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Discover the magic of England On Foot, By Bike or in the Water

Small Groups. Big Adventures.

Reconnect. Get Active. Explore. Your English Holiday Awaits...

Now is the perfect time to plan your Autumn English adventure with Active England. Join us and cycle, walk, or wild swim down byways, old railway lines, estuaries, rivers and along dramatic coastal cliffs and moors. Action packed days outdoors glide into relaxed evenings, with like-minded people around the campfire, sharing stories from the day….

Our tours are for the active – whether you are looking for a guided Cycling, Swimming, or Walking holiday – and those looking for a more gentle adventure, with a range of new wellness tours just launched. You’ll have plenty of time to sit back relax and enjoy the journey, finishing our days at some of the most beautiful sunset spots and some of the best pubs known to man!

Our tours are weekly and range in length from three days through to six days and are run by our qualified and charismatic guides – the heartbeat of our business. Tours are in all areas of the country with a focus on the Lake District and Northumberland, Devon and Cornwall and the Cotswolds and with optional dawn and evening walks, evening picnics and early morning swims we’re confident we’ll give you an experience to remember.

 

Cycle The Cotswolds

Cycle The Cotswolds

The best of the Cotswolds on two wheels

Our guided, private, and self-guided Cotswolds cycle tours will get you feeling the wind in your hair, pedalling down quiet winding lanes, to see the best of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Wild Swimming Holidays

Wild Swimming Holidays

Expertly Guided Swim Tours Throughout England

Join one of our friendly groups, meet like-minded people and discover iconic swims and hidden landscapes – from the water up!

 

Wellness Retreats

Wildlife and Nature Tours

Journey through Devon, discovering the wildlife and reconnecting to nature!

Yoga, Swim, Hike and Forest Bath – Connect Mind, Body and Spirit on one our Devon wellbeing retreats

 

Group Trips

Group Trips

Travel with Friends and Family

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

https://activeenglandtours.com/small-group-trips/

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.

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!

  • star rating  Imagine tree-lined paths, peaceful moments with sky everywhere, and closing the day in a cosy pub- it was everything we imagined it would be! We did a six day... read more

    DarcyTrips
    July 31, 2022

    star rating  My son and I just completed a three week LeJog tour through Active England, and were impressed with all the guides' professionalism and caring attitudes. They also made it... read more

    Y9371OEmarkl
    July 6, 2022

    star rating  We are a Bliss of four wild women who love wild swimming and have just completed an amazing weekend of open water swimming with our wonderful guides Tatty and Laura.... read more

    katyvdv
    June 26, 2022
  • star rating  The LeJog tour with Active England was a bike tour of a lifetime. 19 days of riding averaging 60 miles per day. The guides were outstanding... read more

    jpeyemd
    June 21, 2022

    star rating  I have done two bespoke bicycle trips organized by Active England, the latest a LEJOG over three weeks. Excellent guides — knowledgeable, industrious, attentive and delightful company — throughout the... read more

    323fredericky
    June 21, 2022

    star rating  We had a group of 6 of us and Active England set us up on an amazing tour. We rode through the beautiful Cotswolds, visited Stonehenge and ended at... read more

    pollieg1
    June 2, 2022
  • star rating  Our group of 8 women did the Cycle Cotswolds Tour and it was amazing. Our guides Chris and Jess were the best guides you could ask for, they were professional,... read more

    BuffBikerBabes
    June 1, 2022

    star rating  Not an honest organization. Out of consideration for them I left my deposit with them during the pandemic instead of requesting its return. In the meantime they changed the policy... read more

    Paradise786027
    March 30, 2022

    star rating  Fabulous, fun packed weekend with experienced guides. We swam in beautiful locations and were fed well and thoroughly looked after. Swimming ability was not an issue as there were always... read more

    Jo M
    September 25, 2021
  • star rating  We had a fantastic 3 day weekend in South Devon. The guides were very friendly, helpful and informative. They took us to lots of unique and different locations and we... read more

    EBlow
    September 11, 2021

    star rating  Amazing trip. Super well organized and fantastic guides and driver. So much fun. The sites were good, swimming was not too difficult, the water was chilly so definitely recommend... read more

    adelefrancesca
    August 31, 2021

    star rating  I chose the 3 day swimming trip in Devon and it was fabulous! Varied swims in rivers, the sea and an outdoor lido and no pressure to do longer swims... read more

    katesH6367IS
    August 26, 2021
  • star rating  Great guides who made our trip really enjoyable. There was no pressure to swim beyond your ability and we had time to chill. I really liked the variety of locations... read more

    I3906NEjop
    August 26, 2021

    star rating  My short midweek break was a delightful experience throughout with beautiful swimming and excellent organisation. The team were efficient yet relaxed and friendly, helpful and accommodating. The group was possibly... read more

    jodY76RO
    August 25, 2021

    star rating  The variety was great - from coasts to rivers to lidos. However what elevated this to a fantastic few days was our guides. They were professional, fun, and paid such... read more

    Kath S
    August 24, 2021
  • star rating  Devon Swim Tour. A fantastic experience, wonderful variety of swims. A fun bunch of people to swim with and great itinerary. The whole experience superbly executed by... read more

    L2872QMlynnr
    August 24, 2021

    star rating  This is our 3rd time traveling with Active England and we wouldn’t travel thru England any other way. They are incredibly thoughtful to work with. They made the stressful planning... read more

    rhondagreenberg
    August 13, 2021

    star rating  The swimming weekend in Devon was a joy from start to finish. Locations, local knowledge, and the expertise and good humour of the guides made it an experience I... read more

    mimmmihe
    August 12, 2021

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