumn Walking – 4 Day Self-Guided

Cotswolds Short Walks  Autumn – 4 Day Self-Guided

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Cotswolds Short Walks Autumn – 4 Day Self-Guided

Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Self-Guided

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Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Self-Guided

Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Guided

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Walk The Ridgeway – 7 Day Guided

Walk The Cotswolds Way - 11 Day Self-Guided

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Walk The Cotswolds Way – 11 Day Self-Guided

Walk The Cotswolds Way – 11 Day Guided

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Cotswolds Villages Walking – 5 Day Guided

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Cotswolds Villages Walking – 5 Day Guided

Cotswold Villages Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

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Cotswold Villages Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

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Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Self-Guided

Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Guided

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Cornwall Walking – 6 Day Guided

Walk The Lake District - 9 Day Self-Guided

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