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Reviews

We love to hear what you think of our tours and are always striving to go that extra mile and ensure that you have the best time on your trip. We pride ourselves on having the best guides, exceptional accommodation, and perfectly tailored routes to suit every group we travel with.

But don’t just take our word for it… take a look at our reviews!

  • 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
    9/25/2021

    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
    9/11/2021

    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
    8/31/2021
  • 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
    8/26/2021

    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
    8/26/2021

    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
    8/25/2021
  • 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
    8/24/2021

    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
    8/24/2021

    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
    8/13/2021
  • 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
    8/12/2021

    star rating  I thoroughly enjoyed the 4 day swim trip with fabulous guides and friendly fellow swimmers, amazing locations and varied, highly enjoyable swims in clear waters. The guides were super friendly... read more

    Bea_Sti7
    8/10/2021

    star rating  Fabulous swim locations, expert guidance, congenial company, comfortable hotel - all put together with thorough planning and lots of smiles

    155jennier
    8/09/2021
  • star rating  Brilliant 3 day swimming trip to South Devon. Excellent organisation, value for money and leadership by enthusiastic, knowledgeable and fun guides. There was a good range of swimming... read more

    lindarW9525KU
    8/09/2021

    star rating  A fantastic weekend of swims led by enthusiastic, experienced and friendly guides. The two leaders and our driver could not have done more to make the weekend a memorable and... read more

    Elaine K
    8/09/2021

    star rating  We took the 4 days swimming tour in Cornwall. It was a great experience with plenty of opportunities to swim in this beautiful part of England. The tour was very... read more

    Mariaswimm
    8/05/2021
  • star rating  We had the most wonderful short break on Dartmoor, swimming and walking, our guides were enthusiastic and very well informed on local knowledge.

    sallypope1954
    7/22/2021

    star rating  We had the most fantastic 4-day Devon swim tour with Active England - everything was perfectly organised making everything so easy for us, the swims were beautiful, varied and... read more

    bronwynf503
    7/21/2021

    star rating  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

“Will and Zen did a great job guiding our small group through the breathtaking countryside lanes of the Cotswolds! We saw many notable sites along the way and enjoyed many delicious meals….and ales! Highly recommended!!”

Kimberly, D. on  Tripadvisor

“I have never been so pleased with a guided tour. Will and his guides are so able and willing. From the equipment we were provided the guidance everything was excellent. Everyone is top notch from expertise to friendliness! I would leave again tomorrow. The routes and flexibility were wonderful the scenery and places you visit are spectacular I highly recommend if you haven’t seen this part of England go for it, its fabulous and the accommodations were lovely!”

Beverly, S. Tripadvisor Review

“Absolutely loved this cycle tour! A perfect blend of riding and touring historic sites. Zen and Will were so attentive – every need was met. Not only did we have Zen on the bikes with us, but Will accompanied in the van. So if any distance or hill (some 20% grades) were too much, you could catch a ride. Also, as our groups abilities varied, we were given the option to push ahead at a pace that suited us. Accommodations were superb; meals in hotels and in the pubs along the routes were excellent.”

Mary M, TripAdvisor Reviews

“I absolutely loved the bike trip through the Cotswolds! I signed up for the 8 day self guided trip and couldn’t have been more pleased. Will and Ian made sure we were prepared for the daily route with written directions and/or Garmins. The locals were always friendly and willing to give directions to their favorite coffee shops and pubs. The people are amazing, but the traffic is exceptional! The cars are so respectful of bicycles I did not feel unsafe for one minute even though the streets are narrow and we were driving on the opposite side of the road!”

Bikegirl916, TripAdvisor Reviews

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